Effect of continuous versus intermittent orthodontic forces on root resorption: A microcomputed tomography study

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ÖZKALAYCI N., Karadeniz E. I., Elekdag-Turk S., Türk T., Cheng L. L., Darendeliler M. A.

ANGLE ORTHODONTIST, vol.88, no.6, pp.733-739, 2018 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 88 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.2319/012518-68.1
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.733-739
  • Keywords: Root resorption, Continuous, Intermittent, Orthodontics, TOOTH MOVEMENT, PHYSICAL-PROPERTIES, CEMENTUM, LIGHT, CRATERS
  • Ondokuz Mayıs University Affiliated: Yes


Objectives: To compare the extent of root resorption and the amount of tooth movement between continuous orthodontic force and intermittent orthodontic force that was activated in a similar way to a 4-week orthodontic adjustment period.