Comparison of the efficiency of alveolar decortication and low level laser therapy on orthodontic tooth movement and alveolar metabolism in rats


Cifter M., Celikel A. D. , Cifter E. D. , Tagrikulu B., Olgac V., Erdem M. A. , ...More

JOURNAL OF DENTAL SCIENCES, vol.14, no.4, pp.401-407, 2019 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 14 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jds.2019.08.004
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF DENTAL SCIENCES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.401-407
  • Keywords: Low level laser therapy, Alveolar decortication, Tooth movement, RANKL-OPG, BONE METABOLISM, OSTEOPROTEGERIN
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background/purpose: Reducing orthodontic treatment duration has many advantages for both clinicians and patients. This study was designed to compare the effects of alveolar decortication and low level laser therapy methods on tooth movement rate and alveolar bone metabolism.