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caffeine orthodontic

Mohsen Shirazi, Hamed Vaziri, Behzad Salari, Pouria Motahhari, Shahroo Etemad-Moghadam, Ahmad Reza Dehpour
OBJECTIVES: to determine the effect of different doses of caffeine on orthodontic tooth movement (OTM) in rats. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Forty male 250-300 g Sprague-Dawley rats were randomly divided into four groups of ten animals each and received 0 (control), 1 g/l, 2 g/l and 3 g/l caffeine in tap water for 3 days. Orthodontic appliances were ligated between the maxillary first molars and incisors on the 4th day of the study period. All rats were sacrificed after 2 weeks of treatment after which OTM was measured...
March 2017: Iranian Journal of Basic Medical Sciences
Jianru Yi, Boxi Yan, Meile Li, Yu Wang, Wei Zheng, Yu Li, Zhihe Zhao
OBJECTIVE: Caffeine is the kernel component of coffee and has multiple effects on bone metabolism. Here we aimed to investigate the effects of caffeine intake on orthodontic tooth movement (OTM). DESIGN: (1) In the in vivo study, two groups comprising 15 randomly assigned rats each underwent orthodontic treatment. One group ingested caffeine at 25mg/kg body weight per day and the other, plain water. After 3 weeks, the degree of tooth movement and effect on the periodontium were assessed...
April 2016: Archives of Oral Biology
Hiroshi Yoshimura, Miho Hasumoto-Honjo, Tokio Sugai, Natsuki Segami, Nobuo Kato
Endopiriform nucleus (EPN) is located deep to the piriform cortex, and has neural connections with not only neighboring sensory areas but also subcortical areas where emotional and nociceptive information is processed. Well-balanced oral condition might play an important role in stability of brain activities. When the oral condition is impaired, several areas in the brain might be affected. In the present study, we investigated whether abnormal conditions of oral region influence neural activities in the EPN...
February 21, 2014: Neuroscience Letters
J Michael Steffen
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2003: Journal—Oklahoma Dental Association
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