Biomechanical Behaviour of the Periodontal Ligament of the Beagle Dog during the First 5 Hours of Orthodontic Force Application
The aim of this study was to describe the mechanical behaviour of the periodontal ligament (PDL) in response to loading with different forces for a period of 5 hours.
Comparison of the Effects of Rapid Maxillary Expansion Caused by Treatment with Either a Memory Screw or a Hyrax Screw on the Dentofacial Structures - Transversal Effects
The aim of the present study was to investigate and compare the effects of conventional Hyrax screw treatment and memory screw treatment on skeletal and dentoalveolar structures.
Electromyographic Fatigue of Orbicular Oris Muscles During Exercises in Mouth & Nasal Breathing Children
Speech-language and audiological intervention, specifically in Orofacial motricity, is based on action on structural and functional aspects of the orofacial and cervical regions
Children Becoming Hunchbacks due to Addiction to Smart Phones
Chiropractor claims that young people who spend hours hunched over electronic devices are seriously damaging their necks and spines, as witnessed by the rise in cases of text neck
Class II Non-Extraction Treatment in Adult Patients . Does it Make any Sense?
To evaluate dento-skeletal changes following conventional anchorage molar distalization therapy in adult patients.
Posture, Mobility & Tongue Tension
I always like to underscore my points with body awareness, so let’s begin with that. Start by trying on four tongue positions:
What Angle is the Occlusal Plane Relative to the Horizon?
Nature has amazingly design the masticatory system in such a manner to meet the functional demands in a very physiologic manner
The 40 Pound Head - Damaging Effects of Forward Head Posture
The effect of posture on health is becoming more evident. “Spinal pain, headache, cranio-mandibular-joint effects, mood, blood pressure, pulse and lung capacity are among the functions most easily influenced by posture.
Oral Swallowing Exercises
Your physician or speech language pathologist will select which exercises are useful to improving your swallowing function. If an exercise is not selected, do not attempt it without consulting your medical team
Body Posture Depends on Teeth
Why teeth are so important for the posture? The skull is the heaviest part of our body and it is supported at the top, on the last cervical vertebra