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As of the end of March 2021, I have started to work as Chief Editor at Annals of Medical Research. Our journal is the official publication of Inonu University Medical Faculty and published uninterruptedly for 28 years.  Our Journal, which is online as an open access journal with monthly free access, is being scanned in many national and international indexes (ULAKBIM TR Dizin, Turkish Medline, EBSCO, Google Scholar, etc.). I would like to thank the Editors before me who contributed to this level. Our primary goal is to ensure the maintenance of this good state of the journal and to ensure that it is scanned in prestigious international indexes (Pubmed Central, SCI-Expended, etc.). In order to achieve these goals, it depends on the original research articles that can be cited and the articles published in our Journal to be cited sufficiently in other international journals. The contributions of our readers, reviewers and authors in achieving this goal are of great importance.

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Comparison of laser and piezo incisions to accelerate orthodontic tooth movement - A pilot rat model study (p.602-7)

Comparison of laser and piezo incisions to accelerate orthodontic tooth movement - A pilot rat model study (p.602-7)

Hilal Yilanci1, Burcak Kara2, Sabri Ilhan Ramoglu3
1Department of Orthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Medipol University, Istanbul, Turkey
2Private practice, Istanbul, Turkey
3Department of Orthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Altinbas University, Istanbul, Turkey
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Aim: The aim of this study was to determine changes in bone structure after laser and piezo incisions evaluated with micro-computed tomography (micro-CT).
Materials and Methods: Forty-eight adult male Sprague Dawley rats were randomly divided into 4 groups: no additional intervention to accelerate tooth movement (n=15), laser incision (n=15), piezocision (n=15), and control (n=3). These groups were divided into subgroups based on duration of applied force: 0, 3, 7, 14, 21, and 28 days. Piezo and laser incisions were made vertically on the mesial palatal side of the left maxillary molar without flap elevation. Tooth movement, bone volume, and bone mineral density were evaluated with micro-CT. P values less than 0.05 were considered statistically significant.
Results: There were no significant differences in bone mineral density, bone volume, or amount of tooth movement between time points in any of the groups. The amount of tooth movement was significantly different between the groups at day 21.
Conclusion: These findings provide some initial basic understanding of changes in the bone following tooth movement alone and with piezocision and laser incisions. Larger sample sizes are needed to better elucidate their effects.

Keywords: Er-YAG lasers; orthodontic tooth movement; piezosurgery; X-Ray microtomography

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doi: 10.5455/annalsmedres.2020.03.200 


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