Affiliation: Indiana University
- Self-corrective T-loop design for differential space closureRodrigo F Viecilli
Department of Oral Facial Development, Orthodontics Section, Indiana University School of Dentistry, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA corrected
Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 129:48-53. 2006..The angulations and steps during movement introduced by rotation can considerably modify the force system acting on the teeth...
- Optimization of microCT data processing for modelling of dental structures in orthodontic studiesR Viecilli
Department of Oral Facial Development Biomechanics Laboratory, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
Comput Methods Biomech Biomed Engin 10:257-63. 2007..The proposed procedures enabled high definition rendering of changes in tooth and bone morphology in orthodontic studies. They also allowed for the construction of solid models for finite element analyses...
- Three-dimensional mechanical environment of orthodontic tooth movement and root resorptionRodrigo F Viecilli
Biomechanics Laboratory, Department of Orthodontics and Orofacial Genetics, Indiana University School of Dentistry and Purdue School of Engineering and Technology, Indianapolis, Ind 46202, USA
Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 133:791.e11-26. 2008..In this study, we analyzed the predominant directions of tension and compression in the alveolar structures...
- Comparison of dentoalveolar morphology in WT and P2X7R KO mice for the development of biomechanical orthodontic modelsRodrigo Viecilli
Department of Orthodontics and Oral Facial Genetics, Indiana University School of Dentistry, 1121 W Michigan St, Indianapolis, IN 46224, USA
Anat Rec (Hoboken) 292:292-8. 2009..A single finite element model of the tooth can be used to mechanically represent both strains. P2X7R does not have a major effect on alveolar bone or tooth morphology. The P2X7R effects are site-specific...
- Force system generated by an adjustable molar root movement mechanismRodrigo F Viecilli
Department of Orthodontics and Oral Facial Genetics, Indiana University School of Dentistry, Purdue School of Engineering and Technology, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 135:165-73. 2009..Experimental verification of a 3-dimensional force system is described for a unique molar root movement strategy that can be adapted to many clinical scenarios...
- Orthodontic mechanotransduction and the role of the P2X7 receptorRodrigo F Viecilli
Department of Orthodontics and Orofacial Genetics, Indiana University School of Dentistry, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 135:694.e1-16; discussion 694-5. 2009..Its main function is to promote necrotic tissue metabolism by ensuring a normal acute-phase inflammatory response. We used a mouse model to describe and compare orthodontic mechanotransduction in wild-type and P2X7 knock-out mice...