Go to content
UR Home

Impact of melatonin on periodontal ligament fibroblasts during mechanical strain

Schröder, Agnes ; Alefeld, Annika ; Forneck, Anne ; Spanier, Gerrit ; Deschner, James ; Proff, Peter ; Kirschneck, Christian



Abstract

Background The endogenous hormone melatonin regulates the circadian rhythm and impacts on bone metabolism. As patient compliance to wear removable orthodontic appliances is generally higher at night, when melatonin release is increased, a boosting effect on tooth movement would be favourable for therapy, whereas an inhibiting effect would indicate daytime wear to be more therapy-effective. We ...

plus


Owner only: item control page
  1. Homepage UR

University Library

Publication Server

Contact:

Publishing: oa@ur.de
0941 943 -4239 or -69394

Dissertations: dissertationen@ur.de
0941 943 -3904

Research data: datahub@ur.de
0941 943 -5707

Contact persons