Essential Biomechanics

The Scientific Basis for Orthodontic Excellence.
Our posts will range from basic biomechanical principles to the resolution of complex
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Does diabetes affect orthodontic movement?

By |January 24th, 2017|Categories: Post|

This month our blog will we will cover a physiological topic. Recently, several studies raise the hypothesis that diabetes affects the speed of orthodontic movement. However, a simple consultation with the literature is not able

A summary of the year 2016

By |December 27th, 2016|Categories: Post|

1) Who is in control? Our welcome post. It emphasized the responsibility the professional should have conducting his cases, especially in relation to the knowledge of the exact laws that govern all orthodontic appliances. We

A greeting for professor Burstone

By |December 3rd, 2016|Categories: Post|

The history of orthodontics was constructed by people who have significantly contributed to improving the specialty. Probably the most striking personality of all is Professor Edward Hartley Angle (1855-1930), recognized as the "father" of modern

Part 2: How to evaluate the equilibrium of orthodontic appliances

By |November 16th, 2016|Categories: Post|

In our last post (Part 1: Clarifying terms), we explained the Newton's laws applied to orthodontics, with emphasis on the first law, THE LAW OF INERTIA, by which we showed that ALL orthodontic appliances must