Orthodontic Force Application in Correlation with Salivary Lactate Dehydrogenase Activity

Erik Husin, Rosalina Tjandrawinata, Magdalena Juliani, Boedi O. Roeslan

Abstract


Orthodontic tooth movement generate mechanical forces to periodontal ligament and alveolar bone. The forces correlate with initial responses of periodontal tissues and involving many metabolic changes. One of the metabolic changes detected in saliva is lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) activity. Objectives: To evaluate the correlation between orthodontic interrupted force application, lactate dehydrogenase activity and the distance of tooth movement. Methods: upper premolar, pre-retraction of upper canine and 1, 7, 14, 21 and 28 days post-retraction of upper canine with 100g interrupted orthodontic force. Results: duration of force (F=11.926 p 14 and 28 days post-retraction of canine. The region of retraction correlated with the distance of tooth movement (F=7.377 p=0.007). The duration of force correlated with the distance of tooth movement (F=66.554 p=0.000). retraction of canine. Conclusion: This study concluded that orthodontic interrupted force application on canine could increase the distance of tooth movement and LDH activity in saliva.



Keywords


lactate dehydrogenase; orthodontic force; saliva

DOI: https://doi/org/10.14693/jdi.v19i1.123

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