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An M-CSF Receptor c-Fms Antibody Inhibits Mechanical Stress-Induced Root Resorption during Orthodontic Tooth Movement in Mice

Divisions of Orthodontic and Dentofacial Orthopedics, Department of Translational Medicine, Course of Medical and Dental Sciences, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan.
The Angle Orthodontist (Impact Factor: 1.28). 10/2009; 79(5):835-41. DOI: 10.2319/080708-412.1
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ABSTRACT To examine the effect of anti-c-Fms antibody on odontoclastogenesis and root resorption in an orthodontic tooth movement mouse model.
We used orthodontic tooth movement in which an Ni-Ti coil spring was inserted between the upper incisors and the upper first molar. Root resorption occurred in this model. Anti-c-Fms antibody was injected daily into a local site for 12 days during mechanical loading. Odontoclastogenesis and root resorption were assessed by histology and scanning electron microscopy.
The anti-c-Fms antibody significantly inhibited odontoclastogenesis and root resorption during orthodontic tooth movement.
M-CSF and/or its receptor is a potential therapeutic target in mechanical stress- induced odontoclastogenesis, and injection of an anti-c-Fms antibody might be useful for inhibition of mechanical stress-induced root resorption during orthodontic tooth movement.

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