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Seminars in Orthodontics

VOL 16, NO 2

JUNE 2010

Craniofacial Muscles, Molecules and Malocclusion
Nigel P. Hunt, PhD, MSc, BDS, FDS RCS, FDS RCPS, Morth RSC
Guest Editor
Introduction
Nigel P. Hunt

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Rat as a Model for Studying the Effect of Masticatory Muscle Function on
Craniofacial Growth
¨ dman and Stavros Kiliaridis
Anna O

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Long-Face Craniofacial Morphology: Cause or Effect of Weak Masticatory
Musculature?
P. H. van Spronsen

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Molecular Diagnosis in Orthodontics, Facial Orthopedics, and
Orthognathic Surgery: Implications for Treatment Progress and Relapse
Winfried Harzer, Nenad Maricic, Tomasz Gedrange, Mark P. Lewis,
and Nigel P. Hunt
Growth Factor Targets for Orthodontic Treatments
Elisabeth R. Barton and Charles Crowder
The Role of Connective Tissue and Extracellular Matrix Signaling in Controlling
Muscle Development, Function, and Response to Mechanical Forces
Alec S. T. Smith, Rishma Shah, Nigel P. Hunt, and Mark P. Lewis

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Orthodontics at a Pivotal Point of Transformation
Jeremy J. Mao

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Regeneration of Jaw Muscle—Potential Cellular Mechanisms
Karin H. Carlqvist, Mark P. Lewis, Nigel P. Hunt, and Rishma Shah

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The Future? Craniofacial Skeletal Muscle Engineering as an Aid for the
Management of Craniofacial Deformities
Rishma Shah and Mark P. Lewis

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