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(1).Acar, A. H., Yolcu, ., Altndi, S., Gl, M., Alan,
H., & Malko, S. (2016). Bone regeneration by low-
LIPUS is being used in orthodontic tooth level laser therapy and low-intensity pulsed
is a shorter
movement treatments. It is a noninvasive ultrasound therapy in the rabbit calvarium. Archives
method that increases the orthodontic tooth Of Oral Biology, 6160-65.
doi:10.1016/j.archoralbio.2015.10.011 way of saying
movement without causing extensive damage
to the surrounding tissues. (2).Andrade, I., Sousa, A. B. dos S., & da Silva, G. G.
(2014).New therapeutic modalities to modulate Low Intensity Pulse Ultrasonic
Low intensity ultrasound pulse therapy is a orthodontic tooth movement. Dental Press Journal
new emerging noninvasive therapeutic of Orthodontics, 19(6), 123133.
modality that is being applied to bone Date of publication
regeneration and fracture healing. LIPUS is an 9451.19.6.123-133.sar
FDA approved intervention for accelerating
(3).Manaka, S., Tanabe, N., Kariya, T., Naito, M.,
bone growth during healing fractures as well
Takayama, T., Nagao, M., & ... Miyazaki, M. (2015).
in sports medicine and myofuntiontional Low-intensity pulsed ultrasound-induced ATP
therapy. increases bone formation via the P2X7 receptor in
osteoblast-like MC3T3-E1 cells. FEBS Letters, 589(3),
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I KNOW? (4).Uchida K, Urabe K, Naruse K, Mikuni-Takagaki Y,

Inoue G, Takaso M. 5. Accelerated Fracture Healing
Targeting Periosteal Cells: Possibility of Combined
The use of LIPUS in the dental setting is a fairly Presented by
new idea with promising results but more Therapy of Low-Intensity Pulsed Ultrasound (LIPUS),
research needs to be investigated. Bone Graft, and Growth Factor (bFGF). Journal Of
Orthopaedic Trauma [serial online]. August Armando Chavez, DH Student
LIPUS has many clinical advantages; it is a 2016;30(8):S3. Available from: CINAHL Complete, &
biological stimulus, easy to use and noninvasive, in Ipswich, MA. Accessed November 2, 2016. Anabel Mendoza, DH Student
addition to being widely used in clinical medicine.
In the future, LIPUS could be a more widely used (5).Rego, E. B., Takata, T., Tanne, K., & Tanaka, E.
technique if further research is done and more (9/27/2012).Current Status of Low Intensity Pulsed
convenient intraoral devices are created. Ultrasound for Dental Purposes. The Open Dentistry
Journal, 6, 220225.
As of right now, LIPUS has shown no detected side LAMAR INSTITUTE
effects, although a higher frequency can cause a
delay in bone healing.
One of the major problems with any dental
EFFECT EVERYONE treatment or trauma is the unknown side
effects that can happen at a cellular level,
such as root resorption. Tooth root
resorption is regarded as a major problem
Dental disease affects millions of people encountered after tooth replantation and
worldwide. Tooth decay, periodontal orthodontic tooth movement. LIPUS seems
disease, dental pulp infection and to be a possible tool for treatment for
inflammatory root resorption can result in
inhibiting and reversing root resorption. So
tooth loss and seriously compromise
human health and quality of life.
far, studies have shown drastic changes in
rats, but not so drastic in dogs and rabbits
In the past few years, the improvement of according to studies done by Xue et al. [1.]
tissue engineering in the dental field has
achieved relevant results. The use of Sample
LIPUS stimulation has been used as a 48 rats divided into 6 groups
tool for enhance tooth and periodontal
regeneration. It has been shown to play Duration
an important role in cell metabolism and 20 min/day for 14 Days. Burst of 200
enhance cellular performance. s followed by pause of 800 s
LIPUS is a form of physical energy that
can be delivered into living tissue as LIPUS and Vibration specification
ultrasonic vibrations. (1) The alternating Frequency 1.5-MHz; intensity
pressure is translated into an
extracellular mechanical force at the cell
55%, 36%, and 45% acceleration in
tooth movement on days 5, 7, and 14,
Movement in experimental group
1118 m } not

Movement in control group

773 } not given