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doi: 10.3791/62149 Published: April 15, 2021


Name Company Catalog Number Comments
1-mL BD Luer-Lok syringe BD 309628
1X phosphate buffered saline VWR Life Sciences 0780-10L
200 proof ethanol VWR Life Sciences V1016
Aluminum alloy 5019 wire Sigma-aldrich GF15828813 0.08 mm diameter wire, length 100th, temper hard. Used as wire ligature around molar.
Avizo 9.7 Thermo Fisher Scientific N/A Used to analyze microCT scans
Castroviejo Micro Needle Holders Fine Science Tools 12060-01
Clr Plan-Apochromat 20x/1.0,CorrVIS-IR M27 85mm Zeiss N/A Used for second harmonic generation imaging
Cone socket handle, single ended, hand-form G.Hartzell and son 126-CSH3 Handle of the inspection mirror
EC Plan-Neofluar 5x/0.16 Zeiss 440321-9902 Used for light-sheet imaging
Elipar DeepCure-S LED curing light 3M ESPE 76985
Eppendorf safe-lock tubes, 1.5mL Eppendorf 22363204
Ethyl cinnamate, >= 98% Sigma-aldrich W243000-1KG-K
Hypodermic Needle, 27G x 1/2'' BD 305109
Ketathesia 100mg/ml Henry Schein Animal Health NDC:11695-0702-1
KIMWIPES delicate task wipers Kimberly-Clark 21905-026 (VWR Catalog number) Purchased from VWR
LightSheet Z.1 dual illumination microscope system Zeiss LightSheet Z.1/LightSheet 7 Used for lightsheet imaging
LSM 880 NLO multi-photon microscope Zeiss LSM 880 NLO Used for two-photon imaging
MEGAmicro, plane, 5mm dia, SS-Thread Hahnenkratt 6220 Front surface inspectrio mirror
MicroCT machine, MicroXCT-200 Xradia MICRO XCT-200
Mini-Colibri Fine Science Tools 17000-01
PermaFlo Flowable Composite Ultradent 948
Procedure platform N/A N/A Custom-made from lab materials
Routine stereo micscope M80 Leica Micosystems M80
Sentalloy NiTi open coil spring TOMY Inc. A 0.15mm diameter closed NiTi coil with an inner coil diameter of 0.9mm delivers a force of 10g. Similar products can be purchased from Dentsply Sirona. 
T-304 stainless steel ligature wire, 0.009'' diameter Orthodontics SBLW109 0.009''(.23mm) diameter, Soft temper
X-Ject E (Xylazine) 100mg/ml Henry Schein Animal Health NDC:11695-7085-1
Z100 Restorative, A2 shade 3M ESPE 5904A2



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Xu, H., Lee, A., Sun, L., Naveh, G. R. S. 3D Imaging of PDL Collagen Fibers during Orthodontic Tooth Movement in Mandibular Murine Model. J. Vis. Exp. (170), e62149, doi:10.3791/62149 (2021).More

Xu, H., Lee, A., Sun, L., Naveh, G. R. S. 3D Imaging of PDL Collagen Fibers during Orthodontic Tooth Movement in Mandibular Murine Model. J. Vis. Exp. (170), e62149, doi:10.3791/62149 (2021).

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