Journal of Clinical & Experimental Dermatology Research

Journal of Clinical & Experimental Dermatology Research
Open Access

ISSN: 2155-9554

Brian Dye

Department of Orthodontics, Class One Orthodontic Lab Ltd, British Columbia, Canada

  • Short Communication   
    Malocclusion and Hair Loss: An Intimate Relationship
    Author(s): Brian Dye*

    In the dental industry, it seems no one has entertained the thought that if a dislocated mandible, in a Class II Skeletal relation could occlude or block the blood flow in in the STA. Therefore stopping or impeding blood flow to the vertex of the head and therefor causing balding. Taking into consideration that in a healthy Class I Skeletal relation, the clearance between the base of the skull and the eminence of the condyle is only 3.5 mm. Orthodontic experience tells us that mandibles 3.5 mm retro gnathic and more are very common. The intent of this paper is to expose the facts and evidence that show the Class II Skeletal mandible is the cause of balding by blocking blood flow through the S.T.A. balding of vertex can be avoided. A large array of research has been, and continues to be conducted to determine the causative agent for hair loss. Traditionally such investigation has focus.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2155-9554.10.505

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