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Health Sciences profile

Professor Mauro Farella

PositionHead of Discipline of Orthodontics
DepartmentDepartment of Oral Sciences
QualificationsDDS(Naples) Dottore di Ricerca(Reggio Calabria) SpecOrthodontics(Naples) SpecMedStat(Milan)
Research summaryOrthodontics, masticatory muscle physiology, orofacial pain

Research

Mauro Farella is Professor and Chair of Orthodontics, Head of the Postgraduate Programme in Orthodontics (Doctorate in Clinical Dentistry), and Director of the Research Programme “Craniofacial Research”, at the Faculty of Dentistry of the University of Otago, New Zealand.

His current main research interests include clinical orthodontics, biomechanics, craniofacial growth and imaging, jaw function, oral biology, translational research using animal models, and development of wearable devices in dentistry and orthodontics. In addition, Mauro Farella is a widely recognised expert in orofacial muscles, bruxism, and temporomandibular joint research. Internationally, his past research endeavours have been supported with research grants amounting to over one million Euros.

He is Associate Editor of the Journal “Orthodontics and Craniofacial Research”, of the “Korean Journal of Orthodontics”, and member of the Editorial Board of the "Journal of Oral Rehabilitation”.

He has lectured in 22 different countries and is the recipient of several national and international research prizes, such as the Alan Docking Award from the International Association for Dental Research, and the Sir John Walsh Award, and the Research Supervisor of the Year (2021) Award, to acknowledge the excellence achieved in dental research and postgraduate supervision. Mauro Farella is a specialist in Orthodontics registered in New Zealand and practises clinical orthodontics exclusively.

Publications

Smith, J. M., Weir, T., Kang, A., & Farella, M. (2022). Predictability of lower incisor tip using clear aligner therapy. Progress in Orthodontics, 23(1), 37. doi: 10.1186/s40510-022-00433-4

Shi, C., Feng, Y., Hsiao, Y.-C., Smith, J., Jin, C., Farella, M., & Mei, L. (2022). Clear aligners brands and marketing claims: An overview of available information on the web. Australasian Orthodontic Journal, 38(2), 252-262. doi: 10.2478/aoj-2022-0025

Mohammed, H., Kumar, Jr, R., Bennani, H., Halberstadt, J. B., & Farella, M. (2022). Automated detection of smiles as discrete episodes. Journal of Oral Rehabilitation. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/joor.13378

Kang, A., Firth, F. A., Antoun, J., Mei, L., Ali, A., & Farella, M. (2022). Three-dimensional digital assessment of typodont activations. Orthodontics & Craniofacial Research. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/ocr.12611

Yu, W. W., Goh, R., Cheong, E., Guan, G., Jin, C., Cannon, R. D., Farella, M., & Mei, L. (2022). Prevalence of halitosis among young adults in Dunedin, New Zealand. International Journal of Dental Hygiene. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/idh.12609

Barakat, N. J., Sabri, R., AbouJaoude, N., Firth, F., Farella, M., & Faulkner, R. F. (2022). Implants and orthodontics: A symbiotic partnership. In J. Beumer, III, R. F. Faulkner, K. C. Shah & B. M. Wu (Eds.), Fundamentals of implant dentistry (Vol. 1): Prosthodontic principles. (2nd ed.) (pp. 516-537). Batavia, IL: Quintessence Publishing.

Chapter in Book - Research

Prasad, S., Farella, M., & Melsen, B. (2022). Treatment duration: Can it be shortened? In B. Melsen & C. Luzi (Eds.), Adult orthodontics. (2nd ed.) (pp. 438-445). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons. doi: 10.1002/9781119775805.ch20

Chapter in Book - Research

Michelotti, A., & Farella, M. (2010). Malocclusion and body posture. In D. Manfredini (Ed.), Current concepts on temporomandibular disorders. (pp. 283-293). London: Quintessence.

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Palla, S., & Farella, M. (2010). Masticatory muscle pain. In S. Mense & R. D. Gerwin (Eds.), Muscle pain: Diagnosis and treatment. (pp. 193-228). New York: Springer.

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Hodgkinson, D., Prasad, S., Antoun, J. S., Mei, L., & Farella, M. (2022). Biomechanical properties of the lips in a pre-orthodontic sample of adolescents and young adults. European Journal of Orthodontics, 44(2), 232-239. doi: 10.1093/ejo/cjab053

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Kang, A., Firth, F. A., Antoun, J., Mei, L., Ali, A., & Farella, M. (2022). Three-dimensional digital assessment of typodont activations. Orthodontics & Craniofacial Research. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/ocr.12611

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Mohammed, H., Kumar, Jr, R., Bennani, H., Halberstadt, J. B., & Farella, M. (2022). Automated detection of smiles as discrete episodes. Journal of Oral Rehabilitation. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/joor.13378

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Olliver, S. J., Broadbent, J. M., Prasad, S., Cai, C., Thomson, W. M., & Farella, M. (2022). Changes in incisor relationship over the life course: Findings from a cohort study. Journal of Dentistry, 117, 103919. doi: 10.1016/j.jdent.2021.103919

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Prasad, S., Denotti, G., & Farella, M. (2022). Effect of prior knowledge about treatment on cephalometric measurements. Journal of Orthodontics. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/14653125221094333

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Shi, C., Feng, Y., Hsiao, Y.-C., Smith, J., Jin, C., Farella, M., & Mei, L. (2022). Clear aligners brands and marketing claims: An overview of available information on the web. Australasian Orthodontic Journal, 38(2), 252-262. doi: 10.2478/aoj-2022-0025

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Skilbeck, M. G., Mei, L., Mohammed, H., Cannon, R. D., & Farella, M. (2022). The effect of ligation methods on biofilm formation in patients undergoing multi-bracketed fixed orthodontic therapy: A systematic review. Orthodontics & Craniofacial Research, 25, 14-30. doi: 10.1111/ocr.12503

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Smith, J. M., Weir, T., Kang, A., & Farella, M. (2022). Predictability of lower incisor tip using clear aligner therapy. Progress in Orthodontics, 23(1), 37. doi: 10.1186/s40510-022-00433-4

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Yu, W. W., Goh, R., Cheong, E., Guan, G., Jin, C., Cannon, R. D., Farella, M., & Mei, L. (2022). Prevalence of halitosis among young adults in Dunedin, New Zealand. International Journal of Dental Hygiene. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/idh.12609

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Al-Ani, A. H., Antoun, J. S., Thomson, W. M., Topless, R., Merriman, T. R., & Farella, M. (2021). Common variants of EDA are associated with non-syndromic hypodontia. Orthodontics & Craniofacial Research, 24, 155-163. doi: 10.1111/ocr.12419

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Idris, G., Smith, C., Galland, B., Taylor, R., Robertson, C. J., & Farella, M. (2021). Home-based monitoring of eating in adolescents: A pilot study. Nutrients, 13(12), 4354. doi: 10.3390/nu13124354

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Idris, G., Smith, C., Galland, B., Taylor, R., Robertson, C. J., Bennani, H., & Farella, M. (2021). Relationship between chewing features and body mass index in young adolescents. Pediatric Obesity, 16, e12743. doi: 10.1111/ijpo.12743

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Itskovich, Y., Meikle, M. C., Cannon, R. D., Farella, M., Coates, D. E., & Milne, T. J. (2021). Differential behaviour and gene expression in 3D cultures of femoral- and calvarial-derived human osteoblasts under a cyclic compressive mechanical load. European Journal of Oral Sciences, 129, e12818. doi: 10.1111/eos.12818

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Leask, M., Carleton, C., Leeke, B., Newman, T., Antoun, J., Farella, M., & Horsfield, J. (2021). Riboceine rescues auranofin-induced craniofacial defects in zebrafish. Antioxidants, 10, 1964. doi: 10.3390/antiox10121964

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Lin, W., Farella, M., Antoun, J. S., Topless, R. K., Merriman, T. R., & Michelotti, A. (2021). Factors associated with orthodontic pain. Journal of Oral Rehabilitation, 48, 1135-1143. doi: 10.1111/joor.13227

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Prasad, S., Farella, M., Paulin, M., Yao, S., Zhu, Y., & Jansen van Vuuren, L. (2021). Effect of electrode characteristics on electromyographic activity of the masseter muscle. Journal of Electromyography & Kinesiology, 56, 102492. doi: 10.1016/j.jelekin.2020.102492

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Prasad, S., Ramanan, D., Bennani, H., Paulin, M., Cannon, R. D., Palla, S., & Farella, M. (2021). Associations among masticatory muscle activity, physical activity and self-reported oral behaviours in adult women. Clinical Oral Investigations, 25, 5049-5059. doi: 10.1007/s00784-021-03816-9

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Ramanan, D., Palla, S., Bennani, H., Polonowita, A., & Farella, M. (2021). Oral behaviours and wake-time masseter activity in patients with masticatory muscle pain. Journal of Oral Rehabilitation, 48, 979-988. doi: 10.1111/joor.13219

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Au, J., Mei, L., Bennani, F., Kang, A., & Farella, M. (2020). Three-dimensional analysis of lip changes in response to simulated maxillary incisor advancement. Angle Orthodontist, 90(1), 118-124. doi: 10.2319/022219-134.1

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Firth, F. A., Milne, T. J., Seo, B., & Farella, M. (2020). An in-vitro mechanical strain three-dimensional culture model: Periodontal ligament cell viability, apoptosis, and endoplasmic reticulum stress response. European Journal of Oral Sciences, 128, 120-127. doi: 10.1111/eos.12681

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Olliver, S. J., Broadbent, J. M., Thomson, W. M., & Farella, M. (2020). Occlusal features and TMJ clicking: A 30-Year evaluation from a cohort study. Journal of Dental Research, 99(11), 1245-1251. doi: 10.1177/0022034520936235

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Benic, G. Z., Farella, M., Morgan, X. C., Viswam, J., Heng, N. C., Cannon, R. D., & Mei, L. (2019). Oral probiotics reduce halitosis in patients wearing orthodontic braces: A randomized, triple-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Journal of Breath Research, 13, 036010. doi: 10.1088/1752-7163/ab1c81

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Benson, P. E., Gilchrist, F., & Farella, M. (2019). The Malocclusion Impact Questionnaire (MIQ): Cross-sectional validation in a group of young people seeking orthodontic treatment in New Zealand. Dentistry, 7(1), 24. doi: 10.3390/dj7010024

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Lee, S., Firth, F. A., Bennani, F., Harding, W., Farella, M., & Antoun, J. S. (2019). Evaluation of objective and subjective treatment outcomes in orthodontic cases treated with extraction of a mandibular incisor. Angle Orthodontist, 89(6), 862-867. doi: 10.2319/011018-25.1

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Meredith, L., Mei, L., Farella, M., & Cannon, R. D. (2019). Bacterial adhesion to human enamel after enameloplasty. New Zealand Dental Journal, 115(3), 103-107.

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Prasad, S., Paulin, M., Cannon, R. D., Palla, S., & Farella, M. (2019). Smartphone-assisted monitoring of masticatory muscle activity in freely moving individuals. Clinical Oral Investigations, 23, 3601-3611. doi: 10.1007/s00784-018-2785-3

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Al-Dujaili, M., Milne, T. J., Cannon, R. D., & Farella, M. (2018). Postnatal expression of chondrogenic and osteogenic regulatory factor mRNA in the rat condylar cartilage. Archives of Oral Biology, 93, 126-132. doi: 10.1016/j.archoralbio.2018.05.019

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Chen, L., Liversidge, H., Chen, K., Farella, M., Sassani, S., Patel, D., … Brook, A. (2018). Delay in dental development and variations in root morphology are outcomes of the complex adaptive system associated with the numerical variation of hypodontia. International Journal of Design & Nature & Ecodynamics, 13(1), 101-106. doi: 10.2495/DNE-V13-N1-101-106

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Idris, G., Galland, B., Robertson, C. J., Gray, A., & Farella, M. (2018). Mandibular advancement appliances for sleep-disordered breathing in children: A randomized crossover clinical trial. Journal of Dentistry, 71, 9-17. doi: 10.1016/j.jdent.2018.01.006

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Jin, C., Bennani, F., Gray, A., Farella, M., & Mei, L. (2018). Survival analysis of orthodontic retainers. European Journal of Orthodontics, 40(5), 531-536. doi: 10.1093/ejo/cjx100

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Ma, Q., Bimal, P., Mei, L., Olliver, S., Farella, M., & Li, H. (2018). Temporomandibular condylar morphology in diverse maxillary–mandibular skeletal patterns: A 3-dimensional cone-beam computed tomography study. Journal of the American Dental Association, 149(7), 589-598. doi: 10.1016/j.adaj.2018.02.016

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Ma, R., Hwang, K.-C., Murray, C., Thomson, W. M., Farella, M., & Mei, L. (2018). Clinical dental noise and its association with the hearing thresholds of New Zealand dental students and clinical staff. New Zealand Dental Journal, 114(2), 73-78.

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Nichols, G. A. L., Antoun, J. S., Fowler, P. V., Al-Ani, A. H., & Farella, M. (2018). Long-term changes in oral health-related quality of life of standard, cleft, and surgery patients after orthodontic treatment: A longitudinal study. American Journal of Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics, 153(2), 224-231. doi: 10.1016/j.ajodo.2017.06.018

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Sew Hoy, W., Antoun, J., Lin, W., Chandler, N., Merriman, T., & Farella, M. (2018). Ecological momentary assessment of pain in adolescents undergoing orthodontic treatment using a smartphone app. Seminars in Orthodontics, 24(2), 209-216. doi: 10.1053/j.sodo.2018.04.002

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Al Balushi, S., Mei, L., & Farella, M. (2017). Patient's satisfaction with orthodontic care from an academic clinical service. New Zealand Dental Journal, 113(4), 13-20.

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Al-Ani, A. H., Antoun, J. S., Thomson, W. M., Merriman, T. R., & Farella, M. (2017). Maternal smoking during pregnancy is associated with offspring hypodontia. Journal of Dental Research, 96(9), 1014-1019. doi: 10.1177/0022034517711156

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Antoun, J. S., Mei, L., Gibbs, K., & Farella, M. (2017). Effect of orthodontic treatment on the periodontal tissues. Periodontology 2000, 74(1), 140-157. doi: 10.1111/prd.12194

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Antoun, J. S., Thomson, W. M., Merriman, T. R., & Farella, M. (2017). Self-reported oral behaviour habits in hyperdivergent and normodivergent facial types. Journal of Oral Rehabilitation, 44(1), 16-21. doi: 10.1111/joor.12452

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Antoun, J. S., Thomson, W. M., Merriman, T. R., Rongo, R., & Farella, M. (2017). Impact of skeletal divergence on oral health-related quality of life and self-reported jaw function. Korean Journal of Orthodontics, 47(3), 186-194. doi: 10.4041/kjod.2017.47.3.186

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Chan, A., Antoun, J. S., Morgaine, K. C., & Farella, M. (2017). Accounts of bullying on Twitter in relation to dentofacial features and orthodontic treatment. Journal of Oral Rehabilitation, 44(4), 244-250. doi: 10.1111/joor.12487

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Cioffi, I., Farella, M., Chiodini, P., Ammendola, L., Capuozzo, R., Klein, C., … Michelotti, A. (2017). Effect of weather on temporal pain patterns in patients with temporomandibular disorders and migraine. Journal of Oral Rehabilitation, 44(5), 333-339. doi: 10.1111/joor.12498

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Hutchinson, E. F., Farella, M., Hoffman, J., & Kramer, B. (2017). Variations in bone density across the body of the immature human mandible. Journal of Anatomy, 230(5), 679-688. doi: 10.1111/joa.12591

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Mei, L., Chieng, J., Wong, C., Benic, G. Z., & Farella, M. (2017). Factors affecting dental biofilm in patients wearing fixed orthodontic appliances. Progress in Orthodontics, 18(1), 4. doi: 10.1186/s40510-016-0158-5

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Meredith, L., Farella, M., Lowrey, S., Cannon, R. D., & Mei, L. (2017). Atomic force microscopy analysis of enamel nanotopography after interproximal reduction. American Journal of Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics, 151(4), 750-757. doi: 10.1016/j.ajodo.2016.09.021

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Meredith, L., Mei, L., Cannon, R. D., & Farella, M. (2017). Interproximal reduction in orthodontics: Why, where, how much to remove? Australasian Orthodontic Journal, 33(2), 150-157.

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Sassani, S., Patel, D., Farella, M., Henneberg, M., Ranjitkar, S., Yong, R., Swindells, S., & Brook, A. H. (2017). Variation in tooth crown size and shape are outcomes of the complex adaptive system associated with the tooth number variation of hypodontia. International Journal of Design & Nature & Ecodynamics, 13(1), 114-120. doi: 10.2495/DNE-V13-N1-107-113

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Ukra, A., Foster Page, L. A., Thomson, W. M., Knight, R. G., & Farella, M. (2017). Self-report of temporomandibular joint clicking and psychological factors: Is there an association? Journal of Oral Rehabilitation, 44(7), 511-516. doi: 10.1111/joor.12514

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Duan, P., Qu, W., Zou, S., Chen, Y., Lan, H., Farella, M., & Mei, L. (2016). Influence of fixed orthodontic treatment on the menstrual cycle of adult females: A prospective longitudinal study. Angle Orthodontist, 86(3), 475-480. doi: 10.2319/121814-922.1

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Farella, M., Loke, C., Sander, S., Songini, A., Allen, M., Mei, L., & Cannon, R. D. (2016). Simultaneous wireless assessment of intra-oral pH and temperature. Journal of Dentistry, 51, 49-55. doi: 10.1016/j.jdent.2016.05.012

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Gray, S., Bennani, H., Kieser, J. A., & Farella, M. (2016). Morphometric analysis of cervical vertebrae in relation to mandibular growth. American Journal of Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics, 149(1), 92-98. doi: 10.1016/j.ajodo.2015.06.028

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Gray, S., Stacknik, S., & Farella, M. (2016). Space maintenance: An overview for clinicians. New Zealand Dental Journal, 112(3), 76-80.

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Loke, C., Lee, J., Sander, S., Mei, L., & Farella, M. (2016). Factors affecting intra-oral pH: A review. Journal of Oral Rehabilitation, 43(10), 778-785. doi: 10.1111/joor.12429

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MacAvoy, S. K., Jack, H. C., Kieser, J., & Farella, M. (2016). Effect of occlusal vertical dimension on swallowing patterns and perioral electromyographic activity. Journal of Oral Rehabilitation, 43(7), 481-487. doi: 10.1111/joor.12397

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Michelotti, A., Iodice, G., Piergentili, M., Farella, M., & Martina, R. (2016). Incidence of temporomandibular joint clicking in adolescents with and without unilateral posterior cross-bite: A 10-year follow-up study. Journal of Oral Rehabilitation, 43(1), 16-22. doi: 10.1111/joor.12337

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Park, J. E., Gray, S., Bennani, H., Antoun, J. S., & Farella, M. (2016). Morphometric growth changes of the nasopharyngeal space in subjects with different vertical craniofacial features. American Journal of Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics, 150(3), 451-458. doi: 10.1016/j.ajodo.2016.02.021

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Parton, A. L., Duncan, W. J., Oliveira, M. E., Key, O., & Farella, M. (2016). Implant-based three-dimensional superimposition of the growing mandible in a rabbit model. European Journal of Orthodontics, 38(5), 546-552. doi: 10.1093/ejo/cjv085

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Tan, A., Bennani, F., Thomson, W. M., Farella, M., & Mei, L. (2016). A qualitative study of orthodontic screening and referral practices among dental therapists in New Zealand. Australian Orthodontic Journal, 32(2), 155-164.

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Antoun, J. S., Cameron, C., Sew Hoy, W., Herbison, P., & Farella, M. (2015). Evidence of secular trends in a collection of historical craniofacial growth studies. European Journal of Orthodontics, 37(1), 60-66. doi: 10.1093/ejo/cju007

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Antoun, J. S., Fowler, P. V., Jack, H. C., & Farella, M. (2015). Oral health-related quality of life changes in standard, cleft, and surgery patients after orthodontic treatment. American Journal of Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics, 148(4), 568-575. doi: 10.1016/j.ajodo.2015.03.028

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Choi, J. E., Loke, C., Waddell, J. N., Lyons, K. M., Kieser, J. A., & Farella, M. (2015). Continuous measurement of intra-oral pH and temperature: Development, validation of an appliance and a pilot study. Journal of Oral Rehabilitation, 42(8), 563-570. doi: 10.1111/joor.12294

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Hutchinson, E. F., Farella, M., & Kramer, B. (2015). Importance of teeth in maintaining the morphology of the adult mandible in humans. European Journal of Oral Sciences, 123(5), 341-349. doi: 10.1111/eos.12203

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White, A. K., Venn, B., Lu, L. W., Rush, E., Gallo, L. M., Yong, J. L. C., & Farella, M. (2015). A comparison of chewing rate between overweight and normal BMI individuals. Physiology & Behavior, 145, 8-13. doi: 10.1016/j.physbeh.2015.03.028

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Anthony, M. T., & Farella, M. (2014). Body dysmorphic disorder and orthodontics: An overview for clinicians. Australian Orthodontic Journal, 30(2), 208-213.

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Antoun, J. S., Lawrence, C., Leow, A., Rongo, R., Dias, G., & Farella, M. (2014). A three-dimensional evaluation of Māori and New Zealand European faces. Australian Orthodontic Journal, 30(2), 169-175.

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Beck, V. J., Farella, M., Chandler, N. P., Kieser, J. A., & Thomson, W. M. (2014). Factors associated with pain induced by orthodontic separators. Journal of Oral Rehabilitation, 41(4), 282-288. doi: 10.1111/joor.12144

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Henzell, M. R., Knight, A. M., Morgaine, K. C., Antoun, J. S., & Farella, M. (2014). A qualitative analysis of orthodontic-related posts on Twitter. Angle Orthodontist, 84(2), 203-207. doi: 10.2319/051013-355.1

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Inger, M., Bennani, V., Farella, M., Bennani, F., & Cannon, R. D. (2014). Efficacy of air/water syringe tip sterilization. Australian Dental Journal, 59(1), 87-92. doi: 10.1111/adj.12146

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Jack, H. C., Kieser, J., Antoun, J. S., & Farella, M. (2014). The effect of incremental lower lip advancement on oral pressure and EMG activity of the lower lip. European Journal of Orthodontics, 36, 672-677. doi: 10.1093/ejo/cjt094

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Kieser, J. A., Farland, M. G., Jack, H., Farella, M., Wang, Y., & Rohrle, O. (2014). The role of oral soft tissues in swallowing function: What can tongue pressure tell us? Australian Dental Journal, 59(1, Suppl.), 155-161. doi: 10.1111/adj.12103

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Li, J., Xie, X., Wang, Y., Yin, W., Antoun, J. S., Farella, M., & Mei, L. (2014). Long-term remineralizing effect of casein phosphopeptide-amorphous calcium phosphate (CPP-ACP) on early caries lesions in vivo: A systematic review. Journal of Dentistry, 42, 769-777. doi: 10.1016/j.jdent.2014.03.015

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Ng, D., McNee, C., Kieser, J., & Farella, M. (2014). Neck and shoulder muscle activity during standardized work-related postural tasks. Applied Ergonomics, 45(3), 556-563. doi: 10.1016/j.apergo.2013.07.012

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Peng, Y., Wu, R., Qu, W., Wu, W., Chen, J., Fang, J., … Farella, M., & Mei, L. (2014). Effect of visual method vs plaque disclosure in enhancing oral hygiene in adolescents and young adults: A single-blind randomized controlled trial. American Journal of Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics, 145(3), 280-286. doi: 10.1016/j.ajodo.2013.10.021

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Rongo, R., Antoun, J. S., Lim, Y. X., Dias, G., Valletta, R., & Farella, M. (2014). Three-dimensional evaluation of the relationship between jaw divergence and facial soft tissue dimensions. Angle Orthodontist, 84(5), 788-794. doi: 10.2319/092313-699.1

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Beck, V. J., Stacknik, S., Chandler, N. P., & Farella, M. (2013). Orthodontic tooth movement of traumatised or root-canal-treated teeth: A clinical review. New Zealand Dental Journal, 109(1), 6-11.

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Foster Page, L. A., Thomson, W. M., Ukra, A., & Farella, M. (2013). Factors influencing adolescents' oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL). International Journal of Paediatric Dentistry, 23(6), 415-423. doi: 10.1111/ipd.12011

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Henzell, M., Knight, A., Antoun, J. S., & Farella, M. (2013). Social media use by orthodontic patients. New Zealand Dental Journal, 109(4), 130-133.

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Khayami, S., Bennani, F., & Farella, M. (2013). Fingers in mouths: From cause to management. New Zealand Dental Journal, 109(2), 49-54.

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Martina, R., Cioffi, I., Galeotti, A., Tagliaferri, R., Cimino, R., Michelotti, A., … Farella, M., & Paduano, S. (2013). Efficacy of the Sander bite-jumping appliance in growing patients with mandibular retrusion: A randomized controlled trial. Orthodontics & Craniofacial Research, 16, 116-126. doi: 10.1111/ocr.12013

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Ng, D., De Silva, R. K., Smit, R., De Silva, H., & Farella, M. (2013). Facial attractiveness of skeletal Class II patients before and after mandibular advancement surgery as perceived by people with different backgrounds. European Journal of Orthodontics, 35(4), 515-520. doi: 10.1093/ejo/cjs028

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Po, J. M. C., Gallo, L. M., Michelotti, A., & Farella, M. (2013). Comparison between the rhythmic jaw contractions occurring during sleep and while chewing. Journal of Sleep Research, 22, 593-599. doi: 10.1111/jsr.12057

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Ukra, A., Foster Page, L. A., Thomson, W. M., Farella, M., Tawse Smith, A., & Beck, V. (2013). Impact of malocclusion on quality of life among New Zealand adolescents. New Zealand Dental Journal, 109(1), 18-23.

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Kim, I., Duncan, W. J., & Farella, M. (2012). Evaluation of mandibular growth using cone-beam computed tomography in a rabbit model: A pilot study. New Zealand Dental Journal, 108(1), 9-12.

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Martina, R., Cioffi, I., Farella, M., Leone, P., Manzo, P., Matarese, G., … Cordasco, G. (2012). Transverse changes determined by rapid and slow maxillary expansion: A low-dose CT-based randomized controlled trial. Orthodontics & Craniofacial Research, 15(3), 159-168. doi: 10.1111/j.1601-6343.2012.01543.x

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Michelotti, A., Cioffi, I., Landino, D., Galeone, C., & Farella, M. (2012). Effects of experimental occlusal interferences in individuals reporting different levels of wake-time parafunctions. Journal of Orofacial Pain, 26(3), 168-175.

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Michelotti, A., Iodice, G., Volaro, S., Steenks, M. H., & Farella, M. (2012). Evaluation of the short-term effectiveness of education versus an occlusal splint for the treatment of myofascial pain of the jaw muscles. Journal of the American Dental Association, 143(1), 47-53.

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Timmins, K., Liversidge, H., Farella, M., Herbison, P., & Kieser, J. (2012). The usefulness of dental and cervical maturation stages in New Zealand children for Disaster Victim Identification. Forensic Science, Medicine & Pathology, 8(2), 101-108. doi: 10.1007/s12024-011-9251-8

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Ukra, A., Bennani, F., & Farella, M. (2012). Psychological aspects of orthodontics in clinical practice: Part two: General psychosocial wellbeing. Progress in Orthodontics, 13(1), 69-77. doi: 10.1016/j.p.2011.08.001

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Zembić, A., Johannesen, L. H., Schou, S., Malo, P., Reichert, T., Farella, M., & Hämmerle, C. H. F. (2012). Immediately restored one-piece single-tooth implants with reduced diameter: One-year results of a multi-center study. Clinical Oral Implants Research, 23(1), 49-54. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0501.2011.02174.x

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Cioffi, I., & Farella, M. (2011). Quality of randomised controlled trials in dentistry. International Dental Journal, 61(1), 37-42. doi: 10.1111/j.1875-595X.2011.00007.x

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Farella, M., De Oliveira, M. E., Gallo, L. M., Läubli, T., Tomatis, L., Müller, C., … Palla, S. (2011). Firing duration of masseter motor units during prolonged low-level contractions. Clinical Neurophysiology, 122(12), 2433-2440. doi: 10.1016/j.clinph.2011.05.017

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Leonardi, R., Farella, M., & Cobourne, M. T. (2011). An association between sella turcica bridging and dental transposition. European Journal of Orthodontics, 33(4), 461-465. doi: 10.1093/ejo/cjq106

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Michelotti, A., Buonocore, G., Manzo, P., Pellegrino, G., & Farella, M. (2011). Dental occlusion and posture: An overview. Progress in Orthodontics, 12(1), 53-58. doi: 10.1016/j.pio.2010.09.010

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Parton, A. L., Tong, D. C., De Silva, H. L., Farella, M., & De Silva, R. K. (2011). A nine-year review of orthognathic surgery at the University of Otago. New Zealand Dental Journal, 107(4), 117-120.

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Po, J. M. C., Kieser, J. A., Gallo, L. M., Tésenyi, A. J., Herbison, P., & Farella, M. (2011). Time-frequency analysis of chewing activity in the natural environment. Journal of Dental Research, 90(10), 1206-1210. doi: 10.1177/0022034511416669

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Ukra, A., Bennani, F., & Farella, M. (2011). Psychological aspects of orthodontics in clinical practice: Part One: Treatment-specific variables. Progress in Orthodontics, 12(2), 143-148. doi: 10.1016/j.pio.2011.06.007

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Farella, M., Soneda, K., Vilmann, A., Thomsen, C. E., & Bakke, M. (2010). Jaw muscle soreness after tooth-clenching depends on force level. Journal of Dental Research, 89(7), 717-721. doi: 10.1177/0022034510365448

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