Tecco Simona Professore associatoMedicineMED/28 Malattie odontostomatologiche




Associate Professor in Dental Diseases (S.S.D. MED/28) since 2017

Qualified as Full Professor (A.S.N.2016)

Born in Pescara on 25/4/1975

Degree with honors and academic mention in Dentistry and Dental Prosthetics in Chieti in 1999

PhD in Odontostomatological Sciences at the University of Chieti

PhD in Masticatory Physiology and Dental Materials at the University of Turin

Specialist in Orthodontics at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome


From 2000 to 2011 she attended the Department of Odontostomatological Sciences of the University G.D’Annunzio, Chieti, dedicating herself to clinical and basic research in the field of dentistry

From 2014 to 2017 she was University Researcher at the Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan

Since 2017 she is Associate Professor at the Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan

Since 2017 she has been a Consultant at the San Raffaele Hospital, Dentistry Unit.

From 2000 to date she has been the holder of research funding from public funding agencies (European Community) and private firms.


Research Areas

The research activity of Prof. Simona Tecco is mainly focused on the study of pediatric dentistry, with particular regard to orthodontic problems, and to new technologies in the sector. The research works are mainly of a clinical nature. Another area of ​​study concerns the study of the physiology and pathology of the temporomandibular joints and related cranio-cervical problems. Prof. Tecco is a member of the Editorial Board of several journals in the field; and active member of international associations and academies in the field.



1: Nota A, Abati S, Bosco F, Rota I, Polizzi E, Tecco S. General Health,
Systemic Diseases and Oral Status in Adult Patients with Coeliac Disease.
Nutrients. 2020 Dec 15;12(12):3836. doi: 10.3390/nu12123836. PMID: 33334061;
PMCID: PMC7765540.

2: Tecco JM, Tecco S. Awake Bruxism Treated with Pregabaline in a Patient with
Generalized Anxiety Disorder. Psychiatr Danub. 2020 Sep;32(Suppl 1):33-35. PMID:

3: Quinzi V, Nota A, Caggiati E, Saccomanno S, Marzo G, Tecco S. Short-Term
Effects of a Myofunctional Appliance on Atypical Swallowing and Lip Strength: A
Prospective Study. J Clin Med. 2020 Aug 15;9(8):2652. doi: 10.3390/jcm9082652.
PMID: 32824218; PMCID: PMC7465646.

4: Nota A, Palumbo L, Pantaleo G, Gherlone EF, Tecco S. Developmental Enamel
Defects (DDE) and Their Association with Oral Health, Preventive Procedures, and
Children's Psychosocial Attitudes towards Home Oral Hygiene: A Cross-Sectional
Study. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020 Jun 5;17(11):4025. doi:
10.3390/ijerph17114025. PMID: 32516977; PMCID: PMC7311990.

5: Nota A, Darvizeh A, Primožič J, Onida F, Bosco F, Gherlone EF, Tecco S.
Prevalence of Caries and Associated Risk Factors in a Representative Group of
Preschool Children from an Urban Area with High Income in Milan Province, Italy.
Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020 May 12;17(10):3372. doi:
10.3390/ijerph17103372. PMID: 32408678; PMCID: PMC7277466.

6: Mummolo S, Nota A, Albani F, Marchetti E, Gatto R, Marzo G, Quinzi V, Tecco
S. Salivary levels of Streptococcus mutans and Lactobacilli and other salivary
indices in patients wearing clear aligners versus fixed orthodontic appliances:
An observational study. PLoS One. 2020 Apr 24;15(4):e0228798. doi:
10.1371/journal.pone.0228798. PMID: 32330172; PMCID: PMC7182227.

7: Nota A, Bosco F, Ehsani S, Giugliano F, Moreo G, Tecco S. Oral Hygiene in a
Sample of Children/Adolescents Living in Family-Homes from the Province of Milan
(Italy): A Pilot Study. Dent J (Basel). 2020 Apr 9;8(2):33. doi:
10.3390/dj8020033. PMID: 32283692; PMCID: PMC7345650.

8: Mummolo S, Tieri M, Nota A, Caruso S, Darvizeh A, Albani F, Gatto R, Marzo G,
Marchetti E, Quinzi V, Tecco S. Salivary concentrations of Streptococcus mutans
and Lactobacilli during an orthodontic treatment. An observational study
comparing fixed and removable orthodontic appliances. Clin Exp Dent Res. 2020
Apr;6(2):181-187. doi: 10.1002/cre2.261. Epub 2019 Dec 3. PMID: 32250562; PMCID:

9: DENTAL SUPPLEMENT, Ambu E, Caruso S, Gatto R, Tecco S, Severino M.
Regenerative endodontics procedure of an immature permanent mandibular molar
with a necrotic pulp using biodentine: a 16 months radiographic follow-up. J
Biol Regul Homeost Agents. 2020 Jan-Feb;34(1 Suppl. 1):33-37. PMID: 32064833.

10: Nota A, Caruso S, Cantile T, Gatto R, Ingenito A, Tecco S, Ferrazzano GF.
Socioeconomic Factors and Oral Health-Related Behaviours Associated with Dental
Caries in Preschool Children from Central Italy (Province of Ascoli Piceno).
Biomed Res Int. 2019 Dec 23;2019:7981687. doi: 10.1155/2019/7981687. PMID:
31930137; PMCID: PMC6942729.

11: Monticone M, Rocca B, Abelli P, Tecco S, Geri T, Gherlone EF, Luzzi D, Testa
M. Cross-cultural adaptation, reliability and validity of the Italian version of
the craniofacial pain and disability inventory in patients with chronic
temporomandibular joint disorders. BMC Oral Health. 2019 Nov 12;19(1):244. doi:
10.1186/s12903-019-0927-x. PMID: 31718686; PMCID: PMC6852744.

12: Caruso S, Nota A, Darvizeh A, Severino M, Gatto R, Tecco S. Poor oral habits
and malocclusions after usage of orthodontic pacifiers: an observational study
on 3-5 years old children. BMC Pediatr. 2019 Aug 22;19(1):294. doi:
10.1186/s12887-019-1668-3. PMID: 31438904; PMCID: PMC6706895.

13: Caruso S, Nota A, Ehsani S, Maddalone E, Ojima K, Tecco S. Impact of molar
teeth distalization with clear aligners on occlusal vertical dimension: a
retrospective study. BMC Oral Health. 2019 Aug 13;19(1):182. doi:
10.1186/s12903-019-0880-8. PMID: 31409348; PMCID: PMC6692944.

14: Nota A, Tecco S, Caruso S, Severino M, Gatto R, Baldini A. Analysis of
errors in following the rapid maxillary expansion activation protocol: An
observational study. Eur J Paediatr Dent. 2019 Jun;20(2):116-118. doi:
10.23804/ejpd.2019.20.02.06. PMID: 31246086.

15: Marino A, Nota A, Caruso S, Gatto R, Malagola C, Tecco S. Obstructive sleep
apnea severity and dental arches dimensions in children with late primary
dentition: An observational study. Cranio. 2019 Jun 25:1-6. doi:
10.1080/08869634.2019.1635296. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 31238802.

16: Tecco S, Parisi MR, Gastaldi G, Polizzi E, D'Amicantonio T, Zilocchi I,
Gardini I, Gherlone EF, Lazzarin A, Capparè P. Point-of-care testing for
hepatitis C virus infection at an Italian dental clinic: portrait of the pilot
study population. New Microbiol. 2019 Jul;42(3):133-138. Epub 2019 Jun 3. PMID:

17: Cutilli T, Coletti G, Fatayer MW, Caruso S, Tecco S, Gatto R, Leocata P.
Very large Ameloblastic Fibroma with Calcifying Odontogenic Cyst in an 8-year-
old child. Histological and immunohistochemical characterisation. Eur J Paediatr
Dent. 2019 Mar;20(1):19-22. doi: 10.23804/ejpd.2019.20.01.04. PMID: 30919639.

18: Nota A, Tecco S, Cioffi C, Beraldi A, Padulo J, Baldini A. Occlusion time
analysis in military pilots affected by bruxism. Sci Rep. 2019 Feb 5;9(1):1408.
doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-38166-2. PMID: 30723236; PMCID: PMC6363799.

19: Tecco S, Baldini A, Nakaš E, Primozic J. Orthodontics in Growing Patients:
Clinical/Biological Evidence and Technological Advancement 2018. Biomed Res Int.
2018 Nov 28;2018:7281846. doi: 10.1155/2018/7281846. PMID: 30622960; PMCID:

20: Libonati A, Nardi R, Gallusi G, Angotti V, Caruso S, Coniglione F, Marzo G,
Mattei A, Tecco S, Paglia L. Pain and anxiety associated with Computer-
Controlled Local Anaesthesia: systematic review and meta-analysis of cross-over
studies. Eur J Paediatr Dent. 2018 Dec;19(4):324-332. doi:
10.23804/ejpd.2018.19.04.14. PMID: 30567452.

21: Nota A, Caruso S, Ehsani S, Baldini A, Tecco S. Three-dimensional volumetric
analysis of mandibular condyle changes in growing subjects: A retrospective
cross-sectional study. Cranio. 2020 Sep;38(5):320-326. doi:
10.1080/08869634.2018.1537088. Epub 2018 Oct 24. PMID: 30353788.

22: Tecco S, Ballanti F, Baldini A. New Frontiers in Orofacial Pain and Its
Management. Pain Res Manag. 2018 Sep 17;2018:6286717. doi: 10.1155/2018/6286717.
PMID: 30305855; PMCID: PMC6166366.

23: Mummolo S, Nota A, Tecco S, Caruso S, Marchetti E, Marzo G, Cutilli T.
Ultra-low-frequency transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation (ULF-TENS) in
subjects with craniofacial pain: A retrospective study. Cranio. 2020
Nov;38(6):396-401. doi: 10.1080/08869634.2018.1526849. Epub 2018 Oct 8. PMID:

24: Tecco S, Caruso S, Nota A, Leocata P, Cipollone G, Gatto R, Cutilli T.
Bilateral Central Giant Cell Granuloma of the mandibular angle in three females
from the same family. Head Face Med. 2018 Sep 4;14(1):14. doi:
10.1186/s13005-018-0171-7. PMID: 30180903; PMCID: PMC6122611.

25: Baldini A, Nota A, Caruso S, Tecco S. Correlations between the Visual
Apparatus and Dental Occlusion: A Literature Review. Biomed Res Int. 2018 Jul
9;2018:2694517. doi: 10.1155/2018/2694517. PMID: 30112371; PMCID: PMC6077684.

26: Mummolo S, Nota A, De Felice ME, Marcattili D, Tecco S, Marzo G. Periodontal
status of buccally and palatally impacted maxillary canines after surgical-
orthodontic treatment with open technique. J Oral Sci. 2018 Dec
27;60(4):552-556. doi: 10.2334/josnusd.17-0394. Epub 2018 Jul 9. PMID: 29984786.

27: Tecco S, Sciara S, Pantaleo G, Nota A, Visone A, Germani S, Polizzi E,
Gherlone EF. The association between minor recurrent aphthous stomatitis (RAS),
children's poor oral condition, and underlying negative psychosocial habits and
attitudes towards oral hygiene. BMC Pediatr. 2018 Apr 13;18(1):136. doi:
10.1186/s12887-018-1094-y. PMID: 29653566; PMCID: PMC5897994.

28: Tecco S, Nota A, Caruso S, Primozic J, Marzo G, Baldini A, Gherlone EF.
Temporomandibular clinical exploration in Italian adolescents. Cranio. 2019
Mar;37(2):77-84. doi: 10.1080/08869634.2017.1391963. Epub 2017 Oct 26. PMID:

29: Nota A, Tecco S, Ehsani S, Padulo J, Baldini A. Postural stability in
subjects with temporomandibular disorders and healthy controls: A comparative
assessment. J Electromyogr Kinesiol. 2017 Dec;37:21-24. doi:
10.1016/j.jelekin.2017.08.006. Epub 2017 Aug 31. PMID: 28865312.

30: Parisi MR, Tecco S, Gastaldi G, Polizzi E, D'Amicantonio T, Negri S, Gardini
I, Schlusnus K, Gherlone E, Capparè P, Lazzarin A. Point-of-care testing for
hepatitis C virus infection at alternative and high-risk sites: an Italian pilot
study in a dental clinic. New Microbiol. 2017 Oct;40(4):242-245. Epub 2017 Aug
21. PMID: 28825443.

31: Tecco S, Grusovin MG, Sciara S, Bova F, Pantaleo G, Capparé P. The
association between three attitude-related indexes of oral hygiene and secondary
implant failures: A retrospective longitudinal study. Int J Dent Hyg. 2018
Aug;16(3):372-379. doi: 10.1111/idh.12300. Epub 2017 Jul 11. PMID: 28696070.

32: Tecco S, Baldini A, Nakaš E, Primozic J. Interceptive Orthodontics and
Temporomandibular Joint Adaptations: Such Evidences? Biomed Res Int.
2017;2017:8953572. doi: 10.1155/2017/8953572. Epub 2017 Apr 26. PMID: 28529956;
PMCID: PMC5424163.

33: Marchetti E, Tecco S, Caterini E, Casalena F, Quinzi V, Mattei A, Marzo G.
Alcohol-free essential oils containing mouthrinse efficacy on three-day
supragingival plaque regrowth: a randomized crossover clinical trial. Trials.
2017 Mar 31;18(1):154. doi: 10.1186/s13063-017-1901-z. PMID: 28359280; PMCID:

34: Baldini A, Nota A, Cioffi C, Ballanti F, Tecco S. Mandibular position
influence on pilots' postural balance analyzed under dynamic conditions. Cranio.
2017 Nov;35(6):367-371. doi: 10.1080/08869634.2016.1271502. Epub 2016 Dec 29.
PMID: 28030997.

35: Baldini A, Nota A, Tecco S, Ballanti F, Cozza P. Influence of the mandibular
position on the active cervical range of motion of healthy subjects analyzed
using an accelerometer. Cranio. 2018 Jan;36(1):29-34. doi:
10.1080/08869634.2016.1249994. Epub 2016 Oct 27. PMID: 27786075.

36: Marchetti E, Ratta S, Mummolo S, Tecco S, Pecci R, Bedini R, Marzo G.
Mechanical Reliability Evaluation of an Oral Implant-Abutment System According
to UNI EN ISO 14801 Fatigue Test Protocol. Implant Dent. 2016 Oct;25(5):613-8.
doi: 10.1097/ID.0000000000000453. PMID: 27548107.

37: Delli Mauri A, Petrini M, Vitale D, Tecco S, Festa F, Barbato E, Spoto G.
Alkaline phosphatase level in gingival crevicular fluid during treatment with
Quad-Helix. J Biol Regul Homeost Agents. 2015 Oct-Dec;29(4):1017-23. PMID:

38: Marchetti E, Casalena F, Capestro A, Tecco S, Mattei A, Marzo G. Efficacy of
two mouthwashes on 3-day supragingival plaque regrowth: a randomized crossover
clinical trial. Int J Dent Hyg. 2017 Feb;15(1):73-80. doi: 10.1111/idh.12185.
Epub 2015 Nov 2. PMID: 26522915.

39: Marchetti E, Tecco S, Santonico M, Vernile C, Ciciarelli D, Tarantino E,
Marzo G, Pennazza G. Multi-Sensor Approach for the Monitoring of Halitosis
Treatment via Lactobacillus brevis (CD2)-Containing Lozenges--A Randomized,
Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial. Sensors (Basel). 2015 Aug
10;15(8):19583-96. doi: 10.3390/s150819583. PMID: 26266414; PMCID: PMC4570386.

40: Gherlone EF, Capparé P, Tecco S, Polizzi E, Pantaleo G, Gastaldi G, Grusovin
MG. A Prospective Longitudinal Study on Implant Prosthetic Rehabilitation in
Controlled HIV-Positive Patients with 1-Year Follow-Up: The Role of CD4+ Level,
Smoking Habits, and Oral Hygiene. Clin Implant Dent Relat Res. 2016
Oct;18(5):955-964. doi: 10.1111/cid.12370. Epub 2015 Aug 4. PMID: 26238779.

41: Tecco S, Baldini A, Mummolo S, Marchetti E, Giuca MR, Marzo G, Gherlone EF.
Frenulectomy of the tongue and the influence of rehabilitation exercises on the
sEMG activity of masticatory muscles. J Electromyogr Kinesiol. 2015
Aug;25(4):619-28. doi: 10.1016/j.jelekin.2015.04.003. Epub 2015 Apr 22. PMID:

42: Gherlone EF, Capparé P, Tecco S, Polizzi E, Pantaleo G, Gastaldi G, Grusovin
MG. Implant Prosthetic Rehabilitation in Controlled HIV-Positive Patients: A
Prospective Longitudinal Study with 1-Year Follow-Up. Clin Implant Dent Relat
Res. 2016 Aug;18(4):725-34. doi: 10.1111/cid.12353. Epub 2015 May 7. PMID:

43: Giuca MR, Pasini M, Caruso S, Tecco S, Necozione S, Gatto R. Index of
orthodontic treatment need in obese adolescents. Int J Dent. 2015;2015:876931.
doi: 10.1155/2015/876931. Epub 2015 Apr 5. PMID: 25945093; PMCID: PMC4402187.

44: Mummolo S, Tieri M, Tecco S, Mattei A, Albani F, Giuca MR, Marzo G. Clinical
evaluation of salivary indices and levels of Streptococcus mutans and
Lactobacillus in patients treated with Occlus-o-Guide. Eur J Paediatr Dent. 2014
Dec;15(4):367-70. PMID: 25517581.

45: Tecco S, Lacarbonara M, Dinoi MT, Gallusi G, Marchetti E, Mummolo S,
Campanella V, Marzo G. The retrieval of unerupted teeth in pedodontics: two case
reports. J Med Case Rep. 2014 Oct 9;8:334. doi: 10.1186/1752-1947-8-334. PMID:
25301242; PMCID: PMC4206860.

46: Marchetti E, Ratta S, Mummolo S, Tecco S, Pecci R, Bedini R, Marzo G.
Evaluation of an endosseous oral implant system according to UNI EN ISO 14801
fatigue test protocol. Implant Dent. 2014 Dec;23(6):665-71. doi:
10.1097/ID.0000000000000151. PMID: 25290279.

47: Mummolo S, Marchetti E, Albani F, Campanella V, Pugliese F, Di Martino S,
Tecco S, Marzo G. Comparison between rapid and slow palatal expansion:
evaluation of selected periodontal indices. Head Face Med. 2014 Aug 15;10:30.
doi: 10.1186/1746-160X-10-30. PMID: 25128278; PMCID: PMC4158002.

48: Crincoli V, Di Comite M, Di Bisceglie MB, Petruzzi M, Fatone L, De Biase C,
Tecco S, Festa F. Which route of antibiotic administration should be used for
third molar surgery? A split-mouth study to compare intramuscular and oral
intake. Clin Ter. 2014;165(1):e12-6. doi: 10.7471/CT.2014.1665. PMID: 24589954.

49: Giuca MR, Pasini M, Tecco S, Giuca G, Marzo G. Levels of salivary
immunoglobulins and periodontal evaluation in smoking patients. BMC Immunol.
2014 Feb 6;15:5. doi: 10.1186/1471-2172-15-5. PMID: 24502245; PMCID: PMC3918004.

50: Mummolo S, Marchetti E, Giuca MR, Gallusi G, Tecco S, Gatto R, Marzo G. In-
office bacteria test for a microbial monitoring during the conventional and
self-ligating orthodontic treatment. Head Face Med. 2013 Feb 1;9:7. doi:
10.1186/1746-160X-9-7. PMID: 23375053; PMCID: PMC3563582.

51: Silvestrini-Biavati A, Migliorati M, Demarziani E, Tecco S, Silvestrini-
Biavati P, Polimeni A, Saccucci M. Clinical association between teeth
malocclusions, wrong posture and ocular convergence disorders: an
epidemiological investigation on primary school children. BMC Pediatr. 2013 Jan
23;13:12. doi: 10.1186/1471-2431-13-12. PMID: 23343244; PMCID: PMC3561080.

52: Saccucci M, D'Attilio M, Rodolfino D, Festa F, Polimeni A, Tecco S. Condylar
volume and condylar area in class I, class II and class III young adult
subjects. Head Face Med. 2012 Dec 14;8:34. doi: 10.1186/1746-160X-8-34. PMID:
23241136; PMCID: PMC3558396.

53: Giuca MR, Pasini M, Tecco S, Marchetti E, Giannotti L, Marzo G. Skeletal
maturation in obese patients. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop. 2012
Dec;142(6):774-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ajodo.2012.07.011. PMID: 23195363.

54: Zicari AM, Marzo G, Rugiano A, Celani C, Carbone MP, Tecco S, Duse M.
Habitual snoring and atopic state: correlations with respiratory function and
teeth occlusion. BMC Pediatr. 2012 Nov 7;12:175. doi: 10.1186/1471-2431-12-175.
PMID: 23134563; PMCID: PMC3506469.

55: Marchetti E, Monaco A, Procaccini L, Mummolo S, Gatto R, Tetè S, Baldini A,
Tecco S, Marzo G. Periodontal disease: the influence of metabolic syndrome. Nutr
Metab (Lond). 2012 Sep 25;9(1):88. doi: 10.1186/1743-7075-9-88. PMID: 23009606;
PMCID: PMC3499456.

56: Baldini A, Tecco S, Cioffi D, Rinaldi A, Longoni S. Gnatho-postural
treatment in an air force pilot. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2012 May;83(5):522-6.
doi: 10.3357/asem.2852.2012. PMID: 22606870.

57: Saccucci M, Polimeni A, Festa F, Tecco S. Do skeletal cephalometric
characteristics correlate with condylar volume, surface and shape? A 3D
analysis. Head Face Med. 2012 May 15;8:15. doi: 10.1186/1746-160X-8-15. PMID:
22587445; PMCID: PMC3484012.

58: Tettamanti L, Caprioglio A, Tecco S, Barello G, Macchi A, Tagliabue A,
Levrini L. Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma in the paediatric patient: a literature
review. Eur J Paediatr Dent. 2012 Mar;13(1):35-40. PMID: 22455526.

59: Tecco S, Marzo G, Crincoli V, Di Bisceglie B, Tetè S, Festa F. The prognosis
of myofascial pain syndrome (MPS) during a fixed orthodontic treatment. Cranio.
2012 Jan;30(1):52-71. doi: 10.1179/crn.2012.007. PMID: 22435177.

60: Tecco S, Marzo G, Di Bisceglie B, Crincoli V, Tetè S, Festa F. Does the
design of self-ligating brackets show different behavior in terms of friction?
Orthodontics (Chic.). 2011 Winter;12(4):330-9. PMID: 22299106.

61: Libonati A, Marzo G, Klinger FG, Farini D, Gallusi G, Tecco S, Mummolo S, De
Felici M, Campanella V. Embryotoxicity assays for leached components from dental
restorative materials. Reprod Biol Endocrinol. 2011 Oct 6;9:136. doi:
10.1186/1477-7827-9-136. PMID: 21978455; PMCID: PMC3204284.

62: Tecco S, Mummolo S, Marchetti E, Tetè S, Campanella V, Gatto R, Gallusi G,
Tagliabue A, Marzo G. sEMG activity of masticatory, neck, and trunk muscles
during the treatment of scoliosis with functional braces. A longitudinal
controlled study. J Electromyogr Kinesiol. 2011 Dec;21(6):885-92. doi:
10.1016/j.jelekin.2011.08.004. Epub 2011 Sep 1. PMID: 21889363.

63: Saccucci M, Tettamanti L, Mummolo S, Polimeni A, Festa F, Tecco S. Scoliosis
and dental occlusion: a review of the literature. Scoliosis. 2011 Jul 29;6:15.
doi: 10.1186/1748-7161-6-15. PMID: 21801357; PMCID: PMC3162939.

64: Tecco S, Di Iorio D, Nucera R, Di Bisceglie B, Cordasco G, Festa F.
Evaluation of the friction of self-ligating and conventional bracket systems.
Eur J Dent. 2011 Jul;5(3):310-7. PMID: 21769273; PMCID: PMC3137445.

65: Saccucci M, Tecco S, Ierardoa G, Luzzi V, Festa F, Polimeni A. Effects of
interceptive orthodontics on orbicular muscle activity: a surface
electromyographic study in children. J Electromyogr Kinesiol. 2011
Aug;21(4):665-71. doi: 10.1016/j.jelekin.2011.03.005. Epub 2011 Apr 11. PMID:

66: Silvestrini Biavati A, Tecco S, Migliorati M, Festa F, Panza G, Marzo G,
Gherlone E, Tetè S. Three-dimensional tomographic mapping related to primary
stability and structural miniscrew characteristics. Orthod Craniofac Res. 2011
May;14(2):88-99. doi: 10.1111/j.1601-6343.2011.01512.x. Epub 2011 Mar 21.
Erratum in: Orthod Craniofac Res. 2016 Nov;19(4):234. Panza, G [added]. PMID:

67: Tecco S, Crincoli V, Di Bisceglie B, Saccucci M, Macrĺ M, Polimeni A, Festa
F. Signs and symptoms of temporomandibular joint disorders in Caucasian children
and adolescents. Cranio. 2011 Jan;29(1):71-9. doi: 10.1179/crn.2011.010. PMID:

68: Iannetti G, Polimeni A, Pagnoni M, Fadda MT, Ramieri V, Tecco S, Festa F.
Upper airway volume after Le Fort III advancement in subjects with craniofacial
malformation. J Craniofac Surg. 2011 Jan;22(1):351-5. doi:
10.1097/SCS.0b013e3181f7e11b. Erratum in: J Craniofac Surg. 2011 Mar;22(2):776.
Ranieri, Valeria [corrected to Ramieri, Valerio]. PMID: 21239934.

69: Tecco S, Saccucci M, Nucera R, Polimeni A, Pagnoni M, Cordasco G, Festa F,
Iannetti G. Condylar volume and surface in Caucasian young adult subjects. BMC
Med Imaging. 2010 Dec 31;10:28. doi: 10.1186/1471-2342-10-28. PMID: 21194477;
PMCID: PMC3019198.

70: Tecco S, Crincoli V, Di Bisceglie B, Caputi S, Festa F. Relation between
facial morphology on lateral skull radiographs and sEMG activity of head, neck,
and trunk muscles in Caucasian adult females. J Electromyogr Kinesiol. 2011
Apr;21(2):298-310. doi: 10.1016/j.jelekin.2010.10.014. Epub 2010 Dec 8. PMID:

71: Tecco S, Tetè S, Festa F. Electromyographic evaluation of masticatory, neck,
and trunk muscle activity in patients with posterior crossbites. Eur J Orthod.
2010 Dec;32(6):747-52. doi: 10.1093/ejo/cjq024. Epub 2010 Aug 26. PMID:

72: Crincoli V, Di Bisceglie MB, Scivetti M, Lucchese A, Tecco S, Festa F. Oral
lichen planus: update on etiopathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment.
Immunopharmacol Immunotoxicol. 2011 Mar;33(1):11-20. doi:
10.3109/08923973.2010.498014. Epub 2010 Jul 6. PMID: 20604639.

73: Tecco S, Tetè S, D'Attilio M, Festa F. Relationship between facial
morphology on lateral skull radiographs and sEMG activity of neck and trunk
muscles in Caucasian adult females. A cross-sectional study. Prog Orthod.
2010;11(1):27-36. doi: 10.1016/j.pio.2010.04.005. Epub 2010 May 11. PMID:

74: Tecco S, Polimeni A, Saccucci M, Festa F. Postural loads during walking
after an imbalance of occlusion created with unilateral cotton rolls. BMC Res
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75: Tecco S, Festa F. Prevalence of signs and symptoms of temporomandibular
disorders in children and adolescents with and without crossbites. World J
Orthod. 2010 Spring;11(1):37-42. PMID: 20209175.

76: Festa F, Capasso L, D'Anastasio R, Anastasi G, Festa M, Caputi S, Tecco S.
Maxillary and mandibular base size in ancient skulls and of modern humans from
Opi, Abruzzi, Italy: a cross-sectional study. World J Orthod. 2010
Spring;11(1):e1-4. PMID: 20209169.

77: Tecco S, Teté S, Crincoli V, Festa MA, Festa F. Fixed orthodontic therapy in
temporomandibular disorder (TMD) treatment: an alternative to intraoral splint.
Cranio. 2010 Jan;28(1):30-42. doi: 10.1179/crn.2010.005. PMID: 20158007.

78: Tecco S, Tetè S, Perillo L, Chimenti C, Festa F. Maxillary arch width
changes during orthodontic treatment with fixed self-ligating and traditional
straight-wire appliances. World J Orthod. 2009 Winter;10(4):290-4. PMID:

79: Tecco S, Teté S, Festa M, Festa F. An in vitro investigation on friction
generated by ceramic brackets. World J Orthod. 2010 Winter;11(4):e133-44. PMID:

80: Tecco S, D'Attilio M, Tetè S, Festa F. Prevalence and type of pain during
conventional and self-ligating orthodontic treatment. Eur J Orthod. 2009
Aug;31(4):380-4. doi: 10.1093/ejo/cjp003. Epub 2009 May 22. PMID: 19465738.

81: Tecco S, Tetè S, Festa F. Friction between archwires of different sizes,
cross-section and alloy and brackets ligated with low-friction or conventional
ligatures. Angle Orthod. 2009 Jan;79(1):111-6. doi: 10.2319/101107-487.1. PMID:

82: Tecco S, Tetè S, D'Attilio M, Perillo L, Festa F. Surface electromyographic
patterns of masticatory, neck, and trunk muscles in temporomandibular joint
dysfunction patients undergoing anterior repositioning splint therapy. Eur J
Orthod. 2008 Dec;30(6):592-7. doi: 10.1093/ejo/cjn052. Epub 2008 Nov 5. PMID:

83: Tecco S, Tetè S, D'Attilio SM, Festa F. The analysis of walking in subjects
with and without temporomandibular joint disorders. A cross-sectional analysis.
Minerva Stomatol. 2008 Sep;57(9):399-411. English, Italian. PMID: 18923375.

84: Tecco S, Tetè S, D'Attilio M, Festa F. Enamel surface after debracketing of
orthodontic brackets bonded with flowable orthodontic composite. A comparison
with a traditional orthodontic composite resin. Minerva Stomatol. 2008
Mar;57(3):81-94. PMID: 18427376.

85: D'Attilio M, Tecco S, Traini T, Spoto G, Festa F. Role of the friction free
distalize appliance (2FDA)PAT in the molar distalization: photoelastic analysis
and alkaline-phosphatase (ALP) activity on first molar and bicuspid. Int J
Immunopathol Pharmacol. 2007 Jan-Mar;20(1 Suppl 1):61-7. doi:
10.1177/039463200702001s13. PMID: 17897504.

86: Tecco S, Epifania E, Festa F. An electromyographic evaluation of bilateral
symmetry of masticatory, neck and trunk muscles activity in patients wearing a
positioner. J Oral Rehabil. 2008 Jun;35(6):433-9. doi:
10.1111/j.1365-2842.2007.01788.x. Epub 2008 Mar 3. PMID: 18318706.

87: Mastrangelo F, Scioletti AP, Tranasi M, Tecco S, Sberna MT, Vinci R, Grilli
A, Stuppia L, Gherlone E, Tete S. Dentin sialophosphoprotein expression during
human matrix development. J Biol Regul Homeost Agents. 2007;21(1-2):33-9. PMID:

88: Tecco S, Tete S, Festa F. Relation between cervical posture on lateral skull
radiographs and electromyographic activity of masticatory muscles in caucasian
adult women: a cross-sectional study. J Oral Rehabil. 2007 Sep;34(9):652-62.
doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2842.2007.01775.x. PMID: 17716264.

89: Tecco S, Di Iorio D, Cordasco G, Verrocchi I, Festa F. An in vitro
investigation of the influence of self-ligating brackets, low friction
ligatures, and archwire on frictional resistance. Eur J Orthod. 2007
Aug;29(4):390-7. doi: 10.1093/ejo/cjm007. PMID: 17702800.

90: Tecco S, Salini V, Teté S, Festa F. Effects of anterior cruciate ligament
(ACL) injury on muscle activity of head, neck and trunk muscles: a cross-
sectional evaluation. Cranio. 2007 Jul;25(3):177-85. doi: 10.1179/crn.2007.028.
PMID: 17696034.

91: Tecco S, Caputi S, Festa F. Electromyographic activity of masticatory, neck
and trunk muscles of subjects with different skeletal facial morphology--a
cross-sectional evaluation. J Oral Rehabil. 2007 Jul;34(7):478-86. doi:
10.1111/j.1365-2842.2007.01724.x. PMID: 17559615.

92: Tecco S, Caputi S, Tete S, Orsini G, Festa F. Electromyographic activity of
masticatory, neck and trunk muscles of subjects with different mandibular
divergence. A cross-sectional evaluation. Angle Orthod. 2007 Mar;77(2):260-5.
doi: 10.2319/0003-3219(2007)077[0260:EAOMNA]2.0.CO;2. PMID: 17319760.

93: Tecco S, Colucci C, Caraffa A, Salini V, Festa F. Cervical lordosis in
patients who underwent anterior cruciate ligament injury: a cross-sectional
study. Cranio. 2007 Jan;25(1):42-9. doi: 10.1179/crn.2007.008. PMID: 17304917.

94: Merla A, Ciuffolo F, D'Attilio M, Tecco S, Festa F, De Michele G,
Tangherlini A, Romani GL. Functional infrared imaging in the diagnosis of the
myofascial pain. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2004;2004:1188-91. doi:
10.1109/IEMBS.2004.1403380. PMID: 17271899.

95: Tecco S, Festa F. Cervical spine curvature and craniofacial morphology in an
adult Caucasian group: a multiple regression analysis. Eur J Orthod. 2007
Apr;29(2):204-9. doi: 10.1093/ejo/cjl061. Epub 2007 Jan 11. PMID: 17218718.

96: Tecco S, Caputi S, Festa F. Evaluation of cervical posture following palatal
expansion: a 12-month follow-up controlled study. Eur J Orthod. 2007
Feb;29(1):45-51. doi: 10.1093/ejo/cjl021. Epub 2006 Sep 6. Erratum in: Eur J
Orthod. 2008 Feb;30(1):110. PMID: 16957058.

97: Tecco S, Salini V, Calvisi V, Colucci C, Orso CA, Festa F, D'Attilio M.
Effects of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury on postural control and
muscle activity of head, neck and trunk muscles. J Oral Rehabil. 2006
Aug;33(8):576-87. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2842.2005.01592.x. PMID: 16856955.

98: Tecco S, Caputi S, Teté S, Orsini G, Festa F. Intra-articular and muscle
symptoms and subjective relief during TMJ internal derangement treatment with
maxillary anterior repositioning splint or SVED and MORA splints: A comparison
with untreated control subjects. Cranio. 2006 Apr;24(2):119-29. doi:
10.1179/crn.2006.019. PMID: 16711274.

99: Ciuffolo F, Ferritto AL, Muratore F, Tecco S, Testa M, D'Attilio M, Festa F.
Immediate effects of plantar inputs on the upper half muscles and upright
posture: a preliminary study. Cranio. 2006 Jan;24(1):50-9. doi:
10.1179/crn.2006.009. PMID: 16541846.

100: Tecco S, Colucci C, Calvisi V, Orso CA, Salini V, Festa F. Influence of
knee pathology on body posture and muscle activity of head, neck and trunk
muscles. Minerva Stomatol. 2005 Nov-Dec;54(11-12):611-33. English, Italian.
PMID: 16456517.

101: Tecco S, Festa F, Caputi S, Traini T, Di Iorio D, D'Attilio M. Friction of
conventional and self-ligating brackets using a 10 bracket model. Angle Orthod.
2005 Nov;75(6):1041-5. doi: 10.1043/0003-3219(2005)75[1041:FOCASB]2.0.CO;2.
PMID: 16448253.

102: D'Attilio M, Caputi S, Epifania E, Festa F, Tecco S. Evaluation of cervical
posture of children in skeletal class I, II, and III. Cranio. 2005
Jul;23(3):219-28. doi: 10.1179/crn.2005.031. PMID: 16128357.

103: Tecco S, Traini T, Caputi S, Festa F, de Luca V, D'Attilio M. A new one-
step dental flowable composite for orthodontic use: an in vitro bond strength
study. Angle Orthod. 2005 Jul;75(4):672-7. doi:
10.1043/0003-3219(2005)75[672:ANODFC]2.0.CO;2. PMID: 16097240.

104: Ciuffolo F, Manzoli L, D'Attilio M, Tecco S, Muratore F, Festa F, Romano F.
Prevalence and distribution by gender of occlusal characteristics in a sample of
Italian secondary school students: a cross-sectional study. Eur J Orthod. 2005
Dec;27(6):601-6. doi: 10.1093/ejo/cji043. Epub 2005 Jul 11. PMID: 16009668.

105: D'Attilio M, Filippi MR, Femminella B, Festa F, Tecco S. The influence of
an experimentally-induced malocclusion on vertebral alignment in rats: a
controlled pilot study. Cranio. 2005 Apr;23(2):119-29. doi:
10.1179/crn.2005.017. PMID: 15898568.

106: D'Attilio M, Traini T, Di Iorio D, Varvara G, Festa F, Tecco S. Shear bond
strength, bond failure, and scanning electron microscopy analysis of a new
flowable composite for orthodontic use. Angle Orthod. 2005 May;75(3):410-5. doi:
10.1043/0003-3219(2005)75[410:SBSBFA]2.0.CO;2. PMID: 15898382.

107: Tecco S, Festa F, Tete S, Longhi V, D'Attilio M. Changes in head posture
after rapid maxillary expansion in mouth-breathing girls: a controlled study.
Angle Orthod. 2005 Mar;75(2):171-6. doi:
10.1043/0003-3219(2005)075<0167:CIHPAR>2.0.CO;2. PMID: 15825778.

108: Tecco S, Farronato G, Salini V, Di Meo S, Filippi MR, Festa F, D'Attilio M.
Evaluation of cervical spine posture after functional therapy with FR-2: a
longitudinal study. Cranio. 2005 Jan;23(1):53-66. doi: 10.1179/crn.2005.009.
PMID: 15727322.

109: Ciuffolo F, Manzoli L, Ferritto AL, Tecco S, D'Attilio M, Festa F. Surface
electromyographic response of the neck muscles to maximal voluntary clenching of
the teeth. J Oral Rehabil. 2005 Feb;32(2):79-84. doi:
10.1111/j.1365-2842.2004.01390.x. PMID: 15641971.

110: Tecco S, Festa F, Salini V, Epifania E, D'Attilio M. Treatment of joint
pain and joint noises associated with a recent TMJ internal derangement: a
comparison of an anterior repositioning splint, a full-arch maxillary
stabilization splint, and an untreated control group. Cranio. 2004
Jul;22(3):209-19. doi: 10.1179/crn.2004.026. PMID: 15293777.

111: D'Attilio M, Epifania E, Ciuffolo F, Salini V, Filippi MR, Dolci M, Festa
F, Tecco S. Cervical lordosis angle measured on lateral cephalograms; findings
in skeletal class II female subjects with and without TMD: a cross sectional
study. Cranio. 2004 Jan;22(1):27-44. doi: 10.1179/crn.2004.005. PMID: 14964336.

112: Festa F, Tecco S, Dolci M, Ciufolo F, Di Meo S, Filippi MR, Ferritto AL,
D'Attillio M. Relationship between cervical lordosis and facial morphology in
Caucasian women with a skeletal class II malocclusion: a cross-sectional study.
Cranio. 2003 Apr;21(2):121-9. doi: 10.1080/08869634.2003.11746240. PMID:

113: D'Attilio M, Di Meo S, Perinetti G, Filippi MR, Tecco S, D'Alconzo F, Festa
F. Effects of the antigravitary modification of the myotension of asset (MAGMA)
therapy on myogenic cranio-cervical-mandibular dysfunction: a longitudinal
surface electromyography analysis. Cranio. 2003 Jan;21(1):24-30. doi:
10.1080/08869634.2003.11746228. PMID: 12555928.

114: D'Attilio M, Tecco S, Filippi MR, Delli Carri D, Festa F. Attivazione della
crescita mandibolare mediate il Fräenkel II: valutazione degli effetti sul piano
verticale [Activation of mandibular growth with the Fräenkel II device:
assessment of effects on the vertical plane]. Minerva Stomatol. 2001 Jul-
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