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Tamar Brosh, MSc., PhD.
Department of Oral Rehabilitation, Department of Orthodontics, Department of Oral Biology

Associate Professor, Dental Biotechnology, Department of Oral Rehabilitation, Department of Orthodontics, Department of Oral Biology Office
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Prof. Brosh is an engineer, in charge of the Biomechanics laboratory, School of Dental Medicine. Her
expertise is in Biomechanical measurements, including mechanical properties of materials, living tissues materials, in vitro and in vivo measurements.




  • 1991 Ph.D., Dept. of Solid Mechanics, Materials and Structures, Faculty of Engineering, Tel Aviv     
         University, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  • 1984 M.Sc.,. The Biomedical Engineering Program, Faculty of Engineering, Tel Aviv University, 
  • 1979 B.Sc. Civil Engineering Faculty, Technion, Haifa, Israel.




  • Course: Biomechanics for Dentistry (Curriculum course 3rd year), School of Dental Medicine, Tel
         Aviv University.
  • Course: Biomechanics for Residents in Orthodontics, Department of Orthodontics, School of
         Dental Medicine, Tel Aviv University.
  • Academic in charge of final projects. Department of Mechanics, Materials and Structures, Faculty
         of Engineering, Tel Aviv University.
  • Course: Fundamental Biomechanics: From engineering theories to mechanical properties of
         living tissues. The Graduate School of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University




  • The mechanical behavior of connective tissues under various clinical treatments
  • Mechanical properties of dental materials
  • The influence of obesity on biomechanics locomotion in children
  • Orthodontics micro-implants



Selected publications:

T. Brosh, I.H. Machol, A.D. Vardimon. Deformation/recovery cycle of the periodontal ligament in human teeth with single or dual contact points. Archives of Oral Biology, 47;85-92, 2002.

A.D. Vardimon, Y. Tryman, T. Brosh. Change over time in intra-arch contact point tightness. American Journal of Dentistry, 16;20-4, 2003.

T. Brosh, D. Simhon, M. Halpern, A. Ravid, T. Vasilyev, N. Kariv, Z. Nevo, A. Katzir. Closure of skin incisions in rabbits by laser soldering II. Tensile strength. Lasers in Surgery and Medicine 35;12-17, 2004.

T. Brosh, S. Strouthou, O. Sarne. Effects of buccal versus lingual surfaces, enamel conditioning procedures and storage duration on brackets debonding characteristics. Journal of Dentistry 33;99-105, 2005.

T. Brosh, S. Portal, O. Sarne, A.D. Vardimon. Unequal outer and inner bow configurations: comparing 2 asymmetric headgear systems. American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics 128;68-75, 2005.

T. Brosh, A. Kaufman, A. Balabanovsky, A.D. Vardimon. In Vivo debonding strength and enamel damage in two orthodontic debonding methods. Journal of Biomechanics 38;1107-1113, 2005.

I. Dudkiewicz, T. Brosh, M. Perelman M. Salai. Colchicine inhibits fracture union and reduces bone strength--in vivo study. Journal of Orthopaedic Research 23; 877-81, 2005.

Vogel G, Chechick A, Pritch Perry M, Brosh T. Fixation of humeral surgical neck fracture using contoured pins versus straight pins: a mechanical study. International Orthopaedics 31:811-815, 2007.

A. Vardimon, S. Beckmann, N. Shpack, O. Sarne, T. Brosh. Posterior and anterior components of force during bite loading. Journal of Biomechanics 40;820-827, 2007.

    M. Masri, R. Pilo, T. Brosh. The influence of convergence angle and dentin micro-morphology on shear bond strength of adhesive resin luting cement. Journal of Adhesive Dentistry (accepted for publication), 2007.

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