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Effect of toothbrushing with different manual toothbrushes on the shear bond strength of orthodontic brackets
The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of brushing with a Colgate 360° or Oral B Indicator 35 toothbrush on the shear bond strength of orthodontic brackets bonded to extracted human teeth. The bristle wear and ...
In vitro lingual bracket evaluation of indirect bonding with plasma arc, LED and halogen light
Authors - Magno AFF, Martins RP, Vaz LG, Martins LP Objectives - Evaluate the shear bond strength (SBS) and the adhesive remnant index (ARI) of indirect bonded lingual brackets using xenon plasma arc light, light-emitting ...
Comparison of manual versus sonic and ultrasonic toothbrushes: a review.
PURPOSE: This review of the literature intends to evaluate the effect of brushes with high frequency motion when compared with manual toothbrushes regarding the indices of plaque and gingival bleeding. METHODS: Patients ...
Effect of 0.4% stannous fluoride gel on Streptococci mutans in relation to elastomeric rings and steel ligatures in orthodontic patients
Background: Patients with fixed orthodontic appliances often experience an absolute increase in the number of Streptococci mutans colony-forming units (cfu). The aim of this investigation was to study the development of ...
Occurrence, extension, and severity of gingival margin alterations after orthodontic treatment.
To assess the occurrence, extension, and severity of gingival margin alterations in a sample of youth after orthodontic treatment. Records from 209 Caucasian adolescents (118 female and 91 male) before and after orthodontic ...
Candida spp. adherence to oral epithelial cells and levels of IgA in children with orthodontic appliances
(Sociedade Brasileira de Pesquisa Odontológica (SBPqO), 2014-01-01)
Adhesion and colonization of the oral cavity by Candida albicans is an initial step in candidosis. Orthodontic and other oral appliances seem to favor candidal presence. The aim of this work was to compare the presence of ...