An Examination of Bacterial Colonisation on Nickel-Titanium Arch-wires with Different Surface Properties


Hasipek S., ŞENIŞIK N. E. , SESLİ ÇETİN E.

JOURNAL OF CLINICAL AND DIAGNOSTIC RESEARCH, vol.13, no.6, 2019 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 13 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.7860/jcdr/2019/40377.12899
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF CLINICAL AND DIAGNOSTIC RESEARCH

Abstract

Introduction: Microbial dental plaque accumulation during fixed orthodontic treatment, leads to iatrogenic decalcification of the enamel and to development of the white spot lesions. The surface charcteristics of orthodontic wires can affect this situation.