Effects of adhesion promoters on the shear bond strengths of orthodontic brackets to fluorosed enamel


Adanir N., Turkkahraman H., Gungor A. Y.

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF ORTHODONTICS, vol.31, no.3, pp.276-280, 2009 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1093/ejo/cjn093
  • Journal Name: EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF ORTHODONTICS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.276-280

Abstract

The aims of this in vitro study were to evaluate the effect of enamel fluorosis on the shear bond strength (SBS) of orthodontic brackets and to determine whether adhesion promoter, Enhance LC, increases the bond strength of brackets to fluorosed enamel.