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 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1093/ejo/cjn093
  • Title of Journal : EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF ORTHODONTICS
  • 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.