Effect of the bracket types on microbial colonization and periodontal status


UZUNER F. D., KAYGISIZ E., TURGUT ÇANKAYA Z.

ANGLE ORTHODONTIST, vol.84, no.6, pp.1062-1067, 2014 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 84 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.2319/111813-844.1
  • Journal Name: ANGLE ORTHODONTIST
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1062-1067
  • Keywords: Microbial colonization, Periodontal status, Self-ligating brackets, Conventional brackets, Dentocult kits, FIXED ORTHODONTIC APPLIANCES, STREPTOCOCCUS-MUTANS LEVELS, PARAMETERS, RETENTION, LIGATION, ADHESION
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objective: To evaluate the effect of different bracket types on the levels of Streptococcus mutans (SM) and Lactobacillus (LB) in saliva, in plaque, and on the periodontal condition.