fixed orthodontic appliance


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fixed orthodontic appliance

a mechanical device cemented to the teeth or attached by adhesive material, for changing the relative positions of the teeth.
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Dental enamel around fixed orthodontic appliances after fluoride varnish application.
Results of the current study were different from other studies that reported no statistical significant difference in tooth brushing frequency among patients with fixed orthodontic appliance according to the gender.
The literature clearly demonstrates that fixed orthodontic appliances increase plaque accumulation, bacterial colonization, and resultant enamel decalcification.
Conclusions: Fixed orthodontic appliances (FOAs) tend to influence oral environment by lowering salivary pH towards acidic side.
The results of the present study also do not provide evidence in favor of the use of manual orthodontic toothbrushes for patients with fixed orthodontic appliances in the permanent dentition.
Surgical exposure of the impacted canine and the use of fixed orthodontic appliances is the most frequently used treatment alternative as long as the tooth position is favourable.
Later, stage two of treatment consisted of upper and lower fixed orthodontic appliances for alignment, leveling, and finishing.
In the evolution of fixed orthodontic appliances, aesthetics is one of the prime concern in the acceptance of any appliance by the patient.
Evaluation of immunologic profile in patients with nickel sensitivity due to use of fixed orthodontic appliances.