To avoid previously mentioned adverse effects of plaque retention and had successful orthodontic treatment, patients with fixed orthodontic appliances
should follow proper plaque control measures.
If nickel is leached from orthodontic appliances
, this Type IV hypersensitivity reaction cans occur.
7 years old) who were users of removable orthodontic appliances
for at least 6 months (experimental group; EG) and 30 children of the same age (7.
Fixed orthodontic appliances
create new retention areas, which are suitable for bacterial colonization and lead to an increase in the absolute number and percentage of Streptococcus mutans and lactobacilli.
To further improve plaque control measures, the orthodontic appliances
were removed at this
In his presentation, Dr Robert Boyd, who is currently the chairman of the Department of Orthodontics at the Arthur A Dugoni School of Dentistry in the US, discussed the periodontal effects of fixed and clear removable orthodontic appliances
Different brushing techniques have been advised by orthodontists to maintain oral hygiene, whereas soft brushes advised by some orthodontists lead to plaque deposition around orthodontic appliances
Objective: To assess the influence of fixed orthodontic appliances
on the salivary pH.
crowns and bridges, dentures, implants, fillings, orthodontic appliances
, veneers, whitening products, adhesives and cements, sealants, fluoride treatments, toothpaste, mouthwash/dental rinse, floss) and raw material.
To develop its members' skills through education and clinical training; to improve occlusion consistent with accepted gnathologic concepts by use of the Crozat appliance and other orthopedic and orthodontic appliances
With the steady increase in the number of adults undergoing orthodontic treatment, there has been a corresponding increase in demand for more esthetic orthodontic appliances
Lingual (tongue side) orthodontic appliances
are mounted on the inner surfaces of the teeth and require precise bracket positioning and high precision in the brackets' archwire slots.