Effects of recycling and bonding agent application on bond strength of stainless steel orthodontic brackets

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Bahnasi, Faisal-Ismail; Abd-Rahman, Aida-Nur-Ashikin; Abu-Hassan, Mohamed-Ibrahim;
  • Publisher: Medicina Oral S.L.
  • Journal: Journal of Clinical and Experimental Dentistry,volume 5,issue 4,pagese197-e202 (eissn: 1989-5488)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3892246, doi: 10.4317/jced.51113
  • Subject: UNESCO::CIENCIAS MÉDICAS | Orthodontics | Research

Objectives: 1) to assess different methods of recycling orthodontic brackets, 2) to evaluate Shear Bond Strength (SBS) of (a) new, (b) recycled and (c) repeated recycled stainless steel brackets (i) with and (ii) without bracket base primer. Study Design: A total of 180... View more
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