ATP Bioluminometers Analysis on the Surfaces of Removable Orthodontic Aligners after the Use of Different Cleaning Methods

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Luca Levrini ; Alessandro Mangano ; Silvia Margherini ; Camilla Tenconi ; Davide Vigetti ; Raffaele Muollo ; Gian Marco Abbate (2016)
  • Publisher: Hindawi Limited
  • Journal: International Journal of Dentistry, volume 2,016 (issn: 1687-8728, eissn: 1687-8736)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1155/2016/5926941, pmc: PMC4875988
  • Subject: RK1-715 | Research Article | Dentistry | Article Subject

Purpose. The aim was to quantify the bacteria concentration on the surface of orthodontic clear aligners using three different cleaning methods. Furthermore the objective was to validate the efficacy of the bioluminometer in assessing the bacteria concentration. Materia... View more
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