Antibacterial Activity of Orthodontic Cement Containing Quaternary Ammonium Polyethylenimine Nanoparticles Adjacent to Orthodontic Brackets

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Eldad Sharon ; Revital Sharabi ; Adi Eden ; Asher Zabrovsky ; Gilad Ben-Gal ; Esi Sharon ; Yoav Pietrokovski ; Yael Houri-Haddad ; Nurit Beyth (2018)
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
  • Journal: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, volume 15, issue 4 (issn: 1660-4601, eissn: 1660-4601)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3390/ijerph15040606, pmc: PMC5923648
  • Subject: orthodontic brackets | R | nanoparticles | antibacterial | Medicine | Article

Enamel demineralization is a common problem found in patients using orthodontic devices, such as orthodontic braces. It was found that Streptoccocus mutans growth increases adjacent to orthodontic devices, which may result in caries development. Incorporated antibacteri... View more
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