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Evaluation of Three Different Enamel Roughening Method: An SEM and Photographic Study

Bond strength of brackets in orthodontic treatments is of great importance. There is different enamel roughening methods before the bonding process. In this study, the aim was to find the most effective and less harmful roughening method on the enamel.


Objective: To evaluate the effect of three different enamel roughening method on the bond strength of metal brackets bonded to enamel surfaces with light-cured composite resin, and also to determine less harmful the roughening method on the enamel by SEM and photographic methods.

26 Mar, 2015
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e-Published: 21 Oct, 2015


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