A statistical assessment of orthodontic practices, product usage, and the development of skin lesions.

Recently there has been great interest in skin lesions on the hands of orthodontic personnel who are exposed to a wide variety of metals, bonding agents, and other materials. Thus this 1985 national survey of 448 Canadian orthodontists (response rate 49%) was undertaken to examine orthodontic practice activities, bonding agent and wire product use, and… CONTINUE READING