Bracket bond strength with transillumination of a light-activated orthodontic adhesive.

@article{Oesterle2001BracketBS,
  title={Bracket bond strength with transillumination of a light-activated orthodontic adhesive.},
  author={Larry J. Oesterle and William Craig Shellhart},
  journal={The Angle orthodontist},
  year={2001},
  volume={71 4},
  pages={307-11}
}
The literature describes transillumination as a means of curing orthodontic light-cured composite adhesive. The literature also recommends a 2 to 3 times increase in light exposure time when light curing using transillumination. The purpose of this study was to determine the transmittance of the curing light through human enamel and the effect of… CONTINUE READING