Does ozone water affect the bond strengths of orthodontic brackets?

@article{Pithon2010DoesOW,
  title={Does ozone water affect the bond strengths of orthodontic brackets?},
  author={Matheus Pithon and Rog{\'e}rio Lacerda dos Santos},
  journal={Australian orthodontic journal},
  year={2010},
  volume={26 1},
  pages={73-7}
}
BACKGROUND Ozone water can be used to eliminate micro-organisms from the water systems in dental offices. OBJECTIVES To determine if ozone water diminishes the bond strength of orthodontic adhesives. METHODS One hundred and twenty bovine mandibular incisors were randomly divided into four equal groups. The teeth were cleaned with pumice and washed either with tap water (Groups 1 and 3) or with ozone water Groups (2 and 4) before bonding stainless steel orthodontics brackets to the teeth… CONTINUE READING