Early versus delayed rebonding of orthodontic brackets.


OBJECTIVES There are controversial reports regarding the effect of repeated bonding on shear bond strength (SBS) of orthodontic attachments. The aim of this study was to evaluate the SBS of brackets following early and delayed rebonding, and after employing different methods of composite removal. MATERIALS AND METHODS Sixty eight premolars were randomly… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.pio.2011.06.005