Effect of Fixed Orthodontic Treatment on Salivary Flow, pH and Microbial Count

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OBJECTIVES The present study was designed to evaluate the changes in saliva properties and oral microbial flora in patients undergoing fixed orthodontic treatment. MATERIALS AND METHODS Two important saliva properties namely the salivary flow rate and pH as well as oral microbial flora were assessed in 30 orthodontic patients before starting fixed… (More)

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