Effect of bracket type on halitosis, periodontal status, and microbial colonization.

@article{Nalac2014EffectOB,
  title={Effect of bracket type on halitosis, periodontal status, and microbial colonization.},
  author={Ruhi Nalçacı and Yener {\"O}zat and Serpil Çokakoğlu and Hakan T{\"u}rkkahraman and S{\"u}leyman {\"O}nal and S. Ozer Kaya},
  journal={The Angle orthodontist},
  year={2014},
  volume={84 3},
  pages={479-85}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the effect of bracket type on halitosis, periodontal status, and microbial colonization. MATERIALS AND METHODS Forty-six patients scheduled for fixed orthodontic treatment (age 11-16 years) were selected from the orthodontic department of Suleyman Demirel University. Patients were divided into two groups with random distribution of brackets; 23 patients were treated with self-ligating brackets (group SLBs), the others with conventional brackets (group CBs). Halitosis… CONTINUE READING
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