Effect of surface treatment with sandblasting and Er,Cr:YSGG laser on bonding of stainless steel orthodontic brackets to silver amalgam

@inproceedings{Oskoee2012EffectOS,
  title={Effect of surface treatment with sandblasting and Er,Cr:YSGG laser on 
bonding of stainless steel orthodontic brackets to silver amalgam},
  author={Parnian Alizadeh Oskoee and Mojgan Kachoei and Sahand Rikhtegaran and Farzaneh Fathalizadeh and Elmira Jafari Navimipour},
  booktitle={Medicina oral, patologia oral y cirugia bucal},
  year={2012}
}
OBJECTIVES Satisfactory bonding of orthodontic attachments to amalgam is a challenge for orthodontists. The aim of this in vitro study was to compare the shear bond strength of stainless steel orthodontic brackets to silver amalgam treated with sandblasting and Er,Cr:YSGG laser. STUDY DESIGN Fifty-four amalgam discs were prepared, polished and divided… CONTINUE READING