Finishing of enamel surfaces after debonding of orthodontic attachments.

  title={Finishing of enamel surfaces after debonding of orthodontic attachments.},
  author={D H Retief and Francis R. Denys},
  journal={The Angle orthodontist},
  volume={49 1},
The finishing of enamel surfaces after removal of directly bonded attachments is essential. The following procedures are suggested: 1. The bonding of mesh-backed stainless steel brackets with a lightly filled resin system. 2. Debonding of attachments with a direct bonding bracket remover. 3. Removal of the bulk of the remaining resin with a 12-bladed tungsten carbide bur operated at high speed with adequate air cooling. 4. Finishing of the residual resin and underlying enamel with graded… CONTINUE READING


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