Genotoxicity of corrosion eluates obtained from orthodontic brackets in vitro.

Abstract

INTRODUCTION The purpose of this study was to evaluate whether corrosion eluates obtained from commercially available orthodontic brackets are able to induce genetic damage in vitro. MATERIAL AND METHODS Genotoxicity was assessed by the single cell gel (comet) assay using Chinese hamster ovary (CHO) cells. The following orthodontic metallic brackets were… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ajodo.2009.03.058

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