L(+)-lactic acid production in plaque from orthodontic appliances retained with glass ionomer cement.

@article{Hallgren1994LlacticAP,
  title={L(+)-lactic acid production in plaque from orthodontic appliances retained with glass ionomer cement.},
  author={Anders Hallgren and A Oliveby and Svante H. A. Twetman},
  journal={British journal of orthodontics},
  year={1994},
  volume={21 1},
  pages={23-6}
}
The lactic acid production in suspensions of plaque collected adjacent to orthodontic brackets retained with a glass ionomer cement (GIC), or a resin-based composite was investigated using a split-mouth technique. Forty-eight-hour-old plaque was collected at 3, 8, and 28 days, and 3 months after the onset of orthodontic treatment. Acid fermentation was… CONTINUE READING