Microleakage under lingual retainer composite bonded with an antibacterial monomer-containing adhesive system.

@article{Uysal2009MicroleakageUL,
  title={Microleakage under lingual retainer composite bonded with an antibacterial monomer-containing adhesive system.},
  author={Tancan Uysal and Mustafa Ulker and Asli Baysal and Serdar Usumez},
  journal={World journal of orthodontics},
  year={2009},
  volume={10 3},
  pages={196-201}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine and compare the microleakage of a conventional acid-etched, light-cured lingual retainer adhesive system with a recently developed antibacterial monomer-containing adhesive with and without etching. METHODS Sixty human mandibular incisors were separated into three groups of 20 teeth each, which received the following treatments: group 1 (control) = Transbond LR (3M Unitek), conventional lingual retainer bonding; group 2 = Clearfil Protect Bond (Kuraray Medical) with… CONTINUE READING