Nickel in dental plaque and saliva in patients with and without orthodontic appliances.

@article{Fors2006NickelID,
  title={Nickel in dental plaque and saliva in patients with and without orthodontic appliances.},
  author={Ronny Fors and Maurits Persson},
  journal={European journal of orthodontics},
  year={2006},
  volume={28 3},
  pages={292-7}
}
The aim of this study was to compare the content of nickel in the saliva and dental biofilm in young patients with and without orthodontic appliances. The possible influence of a dietary intake of nickel on recorded nickel levels was examined. Nickel content in unstimulated whole saliva and in dental plaque of 24 boys and girls (mean age 14.8 years) with intraoral fixed orthodontic appliances was compared with 24 adolescents without such an appliance. Sample collection was set up to exclude… CONTINUE READING

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