Effects of Hard Thin-Film Coatings on Adhesion of Early Colonizer Bacteria Over Titanium Surfaces

Velioglu N., Akova T., Ozkomur A.

IMPLANT DENTISTRY, vol.25, no.1, pp.114-121, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 25 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/id.0000000000000355
  • Title of Journal : IMPLANT DENTISTRY
  • Page Numbers: pp.114-121


Purpose: The purpose of this in vitro study was to evaluate the effect of diamond-like carbon (DLC) and titanium (Ti) nitride coatings over Ti surfaces on the adhesion of early colonizer bacteria.