Evaluation of corrosion resistance and surface characteristics of orthodontic wires immersed in different mouthwashes


Nalbantgil D., Ulkur F., KARDAŞ G., Culha M.

BIO-MEDICAL MATERIALS AND ENGINEERING, vol.27, no.5, pp.539-549, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 27 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.3233/bme-161607
  • Journal Name: BIO-MEDICAL MATERIALS AND ENGINEERING
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.539-549
  • Keywords: Corrosion resistance, orthodontic wires, mouthwashes, BETA-TITANIUM, FLUORIDE SOLUTION, HCL SOLUTION, ARTIFICIAL SALIVA, COPPER CORROSION, MILD-STEEL, RELEASE, INHIBITION, ION, PERFORMANCE
  • Çukurova University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Patients use mouthwashes in addition to mechanical cleaning during orthodontic treatment. The effects of mouthwashes on the archwires have not been examined yet.