Accession Number:

AD1104339

Title:

Effects of Toothbrush Abrasion on Biofilm Retention of Thermoplastic Orthodontic Appliances

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report

Corporate Author:

59 MDW San Antonio United States

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2020-03-23

Pagination or Media Count:

15.0

Abstract:

Removable thermoplastic orthodontic appliances RTAs are increasingly utilized in both active treatment and retention. Although RTAs offer several advantages, it also may act as a biofilms that may increase discoloration and risk for demineralization.

Subject Categories:

  • Mechanics
  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE