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Effect of bracket type on halitosis, periodontal status, and microbial colonization.

Authors
  • Nalçacı, Ruhi
  • Özat, Yener
  • Çokakoğlu, Serpil
  • Türkkahraman, Hakan
  • Önal, Süleyman
  • Kaya, Selçuk
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Angle Orthodontist
Publisher
The Angle Orthodontist
Publication Date
May 01, 2014
Volume
84
Issue
3
Pages
479–485
Identifiers
DOI: 10.2319/061913-461.1
PMID: 24188122
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Bracket type has an effect on halitosis and periodontal status. Therefore, self-ligating brackets may be advised in order to prevent patients from developing halitosis and to increase the likelihood of good oral hygiene during orthodontic treatment.

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