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Enamel Demineralization during Fixed Orthodontic Treatment - Incidence and Correlation to Various Oral-hygiene Parameters.

Authors
  • Lovrov, Sylvia
  • Hertrich, Klaus
  • Hirschfelder, Ursula
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of orofacial orthopedics = Fortschritte der Kieferorthopädie : Organ/official journal Deutsche Gesellschaft für Kieferorthopädie
Publication Date
Sep 01, 2007
Volume
68
Issue
5
Pages
353–363
Identifiers
PMID: 17882363
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Despite improvements in materials and preventive efforts, orthodontic treatment continues to carry the considerable risk of enamel demineralization. Each patient's prophylactic efforts, including fluoride use, are of paramount importance in preventing WSLs.

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