Investigation of bacteremia following orthodontic debanding

Erverdi N., Biren S. , Kadir T., Acar A.

ANGLE ORTHODONTIST, cilt.70, sa.1, ss.11-14, 2000 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 70 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2000
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.11-14


The aim of this study waste investigate the prevalence of bacteremia after orthodontic debanding and debonding. The study group comprised 30 patients (10 men, 20 women). All were treated using the Edgewise technique. Patients with acceptable oral hygiene and fixed appliances in both jaws were included in the study group. Blood samples were obtained using a strict aseptic technique before and after removal of bands and brackets. A 6.6% bacteremia prevalence was observed in both preoperative and postoperative blood samples.