L'Orthodontie Française


Influence des interfaces de collage sur l'adhésion des brackets Volume 72, issue 4, Décembre 2001


Adhesion strength may be explained by different theories that allow a better understanding and a better use of orthodontic adhesives. Transmission (TEM) and scanning (SEM) electron microscopy analysis of debonding areas allows to differentiate the location of bonding fractures and the consequences on enamel. Such a knowledge may be useful when choosing the most adapted protocol.