Microbiological analysis of patients under orthodontic treatment


Orthodontic treatment involves applying forces on thedental structures and supporting tissues of the tooth. lt isaccepted that this poses a risk to the teeth andperiodontal tissues and, if the oral ecosystem conditionsare unfavorable, an excessive growth of microorganismsthat cause caries or periodontal disease occurs fGafan etal., 2004′, Türkkahraman et al., 2005; Ristic ef al., 2007;Sallum et al.. 20041

C. Cardoso Silva, E. Barbería, J. A. Ramos Atance,M. Maroto, A. Hernández, F. García-Godoy

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