Do we know how much force we apply with latex intermaxillary elastics?


YILMAZ B. , Kara M., ŞEKER E. D. , Yenidunya D.

APOS TRENDS IN ORTHODONTICS, vol.11, no.3, pp.191-197, 2021 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 11 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.25259/apos_68_2021
  • Title of Journal : APOS TRENDS IN ORTHODONTICS
  • Page Numbers: pp.191-197
  • Keywords: Intermaxillary elastics, Orthodontic appliances, Dental materials, IN-VITRO, DEGRADATION CHARACTERISTICS, MECHANICAL-PROPERTIES, EXTENSION, NONLATEX

Abstract

Objectives: The aim of our study was to evaluate the variation of the forces provided by different branded elastics and to compare the force diminution that occurs after 24-h of use in wet environment.