Journal of Applied Dental
and Medical Sciences
Journal of Applied Dental and Medical Sciences is A Quarterly Published


Influence of Various Factors Affecting Shear Bond Strength: A Review

Ankita Gupta, Amitabh Kallury, Kush Sahu


Bond failures of brackets are one of the most frustrating occurrences during orthodontic practise resulting in prolonged treatment time , additional cost in materials and unexpected additional patient visits. Understanding various factors affecting bond strength assists the orthodontist in proper selection and application of appropriate orthodontic materials. Knowledge of location of bond failure allows the orthodontist to modify his or her bonding technique and helps in counselling of patients on care of their appliances. Thus, the article is aimed to aware clinician of how different variables affect shear bond strength and apply these principles in optimal bonding technique

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