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Investigation of bacteremia after orthodontic banding.
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PMID:  10587604     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The aim of this study was to assess the incidence of bacteremia after orthodontic banding. The study was conducted on 40 healthy orthodontic patients with good oral hygiene. Venous blood samples were obtained with a strict aseptic technique before and after fitting of a molar band in each patient. Microbiologic evaluation of the samples revealed a postoperative bacteremia incidence of 7.5%.
N Erverdi; T Kadir; H Ozkan; A Acar
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics : official publication of the American Association of Orthodontists, its constituent societies, and the American Board of Orthodontics     Volume:  116     ISSN:  0889-5406     ISO Abbreviation:  Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop     Publication Date:  1999 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-01-04     Completed Date:  2000-01-04     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8610224     Medline TA:  Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  687-90     Citation Subset:  D; IM    
Marmara University, Faculty of Dentistry, Istanbul, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Antibiotic Prophylaxis / utilization
Bacteremia / etiology*,  microbiology
Dental Care for Chronically Ill
Device Removal
Gingival Hemorrhage / etiology
Orthodontic Wires / adverse effects*
Streptococcus / isolation & purification
Streptococcus sanguis / isolation & purification

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