Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 2011 Nov;140(5):e243-9
Assistant professor, Department of Orthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, İnönü University, Malatya, Turkey.
Introduction: The aim of this study was to evaluate the cytotoxicity of 3 orthodontic acrylic materials and 2 manipulation methods.
Methods: The orthodontic acrylic materials Orthocryl EQ (Dentaurum, Ispringen, Germany), Orthoplast (Vertex Dental, Zeist, The Netherlands), and O-80 (Imicryl, Konya, Turkey) were prepared with 2 polymerization methods (doughing and spray on). Totally, 60 cylinders (5 × 2 mm), fabricated by using a different acrylic and method, were divided into 6 groups. Read More