Adhesives for fixed orthodontic bands

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dc.contributor.author Millett, Declan T.
dc.contributor.author Glenny, Anne-Marie
dc.contributor.author Mattick, Rye C.R.
dc.contributor.author Hickman, Joy
dc.contributor.author Mandall, Nicky A.
dc.date.accessioned 2016-11-09T16:16:34Z
dc.date.available 2016-11-09T16:16:34Z
dc.date.issued 2016-10
dc.identifier.citation Millett DT, Glenny AM, Mattick RCR, Hickman J, Mandall NA. Adhesives for fixed orthodontic bands. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2016, Issue 10. Art. No.: CD004485. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004485.pub4. en
dc.identifier.issued 10 en
dc.identifier.issn 1469-493X
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10468/3261
dc.identifier.doi 10.1002/14651858.CD004485.pub4
dc.description.abstract Background: Orthodontic treatment involves using fixed or removable appliances (dental braces) to correct the positions of teeth. It has been shown that the quality of treatment result obtained with fixed appliances is much better than with removable appliances. Fixed appliances are, therefore, favoured by most orthodontists for treatment. The success of a fixed orthodontic appliance depends on the metal attachments (brackets and bands) being attached securely to the teeth so that they do not become loose during treatment. Brackets are usually attached to the front and side teeth, whereas bands (metal rings that go round the teeth) are more commonly used on the back teeth (molars). A number of adhesives are available to attach bands to teeth and it is important to understand which group of adhesives bond most reliably, as well as reducing or preventing dental decay during the treatment period. :Objectives: To evaluate the effectiveness of the adhesives used to attach bands to teeth during fixed appliance treatment, in terms of: (1) how often the bands come off during treatment; and (2) whether they protect the banded teeth against decay during fixed appliance treatment. Search methods: The following electronic databases were searched: Cochrane Oral Health's Trials Register (searched 2 June 2016), Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL; 2016, Issue 5) in the Cochrane Library (searched 2 June 2016), MEDLINE Ovid (1946 to 2 June 2016) and EMBASE Ovid (1980 to 2 June 2016). We searched ClinicalTrials.gov and the World Health Organization International Clinical Trials Registry Platform for ongoing trials. No restrictions were placed on the language or date of publication when searching the electronic databases. Selection criteria: Randomised and controlled clinical trials (RCTs and CCTs) (including split-mouth studies) of adhesives used to attach orthodontic bands to molar teeth were selected. Patients with full arch fixed orthodontic appliance(s) who had bands attached to molars were included. Data collection and analysis: All review authors were involved in study selection, validity assessment and data extraction without blinding to the authors, adhesives used or results obtained. All disagreements were resolved by discussion. Main results: Five RCTs and three CCTs were identified as meeting the review's inclusion criteria. All the included trials were of split-mouth design. Four trials compared chemically cured zinc phosphate and chemically cured glass ionomer; three trials compared chemically cured glass ionomer cement with light cured compomer; one trial compared chemically cured glass ionomer with a chemically cured glass phosphonate. Data analysis was often inappropriate within the studies meeting the inclusion criteria. Authors' conclusions: There is insufficient high quality evidence with regard to the most effective adhesive for attaching orthodontic bands to molar teeth. Further RCTs are required. en
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dc.publisher John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. en
dc.rights Copyright © 2016 The Cochrane Collaboration. Published by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. This review is published as a Cochrane Review in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2016, Issue 10. Cochrane Reviews are regularly updated as new evidence emerges and in response to comments and criticisms, and the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews should be consulted for the most recent version of the Review. en
dc.subject Zinc Phosphate cement en
dc.subject Resin cements en
dc.subject Orthodontics en
dc.subject Orthodontic brackets en
dc.subject Molar en
dc.subject Glass ionomer cements en
dc.subject Dental cements en
dc.subject Dental caries en
dc.subject Dental bonding en
dc.subject Adhesives en
dc.title Adhesives for fixed orthodontic bands en
dc.type Article (peer-reviewed) en
dc.internal.authorcontactother Declan Millett, Oral Health & Development, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. +353-21-490-3000 Email: d.millett@ucc.ie en
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dc.check.date 2017-10-26
dc.date.updated 2016-11-08T10:27:15Z
dc.description.version Published Version en
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dc.description.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.journaltitle Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews en
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dc.internal.IRISemailaddress d.millett@ucc.ie en
dc.identifier.articleid CD004485


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