Acta Scientific Dental Sciences (ASDS)(ISSN: 2581-4893)

Research Article Volume 6 Issue 11

Comparative Evaluation of Streptococcus mutans Biofilm Collected from Excessive Adhesive Flash (EAF) in Patients Undergoing Fixed Orthodontic Appliance Therapy Bonded with Two Different Adhesives

Kritika P Suroliya1*, Priyanka P Niranjane2, Ranjit H Kamble3, Sunita S Shrivastav4, Saurabh H Shingnapurkar5 and Murtaza S Hussain6

1Consulting Orthodontist, Suyog Dental Clinic, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
2Reader, Department of Orthodontics, Sharad Pawar Dental College, Wardha, Maharashtra, India
3Professor and Head, Department of Orthodontics, Sharad Pawar Dental College, Wardha, Maharashtra, India
4Professor and Dean of Examinations, Sharad Pawar Dental College, Wardha, Maharashtra, India
5Private Practitioner, Suyog Dental Clinic, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
6Post-Graduate Student, Department of Prosthodontics, Yenepoya Dental College, Mangalore, Karnataka, India

*Corresponding Author: Kritika P Suroliyaa, Consulting Orthodontist, Suyog Dental Clinic, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

Received: October 03, 2022; Published: October 18, 2022

Abstract

Objective: To assess accumulation of Streptococcus Mutans (SM), in biofilm collected from Excessive Adhesive Flash (EAF) produced from two different orthodontic adhesive resins, in patients undertaking fixed appliance therapy.

Materials and Methods: A prospective interventional split mouth design was followed. 20 patients were segregated based on the resin used: Group 1: Right maxillary lateral incisor bonded with non- tooth coloured resin [adh 1: Transbond Plus]; Group 2: LeR maxillary lateral incisor bonded with tooth coloured resin [adh 2: Transbond XT]. Plaque was procured from EAF at these sites at 4 inter- vals: T0- before bonding; T1-1-month aRer bonding; T2-2 months aRer bonding; T3-3 months aRer bonding. Colonization of SM was assessed by colony count.

Results: There was a statistically significant surge in SM count, at T1 in both groups. The colony counts of SM were greater in Group 2. A subsequent decrease was seen in colony counts of both groups at T2 and T3, as mouth rinse was prescribed aRer T1.

Conclusions: The EAF formed from both adhesives, showed increased colonisation of SM at T1. The amount of SM on the EAF generated from Transbond XT was greater in comparison to Transbond Plus.

Keywords: Excessive Adhesive Flash; Streptococcus Mutans; Orthodontic

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Citation

Citation: Kritika P Suroliyaa., et al.“Comparative Evaluation of Streptococcus mutans Biofilm Collected from Excessive Adhesive Flash (EAF) in Patients Undergoing Fixed Orthodontic Appliance Therapy Bonded with Two Different Adhesives".Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 6.11 (2022): 107-113.

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Copyright: © 2022 Kritika P Suroliyaa., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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