[Clinical considerations on using ceramic bracket]

Taehan Chikkwa Uisa Hyophoe Chi. 1990 Oct;28(10):909-18.
[Article in Korean]


Recently ceramic bracket is introduced to orthodontics. Many orthodontists are attempt to use it for improving esthetics during orthodontic treatment. Especially the adult patients want to be treated with less conspicuous braces. So it's usage will be increased. But the information about the physical properties, proper management, and important cautions are not well known to most of clinicians. Ceramic bracket is not the exact esthetic alternatives for metal bracket. So it is necessary to review some recent articles for proper clinical usage of ceramic bracket. The authors attempt to introduce some clinical considerations for using ceramic bracket. The contents are as followed. I. Introduction II. Type and physical properties of ceramic bracket III. Clinical usage of ceramic bracket 1. bonding 2. bonding materials 3. debonding 4. others IV. Recycling ceramic bracket.

Publication types

  • English Abstract

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Ceramics
  • Humans
  • Orthodontic Brackets*