Research on Orthodontic Polymers

  • Christos Rahiotis
  • Theodore Eliades
  • Nikolaos Silikas
  • George Eliades


Research on orthodontic polymers involves the study of a wide array of materials used in a spectrum of orthodontic applications. Table 2.1 summarizes these materials and applications.


Bond Strength Surface Free Energy Orthodontic Treatment Enamel Surface Orthodontic Appliance 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Christos Rahiotis
    • 1
    • 2
  • Theodore Eliades
    • 3
  • Nikolaos Silikas
    • 4
    • 5
  • George Eliades
    • 1
    • 6
  1. 1.Department of Oral Biology and Basic Dental SciencesSchool of Dentistry, University of AthensAthensGreece
  2. 2.Department of Oral BiologySchool of Dentistry, University of AthensAthensGreece
  3. 3.Department of Orthodontic and Paediatric Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine, Center of Dental MedicineUniversity of ZurichZurichSwitzerland
  4. 4.Department of Dental Biomaterials ScienceSchool of Dentistry, The University of ManchesterManchesterUK
  5. 5.Department of Dental Biomaterials ScienceTurner Dental School, University of ManchesterManchesterUK
  6. 6.Department of BiomaterialsSchool of Dentistry, University of AthensAthensGreece

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