Effects of diamond-like carbon coating on frictional and mechanical properties of orthodontic brackets: An in vitro study


Danisman H., ÇELEBİ F., DANIŞMAN Ş. , BIÇAKÇI A. A.

APOS TRENDS IN ORTHODONTICS, vol.12, no.1, pp.13-19, 2022 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 12 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Doi Number: 10.25259/apos_79_2021
  • Title of Journal : APOS TRENDS IN ORTHODONTICS
  • Page Numbers: pp.13-19
  • Keywords: Coating, Diamond-like carbon, Friction, Bracket, SELF-LIGATING BRACKETS, SURFACE-TOPOGRAPHY, CANINE RETRACTION, SLIDING MECHANICS, FORCES, ARCHWIRES, FILMS, COEFFICIENTS, DEPOSITION, REDUCTION

Abstract

Objectives: The aim of this study is to apply a diamond-like carbon (DLC) coating on orthodontic brackets and to examine the effects of the coating on surface properties and friction.