Evaluation of the Compliance of Orthodontists to Infection Control Procedures in Turkey.

Celikel A. D., Ekmekcioglu H., Kulekci G., Firatli S.

Turkish journal of orthodontics, vol.31, no.2, pp.37-49, 2018 (Scopus) identifier identifier identifier


Objective: Orthodontists do not perform surgical procedures, nevertheless they are obliged to practice appropriate sterilization techniques to prevent cross-infection. This is also important from an ethical and legal point of view. The aim of the present study is to evaluate the compliance of orthodontists to infection control procedures in Turkey.