Edition V18N03 | Year 2013 | Editorial Editorial | Pages 1 to 2
In Orthodontics we grew up with passionate discussions around brackets. During Orthodontics childhood we contemplated brackets systems that have been stamped as the last and best to paraphrase Angle but that vanished even before we reached Orthodontics adolescence. Topics such as slot dimensions, influence of manufacturing material and, recently, the ligation system, are eloquently debated. Leaving alone high-spirited discussions, the lack of scientific information regarding the influence of the bracket system on treatment efficiency is frightening. It is important to understand efficiency as good results with short treatment time.