Injectable thermosensitive chitosan/gelatin-based hydrogel carried erythropoietin to effectively enhance maxillary sinus floor augmentation in vivo

Aug 9, 2020 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Injectable thermosensitive chitosan/gelatin-based hydrogel carried erythropoietin to effectively enhance maxillary sinus floor augmentation in vivo

Graphical abstract Abstract Objective Maxillary sinus floor augmentation (MSFA) is commonly used to increase the alveolar bone height in the posterior maxilla before implant placement. In the present study, we…

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Peel bond strength between 3D printing tray materials and elastomeric impression/adhesive systems: A laboratory study

Aug 9, 2020 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Peel bond strength between 3D printing tray materials and elastomeric impression/adhesive systems: A laboratory study

Graphical abstract Highlights • Peel bond strength between 3D printed tray materials and elastomers was studied. • The tray materials showed good chemical compatibility with the elastomer adhesives. • 3D…

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Clinical performance and SEM marginal quality of extended posterior resin composite restorations after 12 years

Aug 9, 2020 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Clinical performance and SEM marginal quality of extended posterior resin composite restorations after 12 years

Abstract Objective To investigate the clinical behavior of two different resin-based restorative systems in extended Class II cavities in a controlled prospective split-mouth study over 12 years and to assess…

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Mechanical properties, aging stability and translucency of speed-sintered zirconia for chairside restorations

Aug 9, 2020 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Mechanical properties, aging stability and translucency of speed-sintered zirconia for chairside restorations

Highlights • Similar primary zirconia properties by speed-sintering as conventional sintering. • Speed-sintering 3Y-TZP decreased its translucency but not that of 5Y-PSZ. • Speed-sintering lowered the mechanical reliability of 3Y-TZP…

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Clinical performance and SEM marginal quality of extended posterior resin composite restorations after 12 years

Aug 9, 2020 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Clinical performance and SEM marginal quality of extended posterior resin composite restorations after 12 years

Abstract Objective To investigate the clinical behavior of two different resin-based restorative systems in extended Class II cavities in a controlled prospective split-mouth study over 12 years and to assess…

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Polymerization shrinkage kinetics and degree of conversion of commercial and experimental resin modified glass ionomer luting cements (RMGICs)

Aug 9, 2020 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Polymerization shrinkage kinetics and degree of conversion of commercial and experimental resin modified glass ionomer luting cements (RMGICs)

Abstract Objectives Tetrahydrofurfuryl-methacrylate (THFM) and hydroxypropyl-methacrylate (HPM) were used to partially or fully replace HEMA in experimental RMGICs. The experimental materials were compared with home and commercial products in terms…

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Finite element analysis of narrow dental implants

Aug 9, 2020 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Finite element analysis of narrow dental implants

Abstract Narrow-diameter implants (NDIs) traditionally have been associated to higher rates of failure in comparison with regular-diameter implants (RDIs) and wide-diameter implants (WDIs), since they generate a more unfavorable stress…

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A comparison of mvM stress of inlays, onlays and endocrowns made from various materials and their bonding with molars in a computer simulation of mastication – FEA

Aug 9, 2020 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on A comparison of mvM stress of inlays, onlays and endocrowns made from various materials and their bonding with molars in a computer simulation of mastication – FEA

Abstract Objectives The purpose of the study was to compare the mvM stresses occurring in inlays, onlays and endocrowns made from different materials and their bonding with molars in a…

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Impact of high-speed sintering, layer thickness and artificial aging on the fracture load and two-body wear of zirconia crowns

Aug 9, 2020 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Impact of high-speed sintering, layer thickness and artificial aging on the fracture load and two-body wear of zirconia crowns

Abstract Objective To investigate the impact of high-speed sintering, layer thickness and artificial aging in a chewing simulator on the fracture load (FL) and two-body wear (2BW) of 4Y-TZP crowns….

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Translucency, flexural strength, fracture toughness, fracture load of 3-unit FDPs, Martens hardness parameter and grain size of 3Y-TZP materials

Aug 9, 2020 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Translucency, flexural strength, fracture toughness, fracture load of 3-unit FDPs, Martens hardness parameter and grain size of 3Y-TZP materials

Graphical abstract Abstract Objective This investigation tested pre-shaded 3Y-TZP materials on optical, mechanical and structural properties and calculated correlations between these properties. Methods Seven A2-shaded 3Y-TZP zirconia materials were investigated…

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Effect of different composite modulation protocols on the conversion and polymerization stress profile of bulk-filled resin restorations

Aug 9, 2020 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Effect of different composite modulation protocols on the conversion and polymerization stress profile of bulk-filled resin restorations

Highlights • Pre-heating does not reduce polymerization stress of resin composite restorations. • Thio-urethane addition increases resin composite degree of conversion. • Thio-urethane addition reduces resin composite polymerization stress. Abstract…

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Translational Research

Aug 9, 2020 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Translational Research

Significant variation exists in health care practice patterns that creates concerns regarding the quality of care delivered. Clinical practice based on high-quality evidence provides a rationale for clinical decision making….

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