A prospective study of soft- and hard-tissue changes after mandibular advancement surgery: Midline changes in the chin area

May 12, 2020 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on A prospective study of soft- and hard-tissue changes after mandibular advancement surgery: Midline changes in the chin area

Introduction The purpose of this research was to prospectively determine the ratio of 2 soft-tissue landmarks, pogonion (sPg) and menton (sMe), to their hard-tissue counterparts (Pg and Me) in the…

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Sword or shield?

May 12, 2020 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Sword or shield?

The plaintiff sought treatment for a kidney stone that was lodged in his left ureter. The defendant attempted removal using a ureteroscope. During the surgery, the ureter was damaged beyond…

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Enamel demineralization during clear aligner orthodontic treatment compared with fixed appliance therapy, evaluated with quantitative light-induced fluorescence: A randomized clinical trial

May 12, 2020 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Enamel demineralization during clear aligner orthodontic treatment compared with fixed appliance therapy, evaluated with quantitative light-induced fluorescence: A randomized clinical trial

Introduction The objective of this prospective randomized clinical trial was to investigate the relationship between clear aligner (CA) therapy and the development of white spot lesions and compare it with…

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One for many

May 12, 2020 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on One for many

It has been a stressful afternoon at your office, and you are 20 minutes behind schedule. The palatal expander for sensitive little Elizabeth will not seat fully, and she loudly whines…

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Flexural strength, fracture toughness, three-body wear, and Martens parameters of pressable lithium-X-silicate ceramics

Apr 27, 2020 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Flexural strength, fracture toughness, three-body wear, and Martens parameters of pressable lithium-X-silicate ceramics

Abstract Objectives To test and compare five pressable lithium-X-silicate-ceramics on their mechanical and wear properties. Methods Specimens were pressed and prepared from: i. Amber Press (AP), ii. Celtra Press (CP),…

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Flexural strength, fracture toughness, three-body wear, and Martens parameters of pressable lithium-X-silicate ceramics

Apr 27, 2020 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Flexural strength, fracture toughness, three-body wear, and Martens parameters of pressable lithium-X-silicate ceramics

Abstract Objectives To test and compare five pressable lithium-X-silicate-ceramics on their mechanical and wear properties. Methods Specimens were pressed and prepared from: i. Amber Press (AP), ii. Celtra Press (CP),…

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Minimally invasive high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) improves dentine remineralization with hydroxyapatite nanorods

Apr 27, 2020 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Minimally invasive high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) improves dentine remineralization with hydroxyapatite nanorods

Graphical abstract Abstract Objective The aim is to investigate the potential significance of combining minimally invasive high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) with hydroxyapatite (HA) nanorods treatment for the remineralization of demineralized…

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Effect of the photoinitiator system on the polymerization of secondary methacrylamides of systematically varied structure for dental adhesive applications

Apr 27, 2020 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Effect of the photoinitiator system on the polymerization of secondary methacrylamides of systematically varied structure for dental adhesive applications

Abstract Objective The aim of this study was to investigate the influence of the photoinitiator system on the polymerization kinetics of methacrylamide-based monomers as alternatives to methacrylates in adhesives dental-based…

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Titanium and zirconium release from titanium- and zirconia implants in mini pig maxillae and their toxicity in vitro

Apr 27, 2020 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Titanium and zirconium release from titanium- and zirconia implants in mini pig maxillae and their toxicity in vitro

Abstract Objective Titanium (Ti)- and Zirconia (ZrO 2 )-implants in mini pig maxillae were compared with respect to Ti/zirconium (Zr) release into the surrounding bone tissues, the resulting short term…

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Effect of poly(acrylic acid) architecture on setting and mechanical properties of glass ionomer cements

Apr 27, 2020 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Effect of poly(acrylic acid) architecture on setting and mechanical properties of glass ionomer cements

Graphical abstract Abstract Objective This work focuses on the influence of poly(acrylic acid) (PAA) architecture (linear or branched) on setting behavior and compressive strength of glass ionomer cements (GICs). Methods…

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