Dental Materials

Influence of microcapsule parameters and initiator concentration on the self-healing capacity of resin-based dental composites

Mar 21, 2021 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Influence of microcapsule parameters and initiator concentration on the self-healing capacity of resin-based dental composites

Graphical abstract Highlights • Relationship between self-healing capacity and initiator concentration. • Relationship between self-healing capacity and microcapsule size and concentration. • Implementation of microcapsule-based self-healing in commercial dental composites….

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Antimicrobial and physicochemical characterization of endodontic sealers after exposure to chlorhexidine digluconate

Jan 30, 2021 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Antimicrobial and physicochemical characterization of endodontic sealers after exposure to chlorhexidine digluconate

Highlights • Pulp canal sealer exerted the highest antibacterial activity. • Chlorhexidine increased the antibacterial activity of all sealers investigated. • BioRoot was the most affected sealer by CHX in…

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Novel technique using cold atmospheric plasma coupled with air-polishing for the treatment of titanium discs grown with biofilm: An in-vitro study

Jan 30, 2021 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Novel technique using cold atmospheric plasma coupled with air-polishing for the treatment of titanium discs grown with biofilm: An in-vitro study

Graphical abstract Highlights • Cold Atmospheric Plasma (CAP) is an emerging technology with a great potential in implant dentistry. • CAP is suitable for degrading oral biofilms formed in situ…

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Formation of carbon-added anatase-rich TiO 2 layers on titanium and their antibacterial properties in visible light

Jan 30, 2021 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Formation of carbon-added anatase-rich TiO 2 layers on titanium and their antibacterial properties in visible light

Graphical abstract Highlights • Carbon-added anatase-rich TiO 2 layers were formed via two-step thermal oxidation. • TiO 2 layers showed antibacterial properties in visible light. • TiO 2 layers possessed…

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Does implant surface hydrophilicity influence the maintenance of surface integrity after insertion into low-density artificial bone?

Jan 30, 2021 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Does implant surface hydrophilicity influence the maintenance of surface integrity after insertion into low-density artificial bone?

Highlights • Treatment to obtain superhydrophile surfaces increases surface roughness and area. • Insertion into low- density artificial bone tends to equalize surface roughness parameters. • Surface treatment affects the…

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Scattering and phase-contrast X-ray methods reveal damage to glass fibers in endodontic posts following dental bur trimming

Jan 30, 2021 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Scattering and phase-contrast X-ray methods reveal damage to glass fibers in endodontic posts following dental bur trimming

Highlights • Dental Fiberglass posts are inadvertently damaged by the dentist during trimming. • Imaging with synchrotron X-ray refraction radiography reveals nanoscale fiber flaws. • Phase contrast-enhanced CT reveals μm…

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Persistent inhibition of Candida albicansbiofilm and hyphae growth on titanium by graphene nanocoating

Jan 30, 2021 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Persistent inhibition of Candida albicansbiofilm and hyphae growth on titanium by graphene nanocoating

Graphical abstract Abstract Objectives Candida albicanscolonizes biomaterial surfaces and are highly resistant to therapeutics. Graphene nanocoating on titanium compromises initial biofilm formation. However, its sustained antibiofilm potential is unknown. The…

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The effect of chlorhexidine and dimethyl sulfoxide on long-term sealing ability of two calcium silicate cements in root canal

Jan 30, 2021 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on The effect of chlorhexidine and dimethyl sulfoxide on long-term sealing ability of two calcium silicate cements in root canal

Highlights • MTA and Biodentine exhibit similar immediate microleakage regardless of irrigant. • Biomineralization does not prevent the increase in leakage with hCSC materials. • The effect of irrigant on…

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3D printing restorative materials using a stereolithographic technique: a systematic review

Jan 30, 2021 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on 3D printing restorative materials using a stereolithographic technique: a systematic review

Graphical abstract Where and what restorative materials have being 3D printed using stereolithography-based technology Abstract Objective To present through a systematic review a qualitative analysis of studies published on stereolithography-based…

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Physicochemical, biological, and antibacterial evaluation of tricalcium silicate-based reparative cements with different radiopacifiers

Jan 30, 2021 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Physicochemical, biological, and antibacterial evaluation of tricalcium silicate-based reparative cements with different radiopacifiers

Highlights • Pure tricalcium silicate (TCS) and a radiopacifier may be used as repair material. • TCS with zirconium oxide, calcium tungstate or niobium oxide were evaluated. • These materials…

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