Odontogenic responses of human dental pulp cells to collagen/nanobioactive glass nanocomposites

Nov 28, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Odontogenic responses of human dental pulp cells to collagen/nanobioactive glass nanocomposites

Abstract Objectives Collagen-based nanocomposite incorporating nanobioactive glass (Col/nBG) was developed as a scaffolding matrix for dentin–pulp regeneration. The effects of the novel matrix on the proliferation of human dental pulp…

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Two- and three-body wear of composite resins

Nov 28, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Two- and three-body wear of composite resins

Abstract Objective The aim of the present study was to investigate two- and three-body wear of microfilled, micro-hybrid and nano-hybrid composite resins using a ball-on-disc sliding device. Methods One microfilled…

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Simultaneous determination of polymerization shrinkage, exotherm and thermal expansion coefficient for dental resin-composites

Nov 28, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Simultaneous determination of polymerization shrinkage, exotherm and thermal expansion coefficient for dental resin-composites

Abstract Objectives To measure shrinkage strain, exotherm, and coefficient of thermal expansion (CTE), simultaneously for a set of representative resin-composites. Methods Six commercially available resin-composites with different filler loadings were…

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Effect of a non-thermal, atmospheric-pressure, plasma brush on conversion of model self-etch adhesive formulations compared to conventional photo-polymerization

Nov 28, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Effect of a non-thermal, atmospheric-pressure, plasma brush on conversion of model self-etch adhesive formulations compared to conventional photo-polymerization

Abstract Objective To determine the effectiveness and efficiency of non-thermal, atmospheric plasmas for inducing polymerization of model dental self-etch adhesives. Methods The monomer mixtures used were bis-[2-(methacryloyloxy)ethyl] phosphate (2MP) and…

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Wear at the titanium–titanium and the titanium–zirconia implant–abutment interface: A comparative in vitro study

Nov 28, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Wear at the titanium–titanium and the titanium–zirconia implant–abutment interface: A comparative in vitro study

Abstract Objective The purpose of this study was to determine and measure the wear of the interface between titanium implants and one-piece zirconia abutments in comparison to titanium abutments. Methods…

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Initial attachment, subsequent cell proliferation/viability and gene expression of epithelial cells related to attachment and wound healing in response to different titanium surfaces

Nov 28, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Initial attachment, subsequent cell proliferation/viability and gene expression of epithelial cells related to attachment and wound healing in response to different titanium surfaces

Abstract Objectives A tight seal between the epithelium and the dental implant surface is required to prevent bacterial inflammation and soft tissue recession and therefore to demonstrate a long-term success….

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Polymerization kinetics and reactivity of alternative initiators systems for use in light-activated dental resins

Nov 28, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Polymerization kinetics and reactivity of alternative initiators systems for use in light-activated dental resins

Abstract Objectives The purpose of this study was to evaluate the reactivity and polymerization kinetics behavior of a model dental adhesive resin with water-soluble initiator systems. Methods A monomer blend…

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