Simulation of color perception of layered dental composites using optical properties to evaluate the benefit of esthetic layer preparation technique

Nov 28, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Simulation of color perception of layered dental composites using optical properties to evaluate the benefit of esthetic layer preparation technique

Abstract Objectives Esthetic restorations require that dental restorative materials have similar optical properties to teeth. To improve the color perception, the inhomogeneous morphology of the native tooth can be imitated…

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The influence of monomeric resin and filler characteristics on the performance of experimental resin-based composites (RBCs) derived from a commercial formulation

Nov 28, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on The influence of monomeric resin and filler characteristics on the performance of experimental resin-based composites (RBCs) derived from a commercial formulation

Abstract Objective To explore experimental RBCs derived from a successful commercially available RBC (Grandio) to investigate resin monomer blend and filler parameters (volume fraction, density and diameter) on RBC performance….

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Curing efficiency of dental resin composites formulated with camphorquinone or trimethylbenzoyl-diphenyl-phosphine oxide

Nov 28, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Curing efficiency of dental resin composites formulated with camphorquinone or trimethylbenzoyl-diphenyl-phosphine oxide

Abstract Objectives Since photoinitiator systems for dental resins based on camphorquinone (CQ) present color disadvantages, trimethylbenzoyl-diphenyl-phosphine oxide (TPO) has been proposed as an alternative. However, there are remaining considerations about…

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Influence of zirconia framework thickness on residual stress profile in veneering ceramic: Measurement by hole-drilling

Nov 28, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Influence of zirconia framework thickness on residual stress profile in veneering ceramic: Measurement by hole-drilling

Abstract Objectives Framework design is reported to influence chipping in zirconia-based restorations, which is an important cause of failure of such restorations. Residual stress profile in the veneering ceramic after…

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Poly(acrylic acid) grafted montmorillonite as novel fillers for dental adhesives: Synthesis, characterization and properties of the adhesive

Nov 28, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Poly(acrylic acid) grafted montmorillonite as novel fillers for dental adhesives: Synthesis, characterization and properties of the adhesive

Abstract Objective This work investigates the graft polymerization of acrylic acid onto nanoclay platelets to be utilized as reinforcing fillers in an experimental dental adhesive. Physical and mechanical properties of…

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Physical, mechanical and rheological characterization of resin-based pit and fissure sealants compared to flowable resin composites

Nov 28, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Physical, mechanical and rheological characterization of resin-based pit and fissure sealants compared to flowable resin composites

Abstract Objectives The purpose of this study was to compare the mechanical and rheological properties of resin-based pit and fissure sealants to flowable resin composites in order to define clinical…

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Tissue engineering: From research to dental clinics

Nov 28, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Tissue engineering: From research to dental clinics

Abstract Tissue engineering is an interdisciplinary field that combines the principles of engineering, material and biological sciences toward the development of therapeutic strategies and biological substitutes that restore, maintain, replace…

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