Cyanoacrylate–POSS nanocomposites: Novel adhesives with improved properties for dental applications

Nov 25, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Cyanoacrylate–POSS nanocomposites: Novel adhesives with improved properties for dental applications

Abstract Objectives This study evaluates the effect of incorporation of an acrylate polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxane nanostructure (APOSS) on the physical and mechanical properties and hydrolytic stability of octyl cyanoacrylate (CA)…

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Effects of curing mode and moisture on nanoindentation mechanical properties and bonding of a self-adhesive resin cement to pulp chamber floor

Nov 25, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Effects of curing mode and moisture on nanoindentation mechanical properties and bonding of a self-adhesive resin cement to pulp chamber floor

Abstract Objective This study aimed to investigate the effect of dentin surface moisture and curing mode on microtensile bond strength (MTBS) and nanoindentation characteristics of a self-adhesive resin cement. Methods…

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Riboflavin-ultraviolet-A-induced collagen cross-linking treatments in improving dentin bonding

Nov 25, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Riboflavin-ultraviolet-A-induced collagen cross-linking treatments in improving dentin bonding

Abstract Objectives To evaluate the collagen cross-linkers, riboflavin-ultraviolet-A (RF/UVA) and glutaraldehyde, with regard to their efficacy in cross-linking the dentinal collagen and improving dentin bonding. Methods Glutaraldehyde and different RF/UVA…

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Controlled release of metronidazole from composite poly-ε-caprolactone/alginate (PCL/alginate) rings for dental implants

Nov 25, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Controlled release of metronidazole from composite poly-ε-caprolactone/alginate (PCL/alginate) rings for dental implants

Abstract Objective Dental implants provide support for dental crowns and bridges by serving as abutments for the replacement of missing teeth. To prevent bacterial accumulation and growth at the site…

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Quantification of elutable substances from methacrylate based sealers and their cytotoxicity effect on with human gingival fibroblasts

Nov 25, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Quantification of elutable substances from methacrylate based sealers and their cytotoxicity effect on with human gingival fibroblasts

Abstract Objectives Previous studies have shown that resin composites may cause persistent inflammation of oral or pulpal tissues as well as cell death through eluted substances. The aim of this…

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A brief history of LED photopolymerization

Nov 25, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on A brief history of LED photopolymerization

Abstract Objectives The majority of modern resin-based oral restorative biomaterials are cured via photopolymerization processes. A variety of light sources are available for this light curing of dental materials, such…

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Let there be light!

Nov 25, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Let there be light!

In the natural world we are surrounded by photosynthesis, but probably seldom give this amazing phenomenon any extended thought. So also, dental clinicians and scientists have become so used to…

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