A comparison of stresses in molar teeth restored with inlays and direct restorations, including polymerization shrinkage of composite resin and tooth loading during mastication

Nov 23, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on A comparison of stresses in molar teeth restored with inlays and direct restorations, including polymerization shrinkage of composite resin and tooth loading during mastication

Abstract Polymerization shrinkage of composites is one of the main causes of leakage around dental restorations. Despite the large numbers of studies there is no consensus, what kind of teeth…

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Thirteen-year randomized controlled clinical trial of a two-step self-etch adhesive in non-carious cervical lesions

Nov 23, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Thirteen-year randomized controlled clinical trial of a two-step self-etch adhesive in non-carious cervical lesions

Highlights • The mild 2-step self-etch adhesive Clearfil SE Bond showed good clinical performance in non-carious cervical lesions after 13 years. • Selective acid-etching of the enamel cavity margins prior…

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A discriminatory mechanical testing performance indicator protocol for hand-mixed glass-ionomer restoratives

Nov 23, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on A discriminatory mechanical testing performance indicator protocol for hand-mixed glass-ionomer restoratives

Abstract Objectives To identify a reproducible and discriminatory mechanical testing methodology to act as a performance indicator for hand-mixed glass-ionomer (GI) restoratives. Methods Groups of 20 (five batches of four)…

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Alumina reinforced zirconia implants: Effects of cyclic loading and abutment modification on fracture resistance

Nov 23, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Alumina reinforced zirconia implants: Effects of cyclic loading and abutment modification on fracture resistance

Abstract Objective The aim of the study was to evaluate the thermomechanical behavior of alumina-toughened zirconia (ATZ) oral implants in the artificial mouth and the fracture resistance (fracture load and…

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Assessments of antibacterial and physico-mechanical properties for dental materials with chemically anchored quaternary ammonium moieties: Thiol–ene–methacrylate vs. conventional methacrylate system

Nov 23, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Assessments of antibacterial and physico-mechanical properties for dental materials with chemically anchored quaternary ammonium moieties: Thiol–ene–methacrylate vs. conventional methacrylate system

Graphical abstract Abstract Objective Fabrication of low shrinkage stress and strain dental resins containing highly available immobilized bactericidal moieties has been reported. The goal of this study is producing dental…

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