Bioactivity and antibacterial effect of nitrogen plasma immersion ion implantation on polyetheretherketone

Nov 23, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Bioactivity and antibacterial effect of nitrogen plasma immersion ion implantation on polyetheretherketone

Abstract Objective We aimed to investigate the bioactivity and antibacterial effect of nitrogen plasma immersion ion implantation (PIII) on polyetheretherketone (PEEK). Methods According to the different modified parameters, the PEEK…

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Local deformation fields and marginal integrity of sculptable bulk-fill, low-shrinkage and conventional composites

Nov 23, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Local deformation fields and marginal integrity of sculptable bulk-fill, low-shrinkage and conventional composites

Highlights • Shrinkage of bulk-fill and low-shrinkage composites was comparable to conventional composites. • Strain distribution across depth differed in 4-mm and 2-mm layered composites. • Marginal integrity was more…

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Co–Cr dental alloys induces cytotoxicity and inflammatory responses viaactivation of Nrf2/antioxidant signaling pathways in human gingival fibroblasts and osteoblasts

Nov 23, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Co–Cr dental alloys induces cytotoxicity and inflammatory responses viaactivation of Nrf2/antioxidant signaling pathways in human gingival fibroblasts and osteoblasts

Abstract Objective Although cobalt–chromium (Co–Cr) dental alloys are routinely used in prosthodontics, the biocompatibility of Co–Cr alloys is controversial. The aims of the present study were to investigate the effects…

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Bovine tooth is a substitute for human tooth on bond strength studies: A systematic review and meta-analysis of in vitrostudies

Nov 23, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Bovine tooth is a substitute for human tooth on bond strength studies: A systematic review and meta-analysis of in vitrostudies

Highlights • Bovine teeth can be used as a substitute of human teeth on bond strength studies. • Both substrates—enamel and dentin of bovine teeth seems to be similar to…

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Effect of surface treatments on the mechanical properties and antimicrobial activity of desiccated glass ionomers

Nov 23, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Effect of surface treatments on the mechanical properties and antimicrobial activity of desiccated glass ionomers

Abstract Objectives The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of various surface treatments on the mechanical properties and antibacterial activity of desiccated glass-ionomer (GI) and resin-modified glass-ionomer…

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Reduced shrinkage stress via photo-initiated copper(I)-catalyzed cycloaddition polymerizations of azide-alkyne resins

Nov 23, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Reduced shrinkage stress via photo-initiated copper(I)-catalyzed cycloaddition polymerizations of azide-alkyne resins

Graphical abstract Abstract Objectives Polymerization shrinkage stress and factors involved in the stress development such as volumetric shrinkage and modulus were investigated in photo-CuAAC (photo-initiated copper(I)-catalyzed azide-alkyne cycloaddition) polymerization and…

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Magnetic nanofiber scaffold-induced stimulation of odontogenesis and pro-angiogenesis of human dental pulp cells through Wnt/MAPK/NF-κB pathways

Nov 23, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Magnetic nanofiber scaffold-induced stimulation of odontogenesis and pro-angiogenesis of human dental pulp cells through Wnt/MAPK/NF-κB pathways

Graphical abstract Highlights • Magnetic nanofiber scaffolds stimulate growth and odontogenesis of human dental pulp cells. • Magnetic nanofiber scaffolds induce pro-angiogenic effects on endothelial cells. • Wnt/β-catenin, MAPKs, and…

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