Shrinkage behaviors of dental composite restorations—The experimental–numerical hybrid analysis

Nov 23, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Shrinkage behaviors of dental composite restorations—The experimental–numerical hybrid analysis

Abstract Objectives To investigate the effects of light curing protocols on the shrinkage behaviors, contraction stress, and microleakage in composite restorations by an experimental–numerical hybrid analysis. Methods Three groups of…

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Corrigendum to “All-ceramic or metal-ceramic tooth- supported fixed dental prostheses (FDPs)? A systematic review of the survival and complication rates. Part I: Single crowns (SCs)” [Dental Materials 31 (6) (2015) 603–623]

Nov 23, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Corrigendum to “All-ceramic or metal-ceramic tooth- supported fixed dental prostheses (FDPs)? A systematic review of the survival and complication rates. Part I: Single crowns (SCs)” [Dental Materials 31 (6) (2015) 603–623]

The authors would like to inform the readers of a needed clarification in this article: Analyzing the survival rate of different types of all-ceramic crowns in part I of the…

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Bioactive composites containing TEGDMA-functionalized calcium phosphate particles: Degree of conversion, fracture strength and ion release evaluation

Nov 23, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Bioactive composites containing TEGDMA-functionalized calcium phosphate particles: Degree of conversion, fracture strength and ion release evaluation

Abstract Objective To evaluate the strength and ion release of experimental composites containing TEGDMA-functionalized calcium phosphate particles. Methods Seven composites containing equal parts (in mols) of BisGMA and TEGDMA and…

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Effect of monomer blend and chlorhexidine-adding on physical, mechanical and biological properties of experimental infiltrants

Nov 23, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Effect of monomer blend and chlorhexidine-adding on physical, mechanical and biological properties of experimental infiltrants

Abstract Objectives The aim of the study was to evaluate antimicrobial inhibition zone, degree of conversion (DC) and Knoop hardness (KH) of experimental infiltrants. Experimental low viscosity monomer blends were…

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Correlative analysis of cement–dentin interfaces using an interfacial fracture toughness and micro-tensile bond strength approach

Nov 23, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Correlative analysis of cement–dentin interfaces using an interfacial fracture toughness and micro-tensile bond strength approach

Graphical abstract Highlights • Bond strength of composite cements to dentin was evaluated both by iFT and μTBS. • μTBS appeared more discriminative than iFT for bonding effectiveness of cements…

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Development of long-term antimicrobial poly(methyl methacrylate) by incorporating mesoporous silica nanocarriers

Nov 23, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Development of long-term antimicrobial poly(methyl methacrylate) by incorporating mesoporous silica nanocarriers

Graphical abstract Highlights • Mesoporous silica nanoparticle (MSN) loading in poly(methyl methacrylate) (PMMA) changed the mechanical properties depending on the incorporated concentration. • An anti-adherent effect against Candida albicans and…

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Porcelain bonding to novel Co–Cr alloys: Influence of interfacial reactions on phase stability, plasticity and adhesion

Nov 23, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Porcelain bonding to novel Co–Cr alloys: Influence of interfacial reactions on phase stability, plasticity and adhesion

Abstract Objective The objective of the present study was to determine the hardness and adhesion strength at the porcelain to alloy interface. Methods 15 bi-layer porcelain veneered Co–Cr specimens of…

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Matrix metalloproteinase inhibitor modulates esterase-catalyzed degradation of resin–dentin interfaces

Nov 23, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Matrix metalloproteinase inhibitor modulates esterase-catalyzed degradation of resin–dentin interfaces

Highlights • Resin–dentin interfacial biodegradation, fracture toughness and morphology. • Esterase accelerated the degradation of total-etch resin–dentin interfaces. • Mechanical performance deterioration with total-etch but not self-etch adhesives. • MMP…

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