Modulation of the nanometer pore size improves magnesium adsorption into mesoporous titania coatings and promotes bone morphogenic protein 4 expression in adhering osteoblasts

Nov 23, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Modulation of the nanometer pore size improves magnesium adsorption into mesoporous titania coatings and promotes bone morphogenic protein 4 expression in adhering osteoblasts

Highlights • The increase in 1 nm (from 6 to 7) increased the Mg adsorption. • Mg adsorption did not alter the mesoporous surface topography. • Osteogenesis is promoted by…

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Influence of a polymerizable eugenol derivative on the antibacterial activity and wettability of a resin composite for intracanal post cementation and core build-up restoration

Nov 23, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Influence of a polymerizable eugenol derivative on the antibacterial activity and wettability of a resin composite for intracanal post cementation and core build-up restoration

Abstract Objectives Eugenol has been used in dentistry due to its ability to inhibit the growth of a range of microorganisms, including facultative anaerobes commonly isolated from infected root canals….

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Fabrication of a radiopaque fit-testing material to evaluate the three-dimensional accuracy of dental prostheses

Nov 23, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Fabrication of a radiopaque fit-testing material to evaluate the three-dimensional accuracy of dental prostheses

Highlights • A novel radiopaque fit-testing material for μCT observation was developed. • Prosthetic fit can be observed using a fit-testing material with 20 wt% zirconium. • The material developed…

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Correlation of shear and dielectric ion viscosity of dental resins – Influence of composition, temperature and filler content

Nov 23, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Correlation of shear and dielectric ion viscosity of dental resins – Influence of composition, temperature and filler content

Abstract Objective Shear viscosity and ion viscosity of uncured visible light-curing (VLC) resins and resin based composites (RBC) are correlated with respect to the resin composition, temperature and filler content…

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Comparison of the transformation temperatures of heat-activated Nickel-Titanium orthodontic archwires by two different techniques

Nov 23, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Comparison of the transformation temperatures of heat-activated Nickel-Titanium orthodontic archwires by two different techniques

Highlights • The results of the study indicate that the Bend and Free Recovery (BFR) method is suitable as a standard test method to determine the transformation temperatures of heat-activated…

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Fractography of interface after microtensile bond strength test using swept-source optical coherence tomography

Nov 23, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Fractography of interface after microtensile bond strength test using swept-source optical coherence tomography

Highlights • OCT is a useful tool for fractography after microtensile bond strength test. • Flowable composite lining increases microtensile bond strength regardless of crosshead speed. • High crosshead speed…

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