Replacement of glass particles by multidirectional short glass fibers in experimental composites: Effects on degree of conversion, mechanical properties and polymerization shrinkage

Nov 23, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Replacement of glass particles by multidirectional short glass fibers in experimental composites: Effects on degree of conversion, mechanical properties and polymerization shrinkage

Abstract Objective To test the null hypothesis that the replacement of a small fraction of glass particles with random short glass fibers does not affect degree of conversion (DC), flexural…

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Monitoring of cariogenic demineralization at the enamel–composite interface using swept-source optical coherence tomography

Nov 23, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Monitoring of cariogenic demineralization at the enamel–composite interface using swept-source optical coherence tomography

Highlights • Streptococcus mutans suspension was applied to form a cariogenic biofilm on composite restoration. • Swept-source optical coherence tomography (SS-OCT) was used to observe the carious demineralization at the…

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Biocompatibility of polymer-infiltrated-ceramic-network (PICN) materials with Human Gingival Fibroblasts (HGFs)

Nov 23, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Biocompatibility of polymer-infiltrated-ceramic-network (PICN) materials with Human Gingival Fibroblasts (HGFs)

Graphical abstract Highlights • Titanium (Ti) and zirconia (Zi) gave the best results in terms of HGF behavior. • PICN materials and lithium disilicate glass-ceramics (eM) gave intermediate results. •…

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Assessment of bacterial demineralization around composite restorations using swept-source optical coherence tomography (SS-OCT)

Nov 23, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Assessment of bacterial demineralization around composite restorations using swept-source optical coherence tomography (SS-OCT)

Highlights • S. mutans biofilm created gaps at the resin–tooth interface in this in vitro model. • SS-OCT could nondestructively detect composite–tooth interfacial gaps formation. • SS-OCT could nondestructively detect…

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Corrigendum to ‘Physical properties and depth of cure of a new short fiber reinforced composite’ [Dent Mater 29 (8) (2013) 835–841]

Nov 23, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Corrigendum to ‘Physical properties and depth of cure of a new short fiber reinforced composite’ [Dent Mater 29 (8) (2013) 835–841]

The authors would like to inform the readers of a needed clarification in this article: There is miscalculation in fracture toughness values presented in article. The corrected values are 0.9…

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Physicochemical and bioactive properties of innovative resin-based materials containing functional halloysite-nanotubes fillers

Nov 23, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Physicochemical and bioactive properties of innovative resin-based materials containing functional halloysite-nanotubes fillers

Graphical abstract Highlights • Triclosan nanoparticles can be incorporated into halloysite nanotube fillers. • Halloysite incorporation (10 wt%) do not alter physicochemical properties. • Halloysite nanotube fillers promote mineral deposition….

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Evaluation of the physical properties of dental resin composites using optical fiber sensing technology

Nov 23, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Evaluation of the physical properties of dental resin composites using optical fiber sensing technology

Abstract Objectives The characterization of the physical properties of dental resin composites is fraught with difficulties relating to significant intra and inter test parameter variabilities and is relatively time consuming…

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Antibacterial activity of resin composites containing surface pre-reacted glass-ionomer (S-PRG) filler

Nov 23, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Antibacterial activity of resin composites containing surface pre-reacted glass-ionomer (S-PRG) filler

Abstract Objective A surface pre-reacted glass-ionomer (S-PRG) filler is a technology of interest for providing bio-functions to restorative materials. Resin composites containing S-PRG filler have been reported to show less…

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Internal adaptation of resin composites at two configurations: Influence of polymerization shrinkage and stress

Nov 23, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Internal adaptation of resin composites at two configurations: Influence of polymerization shrinkage and stress

Highlights • Internal adaptation in a high C-factor cavity was inferior to that in a low C-factor cavity for both conventional and bulk-filled composites. • Internal adaptation, polymerization shrinkage, and…

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Biaxial flexural strength of new Bis-GMA/TEGDMA based composites with different fillers for dental applications

Nov 23, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Biaxial flexural strength of new Bis-GMA/TEGDMA based composites with different fillers for dental applications

Highlights • Different kinds of filler particles were compared in a composite resins. • Low particle-matrix coupling leads to low mechanical strength. • However, strength of composites with tetrapodal zinc…

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