A parametric study of laser interference surface patterning of dental zirconia: Effects of laser parameters on topography and surface quality

Nov 22, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on A parametric study of laser interference surface patterning of dental zirconia: Effects of laser parameters on topography and surface quality

Graphical abstract Highlights • Direct Laser Interference Patterning was applied to introduce micrometric periodical topographies on the surface of 3Y-TZP. • Pattern geometry and roughness can be tuned independently by…

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The effects of cavity-margin-angles and bolus stiffness on the mechanical behavior of indirect resin composite class II restorations

Nov 22, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on The effects of cavity-margin-angles and bolus stiffness on the mechanical behavior of indirect resin composite class II restorations

Abstract Objective To study the influence of the different class II mesio-occlusal-distal (MOD) cavity shape on the stress and strain distributions in adhesive indirect restorations, using numerical finite element analysis…

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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 II: Multiple-unit FDPs” [Dental Materials 31 (6) (2015) 624–639]

Nov 22, 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 II: Multiple-unit FDPs” [Dental Materials 31 (6) (2015) 624–639]

The authors would like to inform the readers of a needed clarification in this article: Analyzing the difference types of tooth-supported fixed dental prosthesis (FDPs) in part II of the…

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CVD-grown monolayer graphene induces osteogenic but not odontoblastic differentiation of dental pulp stem cells

Nov 22, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on CVD-grown monolayer graphene induces osteogenic but not odontoblastic differentiation of dental pulp stem cells

Abstract Objective The objective was to investigate the potential of graphene (Gp) to induce odontogenic and osteogenic differentiation in dental pulp stem cells (DPSC). Methods Gp was produced by chemical…

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Bactericidal dental nanocomposites containing 1,2,3-triazolium-functionalized POSS additive prepared through thiol-ene click polymerization

Nov 22, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Bactericidal dental nanocomposites containing 1,2,3-triazolium-functionalized POSS additive prepared through thiol-ene click polymerization

Graphical abstract Highlights • Use of azide-alkyne click reaction to generate triazolium functional POSS. • Use of thiol-ene/methacrylate polymerization to prepare dental materials with low shrinkage strain. • Lower deterioration…

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Potential of electrospun chitosan fibers as a surface layer in functionally graded GTR membrane for periodontal regeneration

Nov 22, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Potential of electrospun chitosan fibers as a surface layer in functionally graded GTR membrane for periodontal regeneration

Graphical abstract Highlights • Chitosan can be electrospun when mixed in a ratio of 95:5 with polyethylene oxide. • Random and overly aligned fiber orientations can be achieved. • Electropsun…

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Chairside CAD/CAM materials. Part 1: Measurement of elastic constants and microstructural characterization

Nov 22, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Chairside CAD/CAM materials. Part 1: Measurement of elastic constants and microstructural characterization

Abstract Objective A deeper understanding of the mechanical behavior of dental restorative materials requires an insight into the materials elastic constants and microstructure. Here we aim to use complementary methodologies…

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Study of visible light activated polymerization in BisGMA-TEGDMA monomers with Type 1 and Type 2 photoinitiators using Raman spectroscopy

Nov 22, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Study of visible light activated polymerization in BisGMA-TEGDMA monomers with Type 1 and Type 2 photoinitiators using Raman spectroscopy

Graphical abstract Abstract Objective The goal of the study was to characterize the efficiency of polymerization of Type 1 and Type 2 initiators for visible light cure of a BisGMA-TEGDMA…

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Composite resin reinforced with silver nanoparticles–laden hydroxyapatite nanowires for dental application

Nov 22, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Composite resin reinforced with silver nanoparticles–laden hydroxyapatite nanowires for dental application

Abstract Objective The object is to find a functional one-dimensional nanofibrous filler for composite resin, which is able to provide both efficient reinforcement and high antibacterial activity. Methods Hydroxyapatite (HA)…

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