Rechargeable microbial anti-adhesive polymethyl methacrylate incorporating silver sulfadiazine-loaded mesoporous silica nanocarriers

Nov 22, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Rechargeable microbial anti-adhesive polymethyl methacrylate incorporating silver sulfadiazine-loaded mesoporous silica nanocarriers

Graphical abstract Highlights • PMMA incorporating silver-loaded mesoporous silica nanoparticles (Ag-MSNs) led to increased mechanical properties. • PMMA incorporating Ag-MSNs exhibited an anti-adhesive effect against infectious strains without cytotoxicity. •…

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Thermographic analysis of the effect of composite type, layering method, and curing light on the temperature rise of photo-cured composites in tooth cavities

Nov 22, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Thermographic analysis of the effect of composite type, layering method, and curing light on the temperature rise of photo-cured composites in tooth cavities

Abstract Objectives The purpose of this study was to investigate temperature rise in the composite and dentin of a class I cavity in extracted human molars under different restoration conditions,…

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Resin-dentin bond stability and physical characterization of a two-step self-etching adhesive system associated with TiF 4

Nov 22, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Resin-dentin bond stability and physical characterization of a two-step self-etching adhesive system associated with TiF 4

Highlights • Long-term bond strength was not influenced by TiF 4 in aqueous or primer solution and concentrations. • Bond strength values to superficial bond were higher than values to…

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Antibiofilm properties of model composites containing quaternary ammonium methacrylates after surface texture modification

Nov 22, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Antibiofilm properties of model composites containing quaternary ammonium methacrylates after surface texture modification

Abstract Objective Investigate antimicrobial properties and surface texture of model composites with different concentration and alkyl chain length of quaternary ammonium monomers (QAS). Methods Monomers derived from QAS salts with…

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Do quaternary ammonium monomers induce drug resistance in cariogenic, endodontic and periodontal bacterial species?

Nov 22, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Do quaternary ammonium monomers induce drug resistance in cariogenic, endodontic and periodontal bacterial species?

Abstract Objectives Antibacterial monomers were developed to combat oral biofilm acids and caries; however, little is known on whether quaternary ammonium monomers (QAMs) would induce drug resistance in oral bacteria….

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Efficacy of new natural biomodification agents from Anacardiaceae extracts on dentin collagen cross-linking

Nov 22, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Efficacy of new natural biomodification agents from Anacardiaceae extracts on dentin collagen cross-linking

Graphical abstract Highlights • Phenolic compounds from cashew nut shell liquid were investigated regarding the interaction with dentin collagen. • Aroeira bark extract was also, for the first time, investigation…

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Silver nanoparticles in dentistry

Nov 22, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Silver nanoparticles in dentistry

Highlights • AgNPs are applied in nanocomposites; implant coatings; anti-caries formulations; and in the treatment of oral cancer and local anesthesia. • In vitro results reveal the excellent antimicrobial activity…

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Effect of conditioning solutions containing ferric chloride on dentin bond strength and collagen degradation

Nov 22, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Effect of conditioning solutions containing ferric chloride on dentin bond strength and collagen degradation

Abstract Objective To investigate the effects of conditioning solutions containing ferric chloride (FeCl 3 ) on resin–dentin bond strength; on protection of dentin collagen against enzymatic degradation and on cathepsin-K…

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Anti-proteolytic property and bonding durability of mussel adhesive protein-modified dentin adhesive interface

Nov 22, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Anti-proteolytic property and bonding durability of mussel adhesive protein-modified dentin adhesive interface

Abstract Objectives To evaluate the effect of mussel adhesive protein (MAP) on collagenase activity, dentin collagen degradation and microtensile dentin bond strength (μTBS). Methods Three groups were designed: 1. experimental…

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The interrelationship of microstructure and hardness of human coronal dentin using reference point indentation technique and micro-Raman spectroscopy

Nov 22, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on The interrelationship of microstructure and hardness of human coronal dentin using reference point indentation technique and micro-Raman spectroscopy

Highlights • BioDent RPI yields more consistent dentin hardness values compared to Knoop tester. • BioDent affected less by dentin elastic recovery and surface conditions than Knoop. • Raman spectroscopic…

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