Calibration of a lactic-acid model for simulating biofilm-induced degradation of the dentin-composite interface

Nov 22, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Calibration of a lactic-acid model for simulating biofilm-induced degradation of the dentin-composite interface

Abstract Objective To verify and calibrate a chemical model for simulating the degradation of the dentin-composite interface induced by multi-species oral biofilms in vitro. Methods Dentin-composite disks (5-mm dia. ×…

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Nanoparticles in dentistry

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

Abstract Objective Nanoparticles having a size from 1 to 100 nm are present in nature and are successfully used in many products of daily life. Nanoparticles are also embedded per…

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Impact of thio-urethane additive and filler type on light-transmission and depth of polymerization of dental composites

Nov 22, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Impact of thio-urethane additive and filler type on light-transmission and depth of polymerization of dental composites

Graphical abstract Highlights • Addition of synthetized thio-urethane oligomers to methacrylate-based composites. • Composites filled with inorganic fillers varying refractive index and size. • Filler content affected the light-transmission and…

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Impact of head and neck radiotherapy on the mechanical behavior of composite resins and adhesive systems: A systematic review

Nov 22, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Impact of head and neck radiotherapy on the mechanical behavior of composite resins and adhesive systems: A systematic review

Highlights • In vitro radiotherapy seems not to impair the mechanical properties of composite resins. • Post-bonding in vitro radiotherapy does not weaken bond strength of adhesive systems. • Pre-bonding…

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Rapid biomimetic remineralization of the demineralized enamel surface using nano-particles of amorphous calcium phosphate guided by chimaeric peptides

Nov 22, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Rapid biomimetic remineralization of the demineralized enamel surface using nano-particles of amorphous calcium phosphate guided by chimaeric peptides

Abstract Objective The objective of this study was to develop a rapid and effective method to remineralize human carious-like enamel using chimaeric peptide-mediated nanocomplexes of carboxymethyl chitosan/amorphous calcium phosphate (CMC/ACP),…

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3D printed TCP-based scaffold incorporating VEGF-loaded PLGA microspheres for craniofacial tissue engineering

Nov 22, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on 3D printed TCP-based scaffold incorporating VEGF-loaded PLGA microspheres for craniofacial tissue engineering

Abstract Objective Vascularization is a critical process during bone regeneration/repair and the lack of tissue vascularization is recognized as a major challenge in applying bone tissue engineering methods for cranial…

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Academy of Dental Materials guidance—Resin composites: Part II—Technique sensitivity (handling, polymerization, dimensional changes)

Nov 22, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Academy of Dental Materials guidance—Resin composites: Part II—Technique sensitivity (handling, polymerization, dimensional changes)

Abstract Objective The objective of this work, commissioned by the Academy of Dental Materials, was to review and critically appraise test methods to characterize properties related to critical issues for…

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