Measurement uncertainty associated with chromatic confocal profilometry for 3D surface texture characterization of natural human enamel

Nov 22, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Measurement uncertainty associated with chromatic confocal profilometry for 3D surface texture characterization of natural human enamel

Highlights • This paper reports a method for quantifying sources of measurement uncertainty following good metrology practice guidelines. • The main measurement error was flatness deviations of 0.49 μm over…

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Antimicrobial effect and physicochemical properties of an adhesive system containing nanocapsules

Nov 22, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Antimicrobial effect and physicochemical properties of an adhesive system containing nanocapsules

Highlights • Triclosan and indomethacin-loaded nanocapsules were successfully incorporated into adhesive system without compromising to be used for conservative treatment. • Drug delivery nanotechnology improves the efficacy of drugs and…

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Synthesis of novel chlorhexidine spheres with controlled release from a UDMA–HEMA resin using ultrasound

Nov 22, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Synthesis of novel chlorhexidine spheres with controlled release from a UDMA–HEMA resin using ultrasound

Highlights • Primary study on synthesis of novel spherical chlorhexidine spheres incorporated in a dental resin. • Novel chlorhexidine spheres incorporated in a dental resin demonstrated lower and responsive chlorhexidine…

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Mechanical characteristic and biological behaviour of implanted and restorative bioglasses used in medicine and dentistry: A systematic review

Nov 22, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Mechanical characteristic and biological behaviour of implanted and restorative bioglasses used in medicine and dentistry: A systematic review

Abstract Objective Nowadays bioactive glasses are finding increasing applications in medical practice due to their ability to stimulate re-mineralisation. However, they are intrinsically brittle materials and the study of new…

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Mechanical behavior of bulk direct composite versus block composite and lithium disilicate indirect Class II restorations by CAD-FEM modeling

Nov 22, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Mechanical behavior of bulk direct composite versus block composite and lithium disilicate indirect Class II restorations by CAD-FEM modeling

Abstract Objectives To study the influence of resin based and lithium disilicate materials on the stress and strain distributions in adhesive class II mesio-occlusal-distal (MOD) restorations using numerical finite element…

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Periodontal ligament entheses and their adaptive role in the context of dentoalveolar joint function

Nov 22, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Periodontal ligament entheses and their adaptive role in the context of dentoalveolar joint function

Abstract Objective The dynamic bone-periodontal ligament (PDL)-tooth fibrous joint consists of two adaptive functionally graded interfaces (FGI), the PDL-bone and PDL-cementum that respond to mechanical strain transmitted during mastication. In…

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Encapsulation of grape seed extract in polylactide microcapsules for sustained bioactivity and time-dependent release in dental material applications

Nov 22, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Encapsulation of grape seed extract in polylactide microcapsules for sustained bioactivity and time-dependent release in dental material applications

Highlights • A novel technique for the encapsulation of plant-derived extracts was developed. • Polynuclear microcapsules with core loading of up to 38 wt% extract were manufactured. • Bioactivity of…

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Kinetics and mechanics of photo-polymerized triazole-containing thermosetting composites viathe copper(I)-catalyzed azide-alkyne cycloaddition

Nov 22, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Kinetics and mechanics of photo-polymerized triazole-containing thermosetting composites viathe copper(I)-catalyzed azide-alkyne cycloaddition

Abstract Objective Several features necessary for polymer composite materials in practical applications such as dental restorative materials were investigated in photo-curable CuAAC (copper(I)-catalyzed azide-alkyne cycloaddition) thermosetting resin-based composites with varying…

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