Biomechanical behaviour of craniofacial sutures during distraction: An evaluation all over the entire craniofacial skeleton

Nov 22, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Biomechanical behaviour of craniofacial sutures during distraction: An evaluation all over the entire craniofacial skeleton

Abstract Objective Sutures are fibrous joints connecting the bones of the head. Despite the fundamental role played by sutures in dentofacial orthopaedics, their biomechanical properties are not completely understood. This…

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Titanium dioxide nanotubes addition to self-adhesive resin cement: Effect on physical and biological properties

Nov 22, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Titanium dioxide nanotubes addition to self-adhesive resin cement: Effect on physical and biological properties

Highlights • The presence of monomers with acidic groups in self-adhesive resin cements allows a simplified indirect luting technique. • ​The same acidic monomers may adversely affect their properties where…

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Sol–gel-derived bioactive glass nanoparticle-incorporated glass ionomer cement with or without chitosan for enhanced mechanical and biomineralization properties

Nov 22, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Sol–gel-derived bioactive glass nanoparticle-incorporated glass ionomer cement with or without chitosan for enhanced mechanical and biomineralization properties

Graphical abstract Highlights • Sol–gel derived bioactive glass nanoparticles (BGNs) were successfully fabricated with ∼42 nm in diameter with bioactivity. • The incorporation of BGNs into glass ionomer cement (GIC)…

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Poly(amido amine) and calcium phosphate nanocomposite remineralization of dentin in acidic solution without calcium phosphate ions

Nov 22, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Poly(amido amine) and calcium phosphate nanocomposite remineralization of dentin in acidic solution without calcium phosphate ions

Abstract Objective Patients with dry mouth often have an acidic oral environment lacking saliva that provides calcium (Ca) and phosphate (P) ions. However, there has been no study on dentin…

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Effect of blue and violet light on polymerization shrinkage vectors of a CQ/TPO-containing composite

Nov 22, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Effect of blue and violet light on polymerization shrinkage vectors of a CQ/TPO-containing composite

Abstract Objective To evaluate the effect of light-curing wavelengths on composite filler particle displacement, and thus to visualize localized polymerization shrinkage in a resin-based composite (RBC) containing camphorquinone (CQ) and…

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Effect of self-curing activators and curing protocols on adhesive properties of universal adhesives bonded to dual-cured composites

Nov 22, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Effect of self-curing activators and curing protocols on adhesive properties of universal adhesives bonded to dual-cured composites

Highlights • Dual-cured 2-step self-etch adhesive is recommended for buildup restorations with dual-cured resin composites. • The in vitro behavior of universal adhesives depends on the curing more and the…

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Graphene for the development of the next-generation of biocomposites for dental and medical applications

Nov 22, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Graphene for the development of the next-generation of biocomposites for dental and medical applications

Abstract Objective Graphene and its derivatives, graphene oxide (GO) and reduced graphene oxide (rGO), are 2D carbon-based materials with remarkable physical, chemical and biological properties. Graphene sheets have high specific…

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Bifunctional dentifrice: Amorphous polyphosphate a regeneratively active sealant with potent anti- Streptococcus mutansactivity

Nov 22, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Bifunctional dentifrice: Amorphous polyphosphate a regeneratively active sealant with potent anti- Streptococcus mutansactivity

Graphical abstract Abstract Objective In this study we demonstrate that inorganic polyphosphate (polyP) exhibits a dual protective effect on teeth: it elicits a strong antibacterial effect against the cariogenic bacterium…

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