Comparative evaluation of topographical data of dental implant surfaces applying optical interferometry and scanning electron microscopy

Nov 22, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Comparative evaluation of topographical data of dental implant surfaces applying optical interferometry and scanning electron microscopy

Highlights • Roughness analyses of marketed dental implant screws was conducted. • Stereo-SEM and interferometry exhibited predominant statistical differences. • Both methods revealed different ability to discriminate between surfaces. •…

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Experimental hydrophilic vinyl polysiloxane (VPS) impression materials incorporating a novel surfactant compared with commercial VPS

Nov 22, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Experimental hydrophilic vinyl polysiloxane (VPS) impression materials incorporating a novel surfactant compared with commercial VPS

Abstract Objectives To formulate experimental hydrophilic (Exp) VPS impression materials incorporating a novel surfactant (Rhodasurf CET-2), and to compare their contact angles (CAs) with commercial materials, before/after disinfection. Methods CAs…

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Long-term stability of an injection-molded zirconia bone-level implant: A testing protocol considering aging kinetics and dynamic fatigue

Nov 22, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Long-term stability of an injection-molded zirconia bone-level implant: A testing protocol considering aging kinetics and dynamic fatigue

Graphical abstract Highlights • The presented protocol might serve as a reference for the discussion on how to specify the current standards. • Strength of the injection-molded zirconia bone-level implant…

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Durability of a low shrinkage TEGDMA/HEMA-free resin composite system in Class II restorations. A 6-year follow up

Nov 22, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Durability of a low shrinkage TEGDMA/HEMA-free resin composite system in Class II restorations. A 6-year follow up

Abstract Objective The objective of this randomized controlled prospective trial was to evaluate the durability of a low shrinkage and TEGDMA/HEMA-free resin composite system in posterior restorations in a 6-year…

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Effect of dimethyl sulfoxide on dentin collagen

Nov 22, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Effect of dimethyl sulfoxide on dentin collagen

Graphical abstract Highlights • Pretreatment of demineralized dentin with 1–5% DMSO increases wettability. • DMSO has a concentration-dependent effect on dentin matrix expansion/shrinkage. • The effects may relate to DMSO’s…

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Effects of silane- and MDP-based primers application orders on zirconia–resin adhesion—A ToF-SIMS study

Nov 22, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Effects of silane- and MDP-based primers application orders on zirconia–resin adhesion—A ToF-SIMS study

Graphical abstract Highlights • Time-of-flight secondary ion mass spectrometry functions in analyzing organic coating. • The covalent bond between MDP and zirconia is verified by zirconium phosphate-related ions. • A…

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Effects of EDC crosslinking on the stiffness of dentin hybrid layers evaluated by nanoDMA over time

Nov 22, 2017 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Effects of EDC crosslinking on the stiffness of dentin hybrid layers evaluated by nanoDMA over time

Abstract Application of collagen cross-linkers to demineralized dentin improves bond durability. While the benefits of cross-linking treatments to bond strength and fatigue resistance have been explored, changes in hybrid layer…

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