Bioactivating a bone substitute accelerates graft incorporation in a murine model of vertical ridge augmentation

Jan 10, 2021 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Bioactivating a bone substitute accelerates graft incorporation in a murine model of vertical ridge augmentation

Highlights • Bone graft incorporation correlates with nearby Wnt-responsive osteoprogenitors. • Genetic models of elevated Wnt signaling provided evidences for higher bone mass. • Combination of WNT protein with allograft…

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In vitro evaluation of composite containing DMAHDM and calcium phosphate nanoparticles on recurrent caries inhibition at bovine enamel-restoration margins

Jan 10, 2021 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on In vitro evaluation of composite containing DMAHDM and calcium phosphate nanoparticles on recurrent caries inhibition at bovine enamel-restoration margins

Abstract Objective Recurrent caries is a primary reason for restoration failure caused by biofilm acids. The objectives of this study were to: (1) develop a novel multifunctional composite with antibacterial…

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Nano-calcium phosphate and dimethylaminohexadecyl methacrylate adhesive for dentin remineralization in a biofilm-challenged environment

Jan 10, 2021 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Nano-calcium phosphate and dimethylaminohexadecyl methacrylate adhesive for dentin remineralization in a biofilm-challenged environment

Abstract Objective Dentin remineralization at the bonded interface would protect it from external risk factors, therefore, would enhance the longevity of restoration and combat secondary caries. Dental biofilm, as one…

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Removal of water binding proteins from dentin increases the adhesion strength of low-hydrophilicity dental resins

Jan 10, 2021 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Removal of water binding proteins from dentin increases the adhesion strength of low-hydrophilicity dental resins

Highlights • Proteoglycans are tightly bound to collagen acting as a barrier for infiltration of dental resin monomers. • Trypsin digestion removed PGs resulting in altered water balance and surface…

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Development of dual-cured resin cements with long working time, high conversion in absence of light and reduced polymerization stress

Jan 10, 2021 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Development of dual-cured resin cements with long working time, high conversion in absence of light and reduced polymerization stress

Highlights • The addition of thiourethane to dual-cured cements reduces their working time. • Low concentrations of redox initiators were required in cements with thiourethane. • High conversion was observed…

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Viscosity and thermal kinetics of 10 preheated restorative resin composites and effect of ultrasound energy on film thickness

Jan 10, 2021 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Viscosity and thermal kinetics of 10 preheated restorative resin composites and effect of ultrasound energy on film thickness

Abstract Objective This study investigated viscosity and thermal kinetics of 10 selected preheated restorative resin composites and the effect of ultrasound energy on film thickness. Methods A range of different…

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Highly translucent dental resin composites through refractive index adaption using zirconium dioxide nanoparticles and organic functionalization

Jan 10, 2021 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Highly translucent dental resin composites through refractive index adaption using zirconium dioxide nanoparticles and organic functionalization

Highlights • Refractive index changes via nanoparticle incorporation or organic functionalization. • Refractive index adaption leads to highly translucent composites. • Specimen thickness has great influence on translucency. • ORMOCER®-based…

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Osseointegration and biosafety of graphene oxide wrapped porous CF/PEEK composites as implantable materials: The role of surface structure and chemistry

Jan 10, 2021 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Osseointegration and biosafety of graphene oxide wrapped porous CF/PEEK composites as implantable materials: The role of surface structure and chemistry

Graphical abstract Highlights • Pore size and GO wrinkle degree were elevated with the growing content of CF. • Porous layer provided an accessible channel for nutrients transport for cell…

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Bis(4-methyl phenyl)iodonium as an alternative component to diphenyliodonium in camphorquinone-based ternary initiating systems

Jan 10, 2021 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Bis(4-methyl phenyl)iodonium as an alternative component to diphenyliodonium in camphorquinone-based ternary initiating systems

Highlights • BPI can be used in ternary activation systems substituting DPI salt. • Use of iodonium salts increase the polymerization shrinkage of resins. • Ternary systems containing BPI improve…

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Characterizing surface viscoelastic integrity of ultra-fast photo-polymerized composites: Methods development

Jan 10, 2021 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Characterizing surface viscoelastic integrity of ultra-fast photo-polymerized composites: Methods development

Highlights • The rapidly developing surface integrity of ultra-fast (3 s) photo-cure composites can be probed “immediately” by a new macroscopic indentation-creep methodology. • PowerCure system and materials demonstrated an…

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