Properties of a modified quaternary ammonium silane formulation as a potential root canal irrigant in endodontics

Jan 10, 2021 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Properties of a modified quaternary ammonium silane formulation as a potential root canal irrigant in endodontics

Abstract Objectives Evaluate a new modified quaternary ammonium silane irrigant solution for its antimicrobial, cytotoxic and mechanical properties of dentine substrate. Methods Root canal preparation was performed using stainless steel…

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A new method for predicting the maximum filler loading of dental resin composites based on DEM simulations and experiments

Jan 10, 2021 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on A new method for predicting the maximum filler loading of dental resin composites based on DEM simulations and experiments

Abstract Objective The inorganic fillers in dental resin composites can enhance their mechanical properties and reduce polymerization shrinkage. When the usage amount of inorganic fillers is closed to maximum filler…

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Microstructural, mechanical, and optical characterization of an experimental aging-resistant zirconia-toughened alumina (ZTA) composite

Jan 10, 2021 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Microstructural, mechanical, and optical characterization of an experimental aging-resistant zirconia-toughened alumina (ZTA) composite

Abstract Objective To evaluate the effect of aging on the microstructural, mechanical, and optical properties of an experimental zirconia-toughened alumina composite with 80%Al 2 O 3 and 20%ZrO 2 (ZTA…

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Strength-limiting damage and its mitigation in CAD-CAM zirconia-reinforced lithium-silicate ceramics machined in a fully crystallized state

Jan 10, 2021 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Strength-limiting damage and its mitigation in CAD-CAM zirconia-reinforced lithium-silicate ceramics machined in a fully crystallized state

Abstract Objectives The objective was to explore how clinically relevant machining process and heat treatment influence damage accumulation and strength degradation in lithium silicate-based glass ceramics machined in the fully…

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FGF-2 release and bonding/physical properties of 4-META/MMA-based adhesive resins incorporating small FGF-2-loaded polymer particles

Jan 10, 2021 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on FGF-2 release and bonding/physical properties of 4-META/MMA-based adhesive resins incorporating small FGF-2-loaded polymer particles

Highlights • Small-sized fibroblast growth factor-2 (FGF-2)-loaded particles used as carriers. • FGF-2-loaded particles were added in the 4-META/MMA-TBB resin. • Sustainable FGF-2 release from the experimental resin was observed….

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Characterisation of mechanical and surface properties of novel biomimetic interpenetrating alumina-polycarbonate composite materials

Jan 10, 2021 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Characterisation of mechanical and surface properties of novel biomimetic interpenetrating alumina-polycarbonate composite materials

Highlights • The fabrication of novel biomimetic composite materials through a combination of alumina scaffolds and polycarbonate polymer is demonstrated. • Alumina ceramic scaffolds with honeycomb-like microstructures can be fabricated…

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New bulk-fill composite system with high irradiance light polymerization: Integrity and degree of conversion

Jan 10, 2021 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on New bulk-fill composite system with high irradiance light polymerization: Integrity and degree of conversion

Highlights • Optical Coherence Tomography shows real-time 3D internal defects in composites. • Tested light-cured bulk-filled materials mainly showed inner voids and cracks. • New flowable bulk-fill material achieved sound…

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Effect of the addition of functionalized TiO 2nanotubes and nanoparticles on properties of experimental resin composites

Jan 10, 2021 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Effect of the addition of functionalized TiO 2nanotubes and nanoparticles on properties of experimental resin composites

Abstract Objective To evaluate the influence of the addition of functionalized and non-functionalized TiO 2 nanostructures on properties of a resin composite. Methods TiO 2 nanostructures were synthesized and functionalized,…

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Characterization and antimicrobial effect of a bioinspired thymol coating formed on titanium surface by one-step immersion treatment

Jan 10, 2021 by in Dental Materials Comments Off on Characterization and antimicrobial effect of a bioinspired thymol coating formed on titanium surface by one-step immersion treatment

Graphical abstract Highlights • Antimicrobial and antibiofilm thymol (TOH) coating on titanium (Ti) was developed. • An easy one step deep-coating method in a TOH-containing solution was used. • The…

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