Toothbrushing abrasion susceptibility of enamel and dentin bleached with calcium-supplemented hydrogen peroxide gel

Jun 19, 2018 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Toothbrushing abrasion susceptibility of enamel and dentin bleached with calcium-supplemented hydrogen peroxide gel

Abstract The objective of this study was to evaluate enamel and dentin susceptibility to toothbrushing abrasion, after bleaching with 7.5% hydrogen peroxide (HP) gel supplemented or not with 0.5% calcium…

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Degradation of dentin-bonded interfaces treated with collagen cross-linking agents in a cariogenic oral environment: An in situstudy

Jun 19, 2018 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Degradation of dentin-bonded interfaces treated with collagen cross-linking agents in a cariogenic oral environment: An in situstudy

Abstract Objectives To evaluate the effect of treatment using collagen cross-linking agents as primer on resin–dentin bond interfaces subjected to cariogenic oral environment (COE). Methods Each of forty human teeth…

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Protective effects of resin sealant and flowable composite coatings against erosive and abrasive wear of dental hard tissues

Jun 19, 2018 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Protective effects of resin sealant and flowable composite coatings against erosive and abrasive wear of dental hard tissues

Abstract Objectives To test the effectiveness of sealant and flowable composite coating on eroded enamel, dentin and cementum under erosive/abrasive challenges in vitro. Methods A total of 108 tissue sections…

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Evaluation of sorption/solubility, softening, flexural strength and elastic modulus of experimental resin blends with chlorhexidine

Jun 19, 2018 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Evaluation of sorption/solubility, softening, flexural strength and elastic modulus of experimental resin blends with chlorhexidine

Abstract Objectives To evaluate physical-chemical properties of experimental diacetate chlorhexidine (CHX)-added resin blends. Methods Blends were formulated: G1)TEGDMA; G2)TEGDMA/0.1%CHX; G3)TEGDMA/0.2%CHX; G4)TEGDMA/UDMA; G5)TEGDMA/UDMA/0.1%CHX; G6)TEGDMA/UDMA/0.2%CHX; G7)TEGDMA/BisEMA, G8)TEGDMA/BisEMA/0.1%CHX; G9)TEGDMA/BisEMA/0.2%CHX. Icon ® was the…

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Validation of a new, specific, complete, and short OHRQoL scale (QoLFAST-10) for wearers of implant overdentures and fixed-detachable hybrid prostheses

Jun 19, 2018 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Validation of a new, specific, complete, and short OHRQoL scale (QoLFAST-10) for wearers of implant overdentures and fixed-detachable hybrid prostheses

Abstract Objectives To validate a new index for assessing the whole concept of oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) of implant-prosthesis wearers. Methods 113 patients who were not requesting dental…

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Inhibition of hybrid layer degradation by cavity pretreatment: Meta- and trial sequential analysis

Jun 19, 2018 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Inhibition of hybrid layer degradation by cavity pretreatment: Meta- and trial sequential analysis

Abstract Objectives Inhibition of hybrid layer degradation, for example via inhibition of matrix-metallo-proteinases (MMP) could reduce risk of retention loss and failure of adhesively placed restorations. This systematic review investigated…

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Tuberculosis: Occupational risk among dental healthcare workers and risk for infection among dental patients. A meta-narrative review

Jun 19, 2018 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Tuberculosis: Occupational risk among dental healthcare workers and risk for infection among dental patients. A meta-narrative review

Abstract Objectives Tuberculosis transmission among healthcare workers (HCWs) and patients is due to the level of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MT) circulation in the community and in the healthcare settings where HCWs…

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