Translucent zirconia in the ceramic scenario for monolithic restorations: A flexural strength and translucency comparison test

Jun 19, 2018 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Translucent zirconia in the ceramic scenario for monolithic restorations: A flexural strength and translucency comparison test

Abstract Objective To compare three different compositions of Yttria-Tetragonal Zirconia Polycrystal (Y-TZP) ceramic and a lithium disilicate ceramic in terms of flexural strength and translucency. Methods Three zirconia materials of…

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Comparison of in vitrodentinal tubule occluding efficacy of two different methods using a nano-scaled bioactive glass-containing desensitising agent

Jun 19, 2018 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Comparison of in vitrodentinal tubule occluding efficacy of two different methods using a nano-scaled bioactive glass-containing desensitising agent

Abstract Objective This study aimed to compare the in vitro dentinal tubule occluding efficacy of two different methods using a nano-scaled bioactive glass (BG)-containing desensitising agent. Methods Citric acid treated…

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Exploratory randomised controlled clinical study to evaluate the comparative efficacy of two occluding toothpastes – a 5% calcium sodium phosphosilicate toothpaste and an 8% arginine/calcium carbonate toothpaste – for the longer-term relief of dentine hypersensitivity

Jun 19, 2018 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Exploratory randomised controlled clinical study to evaluate the comparative efficacy of two occluding toothpastes – a 5% calcium sodium phosphosilicate toothpaste and an 8% arginine/calcium carbonate toothpaste – for the longer-term relief of dentine hypersensitivity

Abstract Objective To compare the longer-term clinical efficacy of two occlusion-technology toothpastes — a 5% calcium sodium phosphosilicate (CSPS) toothpaste and a commercially available 8% arginine/calcium carbonate toothpaste — in…

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Effectiveness of pre-treatment with chlorhexidine in restoration retention: A 36-month follow-up randomized clinical trial

Jun 19, 2018 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Effectiveness of pre-treatment with chlorhexidine in restoration retention: A 36-month follow-up randomized clinical trial

Abstract Objectives This study evaluated the effect of the pre-treatment with 2% chlorhexidine digluconate (CHX) as coadjutant in restoration retention of noncarious cervical lesions (NCCL), after 36 months of follow-up….

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Novel bioactive root canal sealer to inhibit endodontic multispecies biofilms with remineralizing calcium phosphate ions

Jun 19, 2018 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Novel bioactive root canal sealer to inhibit endodontic multispecies biofilms with remineralizing calcium phosphate ions

Abstract Objective The objectives of this study were to: (1) develop a bioactive endodontic sealer via dimethylaminohexadecyl methacrylate (DMAHDM), 2-methacryloyloxyethyl phosphorylcholine (MPC) and nanoparticles of amorphous calcium phosphate (NACP) for…

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Biofilm formation and release of fluoride from dental restorative materials in relation to their surface properties

Jun 19, 2018 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Biofilm formation and release of fluoride from dental restorative materials in relation to their surface properties

Abstract Objectives To elucidate the impact of surface properties and the release of fluoride from different glass ionomer cements on biofilm formation. Methods Standardized specimens manufactured from various classes of…

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Developmental defects of enamel and dental caries in the primary dentition: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Jun 19, 2018 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Developmental defects of enamel and dental caries in the primary dentition: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Abstract Objectives This systematic review and meta-analysis evaluated the association between developmental defects of enamel and dental caries in the primary dentition. Sources Electronic searches were performed in PubMed, Web…

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