The effect of metal ions released from different dental implant-abutment couples on osteoblast function and secretion of bone resorbing mediators

Jun 17, 2018 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on The effect of metal ions released from different dental implant-abutment couples on osteoblast function and secretion of bone resorbing mediators

Abstract Objectives The etiology of the reduced marginal bone loss observed around platform-switched implant-abutment connections is not clear but could be related to the release of variable amounts of corrosion…

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Effects of small-grit grinding and glazing on mechanical behaviors and ageing resistance of a super-translucent dental zirconia

Jun 17, 2018 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Effects of small-grit grinding and glazing on mechanical behaviors and ageing resistance of a super-translucent dental zirconia

Abstract Objectives The purpose of this study is to elucidate the effects of small-grit grinding on the mechanical behaviors and ageing resistance of a super-translucent dental zirconia and to investigate…

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Effects of smear layer removal agents on the physical properties and microstructure of mineral trioxide aggregate cement

Jun 17, 2018 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Effects of smear layer removal agents on the physical properties and microstructure of mineral trioxide aggregate cement

Abstract Objective To compare the effect of QMix (Dentsply Sirona), 7% maleic acid (MA), and 17% ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (EDTA) on the microhardness, flexural strength and microstructure of mineral trioxide aggregate…

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Interfacial degradation of adhesive composite restorations mediated by oral biofilms and mechanical challenge in an extracted tooth model of secondary caries

Jun 17, 2018 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Interfacial degradation of adhesive composite restorations mediated by oral biofilms and mechanical challenge in an extracted tooth model of secondary caries

Graphical abstract Abstract Objective To study the combined effect of simulated occlusal loading and plaque-derived biofilm on the interfacial integrity of dental composite restorations, and to explore whether the effects…

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Susceptibility of contemporary single-bottle self-etch dentine adhesives to intrinsic water permeation

Jun 17, 2018 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Susceptibility of contemporary single-bottle self-etch dentine adhesives to intrinsic water permeation

Abstract Objectives To evaluate the effect of intrinsic water permeation on the microtensile bond strengths of different adhesive systems to dentine and the quality of resin-dentine interfaces. Methods Ninety-six non-carious…

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Effects on HbA1c in diabetic patients of adjunctive use of systemic antibiotics in nonsurgical periodontal treatment: A systematic review

Jun 17, 2018 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Effects on HbA1c in diabetic patients of adjunctive use of systemic antibiotics in nonsurgical periodontal treatment: A systematic review

Abstract Objective To assess the effects of adjunctive use of systemic antibiotics in nonsurgical periodontal treatment compared to nonsurgical periodontal treatment alone, on mean glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) reductions in patients…

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Performance of pit and fissure sealants according to tooth characteristics: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Jun 17, 2018 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Performance of pit and fissure sealants according to tooth characteristics: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Abstract Objective Aim of this systematic review was to assess the clinical performance of sealants on various teeth in an evidence-based manner. Sources Five databases were searched from inception to…

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