Objective and subjective aesthetic performance of icon® treatment for enamel hypomineralization lesions in young adolescents: A retrospective single center study

Jun 17, 2018 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Objective and subjective aesthetic performance of icon® treatment for enamel hypomineralization lesions in young adolescents: A retrospective single center study

Abstract Objectives An evaluation method is proposed to qualitatively and quantitatively evaluate the clinical outcome of the enamel hypomineralization treatment with infiltrative resin in young adolescents. The aesthetic outcome is…

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Evaluation of several clinical parameters after bleaching with hydrogen peroxide at different concentrations: A randomized clinical trial

Jun 17, 2018 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Evaluation of several clinical parameters after bleaching with hydrogen peroxide at different concentrations: A randomized clinical trial

Abstract Objective This randomized double-blind clinical trial compared tooth sensitivity (TS), bleaching efficacy, and cytokine levels after applying in-office bleaching treatments containing 15% and 35% hydrogen peroxide (HP15% and HP35%,…

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Cost-effectiveness analysis of two impression methods for the fabrication of mandibular complete dentures

Jun 17, 2018 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Cost-effectiveness analysis of two impression methods for the fabrication of mandibular complete dentures

Abstract Objectives To compare the cost and to evaluate cost-effectiveness of fabricating mandibular complete dentures (CDs) using two different impression methods. Methods A crossover randomized controlled trial including 27 edentulous…

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Higher experience of caries and lower income trajectory influence the quality of restorations: A multilevel analysis in a birth cohort

Jun 17, 2018 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Higher experience of caries and lower income trajectory influence the quality of restorations: A multilevel analysis in a birth cohort

Abstract Objectives This study aimed to evaluate the quality of posterior restorations (amalgam or composite) placed in adults from a birth cohort and its association with clinical and socioeconomic determinants…

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In situeffect of the combination of fluoridated toothpaste and fluoridated gel containing sodium trimetaphosphate on enamel demineralization

Jun 17, 2018 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on In situeffect of the combination of fluoridated toothpaste and fluoridated gel containing sodium trimetaphosphate on enamel demineralization

Abstract Objective This in situ study evaluated the effect of the association of low-F (4500 μg F/g) gel containing TMP and FT (1100 μg F/g) on enamel demineralization. Methods This…

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Topical silver diamine fluoride for dental caries arrest in preschool children: A randomized controlled trial and microbiological analysis of caries associated microbes and resistance gene expression

Jun 17, 2018 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Topical silver diamine fluoride for dental caries arrest in preschool children: A randomized controlled trial and microbiological analysis of caries associated microbes and resistance gene expression

Abstract Objectives The Stopping Cavities Trial investigated effectiveness and safety of 38% silver diamine fluoride in arresting caries lesions. Materials and methods The study was a double-blind randomized placebo-controlled superiority…

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Use of sodium trimetaphosphate in the inhibition of dentin matrix metalloproteinases and as a remineralizing agent

Jun 17, 2018 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Use of sodium trimetaphosphate in the inhibition of dentin matrix metalloproteinases and as a remineralizing agent

Abstract Objectives Because of its ability to act as an antiproteolytic agent, the effect of sodium trimetaphosphate (STMP) against specific enzymes extracted from sound dentin and its performance under acidic…

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Impact of prosthodontic rehabilitation on the masticatory performance of partially dentate older patients: Can it predict nutritional state? Results from a RCT

Jun 17, 2018 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Impact of prosthodontic rehabilitation on the masticatory performance of partially dentate older patients: Can it predict nutritional state? Results from a RCT

Abstract Objectives With a decreased number of teeth, a reduction in chewing function can contribute to changes in food choices and ultimately impact on overall nutritional status. This study compared…

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Influence of the addition of microsphere load amoxicillin in the physical, chemical and biological properties of an experimental endodontic sealer

Jun 17, 2018 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Influence of the addition of microsphere load amoxicillin in the physical, chemical and biological properties of an experimental endodontic sealer

Abstract Aim To develop an endodontic sealer with amoxicillin-loaded microsphere and to evaluate its properties. Methods Experimental sealer was obtained by mixing 70 wt% UDMA, 15 wt% GDMA and 15…

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Restoration of severely damaged endodontically treated premolars: The influence of the endo-core length on marginal integrity and fatigue resistance of lithium disilicate CAD-CAM ceramic endocrowns

Jun 17, 2018 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Restoration of severely damaged endodontically treated premolars: The influence of the endo-core length on marginal integrity and fatigue resistance of lithium disilicate CAD-CAM ceramic endocrowns

Abstract Objectives To explore fatigue limits of ceramic endocrowns for premolars. Methods Forty-eight devitalized premolars were cut at the CEJ. They were restored with standardized CAD–CAM lithium disilicate reinforced ceramic…

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Global burden of molar incisor hypomineralization

Jun 17, 2018 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Global burden of molar incisor hypomineralization

Abstract Objectives We aimed to systematically review and meta-analyze the global, super-regional, regional and national prevalence of molar-incisor-hypomineralization (MIH) and to determine the numbers of prevalent and incident cases on…

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