The feasibility of characterising the effects of dental post-operative discomfort and sensitivity over time

Jun 17, 2018 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on The feasibility of characterising the effects of dental post-operative discomfort and sensitivity over time

Abstract Objectives To assess the feasibility of using short message service text messages to solicit dental patients’ experiences of post-operative dental discomfort and sensitivity (PODDS) and whether responses characterise change…

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Antimicrobial efficacy of an apical negative pressure root canal irrigation system against intracanal microorganisms

Jun 17, 2018 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Antimicrobial efficacy of an apical negative pressure root canal irrigation system against intracanal microorganisms

Abstract Objectives The effect of irrigation time on the antimicrobial efficacy of an apical negative pressure irrigation system was examined in vitro , followed by validation of the antimicrobial effect…

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Tooth sensitivity with a desensitizing-containing at-home bleaching gel—a randomized triple-blind clinical trial

Jun 17, 2018 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Tooth sensitivity with a desensitizing-containing at-home bleaching gel—a randomized triple-blind clinical trial

Abstract Objectives Desensitizing agents are usually included in the composition of bleaching agents to reduce bleaching-induced tooth sensitivity (TS). This randomized clinical trial (RCT) evaluated the risk and intensity of…

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Antibacterial and remineralizing orthodontic adhesive containing quaternary ammonium resin monomer and amorphous calcium phosphate nanoparticles

Jun 17, 2018 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Antibacterial and remineralizing orthodontic adhesive containing quaternary ammonium resin monomer and amorphous calcium phosphate nanoparticles

Graphical abstract Abstract Objectives To evaluate the bonding performance, antibacterial activity, and remineralization effect on enamel of the orthodontic adhesive containing MAE-DB and NACP. Methods Eighty non-carious human premolars were…

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In vitroperformance of the DIAGNOcam for detecting proximal carious lesions adjacent to composite restorations

Jun 17, 2018 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on In vitroperformance of the DIAGNOcam for detecting proximal carious lesions adjacent to composite restorations

Abstract Objectives To assess the accuracy of near-infrared-light transillumination (DIAGNO) compared to visual-tactile (VT) and radiographic (RA) evaluation of proximal carious lesions adjacent to composite restorations in vitro. Methods Two…

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Monolithic zirconia crowns in the aesthetic zone in heavy grinders with severe tooth wear – An observational case-series

Jun 17, 2018 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Monolithic zirconia crowns in the aesthetic zone in heavy grinders with severe tooth wear – An observational case-series

Abstract Objectives The aim of this study was to assess the clinical outcomes and patient satisfaction with monolithic zirconia crowns in patients with severe tooth wear (≥1/3 of the tooth…

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Effect of the application of surface treatments before and after sintering on the flexural strength, phase transformation and surface topography of zirconia

Jun 17, 2018 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Effect of the application of surface treatments before and after sintering on the flexural strength, phase transformation and surface topography of zirconia

Abstract Objectives To evaluate the effects of airborne-particle abrasion (APA) and Er,Cr:YSGG laser irradiation on 4-point-flexural strength, phase transformation and morphologic changes of zirconia ceramics treated at pre-sintered or post-sintered…

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Remineralisation of enamel white spot lesions pre-treated with chitosan in the presence of salivary pellicle

Jun 17, 2018 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Remineralisation of enamel white spot lesions pre-treated with chitosan in the presence of salivary pellicle

Abstract Objective To investigate the remineralisation of chitosan pre-treated enamel white spot lesions (WSLs) by bioglass in the presence of the pellicle layer. Methods 50 artificial enamel white spot lesions…

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Novel rechargeable calcium phosphate nanocomposite with antibacterial activity to suppress biofilm acids and dental caries

Jun 17, 2018 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Novel rechargeable calcium phosphate nanocomposite with antibacterial activity to suppress biofilm acids and dental caries

Abstract Objective Rechargeable calcium phosphate (CaP) composites were developed recently. However, none of the rechargeable CaP composites was antibacterial. The objectives of this study were to develop the first rechargeable…

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Are hypomineralised lesions on second primary molars (HSPM) a predictive sign of molar incisor hypomineralisation (MIH)? A systematic review and a meta-analysis

Jun 17, 2018 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Are hypomineralised lesions on second primary molars (HSPM) a predictive sign of molar incisor hypomineralisation (MIH)? A systematic review and a meta-analysis

Abstract Objectives Molar Incisor Hypomineralisation (MIH) and Hypomineralised Second Primary Molars (HSPM) involve qualitative structural developmental anomalies of tooth enamel affecting the first permanent molars (and often incisors) and the…

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