In vitromechanical stimulation facilitates stress dissipation and sealing ability at the conventional glass ionomer cement-dentin interface

Jun 17, 2018 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on In vitromechanical stimulation facilitates stress dissipation and sealing ability at the conventional glass ionomer cement-dentin interface

Graphical abstract Highlights • Dentin sealing of loaded GIC-bonded interfaces improved after loading. • After load cycling both class-ionomer cements favor dentin remineralization. • Mechanical stimuli facilitates stress dissipation at…

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Comparison of efficacy of dental varnish containing fluoride either with CPP-ACP or bioglass on root caries: Ex vivostudy

Jun 17, 2018 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Comparison of efficacy of dental varnish containing fluoride either with CPP-ACP or bioglass on root caries: Ex vivostudy

Abstract Objectives To compare the efficacy of fluoride varnishes either casein phosphopeptide-amorphous calcium phosphate (CPP-ACP) or bioglass particles on the severity index of root caries. Methods Visual-tactile assessments including lesion…

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Changes in the radicular pulp-dentine complex in healthy intact teeth and in response to deep caries or restorations: A histological and histobacteriological study

Jun 17, 2018 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Changes in the radicular pulp-dentine complex in healthy intact teeth and in response to deep caries or restorations: A histological and histobacteriological study

Abstract Introduction The present study reported the histological events that occurred in the radicular pulp of human mature teeth in the presence of medium/deep untreated caries lesions, and those teeth…

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Fracture load of metal-ceramic, monolithic, and bi-layered zirconia-based posterior fixed dental prostheses after thermo-mechanical cycling

Jun 17, 2018 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Fracture load of metal-ceramic, monolithic, and bi-layered zirconia-based posterior fixed dental prostheses after thermo-mechanical cycling

Abstract Objectives This study aims to evaluate the fracture load of differently fabricated 3-unit posterior fixed dental prostheses (FDPs) with an intermediate pontic. Methods Fifty sets of two stainless-steel abutments…

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Comparison of efficacy of dental varnish containing fluoride either with CPP-ACP or bioglass on root caries: Ex vivostudy

Jun 17, 2018 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Comparison of efficacy of dental varnish containing fluoride either with CPP-ACP or bioglass on root caries: Ex vivostudy

Abstract Objectives To compare the efficacy of fluoride varnishes either casein phosphopeptide-amorphous calcium phosphate (CPP-ACP) or bioglass particles on the severity index of root caries. Methods Visual-tactile assessments including lesion…

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Monitoring the progression of erosive tooth wear (ETW) using BEWE index in casts and their 3D images: A retrospective longitudinal study

Jun 17, 2018 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Monitoring the progression of erosive tooth wear (ETW) using BEWE index in casts and their 3D images: A retrospective longitudinal study

Abstract Objective To determine if the Basic erosive tooth wear index (BEWE index) is able to assess and monitor ETW changes in two consecutive cast models, and detect methodological differences…

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Influence of zinc oxide quantum dots in the antibacterial activity and cytotoxicity of an experimental adhesive resin

Jun 17, 2018 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Influence of zinc oxide quantum dots in the antibacterial activity and cytotoxicity of an experimental adhesive resin

Abstract Objective To evaluate the influence of zinc oxide quantum dots (ZnO QDs ) into an experimental adhesive resin regarding the antibacterial activity against Streptococcus mutans and the cytotoxicity against…

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The effect of dentine pre-treatment using bioglass and/or polyacrylic acid on the interfacial characteristics of resin-modified glass ionomer cements

Jun 17, 2018 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on The effect of dentine pre-treatment using bioglass and/or polyacrylic acid on the interfacial characteristics of resin-modified glass ionomer cements

Graphical abstract Abstract Objective To evaluate the effect of load-cycle aging and/or 6 months artificial saliva (AS) storage on bond durability and interfacial ultramorphology of resin-modified glass ionomer cement (RMGIC)…

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Enhancing predicted fluoride varnish efficacy and post-treatment compliance by means of calcium-containing gummy bears

Jun 17, 2018 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Enhancing predicted fluoride varnish efficacy and post-treatment compliance by means of calcium-containing gummy bears

Abstract Objectives This study determined whether consumption of calcium-containing gummies prior to fluoride varnish application enhances plaque fluoride retention and compliance with post-varnish application instructions. Methods The present study followed…

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3D-Image analysis of the impact of toothpaste abrasivity on the progression of simulated non-carious cervical lesions

Jun 17, 2018 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on 3D-Image analysis of the impact of toothpaste abrasivity on the progression of simulated non-carious cervical lesions

Abstract Objectives To investigate the effect of toothpaste abrasive level on the progression of non-carious cervical lesions (NCCLs) using 3D-image subtraction. Methods Upper first premolars were allocated into seven groups…

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Effect of shading technique and thickness on color stability and translucency of new generation translucent zirconia

Jun 17, 2018 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Effect of shading technique and thickness on color stability and translucency of new generation translucent zirconia

Abstract Objective To evaluate the effect of shading technique and thickness on the color stability and translucency of translucent zirconia after coffee thermocycling. Methods Specimens in different thicknesses (1; 1.5;…

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Clinical performance of glass ionomer cement and composite resin in Class II restorations in primary teeth: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Jun 17, 2018 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Clinical performance of glass ionomer cement and composite resin in Class II restorations in primary teeth: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Abstract Objectives This study compared the clinical performance of glass ionomer cement (GIC) compared to composite resin (CR) in Class II restorations in primary teeth. Data Literature search according to…

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