Edge strength of CAD/CAM materials

Jun 17, 2018 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Edge strength of CAD/CAM materials

Abstract Objectives To investigate the edge force of CAD/CAM materials as a function of (a) material, (b) thickness, and (c) distance from the margin. Methods Materials intended for processing with…

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Molar cusp deformation evaluated by micro-CT and enamel crack formation to compare incremental and bulk-filling techniques

Jun 17, 2018 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Molar cusp deformation evaluated by micro-CT and enamel crack formation to compare incremental and bulk-filling techniques

Abstract Objectives To describe a method of measuring the molar cusp deformation using micro-computed tomography (micro-CT), the propagation of enamel cracks using transillumination, and the effects of hygroscopic expansion after…

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Quality improvement in randomized controlled trial abstracts in prosthodontics since the publication of CONSORT guideline for abstracts: A systematic review

Jun 17, 2018 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Quality improvement in randomized controlled trial abstracts in prosthodontics since the publication of CONSORT guideline for abstracts: A systematic review

Abstract Objectives This study aimed to compare the reporting quality of randomized controlled trial (RCT) abstracts in prosthodontics before and after the publication of Consolidated Standards of Reporting Trials (CONSORT)…

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Efficacy of sealing occlusal caries with a flowable composite in primary molars: A 2-year randomized controlled clinical trial

Jun 17, 2018 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Efficacy of sealing occlusal caries with a flowable composite in primary molars: A 2-year randomized controlled clinical trial

Abstract Objectives This randomized controlled clinical trial evaluated the efficacy of sealing carious dentin in controlling the progression of lesions in primary molars for 2-year follow-up. Materials and methods Children…

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Do traditional techniques produce better conventional complete dentures than simplified techniques? A 10-year follow-up of a randomized clinical trial

Jun 17, 2018 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Do traditional techniques produce better conventional complete dentures than simplified techniques? A 10-year follow-up of a randomized clinical trial

Abstract Objectives The use of a simplified method (S) of fabricating complete dentures has been shown to be more cost-efficient than the traditional method (T), and there are no negative…

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Sealing or infiltrating proximal carious lesions

Jun 17, 2018 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Sealing or infiltrating proximal carious lesions

Abstract Objectives Micro-invasive treatment (sealing, infiltration) seems more efficacious to arrest early (non-cavitated) proximal carious lesions than non-invasive treatment (NI). Uncertainty remains as to the efficacy of sealing versus infiltration…

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Do HEMA-free adhesive systems have better clinical performance than HEMA-containing systems in noncarious cervical lesions? A systematic review and meta-analysis

Jun 17, 2018 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Do HEMA-free adhesive systems have better clinical performance than HEMA-containing systems in noncarious cervical lesions? A systematic review and meta-analysis

Abstract Objectives To determine through a systematic review whether HEMA-free adhesive systems have better clinical performance than HEMA-containing systems in noncarious cervical lesion (NCCL) restorations. Sources We systematically searched PubMed,…

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