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Immediate bonding properties of universal adhesives to dentine.
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the dentine microtensile bond strength (μTBS), nanoleakage (NL), degree of conversion (DC) within the hybrid layer for etch-and-rinse and self-etch strategies of universalExpand
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22-Year clinical evaluation of the performance of two posterior composites with different filler characteristics.
OBJECTIVES This retrospective longitudinal study investigated the longevity of posterior restorations placed in a single general practice using 2 different composites in filler characteristics andExpand
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A clinical evaluation of posterior composite restorations: 17-year findings.
OBJECTIVE Since an increasing number of composite restorations in posterior teeth are placed as a routine, this study was conducted to evaluate long-term survival of these restorations placed inExpand
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Assessing the effect of a desensitizing agent used before in-office tooth bleaching.
BACKGROUND Tooth sensitivity has been reported with in-office tooth bleaching. The authors conducted a study to evaluate whether the use of a desensitizing agent before in-office bleaching decreasedExpand
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Performance of methods of occlusal caries detection in permanent teeth under clinical and laboratory conditions.
OBJECTIVES To compare performance of visual inspection and Laser fluorescence methods to detect occlusal caries lesions under clinical and laboratory conditions in permanent teeth. METHODS OneExpand
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Antioxidant activity by DPPH assay of potential solutions to be applied on bleached teeth.
The aim of this study was to assess, using the DPPH assay, the antioxidant activity of several substances that could be proposed to immediately revert the problems caused by bleaching procedures. TheExpand
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Clinical Effectiveness of Laser Fluorescence, Visual Inspection and Radiography in the Detection of Occlusal Caries
The aim of this in vivo study was to compare a laser fluorescence (LF) device with Ekstrand’s visual scoring system and radiographic assessment for detection of occlusal caries. Thirty-eight adultsExpand
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Influence of a hydrophobic resin coating on the bonding efficacy of three universal adhesives.
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the effect of an additional hydrophobic resin coating (HE) on the resin-dentine microtensile bond strengths (μTBS), nanoleakage (NL), and in situ degree of conversion (DC) ofExpand
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Silver Diamine Fluoride Has Efficacy in Controlling Caries Progression in Primary Teeth: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
A systematic review was performed to evaluate the efficacy of silver diamine fluoride (SDF) in controlling caries progression in children when compared with active treatments or placebos. A searchExpand
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Composite pre-heating: effects on marginal adaptation, degree of conversion and mechanical properties.
OBJECTIVES This study evaluated the effect of composite pre-polymerization temperature and energy density on the marginal adaptation (MA), degree of conversion (DC), flexural strength (FS), andExpand
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