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Analysis of pulpal reactions to restorative procedures, materials, pulp capping, and future therapies.
This review will examine pulp injury and healing reactions to different restorative variables, and the avoidance of post-operative complications with conventional therapies requires attention to numerous aspects of treatment highlighted in this review. Expand
Evaluation of thermal cycling and mechanical loading on bond strength of a self-etching primer system to dentin.
The FLC simulator in combination with MTBS testing provides meaningful in vitro evaluation of dentin bonding durability and there was a significant decrease in bond strength as both thermal and mechanical stresses increased, and the fractures were seen in the resin-dentin interface and hybrid layer. Expand
Bacterial microleakage and pulp inflammation associated with various restorative materials.
The most effective restorative materials to prevent bacterial microleakage and pulp injury from inflammatory activity were RMGI, BA, ZnOE and CR restorations. Expand
A comparative scanning electron microscopic study on the characteristics of demineralized dentin root surface using different tetracycline HCl concentrations and application times.
Dentin demineralization is not time dependent at all concentrations of tetracycline HCI and shows a statistically significant opening of dentin tubules at 1, 3, and 5 minutes. Expand
Comparison of pulp responses following restoration of exposed and non-exposed cavities.
The restoration of exposed cavity preparations is associated with more traumatic pulp injury and repair responses, and efforts should be made to minimize iatrogenic dentine removal during cavity preparation and the creation of pulp exposures whenever possible. Expand
Histomorphometric analysis of odontoblast-like cell numbers and dentine bridge secretory activity following pulp exposure.
The outcome of pulp-capping treatments could be beneficially influenced by concentrating attention on limiting the width of pulp exposure, minimizing pulp injury by limiting the creation of operative debris and placing materials which prevent bacterial microleakage. Expand
Biocompatibility of surface-sealed dental materials against exposed pulps.
Tunnel defects in dentin bridges: their formation following direct pulp capping.
The need to employ biologically relevant measures that will provide a long-term clinical seal against microleakage following direct pulp capping with Ca(OH)2 medicaments alone is reemphasized. Expand
Periodontal wound healing following intentional root perforations in permanent teeth of Macaca mulatta.
A monkey model system for studying the healing of root perforations is established and the normal healing processes of peiodontal tissues afterRoot perforation and attempted repair are defined and the nature of periodontal tissue responses to a hard-set calcium hydroxide treatment of experimental rootPerforations under aseptic conditions is assessed. Expand
Evaluating the antagonistic wear of restorative materials when placed against human enamel.
The findings showed that posterior composite resins containing zirconium silicates or quartz fillers caused greater antagonistic enamel wear than did microfilled or barium silicate-filled composite resin systems. Expand