Carlos Alexandre Souza Bier

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This in vivo study analyzed the sealing ability of two adhesives in post spaces, cyanoacrylate (Super Bonder® - Henkel Loctite Adesivos Ltda., Itapevi, SP, Brazil) and ScotchbondTM Multi-Purpose (3M Dental Products, St. Paul, MN, USA), testing the hypothesis that their use would result in a decreased leakage through the remaining filling material. Forty(More)
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to evaluate the volume of remaining filling material after passive ultrasonic irrigation (PUI) of sodium hypochlorite (NaOCl) and orange oil in mesial canals of mandibular molars, with and without isthmus. MATERIAL AND METHODS Thirty mesial roots of mandibular molars were divided according to the presence or absence of(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the impact of the type of root canal preparation, intraradicular post and mechanical cycling on the fracture strength of roots. MATERIAL AND METHODS eighty human single rooted teeth were divided into 8 groups according to the instruments used for root canal preparation (manual or rotary instruments), the type of intraradicular post(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to evaluate the thermoplasticity of three commercial brands of gutta-percha (Tanari, Dentsply 0.06, and Roeko), and of the TC system. MATERIALS AND METHODS Standardized specimens were fabricated from the materials to be evaluated. Specimens were placed in water at 70 degrees C for 60 seconds. Following that, they were(More)
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