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3D FEA of cemented steel, glass and carbon posts in a maxillary incisor.
OBJECTIVES A comparative study on the stress distribution in the dentine and cement layer of an endodontically treated maxillary incisor has been carried out by using Finite Element Analysis (FEA).Expand
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Prevalence of orthodontic treatment need in southern Italian schoolchildren.
The present survey was performed to determine orthodontic treatment need in a large sample (n = 703) of 12-year-old schoolchildren from the southern part of Italy. The sample comprised 331 males (47Expand
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Evaluation of the biomechanical behavior of maxillary central incisors restored by means of endocrowns compared to a natural tooth: a 3D static linear finite elements analysis.
OBJECTIVE The present study aimed at evaluating different restoring configurations of a crownless maxillary central incisor, in order to compare the biomechanical behavior of the restored tooth withExpand
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Non-linear elastic three-dimensional finite element analysis on the effect of endocrown material rigidity on alveolar bone remodeling process.
OBJECTIVES In healthy conditions, modeling and remodeling collaborate to obtain a correct shape and function of bones. Loads on bones cause bone strains which generate signals that some cells canExpand
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Influence of tooth preparation design on the stress distribution in maxillary central incisors restored by means of alumina porcelain veneers: a 3D-finite element analysis.
AIM The present study aimed at providing 3D-FEA engineering tools for the understanding of the influence of tooth preparation design on the stress distribution and localization of critical sites inExpand
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The importance of cortical bone orthotropicity, maximum stiffness direction and thickness on the reliability of mandible numerical models.
AIM To identify mechanical and geometrical variables affecting the biofidelity of numerical models of human mandible. Computed results sensibility to cortical bone orthotropy and thicknesses isExpand
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The effect of ferrule height on stress distribution within a tooth restored with fibre posts and ceramic crown: a finite element analysis.
OBJECTIVES To evaluate via finite element analysis the effect of different ferrule heights on stress distribution within each part of a maxillary first premolar (MFP) restored with adhesively lutedExpand
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Non-linear viscoelastic finite element analysis of the effect of the length of glass fiber posts on the biomechanical behaviour of directly restored incisors and surrounding alveolar bone.
The study aimed at estimating the effect of insertion length of posts with composite restorations on stress and strain distributions in central incisors and surrounding bone. The typical, averageExpand
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Influence of abutment material on the fracture strength and failure modes of abutment-fixture assemblies when loaded in a bio-faithful simulation.
OBJECTIVES The aim of the present study was to evaluate differences in the ultimate fracture resistance of titanium and zirconia abutments. MATERIAL AND METHODS Twenty titanium fixtures wereExpand
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Nonlinear visco-elastic finite element analysis of different porcelain veneers configuration.
This study is aimed at evaluating the biomechanical behavior of feldspathic versus alumina porcelain veneers. A 3D numerical model of a maxillary central incisor, with the periodontal ligament (PDL)Expand
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