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OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to investigate the sealing properties of 2 warm vertical compaction techniques (BeeFill 2in1, System B/Obtura II) in comparison with single-cone and cold laterally compacted gutta-percha. STUDY DESIGN The root canals of single-rooted human teeth were prepared by using Mtwo rotary files and divided into 4 groups (n(More)
This paper presents findings from an interdisciplinary research effort studying community resilience in Boulder, Colorado. Boulder is a progressive region with a history of environmental leadership. The area is currently in the process of recovering from major flooding and has launched several new initiatives related to building longterm resilience to(More)
The aim of this study was to investigate the extent of calcium ion (Ca(2+)) removal on root dentin after treatment with 1.25% NaOCl, 2.5% NaOCl, 5.25% NaOCl, 2% chlorhexidine (CHX), 2% iodine potassium iodide (IKI), and MTAD in 3 immersion time periods. Extracted human mandibular premolars were bisected longitudinally, and the root halves (n = 70) were(More)
In developing key documents such as national building codes, regional emergency response plans, and risk management strategies, it is critical to understand the causes and effects of structural collapse. This paper presents ongoing research activities to establish a robust procedure for accurate assessment of the collapse of steel frame structures. A(More)
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