Fatemeh Maleknejad

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This study aimed to investigate the efficacy of low-level laser irradiation when applied just before placement of resin composite on reducing postoperative sensitivity of class V lesions. In this randomized clinical trial, 31 patients with 62 class V cavities were included (two teeth in each participant). The teeth were randomly assigned into laser and(More)
This study aimed to investigate the effect of low-level laser therapy (LLLT) on tooth sensitivity induced by in-office bleaching. Sixty-six patients enrolled in this randomized clinical trial. Following the in-office procedure with 40 % hydrogen peroxide, the participants were randomly divided into three groups. The patients in group 1 received irradiation(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this in vitro study was to evaluate the bond strength of porcelain veneer to base metal alloy using different adhesive systems. METHOD AND MATERIALS Eighty cylindrical models were cast in a nickel-chromium-beryllium base metal alloy. After they were mounted in self-cured acrylic resin, the surfaces of the specimens were air(More)
AIM The purpose of this in vitro study was to evaluate the ultrastructural changes of dentin induced after exposure to different intracoronal tooth bleaching agents. MATERIALS AND METHODS Dental discs of 1 mm thickness were prepared from coronal dentin of sixty-four human maxillary premolars. Experimental specimens were divided into four subgroups: 45%(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this retrospective study was to assess the survival rate and causes of failure of quartz fiber posts used to restore endodontically treated teeth. MATERIALS AND METHODS Thirty-eight patients with endodontically treated premolar and anterior teeth that were then restored with a coronoradicular quartz fiber post and extensive composite(More)
AIM This clinical report describes a conventional resin-based fixed partial denture for a 42-year-old woman to close an edentulous space in the region of the second maxillary premolar. While the first maxillary molar had been crowned with porcelain fused to metal (PFM) system 10 years ago and the first premolar was intact and sound except for a small(More)
AIM The goal of this study was to fnd a method to eliminate bond strength reduction after vital bleaching. MATERIALS AND METHODS Sixty fat surfaces of enamel central human incisors were prepared by diamond disks. In the frst group, the samples immediately bonded to the tooth after bleaching. For the second group, the bleached samples were treated by(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Adhesive permeability is hindered by application of an additional layer of hydrophobic resin, which increases its concentration within the hydrophilic layer, reduces its affinity to water, and enhances its physical prop-erties. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the effect of a hydrophobic layer on the microleakage of class V(More)
Introduction: The aim of this study was to compare a one-year clinical performance of two composites (Ariston PHC with Tetric) in class II cavity preparations. Materials & Methods: Ninety-six class I and II modified cavity preparations in identical patients were prepared. Metallic matrix was used for restoration of class II preparations. Ariston PHC and(More)
OBJECTIVES This in vitro study evaluated the microtensile bond strength (MTBS) of a methacrylate-based compared to a silorane-based resin composite in Class I cavity using different placement techniques. MATERIALS AND METHODS Class I cavities with dimension of (4 mm long, 4 mm wide, 3 mm deep) were prepared in extracted sound human molars. The teeth were(More)