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Determination of periodontal ligament cell viability in long shelf-life milk.
The purpose of this study was to determine the ability of long shelf-life milk to serve as a temporary storage medium for the maintenance of periodontal ligament (PDL) cell viability on avulsedExpand
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Glucose-dependent insulinotropic polypeptide receptor knockout mice have altered bone turnover.
Glucose-dependent insulinotropic polypeptide (GIP) is an incretin hormone, which is secreted from endocrine cells in the small intestine after meal ingestion. GIP has been shown to affectExpand
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A comparison of laterally condensed gutta-percha, thermoplasticized gutta-percha, and mineral trioxide aggregate as root canal filling materials.
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the potential of using mineral trioxide aggregate as a root canal filling material by comparing its apical sealing ability with that of laterally condensedExpand
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Osteoadsorptive bisphosphonate derivatives of fluoroquinolone antibacterials.
Bisphosphonates conjugated to fluoroquinolone antibacterials through an intermediate carbon had better activity than conjugates lacking the carbon. Virtually all molar-based activity of theseExpand
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Antimicrobial activity of several calcium hydroxide preparations in root canal dentin.
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the antimicrobial activity of several calcium hydroxide (Ca(OH)2) preparations in root canal dentin infected with Enterococcus faecalis. Roots of extractedExpand
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Effect of bone morphogenetic protein-2, demineralized bone matrix and systemic parathyroid hormone (1-34) on local bone formation in a rat calvaria critical-size defect model.
AIM To determine the potential of recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 (rhBMP-2) soak-loaded on to an absorbable collagen sponge (ACS) to induce local bone formation compared with theExpand
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Effect of systemic parathyroid hormone (1-34) and a beta-tricalcium phosphate biomaterial on local bone formation in a critical-size rat calvarial defect model.
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to evaluate local bone formation following systemic administration of parathyroid hormone (1-34) (PTH), a surgically implanted synthetic beta-tricalciumExpand
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The effect of various intracanal oxidizing agents on the push-out strength of various perforation repair materials.
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of intracanal oxidizing agents on the strength of materials used to repair root perforations. STUDY DESIGN Standardized perforationsExpand
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Effect of the wicking behavior of multifilament sutures.
The purpose of this study was to compare the wicking propensity of multifilament sutures. Dexon II, Vicryl, and black silk suture (BSS) were dipped in saline or soaked for 48 h, then suspended on aExpand
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Regaining apical patency after obturation with gutta-percha and a sealer containing mineral trioxide aggregate.
INTRODUCTION MTA Fillapex (Angelus Solucoes Odontologicas, Londrina PR, Brazil) was introduced as a mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA)-based sealer used for endodontic obturation. There is a lack ofExpand
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