Mauricio Neves Gomes

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AIMS The current study describes the synthesis and pharmacological evaluation of (E)-N-(3,7-dimethylocta-2,6-dienyl)-1,3-dimethyl-1H-pyrazol-5-amine (LQFM002), a compound originally designed through a molecular simplification strategy from 4-nerolidylcatechol. LQFM002 was evaluated for preservation of the PLA(2) enzyme inhibitory effects of the lead(More)
PURPOSE This study assessed the shear bond strength of 4 hard chairside reline resins (Kooliner, Tokuso Rebase Fast, Duraliner II, Ufi Gel Hard) to a rapid polymerizing denture base resin (QC-20) processed using 2 polymerization cycles (A or B), before and after thermal cycling. MATERIALS AND METHODS Cylinders (3.5 mm x 5.0 mm) of the reline resins were(More)
The aim of this study was to evaluate the influence of light exposure associated with 35% hydrogen peroxide (Pola Office, SDI, Melbourne, Vic., Australia) or 15% hydrogen peroxide (BriteSmile, Discus, Culver City, CA, USA) on the microhardness and color changes of bovine enamel. Experimental groups were Britesmile + Light (BL) (15% hydrogen peroxide + plasm(More)
This study evaluated the Vickers hardness (VHN) and diametral tensile strength (DTS) of the composite Z100 (3M ESPE) cured with: Quartz-Tungsten-Halogen light curing unit (QTH) (700mW/cm2- 40 s) and Argon laser (1,000mW/cm2- 10 s). Specimens of 2 mm depth and 8 mm diameter were immersed for 30 days at 37 degrees C in different storage means: water, alcohol,(More)
The objective of the present study is to evaluate the effects of casein phosphopeptide-amorphous calcium phosphate (CPP-ACP) on bleached enamel. A bleaching agent (35% hydrogen peroxide) was applied, 4 × 8 min on premolar teeth (n = 8). A CPP-ACP paste was applied for 7 days. Prior and post-treatment, microtomography images were obtained and 3D regions of(More)
The Leather valve cutter allows the in situ saphenous vein below-knee arterial bypass to be used with smaller veins and is faster than previous methods. A persistent problem with the valve cutter, however, is its tendency to separate from the Fogarty catheter as it is being pulled through the saphenous vein. An improved valve cutter which can be easily(More)
OBJECTIVE To demonstrate that it is possible to pursue teeth whitening treatment protocols during orthodontic treatment with no esthetic loss. CLINICAL CONSIDERATIONS Many patients undergoing orthodontic treatment desire to have a straight and well aligned dentition, but also whiter teeth. For many years, it was believed that carrying out a whitening(More)
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