Norberto Martins de Oliveira Júnior

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PURPOSE The objectives of this study were to investigate the flexural strength (FS) and chemical interaction between 2-tert-butylaminoethyl methacrylate (TBAEMA) and a denture base acrylic resin. MATERIALS AND METHODS Specimens were divided into five groups according to the concentration of TBAEMA incorporated in acrylic resin Onda-Cryl (0%, 1%, 2%, 3%,(More)
STATEMENT OF PROBLEM Masticatory performance analysis of conventional complete denture wearers who use denture adhesives is scarce in the dental literature. PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to assess the effect of the use of 2 denture adhesives on the masticatory performance of conventional complete denture wearers by means of a crossover study. (More)
The assessment and reestablishment of the occlusal vertical dimension (OVD) are considered important factors in the treatment of complete denture wearers. The long-time use of a complete denture can result in jaw displacement due to abrasion of the artificial teeth and residual ridge resorption, causing esthetic complications. Most patients with old(More)
STATEMENT OF PROBLEM The difficulty of removing denture adhesive is a common problem reported by users of these products. PURPOSE The purpose of this clinical study was to investigate the effectiveness of different cleaning protocols for removing a denture adhesive (DA) and the influence on the oral microbiota. MATERIAL AND METHODS Twenty participants(More)
STATEMENT OF PROBLEM Although the cytotoxicity of denture adhesives has been widely assessed, data on the release of proinflammatory cytokines from oral epithelial cells are still scarce. PURPOSE The purpose of this in vitro study was to evaluate the proinflammatory cytokines interleukin (IL) 1β, IL-6, and tumor necrosis factor α (TNF-α) released from(More)
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