Nuno Viriato

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Osteocytes are recognized as having a pivotal role in bone tissue homeostasis, and stimuli that increase osteocyte death result in decreased bone tissue quality. Previous in vitro studies have shown that mechanical stimulation prevents osteocyte death; however, in vivo evidence of this protective effect is limited. The aim of this study was to investigate(More)
AIM To evaluate the frequent use of ProTaper Next (PTN; Dentsply Maillefer, Ballaigues, Switzerland) systems on shaping ability of root canal utilizing Solidworks (2014, Dassault Systemes) software. MATERIALS AND METHODS Thirty-six root canals in clear resin blocks (Dentsply-Maillefer) were allocated into six experimental groups (n = 36). Six new sets of(More)
Extraoral traction is still one of the most reliable methods used during active orthodontic period especially in growing patients [1]. It is a practical and cost-effective method for attaining extra anchorage in a variety of treatment situations and it can be used either with orthodontic or orthopaedic purposes [2-3]. It is imperative for the clinician to(More)
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