Pedro Tortamano Neto

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PURPOSE The aim of this study was to evaluate, using scanning electron microscopy (SEM), the accuracy of four impression techniques for osseointegrated implants (with or without acrylic resin splinting and with irreversible hydrocolloid or polyvinyl siloxane [PVS] impression material). MATERIALS AND METHODS A metal master model was made with three implant(More)
BACKGROUND Despite the standard approach towards denture-induced hyperplasia being surgery, as elderly population increases the systemic problems are carried along. Thus, surgery might be risky for patients with medical conditions. OBJECTIVE In this report, a patient with severe inflammatory papillary hyperplasia, medical problems and dental fear was(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this review was to update the literature with regard to the digital methods available by CEREC Chairside system to register and design the occlusion, to report their efficacy and technical innovations in the field of Restorative Dentistry. A search strategy was performed using the key-words: "virtual articulator," or "CAD-CAM and(More)
This study investigated whether surface topography affects the retentive strength of cemented full crowns, comparing the effects of standard machined, sandblasted, and grooved implant abutments. Five metallic crowns per abutment type were cast and cemented with zinc phosphate. After 24 hours, the specimens were submitted to a tensile test. The retentive(More)
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