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Synthesis and evaluation of modified urethane dimethacrylate resins with reduced water sorption and solubility.
OBJECTIVES New aliphatic and aromatic urethane dimethacrylate monomers containing pendant phenyl methoxy or ethyl substituents were synthesized in order to reduce the water sorption and solubility ofExpand
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A review of powder modifications in conventional glass-ionomer dental cements
Glass-ionomer dental cements (GICs) have proven to be useful in several areas of dentistry such as restorative dentistry. Glass-ionomers are aqueous cements formed by the reaction of an acidicExpand
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Micro-XRD and temperature-modulated DSC investigation of nickel-titanium rotary endodontic instruments.
OBJECTIVES Employ Micro-X-ray diffraction and temperature-modulated differential scanning calorimetry to investigate microstructural phases, phase transformations, and effects of heat treatment forExpand
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Viscoelastic behavior and fracture toughness of six glass-ionomer cements.
STATEMENT OF PROBLEM Viscoelastic behavior can influence the fracture properties of glass ionomers, which is of clinical relevance. Glass-ionomer cements can display viscoelastic behavior, defined asExpand
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Alginate hydrogel as a promising scaffold for dental-derived stem cells: an in vitro study
The objectives of this study were to: (1) develop an injectable and biodegradable scaffold based on oxidized alginate microbeads encapsulating periodontal ligament (PDLSCs) and gingival mesenchymalExpand
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Encapsulated dental-derived mesenchymal stem cells in an injectable and biodegradable scaffold for applications in bone tissue engineering.
Bone grafts are currently the major family of treatment options in modern reconstructive dentistry. As an alternative, stem cell-scaffold constructs seem to hold promise for bone tissue engineering.Expand
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Fracture toughness of modified dental resin systems.
This study compared the relative fracture toughness of a Bis-GMA//TEGDMA (50:50 wt%)-based resin system modified by 5, 10, and 15 wt% of a methacrylate-terminated poly(butadiene-acrylonitrile-acrylicExpand
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Evaluation of neat resins based on methacrylates modified with methacryl‐POSS, as potential organic–Inorganic hybrids for formulating dental restoratives
Three series of neat resins, based on methacrylates or dimethacrylates modified with 1-[3-(methacryl)propyl]-3,5,7,9,11,13,15-heptacyclopentylpentacyclo[9.5.113,­9.15,15.17,13]octasiloxaneExpand
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Differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) and temperature-modulated DSC study of three mouthguard materials.
OBJECTIVES Employ differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) and temperature-modulated DSC (TMDSC) to investigate thermal transformations in three mouthguard materials and provide insight into theirExpand
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Regulation of the Stem Cell-Host Immune System Interplay Using Hydrogel Coencapsulation System with an Anti-Inflammatory Drug.
The host immune system is known to influence mesenchymal stem cell (MSC)-mediated bone tissue regeneration. However, the therapeutic capacity of hydrogel biomaterial to modulate the interplay betweenExpand
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