Sebastian D Horvath

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AIM To determine the influence of solvents on gutta-percha and sealer remaining on root canal walls and in dentinal tubules. METHODOLOGY The root canals of 70 teeth were prepared chemomechanically to apical size 40. In group 1 (n = 10; control group), the canals remained unfilled. In groups 2-4 (n = 20 each), the canals were filled using lateral(More)
STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM Resin bonding is essential for clinical longevity of indirect restorations. Especially in light of the increasing popularity of computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacturing-fabricated indirect restorations, there is a need to assess optimal bonding protocols for new ceramic/polymer materials and indirect composites. PURPOSE(More)
Minimally invasive treatment modalities allow for the preservation of sound tooth substance. However, by limiting the preparation to the extent of a defect, the transition between restoration and natural tooth may be moved to more visible areas. The materials available for the restoration of a limited defect in the anterior area are either resin composite(More)
This study examined the correlation between maxillary anterior tooth form and gender with three-dimensional data. Three-dimensional digital models of the area between the maxillary right central incisor and the maxillary right canine were obtained from 120 Caucasian subjects (60 males and 60 females) with healthy dentitions. Correlation between gender and(More)
The electronic structure of a novel lanthanide-based single-ion magnet, {C(NH2)3}5[Er(CO3)4]·11H2O, was comprehensively studied by means of a large number of different spectroscopic techniques, including far-infrared, optical, and magnetic resonance spectroscopies. A thorough analysis, based on crystal field theory, allowed an unambiguous determination of(More)
This article illustrates the surgical and prosthetic rehabilitation of an extensive defect in the area of a mandibular lateral incisor following explantation of a dental implant. Bone and soft tissue defects existed after removal of the implant. Guided bone regeneration, a subepithelial connective tissue graft, and gradual pontic contouring were used to(More)
Recently, hybrid materials have been introduced to the dental market. Together with computer-assisted design/computer-assisted manufacturing (CAD/CAM) composite resins, they form a new class of dental CAD/CAM materials that combine the positive effects of ceramics and composites. As bonding is essential for their clinical longevity, it is crucial to have a(More)
This clinical study examined objective smile parameters in the natural anterior dentition. Standardized intraoral and extraoral photographs were taken of 106 Caucasian adults (54 women, 52 men) with a healthy dentition. The following parameters were analyzed: correlation of dental and facial midline, upper lip position and curvature, relationship of the(More)
Traditional esthetic guidelines and denture-tooth selection protocols suggest a correlation between a patient's face and anterior tooth shapes. This study examined the correlation between face shape, maxilla shape, and maxillary anterior tooth form with fully automated algorithms. Three-dimensional digital datasets of the faces and maxillae were obtained(More)
Hybrid materials are a recent addition to the dental armamentarium for computer-assisted design/ computer-assisted manufacturing (CAD/CAM)-based restorative dentistry. They are intended to provide dentists with the capability of restoring single teeth in one appointment with a material that emulates the structure and physical properties of natural teeth.(More)