Sonia Saba

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Provisional restorations in implant dentistry have rarely been considered an important stage in treatment. The definitive restoration is commonly fabricated in the laboratory with very little clinical input. The potential for error in the selection of abutments, framework design, appropriate vertical dimension of occlusion, occlusal profile, and finally the(More)
The capacity of photo-sensitizers, used in combination with laser light to kill micro-organisms has been demonstrated in different studies. Photo-activated disinfection (PAD) has been introduced in periodontology as an aid for disinfection of periodontal pockets. The aim of this study is to verify the harm for dental vitality of the use of PAD in(More)
Eosinophils can influence fibroblasts and the extracellular matrix in vitro and can participate in tissue remodelling in vivo. Therefore; we analysed the expression of eosinophils and mastocytes in healing laser excisions and control excisions made by scalpel. Carbon dioxide (CO2) laser (continuous wave, 5 W) or scalpel excision wounds were created in the(More)
Water contamination by organic dyes, is among the most alarming threats to healthy green environment. Complete removal of organic dyes is necessary to make water healthy for drinking, cooking, and for other useful aspects. Recently use of nanotechnology for removing organic dyes, became fruitful because of high surface to volume ratio and adsorption(More)
Photo-activated decontamination (PAD) has been reported in caries treatment as an aid in dentine decontamination. The aim of this study is to verify the harmlessness for pulp vitality of photo-activated decontamination (PAD) in caries treatment. Twenty freshly extracted single-rooted teeth were used. Deep class I cavities with a ≤ 0.5 mm dentine thickness(More)
The many clinical and radiological signs of arch length discrepancy simplify the practitioner's task of diagnosing it early. When they need to deal with insufficient room in the dental arch, orthodontists have available to them a large variety of therapeutic possibilities that require relatively little cooperation from young patients and that often work(More)
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