Journal of Applied Oral Science
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TiF4 and NaF varnishes as anti-erosive agents on enamel and dentin erosion progression in vitro.
Objective This study assessed the effect of fluoride varnishes on the progression of tooth erosion in vitro. Forty-eight enamel and 60 root dentin samples were previously demineralized (0.1% citric acid, pH 2.5, 30 min), leading to a baseline and erosive wear of 12.9 and 11.4 µm, respectively. The s...
Relationship between acetaldehyde concentration in mouth air and tongue coating volume.
Objective Acetaldehyde is the first metabolite of ethanol and is produced in the epithelium by mucosal ALDH, while higher levels are derived from microbial oxidation of ethanol by oral microflora such as Candida species. However, it is uncertain whether acetaldehyde concentration in human breath is...
Current panorama of temporomandibular disorders' field in Brazil.
We hope to discuss the importance of the recognition of this specialty and the inclusion of these subjects in undergraduate programs in Dentistry. The objective of this study is to perform a bibliometric survey of researches regarding Temporomandibular Disorders and Orofacial Pain conducted in the c...
Serum levels of inflammatory markers in type 2 diabetes patients with chronic periodontitis.
Diabetes has been associated with periodontitis, but the mechanisms through which periodontal diseases affect the metabolic control remain unclear. This study aimed to evaluate serum leveis of inflammatory markers, IL-8, IL-6 and monocyte chemoattractant protein 1 (MCP-1), in type 2 diabetic patient...
Human tooth germ stem cell response to calcium-silicate based endodontic cements.
The aim of this study was to compare the cytotoxic effects of endodontic cements on human tooth germ stem cells (hTGSCs). MTA Fillapex, a mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA)-based, salicylate resin containing root canal sealer, was compared with iRoot SP, a bioceramic sealer, and AH Plus Jet, an epoxy...
Multi-purpose materials in dentistry - is it possible to match maximum mechanical and biological properties/performance?
Comparison of manual, digital and lateral CBCT cephalometric analyses.
The aim of this study was to compare the reliability of three different methods of cephalometric analysis. Conventional pretreatment lateral cephalograms and cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) scans from 50 subjects from a radiological clinic were selected in order to test the three methods: manua...
CCL3 and CXCL12 production in vitro by dental pulp fibroblasts from permanent and deciduous teeth stimulated by Porphyromonas gingivalis LPS...
The aim of this study was to compare the production of the chemokines CCL3 and CXCL12 by cultured dental pulp fibroblasts from permanent (PDPF) and deciduous (DDPF) teeth under stimulation by Porphyromonas gingivalis LPS (PgLPS). Primary culture of fibroblasts from permanent (n=3) and deciduous (n=2...
Periodontal disease and diabetes mellitus.
Periodontal disease (PD) is one of the most commonly known human chronic disorders. The relationship between PD and several systemic diseases such as diabetes mellitus (DM) has been increasingly recognized over the past decades. The purpose of this review is to provide the reader with knowledge conc...
Effect of low-level laser therapy on pain levels in patients with temporomandibular disorders: a systematic review.
Temporomandibular disorders (TMD) are characterized by the presence of temporomandibular joint (TMJ) and/or masticatory muscle pain and dysfunction. Low-level laser is presented as an adjuvant therapeutic modality for the treatment of TMD, especially when the presence of inflammatory pain is suspect...