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On the behaviour of zirconia-based dental materials: A review.

Oct 04, 2021

Zirconia-based dental materials are extensively used in clinical practice due to their tooth-like appearance, biofunctionality, biocompatibility, and affordability. However, premature clinical failure...

Identification of a Slovenian prewar elite couple killed in the Second World War.

Sep 20, 2021

Genetic identification of a Slovenian prewar elite couple killed in 1944 was performed by typing autosomal and Y-chromosomal STRs, and phenotypic HIrisPlex SNPs for hair and eye color prediction were ...

Can zirconia crowns be the first restorative choice after endodontic treatment of primary teeth?

Sep 20, 2021

Early loss of primary teeth due to caries can cause temporary or permanent problems, such as occlusion disorders, aesthetic problems, nutritional problems, abnormal habits, and speech disorders. Altho...

Knowledge of Impacted Teeth among the Undergraduate Dental Students of a Medical College: A Descriptive Cross-Sectional Study.

Sep 13, 2021

Third molar impaction is a common patient complaint in dentistry. Common symptoms are localized pain, swelling, bleeding, and difficulty in mouth opening. Since dental students deal with patients earl...

Periodontal Disease in Patients Visiting a Tertiary Care Dental Hospital: A Descriptive Cross-sectional Study.

Sep 13, 2021

Periodontitis is chronic disease leading to tooth loss. Oral hygiene practices combined with regular dental examinations keep oral cavity disease free and maintain periodontal health. The primary obje...

Strategies for the delivery of antidiabetic drugs via intranasal route.

Sep 06, 2021

Diabetes is a metabolic disorder defined by higher blood glucose levels in the body generally controlled by antidiabetic agents (oral) and insulin (subcutaneous). To avoid the limitations of the conve...

Hydrogel loading functionalized PAMAM/shRNA complex for postsurgical glioblastoma treatment.

Sep 06, 2021

Glioblastoma, the most common malignant tumor of the central nervous system, readily relapses after surgery. Based on the CD47-SIRPα axis, we designed and implanted a thermosensitive hydrogel loaded ...

Robot-assisted thoracoscopic esophagectomy for gastrointestinal stromal tumor of the esophagus: A case report.

Sep 06, 2021

A gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) often arises in the stomach and small intestine, while esophageal GIST is rare. The first-choice treatment is surgical resection, but there is no standard techn...

An Eggshell-Based Toothpaste as a Cost-Effective Treatment of Dentin Hypersensitivity.

Aug 26, 2021

 This study aimed to test the efficacy of two experimentally produced eggshell-based toothpastes on dentinal tubules occlusion. Two experimental eggshell toothpastes, based on natural ingredients,...

Analysis of Chlorhexidine Modified Cement in Orthodontic Patients: A Double-Blinded, Randomized, Controlled Trial.

Aug 26, 2021

 The aim of this study was to evaluate the microbiological and mechanical properties of glass ionomer cement (GIC) modified by chlorhexidine (CLX) for the purpose of cementing bands to the teeth of ...

Oral Health Knowledge, Attitude, and Behavior of Nursing and Technical Students in Croatia.

Aug 26, 2021

 The aim of this study is to test knowledge, attitudes, and behavior of the students from the Bjelovar University of Applied Sciences in relation to oral health, and to determine the respectable dif...

Reduction of dual-species biofilm after sonic- or ultrasonic-activated irrigation protocols: a laboratory study.

Aug 23, 2021

To evaluate the antibacterial effect of sonic and ultrasonic activated irrigation on bacterial reduction of a dual-species biofilm in root canals compared to non-activated irrigation in a laboratory s...

Atraumatic Restorative Treatment restorations performed in different settings: systematic review and meta-analysis.

Aug 19, 2021

There are potential barriers to using the atraumatic restorative treatment (ART) approach in conventional dental offices, as many professionals assume that it is only used for field conditions. This s...

Effect of Tongue-hold swallow on posterior pharyngeal wall using dynamic area detector computed tomography.

Aug 19, 2021

The purpose of this study was to elucidate the effects of the tongue-hold swallow (THS) on the pharyngeal wall by quantifying posterior pharyngeal wall (PPW) anterior bulge during the THS. In addition...

Hydroxyapatite as a scavenger of reactive radiolysis species in graphene liquid cells for in situ electron microscopy.

Aug 19, 2021

Liquid cell electron microscopy is an imaging technique allowing for the investigation of the interaction of liquids and solids at nanoscopic length scales. Such in situ observations are increasingly ...

Hierarchical polyion complex vesicles from PAMAM dendrimers.

Aug 16, 2021

Hierarchical dendrimer-based polyion complex (PIC) vesicles with multiple compartments have attracted considerable attention as functional delivery vehicles and nano-carriers. Formation of these vesic...

Molecularly imprinted polymer nanoparticles-based electrochemical chemosensors for selective determination of cilostazol and its pharmacologically active primary metabolite in human plasma.

Aug 16, 2021

Molecularly imprinted polymer (MIP) nanoparticles-based differential pulse voltammetry (DPV) and electrochemical impedance spectroscopy (EIS) chemosensors for antiplatelet drug substance, cilostazol (...

In Vitro Evaluation of Adhesion and Mechanical Properties of Oral Thin Films.

Aug 12, 2021

Oral drug delivery is often challenged with enzymatic degradation of drug molecules in the gastrointestinal tract and high first-pass metabolism, resulting in low bioavailability. Delivery of drug mol...

Engineered Osteoclasts Resorb Necrotic Alveolar Bone in Anti-RANKL Antibody-Treated Mice.

Aug 12, 2021

Medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaw (MRONJ) is a serious side effect of antiresorptive medications such as denosumab (humanized anti-RANKL antibody), yet its pathophysiology remains elusive. I...

Effect of mesh anchoring technique in uterine prolapse repair surgery: A finite element analysis.

Aug 12, 2021

The female pelvic cavity involves muscles, ligaments, endopelvic fasciae and multiple organs where different pathologies may occur, namely the pelvic organ prolapse (POP). The synthetic implants are u...