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  • Bacterial phototoxicity of biomimetic CdTe-GSH quantum dots 

    Oetiker, N.; Muñoz Villagrán, C; Vásquez, C. C.; Bravo, D.; Pérez Donoso, J. M. (Wiley, 2020)
    Aim: Fluorescent semiconductor nanoparticles or quantum dots (QDs) have excellent properties as photosensitizers in photodynamic therapy. This is mainly a consequence of their nanometric size and the generation of ...
  • Universal adhesives and dual-cured core buildup composite material: adhesive properties 

    Malaquias, Pamela; Gutiérrez Reyes, Mario; Sutil, Elisama; Matos, Thalita de Paris; Hanzen, Taise Alessandra; Reis, Alessandra; Perdigao, Jorge; Loguercio, Alessandro Dourado (Univ. Sao Paulo, 2020)
    Dual-cured buildup composites and simplified light-cured adhesive systems are mixed with a chemical activator to prevent the incompatibility between them. Objective: To evaluate microshear bond strength (mu SBS) and ...
  • Alzheimer's Disease-Like Pathology Triggered by Porphyromonas gingivalis in Wild Type Rats Is Serotype Dependent 

    Díaz Zúñiga, Jaime; More, Jamileth Y.; Melgar Rodríguez, Samanta; Jiménez Unión, Matías; Villalobos Orchard, Francisca; Muñoz Manríquez, Constanza; Monasterio, Gustavo; Valdés Guerrero, José; Vernal, Rolando; Paula-Lima, Andrea (Frontiers Media, 2020)
    Periodontal disease is a disease of tooth-supporting tissues. It is a chronic disease with inflammatory nature and infectious etiology produced by a dysbiotic subgingival microbiota that colonizes the gingivodental sulcus. ...
  • Electromyographic Comparison of Lips and Jaw Muscles between Children With Competent and Incompetent Lips: A Cross Sectional Study 

    Lipari Valdés, María Alejandra; Pimentel Patroni, Gisela; Gamboa Caicha, Natalia; Bayas, Isidora; Guerrero, Nicole; Miralles Lozano, Rodolfo (Journal Pedodontics, 2020)
    Objective: This cross-sectional study evaluates the electromyographic (EMG) activity of lips and anterior temporalis muscles of children with competent or incompetent lips. Study design: Forty children were classified ...
  • MMP-8, TRAP-5, and OPG levels in GCF diagnostic potential to discriminate between healthy patients’, mild and severe periodontitis sites 

    Hernández, Marcela; Baeza Paredes, Mauricio; Contreras Balbontín, Johanna; Sorsa, Timo; Tervahartiala, Taina; Valdés Salgado, Macarena; Chaparro, Alejandra; Hernández Ríos, Patricia (MDPI, 2020)
    Biomarkers represent promising aids in periodontitis, host-mediate diseases of the tooth-supporting tissues. We assessed the diagnostic potential of matrix metalloproteinase-8 (MMP-8), tartrate-resistant acid phosphatase-5 ...
  • Craniofacial growth predictors for class II and III malocclusions: A systematic review 

    Jiménez Silva, Antonio; Carnevali Arellano, Romano; Vivanco Coke, Sheilah; Tobar Reyes, Julio; Araya Díaz, Pamela; Palomino Montenegro, Hernán (Wiley, 2020)
    Objective: To evaluate the validity of craniofacial growth predictors in class II and III malocclusion. Material and methods: An electronic search was conducted until August 2020 in PubMed, Cochrane Library, Embase, ...
  • Clinical practice guidelines: Oral health care for children and adults living with epidermolysis bullosa 

    Kramer Strenger, Susanne Marie; Lucas, James; Gamboa Arellano, Francisca; Penarrocha, Diago, Miguel; Penarrocha Oltra, David; Guzmán Letelier, Marcelo; Paul, Sanchit; Molina, Gustavo; Sepúlveda Vega, Lorena; Araya Cabello, Ignacio; Soto Galaz, Rubén; Arriagada Vargas, Carolina; Lucky, Anne W.; Mellerio, Jemima E.; Cornwall, Roger; Alsayer, Fatimah; Schilke, Reinhard; Antal, Mark Adam; Castrillón, Fernanda; Paredes, Camila; Serrano, María Concepción; Clark, Victoria (Wiley, 2020)
    Background: Inherited epidermolysis bullosa (EB) is a genetic disorder characterized by skin fragility and unique oral features. Aims: To provide (a) a complete review of the oral manifestations in those living with ...
  • Competition and caries on enamel of a dual-species biofilm model with streptococcus mutans and streptococcus sanguinis 

    Díaz Garrido, Natalia; Lozano Moraga, Carla; Kreth, Jens; Giacaman, Rodrigo A. (Amer Soc Microbiology, 2020)
    Imbalances within the dental biofilm trigger dental caries, currently considered a dysbiosis and the most prevalent noncommunicable disease. There is still a gap in knowledge about the dynamics of enamel colonization by ...
  • Regulatory T cell phenotype and anti osteoclastogenic function in experimental periodontitis 

    Álvarez, Carla; Suliman, Salwa; Almarhoumi, Rawan; Vega, María Elena; Rojas, Carolina; Monasterio, Gustavo; Galindo, Mario; Vernal Astudillo, Rolando; Kantarci, Alpdogan (Nature, 2020)
    The alveolar bone resorption is a distinctive feature of periodontitis progression and determinant for tooth loss. Regulatory T lymphocytes (Tregs) display immuno-suppressive mechanisms and tissue repairing functions, which ...
  • Mandibular border movements: The two envelopes of motion 

    Chuhuaicura, Priscila; Lezcano, María Florencia; Días, Fernando José; Fuentes, Aler Daniel; Arias, Alain; Fuentes, Ramón (Wiley, 2020)
    Background The envelope of motion is a diagrammatic representation of the mandibular border movements. Classically, those movements are carried out eccentrically; starting from the position of maximal intercuspation, the ...
  • Impact of DBBM fragments on the porosity of the calvarial bone: A pilot study on mice 

    Kuchler, Ulrike; Heimel, Patrick; Staehli, Alexandra; Strauss, Franz Josef; Luza, Bernadette; Gruber, Reinhard (MDPI, 2020)
    Deproteinized bovine bone mineral (DBBM) is brittle and can break into fragments. Here, we examined whether DBBM fragments have an impact on mice calvarial bone during bone augmentation. DBBM was either randomly crushed ...
  • Effect of methacryloyloxydecyl dihydrogen phosphate–containing silane and adhesive used alone or in combination on the bond strength and chemical interaction with zirconia ceramics under thermal aging 

    Gutiérrez, M. F.; Perdigao, J.; Malaquías, P.; Cárdenas, A. M.; Siqueira, F.; Hass, V.; Reis, A.; Loguercio, A. D. (Operative Dentistry Inc, Indiana Univ School Dentistry, 2020)
    Objectives: To evaluate the effect of a methacryloyloxydecyl dihydrogen phosphate (MDP)-containing silane coupling agent and universal adhesive, used alone or in combination, on the microshear bond strength (mu SBS) to ...
  • Local tissue effects of various barrier membranes in a rat subcutaneous model 

    Naenni, Nadja; Lim, Hyun-Chang; Strauss Avendaño, Franz; Jung, Ronald; Haemmerle, Christoph; Thoma, Daniel S. (Korean Acad Periodontology, 2020)
    Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine the local tissue reactions associated with 3 different poly(lactic-co-glycolic acid) (PLGA) prototype membranes and to compare them to the reactions associated with ...
  • Nonsyndromic orofacial clefts in Chile: LINE-1 methylation and MTHFR variants 

    Cáceres Rojas, Gabriela; Salamanca, Carlos; Krause, Bernardo J.; Recabarren, Andrea S.; Recabarren, Pamela; Pantoja Parada, Pedro; Leiva Villagra, Noemi; Pardo Vargas, Rosa; Santos, José Luis; Suazo Sanhueza, José Lorenzo (Future Medicine, 2020)
    Aim: To evaluate the risk of nonsyndromic orofacial clefts (NSOFCs) associated with LINE-1 methylation, as a marker of global DNA methylation, and the effect of MTHFR functional variants on this variable. Patients & methods: ...
  • O-polysaccharide plays a major role on the virulence and immunostimulatory potential of aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans during periodontal infection 

    Monasterio, Gustavo; Ormeño Castillo, Francisca; Astorga, Jéssica; Hoare Teuche, Anilei; Terraza, Claudia; Cafferata, Emilio A.; Villablanca, Eduardo J.; Vernal Astudillo, Rolando Marcelo (Frontiers Media, 2020)
    Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans is a Gram-negative oral bacterium with high immunostimulatory and pathogenic potential involved in the onset and progression of periodontitis, a chronic disease characterized by aberrant ...
  • Bite Force in Four Pinniped Species from the West Coast of Baja California, Mexico, in Relation to Diet, Feeding Strategy, and Niche Differentiation 

    Franco-Moreno, Rocio Andrea; Polly, P. David; Toro Ibacache, María Viviana; Hernandez-Carmona, Gustavo; Aguilar-Medrano, Rosalia; Marin-Enriquez, Emigdio; Cruz-Escalona, Victor Hugo (Springer, 2020)
    Behavioral foraging differences are known to aid in food resource partitioning in pinniped communities, but it is not known whether skull biomechanical efficiency also contributes to dietary niche partitioning. We tested ...
  • Efficacy of laser monotherapy or non-surgical mechanical instrumentation in the management of untreated periodontitis patients. A systematic review and meta-analysis 

    Lin, Zhikai; Strauss Avendaño, Franz; Lang, Niklaus P; Sculean, Anton; Salvi, Giovanni E.; Stahli, Alexandra (Springer, 2020)
    Objective To evaluate and compare the effects of laser monotherapy with non-surgical mechanical instrumentation alone in untreated periodontitis patients. Materials and methods A focused question was formulated based on ...
  • Human endometrial stromal cells inhibit the pro-angiogenic stimulus of hCG in vitro 

    Riboldi, Marcia; Nazir Rojas, Ivonne; Jara, Belén; Argandoña, Felipe; Valencia Robles, Cecilia; Serafini, Paulo C.; Alves Motta, Eduardo Leme; Mena Silva, Denisse; González Ramos, Reinaldo; Johnson Pena, María Cecilia; Fuentes García, Ariel; Sequeira Alvarado, Karina; Tapia Pizarro, Alejandro (Bioscientifica, 2020)
    During embryo implantation, endometrial angiogenesis is regulated by signals originating from the endometrium itself and the developing embryo. It has been suggested that hCG may play a pro-angiogenic role; therefore, we ...
  • Awake teeth grinding in participants with canine guidance or group function: Effect on diaphragm EMG activity, heart rate, and oxygen saturation 

    Valenzuela Fernández, Saúl; Miralles Lozano, Rodolfo; Muñoz, María Ignacia; Santander, Hugo; Espinoza Zúñiga, Claudia; Cavada Chacón, Gabriel; Bull Simpfendorfer, Ricardo; Gamboa Caicha, Natalia; Fuentes del Campo, Aler (Taylor and Francis, 2020)
    Objective: To compare the effect of canine guidance or group function on diaphragm activity, heart rate, and oxygen saturation during awake teeth grinding at different body positions. Methods: Fifty healthy participants, ...
  • Antibacterial activity of a glass ionomer cement doped with copper nanoparticles 

    Aguilar Pérez, David; Vargas Coronado, Rossana; Cervantes, José M.; Rodríguez Fuentes, Nayeli; Aparicio, Conrado; Covarrubias Gallardo, Cristián; Álvarez Pérez, Marco; García Pérez, Víctor; Martínez Hernández, Myriam; Cauich Rodríguez, Juan Valerio (Japanese Society for Dental Materials and Devices, 2020)
    Copper nanoparticles (NCu) were synthetized and added to commercial glass ionomer cement, to evaluate in vitro its antibacterial activity against oral cavity strains. The NCu were synthesized by copper acetate reduction ...

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