Recent Submissions

  • Strauss Avendaño, Franz Josef; Huber, Brandon J.; Valdés, Ana; Jung, Ronald E.; Mühlemann, Sven; Thoma, Daniel S. (Springer, 2022)
    Aim To describe and compare the pontic site development for fixed-dental prostheses (FDPs) with and without soft tissue grafting up to one-year post insertion of FDPs. Materials and methods A convenience sample of 24 ...
  • Sansores España, Luis; Morales Lara, Francisca; Arriola Pacheco, Fabio; Astorga, Jessica; Paula Lima, Andrea; Carrillo Ávila, Arelly; Melgar Rodríguez, Samanta; Martínez Aguilar, Víctor; Díaz Zúñiga, Jaime (Universidad Costa Rica, Facultad Odontología, 2022)
    Periodontitis is a low-grade inflammatory disease caused by a subgingival dysbiotic microbiota. Multiple studies have determined the higher prevalence of tooth loss and poor oral hygiene in patients with Alzheimer's disease ...
  • Sebastián, Valentina P.; Moreno Tapia, Daniela; Melo González, Felipe; Hernández Cáceres, María Paz; Salazar, Geraldyne A.; Pardo Roa, Catalina; Farías, Mónica A.; Vallejos, Omar P.; Schultz, Bárbara M.; Morselli, Eugenia; Álvarez Lobos, Manuel M.; González, Pablo A.; Kalergis, Alexis M.; Bueno, Susan M. (MDPI, 2022)
    An important virulence trait of Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium (S. Typhimurium) is the ability to avoid the host immune response, generating systemic and persistent infections. Host cells play a crucial role in ...
  • Moraes, Rafael R.; Cuevas Suárez, Carlos E.; Escalante Otárola, Wilfredo G.; Fernández, María R.; Dávila Sánchez, Andrés; Grau Grullon, Patricia; Fernández Godoy, Eduardo; López, Tania M.; Grazioli, Guillermo; Arana, Luis A.; Rondón, Luis F.; Torrez, Willy B.; Lima, Giana S.; Schuch, Helena S.; Correa, Marcos B.; Demarco, Flavio F. (BMC, 2022)
    Background The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly influenced the routine of healthcare workers. This study investigated the impact of the pandemic on dental practice and dentists' feelings in Latin America. Methods: A ...
  • Espinosa Lemunao, Rodrigo; Gutiérrez, Karla; Ríos Castillo, Javiera; Ormeño, Fernando; Yantén, Liliana; Galaz Davison, Pablo; Ramírez Sarmiento, César; Parra Ortiz, Valentina; Albornoz, Amelina; Alfaro, Iván E.; Burgos, Patricia; Morselli, Eugenia; Criollo Céspedes, Alfredo; Budini, Mauricio (MDPI, 2022)
    The intake of food with high levels of saturated fatty acids (SatFAs) is associated with the development of obesity and insulin resistance. SatFAs, such as palmitic (PA) and stearic (SA) acids, have been shown to accumulate ...
  • Bordagaray San Martín, María José; Fernández, Alejandra; Astorga, Jessica; Garrido Flores, Carlos Mauricio; Hernández Ríos, Patricia; Chaparro, Alejandra; Lira, María Jesús; Gebicke Haerter, Peter; Hernández Ríos, Emma (Frontiers Media, 2022)
    IntroductionApical periodontitis (AP) is a common oral disease caused by the inflammatory destruction of the periapical tissues due to the infection of the root canal system of the tooth. It also contributes to systemic ...
  • Jiménez, Constanza; Bordagaray San Martín, María José; Villarroel, José Luis; Flores, Tania; Benadof, Dafna; Fernández, Alejandra; Valenzuela Ahumada, Fernando (MDPI, 2022)
    Psoriasis is a prevalent worldwide chronic immuno-inflammatory skin disease with various variants and atypical cases. The use of biomarkers for the diagnosis of psoriasis can favor timely treatment and thus improve the ...
  • Abarza, Liliann; Acuña Mardones, Pablo; Sanzana Luengo, Cristina; Beltrán, Víctor (MDPI, 2022)
    The aim of this study was to determine the morphogeometric patterns of the interforaminal region from cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) scans of individuals with total mandibular edentulism. CBCT images were obtained ...
  • Covarrubias Gallardo, Cristián; Bejarano Narváez, Julián; Maureira Vargas, Miguel; Tapia P., Cecilia; Díaz Dosque, Mario; Rodríguez Vives, Juan Pablo; Palza Cordero, Humberto; Lund Plantat, Fernando; Von Marttens Castro, Alfredo; Caviedes Fernández, Pablo; Yazdani-Pedram Zobeiri, Mehrdad (Sage, 2022)
    The aim of this study was to explore the preparation of porous nanocomposite scaffolds with simultaneous osteogenic - antibacterial properties by incorporating copper - doped bioactive glass nanoparticles into Poly ...
  • Werny, Joscha G.; Sagheb, Keyvan; Díaz Agurto, Leonardo; Kämmerer, Peer W.; Al‑Nawas, Bilal; Schiegnitz, Eik (Springer, 2022)
    Purpose: The aim of this study was to systematically review the available evidence to evaluate the efficacy of vitamin D supplementation or vitamin D depletion on the osseointegration of implants in animals and humans. Methods: ...
  • Soto Aguilera, Sarita Elizabeth; Modak, Brenda; Aldabaldetrecu, Maialen; Lozano Moraga, Carla Paola; Guerrero, Juan; Lefimil Puente, Claudia Andrea; Parra, Mick (MDPI, 2021)
    Biofilm formation in pathogenic bacteria is an important factor of resistance to antimicrobial treatments, allowing them to survive for a long time in their hosts. In the search for new antibiofilm agents, in this work ...
  • Abusleme Ramos, Loreto Andrea; Morandini, Ana Carolina; Hashizume Takizawa, Tomomi; Sahingur, Sinem Esra (Frontiers Media SA, 2021)
  • Yanine Montaner, Nicolás Ignacio; Sabelle, Nicole; Vergara Gárate, Valentina Verónica; Salazar, Josefina; Araya Cabello, Ignacio Andres; Carrasco Labra, Alonso; Martin, Conchita; Villanueva Maffei, Julio Alberto (Medicina Oral, 2021)
    Background: The objective of this study was to determine the effect of antibiotic prophylaxis in preventing post-operative infections after extraction of impacted mandibular third molars. Material and Methods: A Parallel-group, ...
  • Goñi, Francisca J.; Peña Oyarzún, Daniel Alejandro; Torres Gómez, Vicente A.; Reyes, Montserrat (Medicina Oral, 2021)
    Background: Oral cancer represents the sixth most common cancer in the world and is associated with 40-50% survival at 5 years. Within oral malignancies, oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) is commonly preceded by potentially ...
  • Bendek, María José; Canedo Marroquín, Gisela; Realini, Ornella; Retamal, Ignacio N.; Hernández Ríos, Emma; Hoare Teuche, Anilei Paz; Busso, Dolores; Monteiro, Lara J.; Illanes, Sebastián E.; Chaparro, Alejandra (MDPI, 2021)
    Periodontitis is a chronic inflammatory immune disease associated with a dysbiotic state, influenced by keystone bacterial species responsible for disrupting the periodontal tissue homeostasis. Furthermore, the severity ...
  • Álvarez, Carlos; Torres, Felipe; Culcay Avendaño, Laura Catalina; Bascuñán, Javiera (Univ Castilla-La Mancha, 2021)
    Cerebral cavernomas are vascular malformations of the central nervous system and are uncommon in the pediatric population. These malformations may appear as single or multiple lesions. Symptoms of cerebral cavernomas are ...
  • Bascuñán Vidal, Javiera Amapola; Carreño Dittus, Marisol Inés; Collao Pinto, Isadora Andrea; Hernández Zavala, Paula Soledad; Barbieri Ortiz, Zulema de (Pontificia Univ. Católica Chile, 2021)
    La lectura es un proceso fundamental del aprendizaje escolar. Esta requiere un grupo amplio de habilidades; entre ellas, habilidades lingüísticas como la conciencia fonológica y vocabulario, y habilidades lectoras en sí ...
  • Hempel Souper, Germán Andrés; Sat Yaber, María Ignacia; Vargas Aguilar, Valeria Alejandra; Díaz Muñoz, Alejandro (Univ Sabana, Inst Humanidades, 2021)
    Los brackets de autoligado son aquellos que incorporan un mecanismo de cierre que mantiene el arco en el interior de la ranura del bracket. Fueron creados principalmente para crear un sistema de menor fricción, permitiendo ...
  • Barrera Ávalos, Carlos; Briceño, Pedro; Valdés, Daniel; Imarai, Mónica; Leiva Salcedo, Elías; Rojo, Leonel E.; Milla, Luis A.; Huidobro Toro, Juan Pablo; Robles Planells, Claudia; Escobar Álvarez, Alejandro; Di Virgilio, Francesco; Morón, Gabriel; Sauma Mahaluf, Daniela Macarena; Acuña Castillo, Claudio (Cell, 2021)
    T cell activation requires the processing and presentation of antigenic peptides in the context of a major histocompatibility complex (MHC complex). Cross -dressing is a non-conventional antigen presentation mechanism, ...
  • Oner, Fatma; Álvarez Cedillo, Carla; Yaghmoor, Wael; Stephens, Danielle; Hasturk, Hatice; Firatli, Erhan; Kantarci, Alpdogan (Frontiers Media, 2021)
    Resolvin E1 (RvE1) is a specialized pro-resolving lipid mediator derived from eicosapentaenoic acid and plays a critical role in resolving inflammation and tissue homeostasis. Th17 cells are a distinct group of T helper ...

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