messages.RevistaAutores: Corpo Editorial,
“New” Dentistry: R.H. (my initials) magic composite resin techniques?
Maybe this is just a trend amplified by social media users seeking personal distinction, or maybe (and most likely) I am getting older and more impatient with fads. Fads that have always existed, but today, with more beautiful and sophisticated names, they sound more important to us. We have...
Autores: Ronaldo Hirata,
Interview - Farid El-Askary
Farid El-Askary is a professor of Operative Dentistry in Ain Shams University since 2012. He graduated from Faculty of Dentistry, Cairo University in 1988. He had his master’s degree in Operative Dentistry from Cairo University in 1995. His doctor degree was in Conservative Dentistry in 2001...
Autores: Marcelo Giannini, Ana Paula Ayres Oliveira,
Silver amalgam: facts and evidence
In this edition of the highLIGHTS section, we will address a subject that has long been part of dentists’ reality, Dental amalgam. This century-old restorative material was for a long time one of the few restorative options, being widely used until the emergence of composite resins. Although...
Autores: Rodolfo Bruniera Anchieta, Lucas Silveira Machado,
Is the cost of a light curing unit associated with the quality of light?
Objective: The aim of the current study was to determine if the light-curing unit cost is associated with emitted irradiance, the variability between the same model equipment, and the light loss as a function of distance. Methods: The average cost of 6 devices were estimated based on blue...
Autores: Leonardo Duarte Eiras Pereira, Maíra Do Prado, Mario P. Couto-Neto, Ângela A. Meira Dias, Luis Felipe J. Schneider,
messages.RevistaAutores: Dental materials, Light-curing units, Irradiance, Composite resins,
Empty beauty anti-aging
The explosion of facial harmonization, aesthetic treatments and social media has brought a new horizon for us human beings—a stereotypical archetype of artificial beauty, dental or otherwise, that transcends human nature. The natural passes away, like a simplistic invention of the worldly...
Autores: Felipe Augusto Rodrigues Rossi,
The injectable composite resin restorative technique: case report with three-year follow-up
Introduction: Injectable resin technique has been presented as a cost-effective alternative procedure with satisfactory aesthetic predictability. The present clinical report describes the application of this technique with a 3-year follow up by using a flowable resin material containing Surface...
Autores: Eloah Nunes de ALMEIDA, Aloísio Rocha ARAÚJO, Artur Napoleão Pereira de ARAÚJO, Karina de Paula Lopes CAMPOS, Flavio Queiroz HENRIQUES, Larissa Maria Assad CAVALCANTE,
messages.RevistaAutores: Esthetics Dental, Mouth Rehabilitation, Natural flow composite resin, Dental restoration wear,
Misaligned central incisors correction using aesthetic and functional ceramic restorations: Case report
Introduction: A challenging situation in dental practice is achieving great esthetic results for teeth that present altered position. Although orthodontic treatment is the primary treatment option for mispositioned teeth, in some instances, factors such as the lack of time or patient objection...
Autores: Luis Gustavo Barrote Albino, Giana Da Silveira Lima, Eduardo Trota CHAVES, Verônica Pereira LIMA,
messages.RevistaAutores: dental, Esthetics, ceramics, Dental veneers, Dental Restoration,
The ten types of cervical lesions in human teeth
Objective: To substantiate the clinical and didactic use of the term “cervical lesions” in human teeth, since, in the majority of texts and classes, reference is made only to abfraction, abrasion and erosion. Furthermore, some attempts have been made to include these three lesions in the...
Autores: Alberto Consolaro,
messages.RevistaAutores: Abfraction, Erosion, Cervical lesions, NCCLs, Abrasion, Attrition,
Can the battery affect the light emitted by light-curing units?
The constant evolution of dental materials has enabled the development of light curing units that use LED (light-emitting diode) technology, resulting in more efficient, smaller and lighter equipment. This technology combined with the use of batteries enabled the development of wireless, portable...
Autores: Marcelo Giannini, Carlos Alberto Kenji Shimokawa,
Bond strength of an IPS® ceramic using different resin cements and light-curing units
Objective: The aim of this study was to evaluate the influence of two resin cements and two light curing units ((monowave e polywave) in the micro-shear bond strength (μSBS) of the IPS e.max Press ceramic. Methods: The surface of 40 ceramic discs was etched with 10% hydrofluoric acid for 20s....
Autores: Américo Bortolazzo Correr, Lourenço Correr Sobrinho, Fernanda Midori Tsuzuki, Ana Rosa Costa, Camila Imperador Rodrigues Alves, Lincoln Pires Silva Borges,
messages.RevistaAutores: Polymerization, Ceramic, Resin cements,
Crisis in dental education
If you haven’t noticed that we are experiencing an acute crisis in dental education, perhaps you are not looking attentively. If you think that dental education has nothing to do with you, I believe you are mistaken. Education is not only the formal path that enables students to become dentists...
Autores: Rafael R. Moraes,
Implant-supported rehabilitation using the crestal bone over the submandibular fovea: A case series
introduction: Because of the proximity with arteries, glands and nerves, bone height deficiencies in the posterior jaw present some anatomical limitations that require extreme caution during the rehabilitation of edentulous patients. The aim of this case series was to present an alternative...
Autores: Flávia Sukekava, Tulio VALCANAIA, Andre VALCANAIA, Gisele Luz BUSTAMANTE, Eduardo Meurer,
messages.RevistaAutores: bone substitutes, Dental implants, Mandible,
Retreatment of aesthetic ceramic restorations
The daily routine at the office is not easy, but it also makes us feel very good, because we deal with challenging situations on a daily basis, to solve different cases, in order to make our patients happier. Retreatments of esthetic restorations in ceramics, and now much more in composite...
Autores: Thiago Ottoboni,
Why I use Clip F for what it was not intended for
This article is not a scientific article. What is described here is the clinical experience associated with learning in the literature, courses and congresses over a 35-year career. Enjoy it!
Autores: Marco Antonio Guedes,
The first dental clinic in Brazil certified in healthy architecture is in Brasília
The whole building, whether residential or commercial, must focus on those who use the space for living or working. This is the main premise of the Healthy Building Certificate (HBC). The HBC is the international institution that certifies buildings and construction materials and also prepares...
Autores: Caroline Bollmann,