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18.07.2018 | Original Article

Antimicrobial effect of bioceramic cements on multispecies microcosm biofilm: a confocal laser microscopy study

The use of bioceramic cements is indicated for teeth with furcal perforations, with open apex and pulp necrosis, or requiring surgical endodontic treatment [ 1 ]. In these situations, both planktonic and biofilm growth may be present [ 1 , 2 ].

18.07.2018 | Original Article

Effects of non-thermal atmospheric plasma treatment on dentin wetting and surface free energy for application of universal adhesives

Current concepts of dentin adhesion include “etch-and-rinse” (ER) or “self-etch” (SE) approaches. An ER approach consists of etching dentin with 32–37% phosphoric acid to remove the smear layer, demineralize superficial dentin, expose the …

18.07.2018 | Original Article

Bone tissue reaction, setting time, solubility, and pH of root repair materials

Mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA) is a repair material composed of fine hydrophilic particles of tri/dicalcium silicate, tricalcium aluminate, tricalcium oxide, and silicate oxide [ 1 ]. MTA has been initially indicated for sealing root perforations …

18.07.2018 | Original Article

Changes in periapical status, quality of root fillings and estimated endodontic treatment need in a similar urban German population 20 years later

The major goal of endodontology is the treatment and prevention of apical periodontitis [ 1 ]. Although preventive dentistry is becoming more and more important nowadays, there is still a high endodontic treatment need mainly due to deep carious …

17.07.2018 | Original Article

Is the pneumatisation of the maxillary sinus following tooth loss a reality? A retrospective analysis using cone beam computed tomography and a customised software program

The maxillary sinus has multiple functions, which include serving as a resonance body for the voice, contributing to the olfactory processes and adapting the temperature and humidity of inspired air before it passes into the bronchi and lungs. The …

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The journal Clinical Oral Investigations is a multidisciplinary, international forum for publication of research from all fields of oral medicine. The journal publishes original scientific articles and invited reviews which provide up-to-date results of basic and clinical studies in oral and maxillofacial science and medicine. The aim is to clarify the relevance of new results to modern practice, for an international readership. Coverage includes maxillofacial and oral surgery, prosthetics and restorative dentistry, operative dentistry, endodontics, periodontology, orthodontics, dental materials science, clinical trials, epidemiology, pedodontics, oral implant, preventive dentistiry, oral pathology, oral basic sciences and more.

Clinical Oral Investigations is an organ of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Zahn-, Mund- und Kieferheilkunde and the European Federation of Conservative Dentistry

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