M. Victoria Fuentes

M. Victoria Fuentes
King Juan Carlos University | URJC

Doctor of Dental Surgery

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Dental caries is the major biofilm-mediated oral disease in the world. The main treatment to restore the caries lesions consist of the use of adhesive resin composites due to their good properties. However, the progressive degradation of the adhesive in the medium term makes possible the proliferation of cariogenic bacteria allowing secondary carie...
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Objectives: To evaluate the effect of the application of an additional hydrophobic bonding resin on the clinical performance of a universal adhesive applied in etch-and-rinse (ER) or self-etch adhesive (SE) strategy in non-carious cervical lesions (NCCLs) after 5 years. Materials and methods: Scotchbond Universal Adhesive (3M Oral Care) was appl...
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(1) Background: The shade of resin-based materials and ceramic thickness influence the optical color of laminate restorations. The purpose of this study is to evaluate—in vitro—the effect of resin-based cement shade and ceramic thickness on fluorescence of feldspathic laminate veneers; (2) Methods: 180 samples of feldspathic ceramic A2 shade with t...
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Objectives To evaluate the effect of the application of an additional hydrophobic bonding resin on the clinical performance of a universal adhesive applied in etch-and-rinse (ER) or self-etch adhesive (SE) strategy in non-carious cervical lesions (NCCLs) after 5 years. Materials and Methods Scotchbond Universal Adhesive (3M Oral Care) was applied i...
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Purpose: To evaluate the influence of the restorative material and matrix system on proximal contact tightness and morphological characteristics of class II restorations in primary molars. Methods: Occluso-mesial cavities in second primary artificial molars were randomly restored using different materials (Filtek Z500 or Filtek Bulk Fill composites...
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Background: The aim of this study was to determine the influence of the gingival margin position and the adhesive strategy selected to perform deep margin elevation (DME) in marginal sealing of resin composite inlays by a nanoleakage test. Material and methods: 12 sound third molars were selected and expulsive MOD cavities for inlays were prepar...
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Objectives To compare the shear bond strength (SBS) of the CAD/CAM material-bracket interface using three surface treatments: following manufacturers’ instructions (MI), Monobond Etch & Prime (MEP) and 9.6% hydrofluoric acid plus silane (9.6% HF), after 24 h of water storage (24 h) and 10,000 cycles of thermocycling (TC).Materials and methodsA tota...
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Background: This study aimed to assess the quality of the information about COVID-19 that Spanish dentists felt they were provided; their opinion about the actions by Health Institutions; their perception of the risk infection at work; and the security measures implemented to prevent contagion. Material and methods: A specific questionnaire was...
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To compare the 1-year clinical performance of lithium disilicate and resin composite CAD/CAM onlay restorations. Twenty patients that required two restorations in posterior teeth, with at least one cusp to be covered, received two onlays. One was made with IPS e.max CAD (Ivoclar-Vivadent) and the other with Lava Ultimate (3M Oral Care). Two blind o...
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Objectives To evaluate if the addition of a layer of a hydrophobic bonding resin to the recommended application sequence of a universal adhesive improves the respective clinical behavior in non-carious cervical lesions (NCCLs) after 36 months. Materials and methods Scotchbond Universal Adhesive (SBU, 3M Oral Care) was applied in NCCLs of 39 subjec...
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The aim of this study was to analyse changes in radicular dentine composition after different irrigation regimes using attenuated total reflectance Fourier‐transform infrared spectroscopy (ATR‐FTIR). Dentine slices from human single‐root teeth were immersed in: (i) 5.25% sodium hypochlorite (NaOCl) for 1, 5 and 20 min; (ii) 17% EDTA for 1 min; and...
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Background: The first state of alarm due to COVID-19 in Spain led to limit dental treatment exclusively to emergencies. The objective of the survey was to evaluate the amount and type of emergencies attended during this period, as well as to know how they were solved, and what measures were adopted to carry out dental care in these exceptional cir...
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Objectives: To evaluate the effect of resin-based luting agenton the fluorescence on feldspathic ceramics with different thickness. Methods: Feldspathic ceramic (CEREC Blocs) discs, A2, with thicknesses of 0.5 and 0.8 mm were obtained (n=180). Resin composite discs (Filtek Supreme XTE, A3 Body) were prepared using a resin former, according to the m...
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Objectives: To evaluate the use of an analytic rubric for the evaluation of root canal treatments performed in extracted molars by undergraduate students. Methods: Fourth-year dental students of Rey Juan Carlos University (Spain) built 372 portfolios of root canal treatments performed in extracted molars during their preclinical practices. The syst...
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In this article by Carlos and colleagues (J Clin Exp Dent. 2019 Feb 1;11(2):e154-61), there is an error in the Material and Methods of the abstract. The correct Material and Methods of the abstract is: Material and Methods: A total of 120 human premolars were randomly divided into two groups (n=60) according to the orthodontic adhesive used: APC Fl...
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Background The aim of this study was to compare the shear bond strength (SBS) of a flash-free and precoated orthodontic adhesive with a compomer orthodontic adhesive before and after thermocycling. The adhesive remnant index (ARI) was also determined for both adhesives. Material and Methods The adhesive remnant index (ARI) was also determined for...
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Statement of problem: The polymerization of computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing (CAD-CAM) composite resins during their manufacture enhances their physical properties and biocompatibility but might compromise their reparability. Purpose: The purpose of this in vitro study was to determine the microtensile bond strength and nan...
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The antibacterial efficacy of intracanal medicaments for 2 and 7 days, in open apex root canals contaminated with Enterococcus faecalis biofilms was compared. One hundred and thirty-eight standardized uniradicular human roots were inoculated with E. faecalis. Colony forming units (CFU) were recorded before and after medication. Samples were divided...
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Objectives The objective of the present study was to evaluate the influence of proximal box elevation on microtensile bond strength (mTBS) of composite inlays to the proximal box floor, using either a total-etch or a self-adhesive resin cement. Materials and methods Twenty-five human molars were selected, and a class II OM (inlay) cavity preparatio...
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Objectives: The objective of this study was to compare the 5-year clinical performance in posterior restorations of three restorative systems including a low-shrinkage system and a methacrylate-based composite combined either with an etch-and-rinse or a self-etch adhesive. Materials and methods: Each of 25 patients received three class I (occlus...
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Statement of problem: Additional polymerization of indirect composite resins enhances their physical properties but lessens the potential for chemical bonding. Purpose: The purpose of this in vitro study was to evaluate the influence of different surface treatments and 6-month water storage on the microtensile bond strength (μTBS) of composite r...
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Introduction: Self-etch adhesives are becoming more widely used. Their acidity can vary greatly. This determines the degree of infiltration into hard dental tissues and its adhesive ability. Objective: To determine the effect of thermocycling and pre-etching with orthophosphoric acid on the adhesive resistance of different self-etching adhesives....
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Purpose: To investigate the effect of different repair procedures and storage time on microtensile bond strength (mu TBS) of a resin composite to an older one from a simulated previous restoration. Methods: Composite disks were made by layering 2 mm-thick increments of a nanohybrid composite (Grandio) shade Al in a Teflon mold (4x8 mm). Afterwards,...
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This study evaluated the effects of several low-concentration bleaching products on microtensile bond strength (µTBS) to enamel at different elapsed times after the bleaching treatment. One hundred and fifty bovine incisors were divided into five groups: No treatment, 10% carbamide peroxide (Opalescence), 10% hydrogen peroxide (Opalescence Treswhit...
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Background: No specific indications about the pre-treatment of indirect composite restorations is provided by the manufacturers of most self-adhesive resin cements. The potential effect of silane treatment to the bond strength of the complete tooth/indirect restoration complex is not available.The aim of this study was to determine the contributio...
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Objective: The aim of the present study was to assess microroughness and microchemical changes of enamel surfaces after bleaching procedures with several low concentration bleaching products. Method: Forty bovine incisors were sectioned into two halves to obtain experimental and control specimens. The teeth were randomly divided into four groups...
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Objective: To investigate the effect of different surface treatments on microtensile bond strength (µTBS) when repairing a resin composite (Grandio®, VOCO). Methods: Composite disks were made by layering 2 mm thick increments of the nanohybrid Grandio composite shade A1 in a Teflon mold (4x8 mm). Disks were light-cured for 40s (Elipar S10, 3M ESP...
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Objective: To evaluate the effect of adhesive application on the shear bond strength (SBS) of orthodontic tubes to acid-etched human enamel using different temperatures and orthodontic composite resins. Methods: One hundred and twenty metal tubes were bonded to human third molars, which were randomly divided into three groups depending on the compo...
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Objective: To measure the number of resin tags formed by several dual-cure resin cements used to lute fiber posts. Method: Twelve human roots were endodontically treated and post spaces were prepared to lute fiber posts (FRC Postec Plus, Ivoclar-Vivadent). Roots were randomly divided into 4 groups (n=3) according to the resin cement used: a self-...
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The aim of the present study was to evaluate the influence of erbium:yttrium-aluminum-garnet (Er:YAG) and Ti:sapphire laser irradiation on the microtensile bond strength (MTBS) of three different adhesive systems to dentin. Flat dentin surfaces from 27 molars were divided into three groups according to laser irradiation: control, Er:YAG (2,940 nm,...
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Objectives: To evaluate the effect of adhesive application on the shear bond strength (SBS) of orthodontic tubes to acid-etched human enamel when using different flowable composite resins and the APC Plus system (APC). Study design: One hundred metal tubes were bonded to human third molars, which were randomly divided into five groups: Tetric EvoFl...
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The purpose of this study was to determine the micro-tensile bond strength (MTBS) to dentin of seven adhesive systems (total and self-etch adhesives) after 24 h and 5,000 thermocycles. Dentin surfaces of human third molars were exposed and bonded with two total-etch adhesives (Adper Scotchbond 1 XT and XP Bond), two two-step self-etch adhesives (Ad...
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Objectives The objective of this study was to determine microtensile bond strength (μTBS) to dentin of three self-adhesive and a total-etch resin cements used for luting different treated indirect composites. Materials and methods Composite overlays (Filtek Z250) were prepared. Their intaglio surfaces were ground with 600-grit SiC papers and random...
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Purpose: To compare the microhardness of several dual-cure, self-adhesive resin cements used to lute fiber posts at 24 hours and seven days after cementation. Methods: Bovine incisors were selected to lute 15 fiber posts that were 12 mm long (FRC Postec Plus size 3, Ivoclar-Vivadent). Five resin cements were tested: Multilink Automix (Ivoclar-Vi...
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To compare microhardness along the root canal post space of two resin cements in different shades and a dual-cure resin core material. Root canals of 21 bovine incisors were prepared for post space. Translucent posts (X∘Post, Dentsply DeTrey) were luted using one the following resin luting agent: Calibra (Dentsply DeTrey) in Translucent, Medium and...
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Objectives: To asses the effect of 10% carbamide peroxide, 10% hidrogen peroxide and two over-the-counter (OTC) whitening products on -TBS to enamel at different times after the treatment. Methods: One hundred incisors were randomly divided into five groups to receive bleaching treatments: No treatment (control), 10% carbamide peroxide (Opalescen...
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Objectives: To compare microhardness of several dual-cure self-adhesive resin cements used to lute fiber posts, 24h and one week after cementation. Methods: Bovine incisors were selected to lute fifteen fiber posts 12 mm long (FRC Postec Plus size 3, Ivoclar-Vivadent). Five resin cements were tested: Multilink Automix (Ivoclar-Vivadent), without...
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Objectives: To determine the microtensile bond strength of several self-adhesive and a total-etch resin cements to indirect composite restorations following different surface treatments. Methods: Composite overlays (Filtek Z250, 3M ESPE) were luted on flat dentin surfaces of extracted human third molars using the following self-adhesive resin cem...
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Objectives: To asses the effect of 10% carbamide peroxide and a new over-the-counter (OTC) bleaching product on -TBS to enamel at different times after the treatment. Methods: Twenty four bovine incisors were randomly divided into three groups to receive bleaching treatments: No treatment, 10% carbamide peroxide (Opalescence, Ultradent Products)...
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Maxcem Elite MPa (sd) RelyX Unicem MPa (sd) Smartcem 2 MPa (sd) G-Cem MPa (sd) Speedcem MPa (sd) RelyX ARC MPa (sd) 24 h Water storage 1.4(3.7) 16.9(7.1)b1 0.3(2.0) 16.2(9.1)b1 8.9(8.0)c1 33.2(11.8)a1 Thermocycling 5000x 0(0) 10(6.7)c2 0(0) 26.3(10.5)b2 6.9(4.8)c1 34.2(10.9)a1 Objective: To compar...
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Objective: To analyze the influence of cavity configuration factor (C-factor) on the microtensile bond strength (-TBS) of a total-etch resin cement and a self-adhesive resin cement when used to lute indirect composite restorations. Methods: Human extracted molars were selected and divided in two groups. In the first group flat dentin surfaces wer...
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To compare the polymerization effectiveness of two resin composites cured with a quartz tungsten halogen (QTH) lamp or a light emitting diodes (LED) unit. Filtek Z250 (3M ESPE) and Spectrum TPH (Dentsply DeTrey) resin composites were placed in 9 mm deep and 4 mm wide metallic molds and cured using the QTH light Hilux 200 (Benlioglu) or the LED unit...
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To evaluate the mechanical behavior of resin cements used for luting fiber post. The influence of the curing mode is analysed. Nanoindentation techniques have been applied to determine hardness and Young's modulus of disc-shaped specimens of three types of cements: chemical- , photo- and dual-cured, provided by Ivoclar-Vivadent. Results obtained ha...
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Objetivos El objetivo principal de nuestro trabajo fue conocer la eficacia clínica de un protocolo de higiene bucodental seminal aplicado a un grupo de mayores institucionalizados y totalmente asistidos. Diseño Estudio longitudinal con una intervención mínima de 6 meses. Emplazamiento Residencia de Pensionistas de Armilla, Granada, perteneciente...
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To determine the ultimate tensile strength and Knoop hardness of mineralized, EDTA-treated, sodium hypochlorite (NaOCl)-treated, EDTA-treated resin-infiltrated, and NaOCl-treated resin-infiltrated dentin. Dumbell-shaped specimens with a cross-sectional area of 0.5 mm2 were prepared from the crowns of extracted human third molars. Specimens were ran...
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The aim of this study was to determine the flexural strength and modulus of elasticity of five resin composites: Tetric Ceram, Ecusit, Spectrum TPH, Filtek Z-250, Degufill mineral; and two polyacid-modified resin composites: Luxat e lonosit. Five rectangular specimens of each material were prepared (22x2x2 mm). They were light-cured, first in the m...
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The aim of this study was to determine the sorption and solubility of four resin composites: Tetric Cera m (Vivadent), Ecusit (DMG), Degufill (Degussa) and Z-250 (3M-Espe); and two polyacid-modified resins: Luxat (DMG) and lonosit (DMG). Five discs (15 mm x 0.85 mm) of each material were prepared and ground wet to remove poorly polymerized suface l...
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The aim of this study was to determine the sorption and solubility of four resin composites: Tetric Ceram (Vivadent), Ecusit (DMG), Degufill (Degussa) and Z-250 (3M-Espe); and two polyacid-modified resins: Luxat (DMG) and lonosit (DMG). Five discs (15 mm × 0.85 mm) of each material were prepared and ground wet to remove poorly polymerized suface la...
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The aim of this study was to determine the flexural strength and modulus of elasticity of five resin composites: Tetric Ceram, Ecusit, Spectrum TPH, Filtek Z-250, Degufill mineral; and two polyacid-modified resin composites: Luxat e lonosit. Five rectangular specimens of each material were prepared (22x2x2 mm). They were light-cured, first in the m...
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To determine the bond strength of five adhesives systems to either superficial or deep dentin. Extracted human third molars had their crowns transversally sectioned either next to the occlusal DEJ or next to the pulp, to expose flat, superficial or deep dentin surfaces. The surfaces were bonded with: 1) three two-step, total-etch, self-priming adhe...
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Our purpose in this study was to determine the microhardness of superficial and deep dentin by means of two indentation methods (Knoop and Vickers) under two different applied loads. Twelve dentin discs approximately 2-mm thick were obtained from both superficial and deep dentin by transversally sectioning the crowns of sound, extracted human third...
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To evaluate the microtensile bond strength of total-etch or self-etch adhesives to caries-affected versus normal dentine, and to correlate these bond strengths with DIAGNOdent laser fluorescence and Knoop microhardness (KH) measurements of the substrates. Extracted carious human molars were ground to expose flat surfaces where the caries lesion was...
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To measure the water sorption and solubility of different resin-based restorative dental materials. Eight commercial restorative materials were selected: two resin composites (Z100 and Prodigy), four polyacid-modified resin composites (Compoglass, Compoglass F, Dyract and Dyract AP), and two light-cured glass ionomers (Vitremer and Fuji II LC). Fiv...
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The aim of this study was to determine the flexural strength and modulus of elasticity of five resin composites: Tetric Ceram, Ecusit, Spectrum TPH, Filtek Z-250, Degufill mineral; and two polyacid-modified resin composites: Luxat e lonosit. Five rectangular specimens of each material were prepared (22×2×2 mm). They were light-cured, first in the m...
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Objectives: To evaluate the effect of at-home and in-office bleaching agents on surface microhardness and roughness of Filtek Supreme XT composite. Methods: Forty-five cylindrical specimens of Filtek Supreme XT (shade A2E) (3M ESPE) were fabricated, polished with medium, fine and superfine Sof-Lex disks (3M ESPE) and randomly assigned to three gr...

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To evaluate in vitro bonding properties (microtensile bond strength to enamel and dentin) and clinical performance of a new restorative system with low polymerization shrinkage and self-etch adhesive approach. Filtek Silorane Restorative System was compared with another two restorative systems composed by Filtek Z250 combined with total-etch and self-etch adhesive systems. Clinical performance was evaluated at 6 months, 1 year, 2- and 5-years. The in vitro studies were performed in King Juan Carlos University and the Univerisity of Granada (Spain). In vivo investigation was carried out in King Juan Carlos University.