The Scientific World Journal

Oral Tissues Interactions with Lights and Matters


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1University of Liège, Liege, Belgium

2Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy

3University of São Paulo (FOUSP), Sao Paolo, Brazil

4Lebanese University, Beirut, Lebanon


Oral Tissues Interactions with Lights and Matters

Description

Several materials and lights are actually available for use in daily practices. Their interactions with oral tissues can induce, produce, or provoke biological effects that could be appreciated or unwished. The knowledge of their process of interaction is necessary to improve the quality of treatments or products and to avoid side effects.

Importantly, several matters and lights are proposed for oral treatments in different fields of dentistry. The understanding of their effects on biological material can improve or prohibit their applications (e.g., bioactivation, biomodulation, magnetic properties, mechanical properties, chemical properties, tissue overheating, etc.). Thus, studies focused on light applications and matters used in oral treatments and fundamental studies can enlighten the interaction process with biological oral tissues and by the way improve the quality of oral treatments. In the oral environment, there are both hard (bone and teeth) and soft (gingival and mucosal tissues), providing complex functions and aesthetics. Treatment modalities including light energies should specifically target these tissues for the best biological responses and clinical outcomes. Thus, research and clinical studies that focused on the various oral tissues would enlighten the biological and interactive mechanisms that can eventually improve the quality of treatment for oral conditions and needs.

Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Oral light applications
  • Oral laser applications
  • Lasers and lights interactions with biological oral tissues
  • Clinical applications using a new material
  • Interaction between materials and oral tissues
  • Basic research including molecular biology
  • Biointeractive mechanisms, wavelengths, parameters, and indications
  • Clinical studies of such applications
  • New materials and advantages
  • Limitations and risks
  • Oral soft tissues interaction with lights or with dental materials
  • Dental pulp interaction with light or dental materials
  • Oral hard tissues interaction with light or dental materials
  • Bleaching of teeth with the use of a laser or light

Articles

  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2015
  • - Article ID 308138
  • - Editorial

Oral Tissues Interactions with Lights and Matters

Samir Nammour | Umberto Romeo | ... | Toni Zeinoun
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2015
  • - Article ID 864389
  • - Research Article

Three-Dimensional Finite Element Analysis of Anterior Two-Unit Cantilever Resin-Bonded Fixed Dental Prostheses

Filip Keulemans | Akikazu Shinya | ... | Roeland J. G. De Moor
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2015
  • - Article ID 368745
  • - Research Article

Influence of Air Abrasion and Sonic Technique on Microtensile Bond Strength of One-Step Self-Etch Adhesive on Human Dentin

Baraba Anja | Dukić Walter | ... | Miletić Ivana
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2015
  • - Article ID 859693
  • - Research Article

Assessment of Root Canal Enlargement Using Mtwo and BioRace Rotary Files

Enzo Cumbo | Riccardo Russo | Giuseppe Gallina
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2015
  • - Article ID 150412
  • - Review Article

Low-Level Laser Therapy in the Treatment of Recurrent Aphthous Ulcers: A Systematic Review

Fernando Alves Vale | Maria Stella Moreira | ... | Karen Muller Ramalho
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2015
  • - Article ID 450258
  • - Clinical Study

Laser Supported Reduction of Specific Microorganisms in the Periodontal Pocket with the Aid of an Er,Cr:YSGG Laser: A Pilot Study

N. Gutknecht | C. Van Betteray | ... | R. Franzen
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2015
  • - Article ID 671789
  • - Research Article

Laser Phototherapy Enhances Mesenchymal Stem Cells Survival in Response to the Dental Adhesives

Ivana Márcia Alves Diniz | Adriana Bona Matos | Márcia Martins Marques
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2015
  • - Article ID 919142
  • - Research Article

The Influence of Polymerization Type and Reinforcement Method on Flexural Strength of Acrylic Resin

Rodrigo Borges Fonseca | Amanda Vessoni Barbosa Kasuya | ... | Márcio Grama Hoeppner
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2015
  • - Article ID 468582
  • - Research Article

Toothpaste Prevents Debonded Brackets on Erosive Enamel

Érico Luiz Damasceno Barros | Shelon Cristina Souza Pinto | ... | Matheus Coelho Bandéca
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2015
  • - Article ID 701262
  • - Research Article

Evaluation of Marginal Integrity of Four Bulk-Fill Dental Composite Materials: In Vitro Study

Mirosław Orłowski | Bożena Tarczydło | Renata Chałas
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