Research Lines And Projects

Research line:

1- ETIOPATHOGENESIS AND DIAGNOSIS OF CHANGES IN PERIODONTAL AND PERIMPLANT TISSUES
    This line aims to investigate the etiology and difficulties inherent to the diagnosis of peri-implant, periodontal and oral mucosa lesions through clinical and complementary exams.

Associated Research Projects
• Dimensional Changes of the Gingival Tissue
• Analysis of the Effects of Statins on Bacterial Viability and Biofilm Formation of Pathogenic Aerobic Microorganisms
• Rheumatoid Arthritis and Its Association with Periodontal Disease
• Clinical and Radiographic Evaluation of Dental Implants-Retrospective Study of 10 Years
• Evaluation of the Periodontal Condition in Patients with Chronic Renal Disease in Hemodialysis
• Evaluation of the Incidence and Prevalence of Perimplant Disease in Treated Patients
• Evaluation of Non-Surgical Periodontal Therapy in Patients with Chronic Periodontitis
• Characterization of Periodontal Inflammatory Levels and Their Correlation with Bacterial, Fungic and Viral Microbiota
• Detection of Human Herpes virus in Saliva and Gingival Fluid of Chronic Renal Patients
• Dynamics of Oral Excretion of Hhv-8 in Positive HIV Patients and Renal Transplant Patients
• Interaction of Statistical Techniques in Projects in Research Works
• Relationship between Stress and Oral Microbiota: Effect on the Production of Volatile Sulfur Compounds and Beta-Defensin and Alpha-Amylase Role
 
2- TISSUE REPAIR AND RECONSTRUCTION OF BONE TISSUE IN IMPLANTOLOGY
    The aim of this research line is to study the repair of both soft tissues and bone, in order to develop surgical techniques for alveolar reconstruction with esthetics and function.
 
Associated Research Projects
• Use of Platelet Rich Fibrin (PRF) in the Bone Repair Process.
• Comparative Analysis Between the Frozen Homogenous Graft and Homogenous Graft Lyophilized (FDBA) in the Survey of the Maxillary Sinus Floor in Humans.
• Stability Analysis of Implants Placed in the Grafted Areas with Frozen Homogenous Graft and Homogenized Lyophilized Graft (FDBA) in the Survey of the Maxillary Sinus Floor in Humans.
• Analysis of Bone Reabsorption in Implants Placed on Homogenous Bone Grafts
• Analysis of Bone Repair in Rabbit Calibrated Bone Repair Models Filled with Bioactive Ceramics
• Histological Analysis of Different Blends Using BioOss, Rabbit Calcium Bone Bank
• Histomorphometric Analysis of the Use of Antimicrobial Photodynamic Therapy in the Treatment of Bisphosphonate Osteonecrosis
• Evaluation of the Presence of Gingival Papilla in Relation to the Volume of the Interdental Papilla
• Evaluate the Effect of the Application of Autologous Bone Marrow on the Integration of Bone Substitutes in Rabbit Tibias. Evaluation by Histomorphometry and Computerized Microtomography
• Effect of Rhbmp2 on Xenogens Blocks Fixed for Vertical Gain in Rabbits Tibia
• Stability of Implants Placed Late or Immediate to Autogenous or Homogenous Grafting Procedures.
• Histological and Histomorphometric Study of the Bone Neoform of b-Tricalcium Phosphate (Β-Tcp) in Fresh Alveoli in Humans
• Image Study Using Cone Beam Computed Tomography
• Influence of Various Factors in Osseointegration
• Lateralization and Transposition of the Lower Alveolar Nerve
• The Use of Laser in Implant Dentistry
• Use of Frozen Fresh Human Bone in Vertical Reconstruction in the Atrophic Jaw Posture (in progress)
 
3- BIOMATERIALS IN IMPLANTOLOGY
     The objective of this research line is to evaluate the various materials available in the world market in relation to their effectiveness and biocompatibility in relation to potential toxic or collateral effects.
 
Associated Research Projects
• Alteration of the Composition of Dental Resins: Evaluation of the Addition of Chitosan and Bis-Alkyl Phosphinic Oxide in Properties and Biocompatibility
• Evaluation of Biomimetization by Topographic Analysis of Different Types of Titanium
• Evaluation of the Zirconia Bond Resistance as a Function of Different Surface Treatments and its Specific Use
• Evaluation of Properties and Performance of Dental Materials Used in Implant Prosthodontics
• Effect of Light Source Type on Physical Properties of Experimental Resin Cements Containing Different Photoinitiator Systems
• Experimental Nanocomposites Using Montmorillonite incorporated with Chlorhexidine.
 
4- BIOMECHANICS AND OCLUSION
     This research line aims to elucidate the action of forces originated by occlusion in prostheses over bone-integrated implants.
 
Associated Research Projects
• Analysis of stresses around implants in fixed prostheses over implants
• Analysis of stresses around implants using different methods.
• Evaluation of Ceramic Behavior in Thin Thicknesses
• Monolithic Zirconia Fatigue Behavior
• Performance of Prosthetic Rehabilitation Materials
• Wear of zirconia abutments