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Bioactive Polymers with Anti-Fouling Properties for Medical Implants
SummaryThe development of bacterial biofilms can affect the structural integrity of in-dwelling medical devices and materials, reducing their longevity. Oregon Health & Science University researchers have developed bioactive polymers, which are compatible with traditional dental reconstruction materials and reduce biofilm formation to potentially...
Published: 5/11/2021   |   Inventor(s): Carmem Pfeifer, Matthew Logan, Alexander Kendall, Ana Paula Piovezan Fugolin, Steven Lewis
Keywords(s): Dental, Dental - Coating & Composites, Device - Other
Category(s): Dental, Materials Science
Hybrid monomers for dental adhesive applications
SummaryOregon Health & Science University (OHSU) researcher Dr. Carmem Pfeifer and colleagues have developed novel dental adhesives with properties that promote both durability and bond strength to potentially improve the longevity of dental restorations. Technology OverviewDental adhesives need to create strong bonds between the tooth and restorative...
Published: 5/7/2021   |   Inventor(s): Carmem Pfeifer, Oscar Navarro Fernandez, Ana Paula Piovezan Fugolin, Jack Ferracane
Keywords(s): Dental, Dental - Coating & Composites
Category(s): Dental
Antibacterial monomers for dental applications
SummaryOregon Health & Science University researchers have developed a novel monomer adhesive with increased antibacterial properties compared to existing adhesives, which may reduce infection and increase the longevity of dental restorations.Technology OverviewBiofilm colonization of restorative surfaces is one of the main issues leading to secondary...
Published: 4/20/2021   |   Inventor(s): Carmem Pfeifer, Wilbes Mbiya, Oscar Navarro Fernandez, Ana Paula Piovezan Fugolin, Jack Ferracane, Justin Merritt
Keywords(s): Dental, Dental - Coating & Composites
Category(s): Dental
Polymerizable compounds for applications in dental materials
Summary Adhesives are widely used in dentistry to create a bond between teeth and restorative material, but current commercially available dental adhesives are often acidic and undergo degradation in the aqueous oral environment. Oregon Health & Science University researchers have developed an acrylamide based dental adhesive with reduced degradation...
Published: 4/14/2021   |   Inventor(s): Oscar Navarro Fernandez, Carmem Pfeifer, Ana Paula Piovezan Fugolin, Jack Ferracane
Keywords(s): Dental, Dental - Coating & Composites
Category(s): Dental, Materials Science
A method to regenerate vascularized dental pulp for root canal dental therapy
Summary Current root canal therapies rely on removing necrotic tissue and filling the area with inert material, reducing vascularity in the dental pulp and overall health in the remaining tooth. The laboratory of Dr. Luiz Bertassoni has developed a novel root canal treatment that features a hydrogel filling with a hollow central chamber, which can...
Published: 3/31/2021   |   Inventor(s): Luiz Bertassoni
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Category(s): Dental
Tertiary methacrylamide monomers for dental material applications
Our new polymer for dental composite improves the quality of dental restorations without modifying clinical protocols of applying dental restoration materials. Technology Summary A light-cured polymer for dental resin composites for all types of restorations based on biocompatible tertiary methacrylamides. Can be combined with thiourethane oligomers...
Published: 3/18/2016   |   Inventor(s): Carmem Pfeifer, Jack Ferracane, Wilbes Mbiya
Keywords(s): Dental, Dental - Coating & Composites, Device
Category(s): Dental, Chemical
Durable Dental Composites
A light-cured, dental resin composite for all types of restorations combining thiourethane oligomers with methacrylamide monomers to increase strength, biocompatibility and durability. Value Proposition An innovative resin composite to improve the lifetime of dental restorations without modifying clinical protocols of applying dental restoration materials....
Published: 4/3/2015   |   Inventor(s): Carmem Pfeifer
Keywords(s): Dental, Dental - Coating & Composites
Category(s): Dental, Materials Science
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