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2020

Direct EPR detection of atomic nitrogen in a nitrogen plasma jet
Rostas A, Ledernez L, Dietel L, Heidinger L, Bergmann M, Altenburger M, Bruch R, Urban G, Schleicher E, Weber S
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics
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Enhanced Protein Immobilization on Polymers—A Plasma Surface Activation Study
Wieland F, Bruch R, Bergmann M, Partel S, Urban G, Dincer C
Polymers
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Dysbiotische Verschiebungen der mikrobiellen Gemeinschaft des supragingivalen oralen Biofilms durch häufigen Saccharosekonsum
Anderson A, Rothballer M, Altenburger M, Woelber J, Karygianni L, Lagkouvardos I, Hellwig E, Al-Ahmad A
Oralprophylaxe und Kinderzahnheilkunde
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2019

Effect of Transient Spark Disinfection on Various Endodontics Relevant Bacteria
Ledernez L, Engesser F, Altenburger M, Urban G, Bergmann M
Plasma Medicine
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Transient Spark for Bacterial Cleaning of Dental Microcavities
Ledernez L, Bruch R, Altenburger M, Bergmann M, Urban G
Plasma Medicine
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2018

In-Vivo Shift of the Microbiota in Oral Biofilm in Response to Frequent Sucrose Consumption
Anderson AC, Rothballer M, Altenburger MJ, Woelber JP, Karygianni L, Lagkouvardos I, Hellwig E, Al-Ahmad A
Scientific Reports
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Full Validation of a Method for the Determination of Drugs of Abuse in Non-Mineralized Dental Biofilm Using Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry and Application to Postmortem Samples
Henkel K, Altenburger MJ, Auwärter V, Neukamm MA
Talanta
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Evaluation of the Bioactivity of Fluoride-Enriched Mineral Trioxide Aggregate on Osteoblasts
Proksch S, Brossart J, Vach K, Hellwig E, Altenburger MJ, Karygianni L
International Endodontic Journal
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Multivariate Optimization of a Method for the Determination of Fatty Acids in Dental Biofilm by GC–MS
Roth SR, Henkel K, Altenburger MJ, Auwärter V, Neukamm MA
Bioanalysis
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Accuracy of CBCT-Based Root Canal Length Predetermination Using New Endodontic Planning Software Compared to Measurements Performed with an Electronic Apex Locator Ex Vivo
Tchorz JP, Wolgin M, Karygianni L, Vach K, Altenburger MJ
International Journal of Computerized Dentistry
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2017

Betel Nut Chewing in Iron Age Vietnam? Detection of Areca Catechu Alkaloids in Dental Enamel
Krais S, Klima M, Huppertz LM, Auwärter V, Altenburger MJ, Neukamm MA
Journal of Psychoactive Drugs
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2016

The Effect of Low Pressure Plasma Polymerization Modes on the Properties of the Deposited Plasma Polymers
Zeniieh D, Rostas AM, Schleicher E, Ledernez L, Weber S, Urban G
Plasma Processes and Polymers
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The Effects of Various Mixing Solutions on the Biocompatibility of Mineral Trioxide Aggregate
Karygianni L, Proksch S, Schneider S, Hellwig E, Steinberg T, Schulz SD, Tchorz JP, Altenburger MJ
International Endodontic Journal
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Determination of Medicinal and Illicit Drugs in Post Mortem Dental Hard Tissues and Comparison with Analytical Results for Body Fluids and Hair Samples
Klima M, Altenburger MJ, Kempf J, Auwärter V, Neukamm MA
Forensic Science International
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2015

Plasma Nanofilms as Biocompatible and Antibacterial Interface for In-Vivo Sensors
Bergmann M, Ledernez L, Urban G
Procedia Engineering
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Effect of 10% Fluoride on the Remineralization of Dentin in Situ
Bizhang M, Kaleta-Kragt S, Singh-Hüsgen P, Altenburger MJ, Zimmer S
Journal of Applied Oral Science
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Fluoride Varnishes Containing Calcium Glycerophosphate: Fluoride Uptake and the Effect on in Vitro Enamel Erosion
Carvalho TS, Bönecker M, Altenburger MJ, Buzalaf MAR, Sampaio FC, Lussi A
Clinical Oral Investigations
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Supplementary Sampling of Obturation Materials Enhances Microbial Analysis of Endodontic Treatment Failures: A Proof of Principle Study
Karygianni L, Anderson AC, Tennert C, Kollmar K, Altenburger MJ, Hellwig E, Al-Ahmad A
Clinical Oral Investigations
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Pre-Clinical Endodontic Training with Artificial Instead of Extracted Human Teeth: Does the Type of Exercise Have an Influence on Clinical Endodontic Outcomes?
Tchorz JP, Brandl M, Ganter PA, Karygianni L, Polydorou O, Vach K, Hellwig E, Altenburger MJ
International Endodontic Journal
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Ultrasonic Activation and Chemical Modification of Photosensitizers Enhances the Effects of Photodynamic Therapy against Enterococcus Faecalis Root-Canal Isolates
Tennert C, Drews AM, Walther V, Altenburger MJ, Karygianni L, Wrbas K-T, Hellwig E, Al-Ahmad A
Photodiagnosis and Photodynamic Therapy
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2014

Parylene-C as High Performance Encapsulation Material for Implantable Sensors
Zeniieh D, Ledernez L, Urban G
Procedia Engineering
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Action of Food Preservatives on 14-Days Dental Biofilm Formation, Biofilm Vitality and Biofilm-Derived Enamel Demineralisation in Situ
Arweiler NB, Netuschil L, Beier D, Grunert S, Heumann C, Altenburger MJ, Sculean A, Nagy K, Al-Ahmad A, Auschill TM
Clinical Oral Investigations
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The Use of Computer-Assisted FACE for Minimal-Invasive Caries Excavation
Ganter P, Al-Ahmad A, Wrbas K-T, Hellwig E, Altenburger MJ
Clinical Oral Investigations
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Antimicrobial Effects of Dental Luting Glass Ionomer Cements on Streptococcus Mutans
Klai S, Altenburger M, Spitzmüller B, Anderson A, Hellwig E, Al-Ahmad A
The Scientific World Journal
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Determination of Drugs of Abuse in Bovine Dentin Using Liquid Chromatography-Electrospray Ionization Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Spinner J, Klima M, Kempf J, Huppertz LM, Auwärter V, Altenburger MJ, Neukamm MA
Journal of Mass Spectrometry
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Evaluation of an Improved Endodontic Teaching Model: Do Preclinical Exercises Have an Influence on the Technical Quality of Root Canal Treatments?
Tchorz JP, Ganter PA, Woelber JP, Stampf S, Hellwig E, Altenburger MJ
International Endodontic Journal
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The Use of Cone Beam Computed Tomography to Predetermine Root Canal Lengths in Molar Teeth: A Comparison between Two-Dimensional and Three-Dimensional Measurements
Tchorz JP, Poxleitner PJ, Stampf S, Patzelt SBM, Rottke D, Hellwig E, Altenburger MJ
Clinical Oral Investigations
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Effect of Photodynamic Therapy (PDT) on Enterococcus Faecalis Biofilm in Experimental Primary and Secondary Endodontic Infections
Tennert C, Feldmann K, Haamann E, Al-Ahmad A, Follo M, Wrbas K-T, Hellwig E, Altenburger MJ
BMC Oral Health
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New Bacterial Composition in Primary and Persistent/Secondary Endodontic Infections with Respect to Clinical and Radiographic Findings
Tennert C, Fuhrmann M, Wittmer A, Karygianni L, Altenburger MJ, Pelz K, Hellwig E, Al-Ahmad A
Journal of Endodontics
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2013

Effect of Plasma Treatments and Plasma-Polymerized Films on the Adhesion of Parylene-C to Substrates
Zeniieh D, Bajwa A, Ledernez L, Urban G
Plasma Processes and Polymers
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Nanofilms Produced by Magnetron Enhanced Plasma Polymerization from Methane and Oxygen for Coating of Rigid Contact Lenses
Bergmann M, Ledernez L, Dame G, Lickert S, Widmer F, Gier Y, Urban G
Plasma Processes and Polymers
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Swelling and Water Uptake Behavior of Nanofilms Obtained by a Magnetron Enhanced Plasma-Polymerization Process
Bergmann M, Zeniieh D, Ledernez L, Dame G, Urban G
Plasma Processes and Polymers
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Antimicrobial Photodynamic Therapy Using Visible Light Plus Water-Filtered Infrared-A (WIRA)
Al-Ahmad A, Tennert C, Karygianni L, Wrbas K-T, Hellwig E, Altenburger MJ
Journal of Medical Microbiology
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Efficacy of Tooth Bleaching with and without Light Activation and its Effect on the Pulp Temperature: An in Vitro Study
Hahn P, Schondelmaier N, Wolkewitz M, Altenburger MJ, Polydorou O
Odontology
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Pull-out Bond Strength of a Fibre-Reinforced Composite Post System Luted with Self-Adhesive Resin Cements
Nova V, Karygianni L, Altenburger MJ, Wolkewitz M, Kielbassa AM, Wrbas K-T
Journal of Dentistry
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Teaching Model for Artificial Teeth and Endodontic Apex Locators
Tchorz JP, Hellwig E, Altenburger MJ
Journal of Dental Education
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2012

Biocompatible Nanofilm Coating by Magneto-Luminous Polymerization of Methane
Yasuda H, Ledernez L, Olcaytug F, Dame G, Bergmann M
Progress in Organic Coatings
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Inter-Electrode Distance and Breakdown Voltage in Low-Pressure Argon Discharges
Ledernez L, Olcaytug F, Urban G
Contributions to Plasma Physics
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Paschen Curve and Film Growth in Low Pressure Capacitively Coupled Magnetron Plasma Polymerization
Ledernez L, Olcaytug F, Urban G
Contributions to Plasma Physics
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In Vivo Accuracy of Three Electronic Root Canal Length Measurement Devices: Dentaport ZX, Raypex 5 and ProPex II
Altenburger MJ, Tchorz JP, Somma F
International Endodontic Journal
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An Improved Model for Teaching Use of Electronic Apex Locators
Tchorz JP, Hellwig E, Altenburger MJ
International Endodontic Journal
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2011

Paradigm Shift in Conservative Dentistry: From a Mechanistic to a Prevention-Oriented Perception
Hellwig E, Altenburger MJ
Bundesgesundheitsblatt, Gesundheitsforschung, Gesundheitsschutz
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Release of Monomers from Four Different Composite Materials after Halogen and LED Curing
Polydorou O, König A, Altenburger MJ, Wolkewitz M, Hellwig E, Kümmerer K
American Journal of Dentistry
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Bacterial and Candida Albicans Adhesion on Different Root Canal Filling Materials and Sealers
Senges C, Wrbas K-T, Altenburger MJ, Follo M, Spitzmüller B, Wittmer A, Hellwig, E, Al-Ahmad A
Journal of Endodontics
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2010

Comparison of in Vitro Fluoride Uptake from Whitening Toothpastes and a Conventional Toothpaste in Demineralised Enamel
Altenburger MJ, Bernhart J, Schicha TD, Wrbas K-T, Hellwig E
Schweizer Monatsschrift für Zahnmedizin
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The Evaluation of Fluorescence Changes after Application of Casein Phosphopeptides (CPP) and Amorphous Calcium Phosphate (ACP) on Early Carious Lesions
Altenburger MJ, Gmeiner B, Hellwig E, Wrbas K-T, Schirrmeister JF
American Journal of Dentistry
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Cerec3D Endocrowns: Two-Year Clinical Examination of CAD/CAM Crowns for Restoring Endodontically Treated Molars
Bernhart J, Brauning A, Altenburger MJ, Wrbas K-T
International Journal of Computerized Dentistry
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Efficacy of Enzymatic Toothpastes for Immobilisation of Protective Enzymes in the in Situ Pellicle
Hannig C, Spitzmüller B, Lux HC, Altenburger MJ, Al-Ahmad A, Hannig M
Archives of Oral Biology
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Remineralization of Initial Carious Lesions in Deciduous Enamel after Application of Dentifrices of Different Fluoride Concentrations
Hellwig E, Altenburger MJ, Attin T, Lussi A, Buchalla W
Clinical Oral Investigations
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The Influence of Saliva on the Dissolution of Calcium Fluoride after Application of Different Fluoride Gels in Vitro
Hellwig E, Polydorou O, Lussi A, Kielbassa AM, Altenburger MJ
Quintessence International
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The Effect of Cervical Preflaring Using Different Rotary Nickel-Titanium Systems on the Accuracy of Apical File Size Determination
Tennert C, Herbert J, Altenburger MJ, Wrbas K-T
Journal of Endodontics
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2009

Combination of Apex Locator and Endodontic Motor for Continuous Length Control during Root Canal Treatment
Altenburger MJ, Çenik Y, Schirrmeister JF, Wrbas K-T, Hellwig E
International Endodontic Journal
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In Situ Fluoride Retention and Remineralization of Incipient Carious Lesions after the Application of Different Concentrations of Fluoride
Altenburger MJ, Schirrmeister JF, Lussi A, Klasser M, Hellwig E
European Journal of Oral Sciences
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Effect of a 5000 ppm Fluoride Toothpaste and a 250 ppm Fluoride Mouth Rinse on the Demineralisation of Dentin Surfaces
Bizhang M, Chun Y-HP, Winterfeld M-T, Altenburger MJ, Raab WH, Zimmer S
BMC Research Notes
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Apical Quality and Adaptation of Resilon, EndoREZ, and Guttaflow Root Canal Fillings in Combination with a Noncompaction Technique
Herbert J, Bruder M, Braunsteiner J, Altenburger MJ, Wrbas K-T
Journal of Endodontics
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Cleanliness of Dentinal Tubules Following Gutta-Percha Removal with and without Solvents: A Scanning Electron Microscopic Study
Horvath SD, Altenburger MJ, Naumann M, Wolkewitz M, Schirrmeister JF
International Endodontic Journal
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2008

Electron Dynamics of Low-Pressure Deposition Plasma
Yasuda H, Ledernez L, Olcaytug F, Urban G
Pure and Applied Chemistry
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Ultraviolet Light in Glow Discharges
Ledernez L, Olcaytug F, Yasuda H, Urban G
Journal of Applied Physics
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Fluoride Uptake and Remineralisation of Enamel Lesions after Weekly Application of Differently Concentrated Fluoride Gels
Altenburger MJ, Schirrmeister JF, Wrbas K-T, Klasser M, Hellwig E
Caries Research
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2007

Magnetically Enhanced 15 kHz Glow Discharge of Methane
Ledernez L, Olcaytug F, Urban G, Yasuda HK
Plasma Chemistry and Plasma Processing
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Pressure Dependence of Plasma Polymerization of Methane at Constant W/FM
Ledernez L, Yasuda H, Olcaytug F, Gemetz F, Urban G
Plasma Processes and Polymers
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Remineralization of Artificial Interproximal Carious Lesions Using a Fluoride Mouthrinse
Altenburger MJ, Schirrmeister JF, Wrbas K-T, Hellwig E
American Journal of Dentistry
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Effects of Various Forms of Calcium Added to Chewing Gum on Initial Enamel Carious Lesions in Situ
Schirrmeister JF, Seger RK, Altenburger MJ, Lussi A, Hellwig E
Caries Research
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Effect of Dentifrice Containing 5000 ppm Fluoride on Non-Cavitated Fissure Carious Lesions in Vivo after 2 Weeks
Schirrmeister JF, Gebrande JP, Altenburger MJ, Monting JS, Hellwig E
American Journal of Dentistry
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Bond Strength between Fibre Posts and Composite Resin Cores: Effect of Post Surface Silanization
Wrbas K-T, Schirrmeister JF, Altenburger MJ, Agrafioti A, Hellwig E
International Endodontic Journal
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In Vivo Comparison of Working Length Determination with Two Electronic Apex Locators
Wrbas K-T, Ziegler AA, Altenburger MJ, Schirrmeister JF
International Endodontic Journal
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Effect of Adhesive Resin Cements and Post Surface Silanization on the Bond Strengths of Adhesively Inserted Fiber Posts
Wrbas K-T, Altenburger MJ, Schirrmeister J, Bitter K, Kielbassa A
Journal of Endodontics
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Two-Year Clinical Evaluation of Cerec 3D Ceramic Inlays Inserted by Undergraduate Dental Students
Wrbas K-T, Hein N, Schirrmeister JF, Altenburger MJ, Hellwig E
Quintessence International
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Influence of Adhesive Systems on Bond Strength between Fiber Posts and Composite Resin Cores in a Pull-out Test Design
Wrbas K-T, Schirrmeister JF, Altenburger MJ, Agrafioti A, Kielbassa AM
Dental Materials Journal
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2006

Remineralisation of Carious Enamel Lesions after Application of a CHX/F-Mouthrinse Compared with Sole CHX- and Placebo-Application
Altenburger MJ, Klasser M, Schirrmeister JF, Hellwig E
Oral Health & Preventive Dentistry
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Effectiveness of Hand and Rotary Instrumentation for Removing a New Synthetic Polymer-Based Root Canal Obturation Material (Epiphany) during Retreatment
Schirrmeister JF, Meyer KM, Hermanns P, Altenburger MJ, Wrbas K-T
International Endodontic Journal
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Shaping Ability and Safety of Five Different Rotary Nickel-Titanium Instruments Compared with Stainless Steel Hand Instrumentation in Simulated Curved Root Canals
Schirrmeister JF, Strohl C, Altenburger MJ, Wrbas K-T, Hellwig E
Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology, and Endodontics
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Efficacy of Different Rotary Instruments for Gutta-Percha Removal in Root Canal Retreatment
Schirrmeister JF, Wrbas K-T, Meyer KM, Altenburger MJ, Hellwig E
Journal of Endodontics
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Effectiveness of a Hand File and Three Nickel-Titanium Rotary Instruments for Removing Gutta-Percha in Curved Root Canals during Retreatment
Schirrmeister JF, Wrbas K-T, Schneider FH, Altenburger MJ, Hellwig E
Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology, and Endodontics
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Retention of Fiber Posts Dependent on Different Resin Cements
Wrbas K-T, Kampe MT, Schirrmeister JF, Altenburger MJ, Hellwig E
Schweizer Monatsschrift für Zahnmedizin
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Bond Strength of Different Resin Composites to Fiber-Reinforced Posts
Wrbas K-T, Lenz A, Schirrmeister JF, Altenburger MJ, Schemionek W, Hellwig E
Schweizer Monatsschrift für Zahnmedizin
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