Carmem Pfeifer

Assistant Professor

  • 1096 Citations
  • 22 h-Index
20032021

Research Output 2003 2017

  • 1096 Citations
  • 22 h-Index
  • 64 Article
  • 3 Review article
  • 1 Letter
2017

3D printed versus conventionally cured provisional crown and bridge dental materials

Tahayeri, A., Morgan, M. C., Fugolin, A. P., Bompolaki, D., Athirasala, A., Pfeifer, C. S., Ferracane, J. L. & Bertassoni, L. E. 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : Dental Materials.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Dental Materials
Printing
Crowns
Dental materials
Three Dimensional Printing
1 Citations

Addition of ammonium-based methacrylates to an experimental dental adhesive for bonding metal brackets: Carious lesion development and bond strength after cariogenic challenge

Nascimento, P. L. D. M. M., Meereis, C. T. W., Maske, T. T., Ogliari, F. A., Cenci, M. S., Pfeifer, C. S. & Faria-e-Silva, A. L. May 1 2017 In : American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. 151, 5, p. 949-956 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Dental Bonding
Dental Cements
Methacrylates
Ammonium Compounds
Adhesives

Authors’ response

Faria-e-Silva, A. L., Cenci, M. S. & Pfeifer, C. S. Oct 1 2017 In : American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. 152, 4, 1 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewLetter

Biomaterials for Oral Health

Ferracane, J. L., Pfeifer, C. S. & Bertassoni, L. E. 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : Dental Clinics of North America.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

1 Citations

Clinical/photographic/scanning electron microscopy analysis of pit and fissure sealants after 22 years: A case series

Sundfeld, D., Machado, L. S., Franco, L. M., Salomão, F. M., Pini, N. I. P., Sundefeld, M. L. M. M., Pfeifer, C. S. & Sundfeld, R. H. Jan 1 2017 In : Operative Dentistry. 42, 1, p. 10-18 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Pit and Fissure Sealants
Electron Scanning Microscopy
Tooth
Electrons
Compomers

Delayed photo-activation and addition of thio-urethane: Impact on polymerization kinetics and stress of dual-cured resin cements

Faria-e-Silva, A. L. & Pfeifer, C. S. May 3 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Dentistry.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Resin Cements
Urethane
Polymerization
Oxidation-Reduction
Hardness
1 Citations

Effectiveness of high-power LEDs to polymerize resin cements through ceramics: An in vitro study

Faria-e-Silva, A. L. & Pfeifer, C. S. 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Resin Cements
Ceramics
Light
In Vitro Techniques
Power (Psychology)
1 Citations

Effect of insufficient light exposure on polymerization kinetics of conventional and self-adhesive dual-cure resin cements

Jang, Y., Ferracane, J. L., Pfeifer, C. S., Park, J. W., Shin, Y. & Roh, B. D. Jan 1 2017 In : Operative Dentistry. 42, 1, p. E1-E9

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Polymerization
Adhesives
Light
DCR cement
Ceramics

Effect of monomer type on the C[dbnd]C degree of conversion, water sorption and solubility, and color stability of model dental composites

Fonseca, A. S. Q. S., Labruna Moreira, A. D., de Albuquerque, P. P. A. C., de Menezes, L. R., Pfeifer, C. S. & Schneider, L. F. J. Apr 1 2017 In : Dental Materials. 33, 4, p. 394-401 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Dental composites
Sorption
Solubility
Monomers
Color

Effect of shade, opacity and layer thickness on light transmission through a nano-hybrid dental composite during curing

Hyun, H. K., Christoferson, C. K., Pfeifer, C. S., Felix, C. & Ferracane, J. L. 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Esthetic and Restorative Dentistry.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Tooth
Light
Venus
Diamond
Composite Resins
Decontamination
Composite Resins
Biofilms
Chemical properties
Physical properties

Impact of thio-urethane additive and filler type on light-transmission and depth of polymerization of dental composites

Faria-e-Silva, A. L. & Pfeifer, C. S. 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : Dental Materials.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Dental composites
Urethane
Light transmission
Fillers
Refractive index
1 Citations

Influence of photoinitiator system on physical-chemical properties of experimental self-adhesive composites

Bertolo, M. V. L., Moraes, R. D. C. M., Pfeifer, C., Salgado, V. E., Correr, A. R. C. & Schneider, L. F. J. 2017 In : Brazilian Dental Journal. 28, 1, p. 35-39 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Adhesives
Water
4-benzylideneamino-2,2,6,6-tetramethylpiperidine-1-oxyl
camphorquinone
ethyl 4-dimethylaminobenzoate

New Resins for Dental Composites

Fugolin, A. P. P. & Pfeifer, C. S. Sep 1 2017 In : Journal of Dental Research. 96, 10, p. 1085-1091 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewReview article

Biofilms
Polymerization
Esters
Technology
Enzymes

Novel urethane-based polymer for dental applications with decreased monomer leaching

Martim, G. C., Pfeifer, C. S. & Girotto, E. M. Mar 1 2017 In : Materials Science and Engineering C. 72, p. 192-201 10 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Bisphenol A-Glycidyl Methacrylate
Urethane
Leaching
Polymers
Monomers
1 Citations

Photoinitiator system and water effects on C=C conversion and solubility of experimental etch-and-rinse dental adhesives

Salgado, V. E., Cavassoni, D., Gonçalves, A. P. R., Pfeifer, C., Moraes, R. R. & Schneider, L. F. Jan 1 2017 In : International Journal of Adhesion and Adhesives. 72, p. 6-9 4 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Dental Cements
Moisture
Solubility
Water
Adhesives

Polymer-Based Direct Filling Materials

Pfeifer, C. S. Oct 1 2017 In : Dental Clinics of North America. 61, 4, p. 733-750 18 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewReview article

Adhesives
Tooth
Polymers
Research

Polymerization shrinkage stress of composite resins and resin cements - What do we need to know?

Soares, C. J., Faria-E-Silva, A. L., Rodrigues, M. D. P., Fernandes Vilela, A. B., Pfeifer, C. S., Tantbirojn, D. & Versluis, A. Aug 1 2017 In : Brazilian Oral Research. 31, p. 49-63 15 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewReview article

Resin Cements
Composite Resins
Polymerization
Tooth Fractures
Dental Materials
2016
4 Citations

Characterization of methacrylate-based composites containing thio-urethane oligomers

Bacchi, A., Nelson, M. & Pfeifer, C. S. Feb 1 2016 In : Dental Materials. 32, 2, p. 233-239 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Methacrylates
Urethane
Oligomers
Composite materials
Polymerization
2 Citations

Heat treatment-improved bond strength of resin cement to lithium disilicate dental glass-ceramic

Sundfeld, D., Correr-Sobrinho, L., Pini, N. Ã. I. P., Costa, A. R., Sundfeld, R. H., Pfeifer, C. S. & Martins, L. R. M. Jun 1 2016 In : Ceramics International. 42, 8, p. 10071-10078 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Hydrofluoric acid
Glass ceramics
Cements
Lithium
Resins
1 Citations

Repair strength in simulated restorations of methacrylate- or silorane-based composite resins

Consani, R. L. X., Marinho, T., Bacchi, A., Caldas, R. A., Feitosa, V. P. & Pfeifer, C. S. Jul 1 2016 In : Brazilian Dental Journal. 27, 4, p. 463-467 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Methacrylates
silorane composite resin
Adper single bond 2
Adhesives
Silorane Resins

The effect of hydrofluoric acid concentration and heat on the bonding to lithium disilicate glass ceramic

Sundfeld, D., Correr-Sobrinho, L., Pini, N. I. P., Costa, A. R., Sundfeld, R. H., Pfeifer, C. S. & Martins, L. R. M. Nov 1 2016 In : Brazilian Dental Journal. 27, 6, p. 727-733 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Hydrofluoric Acid
Hot Temperature
lithia disilicate
Glass ceramics
Resin Cements
2015
10 Citations

Cytotoxicity of resin composites containing bioactive glass fillers

Salehi, S., Gwinner, F., Mitchell, J. C., Pfeifer, C. & Ferracane, J. L. Feb 1 2015 In : Dental Materials. 31, 2, p. 195-203 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Bioactive glass
Composite Resins
Cytotoxicity
Fillers
Composite materials
9 Citations

Degree of conversion, depth of cure, and color stability of experimental dental composite formulated with camphorquinone and phenanthrenequinone photoinitiators

Albuquerque, P. P. A. C., Bertolo, M. L., Cavalcante, L. M. A., Pfeifer, C. & Schneider, L. F. S. Mar 1 2015 In : Journal of Esthetic and Restorative Dentistry. 27, S1, p. S49-S57

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Tooth
Color
camphorquinone
ethyl 4-N,N-dimethylaminobenzoate
Salts
2 Citations

Fatigue stipulation of bulk-fill composites: An in vitro appraisal

Vidhawan, S. A., Yap, A. U., Ornaghi, B. P., Banas, A., Banas, K., Neo, J. C., Pfeifer, C. S. & Rosa, V. Sep 1 2015 In : Dental Materials. 31, 9, p. 1068-1074 7 p., 2577

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Fatigue of materials
Composite materials
Tetric EvoCeram
Fatigue
In Vitro Techniques

Polymerization stress of experimental composites containing random short glass fibers

Bocalon, A. C. E., Mita, D., Natale, L. C., Pfeifer, C. S. & Braga, R. R. Dec 21 2015 (Accepted/In press) In : Dental Materials.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Polymerization
Composite materials
fiberglass
Glass fibers
Fibers
4 Citations
Urethane
Oligomers
Cements
Mechanical properties
Composite materials
3 Citations

Simple optical method for measuring free shrinkage

Tantbirojn, D., Pfeifer, C. S., Amini, A. N. & Versluis, A. Nov 1 2015 In : Dental Materials. 31, 11, p. 1271-1278 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Dilatometers
Composite materials
Mercury
Polymerization
Finite element method
7 Citations

Thio-urethane oligomers improve the properties of light-cured resin cements

Bacchi, A., Consani, R. L., Martim, G. C. & Pfeifer, C. S. May 1 2015 In : Dental Materials. 31, 5, p. 565-574 10 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Resin Cements
Urethane
Oligomers
Polymerization
Light
2014
4 Citations

A urethane-based multimethacrylate mixture and its use in dental composites with combined high-performance properties

Martim, G. C., Detomini, T. R., Schuquel, I. T. A., Radovanovic, E., Pfeifer, C. S. & Girotto, E. M. Feb 2014 In : Dental Materials. 30, 2, p. 155-163 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Bisphenol A-Glycidyl Methacrylate
Urethane
Solubility
Tooth
Water
14 Citations

Influence of photoinitiator system and nanofiller size on the optical properties and cure efficiency of model composites

Salgado, V. E., Albuquerque, P. P. A. C., Cavalcante, L. M., Pfeifer, C. S., Moraes, R. R. & Schneider, L. F. J. 2014 In : Dental Materials. 30, 10, p. e264-e271

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Optical properties
Composite materials
Oxides
Hardness
Particle Size
1 Citations

Influence of the base and diluent monomer on network characteristics and mechanical properties of neat resin and composite materials

de Godoy Fróes-Salgado, N. R., Gajewski, V., Ornaghi, B. P., Pfeifer, C. S. C., Meier, M. M., Xavier, T. A. & Braga, R. R. Apr 12 2014 In : Odontology. 103, 2, p. 160-168 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Composite Resins
Water
2,2-di(4-methacryloxyphenyl)propane
ethylene dimethacrylate
Ethanol
7 Citations

Mapping camphorquinone consumption, conversion and mechanical properties in methacrylates with systematically varied CQ/amine compositions

Guimarães, T., Schneider, L. F., Braga, R. R. & Pfeifer, C. S. Nov 1 2014 In : Dental Materials. 30, 11, p. 1274-1279 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Methacrylates
Amines
Mechanical properties
Chemical analysis
camphorquinone
4 Citations

Tailoring heterogeneous polymer networks through polymerization-induced phase separation: Influence of composition and processing conditions on reaction kinetics and optical properties

Pfeifer, C. S., Shelton, Z. R., Szczpanski, C. R., Barros, M. D., Wilson, N. D. & Stansbury, J. W. Jul 1 2014 In : Journal of Polymer Science, Part A: Polymer Chemistry. 52, 13, p. 1796-1806 11 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Reaction kinetics
Phase separation
Polymers
Optical properties
Polymerization
10 Citations

Thio-urethanes improve properties of dual-cured composite cements

Bacchi, A., Dobson, A., Ferracane, J. L., Consani, R. & Pfeifer, C. S. Dec 25 2014 In : Journal of Dental Research. 93, 12, p. 1320-1325 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Urethane
Methacrylates
Dentin
Sulfhydryl Compounds
Polymerization
2013
3 Citations

Flexural properties of resin composites: Influence of specimen dimensions and storage conditions

Calheiros, F. C., Pfeifer, C. S. C., Brandão, L. L., Agra, C. M. & Ballester, R. Y. 2013 In : Dental Materials Journal. 32, 2, p. 228-232 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Composite Resins
Temperature
Resins
Composite materials
Analysis of variance (ANOVA)
20 Citations

Polymerization development of "low-shrink" resin composites: Reaction kinetics, polymerization stress and quality of network

Yamasaki, L. C., De Vito Moraes, A. G., Barros, M., Lewis, S., Francci, C., Stansbury, J. W. & Pfeifer, C. S. Sep 2013 In : Dental Materials. 29, 9

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Composite Resins
Reaction kinetics
Polymerization
Resins
Composite materials
18 Citations

Repair bond strength in aged methacrylate- and silorane-based composites.

Bacchi, A., Consani, R. L., Sinhoreti, M. A., Feitosa, V. P., Cavalcante, L. M., Pfeifer, C. S. & Schneider, L. F. Oct 2013 In : The journal of adhesive dentistry. 15, 5, p. 447-452 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Silorane Resins
Methacrylates
Therapeutics
Adhesives
Silanes
57 Citations

Sorption, solubility, shrinkage and mechanical properties of "low-shrinkage" commercial resin composites

Boaro, L. C., Gonçalves, F., Guimarães, T. C., Ferracane, J. L., Pfeifer, C. S. & Braga, R. R. Apr 2013 In : Dental Materials. 29, 4, p. 398-404 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Composite Resins
Sorption
Solubility
Mechanical properties
Ethanol
2012
22 Citations

A new approach to network heterogeneity: Polymerization induced phase separation in photo-initiated, free-radical methacrylic systems

Szczepanski, C. R., Pfeifer, C. S. & Stansbury, J. W. Sep 28 2012 In : Polymer (United Kingdom). 53, 21, p. 4694-4701 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Phase separation
Free Radicals
Polymerization
Free radicals
Monomers
53 Citations

Curing efficiency of dental resin composites formulated with camphorquinone or trimethylbenzoyl-diphenyl-phosphine oxide

Schneider, L. F. J., Cavalcante, L. M., Prahl, S. A., Pfeifer, C. S. & Ferracane, J. L. Apr 2012 In : Dental Materials. 28, 4, p. 392-397 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

phosphine
Oxides
Curing
diphenyl
Composite Dental Resin
22 Citations

Improved dental adhesive formulations based on reactive nanogel additives

Morães, R. R., Garcia, J. W., Wilson, N. D., Lewis, S. H., Barros, M. D., Yang, B., Pfeifer, C. S. & Stansbury, J. W. Feb 2012 In : Journal of Dental Research. 91, 2, p. 179-184 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Dental Cements
Adhesives
NanoGel
Water
Tensile Strength
5 Citations

Influence of the base and diluent methacrylate monomers on the polymerization stress and its determinants

Frões-Salgado, N. R. G., Boaro, L. C., Pick, B., Pfeifer, C. S., Francci, C. E., Méier, M. M. & Braga, R. R. Mar 5 2012 In : Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 123, 5, p. 2985-2991 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Methacrylates
Monomers
Polymerization
Ethylene glycol
ethylene dimethacrylate
41 Citations

Monomers used in resin composites: Degree of conversion, mechanical properties and water sorption/solubility

Gajewski, V. E. S., Pfeifer, C. S., Fróes-Salgado, N. R. G., Boaro, L. C. C. & Braga, R. R. Sep 2012 In : Brazilian Dental Journal. 23, 5, p. 508-514 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Composite Resins
Solubility
Water
urethane dimethacrylate luting resin
triethylene glycol dimethacrylate
2011
29 Citations

Characterization of dimethacrylate polymeric networks: A study of the crosslinked structure formed by monomers used in dental composites

Pfeifer, C. S., Shelton, Z. R., Braga, R. R., Windmoller, D., MacHado, J. C. & Stansbury, J. W. Feb 2011 In : European Polymer Journal. 47, 2, p. 162-170 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Dental composites
Free volume
Monomers
monomers
composite materials
59 Citations

Control of polymerization shrinkage and stress in nanogel-modified monomer and composite materials

Moraes, R. R., Garcia, J. W., Barros, M. D., Lewis, S. H., Pfeifer, C. S., Liu, J. & Stansbury, J. W. Jun 2011 In : Dental Materials. 27, 6, p. 509-519 11 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Monomers
Polymerization
Composite materials
NanoGel
Fillers
38 Citations

Delayed gelation through chain-transfer reactions: Mechanism for stress reduction in methacrylate networks

Pfeifer, C. S., Wilson, N. D., Shelton, Z. R. & Stansbury, J. W. Jul 7 2011 In : Polymer (United Kingdom). 52, 15, p. 3295-3303 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Methacrylates
Gelation
Sulfhydryl Compounds
Dental Materials
Dental materials
50 Citations

Do low-shrink composites reduce polymerization shrinkage effects?

Tantbirojn, D., Pfeifer, C. S., Braga, R. R. & Versluis, A. May 2011 In : Journal of Dental Research. 90, 5, p. 596-601 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Cheek
Elastic Modulus
Tongue
Polymerization
Tooth
2010
59 Citations

Can fiber posts increase root stresses and reduce fracture?

Santos, A. F. V., Meira, J. B. C., Tanaka, C. B., Xavier, T. A., Ballester, R. Y., Lima, R. G., Pfeifer, C. S. & Versluis, A. Jun 2010 In : Journal of Dental Research. 89, 6, p. 587-591 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Stress Fractures
Bicuspid
Tensile Strength
Elastic Modulus