Carmem Pfeifer

Assistant Professor

  • 1354 Citations
  • 23 h-Index
20032021
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Research Output 2003 2018

  • 1354 Citations
  • 23 h-Index
  • 71 Article
  • 3 Review article
  • 1 Letter
2018

Effect of thiourethane filler surface functionalization on stress, conversion and mechanical properties of restorative dental composites

Faria-e-Silva, A. L., dos Santos, A., Tang, A., Girotto, E. M. & Pfeifer, C. S., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Dental Materials.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dental composites
Silanes
Mechanical Stress
Fillers
Tooth

Implant inclination and horizontal misfit in metallic bar framework of overdentures: Analysis by 3D-FEA method

Caldas, R. A., Pfeifer, C. S. C., Bacchi, A., dos Santos, M. B. F., Reginato, V. F. & Consani, R. L. X., Mar 1 2018, In : Brazilian Dental Journal. 29, 2, p. 166-172 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Overlay Denture
Bone and Bones
Finite Element Analysis
Biomechanical Phenomena

Resin cements formulated with thio-urethanes can strengthen porcelain and increase bond strength to ceramics

Bacchi, A., Spazzin, A. O., de Oliveira, G. R., Pfeifer, C. & Cesar, P. F., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Dentistry.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Resin Cements
Dental Porcelain
Urethane
Ceramics
Isocyanates
2 Citations

Shrinkage / stress reduction and mechanical properties improvement in restorative composites formulated with thio-urethane oligomers

Bacchi, A., Yih, J. A., Platta, J., Knight, J. & Pfeifer, C. S., Feb 1 2018, In : Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials. 78, p. 235-240 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Urethane
Oligomers
Fracture toughness
Mechanical properties
Polymerization
1 Citations

The effect of hydrofluoric acid and resin cement formulation on the bond strength to lithium disilicate ceramic

Sundfeld, D., Palialol, A. R. M., Fugolin, A. P. P., Ambrosano, G. M. B., Correr-Sobrinho, L., Martins, L. R. M. & Pfeifer, C. S., May 24 2018, In : Brazilian oral research. 32, p. e43

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Resin Cements
Hydrofluoric Acid
Ceramics
Dentin
Electrons
2017
2 Citations

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: Contribution to journalArticle

Dental materials
Dental Materials
Printing
Crowns
3D printers
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: Contribution to journalArticle

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: Contribution to journalLetter

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: Contribution to journalArticle

Oral Health
Biocompatible Materials
3 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Pit and Fissure Sealants
Electron Scanning Microscopy
Tooth
Electrons
Compomers
1 Citations

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: Contribution to journalArticle

Resin Cements
Urethane
Polymerization
Oxidation-Reduction
Hardness

Effectiveness of high irradiance for short-time exposures on polymerization of composite under metal brackets

Faria-E-Silva, A. L., Covell, D. A., Ferracane, J. L. & Pfeifer, C. S., Nov 1 2017, In : Angle Orthodontist. 87, 6, p. 834-840 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dental Curing Lights
Polymerization
Analysis of Variance
Metals
Orthodontic Brackets
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: Contribution to journalArticle

Resin Cements
Ceramics
Light
Polymerization
Cementation
4 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Polymerization
Adhesives
Ceramics
Light
Resin Cements
5 Citations

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: Contribution to journalArticle

Dental Models
Dental composites
Solubility
Sorption
Color
1 Citations

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: Contribution to journalArticle

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

Impact of material shade and distance from light curing unit tip on the depth of polymerization of composites

Faria-e-Silva, A. L., Fanger, C., Nguyen, L., Howerton, D. & Pfeifer, C. S., Sep 1 2017, In : Brazilian Dental Journal. 28, 5, p. 632-637 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polymerization
Light
varespladib methyl
Fungi
1 Citations

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: Contribution to journalArticle

Dental composites
Refractometry
Urethane
Light transmission
Polymerization
2 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: Contribution to journalArticle

phosphine
Adhesives
Water
Oxides
Near-Infrared Spectroscopy
7 Citations

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: Contribution to journalReview article

Biofilms
Polymerization
Esters
Technology
Enzymes
4 Citations

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: Contribution to journalArticle

Bisphenol A-Glycidyl Methacrylate
urethanes
Urethane
leaching
Leaching
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: Contribution to journalArticle

Dental Cements
phosphine
Adhesives
Moisture
Solubility

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: Contribution to journalReview article

Adhesives
Tooth
Polymers
Research
5 Citations

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: Contribution to journalReview article

Resin Cements
Composite Resins
Polymerization
Tooth Fractures
Dental Materials
2016
10 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Methacrylates
Urethane
Oligomers
Polymerization
Composite materials
4 Citations

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

Sundfeld, D., Correr-Sobrinho, L., Pini, NÃ. 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Resin Cements
Hydrofluoric Acid
Hydrofluoric acid
Glass ceramics
Cements
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: Contribution to journalArticle

Methacrylates
Silorane Resins
Adhesives
Composite Resins
Tensile Strength
2 Citations

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: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydrofluoric Acid
Hot Temperature
Resin Cements
Electron Scanning Microscopy
lithia disilicate
2015
22 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Bioactive glass
Composite Resins
Cytotoxicity
Glass
Fillers
12 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Tooth
Color
Salts
Photons
Amines
4 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Fatigue
Fatigue of materials
Crack propagation
Composite materials
Resins

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: Contribution to journalArticle

Polymerization
Glass fibers
Composite materials
Fibers
Dilatometers
10 Citations
Urethane
Oligomers
Cements
Mechanical properties
Composite materials
4 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Dilatometers
Mercury
Composite materials
Polymerization
Finite Element Analysis
13 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Resin Cements
Urethane
Oligomers
Polymerization
Cements
2014
10 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Bisphenol A-Glycidyl Methacrylate
Dental composites
Urethane
Solubility
Tooth
23 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Oxides
Hardness
Optical properties
Composite materials
Particle Size
3 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Composite Resins
Water
Ethanol
Glycols
Polymerization
12 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Methacrylates
Amines
Mechanical properties
Chemical analysis
Photosensitizers
6 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Reaction kinetics
Phase separation
Polymers
Photopolymerization
Optical properties
14 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Urethane
Methacrylates
Dentin
Sulfhydryl Compounds
Polymerization
2013
Dental Curing Lights
Dental Bonding
Composite Resins
Polymerization
8 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Composite Resins
Resins
Temperature
Composite materials
Analysis of variance (ANOVA)
25 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Composite Resins
Reaction kinetics
Polymerization
Resins
Composite materials
22 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Silorane Resins
Methacrylates
Adhesives
Silanes
Tensile Strength
68 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Composite Resins
Solubility
Sorption
Ethanol
Resins
2012
29 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Free radicals
Phase separation
Free Radicals
Polymerization
Monomers
60 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: Contribution to journalArticle

phosphine
Phenyl Ethers
Oxides
Curing
Resins
27 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Dental Cements
Adhesives
Water
Tensile Strength
Dentin