Carmem Pfeifer

Associate Professor

  • 1727 Citations
  • 25 h-Index
20032021
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Research Output 2003 2019

  • 1727 Citations
  • 25 h-Index
  • 82 Article
  • 4 Review article
  • 1 Letter
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21 Citations (Scopus)

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., Ferracane, J. & Bertassoni, L., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Dental Materials.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dental materials
Dental Materials
Printing
Crowns
3D printers
2 Citations (Scopus)

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. & 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
32 Citations (Scopus)

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

Szczepanski, C. R., Pfeifer, C. & 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

Antibacterial, ester-free monomers: Polymerization kinetics, mechanical properties, biocompatibility and anti-biofilm activity

Fugolin, A. P., Dobson, A., Huynh, V., Mbiya, W., Navarro, O., Franca, C. M., Logan, M., Merritt, J. L., Ferracane, J. L. & Pfeifer, C. S., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Acta Biomaterialia.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acrylamides
Biofilms
Biocompatibility
Polymerization
Esters
10 Citations (Scopus)

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. & 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
1 Citation (Scopus)

Biomaterials for Oral Health

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oral Health
Biocompatible Materials
30 Citations (Scopus)

Bis-GMA co-polymerizations: Influence on conversion, flexural properties, fracture toughness and susceptibility to ethanol degradation of experimental composites

Pfeifer, C., Silva, L. R., Kawano, Y. & Braga, R. R., Sep 2009, In : Dental Materials. 25, 9, p. 1136-1141 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bisphenol A-Glycidyl Methacrylate
Polymerization
Bending strength
Copolymerization
Fracture toughness
82 Citations (Scopus)

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. & Versluis, A., Jun 2010, In : Journal of Dental Research. 89, 6, p. 587-591 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Stress Fractures
Bicuspid
Tensile Strength
Elastic Modulus
47 Citations (Scopus)

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

Pfeifer, C., 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Dental composites
Free volume
Glycols
shrinkage
monomers
21 Citations (Scopus)

Characterization of methacrylate-based composites containing thio-urethane oligomers

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Methacrylates
Urethane
Oligomers
Polymerization
Composite materials
1 Citation (Scopus)

Characterization of Residual Stresses in Veneering Ceramics for Prostheses with Zirconia Framework

Reginato, V. F., Kemmoku, D. T., Caldas, R. A., Bacchi, A., Pfeifer, C. & Consani, R. L. X., Jul 1 2018, In : Brazilian Dental Journal. 29, 4, p. 347-353 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ceramics
Prostheses and Implants
Mechanical Phenomena
Transition Temperature
Glass
4 Citations (Scopus)

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. & 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
Dental Curing Lights
Dental Bonding
Composite Resins
Polymerization
25 Citations (Scopus)

Compatibility of dental adhesives and dual-cure cements

Pfeifer, C., Shih, D. & Braga, R. R., Aug 2003, In : American Journal of Dentistry. 16, 4, p. 235-238 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dental Cements
Adhesives
Shear Strength
Dental Porcelain
Dentin
35 Citations (Scopus)

Contraction stress and physical properties development of a resin-based composite irradiated using modulated curing methods at two C-factor levels

Cunha, L. G., Alonso, R. C. B., Pfeifer, C., Correr-Sobrinho, L., Ferracane, J. & Sinhoreti, M. A. C., Mar 2008, In : Dental Materials. 24, 3, p. 392-398 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Composite Resins
Curing
Resins
Physical properties
Light
53 Citations (Scopus)

Contraction stress determinants in dimethacrylate composites

Gonçalves, F., Pfeifer, C., Ferracane, J. & Braga, R. R., Apr 2008, In : Journal of Dental Research. 87, 4, p. 367-371 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polymerization
Elastic Modulus
Raman Spectrum Analysis
Differential Scanning Calorimetry
Mercury
77 Citations (Scopus)

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., Liu, J. & Stansbury, J. W., Jun 2011, In : Dental Materials. 27, 6, p. 509-519 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polymerization
Monomers
Composite materials
Fillers
Glycols
71 Citations (Scopus)

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. & Ferracane, J., Apr 2012, In : Dental Materials. 28, 4, p. 392-397 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

phosphine
Phenyl Ethers
Oxides
Curing
Resins
33 Citations (Scopus)

Cytotoxicity of resin composites containing bioactive glass fillers

Salehi, S., Gwinner, F., Mitchell, J. C., Pfeifer, C. & Ferracane, J., 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
17 Citations (Scopus)

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
46 Citations (Scopus)

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

Pfeifer, C., 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Methacrylates
Gelation
Sulfhydryl Compounds
Dental materials
Dental Materials
2 Citations (Scopus)

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., May 3 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Dentistry.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Resin Cements
Urethane
Polymerization
Oxidation-Reduction
Hardness
59 Citations (Scopus)

Do low-shrink composites reduce polymerization shrinkage effects?

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cheek
Elastic Modulus
Tongue
Polymerization
Tooth

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

Faria-E-Silva, A. L., Covell, D., Ferracane, J. & Pfeifer, C., 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
6 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Resin Cements
Ceramics
Light
Polymerization
Cementation
10 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ceramics
Polymerization
Adhesives
Light
Resin Cements
16 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of irradiance and light source on contraction stress, degree of conversion and push-out bond strength of composite restoratives

Cunha, L. G., Alonso, R. C. B., Pfeifer, C., De Góes, M. F., Ferracane, J. & Sinhoreti, M. A. C., Jun 2009, In : American Journal of Dentistry. 22, 3, p. 165-170 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Light
Halogens
Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy
Incisor
Exercise Test
11 Citations (Scopus)

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. & 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

Effect of residual solvent on performance of acrylamide-containing dental materials

Fugolin, A. P., Dobson, A., Ferracane, J. & Pfeifer, C., Jan 1 2019, In : Dental Materials.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dental materials
Dental Materials
Acrylamide
Polymerization
Elastic Modulus
4 Citations (Scopus)

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., Felix, C. & Ferracane, J., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Esthetic and Restorative Dentistry.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tooth
Light
Venus
Diamond
Composite Resins
Dental prostheses
Crosslinking
Acrylics
Microwaves
Methacrylates
3 Citations (Scopus)

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., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Dental Materials.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dental composites
Silanes
Mechanical Stress
Fillers
Tooth
24 Citations (Scopus)

Elastic modulus of posts and the risk of root fracture

Meira, J. B. C., Espósito, C. O. M., Quitero, M. F. Z., Poiate, I. A. V. P., Pfeifer, C., Tanaka, C. B. & Ballester, R. Y., Aug 2009, In : Dental Traumatology. 25, 4, p. 394-398 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Elastic Modulus
Dentin
Gutta-Percha
Finite Element Analysis
Direction compound
Decontamination
Composite Resins
Biofilms
Chemical properties
Resins
50 Citations (Scopus)

Factors affecting photopolymerization stress in dental composites

Pfeifer, C., Ferracane, J., Sakaguchi, R. & Braga, R. R., Nov 2008, In : Journal of Dental Research. 87, 11, p. 1043-1047 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polymerization
Tooth
Bisphenol A-Glycidyl Methacrylate
Differential Scanning Calorimetry
Mercury
7 Citations (Scopus)

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. & 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
8 Citations (Scopus)

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

Calheiros, F. C., Pfeifer, 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)
4 Citations (Scopus)

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. & 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
4 Citations (Scopus)

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., Sep 1 2017, In : Brazilian Dental Journal. 28, 5, p. 632-637 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polymerization
Light
varespladib methyl
Fungi
6 Citations (Scopus)

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., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Dental Materials.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dental composites
Refractometry
Urethane
Light transmission
Polymerization
1 Citation (Scopus)

Impact of thiourethane filler surface functionalization on composite properties

Faria-e-Silva, A. L., dos Santos, A., Girotto, E. M. & Pfeifer, C., Jul 5 2019, In : Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 136, 25, 47687.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fillers
Polymerization
Composite materials
Methacrylates
Oligomers

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

Caldas, R. A., Pfeifer, 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
31 Citations (Scopus)

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. & 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
71 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of BisGMA, TEGDMA, and BisEMA contents on viscosity, conversion, and flexural strength of experimental resins and composites

Goņalves, F., Kawano, Y., Pfeifer, C., Stansbury, J. W. & Braga, R. R., Aug 2009, In : European Journal of Oral Sciences. 117, 4, p. 442-446 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Composite Resins
Viscosity
triethylene glycol dimethacrylate
21 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of cavity dimensions, insertion technique and adhesive system on microleakage of Class V restorations

Pfeifer, C., Braga, R. R. & Cardoso, P. E. C., Feb 2006, In : Journal of the American Dental Association. 137, 2, p. 197-202 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Adhesives
Coloring Agents
Silver Nitrate
Incisor
Dental Enamel
54 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of matrix composition on polymerization stress development of experimental composites

Gonçalves, F., Pfeifer, C., Stansbury, J. W., Newman, S. M. & Braga, R. R., Jul 2010, In : Dental Materials. 26, 7, p. 697-703 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polymerization
Viscosity
Composite materials
Chemical analysis
Restoration
18 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of photoactivation protocol and light guide distance on conversion and microleakage of composite restorations

Froes-Salgado, N. R. G., Pfeifer, C., Francci, C. E. & Kawano, Y., Jul 2009, In : Operative Dentistry. 34, 4, p. 408-414 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Light
Silver Nitrate
Incisor
Adhesives
Analysis of Variance
30 Citations (Scopus)

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., 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
6 Citations (Scopus)

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
106 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of photoinitiator type on the rate of polymerization, degree of conversion, hardness and yellowing of dental resin composites

Schneider, L. F. J., Pfeifer, C., Consani, S., Prahl, S. A. & Ferracane, J., Sep 2008, In : Dental Materials. 24, 9, p. 1169-1177 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hardness
Polymerization
Resins
Composite materials
Amines