American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics

Publications of the AAFP

Publications supported by Stanley D. Tylman Research Grant


Gheisarifar M, Thompson GA, Drago C, Tabatabaei F, Rasoulianboroujeni M. In vitro study of surface alterations to polyetheretherketone and titanium and their effect upon human gingival fibroblasts. J Prosthet Dent. 2020 Feb 18. pii: S0022-3913(20)30017-2. doi: 10.1016/j.prosdent. (Marquette University)

Peng CC, Chung KH, Ramos V Jr. Assessment of the Adaptation of Interim Crowns using Different Measurement Techniques. J Prosthodont. 2020 Jan;29(1):87-93. doi: 10.1111/jopr.13122. (University of Washington)



Zeller S, Guichet D, Kontogiorgos E, Nagy WW. Accuracy of three digital workflows for implant abutment and crown fabrication using a digital measuring technique. J Prosthet Dent. 2019 Feb;121(2):276-284. (Texas A&M University).

Mizumoto RM, Alp G, Özcan M, Yilmaz B. The effect of scanning the palate and scan body position on the accuracy of complete-arch implant scans. Clin Implant Dent Relat Res. 2019 Oct;21(5):987-994. doi: 10.1111/cid.12821. (The Ohio State University)

Al Maaz A, Thompson GA, Drago C, An H, Berzins D. Effect of finish line design and metal alloy on the marginal and internal gaps of selective laser melting printed copings. J Prosthet Dent. 2019 Aug;122(2):143-151. doi: 10.1016/j.prosdent.2019.02.009. (Marquette University)



Bratos M, Bergin JM, Rubenstein JE, Sorensen JA. Effect of simulated intraoral variables on the accuracy of a photogrammetric imaging technique for complete-arch implant prostheses. J Prosthet Dent. 2018 Mar 17. pii: S0022-3913(17)30732-1. doi: 10.1016/j.prosdent.2017.11.002. [Epub ahead of print] (University of Washington) 

Buda M, Bratos M, Sorensen JA. Accuracy of 3-dimensional computer-aided manufactured single-tooth implant definitive casts. J Prosthetic Dent. 2018 Dec;120(6):913-918. (University of Washington) 

Ramadhan A, Thompson GA, Maroulakos G, Berzins D. Analysis of flexural strength and contact pressure after simulated chairside adjustment of pressed lithium disilicate glass-ceramic. J Prosthet Dent. 2018 Sept;120(3):439-446. (Marquette University)



Wahle WM, Masri R, Driscoll C, Romberg E. Evaluating ceramic crown margins with digital radiography. J Prosthet Dent. 2017 Sep 29. pii: S0022-3913(17)30512-7. doi: 10.1016/j.prosdent.2017.07.020. [Epub ahead of print] (University of Maryland)

Agrawal P, Thompson G, Cho SH, Ziebert GJ. Evaluation of die trim morphology made by CAD-CAM technology. J Prosthet Dent. 2017 Sep;118(3):406-412. doi: 10.1016/j.prosdent.2016.10.027. Epub 2017 Feb 17. (Marquette University)

Putra A, Chung KH, Flinn BD, Kuykendall T, Zheng C, Harada K, Raigrodski AJ. Effect of hydrothermal treatment on light transmission of translucent zirconias. J Prosthet Dent. 2017 Sep;118(3):422-429. doi: 10.1016/j.prosdent.2016.10.024. Epub 2017 Feb 21. (University of Washington)



Garza L, Thompson GA, Berzins D, Cho S-H. (2016). Effect of tooth brushing on shade and surface roughness of extrinsically stained pressable ceramics. The Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, 115, 489?94. (Marquette University)

Argyrou R, Berzins D, Thompson GA, Cho S-H. (2016). Edge chipping resistance and flexural strength of polymer infiltrated ceramic network and resin nanoceramic restorative materials. The Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, 116:397-403. (Marquette University)

Guilherme NM, Chung KH2, Flinn BD, Zheng C, Raigrodski AJ. Assessment of reliability of CAD-CAM tooth-colored implant custom abutments. J Prosthet Dent. 2016 Aug;116(2):206-13. doi: 10.1016/j.prosdent.2015.12.015. Epub 2016 Mar 3. (University of Washington)

Dibner AC, Kelly JR. Fatigue strength of bilayered ceramics under cyclic loading as a function of core veneer thickness ratios. J Prosthet Dent. 2016 Mar;115(3):335-40. doi: 10.1016/j.prosdent.2015.09.017. Epub 2015 Dec 8. (University of Connecticut)

Falcone ME, Kelly JR, Rungruanganut P. In Vivo Color Relationships Between the Maxillary Central Incisors and Canines as a Function of Age. Int J Prosthodont. 2016 Sep-Oct;29(5):496-502. doi: 10.11607/ijp.4826. (University of Connecticut)



Vo DT, Arola D, Romberg E, Driscoll CF, Jabra-Rizk MA, Masri R. Adherence of Streptococcus mutans on lithium disilicate porcelain specimens. J Prosthet Dent. 2015 Nov;114(5):696-701. doi: 10.1016/j.prosdent.2015.06.017. Epub 2015 Sep 16. (University of Maryland)

Hoang L, Thompson GA, Cho S-H, Berzins DW, Kwang-Woo A. (2015). Die spacer thickness reproduction for central incisor crown fabrication with combined computer-aided design and 3D printing technology:  An in vitro study. The Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, 113, 398-404. (Marquette University)

Bompolaki, D, Kontogiorgos, ED, Wilson,JB, Nagy WW Fracture resistance of lithium disilicate restorations after endodontic access preparation: An in vitro study. J Prosthet Dent 2015;114:580-6 (Texas A&M College of Dentistry)



Batson ER, Cooper LF, Duqum I, Mendonça G. Clinical outcomes of three different crown systems with CAD/CAM technology. J Prosthet Dent. 2014 Oct;112(4):770-7. doi: 10.1016/j.prosdent.2014.05.002. Epub 2014 Jun 28. (University of North Carolina)

Dhima M, Paulusova V, Carr AB, Rieck KL, Lohse C, Salinas TJ. Practice-based clinical evaluation of ceramic single crowns after at least five years. J Prosthet Dent. 2014 Feb;111(2):124-30. doi: 10.1016/j.prosdent.2013.06.015. Epub 2013 Dec 10. (Mayo Clinic)

Chou J-C, Thompson GA, Aggarwal HA, Bosio JA, Irelan JP. (2014). Effect of occlusal vertical dimension on lip positions at smile. The Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, 112, 533-539. (Marquette University)

Rotella M, Ercoli C, Funkenbusch PD, Russell S, Feng C. Performance of single-use and multiuse diamond rotary cutting instruments with turbine and electric handpieces.. J Prosthet Dent. 2014 Jan;111(1):56-63. doi: 10.1016/j.prosdent.2013.06.003. Epub 2013 Nov 15. (University of Rochester)



Anderson MR, Chung KH, Flinn BD, Raigrodski AJ. An in vitro study of the effect of different restorative materials on the reliability of a veneering porcelain. J Prosthet Dent. 2013 Dec;110(6):521-8. doi: 10.1016/j.prosdent.2013.09.009. Epub 2013 Nov 1. (University of Washington)

Spink LS, Rungruanganut P, Megremis S, Kelly JR Comparison of an absolute and surrogate measure of relative translucency in dental ceramics.  Dent Mater. 2013 Jun;29(6):702-7. doi: 10.1016/ Epub 2013 Apr 22. (University of Connecticut)



Seok-Hwan Cho, William W. Nagy, John T. Goodman, Eric Solomon, Mari Koike et al..  The effect of multiple firings on the marginal integrity of pressable ceramic single crowns.  J. of Prosthet Dent 2012, 107, 17-23 (Texas A&M College of Dentistry)

Lin WS, Ercoli C, Feng C, Morton D. The effect of core material, veneering porcelain, and fabrication technique on the biaxial flexural strength and weibull analysis of selected dental ceramics. J Prosthodont. 2012 Jul;21(5):353-62. doi: 10.1111/j.1532-849X.2012.00845.x. Epub 2012 Mar 29. (University of Rochester)

Batalocco G, Lee H, Ercoli C, Feng C, Malmstrom H. Fracture resistance of composite resin restorations and porcelain veneers in relation to residual tooth structure in fractured incisors. Dent Traumatol. 2012 Feb;28(1):75-80. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-9657.2011.01037.x. Epub 2011 Jul 14. (University of Rochester)



Guzaitis,KL, Knoernschild,KL, Viana, MAG. Effect of repeated screw joint closing and opening cycles on implant prosthetic screw reverse torque and implant and screw thread morphology.  J Prosthet Dent 2011 106,159-169. (University of Illinois at Chicago)



Choi C, Driscoll D, Romberg E.  Comparison of cutting efficiencies between electric and air-turbine dental handpieces.  J. Prosthet Dent 2010; 103:101-107 (University of Maryland)

Qeblawi D, Muoz C, Brewer J, Monaco,E.  The effect of zirconia surface treatment on flexural strength and shear bond strength to a resin cement.  J Prosthet Dent 2010, 103:210-220 (State University of New York at Buffalo)

Bittner N, Hill T, Randi A.  Evaluation of a one-piece milled zirconia post and core with different post-and-core systems; an in vitro study.  J Prosthet Dent 2010, 103:369-379 (Columbia University)



Bidra AS, Uribe F, Taylor TD, Agar JR, Rungruanganunt P, Neace WP.  The relationship of facial anatomic landmarks with midlines of the face and mouth.  J Prosthet Dent 2001;102:94-103. (University of Connecticut)



Swain VA, Pesun IJ Hodges JS.  The effect of metal ceramic restoration framework design on tooth color.  J Prosthet Dent 2008;99:468-476. (University of Manitoba)

Marafie Y, Looney S, Nelson S, Chan D, Browning W, Rueggeberg F.  Retention strength of impression materials to a tray material using different adhesive methods:  an in vitro study.  J Prosthet Dent 2008;100:432-440. (Medical College of Georgia)



Conrad HJ, Pesun IJ, DeLong R, Hodges JS. Accuracy of two impression techniques with angulated implants. J Prosthet Dent 2007;97:349-356. (University of Minnesota) 

Yuan JC, Brewer JD, Monaco EA, Davis EL. Defining a natural tooth color space based on a 3-dimensional shade system. J Prosthet Dent 2007; 98:110-119. (State University of New York at Buffalo)

Wee AG, Lindsey DT, Shroyer KM, Johnson WM. Use of a porcelain color discrimination test to evaluate color difference formulas. J Prosthet Dent 2007;98:101-109. (University of Nebraska Medical Center)

Wood MC, Thompson GA, Agar,JA.  A comparison of debonding strengths of four metal-ceramic systems with and without opaque porcelain.  J Prosthet Dent 2007 97,141-149. (University of Connecticut)

Garine WN, Funkenbusch PD, Ercoli C, Wodenscheck J, Murphy WC. Measurement of the rotational misfit and implant-abutment gap of all-ceramic abutments. Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants. 2007 Nov-Dec;22(6):928-38. (University of Rochester)


Wood, K.C., Berzins, D.W., Qing Luo, Thompson, G.A., Toth, J.M., Nagy, W.W. Resistance to Fracture of Two All-ceramic Crown Materials Following Endodontic Access, Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry  95:33-41:2006. Also abstracted in Dental Abstracts Vol 51, no 5 pg 313-14, 2006 (Marquette University)



Wright MD, Masri R, Driscoll CF, Romberg E, Thompson GA, Runyan DA. Comparison of three systems for the polishing of an ultra-low fusing dental porcelain. J Prosthet Dent. 2004 Nov;92(5):486-90. (University of Maryland)



Tzenakis, G.K., Nagy, W.W., Fournelle, R.A., Dhuru, V.B. The Effect of Repeated Torque and Salivary Contamination on the Preload of the Slotted Gold Prosthetic Screw.  Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry  88:183:2002. Also abstracted in Dental Abstracts, Vol 48, no 3 pg 140-41, 2003 (Marquette University)



Lakhani SA, Ercoli C, Moss ME, Graser GN, Tallents RH. Influence of cold working and thermal treatment on the fit of implant-supported metal-ceramic fixed partial dentures. J Prosthet Dent. 2002 Aug;88(2):159-69. (University of Rochester)

De La Cruz JE, Funkenbusch PD, Ercoli C, Moss ME, Graser GN, Tallents RH. Verification jig for implant-supported prostheses: A comparison of standard impressions with verification jigs made of different materials. J Prosthet Dent. 2002 Sep;88(3):329-36. (University of Rochester)

Rambhia, S.K.; Nagy, W.W.; Fournelle, R.A.; Dhuru, V.B. - Defects in Hexed Gold Prosthetic Screws: A metallographic and tensile analysis. Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry  87:30:2002 (Marquette University)

Heshmati, R.H.; Nagy W.W.; Wirth, C.G; Dhuru, V.B. - Delayed Linear Expansion of Improved Dental Stone,  Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry  88:26:2002 (Marquette University)



Medina-Tirado, J.I., Nagy, W.W., Dhuru, V.B. Ziebert, A.J. The Effect of Thermocycling on the Fracture Toughness and Hardness of Core Build-up Materials.  Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry  86:474:200 (Marquette University)



Hofstede TM, Ercoli C, Graser GN, Tallents RH, Moss ME, Zero DT. Influence of metal surface finishing on porcelain porosity and beam failure loads at the metal-ceramic interface. J Prosthet Dent. 2000 Sep;84(3):309-17. (University of Rochester)



Corso, M; Sirota, C; Fiorellini, J; Rasool, F; Szmukler-Moncler, S; Weber, H P. Clinical and radiographic evaluation of early loaded free-standing dental implants with various coatings in beagle dogs. The Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry. vol. 82, no. 4 (1999 Oct): 428-35. (Harvard School of Dental Medicine)



Rosenstiel SF, Land MF, Crispin BJ. Dental luting agents: A review of the current literature. J Prosthet Dent 1998 Sep;80(3):280-301. (The Ohio State University)



Brookshire, F.V.; Nagy, W.W.; Dhuru, V.B.; Ziebert, G.J.; Chada, S. - The Qualitative Effects of Various Types of Hygiene Instrumentation on Pure Titanium and Titanium Alloy Implants: An In-vitro and Scanning Electron Microscopy Study,  Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry  78:286:1997 (Marquette University)

O'Boyle, K H; Norling, B K; Cagna, D R; Phoenix, R D. An investigation of new metal framework design for metal ceramic restorations. The Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry. vol. 78, no. 3 (1997 Sep): 295-301. (University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio)



Robinson, F G; Knoernschild, K L; Sterrett, J D; Tompkins, G R. Porphyromonas gingivalis endotoxin affinity for dental ceramics. The Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry. vol. 75, no. 2 (1996 Feb): 217-27.  (Medical College of Georgia)



White, S N; Sorensen, J A; Kang, S K; Caputo, A A. Microleakage of new crown and fixed partial denture luting agents. The Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry. vol. 67, no. 2 (1992 Feb): 156-61. (University of Southern California)



Brackett, S E; Leary, J M; Turner, K A; Jordan, R D. An evaluation of porcelain strength and the effect of surface treatment. The Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry. vol. 61, no. 4 (1989 Apr): 446-51. (University of Oklahoma)

Dickinson, A J; Moore, B K; Harris, R K; Dykema, R W. A comparative study of the strength of aluminous porcelain and all-ceramic crowns. The Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry. vol. 61, no. 3 (1989 Mar): 297-304. (Indiana University)



Barzilay, I; Myers, M L; Cooper, L B; Graser, G N. Mechanical and chemical retention of laboratory cured composite to metal surfaces. The Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry. vol. 59, no. 2 (1988 Feb): 131-7. (Eastman Dental Center)



Kay, G W; Jablonski, D A; Dogon, I L. Factors affecting the seating and fit of complete crowns: a computer simulation study. The Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry. vol. 55, no. 1 (1986 Jan): 13-8.



Hudgins, J L; Moon, P C; Knap, F J. Particle-roughened resin-bonded retainers. The Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry. vol. 53, no. 4 (1985 Apr): 471-6. 



Hart, T O; Malone, W F; Sandrick, J; Bowman, D; Balthazar, Y M. A proposed format for mandibular displacement analysis in fixed prosthodontics. The Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry. vol. 50, no. 1 (1983 Jul): 54-61.



Ciesco, J N; Malone, W F; Sandrik, J L; Mazur, B. Comparison of elastomeric impression materials used in fixed prosthodontics. The Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry. vol. 45, no. 1 (1981 Jan): 89-94.