Research Report for the year 1980-2015

Scientific publications

Journal Articles:
  • Al-Ahmad A, Bucher M, Anderson AC, Tennert C, Hellwig E, Wittmer A, Vach K, Karygianni L: Antimicrobial Photoinactivation Using Visible Light Plus Water-Filtered Infrared-A (VIS + wIRA) Alters In Situ Oral Biofilms. Plos One, 2015; 10 (online): e0132107. :
  • Aldegheishem A, Alfaer A, Brezavšček M, Vach K, Eliades G, Att W: Wear behavior of zirconia substrates against different antagonist materials. International Journal of Esthetic Dentistry, 2015; 10: 468-485.
  • Bittermann G, Thönissen P, Poxleitner P, Zimmerer R, Vach K, Metzger MC: Microvascular transplants in head and neck reconstruction: 3D evaluation of volume loss. J Cranio Maxill Surg, 2015; 43: 1319-1324. : doi:10.1016/j.jcms.2015.06.013
  • Bittermann G, Voss P, Duttenhoefer F, Zimmerer R, Vach K, Metzger MC: The validity of surgical clips as radiographic markers for the tumour resection cavity in head and neck cancer treatment. J Cranio Maxill Surg, 2015; 43: 758-762. :
  • Ermer MA, Kirsch K, Bittermann G, Fretwurst T, Vach K, Metzger MC: Recurrence rate and shift in histopathological differentiation of oral squamous cell carcinoma - A long-term retrospective study over a period of 13.5 years. J Cranio Maxill Surg, 2015; 43: 1309-1313. :
  • Frisch E, Ziebolz D, Vach K, Ratka-Krüger P: Supportive post-implant therapy: patient compliance rates and impacting factors: 3-year follow-up. J Clin Periodontol, 2014; 41: 1007-1014. :
  • Frisch E, Ziebolz D, Vach K, Ratka-Krüger P: The effect of keratinized mucosa width on peri-implant outcome under supportive postimplant therapy. Clin Implant Dent R, 2015; 17 Suppl. S1: e236-e244. :
  • Karygianni L, Ruf S, Follo M, Hellwig E, Bucher M, Anderson AC, Vach K, Al-Ahmad A: Novel Broad-Spectrum Antimicrobial Photoinactivation of In Situ Oral Biofilms by Visible Light plus Water-Filtered Infrared A. Appl Environ Microb, 2014; 80: 7324-7336. :
  • Proksch S, Bittermann G, Vach K, Nitschke R, Tomakidi P, Hellwig E: hMSC-Derived VEGF Release Triggers the Chemoattraction of Alveolar Osteoblasts. Stem Cells, 2015; 33: 3114-3124. :
  • Proksch S, Steinberg T, Vach K, Hellwig E, Tomakidi P: Shaping oral cell plasticity to osteogenic differentiation by human mesenchymal stem cell coculture. Cell Tissue Res, 2014; 356: 159-170.
  • Proksch S, Strobel SL, Vach K, Abouassi T, Tomakidi P, Ratka-Krüger P, Hellwig E: Melatonin as a candidate therapeutic drug for protecting bone cells from chlorhexidine-induced damage. J Periodontol, 2014; 85: e379-e389. :
  • Selz CF, Bogler J, Vach K, Strub JR, Guess PC: Veneered anatomically designed zirconia FDPs resulting from digital intraoral scans: Preliminary results of a prospective clinical study. J Dent, 2015; 43: 1428-1435. :
  • Selz CF, Strub JR, Vach K, Guess PC: Long-term performance of posterior InCeram Alumina crowns cemented with different luting agents: a prospective, randomized clinical split-mouth study over 5 years. Clin Oral Invest, 2014; 18: 1695-1703. :
  • Spies BC, Balmer M, Patzelt SBM, Vach K, Kohal RJ: Clinical and Patient-reported Outcomes of a Zirconia Oral Implant: Three-year Results of a Prospective Cohort Investigation. J Dent Res, 2015; 94: 1385-1391. :
  • Tchorz JP, Brandl M, Ganter PA, Karygianni L, Polydorou O, Vach K, Hellwig E, Altenburger MJ: Pre-clinical endodontic training with artificial instead of extracted human teeth: does the type of exercise have an influence on clinical endodontic outcomes? Int Endod J, 2015; 48: 888-893. :
  • Vach K, Sauerbrei W, Schumacher M: Variable selection and shrinkage: comparison of some approaches. Stat Neerl, 2001; 55: 53-75.
  • Walter MH, Marré B, Vach K, Strub J, Mundt T, Stark H, Pospiech P, Wöstmann B, Heydecke G, Kern M, Hartmann S, Luthardt R, Huppertz J, Wolfart S, Hannak W: Management of shortened dental arches and periodontal health: 5-year results of a randomised trial. J Oral Rehabil, 2014; 41: 515-522. :