Research Report for the year 2018

Scientific publications

Journal Articles:
  • Adánez MH, Brezavšček M, Vach K, Fonseca M, Att W: Clinical and Radiographic Evaluation of Short Implants Placed in the Posterior Mandible: A 1-Year Pilot Split-Mouth Study. J Oral Implantol, 2018; 44 (4): 250-259. :
  • Al-Ahmad A, Muzafferiy F, Anderson AC, Wölber JP, Ratka-Krüger P, Fretwurst T, Nelson K, Vach K, Hellwig E: Shift of microbial composition of peri-implantitis-associated oral biofilm as revealed by 16S rRNA gene cloning. J Med Microbiol, 2018; 67: 332-340. :
  • Anderson AC, Andisha H, Hellwig E, Jonas D, Vach K, Al-Ahmad A: Antibiotic Resistance Genes and Antibiotic Susceptibility of Oral Enterococcus faecalis Isolates Compared to Isolates from Hospitalized Patients and Food. Adv Exp Med Biol, 2018; 1057: 47-62. :
  • Balmer M, Spies BC, Vach K, Kohal RJ, Hammerle CHF, Jung RE: Three-year analysis of zirconia implants used for single-tooth replacement and three-unit fixed dental prostheses: A prospective multicenter study. Clin Oral Implan Res, 2018; 29 (3): 290-299. :
  • Flügge T, van der Meer WJ, Gonzalez BG, Vach K, Wismeijer D, Wang P: The accuracy of different dental impression techniques for implant-supported dental prostheses: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Clin Oral Implan Res, 2018; 29 Suppl. 16: 374-392. :
  • Hickl J, Argyropoulou A, Sakavitsi ME, Halabalaki M, Al-Ahmad A, Hellwig E, Aligiannis N, Skaltsounis AL, Wittmer A, Vach K, Karygianni L: Mediterranean herb extracts inhibit microbial growth of representative oral microorganisms and biofilm formation of Streptococcus mutans. Plos One, 2018; 13 (12) (online): e0207574-e0207574. :
  • Kruse AB, Kuerschner AC, Kunze M, Woelber JP, Al-Ahmad A, Wittmer A, Vach K, Ratka-Krueger P: Association between high risk for preterm birth and changes in gingiva parameters during pregnancy-a prospective cohort study. Clin Oral Invest, 2018; 22: 1263-1271. :
  • Pieralli S, Kohal RJ, Rabel K, von Stein-Lausnitz M, Vach K, Spies BC: Clinical outcomes of partial and full-arch all-ceramic implant-supported fixed dental prostheses. A systematic review and meta-analysis. Clin Oral Implan Res, 2018; 29 Suppl. 18: 224-236. :
  • Polydorou O, Scheitza S, Spraul M, Vach K, Hellwig E: The effect of long-term use of tooth bleaching products on the human enamel surface. Odontology, 2018; 106: 64-72. :
  • Proksch S, Brossart J, Vach K, Hellwig E, Altenburger MJ, Karygianni L: Evaluation of the bioactivity of fluoride-enriched mineral trioxide aggregate on osteoblasts. Int Endod J, 2018; 51: 912-923. :
  • Rabel K, Spies BC, Pieralli S, Vach K, Kohal RJ: The clinical performance of all-ceramic implant-supported single crowns: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Clin Oral Implan Res, 2018; 29 Suppl. 18: 196-223. :
  • Spies BC, Bateli M, Ben Rahal G, Christmann M, Vach K, Kohal RJ: Does Oral Implant Design Affect Marginal Bone Loss? Results of a Parallel-Group Randomized Controlled Equivalence Trial. Biomed Res Int, 2018; 2018 (online): 8436437. :
  • Spies BC, Witkowski S, Vach K, Kohal RJ: Clinical and patient-reported outcomes of zirconia-based implant fixed dental prostheses: Results of a prospective case series 5 years after implant placement. Clin Oral Implan Res, 2018; 29: 91-99. :
  • Spitznagel FA, Scholz KJ, Strub JR, Vach K, Gierthmuehlen PC: Polymer-infiltrated ceramic CAD/CAM inlays and partial coverage restorations: 3-year results of a prospective clinical study over 5 years. Clin Oral Invest, 2018; 22: 1973-1983. :
  • Vlachojannis C, Chrubasik-Hausmann S, Hellwig E, Vach K, Al-Ahmad A: Activity of preparations from Spilanthes oleracea, propolis, Nigella sativa, and black garlic on different microorganisms involved in oral diseases and on total human salivary bacteria: A pilot study. Phytother Res, 2018; 32: 1992-2001. :