Publications by authors named "Julio C M Souza"

42Publications

Remnant oral biofilm and microorganisms after autoclaving sterilization of retrieved healing abutments.

J Periodontal Res 2020 Dec 24. Epub 2020 Dec 24.

Department of Dental Sciences, University Institute of Health Sciences (IUCS), CESPU, Gandra PRD, 4585-116, Portugal.

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December 2020

In-vitro mechanical and biological evaluation of novel zirconia reinforced bioglass scaffolds for bone repair.

J Mech Behav Biomed Mater 2021 Feb 6;114:104164. Epub 2020 Nov 6.

Ceramic and Composite Materials Research Group (CERMAT), Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC), Campus Trindade, Florianópolis, SC, Brazil; Center for MicroElectroMechanical Systems (CMEMS-UMINHO), University of Minho, Campus de Azurém, 4800-058, Guimarães, Braga, Portugal; School of Dentistry (DODT), Postgraduate Program in Dentistry (PPGO), Federal University of Santa Catarina, Campus Trindade, 88040-900, Florianópolis, SC, Brazil. Electronic address:

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February 2021

Bond Strength of Metallic or Ceramic Orthodontic Brackets to Enamel, Acrylic, or Porcelain Surfaces.

Materials (Basel) 2020 Nov 17;13(22). Epub 2020 Nov 17.

Center for MicroElectromechanical Systems (CMEMS-UMINHO), University of Minho, 4800-058 Guimarães, Portugal.

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November 2020

Enhancing the bone healing on electrical stimuli through the dental implant.

Comput Methods Biomech Biomed Engin 2020 Nov 27;23(14):1041-1051. Epub 2020 Jun 27.

Department Mechanical Engineering (DEM), Center Microelectromechanical Systems (CMEMS), University of Minho, Guimarães, Portugal.

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November 2020

Advancements in temporomandibular joint total joint replacements (TMJR).

Biomed Eng Lett 2019 May 27;9(2):169-179. Epub 2019 Mar 27.

1Department of Biomedical Science, School of Medicine, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford, Rockford, IL 61107 USA.

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May 2019

Nano-scale modification of titanium implant surfaces to enhance osseointegration.

Acta Biomater 2019 08 22;94:112-131. Epub 2019 May 22.

Department of Oral Biology, College of Dentistry at UIC, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL 60612, USA.

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August 2019

Physicochemical and in-vitro biological analysis of bio-functionalized titanium samples in a protein-rich medium.

J Mech Behav Biomed Mater 2019 08 13;96:152-164. Epub 2019 Apr 13.

Department of Biomedical Science, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford, USA; Department of Bioengineering, University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), Chicago, USA. Electronic address:

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August 2019

Production and characterization of zirconia structures with a porous surface.

Mater Sci Eng C Mater Biol Appl 2019 Aug 26;101:264-273. Epub 2019 Mar 26.

Ceramic and Composite Materials Research Group (CERMAT), Federal University of Santa Catarina, Campus Trindade, 88040-900 Florianópolis, SC, Brazil; CMEMS-UMinho, University of Minho, Campus de Azurém, 4800-058 Guimarães, Portugal; School of Dentistry (DODT), Post-Graduation Program in Dentistry (PPGO), Federal University of Santa Catarina, Campus Trindade, 88040-900 Florianópolis, SC, Brazil. Electronic address:

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August 2019

Zirconia surface modifications for implant dentistry.

Mater Sci Eng C Mater Biol Appl 2019 May 16;98:1294-1305. Epub 2019 Jan 16.

Ceramic and Composite Materials Research Group (CERMAT), Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC), Campus Trindade, 88040-900, Florianópolis, SC, Brazil; CMEMS-UMinho, University of Minho, Campus de Azurém, 4800-058 Guimarães, Portugal. Electronic address:

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May 2019

Finite element analysis of peri-implant bone volume affected by stresses around Morse taper implants: effects of implant positioning to the bone crest.

Comput Methods Biomech Biomed Engin 2018 Sep;21(12):655-662

c Center for Microelectromechanical Systems (CMEMS-UMinho) , University of Minho , Guimarães , Portugal.

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September 2018

Damping and mechanical behavior of metal-ceramic composites applied to novel dental restorative systems.

J Mech Behav Biomed Mater 2019 02 1;90:239-247. Epub 2018 Oct 1.

Center for Micro-Electro Mechanical Systems (CMEMS-UMinho), University of Minho, Campus de Azurém, 4800-058 Guimarães, Portugal; School of Dentistry (DODT), Postgraduate Program in Dentistry (PPGO), Federal University of Santa Catarina, Campus Trindade, 88040-900 Florianópolis, SC, Brazil; Ceramic and Composite Materials Research Group (CERMAT), Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC), Campus Trindade, Florianópolis, SC, Brazil. Electronic address:

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February 2019

Surface damage of dental implant systems and ions release after exposure to fluoride and hydrogen peroxide.

J Periodontal Res 2019 Feb 22;54(1):46-52. Epub 2018 Oct 22.

Center for Microelectromechanical Systems (CMEMS-UMINHO), University of Minho, Guimarães, Portugal.

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February 2019

Mechanical integrity of cement- and screw-retained zirconium-lithium silicate glass-ceramic crowns to Morse taper implants.

J Prosthet Dent 2018 Nov 7;120(5):721-731. Epub 2018 Aug 7.

Researcher, Center for MicroElectroMechanical Systems (CMEMS-UMINHO), University of Minho, Guimarães, Portugal. Electronic address:

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November 2018

Custom-made root-analogue zirconia implants: A scoping review on mechanical and biological benefits.

J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater 2018 11 2;106(8):2888-2900. Epub 2018 Aug 2.

Center for Microelectromechanical Systems (CMEMS-UMinho), University of Minho, Campus Azurém, Guimarães, Portugal.

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November 2018

Injectable platelet rich fibrin: cell content, morphological, and protein characterization.

Clin Oral Investig 2019 Mar 12;23(3):1309-1318. Epub 2018 Jul 12.

Post-graduate program in Public Health, Department of Biophysics and Pharmacology, Federal University of Rio Grande Norte (UFRN), Natal, RN, 59072-970, Brazil.

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March 2019

Influence of laser structuring of PEEK, PEEK-GF30 and PEEK-CF30 surfaces on the shear bond strength to a resin cement.

J Mech Behav Biomed Mater 2018 08 16;84:225-234. Epub 2018 May 16.

Ceramic and Composite Materials Research Group (CERMAT), Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC), Campus Trindade, Florianópolis, SC, Brazil.

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August 2018

Physicochemical and microscopic characterization of implant-abutment joints.

Eur J Dent 2018 Jan-Mar;12(1):100-104

Center for Microelectromechanical Systems (CMEMS-MINHO), University of Minho, Guimarães, Portugal.

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April 2018

Bioactivity of novel functionally structured titanium-ceramic composites in contact with human osteoblasts.

J Biomed Mater Res A 2018 07 2;106(7):1923-1931. Epub 2018 Apr 2.

Center for MicroElectromechanical Systems (CMEMS-UMINHO), University of Minho, Guimarães, 4800-058, Portugal.

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July 2018

Bond strength enhancement of zirconia-porcelain interfaces via Nd:YAG laser surface structuring.

J Mech Behav Biomed Mater 2018 05 27;81:161-167. Epub 2018 Feb 27.

CMEMS-UMinho, University of Minho, Campus de Azurém, 4800-058 Guimarães, Portugal.

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May 2018

Mesoporous bioactive glass embedding propolis and cranberry antibiofilm compounds.

J Biomed Mater Res A 2018 06 3;106(6):1614-1625. Epub 2018 Mar 3.

Institute of Biomaterials, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, 91058, Erlangen, Germany.

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June 2018

Systemic and local toxicity of metal debris released from hip prostheses: A review of experimental approaches.

Nanomedicine 2018 04 12;14(3):951-963. Epub 2018 Jan 12.

Regenerative Medicine and Disability Research Lab, Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford, IL, USA; Department of Orthopedics, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA; Department of Bioengineering, University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, USA. Electronic address:

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April 2018

Abutment misfit in implant-supported prostheses manufactured by casting technique: An integrative review.

Eur J Dent 2017 Oct-Dec;11(4):553-558

Center for Research on Dental Implants (CEPID), Post-graduate Program in Dentistry, School of Dentistry (ODT), Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (UFSC), Florianópolis/SC, 88040-900, Brazil.

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December 2017

On the synthesis and characterization of β-tricalcium phosphate scaffolds coated with collagen or poly (D, L-lactic acid) for alveolar bone augmentation.

Eur J Dent 2017 Oct-Dec;11(4):496-502

Department of Mechanical Engineering (EMC), Ceramic and Composite Materials Research Laboratories (CERMAT), Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC), Florianópolis, 88040-900, Santa Catarina, Brazil.

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December 2017

Influence of specimens' geometry and materials on the thermal stresses in dental restorative materials during thermal cycling.

J Dent 2018 02 1;69:41-48. Epub 2017 Sep 1.

Ceramic and Composite Materials Research Group (CERMAT), Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC), Campus Trindade, Florianópolis, SC, Brazil; CMEMS-UMinho, University of Minho, Campus de Azurém, 4800-058 Guimarães, Portugal; School of Dentistry (DODT), Post-Graduation Program in Dentistry (PPGO), Federal University of Santa Catarina, Campus Trindade, 88040-900, Florianópolis, SC, Brazil. Electronic address:

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February 2018

Physicochemical and biological assessment of PEEK composites embedding natural amorphous silica fibers for biomedical applications.

Mater Sci Eng C Mater Biol Appl 2017 Oct 8;79:354-362. Epub 2017 May 8.

Ceramic and Composite Materials Research Laboratories (CERMAT), Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC), Florianópolis/SC 88040-900, Brazil; Centre Microelectromechanical Systems (CMEMS), University of Minho, Guimarães 4800-058, Portugal; Center for Research on Dental Implants (CEPID), Postgraduate Program in Dentistry (PPGO), Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC), 88040-900, Florianópolis/SC, Brazil. Electronic address:

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October 2017

Laser surface structuring of Ti6Al4V substrates for adhesion enhancement in Ti6Al4V-PEEK joints.

Mater Sci Eng C Mater Biol Appl 2017 Oct 5;79:177-184. Epub 2017 May 5.

Center for Microelectromechanical Systems (CMEMS-UMINHO), University of Minho, Azurém, 4800-058 Guimarães,Portugal.

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October 2017

Wear of Morse taper and external hexagon implant joints after abutment removal.

J Mater Sci Mater Med 2017 May 20;28(5):65. Epub 2017 Mar 20.

Center for Research on Dental Implants (CEPID), School of Dentistry (ODT), Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC), Florianópolis, SC, 88040900, Brazil.

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May 2017

THERMAL RESIDUAL STRESSES IN BILAYERED, TRILAYERED AND GRADED DENTAL CERAMICS.

Ceram Int 2017 Mar 1;43(4):3670-3678. Epub 2016 Dec 1.

Ceramic and Composite Materials Research Group (CERMAT), Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC), Campus Trindade, Florianópolis/SC, Brazil; School of Dentistry (DODT), Post-Graduation Program in Dentistry (PPGO), Federal University of Santa Catarina, Campus Trindade, 88040-900, Florianópolis/SC, Brazil.

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March 2017

The bending stress distribution in bilayered and graded zirconia-based dental ceramics.

Ceram Int 2016 Jul 1;42(9):11025-11031. Epub 2016 Apr 1.

Ceramic and Composite Materials Research Group (CERMAT), Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC), Campus Trindade, Florianópolis/SC, Brazil; School of Dentistry (DODT), Post-Graduation Program in Dentistry (PPGO), Federal University of Santa Catarina, Campus Trindade, 88040-900, Florianópolis/SC, Brazil.

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July 2016

Influence of interlayer design on residual thermal stresses in trilayered and graded all-ceramic restorations.

Mater Sci Eng C Mater Biol Appl 2017 Feb 25;71:1037-1045. Epub 2016 Nov 25.

Ceramic and Composite Materials Research Group (CERMAT), Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC), Campus Trindade, Florianópolis/SC, Brazil.

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February 2017

Chemical, microscopic, and microbiological analysis of a functionalized poly-ether-ether-ketone-embedding antibiofilm compounds.

J Biomed Mater Res A 2016 12 5;104(12):3015-3020. Epub 2016 Aug 5.

Center for Research on Dental Implants (CEPID), School of Dentistry (ODT), Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC), Florianópolis/SC, 88040-900, Brazil.

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December 2016

Biofilm behavior on sulfonated poly(ether-ether-ketone) (sPEEK).

Mater Sci Eng C Mater Biol Appl 2017 Jan 7;70(Pt 1):456-460. Epub 2016 Sep 7.

Center for Research on Dental Implants (CEPID), School of Dentistry (ODT), Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC), Florianópolis, SC 88040-900, Brazil; Center for Microelectromechanical Systems (CMEMS), Dept. Mechanical Engineering (DEM), Campus Azurém, 4800-058 Guimarães, Portugal. Electronic address:

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January 2017

Biofilm Formation on Different Materials Used in Oral Rehabilitation.

Braz Dent J 2016 Mar-Apr;27(2):141-7

Center for Research on Dental Implants (CEPID), Post-Graduation Program in Dentistry (PPGO), School of Dentistry, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Florianópolis, SC, Brazil.

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March 2017

Effect of Zirconia and Alumina Fillers on the Microstructure and Mechanical Strength of Dental Glass Ionomer Cements.

Open Dent J 2016 15;10:58-68. Epub 2016 Mar 15.

Center for Microelectromechanical Systems (CMEMS)-Uminho, Universidade do Minho, P-4800-058, Guimarães, Portugal; Post-Graduation Program in Dentistry (PPGO), Edif. CCS, School of Dentistry, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (UFSC), 88040-900, Florianópolis/SC, Brazil; Ceramic and Composite Materials Research Group (CERMAT), Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (UFSC), Campus Trindade, Florianópolis/SC, Brazil.

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April 2016

Morse taper dental implants and platform switching: The new paradigm in oral implantology.

Eur J Dent 2016 Jan-Mar;10(1):148-154

School of Dentistry (ODT), Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC), Florianopolis/SC, 88040-900, Brazil.

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March 2016

Tribocorrosion behavior of veneering biomedical PEEK to Ti6Al4V structures.

J Mech Behav Biomed Mater 2016 Feb 18;54:123-30. Epub 2015 Sep 18.

CMEMS - Center for Microelectromechanical Systems, University of Minho, Azurém, 4800-058 Guimarães, Portugal.

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February 2016

How do titanium and Ti6Al4V corrode in fluoridated medium as found in the oral cavity? An in vitro study.

Mater Sci Eng C Mater Biol Appl 2015 Feb 20;47:384-93. Epub 2014 Nov 20.

CT2M - Centre for Mechanical and Materials Technologies, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering (DEM), Universidade do Minho, Campus Azurém, 4800-058 Guimarães, Portugal; Dept. of Physics, UNESP - Universidade Estadual Paulista, Faculdade de Ciências, 17033-360 Bauru, SP, Brazil.

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February 2015

Fracture and shear bond strength analyses of different dental veneering ceramics to zirconia.

Mater Sci Eng C Mater Biol Appl 2014 May 24;38:79-84. Epub 2014 Jan 24.

School of Dentistry (DOD), Division of Prosthodontics, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte -UFRN, 59056-000, Natal, Brazil. Electronic address:

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May 2014

Mechanical and chemical analyses across dental porcelain fused to CP titanium or Ti6Al4V.

Mater Sci Eng C Mater Biol Appl 2014 Apr 3;37:76-83. Epub 2014 Jan 3.

Dept. MTM, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, B-3001 Leuven, Belgium.

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April 2014

Corrosion behaviour of titanium in the presence of Streptococcus mutans.

J Dent 2013 Jun 9;41(6):528-34. Epub 2013 Apr 9.

Centre for Mechanical and Materials Technologies, CT2M, Universidade do Minho, P-4800-058 Guimarães, Portugal.

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June 2013

Influence of the processing route of porcelain/Ti-6Al-4V interfaces on shear bond strength.

J Mech Behav Biomed Mater 2013 Apr 16;20:327-37. Epub 2013 Feb 16.

Centre for Mechanics and Materials Technologies (CT2M), Universidade do Minho, Azurém, 4800-058 Guimarães, Portugal.

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April 2013

Detorque evaluation of dental abutment screws after immersion in a fluoridated artificial saliva solution.

J Prosthodont 2013 Jun 25;22(4):275-81. Epub 2012 Oct 25.

Division of Prosthodontics, School of Dentistry-DOD, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte, 59056-000 Natal, Brazil.

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June 2013