Analysis of the problem, definition of the experimental method, conduct of the study


Data analysis, proposal for solutions, validation of the results

Clinical Application

Standardization, definition of operative protocols​

Our team is constantly engaged in projects and research work in the field of dentistry, according to the scheme described above, and in particular on topics related to digital technologies. The results of these researches are published in high-impact scientific journals. For example:

Removable Partial Dentures with Polyetheretherketone Framework: The Influence on Residual Ridge Stability. Lo Russo L, Chochlidakis K, Caradonna G, Molinelli F, Guida L, Ercoli C.J Prosthodont. 2021 Jul 20. doi: 10.1111/jopr.13408. 

Cast-free fabrication of a digital removable partial denture with a polyetheretherketone framework.  Lo Russo L, Lo Muzio E, Troiano G, Guida L. J Prosthet Dent. 2021 Jul 1:S0022-3913(21)00317-6. doi: 10.1016/j.prosdent.2021.06.008.

Assessment of tooth displacement during the cast-free digital processing of milled dentures.  Lo Russo L, Park JM, Troiano G, Salamini A, Lo Muzio E, Guida L. J Prosthet Dent. 2021 Jun 8:S0022-3913(21)00267-5. doi: 10.1016/j.prosdent.2021.04.028

Intaglio surface trueness of milled and 3D-printed digital maxillary and mandibular dentures: A clinical study.  Lo Russo L, Guida L, Zhurakivska K, Troiano G, Chochlidakis K, Ercoli C. J Prosthet Dent. 2021 Jun 8:S0022-3913(21)00262-6. doi: 10.1016/j.prosdent.2021.05.003. 

Trueness of Intaglio Surface of Milled Digital Dentures Designed from Intraoral Scans. Lo Russo L, Troiano G, Santarelli A, Salamini A, Gallo C, Guida L. J Prosthodont. 2021 May 24. doi: 10.1111/jopr.13393.

Intraoral Scans Alignment in Single Edentulous Arch Cases. Lo Russo L, Troiano G, Salamini A, Guida L.J Prosthodont. 2020 Sep 8. doi: 10.1111/jopr.13254. 

Digital dentures: A protocol based on intraoral scans. Lo Russo L, Salamini A, Troiano G, Guida L.J Prosthet Dent. 2020 Apr 21:S0022-3913(20)30139-6.

Integrating intraoral, perioral, and facial scans into the design of digital dentures. Lo Russo L, Di Gioia C, Salamini A, Guida L. J Prosthet Dent. 2019 Jul 17. pii: S0022-3913(19)30403-2.

Intraoral scans of edentulous arches for denture design in a single procedure. Lo Russo L, Caradonna G, Salamini A, Guida L. J Prosthet Dent. 2019 May 29. pii: S0022-3913(19)30283-5

Three-dimensional differences between intraoral scans and conventional impressions of edentulous jaws: A clinical study. Lo Russo L, Caradonna G, Troiano G, Salamini A, Guida L, Ciavarella D. J Prosthet Dent. 2019 May 29. pii: S0022-3913(18)31030-8.

A single procedure for the registration of maxillo-mandibular relationships and alignment of intraoral scans of edentulous maxillary and mandibular arches. Lo Russo L, Caradonna G, Salamini A, Guida L. J Prosthodont Res. 2019 May 14. pii: S1883-1958(18)30427-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jpor.2019.04.009. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 31101518

Digital versus conventional workflow for the fabrication of multiunit fixed prostheses: A systematic review and meta-analysis of vertical marginal fit in controlled in vitro studies. Lo Russo L, Caradonna G, Biancardino M, De Lillo A, Troiano G, Guida L. J Prosthet Dent. 2019 Apr 23. pii: S0022-3913(18)30737-6. doi: 10.1016/j.prosdent.2018.12.001. [Epub ahead of print] Review. PMID:31027957

Alignment of intraoral scans and registration of maxillo-mandibular relationships for the edentulous maxillary arch. Lo Russo L, Ciavarella D, Salamini A, Guida L. J Prosthet Dent. 2019 Jan 4. pii: S0022-3913(18)30631-0. doi: 10.1016/j.prosdent.2018.06.022. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 30617035

Effects of crown movement on periodontal biotype: a digital analysis. Lo Russo L, Zhurakivska K, Montaruli G, Salamini A, Gallo C, Troiano G, Ciavarella D. Odontology. 2018 Oct;106(4):414-421. doi: 10.1007/s10266-018-0370-5. Epub 2018 Jun 12.PMID: 29948490

Single-arch digital removable complete denture: A workflow that starts from the intraoral scan.
Lo Russo L, Salamini A.
J Prosthet Dent. 2017 Nov 29. pii: S0022-3913(17)30632-7. doi: 10.1016/j.prosdent.2017.09.004. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 29195814

Removable complete digital dentures: A workflow that integrates open technologies.
Lo Russo L, Salamini A.
J Prosthet Dent. 2017 Sep 28. pii: S0022-3913(17)30484-5. doi: 10.1016/j.prosdent.2017.06.019. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 28965681