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English affiliation: UNIPRO – Oral Pathology and Rehabilitation Research Unit, University Institute of Health Sciences (IUCS-CESPU), 4585-116 Gandra, Portugal.
Portuguese affiliation: UNIPRO – Unidade de Investigação em Patologia e Reabilitação Oral, Instituto Universitário de Ciências da Saúde (IUCS-CESPU), 4585-116 Gandra, Portugal.


Bessa MJ, Sarmento B, Oliveira M, Rodrigues F. In vitro data for fire pollutants: contribution of studies using human cell models towards firefighters' occupational. J Toxicol Environ Health B Crit Rev. 2023 Mar 8:1-18. doi: 10.1080/10937404.2023.2187909

Sousa-Santos S, Silva AS, Sousa-Santos P, Vale T, Mendes JM. The Influence of Saliva pH on the Fracture Resistance of Two Types of Implant-Supported Bis-Acrylic Resin Provisional Crowns-An In Vitro Study. J Funct Biomater. 2023 Jan 21;14(2):62. doi: 10.3390/jfb14020062

Marcelino V, De Rovere S, Paço M, Gonçalves M, Marcelino S, Guimarães AS, Pinho T. Masticatory Function in Individuals with Temporomandibular Disorders: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Life (Basel). 2023 Feb 8;13(2):472. doi: 10.3390/life13020472

Bousbaa H. Novel Anticancer Strategies II. Pharmaceutics. 2023 Feb 10;15(2):605. doi: 10.3390/pharmaceutics1502060

Monteiro A, Delgado L, Monteiro L, Pires I, Prada J, Raposo T. Immunohistochemical Expression of Tensin-4/CTEN in Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Dogs. Vet Sci. 2023 Jan 24;10(2):86. doi: 10.3390/vetsci10020086

Vieira, S.F.; Gonçalves, S.M.; Gonçalves, V.M.F.; Llaguno, C.P.; Macías, F.; Tiritan, M.E.; Cunha, C.; Carvalho, A.; Reis, R.L.; Ferreira, H.; Neves, N.M. Echinacea purpurea Fractions Represent Promising Plant-Based Anti-Inflammatory Formulations. Antioxidants 2023, 12, 425.

Delgado L, Brilhante-Simões P, Prada J, Monteiro L. Oral Pathology in Portuguese Dogs: An Eight-Year Biopsy-Based Retrospective Study. J Vet Dent. 2023 Mar;40(1):28-37. doi: 10.1177/08987564221098107

Relvas M, Silvestre R, Gonçalves M, Cabral C, Mendes-Frias A, Monteiro L, Viana da Costa A. Analysis of Salivary Levels of IL-1β, IL17A, OPG and RANK-L in Periodontitis Using the 2017 Classification of Periodontal Diseases-An Exploratory Observational Study. J Clin Med. 2023 Jan 28;12(3):1003. doi: 10.3390/jcm12031003

Costa R, Ríos-Carrasco B, Monteiro L, López-Jarana P, Carneiro F, Relvas M. Association between Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus and Periodontal Diseases. J Clin Med. 2023 Feb 1;12(3):1147. doi: 10.3390/jcm12031147

Costa AR, Gonçalves VMF, Castro BB, Carrola JS, Langa I, Pereira A, Carvalho AR, Tiritan ME, Ribeiro C. Toxicity of the 3,4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine and Its Enantiomers to Daphnia magna after Isolation by Semipreparative Chromatography. Molecules. 2023 Feb 2;28(3):1457. doi: 10.3390/molecules28031457


Teixeira A, Ribeiro C, Gaio R, Torres T, Magina S, Pereira T, Teixeira M,Rocha JC, Lobo JMS, Almeida IF, Vidal DG, Pedrosa E Sousa HF, Dinis MAP, Almeida V. Influence of psoriasis lesions' location and severity on psychosocialdisability and psychopathology. Observational study and psychometric validationof the SAPASI Portuguese version. J Psychosom Res. 2022 Mar;154:110714. doi:10.1016/j.jpsychores.2021.110714

Santos, M.A.; Muinelo-Lorenzo, J.; Fernández-Alonso, A.; Cruz-Landeira, A.; Aroso, C.; Suárez-Cunqueiro, M.M. Age Estimation Using Maxillary Central Incisor Analysis on Cone Beam Computed Tomography Human Images. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2022, 19, 13370.

Gupta R, Mariano LC, Singh S, Gupta S. Highly active antiretroviral therapy(HAART) and outcome of cervical lesions and high-risk HPV in women living withHIV (WLHIV): A systematic review and meta-analysis. Eur J Obstet Gynecol ReprodBiol. 2022 Nov;278:153-158. doi: 10.1016/j.ejogrb.2022.09.031.

García-Escobar, T.M.; Valdivia-Gandur, I.; Astudillo-Rozas, W.; Aceituno-Antezana, O.; Yamadala, B.; Lozano de Luaces, V.; Chimenos-Küstner, E.; Manzanares-Céspedes, M.C. Moderate and Severe Dental Fluorosis in the Rural Population of Anantapur, India: Change in Their Biological Susceptibility? Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2022, 19, 11293.

Calheiros-Lobo MJ, Carbas R, da Silva LFM, Pinho T. Impact of in vitrofindings on clinical protocols for the adhesion of CAD-CAM blocks: A systematicintegrative review and meta-analysis. J Prosthet Dent. 2022 Dec19:S0022-3913(22)00551-0. doi: 10.1016/j.prosdent.2022.08.024.

Astudillo-Rozas W, Valdivia-Gandur I, Vasquez AV, Aceituno-Antezana O, Vasquez-Salinas M, Guerra CL, Manzanares-Céspedes MC. Declarative knowledge inoral health: The case of the term 'centric occlusion'. Eur J Dent Educ. 2022 Dec9. doi: 10.1111/eje.12881.

Delgado, L.; Monteiro, L.; Silva, P.; Bousbaa, H.; Garcez, F.; Silva, J.; Brilhante-Simões, P.; Pires, I.; Prada, J. BUBR1 as a Prognostic Biomarker in Canine Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma. Animals 2022, 12, 3082.

Eccles, K., Carey, B., Cook, R., Escudier, M., Diniz-Freitas, M., Limeres-Posse, J., Monteiro, L., Silva, L., Fricain, J.-C., Catros, S., Lodi, G., Lombardi, N., Brailo, V., Brzak, B. L., Ariyaratnam, R., & Albuquerque, R. (2022). Oral potentially malignant disorders: advice on management in primary care. J Oral Med Oral Surg, 28(3), 36.

Silva, P.M.A.; Bousbaa, H. BUB3, beyond the Simple Role of Partner. Pharmaceutics 2022, 14, 1084.

Azevedo-Silva J, Tavares-Valente D, Almeida A, Queirós O, Baltazar F, Ko YH, Pedersen PL, Preto A, Casal M. Cytoskeleton disruption by the metabolic inhibitor 3-bromopyruvate: implications in cancer therapy. Med Oncol. 2022 Jun 18;39(9):121. doi: 10.1007/s12032-022-01712-0

Gimondi S, Guimarães CF, Vieira SF, Gonçalves VMF, Tiritan ME, Reis RL, Ferreira H, Neves NM. Microfluidic mixing system for precise PLGA-PEG nanoparticles size control. Nanomedicine. 2022 Feb;40:102482. doi: 10.1016/j.nano.2021.102482.

Hajjar, S., Melo-Ferraz, A., Carvalho, O. et al. An integrative review on the tooth root canal disinfection by combining laser-assisted approaches and antimicrobial solutions. Laser Dent Sci 6, 133–151 (2022).

Vinhas, A.S.; Aroso, C.; Salazar, F.; Relvas, M.; Braga, A.C.; Ríos-Carrasco, B.; Gil, J.; Rios-Santos, J.V.; Fernández-Palacín, A.; Herrero-Climent, M. In Vitro Study of Preload Loss in Different Implant Abutment Connection Designs. Materials 2022, 15, 1392.

Vilas-Boas C, Gonçalves V, Marco P, Sousa E, Pinto M, Silva ER, Tiritan ME, Correia-da-Silva M. Quantification of a Sulfated Marine-Inspired Antifouling Compound in Several Aqueous Matrices: Biodegradation Studies and Leaching Assays from Polydimethylsiloxane Coatings. Mar Drugs. 2022 Aug 25;20(9):548. doi: 10.3390/md20090548. 

Vieira SF, Gonçalves VMF, Llaguno CP, Macías F, Tiritan ME, Reis RL, Ferreira H, Neves NM. On the Bioactivity of Echinacea purpurea Extracts to Modulate the Production of Inflammatory Mediators. Int J Mol Sci. 2022 Nov 6;23(21):13616. doi: 10.3390/ijms232113616. 

Silva, P., Nascimento, A., Martinho, O., Reis, R., & Bousbaa, H. . (2022). Targeting BUB3 in combination with paclitaxel inhibits proliferation of glioblastoma cells by enhancing cellular senescence. Scientific Letters, 1(1), 1.

Serra-Negra, Junia Maria; Paiva, Saul; Baptista, Ana Sofia; Cruz, Alex Junio; Pinho, Teresa; Abreu, Mauro Henrique. "Cyberchondria and Associated Factors Among Brazilian and Portuguese Dentists". Acta Odontológica Latinoamericana 35 1 (2022): 45-50.

Relvas M, López-Jarana P, Monteiro L, Pacheco JJ, Braga AC, Salazar F. Study of Prevalence, Severity and Risk Factors of Periodontal Disease in a Portuguese Population. J Clin Med. 2022 Jun 28;11(13):3728. doi: 10.3390/jcm11133728.

Pinto B, Novais P, Henriques AC, Carvalho-Tavares J, Silva PMA, Bousbaa H. Navitoclax Enhances the Therapeutic Effects of PLK1 Targeting on Lung Cancer Cells in 2D and 3D Culture Systems. Pharmaceutics. 2022 Jun 6;14(6):1209. doi: 10.3390/pharmaceutics14061209. 

Pinto, B., Pacheco, C., Silva, P., Carvalho-Tavares , J., Sarmento, B., & Bousbaa, H. (2022). Nanomedicine internalization and penetration: why should we use spheroids?. Scientific Letters, 1(1), 3.

Pinho T, Rocha D, Ribeiro S, Monteiro F, Pascoal S, Azevedo R. Interceptive Treatment with Invisalign® First in Moderate and Severe Cases: A Case Series. Children (Basel). 2022 Aug 5;9(8):1176. doi: 10.3390/children9081176.

Olival A, Vieira SF, Gonçalves VMF, Cunha C, Tiritan ME, Carvalho A, Reis RL, Ferreira H, Neves NM. Erythrocyte-derived liposomes for the treatment of inflammatory diseases. J Drug Target. 2022 Sep;30(8):873-883. doi: 10.1080/1061186X.2022.2066107. 

Novais, M.; Silva, A.S.; Mendes, J.; Barreiros, P.; Aroso, C.; Mendes, J.M. Fracture Resistance of CAD/CAM Implant-Supported 3Y-TZP-Zirconia Cantilevers: An In Vitro Study. Materials 2022, 15, 6638

Murthy V, Mylonas P, Carey B, Yogarajah S, Farnell D, Addison O, Cook R, Escudier M, Diniz-Freitas M, Limeres J, Monteiro L, Silva L, Fricain JC, Catros S, Fenelon M, Lodi G, Lombardi N, Brailo V, Ariyaratnam R, López-López J, Albuquerque R. Malignant Transformation Rate of Oral Submucous Fibrosis: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. J Clin Med. 2022 Mar 24;11(7):1793. doi: 10.3390/jcm11071793. 

Monteiro L, Mariano LC, Warnakulasuriya S. Podoplanin could be a predictive biomarker of the risk of patients with oral leukoplakia to develop oral cancer: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Oral Dis. 2022 Sep 14. doi: 10.1111/odi.14378.

Monteiro L, do Amaral B, Delgado L, Garcês F, Salazar F, Pacheco JJ, Lopes C, Warnakulasuriya S. Podoplanin Expression Independently and Jointly with Oral Epithelial Dysplasia Grade Acts as a Potential Biomarker of Malignant Transformation in Oral Leukoplakia. Biomolecules. 2022 Apr 19;12(5):606. doi: 10.3390/biom12050606.

Monteiro L, Delgado L, Amaral B, Ricardo S, Fraga M, Lopes C, Warnakulasuriya S. Occludin and claudin-1 are potential prognostic biomarkers in patients with oral squamous cell carcinomas: An observational study. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol. 2022 Nov;134(5):588-598. doi: 10.1016/j.oooo.2022.06.011. 

Monteiro L, Carey B, Diniz-Freitas M, Lombardi N, Cook R, Fricain JC, Brailo V, Limeres J, Varoni E, Fenelon M, Vidović Juras D, Silva L, Escudier M, Murthy V, Warnakulasuriya S, Albuquerque R, Lodi G. Terminology on oral potentially malignant disorders in European languages: An appraisal. Oral Dis. 2022 Oct 14. doi: 10.1111/odi.14405. 

Mendes, J.; Mendes, J.M.; Barreiros, P.; Aroso, C.; Silva, A.S. Retention Capacity of Original Denture Adhesives and White Brands for Conventional Complete Dentures: An In Vitro Study. Polymers 2022, 14, 1749.

Marcelino V, Paço M, Dias A, Almeida V, Rocha JC, Azevedo R, Alves-Ferreira M, Lemos C, Pinho T. The Role of Pain Inflexibility and Acceptance among Headache and Temporomandibular Disorders Patients. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2022 Jun 29;19(13):7974. doi: 10.3390/ijerph19137974.

Lopes-Rocha L, Hernandez C, Gonçalves V, Pinho T, Tiritan ME. Analytical Methods for Determination of BPA Released from Dental Resin Composites and Related Materials: A Systematic Review. Crit Rev Anal Chem. 2022 Jul 1:1-16. doi: 10.1080/10408347.2022.2093097. 

Lopes-Rocha L, Rocha D, Pinho T. A Multidisciplinary Approach to Maxillary Lateral Incisor Agenesis (MLIA): A Case Report. Oper Dent. 2022 Jul 1;47(4):367b-374. doi: 10.2341/21-069-S. 

Lopes-Rocha L; Garcez, J; Tiritan, M.E; da Silva, L.F.M; Pinho, T. "Maxillary lateral incisor agenesis and microdontia: Minimally invasive symmetric and asymmetric esthetic rehabilitation". Revista Portuguesa de Estomatologia, Medicina Dentaria e Cirurgia Maxilofacialthis 63 (2022)

Jagatiya Y, Yogarajah S, Monteiro L, Carey B, and Albuquerque R. Hereditary Angioedema Type I Triggered by Dental Treatment: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. Dental Update 2022 49:1, 57-62.

Gupta R, Mariano LC, Nethan ST, Kedar A, Sinha DN, Warnakulasuriya S, Monteiro L, Sharma S, Gupta S, Singh S, Straif K. Risk Reversal of Oral, Pharyngeal and Oesophageal Cancers after Cessation of Betel Quid Users: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Ann Glob Health. 2022 Jan 11;88(1):5. doi: 10.5334/aogh.3643. 

Guedes, M.; Gonçalves, V.M.F.; Tiritan, M.E.; Reis, R.L.; Ferreira, H.; Neves, N.M. Aqueous Extracts of Fish Roe as a Source of Several Bioactive Compounds. Separations 2022, 9, 210.

Delgado L, Brilhante-Simões P, Prada J, Monteiro L. Oral Pathology in Portuguese Dogs: An Eight-Year Biopsy-Based Retrospective Study. J Vet Dent. 2022 May 11:8987564221098107. doi: 10.1177/08987564221098107.

Delgado L, Brilhante-Simões P, Garcez F, Monteiro L, Pires I, Prada J. p-S6 as a Prognostic Biomarker in Canine Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma. Biomolecules. 2022 Jul 4;12(7):935. doi: 10.3390/biom12070935. 

Cunha, A.; Rocha, A.C.; Barbosa, F.; Baião, A.; Silva, P.; Sarmento, B.; Queirós, O. Glycolytic Inhibitors Potentiated the Activity of Paclitaxel and Their Nanoencapsulation Increased Their Delivery in a Lung Cancer Model. Pharmaceutics 2022, 14, 2021.

Cruz D, Monteiro F, Paço M, Vaz-Silva M, Lemos C, Alves-Ferreira M, Pinho T. Genetic overlap between temporomandibular disorders and primary headaches: A systematic review. Jpn Dent Sci Rev. 2022 Nov;58:69-88. doi: 10.1016/j.jdsr.2022.02.002.

Costa V, Silva AS, Costa R, Barreiros P, Mendes J, Mendes JM. In Vitro Comparison of Three Intraoral Scanners for Implant-Supported Dental Prostheses. Dent J (Basel). 2022 Jun 15;10(6):112. doi: 10.3390/dj10060112. 

Calheiros-Lobo MJ, Costa F, Pinho T. Infraocclusion level and root resorption of the primary molar in second premolar agenesis: A retrospective cross-sectional study in the Portuguese population. Dent Med Probl. 2022;59(2):195–207. 

Brailo V, Freitas MD, Posse JL, et al. Oral potentially malignant disorders - An assessment of knowledge and attitude to future education in undergraduate dental students. European Journal of Dental Education : Official Journal of the Association for Dental Education in Europe. 2022 Aug. DOI: 10.1111/eje.12849. 

Baptista AS, Cruz AJS, Pinho T, Abreu MH, Pordeus IA, Serra-Negra JM. Factors associated with dentists' search for oral health information during the COVID-19 pandemic. Braz Oral Res. 2022 Apr 15;36:e052. doi: 10.1590/1807-3107bor-2022.vol36.0052.

Mariano LC, Warnakulasuriya S, Straif K, et alSecondhand smoke exposure and oral cancer risk: a systematic review and meta-analysisTobacco Control 2022;31:597-607.


Pedido Internacional N.º: PCT/IB2021/060563

Título: Composição de criopreservação de amostras biológicas para PCR.




Domingues, R.; Bondar, M.; Palolo, I.; Queirós, O.; de Almeida, C.D.; Cesário, M.T. Xylose Metabolism in Bacteria—Opportunities and Challenges towards Efficient Lignocellulosic Biomass-Based Biorefineries. Appl. Sci. 2021, 11, 8112.

Barbosa, J.; Faria, J.; Garcez, F.; Leal, S.; Afonso, L.P.; Nascimento, A.V.; Moreira, R.; Pereira, F.C.; Queirós, O.; Carvalho, F.; Dinis-Oliveira, R.J. Repeated Administration of Clinically Relevant Doses of the Prescription Opioids Tramadol and Tapentadol Causes Lung, Cardiac, and Brain Toxicity in Wistar Rats. Pharmaceuticals 2021, 14, 97.

Tavares-Valente, D.; Sousa, B.; Schmitt, F.; Baltazar, F.; Queirós, O. Disruption of pH Dynamics Suppresses Proliferation and Potentiates Doxorubicin Cytotoxicity in Breast Cancer Cells. Pharmaceutics 2021, 13, 242.

Suarez-Tuero, C.; Campoy Ferrer, M.; González, L.; Pinho, T. "Evaluacion estética del tratamiento de casos con agenesia de incisivos laterales superiores; cierre versus apertura de espacios". Sociedad Española de Ortodoncia y Ortopedia Dentofacial 59 1 (2021): 140-156

Sousa A, Ribeiro C, Gonçalves VMF, Barbosa J, Peixoto B, Andrade A, Silva P, Andrade JP, Leal S. Development and validation of a liquid chromatography method using UV/fluorescence detection for the quantitative determination of metabolites of the kynurenine pathway in human urine: Application to patients with heart failure. J Pharm Biomed Anal. 2021 May 10;198:113997. doi: 10.1016/j.jpba.2021.113997. 

Silva AS, Mendes JM, Araújo T, Aroso C, Barreiros P. Comparison of Mechanical Resistance to Maximal Torsion Stress in Original and Nonoriginal or Compatible Prosthetic Implant Screws: An In Vitro Study. Int J Dent. 2021 Dec 2;2021:5133556. doi: 10.1155/2021/5133556

Relvas M, López-Jarana P, Vinhas AS, Pacheco JJ, Barbas Amaral JM, Salazar F. Association of Porphyromonsas Gingivalis, a Major Periodontopathic Bacteria, in Patients with Alzheimer’s Disease. Int J Oral Dent Health 2021; 7:131. doi: 10.23937/2469-5734/1510131

Pérez-Pereira, A.; Maia, A.; Gonçalves, V.; Ribeiro, C.; Tiritan, M.E. Enantioselective Monitoring of Biodegradation of Ketamine and Its Metabolite Norketamine by Liquid Chromatography. Chemosensors 2021, 9, 242.

Pinho, T.; Rocha, D.. "Controlo vertical y periodontal con Clear Aligners en una Mordida abierta dentoalveolar recidivante pos extracción de premolares.". Sociedad Española de Ortodoncia 1 1 (2021): 65-77.

Melo-Ferraz A, Coelho C, Miller P, Criado MB, Monteiro MC. Platelet activation and antimicrobial activity of L-PRF: a preliminary study. Mol Biol Rep. 2021 May;48(5):4573-4580. doi: 10.1007/s11033-021-06487-7.

Farias, A. L. V.; Limoeiro, A. G. da S. .; Ferraz, A. M.; Nascimento, W. M.; Fernandes, V.; Bueno, C. E. da S.; Martin, A. S. D.; Miller, P. Efficacy of Reciproc Blue and ProDesign R reciprocating files in the removal of filling material: An integrative literature review. Research, Society and Development, [S. l.], v. 10, n. 6, p. e4010615443, 2021.

Cruz C, Pedro AQ, Carvalho J, Santos T, Talhada D, Paiva A, Queiroz JA, Andrade M, Pinto M, Montenegro L, Delgado L, Pereira P. Nucleolin as a potential biomarker for canine malignant neoplasia. Res Vet Sci. 2021 Mar;135:297-303. doi: 10.1016/j.rvsc.2020.10.004. 

Barreiros P, Braga J, Faria-Almeida R, Coelho C, Teughels W, Souza JCM. Remnant oral biofilm and microorganisms after autoclaving sterilization of retrieved healing abutments. J Periodontal Res. 2021 Apr;56(2):415-422. doi: 10.1111/jre.12834. 

Aspesi F, López-Jarana P, Monteiro L, Filomena Salazar, Vinhas AS and M Relvas. Effectiveness of Non-Surgical and Surgical Periodontal Therapy in Lowering HbA1c in Diabetic Patients. J Oral Dent Health 2021: 5(4): 90-100.

Faria, M., Guedes, A., Rompante, P., Carvalho, O., Silva, F., Henriques, B., Özcan, M., Souza, J.C.M. Wear Pathways of Tooth Occlusal Fissure Sealants: An Integrative Review. Biotribology Volume 27, September 2021, 100190.

Faria, M., Rompante, P., Henriques, B. et al. Degradation of Tooth Occlusal Fissure and Pit Sealants by Wear and Corrosion Pathways: A Short Review. J Bio Tribo Corros 7, 111 (2021).

Ferreira, I.C., Faria, M., Torres, O. et al. Damage of Dental Amalgam and Resin-Matrix Composite Surfaces After Exposure to Bleaching Agents: An Integrative Review. J Bio Tribo Corros 7, 118 (2021).

Warnakulasuriya, Saman, Omar Kujan, José M. Aguirre-Urizar, José V. Bagan, Miguel Ángel González-Moles, Alexander R. Kerr, Giovanni Lodi, et al. 2021. “Oral Potentially Malignant Disorders: A Consensus Report from an International Seminar on Nomenclature and Classification, Convened by the WHO Collaborating Centre for Oral Cancer.” Oral Diseases 27 (8): 1862–80.

Silva, António Sérgio, Diva Martins, Juliana de Sá, and José Manuel Mendes. 2021. “Clinical Evaluation of the Implant Survival Rate in Patients Subjected to Immediate Implant Loading Protocols.” Dental and Medical Problems 58 (1): 61–68.

Silva, António Sérgio, Aurora Carvalho, Pedro Barreiros, Juliana de Sá, Carlos Aroso, and José Manuel Mendes. 2021. “Comparison of Fracture Resistance in Thermal and Self-Curing Acrylic Resins—An In Vitro Study.” Polymers 13 (8): 1234.

Santo, Elodine, Teresa Pinho, Alexandra Teixeira, and Daniel Perez-Mongiovi. 2021. “Use of Intraoral Three-Dimensional Images for the Identification of Dental Morphological Traits Related to Ancestry Estimation.” Journal of Forensic Science and Medicine 7 (2): 70–73.

Relvas, M., A. Regueira-Iglesias, C. Balsa-Castro, F. Salazar, J. J. Pacheco, C. Cabral, C. Henriques, and I. Tomás. 2021. “Relationship between Dental and Periodontal Health Status and the Salivary Microbiome: Bacterial Diversity, Co-Occurrence Networks and Predictive Models.” Scientific Reports 11 (1).

Pinho, Teresa, and Mariana Santos. 2021. “Skeletal Open Bite Treated with Clear Aligners and Miniscrews.” American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics 159 (2): 224–33.

Pinho, Teresa. 2021. “Author’s Response.” American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics 160 (4): 491–92.

Pinho, Teresa. 2021. “Author’s Response.” American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics 160 (2): 165–66.

Pinho, Teresa. 2021a. “Author’s Response.” American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics 160 (2): 167–68.

Phyo, Ye’ Zaw, Joana Teixeira, Ricardo Gonçalves, Andreia Palmeira, Maria Elizabeth Tiritan, Hassan Bousbaa, Madalena M.M. Pinto, Carla Fernandes, and Anake Kijjoa. 2021. “Chiral Derivatives of Xanthones and Benzophenones: Synthesis, Enantioseparation, Molecular Docking, and Tumor Cell Growth Inhibition Studies.” Chirality 33 (4): 153–66.

Paço, Maria, José Alberto Duarte, and Teresa Pinho. 2021. “Orthodontic Treatment and Craniocervical Posture in Patients with Temporomandibular Disorders: An Observational Study.” International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 18 (6).

Nunes, Mariana, Patrícia M. A. Silva, Ricardo Coelho, Carla Pinto, Albina Resende, Hassan Bousbaa, Gabriela M. Almeida, and Sara Ricardo. 2021. “Generation of Two Paclitaxel-Resistant High-Grade Serous Carcinoma Cell Lines With Increased Expression of P-Glycoprotein.” Frontiers in Oncology 11 (October).

Novais, Pedro, Patrícia M.A. Silva, Isabel Amorim, and Hassan Bousbaa. 2021. “Second-Generation Antimitotics in Cancer Clinical Trials.” Pharmaceutics 13 (7).

Monteiro, Luis, Catarina Vasconcelos, José Júlio Pacheco, and Filomena Salazar. 2021. “Photobiomodulation Laser Therapy in a Lenvatinib-Related Osteonecrosis of the Jaw: A Case Report.” Journal of Clinical and Experimental Dentistry 13 (6): 626–29.

Monteiro, Luis, Catarina Santiago, Barbas Do Amaral, Azza Al-Mossallami, Rui Albuquerque, and Carlos Lopes. 2021. “An Observational Retrospective Study of Odontogenic Cyst´s and Tumours over an 18-Year Period in a Portuguese Population According to the New Who Head and Neck Tumour Classification.” Medicina Oral Patologia Oral y Cirugia Bucal 26 (4): e482–93.

Monteiro, Luis, Fernanda Weber Mello, and Saman Warnakulasuriya. 2021. “Tissue Biomarkers for Predicting the Risk of Oral Cancer in Patients Diagnosed with Oral Leukoplakia: A Systematic Review.” Oral Diseases 27 (8): 1977–92.

Monteiro, L., P. Silva, L. Delgado, B. Amaral, F. Garcês, F. Salazar, JJ. Pacheco, C. Lopes, H. Bousbaa, and S. Warnakulasuriya. 2021. “Expression of Spindle Assembly Checkpoint Proteins BubR1 and Mad2 Expression as Potential Biomarkers of Malignant Transformation of Oral Leukoplakia: An Observational Cohort Study.” Medicina Oral Patología Oral y Cirugia Bucal, e719–28.

Messous, Redouane, Bruno Henriques, Hassan Bousbaa, Filipe S. Silva, Wim Teughels, and Júlio C.M. Souza. 2021. “Cytotoxic Effects of Submicron- and Nano-Scale Titanium Debris Released from Dental Implants: An Integrative Review.” Clinical Oral Investigations 25 (4): 1627–40.

Mendes, José Manuel Joana, Pedro Colaço Botelho, José Manuel Joana Mendes, Pedro Barreiros, Carlos Aroso, and António Sérgio Silva. 2021. “Comparison of Fracture Strengths of Three Provisional Prosthodontic CAD/CAM Materials: Laboratory Fatigue Tests.” Applied Sciences (Switzerland) 11 (20).

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Melo, Paulo, Américo Afonso, Luis Monteiro, Otilia Lopes, and Ricardo Castro Alves. 2021. “COVID-19 Management in Clinical Dental Care Part II: Personal Protective Equipment for the Dental Care Professional.” International Dental Journal 71 (3): 263–70.

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