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Fidel Torres, DDS, MSD
Assistant Professor, Restorative Dentistry
School of Dentistry
Research & Grantsmanship    Funded Research Project (PI)
  • Non-Functional Immediate Teeth in Partially Edentulous Patients Using the Biohorizons Maestro Dental Implant System. ( 10/1999 - 9/2006 )
  • Scanning Electron Microscopy Analysis of Human Teeth Treated with the Er,Cr:YSGG Hydrokinetic Laser. ( 3/2003 - 7/2003 )
  • Corrosion Behavior of Sensitized Duplex Stainless Steel: In Vitro evaluation. ( 7/1996 - 12/1996 )
  Funded Research Project (CI)
  • Clinical Evaluation of Empress All Ceramic crowns. ( 3/2001 - 12/2002 )
  • Effect of Cyclic Loading on Teeth Restored with Internal Carbon Fiber Post and All-ceramic Crowns With and Without Ferrule. ( 7/2001 - 12/2001 )
  • Clinical Evaluation of a New Composite Resin. ( 7/2000 - 7/2001 )
  • Clinical Evaluation of Heliomolar HB for Posterior Restorations. ( 7/2000 - 7/2001 )
  • Opacity of Four Resin Cements To Their Try-In Pastes. ( 5/2001 - 6/2001 )
  • Clinical Evaluation of a New High Milli-Watts Light Curing Unit. ( 2/2001 - 4/2001 )
  • Clinical Evaluation of Prompt L-Pop at Six Months. ( 7/2000 - 12/2000 )
  • A Bite Force Comparison Study of Two Denture Adhesives. ( 4/2000 - 6/2000 )
  • A Screening Test for the Selection of Panelist for a Denture Study. ( 2/2000 - 4/2000 )
  • Clinical Evaluation of Artglass for use in Single Crowns. ( 2/1998 - 12/1999 )
  • Effect of Cement Type on the Tensile Bond Strength of Crowns. ( 1/1999 - 3/1999 )
  • A Bite Force Comparison of Three Denture Adhesives. ( 12/1998 )
  • A 5-Year Follow Up on Sustain® HA-Biointegrated Implants for Partially and Complete Edentulous. ( 1/1997 - 12/1998 )
  • In-Ceram and Procera All-Ceramic: Effect on the Shear Bond Strength of Five Surface Alteration Techniques. In Vitro study. ( 2/1996 - 12/1998 )
  • Effect of Fiber Reinforcement on the Strength of Fixed Partial Dentures. ( 4/1998 - 6/1998 )
  • In-situ Remineralization of Enamel and Dentin Follow Brushing with a Novel Dentifrice. ( 2/1998 - 5/1998 )
  • Comparative Study on the Fracture Toughness of Two Resin Reinforced Crowns Systems. ( 1/1998 - 3/1998 )
  • In Vitro Evaluation of Two Luting Agents for Cast Crowns: Glass Ionomer Cement and Zinc Phosphate Cement. ( 2/1989 - 12/1989 )
  • Effect of Residual Intra-Canal Gutta-Percha on The Retention of Prefabricated Posts. WV Campagni. ( 7/2004 - Present )
  • Effect of Auxiliary Preparation Elements on the Resistance Form of Complete Metal Crowns. WV Campagni. ( 7/2004 - Present )
  • Effect of Auxiliary Preparation Elements on the Resistance Form of Complete Metal Crowns. Part II C. Goodacre. ( 10/2003 - Present )
  Abstracts Reporting Research -- Peer Reviewed
  • Torres FJ, Munoz CA, Jessie J, Kattadiyil M. "Scanning Electron Microscopy Analysis of Human Teeth Treated with the Er,Cr:YSGG Hydrokinetic Laser." Journal for Dental Research 84, Sp Is A.1600 (2005): -. ( 2/2005 )
  • Torres FJ, Moore BK, Naylor WP, Andres CJ, Oshida Y. "Shear Bond Strength of All-Ceram and In-Ceram Cores with Five Surface Treatments." Journal of Dental Research Volume 82.Special Issue A (2003): 244-. ( 1/2003 )
  • Munoz CA, Sy-Munoz J, Torres FJ. "Opacity of Four Resin Cements to their Try-In Pastes." Journal of Dental Research Volume 81.54 (2002): 423-. ( 1/2002 )
  • Dunn JR, Munoz CA, Bernal G, Torres J, Wilson A. "Clinical Evaluation of Heliomolar HB for Posterior Restorations." Journal of Dental Research 80. (2001): 444-. ( 1/2001 )
  • Munoz CA, Dunn JR, Bernal G, Torres J, Wilson A.. "Clinical Evaluation of Prompt-L Pop at Six Months." Journal of Dental Research 80. (2001): 237-. ( 1/2001 )
  • Munoz CA, Torres FJ, Jessop N, Dunn JR. "Effect of Cement Type on the Tensile Bond Strength of Crowns." Journal of Dental Research 79. (2000): 237-. ( 1/2000 )
  • Munoz CA, Torres FJ, Bernal G, Lozada J. "A 5-year Follow Up on Sustain HA-Biointegraded Implants for Partially and Complete Edentulous." Journal of Dental Research 79. (2000): 466-. ( 1/2000 )
  • Munoz CA, Torres FJ, Dunn JR, Yow W, Kobashigawa A, Shellar E. "Effect of Fiber Reinforcement of the Strength of Fixed Partial Dentures." Journal of Dental Research 78. (1999): 383-. ( 1/1999 )
  • Munoz CA, Torres FJ, Dunn JR, Yow W, Kobashigawa A, Shellar E . "Effect of Fiber reinforcement on the Braking Strength of Crowns." Journal of Dental Research 77B. (1998): 779-. ( 1/1998 )