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Camila                         Sabatini

Camila Sabatini 

Department of Restorative Dentistry

Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus

Esthetic Dentistry; Operative Dentistry

 

Education and Training:
  • DDS, Dentistry, University at Buffalo (2010)
  • MS, Operative Dentistry, The University of Iowa (2007)
  • Cert, Operative Dentistry, The University of Iowa (2007)
  • DDS, Dentistry, Universidad Central de Venezuela, Honor Graduate top 10% of graduating class (2001)
Employment:
  • Adjunct Professor, Buffalo State College (2017-present)
  • Associate Professor, Restorative Dentistry, University at Buffalo (2015-present)
  • Assistant Professor, Restorative Dentistry, University at Buffalo (2008–2015)
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Restorative Dentistry, University at Buffalo (2007–2008)
  • Teaching Assistant, Department of Operative Dentistry, The University of Iowa (2005–2007)
  • General Dentist, Dental Group Three, Venezuela (2002)
  • Resident Dentist, General Hospital Dental Clinics, Venezuela (2001)
  • Resident Dentist, Catia Dentistry (2001)
  • Resident Dentist, Anabelle Dental Clinic, Venezuela (2001)
  • Resident Dentist, Mauco Dental Clinic, Venezuela (2001)
Awards and Honors:
  • Innovative Micro-Programs Accelerating Collaboration in Themes (IMPACT) Award (2016)
  • Society for the Advancement of Dental Research Award (2014)
  • Ralph Phillips Student Research Award (2012)
  • Charles L. Pincus Research Award (2009)
  • Procter and Gamble/Crest Traveling Fellowship Award (2009)
  • Iowa Dental Association "Honor Clinician" (2007)
  • Iowa Dental Association Honor Clinician (2006)
  • "Honor Graduate" (2001)

Research Expertise:
  • Operative and Restorative Dentistry: Cosmetic dentistry, dental materials, techniques and research
Grants and Sponsored Research:
  • January 2014–January 2018
    Comparative Evaluation of the Bond Degradation of Adhesive Interfaces with Different Test Methods
    Ultradent Products Inc.
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $35,775
  • July 2016–July 2017
    Inhibition of Salivary Esterase Activity by Copper-containing Adhesives
    CuRE Innovations
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $15,000
  • April 2016–July 2017
    Novel Dental Adhesive to Prevent Recurrent Caries
    NIH STTR
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $42,827
  • June 2016–June 2017
    Improved Dental Restorative Materials using Novel Antibacterial Polymer Surfactants
    University at Buffalo, Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $27,000
  • January 2013–December 2013
    Heraeus-Kulzer Student Research Grant
    Heraeus-Kulzer GmbH
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $2,000
  • January 2013–December 2013
    Heraeus-Kulzer Dental Scholar Fellowship Award
    Heraeus-Kulzer GmbH
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $3,000
  • January 2013–August 2013
    Evaluation of the Depth of Cure and Surface Micro-Hardness of a New Bulk Fill Composite System - Phase II
    Ivoclar-Vivadent
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $4,521
  • April 2011–April 2013
    Clinical Evaluation of a New Zirconia All-Ceramic Crown
    Ivoclar-Vivadent
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $51,156
  • February 2012–December 2012
    Student Travel Grant
    Ultradent Inc
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $1,500
  • January 2012–December 2012
    Individual Development Awards Program
    United University Professions
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $1,000
  • January 2012–December 2012
    Evaluation of the Depth of Cure and Surface Micro-Hardness of a New Bulk Fill Composite System
    Ivoclar-Vivadent
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $4,382
  • January 2011–May 2012
    MMP Inhibitory Properties of Benzalkonium Chloride Assessed by Different Evaluation Methods
    Academy of Operative Dentistry
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $5,300
  • January 2010–December 2010
    Micro-hardness and Monomer Conversion of Two Resin Composites Polymerized in Different Thicknesses with a Conventional and Ultra-high Intensity Experimental Unit
    Ivoclar-Vivadent
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $4,630
  • May 2008–May 2010
    A Clinical Evaluation of a Self-Etch, Self-Adhesive Flowable Composite Resin
    Dentsply-Caulk
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $57,459
  • May 2008–May 2010
    Clinical Evaluation of 3M ESPE Adper Easy Bond Self-etch Adhesive Using a Selective Etch Technique
    3M ESPE
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $60,000
  • January 2009–December 2009
    Effect of the Compatibility of Different Combinations of Composite Resin-Adhesive Systems on Shear Bond Strength
    UB School of Dental Medicine
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $1,597
  • December 2007–December 2009
    A Clinical Evaluation of a Composite Resin Posterior Restorative System.
    Dentsply-Caulk
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $47,660
  • January 2008–December 2008
    Color Stability of Resin-based Restorative Materials after Polymerization.
    American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $2,777
  • January 2008–December 2008
    Shear Bond Strength of Self Adhesive Cements to Different Substrates
    UB School of Dental Medicine
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $1,597
  • January 2006–May 2007
    Effect of Pre-Heated Composites and Flowable Liners on Class II Gingival Margin Adaptation
    AdDent
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $2,260
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Journal Articles:
  • ALGhanem A, Fernandes G, Visser M, Dziak R, Renné WG, Sabatini C.. Biocompatibility and Bond Degradation of Poly-Acrylic Acid Coated Copper Iodide- Adhesives.. Dent Mater. 2017.
  • Fernandes G, Visser M, Renné WG, Sabatini C.. Esterase Inhibition and Copper Release from Copper Iodide Adhesive Matrices.. J Dent Res. 2017.
  • Renné W, Lindner A, Mennito AS, Agee KA, Pashley DH, Willett D, Sentelle D, Defee M, Schmidt M, Sabatini C.. Antibacterial Properties of Copper Iodide Doped Glass Ionomer Based Materials and Effect of Copper Iodide Nanoparticles on Collagen Degradation.. Clin Oral Invest. 2017.
  • Lee J, Sabatini C. Glutaraldehyde Collagen Cross-linking Stabilizes Resin-Dentin interfaces and Reduces Bond Degradation.. Eur J Oral Sci. 2017.
  • Sabatini C. Comparative evaluation of the bond strength of different self-adhesive cements. Serbian Magazine. Serbian Magazine. 2016.
  • Scheffel DL, Bianchi L, Soares DG, Basso F, Sabatini C, De Souza Costa C, Pashley DH, and Hebling J.. Transdentinal Cytotoxicity of Carbodiimide (EDC) and Glutaraldehyde on Odontoblast-like Cells.. Oper Dent. 2015.
  • Sabatini C. Color Stability Behavior of Methacrylate-based Composite Resins Polymerized with Light-emitting Diodes and Quartz-Tungsten-Halogen.. Oper Dent. 2015.
  • Sabatini C, Wu Z.. Effect of Desensitizing Agents on the Bond Strength of Mild and Strong Self-etch Adhesives.. Oper Dent. 2015.
  • Sabatini C, Pashley DH.. Aging of Adhesive Interfaces Treated with Benzalkonium Chloride and Benzalkonium Methacrylate.. Eur J Oral Sci. 2015.
  • Sabatini C, Ortiz P, Pashley DH.. Preservation of Resin-Dentin Bonds with Benzalkonium Chloride Adhesive Blends.. Eur J Oral Sci. 2015.
  • Sabatini C, Mennito AS, Wolf BJ, Pashley DH, Renne WG.. Incorporation of Bactericidal Poly-acrylic Acid Modified Copper Iodide Particles into Adhesive Resins.. J Dent. 2015.
  • Brackett MG, Agree KA, Brackett WW, Key WO, Sabatini C, Kato MT, Buzalaf MAR, Tjäderhane L and Pashley DH.. Effect of Sodium Fluoride on the Endogenous MMP Activity of Dentin Matrices.. JNSCI. 2015.
  • Sabatini C, Kim JH, Ortiz P.. In-vitro Evaluation of Benzalkonium Chloride in the Preservation of Adhesive Interfaces. Oper Dent. 2014.
  • Sabatini C. Scheffel DL, Henke-Scheffel R, Agee KA, Rouch K, Takahashi M, Breschi L, Mazzoni A, Tjäderhane L, Tay FR, Pashley DH.. Inhibition of Endogenous Human MMPs by Gluma. Dent Mat. 2014.
  • Sabatini C, Pashley DH.. Mechanisms Regulating the Degradation of Dentin Matrices by Endogenous Dentin Proteases and their Role in Dental Adhesion. A Review.. Am J Dent. 2014.
  • Sabatini C, Patel SK.. Matrix Metalloproteinase Inhibitory Properties of Benzalkonium Chloride Stabilizes Adhesive Interfaces.. Eur J Oral Sci. 2013.
  • Sabatini C. Effect of Chlorhexidine-containing Adhesives on Dentin-Resin Interfaces. Oper Dent. 2013; 38(5).
  • Sabatini C. Effect of Phosphoric Acid Etching on the Shear Bond Strength of Two Self-etch Adhesives. J Appl Oral Sci. 2013.
  • Sabatini C. Surface Preparation and Isotropic Shear Bond Strength Properties of Superficial Bovine Dentin. Open J Stomat. 2013.
  • Sabatini C, Andreana S. Isotropic Shear Bond Strength Behavior of Superficial Bovine Dentin: A Pilot Study. Open J Stomat. 2013; 3.
  • Sabatini C, Patel M, D’Silva E.. In-vitro shear bond strength of four self-adhesive cements to different prosthodontic substrates. Oper. Dent.. 2013; 38(2).
  • Sabatini C. Comparative study of surface micro-hardness of methacrylate-based resin composites polymerized with LED and halogen. Eur J Dent. 2012.
  • Sabatini C, Campillo M, Hoelz S, Davis E, Munoz C.. Cross-compatibility of Resin Composites and One Bottle Adhesives. Oper Dent. 2012; 37(1).
  • Sabatini C. An Alternative Approach to the Transitional Rehabilitation of Infra-occluded Primary Second Molars. Journal of Esthetic and Restorative Dentistry. 2010; 22(6).
  • Sabatini C, Campillo M, Aref J. Color Stability of Ten Resin-based Restorative Materials. Journal of Esthetic and Restorative Densitry. 2010; 24(3).
  • Sabatini C, Blunck U, Denehy G, Munoz C.. Effect of Pre-heated Composites and Flowable Liners on Class II Gingival Margin Adaptation. Oper Dent. 2010; 35(6).
  • Sabatini C, Guzman-Armstrong S. A Conservative Treatment for Amelogenesis Imperfecta with Direct Resin Composite Restorations: A Case Report. Journal of Esthetic and Restorave Densitry. 2009; 21(3).
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Abstracts:
  • Fernandes G, Alghanem A, Sabatini C.. Poly-Acrylic Acid Copper Iodide Adhesives Inhibit Esterase Activity.. J Dent Res. 2017.
  • Sabatini C. Bond Strength Degradation of Interfaces Treated with Glutaraldehyde-Containing Agents.. J Dent Res. 2015.
  • Scheffel DLS, Bianchi L, Basso FG, De Souza Costa CA, Sabatini C, Pashley D, Hebling J.. Transdentinal Cytotoxicity of EDC and Glutaraldehyde Solutions on Odontoblast-like Cells.. J Dent Res. 2014.
  • Brackett MG, Brackett WW, Renne W, Furman R, Agree K, Sabatini C, Tay FR, Pashley DH.. Loss of dry mass from mineralized, acid-etched and demineralized dentin.. J Dent Res. 2014.
  • Ortiz-Alias P, Sabatini C.. Glutaraldehyde Stabilizes Dentin Collagen Matrices.. J Dent Res. 2014.
  • Lee J, Sabatini C.. Aging of Adhesive Interfaces Treated with Glutaraldehyde-Containing Agents.. J Dent Res. 2014.
  • Sabatini C. Bond Strength Degradation of Interfaces Treated with Polymerizable Benzalkonium Chloride.. J Dent Res. 2014.
  • Sabatini C. Effect of a Chlorhexidine-containing Adhesive on Bond Degradation. J Dent Res. 2013.
  • Sabatini C, Scheffel DL, Agee KA, Pashley DH.. Inactivation of MMP Activity in Acid-Etched Dentin by Gluma Treatment.. J Dent Res. 2013.
  • Tung L, Lawson K, Sabatini C.. Surface Micro-hardness of Methacrylate-based Composites polymerized with LED and QTH. J Dent Res. 2012.
  • Lawson K, Navarra C, Sabatini C.. Color Stability Behavior of Resin-Composites polymerized with QTH and LED. J Dent Res. 2012.
  • Patel S, Sabatini C, Scannapieco F.. Inhibitory Properties and Shear Bond Strength of Benzalconium Chloride-containing Adhesives. J Dent Res. 2012.
  • Sabatini C, Artwani R, Scannapieco F.. Effect of Clorhexidine-containing Adhesives on Early Dentin Shear Bond Strength. J Dent Res. 2012.
  • Sabatini C, Andreana S. Effect of Location on the Bond Strength of Bovine Teeth. J Dent Res. 2011.
  • Wu Z, Andreana S, Sabatini C. Effect of Surface Finish on Bond Strength to Bovine Dentin. J Dent Res. 2011.
  • Tung L, Sabatini C. Effect of Surface Etching on Bond Strength of Self-etch Adhesives. J Dent Res. 2011.
  • Hoelz S, Campillo M, Davis E, Sabatini C.. Effect of Different Resin-Adhesive Combinations on Shear Bond Strength. J Dent Res. 2010.
  • Hoelz S, Campillo M, Davis E, Sabatini C.. Effect of Different Resin-Adhesive Combinations on Shear Bond Strength. J Dent Res. 2010.
  • Sabatini C, Aref J, Campillo M, Munoz C.. Color Stability of Current Light-Activated Resin Composite Restorative Materials after Polymerization. J Dent Res. 2010.
  • Sabatini C, D‘Silva E, Campillo M, Munoz C,. Shear Bond Strength of Four Self-Adhesive Cements to Different Substrates. J Dent Res. 2009.
  • Campillo M, Sabatini C, Bush PJ, Dias W, Munoz-Viveros C. Gap formation on occlusal surfaces using a novel resin composite. J Dent Res. 2008; 86.
  • Sabatini C, Campillo M, Bush PJ, Dias WR, Munoz-Viveros C. Internal Marginal Gap Formation Using a Novel Resin Composite Restorative. J Dent Res. 2008; 86.
  • Sabatini C, Denehy G, Dawson D, Boushlicher M, Xiao X.. Effect of Pre-heated Composites and Flowable Liners on Class II Gingival-Margin Adaptation. J Dent Res. 2007.
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Evaluative Studies and Case Reports:
  • Sabatini C. Direct Resin Composite Approach to Orthodontic Relapse. A Case Report. New York State Dental Journal. 2012; 78(2).

Professional Memberships:
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry; Dedicated to the highest levels in the art and science of cosmetic dentistry (2008–present)
  • International Association for Dental Research (2007–present)
  • American Association for Dental Research (2007–present)
  • American Dental Education Association; The association leads indviduals belonging to the dental education community to address contemporary issues regarding education, research, and the delivery of oral health care. (2006–present)
  • Academy of Operative Dentistry (2005–present)
  • Colegio de Odontologos de Venezuela (1996–present)
Presentations:
  • "Effect of Preliminary Phosphoric Acid Etching on the Shear Bond Strength of Self-etch Adhesive Systems to Bovine Enamel and Dentin" IADR/AADR, IADR/AADR (2011)
  • "Effect of Surface Finish and Location of Bonding on Shear Bond Strength to Bovine Dentin" IADR/AADR, IADR/AADR (2011)
  • "In-vitro Shear Bond Strength of Different Bovine Dentin Locations" IADR/AADR, IADR/AADR (2011)
  • "Contribution of L*, a* and b* to the overall color change of light-activated resin composite systems" Academy of Operative Dentistry, Academy of Operative Dentistry (2011)
  • "Color Stability of Current Light-activated Resin-Composite Restorative Materials after Polymerization" American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry, American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry (2010)
  • "Adhesive and Conservative Dentistry, Advanced Anterior Techniques" Seminar, University of Trieste. School of Dentistry (2010)
  • "Color Stability of Current Light-activated Resin-Composite Restorative Materials after Polymerization" IADR, IADR (2010)
  • "Direct Restorative Techniques Updates" Summer Faculty Enrichment Program, University at Buffalo (2010)
  • "Large Poly-chromatic Class IV Restorations with a Lingual Matrix. Lecture and hands-on course." Minor Program in Esthetic Dentistry, University at Buffalo (2010)
  • "An Alternative Approach to the Transitional Rehabilitation of Infra-occluded Primary Second Molars" Academy of Operative Dentistry, Academy of Operative Dentistry (2010)
  • "Direct Restorative Techniques" Summer Faculty Enrichment Program, University at Buffalo (2009)
  • "Shear Bond Strength of Four Self-Adhesive Cements to Different Substrates" AADR/IADR, AADR/IADR (2009)
  • "Gap formation on occlusal surfaces using a novel dental composite" International Association of Dental Research, International Association of Dental Research (2008)
  • "Internal Marginal Gap Formation using a Novel Resin Composite Restorative" International Association of Dental Research, International Association of Dental Research (2008)
  • "Minimally Invasive Class II Composites and Matricing. A Review of the Technique" Summer Faculty Enrichment Program, University at Buffalo (2008)
  • "Non-orthodontic Realignment, An Alternative" Chicago Dental Society Mid-Winter Meeting, Chicago Dental Society Mid-Winter Meeting, Table Clinic Session (2008)
  • "Using Optical Illusions to Achieve Esthetic with Direct Resin Realignment" Academy of Operative Dentistry, Academy of Operative Dentistry, Table Clinic Session (2008)
  • "Simplifying Polychromatic Esthetic Restorations" Iowa Dental Association Annual Session, Iowa Dental Association, Table Clinic Session (2007)
  • "Effect of Pre-heated Composites and Flowable Liners on Class II Gingival-Margin Adaptation" AADR/IADR, AADR/IADR (2007)
  • "Effect of Pre-heated Composites and Flowable Liners on Class II Gingival-Margin Adaptation" AADR/IADR-Iowa local meeting, AADR/IADR-Iowa local meeting (2007)
  • "Esthetic Class IV with a Lingual Matrix" Chicago Dental Society Mid-Winter Meeting, Chicago Dental Society Mid-Winter Meeting, Table Clinic Session (2007)
  • "Evaluation of Working Time with Heated Composites" Academy of Operative Dentistry, Academy of Operative Dentistry, Table Clinic Session (2007)
  • "Use of Lingual Matrix to Achieve Maximum Esthetics with Polychromatic Resin Composite Restorations" Iowa Dental Association Annual Session, Iowa Dental Association, Table Clinic Session (2006)
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Service Activities:
  • Associate Editor for the Operative Dentistry journal; Associate Editor (2017–present)
  • Session Chair IADR; Buffalo Section Councilor, American Association for Dental Research (AADR) Executive Council Meeting; Chair (2017–present)
  • Scientific Consultant for Kerr Corporation; Scientific Consultant for Kerr Corporation; Consultant (2016)
  • Informational Technology Departmental Liaison Committee; Member of the Informational Technology Departmental Liaison Committee. State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY.; Member (2016–present)
  • Student Research and Honors Committee; Member of the Student Research and Honors Committee. State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY.; Member (2016–present)
  • Journal Reviewer for Clinical Oral Investigations; Reviewer (2015–present)
  • Journal Reviewer for Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry; Reviewer (2015–present)
  • Section head for Cariology and Operative Dentistry; Section head for Cariology and Operative Dentistry. State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY.; Chair (2015–present)
  • Academic Appeals Board Committee; Member of the Academic Appeals Board Committee. State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY.; Member (2014–present)
  • Buffalo Section Councilor AADR; Buffalo Section Councilor, American Association for Dental Research (AADR) Executive Council Meeting; Councilor (2013–2014)
  • Past President AADR Buffalo Chapter; Past President, American Association for Dental Research (AADR), Buffalo Chapter; Past President (2013–2014)
  • Abstract Reviewer IADR/AADR; Abstract Reviewer, International Association for Dental Research / American Association for Dental Research (AADR / IADR), Dental Materials Group; Reviewer (2013–present)
  • Journal Reviewer for Journal of Esthetic and Restorative Dentistry; Reviewer (2013–present)
  • President AADR Buffalo Chapter; President, American Association for Dental Research (AADR), Buffalo Chapter; President (2012–2013)
  • Organizer and Host, Semi-Annual Fall Research Meeting of the AADR Local Buffalo Chapter; Organizing Committee Member (2012)
  • Journal Reviewer for Journal of American Dental Association; Reviewer (2012–present)
  • Clinical Stores Committee; Member of the Clinical Stores Committee. State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY.; Member (2011–present)
  • Journal Reviewer for Journal of Dental Research; Reviewer (2011–present)
  • Part-time Faculty Search Committee; Member of the Part-time Faculty Search Committee. State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY.; Member (2011–present)
  • International Dentist Program (IDP) Admissions Committee; Member of the International Dentist Program (IDP) Admissions Committee. State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY.; Member (2010–2015)
  • Organizer and Host, Semi-Annual Fall Research Meeting of the AADR Local Buffalo Chapter; Organizing Committee Member (2010–2012)
  • Treasurer AADR Buffalo Chapter; Treasurer, American Association for Dental Research (AADR), Buffalo Chapter; Treasurer (2010–2012)
  • Organizer and Host,Great Lakes Annual Regional CODE Meeting; Organizer and Host,Great Lakes Annual Regional Meeting of the Consortium of Operative Dentistry Educators (CODE).; Organizing Committee Member (2010)
  • Journal Reviewer for Journal of Adhesion; Reviewer (2010–present)
  • Journal Reviewer for New York State Dental Journal; Reviewer (2010–present)
  • Journal Reviewer for Operative Dentistry Journal; Reviewer (2010–present)
  • Judge for the Annual Student Research Day. Student Research Program; Judge for the Annual Student Research Day. School of Dental Medicine Student Research Program, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY.; Judge (2010–present)
  • Student Instrument Supply Purchase Committee; Member of the Student Instrument Supply Purchase Committee. State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY.; Member (2010–present)
  • Journal Reviewer for European Journal of Dentistry; Reviewer (2009–present)
  • University at Buffalo Representative for CODE; University at Buffalo Representative, Consortium of Operative Dentistry Educators (CODE), Great Lakes Region; School Representative (2009–present)
  • Restorative Department Research Committee; Member of the Restorative Department Research Committee. State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY.; Member (2008–2011)

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