Eugenio Pedullà


Affiliation: University of Catania
Location: Catania, Italy
Researcher at University of Catania
Specialist in endodontic, restorative dentistry, laser dentistry and Temporomandibular disorders


  1. Cascone P, Di Paolo C, Leonardi R, Pedullà E. Temporomandibular disorders and orthognathic surgery. J Craniofac Surg. 2008;19:687-92 pubmed publisher
    ..This can be assumed to be within a correlation between dysgnathia and TMDs, and it asserts the necessity to treat patients who have maxillomandibular deformities and TMD by performing a specific treatment of TMD. ..
  2. Sortino F, Pedullà E, Masoli V. The piezoelectric and rotatory osteotomy technique in impacted third molar surgery: comparison of postoperative recovery. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2008;66:2444-8 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this study was the comparison of postoperative outcome in mandibular impacted third molars treated by piezoelectric surgery or by rotatory osteotomy technique...
  3. Pedullà E, Meli G, Garufi A, Mandalà M, Blandino A, Cascone P. Neuropathic pain in temporomandibular joint disorders: case-control analysis by MR imaging. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2009;30:1414-8 pubmed publisher
    ..We suggest that a closer proximity between the TMJ disk and the mandibular nerve could be one of the causes of the onset of neuropathic pain in patients with TMJ-D and neuropathic pain. ..
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    Pedullà E, Meli G, Garufi A, Cascone P, Mandalà M, Deodato L, et al. Morphometric evaluation of the temporomandibular joint and the masticatory spaces: the role of high-definition MRI. Minerva Stomatol. 2009;58:127-43 pubmed
    ..The aim of this work was to describe the anatomy of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ), the masticator spaces and their possible variance by means of magnetic resonance imaging MRI...
  5. Pedullà E, Grande N, Plotino G, Pappalardo A, Rapisarda E. Cyclic fatigue resistance of three different nickel-titanium instruments after immersion in sodium hypochlorite. J Endod. 2011;37:1139-42 pubmed publisher
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the resistance to cyclic fatigue of three nickel-titanium (NiTi) files after the immersion in sodium hypochlorite (NaOCl) solution in conditions similar to those used in clinical practice...
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    Pedullà E, Plotino G, Grande N, Avarotti G, Gambarini G, Rapisarda E, et al. Shaping ability of two nickel-titanium instruments activated by continuous rotation or adaptive motion: a micro-computed tomography study. Clin Oral Investig. 2016;20:2227-2233 pubmed
    ..Moreover, these findings encourage the use of adaptive motion with conventional NiTi files to improve centering ability without affecting other preparation qualities of root canals. ..
  7. Pedullà E, Benites A, La Rosa G, Plotino G, Grande N, Rapisarda E, et al. Cyclic Fatigue Resistance of Heat-treated Nickel-titanium Instruments after Immersion in Sodium Hypochlorite and/or Sterilization. J Endod. 2018;44:648-653 pubmed publisher
    ..Immersion in NaOCl did not reduce significantly the cyclic fatigue resistance of all heat-treated NiTi files tested. ..
  8. Pedullà E, Grande N, Plotino G, Palermo F, Gambarini G, Rapisarda E. Cyclic fatigue resistance of two reciprocating nickel-titanium instruments after immersion in sodium hypochlorite. Int Endod J. 2013;46:155-9 pubmed publisher
    ..To assess resistance to cyclic fatigue of reciprocating nickel-titanium ( NiTi ) files (Reciproc and WaveOne) after immersion in NaOCl solution over several time periods...
  9. Pedullà E, Grande N, Plotino G, Gambarini G, Rapisarda E. Influence of continuous or reciprocating motion on cyclic fatigue resistance of 4 different nickel-titanium rotary instruments. J Endod. 2013;39:258-61 pubmed publisher

Detail Information


  1. Pedullà E, Genovesi F, Rapisarda S, La Rosa G, Grande N, Plotino G, et al. Effects of 6 Single-File Systems on Dentinal Crack Formation. J Endod. 2017;43:456-461 pubmed publisher
    ..HyFlex EDM and WaveOne Gold caused less microcracks than the other instruments tested. ..
  2. Plotino G, Grande N, Isufi A, Ioppolo P, Pedullà E, Bedini R, et al. Fracture Strength of Endodontically Treated Teeth with Different Access Cavity Designs. J Endod. 2017;43:995-1000 pubmed publisher
    ..Ultraconservative "ninja" endodontic cavity access did not increase the fracture strength of teeth compared with the ones prepared with CEC. Intact teeth showed more restorable fractures than all the prepared ones. ..