Anthony R Silvestri

Summary

Affiliation: Tufts University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Selectively preventing development of third molars in rats using electrosurgical energy
    Anthony R Silvestri
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Boston, Mass 02111, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 135:1397-405. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Prevention of third molar development in dog with long pulse diode laser: a preliminary report
    Anthony R Silvestri
    Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Lasers Surg Med 39:674-7. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint The unresolved problem of the third molar: would people be better off without it?
    Anthony R Silvestri
    Department of Prosthodontics and Operative Dentistry, Tufts University, School of Dental Medicine, Boston, Mass 02111, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 134:450-5. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Prevention of third molar tooth development in neonate rat with a long pulse diode laser
    Anthony R Silvestri
    Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Lasers Surg Med 35:385-91. 2004

Detail Information

Publications4

  1. ncbi request reprint Selectively preventing development of third molars in rats using electrosurgical energy
    Anthony R Silvestri
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Boston, Mass 02111, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 135:1397-405. 2004
    ..The dentition of neonate rats possess developmental stages of molars similar to that of five-year-old children. This pilot study tests the hypothesis that third molars can be selectively prevented from developing...
  2. ncbi request reprint Prevention of third molar development in dog with long pulse diode laser: a preliminary report
    Anthony R Silvestri
    Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Lasers Surg Med 39:674-7. 2007
    ..This brief report describes a similar use of the diode laser in a limited number of young beagle pups. It is the first reported attempt at preventing third molar development in an animal model close in size to man...
  3. ncbi request reprint The unresolved problem of the third molar: would people be better off without it?
    Anthony R Silvestri
    Department of Prosthodontics and Operative Dentistry, Tufts University, School of Dental Medicine, Boston, Mass 02111, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 134:450-5. 2003
    ..Third molars are teeth that have little functional value and a relatively high rate of associated pain and disease. Their value as part of the dentition of modern people is dubious...
  4. ncbi request reprint Prevention of third molar tooth development in neonate rat with a long pulse diode laser
    Anthony R Silvestri
    Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Lasers Surg Med 35:385-91. 2004
    ..A window of opportunity exists to stop their development. The purpose of this study is to evaluate whether a long pulse diode laser can selectively prevent third molar development in a rat animal model...