Mello, Isabel

Phone: (902) 494-2013

Email: isabel.mello@dal.ca

Division Head / Associate Professor, Department of Dental Clinical Sciences, Division of Endodontics

Academic Credentials:
DDS (Alfenas), MSc (Sao Paulo), PhD (Sao Paulo/UBC), FRCD(C)



JOURNAL ARTICLES
Carvalho EDS, Rosa RH, Pereira FM, Anbinder AL, Mello I, Habitante SM, Raldi DP. Effects of diode laser irradiation and fibroblast growth factor on periodontal healing of replanted teeth after extended extra-oral dry time. Dental Traumatology 2017; 33(2):91-99
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, Cunha RS, Schonwetter D. Current clinical practices in root canal irrigation among Canadian endodontists. Oral Health May 2016 http://www.oralhealthgroup.com/features/current-clinical-practices-root-canal-irrigation-among-canadian-endodontists/
Schonwetter DJ, Gareau-Wilson N, Cunha RS, Mello I. Assessing the impact of voice-over screen-captured presentations delivered online on dental students’ learning. Journal of Dental Education. 2016; 80(2):141-8. PMID: 26834131
Kirchoff AL, Chu R, Mello I, Garzon AD, dos Santos M, Cunha RS. Glide path management with single- and multiple-instrument rotary systems in curved canals: a micro-computed tomography study. J Endod 2015 41(11):1880-3. PMID: 26395910
Cunha RS, Junaid A, Mello I. Unilateral fusion of a supernumerary tooth to a maxillary permanent lateral incisor: a report of a rare case. Journal of Endodontics 2015 March; 41(3): 420-3. PMID: 25498832
Kirchhoff AL, Fariniuk LF, Mello I. Apical extrusion of debris in flat-oval root canals after using different instrumentation systems. J Endod. 2015 Feb;41(2):237-41. doi: 10.1016/j.joen.2014.09.023. PubMed PMID: 25447504.
Figueiredo RA, Anami LC, Mello I, Carvalho ES, Habitante EM, Raldi DP. Tooth discolouration induced by endodontic phenothiazine dyes in photodynamic therapy. Photomed Laser Surg 2014. 32(8):458-62 PMID: 25045801
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Use of electronic apex locators may improve determination of working length. Evid Based Dent. 2014 Dec;15(4):120. doi: 10.1038/sj.ebd.6401066. PubMed PMID: 25522947.
Kirchhoff AL, Raldi DP, Salles AC, Cunha RS, Mello I. Tooth discolouration and internal bleaching after the use of triple antibiotic paste. Int Endod J. 2014 Dec 17. doi: 10.1111/iej.12423. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25515304.
Yeung W, Raldi DP, Cunha RS, Mello I. Assessment of smear layer removal protocols in curved root canals. Aust Endod J. 2014 Aug;40(2):66-71. doi:10.1111/aej.12038. Epub 2013 Aug 6. PubMed PMID: 25244220.
Junaid A, Freire LG, Bueno CES, Mello I, Cunha RS. Influence of single file endodontics on the apical transportation of curved root canals: an ex-vivo micro-ct study. J Endod 2014. 40(5):717-720. PMID: 24767570
Nunes MR, Mello I, Franco GC, Medeiros JM, Santos SS, Habitante SM, Lage-Marques JL, Raldi DP. Effectiveness of photodynamic therapy against Enterococcus faecalis, with and without the use of an intracanal optical fiber: an in vitro study. Photomed Laser Surg 2011;29(12):803-8.
Carvalho ES, Mello I, Albergaria SJ, Habitante SM, Lage-Marques JlL Raldi DP. Effect of chemical substances in removing methylene blue after photodynamic therapy in root canal treatment. Photomed Laser Surg 2011;29(8):559-63.
Pontes D, Mello I, Neves ACC, M, Myagi SP, Lage-Marques JL. Attachment of cultured fibroblasts and ultrastructural analysis of simulated cervical resorptions treated with high power lasers and MTA. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 2010;109:e154-61.
Mello I, Kammerer BA, Yoshimoto D, Macedo MCS, H. Influence of Final Rinse Technique on Ability of Ethylenediaminetetraacetic Acid of Removing Smear Layer. J Endod 2010;36:512-4.


BOOKS AND BOOK CHAPTERS
Is intracanal medication still needed in Endodontics? In: Endodontia uma Visao Contemporanea (in Portuguese), 2012. Cunha RS, Mello I, Miguita KB.