Patricia A Miguez

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Contact information
240 South 40th Street
School of Dental Medicine
Department of Periodontics
Levy Research Building
Room 122
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: (215)898-5915
DDS (Dentistry)
Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, 1997.
MS (Operative Dentistry/Dentistry)
University of North Carolina, 2003.
PhD (Periodontology/Oral Biology)
University of North Carolina, 2011.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

Bone and dentin biology

Description of Research Expertise

Bone and dentin biology
Type I collagen and small leucine-rich proteoglycans functions in biomineralization and cell signaling
Collagen biochemistry: modification of post-translational modifications of collagen for the purpose of collagen bioengineering and prevention of diseases (i.e. periodontitis, caries, diabetes, etc.)
Natural compound effects on bone and dentin maintenance and regeneration

Selected Publications

Farias David, Miguez Patricia A, Swift Edward J: Critical appraisal: Cross-linkers and the dentin matrix. Journal of esthetic and restorative dentistry : official publication of the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry ... [et al.] 26(1): 72-6, Jan-Feb 2014.

Miguez Patricia A, Swift Edward J: Immediate placement and loading of implants: minding the basics of bone biology. Journal of esthetic and restorative dentistry : official publication of the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry ... [et al.] 25(6): 367-70, Dec 2013.

Reside Jonathan, Everett Eric, Padilla Ricardo, Arce Roger, Miguez Patricia, Brodala Nadine, De Kok Ingeborg, Nares Salvador: In Vivo Assessment of Bone Healing following Piezotome® Ultrasonic Instrumentation. Clinical implant dentistry and related research Jun 2013.

Oliveira Gustavo M, Miguez Patricia A, Oliveira Greice B, Swift Edward J, Farrell Svetlana, Anastasia Mary Kay, Conde Erinn, Walter Ricardo: Safety and efficacy of a high-adhesion whitening strip under extended wear regimen. Journal of dentistry Dec 2012.

Yamauchi, Nozomu. Nagaoka, Hideaki. Yamauchi, Shizuko. Teixeira, Fabricio B. Miguez, Patricia. Yamauchi, Mitsuo.: Immunohistological characterization of newly formed tissues after regenerative procedure in immature dog teeth. Journal of Endodontics 37(12): 1636-41, Dec 2011.

Mendonca, Daniela B S. Miguez, Patricia A. Mendonca, Gustavo. Yamauchi, Mitsuo. Aragao, Francisco J L. Cooper, Lyndon F.: Titanium surface topography affects collagen biosynthesis of adherent cells. Bone 49(3): 463-72, Sep 2011.

Miguez, P A. Terajima, M. Nagaoka, H. Mochida, Y. Yamauchi, M.: Role of glycosaminoglycans of biglycan in BMP-2 signaling. Biochemical & Biophysical Research Communications 405(2): 262-6, Feb 11 2011.

Wang, Yunfang. Cui, Cai-Bin. Yamauchi, Mitsuo. Miguez, Patricia. Roach, Marsha. Malavarca, Richard. Costello, M Joseph. Cardinale, Vincenzo. Wauthier, Eliane. Barbier, Claire. Gerber, David A. Alvaro, Domenico. Reid, Lola M.: Lineage restriction of human hepatic stem cells to mature fates is made efficient by tissue-specific biomatrix scaffolds. Hepatology 53(1): 293-305, Jan 2011.

Walter, Ricardo. Miguez, Patricia A. Swift, Edward J Jr. Pereira, Patricia N R.: Long-term bond strengths to dentin treated with different re-wetting solutions. American Journal of Dentistry 21(3): 143-7, Jun 2008.

Walter, R. Miguez, P A. Arnold, R R. Pereira, P N R. Duarte, W R. Yamauchi, M.: Effects of natural cross-linkers on the stability of dentin collagen and the inhibition of root caries in vitro. Caries Research 42(4): 263-8, 2008.

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