Gustavo De-Deus

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Universidade Federal Fluminense





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  • Micro-CT study of the in vivo accuracy of a wireless electronic apex locator
    G De-Deus, V Cozer, EM Souza, EJNL Silva, R Wigler, FG Belladonna, ...
    Journal of Endodontics 48 (9), 1152-1160 2022

  • Mechanical performance of original; yellowish and blueish ProFile instruments: isolating heat-treatment as a variable
    EJL Moreira, EJNL Silva, FG Belladonna, AC Maciel, VTL Vieira, ...
    Brazilian Dental Journal 33, 47-53 2022

  • A Computer-Assisted Approach to Assess the Precision of the Reciprocating Angles and the Rotation Speeds of Endodontic Motors
    EA Rodrigues, DG Costa, F Junior, LTBL Dantas, G De-Deus, ...
    Applied System Innovation 5 (4), 68 2022

  • Micro‐CT assessment of gap‐containing areas along the gutta‐percha‐sealer interface in oval‐shaped canals
    G De‐Deus, GO Santos, IZ Monteiro, DM Cavalcante, ...
    International Endodontic Journal 2022

  • A critical analysis of research methods and experimental models to study dentinal microcracks
    MA Versiani, DM Cavalcante, FG Belladonna, EJNL Silva, EM Souza, ...
    International Endodontic Journal 55, 178-226 2022

  • A critical analysis of research methods and experimental models to study root canal fillings
    G De-Deus, EM Souza, EJNL Silva, FG Belladonna, M Simes-Carvalho, ...
    International Endodontic Journal 55, 384-445 2022

  • Present status and future directions–Minimal endodontic access cavities
    EJNL Silva, G De‐Deus, EM Souza, FG Belladonna, DM Cavalcante, ...
    International Endodontic Journal 2022

  • Shaping for Cleaning in Retreatment Cases
    M Zuolo, EJNL Silva, E Souza, G De Deus, MA Versiani
    Shaping for Cleaning the Root Canals, 249-293 2022

  • Shaping for Cleaning: Reconsidering Root Canal Debridement
    G De Deus, EJNL Silva, E Souza, MA Versiani, M Zehnder, M Zuolo
    Shaping for Cleaning the Root Canals, 11-72 2022

  • NiTi Rotary Systems: From Revolution to the “More of the Same” Phenomenon
    EJNL Silva, E Souza, G De Deus, MA Versiani, M Zuolo
    Shaping for Cleaning the Root Canals, 127-157 2022

  • Scientific and Educational Aspects of Reciprocating Movement
    E Souza, EJNL Silva, G De Deus, MA Versiani, M Zuolo
    Shaping for Cleaning the Root Canals, 215-248 2022

  • Reciprocating Movement: Mastering the Mechanical Preparation
    G De Deus, EJNL Silva, E Souza, MA Versiani, G Yared, HW Herrmann, ...
    Shaping for Cleaning the Root Canals, 159-213 2022

  • Managing Canal Anatomies in the Context of Shaping for Cleaning Proposal
    MA Versiani, EJNL Silva, E Souza, G De Deus, M Zuolo
    Shaping for Cleaning the Root Canals, 295-370 2022

  • The Glide Path Matter
    G De Deus, EJNL Silva, E Souza, MA Versiani, M Zuolo
    Shaping for Cleaning the Root Canals, 73-125 2022

  • Classical Cleaning & Shaping: Historical Cornerstones
    G De Deus, EJNL Silva, E Souza, MA Versiani, M Zuolo
    Shaping for Cleaning the Root Canals, 1-9 2022

  • Influence of access cavity preparation on the dentine thickness of mesial canals of mandibular molars prepared with reciprocating instruments
    EJNL Silva, CO Lima, AFA Barbosa, T Moreira, EM Souza, G De‐Deus, ...
    International Endodontic Journal 55 (1), 113-123 2022

  • Solubility of bioceramic‐and epoxy resin‐based root canal sealers: a systematic review and meta‐analysis
    EJNL Silva, ML Cardoso, JP Rodrigues, G De‐Deus, TKS Fidalgo
    Australian Endodontic Journal 47 (3), 690-702 2021

  • An ultrasonic‐based experimental model to evaluate the setting time of endodontic sealers
    TO Alves, FC Lopes, PA Yamin, EA Navas, AM da Cruz Filho, G De‐Deus, ...
    International Endodontic Journal 54 (10), 1948-1956 2021

  • Methodological proposal for evaluation of adhesion of root canal sealers to gutta‐percha
    G De‐Deus, DS Oliveira, DM Cavalcante, M Simes‐Carvalho, ...
    International Endodontic Journal 54 (9), 1653-1658 2021

  • Is canal overinstrumentation able to produce apical root dentinal microcracks in extracted teeth?
    FG Belladonna, LLC Rodrigues, ASM Leal, HE Oliveira, ACC Maciel, ...
    International Endodontic Journal 54 (9), 1647-1652 2021


  • Extended cyclic fatigue life of F2 ProTaper instruments used in reciprocating movement
    G De‐Deus, EJL Moreira, HP Lopes, CN Elias
    International endodontic journal 43 (12), 1063-1068 2010
    Citations: 456

  • Changes in the surface of four calcium silicate‐containing endodontic materials and an epoxy resin‐based sealer after a solubility test
    RP Borges, MD Sousa‐Neto, MA Versiani, FA Rached‐Jnior, ...
    International endodontic journal 45 (5), 419-428 2012
    Citations: 266

  • Blue thermomechanical treatment optimizes fatigue resistance and flexibility of the Reciproc files
    G De-Deus, EJNL Silva, VTL Vieira, FG Belladonna, CN Elias, G Plotino, ...
    Journal of endodontics 43 (3), 462-466 2017
    Citations: 263

  • Micro–computed tomography study of oval-shaped canals prepared with the Self-adjusting File, Reciproc, WaveOne, and Protaper Universal systems
    MA Versiani, GB Leoni, L Steier, G De-Deus, S Tassani, JD Pcora, ...
    Journal of Endodontics 39 (8), 1060-1066 2013
    Citations: 259

  • Assessment of apically extruded debris produced by the single-file ProTaper F2 technique under reciprocating movement
    G De-Deus, MC Brando, B Barino, K Di Giorgi, RAS Fidel, AS Luna
    Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology, and 2010
    Citations: 228

  • A new system for classifying root and root canal morphology
    HMA Ahmed, MA Versiani, G De‐Deus, PMH Dummer
    International endodontic journal 50 (8), 761-770 2017
    Citations: 210

  • Optimal cytocompatibility of a bioceramic nanoparticulate cement in primary human mesenchymal cells
    G De-Deus, A Canabarro, G Alves, A Linhares, MI Senne, JM Granjeiro
    Journal of Endodontics 35 (10), 1387-1390 2009
    Citations: 206

  • Lack of causal relationship between dentinal microcracks and root canal preparation with reciprocation systems
    G De-Deus, EJNL Silva, J Marins, E Souza, A de Almeida Neves, ...
    Journal of Endodontics 40 (9), 1447-1450 2014
    Citations: 202

  • Microtomography-based comparison of reciprocating single-file F2 ProTaper technique versus rotary full sequence
    F Paqu, M Zehnder, G De-Deus
    Journal of endodontics 37 (10), 1394-1397 2011
    Citations: 192

  • The impact of root dentine conditioning on sealing ability and push‐out bond strength of an epoxy resin root canal sealer
    P Neelakantan, C Subbarao, CV Subbarao, G De‐Deus, M Zehnder
    International Endodontic Journal 44 (6), 491-498 2011
    Citations: 191

  • Limited ability of three commonly used thermoplasticized gutta-percha techniques in filling oval-shaped canals
    G De-Deus, C Reis, D Beznos, AMG de Abranches, T Coutinho-Filho, ...
    Journal of Endodontics 34 (11), 1401-1405 2008
    Citations: 191

  • A laboratory analysis of gutta‐percha‐filled area obtained using Thermafil, System B and lateral condensation
    G De‐Deus, ED Gurgel‐Filho, KM Magalhes, T Coutinho‐Filho
    International Endodontic Journal 39 (5), 378-383 2006
    Citations: 190

  • Cytotoxicity of MTA and Portland cement on human ECV 304 endothelial cells
    G De Deus, R Ximenes, ED Gurgel‐Filho, MC Plotkowski, ...
    International endodontic journal 38 (9), 604-609 2005
    Citations: 190

  • Comparison of the effectiveness of three irrigation techniques in reducing intracanal Enterococcus faecalis populations: an in vitro study
    PRR Brito, LC Souza, JCM de Oliveira, FRF Alves, G De-Deus, HP Lopes, ...
    Journal of endodontics 35 (10), 1422-1427 2009
    Citations: 186

  • Suboptimal debridement quality produced by the single-file F2 ProTaper technique in oval-shaped canals
    G De-Deus, B Barino, RQ Zamolyi, E Souza, AF Jnior, S Fidel, RAS Fidel
    Journal of Endodontics 36 (11), 1897-1900 2010
    Citations: 175

  • Evaluation of the effect of EDTA, EDTAC and citric acid on the microhardness of root dentine
    G De‐Deus, S Paciornik, MHP Mauricio
    International Endodontic Journal 39 (5), 401-407 2006
    Citations: 175

  • MTA versus Portland cement as repair material for furcal perforations: a laboratory study using a polymicrobial leakage model
    G De‐Deus, V Petruccelli, E Gurgel‐Filho, T Coutinho‐Filho
    International Endodontic Journal 39 (4), 293-298 2006
    Citations: 164

  • The self-adjusting file optimizes debridement quality in oval-shaped root canals
    G De-Deus, EM Souza, B Barino, J Maia, RQ Zamolyi, C Reis, A Kfir
    Journal of endodontics 37 (5), 701-705 2011
    Citations: 162

  • Micro–computed tomographic assessment on the effect of ProTaper Next and Twisted File Adaptive systems on dentinal cracks
    G De-Deus, FG Belladonna, EM Souza, EJNL Silva, A de Almeida Neves, ...
    Journal of endodontics 41 (7), 1116-1119 2015
    Citations: 157

  • Apically extruded dentin debris by reciprocating single-file and multi-file rotary system
    G De-Deus, A Neves, EJ Silva, TA Mendona, C Loureno, C Calixto, ...
    Clinical oral investigations 19 (2), 357-361 2015
    Citations: 147