Josephine Esquivel-Upshaw, D.M.D.

Josephine F Esquivel-Upshaw, D.M.D.

(352) 273-6928

Publications

Novel Coatings to Minimize Corrosion of Titanium in Oral Biofilm.
Materials (Basel, Switzerland)
2021

Forensic and reliability analyses of fixed dental prostheses.
Journal of biomedical materials research. Part B, Applied biomaterials
2021

Fast SARS-CoV-2 virus detection using disposable cartridge strips and a semiconductor-based biosensor platform.
Journal of vacuum science and technology. B, Nanotechnology & microelectronics : materials, processing, measurement, & phenomena : JVST B
2021

Color perceptibility and validity of silicon carbide-based protective coatings for dental ceramics.
The Journal of prosthetic dentistry
2021

Titanium Corrosion in Peri-Implantitis.
Materials (Basel, Switzerland)
2020

The Galvanic Effect of Titanium and Amalgam in the Oral Environment.
Materials (Basel, Switzerland)
2020

Retrospective analysis of survival rates of post-and-cores in a dental school setting.
The Journal of prosthetic dentistry
2020

Novel Coatings to Minimize Bacterial Adhesion and Promote Osteoblast Activity for Titanium Implants.
Journal of functional biomaterials
2020

Novel Coating to Minimize Corrosion of Glass-Ceramics for Dental Applications.
Materials (Basel, Switzerland)
2020

Hydroxyapatite Formation on Coated Titanium Implants Submerged in Simulated Body Fluid.
Materials (Basel, Switzerland)
2020

Factors influencing the survival of implant-supported ceramic-ceramic prostheses: A randomized, controlled clinical trial.
Journal of dentistry
2020

Effect of pH Cycling Frequency on Glass-Ceramic Corrosion.
Materials (Basel, Switzerland)
2020

Dissolution activation energy of a fluorapatite glass-ceramic veneer for dental applications.
Materials science & engineering. C, Materials for biological applications
2020

Demonstration of a SiC Protective Coating for Titanium Implants.
Materials (Basel, Switzerland)
2020

Anti-Bacterial Properties and Biocompatibility of Novel SiC Coating for Dental Ceramic.
Journal of functional biomaterials
2020

Annealing and N2 Plasma Treatment to Minimize Corrosion of SiC-Coated Glass-Ceramics.
Materials (Basel, Switzerland)
2020

Effect of carbamide peroxide bleaching on enamel characteristics and susceptibility to further discoloration.
The Journal of prosthetic dentistry
2019

Demonstration of SiO2/SiC based protective coating for dental ceramic prostheses.
Journal of the American Ceramic Society. American Ceramic Society
2019

Comprehensive analysis of laserscanner validity used for measurement of wear.
Journal of oral rehabilitation
2019

Antibacterial Properties of Charged TiN Surfaces for Dental Implant Application.
ChemistrySelect
2019

Randomized clinical study of wear of enamel antagonists against polished monolithic zirconia crowns.
Journal of dentistry
2018

Novel Testing for Corrosion of Glass-Ceramics for Dental Applications.
Journal of dental research
2018

Peri-implant complications for posterior endosteal implants.
Clinical oral implants research
2015

Randomized clinical trial of implant-supported ceramic-ceramic and metal-ceramic fixed dental prostheses: preliminary results.
Journal of prosthodontics : official journal of the American College of Prosthodontists
2014

Fracture analysis of randomized implant-supported fixed dental prostheses.
Journal of dentistry
2014

Time-dependent fracture probability of bilayer, lithium-disilicate-based, glass-ceramic, molar crowns as a function of core/veneer thickness ratio and load orientation.
Dental materials : official publication of the Academy of Dental Materials
2013

Time-Dependent Fracture Probability of Bilayer, Lithium-Disilicate-Based, Glass-Ceramic, Molar Crowns as a Function of Core/Veneer Thickness Ratio and Load Orientation
Dental Materials
2013

Surface degradation of dental ceramics as a function of environmental pH.
Journal of dental research
2013

Randomized, controlled clinical trial of bilayer ceramic and metal-ceramic crown performance.
Journal of prosthodontics : official journal of the American College of Prosthodontists
2013

Three years in vivo wear: core-ceramic, veneers, and enamel antagonists.
Dental materials : official publication of the Academy of Dental Materials
2012

Comparative reliability analyses of zirconium oxide and lithium disilicate restorations in vitro and in vivo.
Journal of the American Dental Association (1939)
2011

Four-year clinical performance of a lithia disilicate-based core ceramic for posterior fixed partial dentures.
The International journal of prosthodontics
2008

In vivo wear of enamel by a lithia disilicate-based core ceramic used for posterior fixed partial dentures: first-year results.
The International journal of prosthodontics
2006

Clinical performance of a lithia disilicate-based core ceramic for three-unit posterior FPDs.
The International journal of prosthodontics
2004

Surface treatments to improve bond strength in removable partial dentures.
General dentistry
2003

Maximum clenching force of patients with moderate loss of posterior tooth support: a pilot study.
The Journal of prosthetic dentistry
2002

Resistance to staining, flexural strength, and chemical solubility of core porcelains for all-ceramic crowns.
The International journal of prosthodontics
2001

Fracture resistance of all-ceramic and metal-ceramic inlays.
The International journal of prosthodontics
2001

Ceramic design concepts based on stress distribution analysis.
Compendium of continuing education in dentistry (Jamesburg, N.J. : 1995)
2000

Assessment of MEDLINE search strategies for randomized controlled trials in prosthodontics.
Journal of prosthodontics : official journal of the American College of Prosthodontists
2000

Developing a register for randomized controlled trials in prosthodontics: results of a search from prosthodontic journals published in the United States.
The Journal of prosthetic dentistry
1999

Research Interests

Dr. Esquivel-Upshaw is heavily involved with research. She has over thirty peer-reviewed publications in high impact journals, several book chapters in dental textbooks and scientific abstracts. She has obtained funding both from NIH and industry. Her research areas of interest include ceramics, dental materials, wear of enamel, and clinical research. She conducts treatment of patients in the College of Dentistry’s Dental Clinical Research Unit, which is affiliated with the CTSI. She currently has collaborations with Chemical Engineering, Materials Science Engineering and IFAS.