Dr. Robert Seghi

Chair, Professor, Restorative and Prosthetic Dentistry
Rm # 3005-R
e-mail: seghi.1@osu.edu
phone: (614) 292-6068

Educational Background:
B.S. Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, College of Engineering, University of Michigan - 1973
D.D.S. School of Dentistry - 1978
M.S. Dual Degree, Biomaterials and Denture Prosthodontics, School of Dentistry, University of Michigan - 1983
Ph.D Program (no degree) Oral Biology - College of Dentistry - The Ohio State University - 1992

Research Interests:
Dental Ceramics - Modeling and Laboratory Simulation of All-Ceramic Failure Mechanisms Optical and mechanical property evaluations of ceramic materials.
Dental Polymers/Ceramic Composites - Simulated wear characteristics of dental composites.   New nanoparticulate reinforced polymers for dental applications.   Polymerization shrinkage stress and strain of dental composite systems.
Dental Adhesion - Issues related to the bonding of materials to enamel and dentin.

Dent 538 - Conservative Complex Esthetic Restorations
Dent 430 - Overview of Restorative Dentistry

Le LT, Seghi RR, Papazoglou E and Monaghan P.  Bonding Composite Resin to Denture Teeth. J Dent Res 80: Sp. Iss. SI 2001 Abst #907.

Moldovan S, Le LT, Wee AG, Seghi RR and Monaghan P. Bonding Composite Resin to Typodont Teeth. J Dent Res 80: Sp. Iss. SI 2001 Abst #1009

Kang EY, Wee AG, Seghi RR and Johnston WM. Clinical Porcelain Color Match of Porcelain Shade-matching Systems. J Dent Res 80: Sp. Iss. SI 2001 Abst #579

Wee AG, Seghi RR and Johnston WM. Effect of "Edge Loss" on the Color of Translucent Porcelain Samples. J Dent Res 80: SP. Iss. SI 2001 Abst #1253.

Clelland N, Villarroel S, Agarwala V and Seghi RR. Enamel Cusp Wear Opposing Low-fusing Ceramic Materials. J Dent Res 80: Sp. Iss. SI 2001 Abst #576.

Young D, Rumpf D, Mariotti A and Seghi RR. Human Gingival Epithelial Cell Adhesion to a Fluoropolymer Surface. J Dent Res 80: Sp. Iss. SI 2001 Abst #1587.

Dubos J, Monaghan P and Seghi RR. Polymerization Shrinkage Stress Generated from Composites of Different Resin Formulations. J Dent Res 80: Sp. Iss. SI 2001 Abst # 608.

Knobloch LA, Villarroel S, Dorosti Y and Seghi Rr. Simulated Oral Wear of Packable Composites. J Dent Res 80: Sp. Iss. SI 2001 Abst # 257.

Fons A, Carr MP, Wee AG, Mitchell JC, Seghi RR and Vermilyea SG. The Effect of Air Polishing on Esthetic Restorative Materials. J Dent Res 80: Sp. Iss. SI 2001 Abst #1337.

Monaghan P, Le LT, Seghi RR and Mason C. Creation of Teeth for Teaching Esthetic Dentistry Pre-Clinically. J Dent Res 80: Sp. Iss. SI 2001 Abst #1008.

Chang T, Barbee K, Wang R, Seghi R, Soboyeji WO. Micromechanisms of Crack Nucleation and Growth in Dental Ceramics. TMS Conference 2001 (The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society).

Wee AG, Kang EY, Johnston WM, Seghi RR. Evaluating Porcelain Color Match of Different Porcelain Shade-matching Systems. J Esthet Dent 12:271-280, 2000.

Stavridakis MM, Papazoglou E, Seghi RR, Johnston WM, Brantley WA. Effect of Different High-palladium Metal-ceramic Alloys on the Color of Opaque Porcelain. J Prosthodont. 2000. 9(2):71-6.

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