Ana Carolina Botta-Maltese, DDS, MS, PhD





Ana Carolina Botta-Maltese, DDS, MS, PhD
Associate Professor
Director of Division of Operative and Dental Materials

Department of General Dentistry


Sao Paulo State University, Brazil (2003)

Fellowship/Advanced Training:

Ph.D in Operative Dentistry at Sao Paulo State University, Brazil (2007-11)
Research training at Case Western Reserve University (2008-09)
Master in Operative Dentistry at Sao Paulo State University, Brazil (2005-07)
Internship training in Atomic Force Microscopy at Sao Carlos Federal University, Brazil (2005-06)
Clinical Internship in Operative Dentistry and Fixed Partial Denture Courses at Sao Paulo State University, Brazil (2004)
Research Internship in Ergonomic I and II Courses at Sao Paulo State University, Brazil (2002-03)

 Additional: Scientific reviewer for  Clinical Oral Investigations, Microscopy & Microanalysis,  Journal of California Dental Association, Revista de Odontologia da UNESP, International Journal of Clinical Dentistry.Member of American Dental Education Association (ADEA), American Association for Dental Research (AADR), International Association for Dental Research (IADR), Brazilian Group of Operative Dentistry Faculty (GBPD), and Brazilian Society of Dental Research -IADR Brazilian Division (SBPqO)
Research Interests: Enamel and dentin bonding
Physical properties of dental materials Ergonomic work


Campos, J.A.D.B, Oliveira, A.L.B.M, Domingos, P.A.S., Botta, A.C, and Garcia, P.P.N.S. Laboratory tests with quality data in Dentistry, Journal of Research in Dentistry. In Press 

Fragelli, C.M.B., Oliveira, A.L.B.M., Botta, A.C., Andrade, M.F., and Santos Pinto, L. Influence of oral sucking habits on symptoms of temporomandibular dysfunction: a systematic review. Odontol. Clin. Cient.,12(1):13-17, 2013.

Silva, J.M.G., Botta, A.C., Barcellos, D.C., Pagani, C., and Torres, C.R.G. Effect of antioxidant agents on bond strength of composite to bleached enamel with 38% hydrogen peroxide. Mater. Res.,14(2):235-238, 2011.

Botta, A.C., Mollica, F.B., Ribeiro, C.F., Araújo M.A.M., Nicolo, R.D., and Balducci, I. Influence of topical acidulated phosphate fluoride on surface roughness of human enamel and different restorative materials. Rev. Odonto. Ciênc., 25(1):83-87, 2010.

Oliveira, A.L.B.M., Botta, A.C., and Rosell, F.L. Promotion of oral health in babies. Rev. Odonto. Univ. Cid. São Paulo,  22(3):247-253, 2010.

Botta, A.C., Duarte Jr, S., Paulin Filho, P.I., Gheno, S.M., and Powers, J.M. Surface roughness of enamel and four resin composites. Am. J. Dent., 22:252-254, 2009.

Duarte Jr, S., Botta, A.C., Phark, J.H., and Sadan, A. Selected mechanical and physical properties and clinical application of a new low-shrinkage composite restoration. Quintessence Int., 40(8):631-638, 2009.

Botta, A.C., Salvia, A.C.R.D., Nogueira Júnior, L., Pavanelli, C.A., and Pagani, C. Influence of different devices on microtensile strength. Braz. Dent. Sci.,12(4):34-39, 2009.

Botta, A.C., Duarte Jr, S., Paulin Filho, P.I., and Gheno, S.M. Effect of dental finishinginstruments on the surface roughness of composite resins as elucidated by atomic force microscopy. Microsc. Microanal., 14(5):380-386, 2008.

Duarte Jr, S., Botta, A.C., Meire, M., and Sadan, A. Microtensile bond strengths and scanning electron microscopic evaluation of self-adhesive and self-etch resin cements to intact and etched enamel. J. Prosthet. Dent., 100 (3):203-210, 2008.

Basso, F.M., Oliveira, A.C.B.M., Ribeiro, J.G.R., Lima, D.M., and Candido, M.S.M. Correcting a smile aesthetically damaged – a clinical case report. Rev. Íbero-Am. Odontol. Est. Dent., 5(19):260-267, 2006.

Garcia, P.P.N.S., Campos, J.A.D.B., Oliveira, A.C.B.M., and Santos, P.A. Conhecimento de saúde bucal de professores do ensino fundamental. Salusvita, 26(2):39-50, 2006.
Language(s) spoken: English and Portuguese
Consultations & Appointments: (631) 632-8971
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