Cimara Fortes Ferreira, DDS, MS, PhD, MDS

Associate Professor of Periodontology & Implant Dentistry
Director of Implant Dentistry
Diplomate in Periodontology and Dental Implant Surgery,
American Board of Periodontology.

Office: 875 DUNN DENTAL BUILDING
875 UNION AVENUE
MEMPHIS TN 381632110
Tel: (901) 448-4494
cferreir@uthsc.edu
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Education

  • M.D.S., UTHSC College of Dentistry, Memphis, TN., Periodontics
  • Ph.D., Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Florianópolis, SC, Brazil., Implant Dentistry
  • PostDoc, Kings College London, London, UK., Craniofacial Development
  • M.S., Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Florianópolis, SC, Brazil., Implant Dentistry
  • PostDoc, Hospital of Craniofacial Rehabilitations of the São Paulo University, Bauru, SP, Brazil., Specialist in Implant Dentistry
  • Certificate, Hospital of Craniofacial Rehabilitations of the São Paulo University, Bauru, SP, Brazil., Training in Periodontics
  • Certificate, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil., Minor Oral Surgery
  • D.D.S., Pontificia Universidade Católica de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil., Dental Surgeon

Patient care technology

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Field of Practice

 Dr. Ferreira practices at the University Dental Practice of the University of Tennessee Health Sciences College of Dentistry, Dunn Dental Building. Her practice is limited to Periodontics and Implant Dentistry.

Nanotechnology for biomaterials

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Research Description

1. Ferreira CF; Shokuhfar T; Babu J; Hamlekhan A & Pate S. Evaluation of the Efficiency of Nanotube Surface Treated Dental Implants Loaded With Doxycycline on Growth Reduction of Porphyromonas Gingivalis. 2016 Academy of Osseointegration San Diego, CA. 

2. Ferreira CF, Shokuhfar T, Babu JP. Release Efficiency of Dental Nanotubes Loaded with Antibiotics. In: 2015 Academy of Osseointegration. San Francisco, CA.

3. Ferreira CF, Babu JP. Sandblasted acid-etched titanium dental implants contaminated with periodontal pathogens and decontaminated by chemical reagents used in dentistry. In: 2014  Academy of Osseointegration. Seattle, WA. P.30.

4. Ferreira CF, Babu JP, Migliorati E. Decontamination techniques for sandblasted acid-etched coated dental implants: an in vitro study. In: 2013 Academy of Osseointegration. Tampa, FL. p.128-129. 

5. Wicks R1, Ahuja S, Jain V, Ferreira CF. A technique to create an interocclusal bite registration using in situ implant healing abutments. J Tenn Dent Assoc. 2013 Spring-Summer;93(1):47-9; quiz 50-1.

6. Ferreira CF, Andrade PR, Souza JO, Lopes DK, Bianchini MA, Cardoso AC. Clinical and Radiographic Impact of Diabetes Mellitus Type II on Patients with Implant- supported Prostheses. In: 2012  Academy of Osseointegration. Phoenix, AZ. P67, P.83. 

7. Sella GC, Benfatti C., Bianchini M. Ferreira CF et al. Bovine bone screw: new alternative to autogenous bone graft. In: 87th General Session and Exhibition of the International American Dental Research. Miami, FL. Journal of Dental Research, v.88, p. 139, 2009.

8. Pereira-Neto ARL, Bianchini MA, Benfatti  CAM, Bez, LV, Magini RS, Ferreira CF, Pontual, MAB. Bone promotion evaluation by associating  bovine bone screws and membrane. In: 87th General  Session and   Exhibition of the International American Dental Research. Miami, FL. Journal of Dental Research, v.88, p. 139, 2009.

9. De Souza J, Barquero E, Benfatti C, Bianchini MA, Sella G, Buttendorf A, Ferreira CF. Clinical analysis of retraction cords applied in gingival recession. In: 87th General Session and      Exhibition of the International American Dental Research. Miami, FL. Journal of Dental Research, v.88, p. 84, 2009.

10. Ferreira CF, Magini RS, Sharpe PT. Vascular Origins of dental pulp stem cells? BSCB and BSDB Joint Annual Spring Meeting. York University, York, UK 2005.

11. Zétola AL, Carlini JL, Magini RS, Gil JN, Ferreira CF. Allogenous bone with PRP for bone grafting of cleft palate. In: 83rd General Session and Exhibition of the International American Dental Research. Baltimore, MD. Journal of Dental Research 84, 2005.      

12. Oliveira OMR, Boehs L, Magini RDS, Bianchini MA, Ferreira CF, Pontual MAB, Bez LV. Allogenous bone with PRP for bone grafting of cleft palate. In: 83rd General Session and Exhibition of the International American Dental Research. Baltimore, MD. Journal of Dental Research 84, 2005.       

13. Ferreira CF, Gomes MCC, Scarso Filho J, Granjeiro JM, Simões CMO, Magini RS. Platelet-rich plasma influence on human osteoblasts growth. In: 83rd General Session and Exhibition of the International American Dental Research. Baltimore, MD. Journal of Dental Research 84, 2005.          

14. Araújo MA, Araújo C, Benfatti C, Siqueira A,  Ferreira C, Souza DC. Seven year longitudinal study of 320 Morse tapped connection implants. In: 83rd General Session and Exhibition of the International American Dental Research. Baltimore, MD. Journal of Dental Research 84, 2005.  

15. Pontual MAB, Ferreira CF, Gomes MCC, Scarso Filho JS, Granjeiro JM, Simões CMO, Magini RS. Influence of platelet-rich plasma in human osteoblast proliferation: in vitro analysis. XII Congresso da Sociedade Brasileira de Biologia Celular e IXI Congresso da Sociedade Iberoamericana de Biologia Celular. Campinas, SP, 2004.

16. Freire JNO, Coelho PG, Magini RS, Cardoso AC, Ferreira CF, Souza DC. Biomechanical     assessment  of mini-implants for orthodontic anchorage. In: 82nd General Session and Exhibition of the International American Dental Research. Honolulu, HA. Journal of  Dental Research 82, 2004.

17. Ferreira CF. Schiochett C, Magini RS.  Cardoso AC, Pontual MAB, Freire JNO. Histological analysis of bone tissue around bovine bone screws. In: 82nd General Session and Exhibition of the International American Dental Research. Honolulu, HA. Journal of Dental Research 82, 2004. 

18. Dinato JC, Cardoso AC, Magini RS, Ferreira CF, Andriani Junior W. Microscopic analysis of laser welded implant prosthesis using Procera system. In: 82nd General Session and Exhibition of the International American Dental Research. Honolulu, HA. Journal of Dental Research 82, 2004.

19. Bianchini MA, Ferreira CF,  Magini RS. A solda a laser nas próteses sobre implantes. In: Sociedade Brasileira de Pesquisa Odontológica. Águas de Lindóia, SP. 2003.

20. Zortéa Júnior AJ, Magini RS, Coura GS, Narciso K, Ferreira CF, Freire JNO. Clustering phenomena in implant dentistry: seven-year retrospective follow-up. In: 82nd General   Session and Exhibition of the International American Dental Research. Honolulu, HA. Journal of Dental Research 82, 2004.

21. Andriani Junior W, Magini RS, Freire JNO, Ferreira CF, Coura GS. Frictional heat measurement during implant site preparation: an in vitro study. In: Collaborative strategies in Implant Dentistry. Boston, MA. 2003.

22. Zortéa Junior AJ, Ferreira CF, Magini RS. Retrospective analysis of implants placed in areas with and without bone graft. In: Collaborative strategies in Implant Dentistry. Boston, MA. 2003.

23. Ferreira CF, Dias RP. The UCLA abutment as an esthetic resource: a clinical case. In: VI congresso  Catarinense de promoção de saúde bucal “Odontologia com ética e evidência científica”.  Joinville, SC. 2002

24. Ferreira CF, Dias RP. O abutment UCLA como substituições protéticas em reposições unitárias. In: Anais do IV encontro científico da pós graduação do Hospital de Reabilitações de Anomalias Crâniofacias-USP. Bauru, SP. 2001.

25. Corotti MV, Ferreira CF, Dekon AFC,  Hussne RP. Tratamento multidisciplinar de  dentes com reabsorção cervical externa. In: Anais do IV encontro científico da pós graduação do Hospital de Reabilitações de Anomalias Crâniofacias-USP. Bauru, SP. 2001.

Research Interest/Specialty

Bone and soft tissue augmentation

Periodontal and Peri-implant diseases and defects

Clinical Care Specialty/Interest

Periodontal and peri-implant diseases. Periodontal and peri-implant treatment. Periodontal and peri-implant defect repair/regeneration. Patient care, communication technology (http://www.dsl-conference.com/commitee.html).

Publications

  1. Dalago HR, Perrotti V, Torres de Freitas SF, Ferreira CF, Piattelli A, Iaculli F, Bianchini MA.. Prospective longitudinal comparison study of surgical therapies for peri-implantitis: 3-year follow-up.. Aust Dent J., 2019.
  2. Ferreira CF, Shafter MA, Jain V, Wicks RA, Linder E, Ledo CAS.. Evaluation of effectiveness of cement removal from implant-retained crowns using a proposed circular crisscross flossing technique. Journal of Oral Implantology, 2018.
  3. Rosales IS, Ivich EJR, Prado AM, Ferreira CF. An esthetic option for single-unit implant-supported restorations in the aesthetic zone: a 6-year follow-up. J Tenn Dent Assoc, 1 (98), 23-28, 2018.
  4. Ferreira CF, Binkley LH, Kimmelman JR. Mobile monitoring system as a novel tool in periodontology for optimized treatment of patients presenting advanced forms of periodontal disease: A case report. J Tenn Dent Assoc, 98 (1), 14-22, 2018.
  5. Ferreira CF, Magalhães Junior EB, Zini B.. Optimizing anterior implant esthetics with a vascularized interpositional periosteal connective tissue graft for ridge augmentation: a case report. Journal of Oral Implantology, 2018.
  6. Ferreira CF, Cardoso AC, Cid R, Souza JGO, Wicks RA. Use of Endodontic Cores for Rigid Screw Retention of the Natural Dentition to Dental Implants by Means of Fixed Partial Prostheses for the Atrophic Mandible: Long-Term Clinical Results. Online Journal of Dentistry & Oral Health, 1 (1), 1-5, 2018.
  7. Araújo PM, Filho , GS, Ferreira CF, Magalhães CAB, magalhaes Benfatti CA, Cagna, DR, Bianchini MA.. Mechanical Complications Related to the Retention Screws of Prefabricated Metal Abutments With Different Angulations: A Retrospective Study With 916 Implants. Implant Dentistry, 2017.
  8. Ferreira CF, Babu J, Hamlekhan A, Patel S, Shokuhfar T. Efficiency of nanotube surface treated dental implants loaded with doxycycline on growth reduction of Porphyromonas gingivalis. Int J Oral Maxillofacl Implants, 2 (32), 322-328., 2017.
  9. Bittencourt T, Ribeiro C, Devito K, Ferreria C, Cagna DR, Assis NM. Zirconia abutment supporting all ceramic crowns in the esthetic zone: interim results of a prospective study. Eur J Prosthodont Restor Dent, 1 (24), 23-30, 2016.
  10. Morsch CS, Cardoso M, Cardoso AC, Ferreira CF. Clinical assessment of two modified implant impression copings by means of visual analog scale.. International Journal of Dentistry and Oral Health, 2016.
  11. Ferreira CF, Oderich E Boff LL, Volpato CAM. Step-by-step resin bonding of ceramic veneers in the anterior maxilla: A case report. J Tenn Dent Assoc, 96, 47-51, 2016.
  12. Ferreira, CF, Prado, AM, Pereira, MA, Cardoso, AC. The Value of Occlusion in Dentistry: A Clinical Report Showing the Correction of an Anterior Reverse Articulation with Selective Occlusal Adjustment. J Prosthodont, 2015.
  13. Ferreira, CF, Babu, J, Migliorati, EK, Stein, S, Garcia-Godoy, F. Assessment of the Effect of CO2 Laser Irradiation on the Reduction of Bacteria Seeded on Commercially Available Sandblasted Acid-Etched Titanium Dental Implants: An In Vitro Study. Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants, 30 (3), 588-95, 2015.
  14. Ferreira CF, J Escóssia, TPT Silva, AL Zétola, RN Tavares.. Reconstruction of severely atrophic pre-maxilla using rhBMP-2 and titanium mesh for dental implants: a case report.. Journal of Dentistry and Oral Implants, 1 (1), 15, 2015.
  15. Cardoso, AC, Ferreira, CF, Oderich, E, Pedroso, ML, Wicks, R. Occlusal rehabilitation of pseudo-class III patient. J Prosthodont, 24 (1), 78-82, 2015.
  16. Ferreira CF, Buttendorf AR, Souza JGO, Dalago, H, Bianchini, MA, Schuldt Filho, G.. Prevalence of peri-implant diseases: analyses of associated factors.. European Journal of Prosthodontics and Restorative Dentistry 2015, 1-8, 2015.
  17. Buttendorf AR, Ferreira CF, Bianchini MA, Silva JE, Wicks, RA.. Minimal Time for Gingival Retraction Cords to Achieve Accurate Impression: An In Vivo Study.. Journal of Dental Health, Oral Disorders & Therapy, 1 (3), 78, 2015.
  18. Ferreira, CF, Babu, J, Tipton, D, Hottel, TL. Assessment of the effect of chemical agents used in dentistry on the removal of Porphyromonas gingivalis and Escherichia coli from sandblasted acid-etched titanium dental implants: an in vitro study. Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants, 30 (2), 299-307, 2014.
  19. Ribeiro, CG, Bittencourt, TC, Ferreira, CF, Assis, NM. An alternative approach for augmenting the anterior maxilla using autogenous free gingival bone graft for implant retained prosthesis. J Oral Implantol, 40 (2), 183-7, 2014.
  20. Buttendorf AR, Ferreira CF, Oliveira de Souza JG, Dalago H, Bianchini MA.. Prevalence of Peri-implant Diseases – Part 1.. Dentistry., 6 (4), 1-4, 2014.
  21. Melo EV, Kauling AEC, Freitas SFT, Cardoso AC & Ferreira CF.. The ability of dental specialists to distinguish lateral incisor metal-free from porcelain-fused-to-metal implant supported crowns.. European Journal of Prosthodontics and Restorative Dentistry, 4 (22), 1-6, 2014.
  22. Wicks, R, Ahuja, S, Jain, V, Ferreira, CF. A technique to create an interocclusal bite registration using in situ implant healing abutments. J Tenn Dent Assoc, 93 (1), 47-9; quiz 50-1, 2013.
  23. Soares, LG, Magalhães, EB, Magalhães, CA, Ferreira, CF, Marques, AM, Pinheiro, AL. New bone formation around implants inserted on autologous and xenografts irradiated or not with IR laser light: a histomorphometric study in rabbits. Braz Dent J, 24 (3), 218-23, 2013.
  24. Cardoso AC, Neto ARLP, Ferreira CF, Myers SL.. In reality is there occlusal trauma without bruxism? International journal of stomatology & occlusion medicine.. International journal of stomatology & occlusion medicine, 3 (5), 97-98, 2013.
  25. de Aguiar, RC, Zabolotsky, B, de Souza, DC, Ferreira, CF, Cardoso, AC. Temporary implants for patients with low bone density of the upper maxilla: an alternative rehabilitation strategy. Clin Implant Dent Relat Res, 14 (1), 152-6, 2012.
  26. Souza JG, Bianchini M, Ferreira C.. Relationship between smoking and bleeding on probing.. Journal of Oral Implantol., 5 (38), 581-6, 2012.
  27. Ribeiro, CG, Siqueira, AF, Bez, L, Cardoso, AC, Ferreira, CF. Dental implant rehabilitation of a patient with down syndrome: a case report. J Oral Implantol, 37 (4), 481-7, 2011.
  28. Pontual MAB, Ferreira CF, Bianchini MA, Bez LV, Magini RS.. Cortical bovine bone screw: a new alternative to the apositional bone grafts; Histological study in the beagle dog model.. Revista ImplantNews, 7 (3), 37, 2010.
  29. Bianchini, MA, Buttendorf, AR, Benfatti, CA, Bez, LV, Ferreira, CF, de Andrade, RF. The use of freeze-dried bone allograft as an alternative to autogenous bone graft in the atrophic maxilla: a 3-year clinical follow-up. Int J Periodontics Restorative Dent, 29 (6), 643-7, 2009.
  30. Sclar, AG, Kannikal, J, Ferreira, CF, Kaltman, SI, Parker, WB. Treatment planning and surgical considerations in implant therapy for patients with agenesis, oligodontia, and ectodermal dysplasia: review and case presentation. J Oral Maxillofac Surg, 67 (11 Suppl), 2-12, 2009.
  31. Ferreira, CF, Magini, RS, Sharpe, PT. Biological tooth replacement and repair. J Oral Rehabil, 34 (12), 933-9, 2007.
  32. Ferreira, CF, Carriel Gomes, MC, Filho, JS, Granjeiro, JM, Oliveira Simões, CM, Magini, Rde S. Platelet-rich plasma influence on human osteoblasts growth. Clin Oral Implants Res, 16 (4), 456-60, 2005.
  33. Pontual, MA, Freire, JN, Souza, DC, Ferreira, CF, Bianchini, MA, Magini, RS. A newly designed template device for use with the insertion of immediately loaded implants. J Oral Implantol, 30 (5), 325-9, 2004.
  34. Pires RD, Ferreira CF, Rezende MLR.. Revisão sobre a adaptação entre os implantes dentários seus pilares. Revista Brasileira de Implantodontia, 11 (Jan/Mar), 16-20, 2003.
  35. Leite MEA, Santos RM, Néri AP, Ferreira CF, Correa LC.. Eficiência do selante de ionômero de vidro em superfícies oclusais de molares e pré-molares de indivíduos da Clínica de Manutenção da PUCMinas.. Revista do Conselho Regional de Odontologia de Minas Gerais, 8 (2), 126-33, 2001.