Vesna Miletic


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  1. Miletic V, Avuthu R, Zaprzala P, Divnic-Resnik T, Savic-Stankovic T, Cabunac J, Stasic JN, Matic T. Enhanced personal protective equipment and dental students' experience and quality of a restorative procedure in a simulated clinical setting. Journal of Dental Education 2024 May 25. [In Press] doi: 10.1002/jdd.13593
  2. Kim J-H, Miletic V, Leprince JG, Park Y-S. Evaluation of Relative Dentin Abrasivity in Whitening Toothpastes Containing Acids. International Dental Journal 2024; [In Press]; doi: 10.1016/j.identj.2024.04.004
  3. Miletic V, Komlenic V, Bajuk-Bogdanović D, Stasic J, Petrovic V, Savic-Stankovic T. Preheating and "snow-plow" composite application technique affect double bond conversion but not bond strength to dentine. Journal of Esthetic and Restorative Dentistry 2024;36:951–961.
  4. Matic T, Zebic ML, Miletic V, Trajkovic I, Milosevic M, Racic A, Veljovic D. Hydroxyapatite-based dental inserts: Microstructure, mechanical properties, bonding efficiency and fracture resistance of molars with occlusal restorations. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B: Applied Biomaterials 2024;112(1):e35331.
  5. Josic U, D'Alessandro C, Miletic V, Maravic T, Mazzitelli C, Jacimovic J, Sorrentino R, Zarone F, Mancuso E, Delgado AH, Breschi L, Mazzoni A. Clinical longevity of direct and indirect posterior resin composite restorations: An updated systematic review and meta-analysis. Dental Materials 2023;39(12):1085-1094.
  6. Ilić J, Milosavljević A, Lazarević M, Milošević Marković M, Milašin J, Vučetić M, Chaurasia A, Miletić V, Roganović J. Melatonin Mitigates iNOS-Related Effects of HEMA and Camphorquinone in Human Dental Pulp Cells: Relevance for Postoperative Sensitivity Mechanism in Type 2 Diabetes. International Journal of Molecular Sciences 2023:24: 2562. 
  7. Miletic V, Trifkovic B, Stamenkovic D, Nisie Tango R, Paravina RD. Effects of staining and artificial aging on optical properties of gingiva-colored resin-based restorative materials. Clinical Oral Investigations 2022;26(11):6817-6827.
  8. Miletic V. In vitro evidence indicates silver diamine fluoride pretreatment of dentine may reduce bond strength of dental adhesives, but not of glass ionomer cements [discussion]. Journal of Evidence-Based Dental Practice 2022, 101755. 
  9. Divnic-Resnik T, Shen JJ, Nguyen JVT, Lu DW, Miletic V. Effects of bioflavonoid-containing mouth rinses on optical properties of tooth-coloured dental restorative materials. Scientific Reports 2022;12, 9944.
  10. Matić T, Ležaja Zebić M, Miletić V, Cvijović-Alagić I, Petrović R, Janaćković Dj, Veljović Dj,
    Sr,Mg co-doping of calcium hydroxyapatite: Hydrothermal synthesis, processing, characterization and possible application as dentin substitutes. Ceramics International 2022;48(8):11155–11165.
  11. Saengnil W, Anuntasainont M, Srimaneekarn N, Miletic V, Pongprueksa P. A Retrospective Clinical Study on Factors Influencing the Failure of NCCL Restorations. International Journal of Dentistry 2022:8048265. doi: 10.1155/2022/8048265. eCollection 2022
  12. Stasic JN, Pficer JK, Milicic B, Puač N, Miletic V. Effects of non-thermal atmospheric plasma on dentin wetting and adhesive bonding efficiency: Systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Dentistry [In Press] 2021 Sep;112:103765. doi: 10.1016/j.jdent.2021.103765.
  13. Savic-Stankovic T, Karadzic B, Komlenic V, Stasic J, Petrovic V, Ilic J, Miletic V. Effects of whitening gels on color and surface properties of a microhybrid and nanohybrid composite. Dental Materials Journal 2021;40(6):1380-1387.
  14. Petronijevic Sarcev B, Balos S, Markovic D, Sarcev I, Vukcevic M, Labus Zlatanovic D, Miletic V. Effect of the Degree of Conversion on Mechanical Properties and Monomer Elution from Self-, Dual- and Light-Cured Core Composites. Materials 2021, 14, 5642.
  15. Miletic V, Stasic JN, Komlenic V, Petrovic R. Multifactorial analysis of optical properties, sorption, and solubility of sculptable universal composites for enamel layering upon staining in colored beverages. Journal of Esthetic and Restorative Dentistry 2021;33:943-952
  16. Ilić J, Radović K, Savić-Stanković T, Popovac A, Miletić V, Milić Lemić A. The effect of COVID-19 pandemic on final year dental students’ self-confidence level in performing clinical procedures. PLOS ONE 2021;16(10): e0257359.  
  17. Komlenic V, Miletic V. Effects of the light tip position on the degree of conversion and dentin bond strength of a universal adhesive. Srpski Arhiv za Celokupno Lekarstvo (Serbian Archives of Medicine)  2021;149 (3-4):149-154
  18. Kazuz A, Radovanovic Z, Veljovic Dj, Kojic V, Miletic V, Petrovic R, Janackovic Dj. α-Tricalcium phosphate/fluorapatite based composite cements: Synthesis, mechanical properties, and biocompatibility. Ceramics International 2020;46:25149-25154 
  19. Milanovic I, Milovanovic P, Antonijevic Dj, Dzeletovic B, Djuric M, Miletic V.Immediate and long-term porosity of calcium silicate-based sealers. Journal of Endodontics 2020;46:515-523
  20. Ayoub G, Lezaja Zebic M, Miletic V, Petrovic R, Veljovic Dj, Janackovic Dj. Dissimilar sintered calcium phosphate dental inserts as dentine substitutes: Shear bond strength to restorative materials. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B: Applied Biomaterials 2020;108:2461-2470 
  21. Savic-Stankovic T, Karadzic B, Latkovic M, Miletic V.Clinical efficiency of a sodium perborate  - hydrogen peroxide mixture for intracoronal non-vital teeth bleaching. Srpski Arhiv za Celokupno Lekarstvo (Serbian Archives of Medicine) 2020;148(1-2):24-30.
  22. Miletic V, Marjanovic J, Veljovic DN, Stasic JN, Petrovic V. Color stability of bulk-fill and universal composite restorations with dissimilar dentin replacement material. Journal of Esthetic and Restorative Dentistry  2019;31:520-528.
  23. Petrovic V, Stasic JN, Komlenic V, Savic-Stankovic T, Latkovic M, Miletic V. Temperature changes in the pulp chamber induced by polymerization of resin-based dental restoratives following simulated direct pulp capping. Hemijska Industrija (Chemical Industry) 2019;73:239-248
  24. Stasic JN, Selaković N, Puač N, Miletić M, Malović G, Petrović ZLj, Veljovic Dj, Miletic V. Effects of non-thermal atmospheric plasma treatment on dentin wetting and surface free energy for application of universal adhesives. Clinical Oral Investigations 2019;231383-139.
  25. Mitrovic A, Tanasic I, Mitrovic N, Miletic V,Bakic G, Milosevic M, Antonovic D. Analysis of the strain and hardness in self-cured and light-cured self-adhesive resin based cement. Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology 2019, doi: 10.1080/01694243.2019.1654221 
  26. Ayoub G, Veljovic Dj, Lezaja Zebic M, Miletic V, Palcevskis E, Petrovic R, Janackovic Dj. Composite Nanostructured Hydroxyapatite/Yttrium Stabilized Zirconia Dental Inserts – The Processing and Application as Dentin Substitutes. Ceramics International 2018;44:18200-18208.
  27. Marjanovic J, Veljovic Dj, Stasic J, Savic-Stankovic T, Trifkovic B, Miletic V. Optical properties of composite restorations influenced by dissimilar dentin restoratives. Dental Materials 2018;34:737-745
  28. Lezaja Zebic M, Dzeletovic B, Miletic V. Microtensile bond strength of universal adhesives to flat versus Class I cavity dentin with pulpal pressure simulation. Journal of Esthetic and Restorative Dentistry 2018; 30:240-248 Doi: 10.1111/jerd.12363. 
  29. Miletic V, Pongprueksa P, De Munck J, Brooks NR, Van Meerbeek B. Curing characteristics of flowable and sculptable bulk-fill composites. Clinical Oral Investigations 2017;21:1201-1212. 
  30. Manojlovic D, Dramićanin MD, Miletic V, Mitić-Ćulafić D, Jovanović B, Nikolić B. Cytotoxicity and genotoxicity of a low-shrinkage monomer and monoacylphosphine oxide photoinitiator: Comparative analyses of individual toxicity and combination effects in mixtures. Dental Materials 2017;33(4):454-466. 
  31. Miletic V, Jakovljevic N, Manojlovic D, Marjanovic J, Rosic AA, Dramićanin MD. Refractive indices of unfilled resin mixtures and cured composites related to color and translucency of conventional and low-shrinkage composites. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B: Applied Biomater 2017;105:7-13.
  32. Miletic V, Peric D, Milosevic M, Manojlovic D, Mitrovic N. Local deformation fields and marginal integrity of sculptable bulk-fill, low-shrinkage and conventional composites. Dental Materials 2016;32:1441-1451.
  33. Lezaja M, Jokic B, Veljovic Dj, Miletic V. Shear bond strength to dentine of dental adhesives containing hydroxyapatite nano-fillers. Journal of Adhesion Science & Technology 2016; 30(24):2678-2689. 
  34. Manojlovic D, Dramicanin M, Lezaja M, Pongprueksa P, Van Meerbeek B, Miletic V. Effect of resin and photoinitiator on color, translucency and color stability of conventional and low-shrinkage model composites. Dental Materials 2016;32:183-191.
  35. Manojlovic D, Dramićanin MD,  Milosevic M, Zeković I, Cvijović-Alagić I, Mitrović N, Miletic V. Effects of a low-shrinkage methacrylate monomer and monoacylphosphine oxide photoinitiator on curing efficiency and mechanical properties of experimental resin-based composites. Materials Science and Engineering C 2016;58:487-494.
  36. Manojlovic D, Lenhardt L, Milićević B, Antonov M, Miletic V, Dramićanin MD. Evaluation of Staining-Dependent Colour Changes in Resin Composites Using Principal Component Analysis. Scientific Reports 2015;5:14638. doi: 10.1038/srep14638.
  37. Lezaja M, Veljovic Dj, Manojlovic D, Milosevic M, Mitrovic N, Janackovic Dj, Miletic V. Bond strength of restorative materials to hydroxyapatite inserts and dimensional changes of insert-containing restorations during polymerization. Dental Materials 2015;2:171-181.
  38. Petrović V, Opačić-Galić V, Zivković S, Nikolić B, Danilović V, Miletić V, Jokanović V, Mitić-Ćulafić D. Biocompatibility of new nanostructural materials based on active silicate systems and hydroxyapatite: in vitro and in vivo study. International Endodontic Journal 2015;48:966-75.
  39. Milanovic I, Ivanovic V, Vujaskovic M, Ignjatovic S, Miletic V. Accuracy of three electronic apex locators in determining the apical foramen in multi-rooted teeth: Randomised clinical and laboratory study. Australian Endodontic Journal 2015;41:35-43.
  40. Cimbaljevic MM, Spin-Neto RR, Miletic VJ,Jankovic SM, Aleksic ZM, Nikolic-Jakoba NS. Clinical and CBCT-based diagnosis of furcation involvement in patients with severe periodontitis. Quintessence International 2015;46:863-870.
  41. Pongprueksa P, Miletic V, Janssens H, Van Landuyt KL, De Munck J, Godderis L, Van Meerbeek B. Degree of conversion and monomer elution of CQ/amine and TPO adhesives. Dental Materials 2014;30:695-701.
  42. Pongprueksa P, Miletic V, De Munck J, Brooks N, Meersman F, Nies E, Van Meerbeek B, Van Landuyt K. Effect of Evaporation on the Shelf Life of a Universal Adhesive. Operative Dentistry 2014;39:500-507.
  43. Miletic V, Pongprueksa P, De Munck J, Brooks NR, Van Meerbeek B. Monomer-to-polymer conversion and micro-tensile bond strength to dentine of experimental and commercial adhesives containing diphenyl(2,4,6-trimethylbenzoyl)phosphine oxide or a camphorquinone/amine photo-initiator system. Journal of Dentistry 2013;41:918-926.
  44. Lezaja M, Veljovic DN, Jokic BM, Cvijovic-Alagic I, Zrilic MM, Miletic V. Effect of hydroxyapatite spheres, whiskers, and nanoparticles on mechanical properties of a model BisGMA/TEGDMA composite initially and after storage. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B: Applied Biomaterials 2013;101:1469–1476.
  45. Manojlovic D, Radisic M, Lausevic M, Zivkovic S, Miletic V. Mathematical modeling of cross-linking monomer elution from resin-based dental composites. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B: Applied Biomaterials 2013;101:61-67. 
  46. Santini A, Miletic V, Swift MD, Bradley M. Degree of conversion and microhardness of TPO-containing resin-based composites cured by polywave and monowave LED units. Journal of Dentistry 2012;40:577-584. 
  47. Miletic V, Santini A. Optimizing the concentration of 2,4,6-trimethylbenzoyldiphenyl - phosphine oxide initiator in composite resins in relation to monomer conversion. Dental Materials Journal 2012;31:717-723.
  48. Santini A, Miletic V, Koutsaki D. Degree of conversion of three fissure sealants cured by different light curing units using micro-Raman spectroscopy. Journal of Dental Sciences 2012;7:26-32. 
  49. Miletic V, Santini A. Micro-Raman spectroscopic analysis of the degree of conversion of composite resins containing different initiators cured by polywave or monowave LED units. Journal of Dentistry 2012;40:106-113. 
  50. Miletic V, Manojlovic D, Milosevic M, Mitrovic N, Savic Stankovic T, Maneski T. Analysis of local shrinkage patterns of self-adhering and flowable composites using 3D digital image correlation. Quintessence International 2011;42:797-804. 
  51. Miletic V, Beljic-Ivanovic K, Ivanovic V. Clinical reproducibility of three electronic apex locators. International Endodontic Journal 2011;44:769-76. 
  52. Manojlovic D, Radisic M, Vasiljevic T, Zivkovic S, Lausevic M, Miletic V. Monomer elution from nanohybrid and ormocer-based composites cured with different light sources. Dental Materials 2011;27:371-378.
  53. Grga D, Dzeletović B, Miletić V, Damjanov M. Water uptake and solubility of Acroseal sealer in comparison with Apexit and AH Plus sealers in Hank's solution. Srp Arh Celok Lek (Serbian Archives of Medicine) 2011;139(9-10):579-82. 
  54. Milosevic M, Miletic V, Mitrovic N, Manojlovic D, Savic Stankovic T, Maneski T. Measurement of local deformation fields in dental composites using 3D optical system. Chemicke Listy 2011;105:s751-s753. 
  55. Miletic V, Santini A. Micro-Raman Assessment of the Ratio of Carbon-Carbon Double Bonds of Two Adhesive Systems Cured with LED or Halogen Light-curing Units. Journal of Adhesive Dentistry 2010;12:461-7. 
  56. Miletic V, Ivanovic V, Dzeletovic B, Lezaja M. Temperature Changes in Silorane-, Ormocer-, and Dimethacrylate-Based Composites and Pulp Chamber Roof during Light-Curing. Journal of Esthetic and Restorative Dentistry 2009;21:122-131. 
  57. Miletic V, Santini A, Trkulja I. Quantification of monomer elution and carbon-carbon double bonds in dental adhesive systems using HPLC and micro-Raman spectroscopy. Journal of Dentistry 2009;37:177-84. 
  58. Santini A, Miletic V. Comparison of the hybrid layer formed by Silorane adhesive, one-step self-etch and etch and rinse systems using confocal micro-Raman spectroscopy and SEM. Journal of Dentistry 2008;36:683-91.
  59. Miletic VJ, Santini A. Remaining unreacted methacrylate groups in resin-based composite with respect to sample preparation and storing conditions using micro-Raman spectroscopy. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B: Applied Biomaterials 2008;87:468-74. 
  60. Santini A, Miletic V. Quantitative micro-Raman assessment of dentine demineralization, adhesive penetration, and degree of conversion of three dentine bonding systems. European Journal of Oral Sciences 2008;116:177-83.

Other international peer-reviewed journals indexed in MEDLINE and other citation databases

  1. Matic T, Lezaja Zebic M, Cvijovic-Alagic I, Miletic V, Petrovic R, Janackovic Dj, Veljovic Dj. The Effect of Calcinated Hydroxyapatite and Magnesium Doped Hydroxyapatite as Fillers on the Mechanical Properties of a Model BisGMA/TEGDMA Dental Composite Initially and After Aging. Metallurgical and Materials Engineering 2018; 24(4): 271-281. doi: 10.30544/403 ISSN: 2217-8961
  2. Milosevic M, Tatic U, Sedmak S, Perovic J, Miletic V. Calculation of Maximum Tensile and Shear Forces in Restorative Materials Using Finite Element Method. Key Engineering Materials Vol. 601 (2014) pp 151-154. Doi 10.4028/
  3. Milosevic M, Mitrovic N, Miletic V, Tatic U, Ezdenci A. Analysis of Composite Shrinkage Stresses on 3D Premolar Models with Different Cavity Design Using Finite Element Method. Key Engineering Materials Vol. 586 (2014) pp 202-205. Doi 10.4028/ 
  4. Vujaskovic M, Karadzic B, Miletic V. Root canal treatment of mandibular second premolar tooth with taurodontism. Serbian Archives of Medicine 2008 May-Jun;136(5-6):280-3. 
  5. Santini A, Watterson C, Miletic V. Temperature rise within the pulp chamber during composite resin polymerisation using three different light sources. The Open Dentistry Journal 2008;2:137-141.
  6. Durey K, Santini A, Miletic V. Pulp chamber temperature rise during curing of resin-based composites with different light-curing units. Primary Dental Care 2008;15(1):33-8. 
  7. Millen C, Ormond M, Richardson G, Santini A, Miletic V, Kew P. A study of temperature rise in the pulp chamber during composite polymerization with different light-curing units. Journal of Contemporary Dental Practice 2007;8(7):29-37.

Chapters in international books (cont'd)

  1. Miletic V. Development of Dental Composites. In Dental Composite Materials for Direct Restorations. Editor: V. Miletic, Publisher: Springer International Publishing (Springer-Verlag GmbH, Germany). ISBN: 978-3-319-60960-7 (Hardcover), 978-3-319-60961-4 (eBook), DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-60961-4. 
  2. Miletic V. Low-Shrinkage Composites. In Dental Composite Materials for Direct Restorations. Editor: V. Miletic, Publisher: Springer International Publishing (Springer-Verlag GmbH, Germany). ISBN: 978-3-319-60960-7 (Hardcover), 978-3-319-60961-4 (eBook), DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-60961-4. 
  3. Miletic V, Sauro S. Bonding to Tooth Tissues. In Dental Composite Materials for Direct Restorations. Editor: V. Miletic, Publisher: Springer International Publishing (Springer-Verlag GmbH, Germany). ISBN: 978-3-319-60960-7 (Hardcover), 978-3-319-60961-4 (eBook), DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-60961-4.
  4. Miletic V. Dental adhesive systems. In Dental Biomaterials: Principles and Application. 2nd editions. Editors: Khurshid Z, Sheikh Z. pp. 180-195. Publisher: Paramount Books (PVT) Ltd., Pakistan 2014. ISBN 9789694949604
  5. Santini A, Egle M and Miletic V. A review of SEM and TEM studies on the hybridisation of dentine. IN: Microscopy: Science, Technology, Applications and Education. Editors: Mendez-Vilas A, Diaz J. Publisher: FORMATEX, Badajoz, Spain, 2011. ISBN-13: 978-84-614-6189-9  


1. Miletic V, Petrovic V, Stasic J, Mitrovic N, Milovanovic A and Milosevic M. Device for assessment of micro-mechanical properties of dental materials with modular tools. Application No: 2019/0032. Reg. br: 1643. Date of registration: Feb. 13, 2020. National Registry of Patents, Serbia 
2. Mitrovic N, Miletic V, Milosevic M, Dragicevic A, Kosic B, Mitrovic A. System for synchronised measurement of deformations and temperature changes of the sample (Sistem za sinhronizovano merenje deformacija i temperaturnih promena uzorka). Patent 2018/0049, National Registry of Patents, Serbia

Keynote talk

Miletic V. Optical Properties of White and Pink Resin-based Restorative Materials; AADOCR/CADR Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 2022 

Featured Work

Dental Composite Materials for Direct Restorations. Editor: V. Miletic,

Publisher: Springer International Publishing (Springer-Verlag GmbH, Germany). 2018

ISBN: 978-3-319-60960-7 (Hardcover), 978-3-319-60961-4 (eBook),

DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-60961-4.

Most Recent Chapters in international books

  1. Miletic V. Clinical Challenges and Longevity of Bulk-Fill Materials. In J. Sabbagh, R. McConnell (eds.), Bulk Fill Resin Composites in Dentistry. Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2023. Pp: 127-157. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-031-16388-3_9
  2. ​Veljović, D., Miletic, V. Bioceramic Dental Inserts Based on Calcium Phosphate Nano-particles. In: Thomas, S., Baiju, R.M. (eds) Nanomaterials in Dental Medicine. Materials Horizons: From Nature to Nanomaterials. Springer, Singapore 2023. DOI:10.1007/978-981-19-8718-2_12
  3. Stasic Jovana N and Miletic Vesna. Surface Modification of Dental Materials and Hard Tissues Using Nonthermal Atmospheric Plasma. In Mitrovic N, Milosevic M, Mladenovic G (Editors). Computational and Experimental Approaches in Materials Science and Engineering, CNNTech 2019, LNNS 90. Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2020 pp: 119-138. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-30853-7_8​