Allergy and dental materials
Dental biomaterials may cause allergic reactions.
Appropriate dental materials for treating elderly, infirm, institutionalized patients
A report written on the deterioration in dental health that occurs when elderly people move into institutional care.
Read our results from testing dentin adhesives.
Designation of dental alloys
What is the recommended terminology for designating dental alloys?
Dual-cured luting materials tested
Twelve materials were tested according to some of the requirements in “Dentistry – Polymer-based restorative materials”, ISO 4049:2009.
Filling materials: Repair, expand or replace a composite filling?
Repair, expand or replace a composite filling?
Product testing of five composites
Product testing of commercial dental polymer-based restorative composites has been conducted on behalf of the Norwegian Ministry of Health and Care Services.
Tested depth of cure and curing lamps
Depth of cure measurements were performed at NIOM according to ISO 4049. Test materials were Tetric EvoCeram (Ivoclar Vivadent) and Filtek Z250 (3M ESPE) colour A3. These composites were cured with 30 LED lamps using various curing methods and times.