Over-the-counter tooth bleaching -

Over-the-counter tooth bleaching. Complications related to the use of over-the-counter tooth bleaching products were investigated in a joint clinical study by the University of Gothenburg and NIOM. The products’ bleaching agent concentrations were close to the upper limit set by the EU Cosmetics Directive (76/768/EEC). Read more

Improved antibacterial methods -

Improved antibacterial methods. “Improved antibacterial phototoxicity of a neutral porphyrin in natural deep eutectic solvents” is the title of PhD candidate Kristine O. Wikene’s latest publication. Read more

Cements for gold inlays -

Resin-based cements used for gold inlays resisted erosive attack better and bonded the gold specimens to dentin statistically significant better than zinc phosphate cement a recent publication in the Norwegian Tannlegetidende concluded. Read more. Alternative sementer til gullinnlegg. Svendsen G, Dahl JE.  Nor Tannlegeforen Tid. 2015; 125: 420–4.

NIOM’s Senior Scientist John Tibballs participated in ISO workshop -

Senior Scientist John Tibballs participated in ISO Workshop for Chairs and Convenors “Effective ISO Meetings”. Tibballs is convenor of the working group WG 3 “Digitizing devices” of subcommittee SC 9 “CAD/CAM systems” under Technical Committee ISO TC 106 “Dentistry”.