NSFT winter meeting at Beitostølen, Norway, 2016 -

Four employees from NIOM participate at the NSFT meeting at Beitostølen, Norway.

Base-metal restorations seem safe -

Does the shift in high cost of noble alloys and new methods for fabrication have an implication on patient safety?

High-sensitivity analytical instruments (GC/MS and LC/MS) -

When combined, GC/MS and LC/MS allow for analysis of the whole spectrum of leaching components.

The safety of dental amalgam and alternative dental restoration materials for patients and users -

The European Commission asked its independent Scientific Committee on Emerging and Newly Identified Health Risks (SCENIHR) to provide a risk assessment on dental amalgam and alternatives such as resin-based composites, glass ionomer cements, ceramics and gold alloys to update the SCENIHR’s 2008 Opinion in light of new developments and data.

Load at fracture of monolithic and bilayered zirconia crowns with and without a cervical zirconia collar -

The effect of anatomic contour design in all or parts of zirconia crowns is uncertain regarding clinical reliability and survival rates.