Toxicity of monomers -

The term “resin-based dental materials” refers to dental materials containing polymers, like composites, adhesives, cements and denture base material. Usually, these polymers are formed by in situ polymerization of methacrylate monomers.

Permeability of Medical Gloves to Mono- and Dimethacrylate Monomers in Dental Restorative Materials -

Dental personnel manually handle methacrylate-based restorative materials, which can cause skin irritation and allergies. The protection given by different types of medical gloves is not well known.