Violet‑blue light exposure of the skin: is there need for protection? -

Advocates of skin protection against blue light express concern about exposure to indoor lighting and electronic screens aswell as natural outdoor exposure. However, the nature of adverse effects in skin is unclear and the doses to induce effectsare unknown. We aimed to reveal whether there is a scientific basis for promoting skin protection against violet-blue […]

Other publications -

From the Panel on Food Additives, Flavourings, Processing Aids, Materials in Contact with Food and Cosmetics of the Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food and Environment (VKM) (www.vkm.no) Publications with the Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food and Environment (VKM) 2020       VKM. (2020:12) A scoping review of systematic reviews on environmental effects of sunscreen […]

In vitro abrasivity and chemical properties of charcoal-containing dentifrices -

The use of charcoal for oral hygiene purposes has long traditions in several countries. Products containing charcoal are constantly being introduced to the market, advertising various advantageous properties, such as a whitening effect and detoxification.

Do fluoride and BHT in toothpaste pose risks for your patients? -

Read why NIOM researchers, Drs. Aida Mulic and Ellen Bruzell, agree with recent risk assessments on fluoride and butylated hydroxytoluene, BHT.

Light Research meets dentistry -

Have you ever wondered how successful the use of light-activated antimicrobial treatment in dentistry is? Or whether the combined light exposure from different dental equipment in the dental clinic, is too high? These topics were reviewed in three different lectures by NIOM’s scientists, at the European Society for Photobiology (ESP), in Spain. (Links to the […]