Cell Toxicity of Nicotine and 2-hydroxyethylmethacrylate (HEMA) -

Abstract Objectives Snus is a type of smokeless tobacco widely used in the Nordic countries. A range of adverse health effects is associated with use of snus, and it is suggested that nicotine may mediate many of these effects. A major component in most resin based dental restoratives is methacrylate monomers. Commonly, these materials polymerize […]

NIOM to Baltimore: Annual Meeting of the Society of Toxicology 2017 -

Professor Jon E. Dahl, NIOM Managing Director, and senior scientists Jan Tore Samuelsen and Rune Becher are participating at the 56th Annual Meeting of the Society of Toxicology and ToxExpo in Baltimore, Maryland, March 12-16.

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.