Fabrication techniques and ion release in cobalt-chromium alloys -

A recent study tested the behaviour of cobalt-chromium alloys under corrosive conditions mimicking the acidity observed in oral biofilm. Cobalt-chromium has become the alloy of choice for the framework of porcelain-fixed-to-metal (PFM) prosthetics also in combination with titanium implants. The alloy specimens were fabricated by both traditional casting, by milling and by laser melting and sintering.

Maria Kassapidou – my experience as a visiting researcher at NIOM -

Maria Kassapidou is a Swedish clinician and researcher who has divided her time between NIOM where she has been a visiting researcher, the department of Prosthodontics and Dental Materials Science at the University of Gothenburg where she has been enrolled in a doctoral program, and the Institute for Postgraduate Dental Education in Jönköping where she is a clinical specialist in Prosthodontics.

NIOM welcomes guest researcher Maria Kassapidou from Sweden -

Maria Kassapidou just arrived at NIOM, and she will stay with us for three months.