Skip to main content
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock ( ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

High-Throughput Evaluation of Restorative Dental Polymers

Published

Author(s)

Sheng Lin-Gibson, Forrest A. Landis, Nancy J. Lin

Abstract

The effects of co-monomer composition and irradiation time on material properties and cell response were determined using high-throughput and combinatorial methods. 2-Dimensional gradient samples varying in monomer composition and light exposure time were fabricated. The conversion was measured using near infrared spectroscopy (NIR), and the mechanical properties (i.e., hardness and elastic modulus) were determined using nanoindentation. The cell response on gradient samples was also investigated. An excellent correlation was observed between the reaction conversion and mechanical properties as well as the cell response. The ultimate reaction conversion, mechanical properties, and cell response depended on both the co-monomer composition and cure time.
Citation
Biomaterials Forum

Keywords

Dental resin, dimethacrylate, mechanical properties, cell response, conversion

Citation

Lin-Gibson, S. , Landis, F. and Lin, N. (2006), High-Throughput Evaluation of Restorative Dental Polymers, Biomaterials Forum, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=854042 (Accessed March 1, 2024)
Created March 31, 2006, Updated February 19, 2017