Overview

oxygen inhibition layer


'oxygen inhibition layer' can also refer to...

 

More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Dentistry

GO

Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

A thin (approximately 1–3μ) layer of non-polymerized resin on the surface of a resin composite material produced as a result of the action of atmospheric oxygen. The oxygen inhibition layer consists of mainly uncured monomers. Viscous glycerine-based gels are designed to prevent the formation of an oxygen inhibition layer on the surface of resin materials when they are polymerized. Trade name: DeOx®.

Subjects: Dentistry.


Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.