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Photoinitiators, Dental MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Photoinitiators, Dental
Tree Number(s)
D25.339.574
D27.720.102.339.249
J01.637.051.339.574
Unique ID
D058567
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D058567
Scope Note
Chemical compound used to initiate polymerization of dental resins by the use of DENTAL CURING LIGHTS. It absorbs UV light and undergoes decomposition into free radicals that initiate polymerization process of the resins in the mix. Each photoinitiator has optimum emission spectrum and intensity for proper curing of dental materials.
Entry Term(s)
Resin Photoinitiators, Dental
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Dental Bonding, Light-Cured (2009-2010)
Photosensitizing Agents (1994-2010)
See Also
Curing Lights, Dental
Light-Curing of Dental Adhesives
Public MeSH Note
2011
History Note
2011
Date Established
2011/01/01
Date of Entry
2010/06/25
Photoinitiators, Dental Preferred
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