WELCOME TO NORDIC INSTITUTE OF DENTAL MATERIALS

NIOM works to ensure that dental biomaterials are safe and effective. We undertake research, participate in standardization and provide clinical relevant advice to the dental health services and health authorities in the Nordic countries. NIOM offers research-based consultancy and accredited testing according to international standards. Our independent test laboratory delivers accurate and independent data accepted for third-party evaluations of dental materials and instruments.

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NEWS

“Many questions, much praise”

“Many questions, much praise”

Such reads the headline in the March edition of The Norwegian Dental Journal, referring to NIOM’s first webinar, held February 14th. The journal was in the room as 100 participants logged on across all the Nordic countries, observing, as the webinar was held and the follow-up article reveals more details, such as more background into why NIOM offers webinars, plans for the future and feedback from the participants post-event.
NIOM kicks off in Cologne: IDS 2017

NIOM kicks off in Cologne: IDS 2017

Four representatives from NIOM are heading to IDS 2017. They excited to meet colleagues and fellow professionals at the NIOM seminar at the Hyatt Regency Hotel tonight.

NEWSLETTERS

Repair or replace

Repair is the best treatment for defective restorations, most dentists in Norway argue. In a questionnaire study from NIOM and University of Oslo, up to 90 % of the respondents favoured repair rather than replacement of the restoration. read more

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. read more

NEWSLETTERS

Repair or replace

Repair or replace

Repair is the best treatment for defective restorations, most dentists in Norway argue. In a questionnaire study from NIOM and University of Oslo, up to 90 % of the respondents favoured repair rather than replacement of the restoration. read more
Toxicity of monomers

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. read more

RESEARCH

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NIOM TESTED

NIOM has established a programme for the quality evaluation of a number of dental products. The evaluation is based on testing of the products according to methods in relevant ISO and other standards, or according to other well-established and documented test methods. Products fulfilling the set requirements are granted permission to use the NIOM TESTED quality seal. The NIOM TESTED quality seal confirms that the product meets the requirements specified by NIOM.