Substantial variations in light curing procedures -

Reported data is scarce on light curing times of restorations and irradiance of the curing devices used. In this study we sought to improve the knowledge of such parameters as total light dose applied to a restoration layer and the total potential exposure to reflected light to the dentist’s eyes during a workday.

Vacant position as visiting scientist at NIOM during 2018 -

Positions as visiting scientist in the field of biomaterials research are offered at the Nordic Institute of Dental Materials, NIOM, in Oslo, Norway.

The oral microflora – a reservoir of antibiotic resistance genes? -

The increase in antibiotic resistant bacteria calls for conscious antibiotic prescription which should be restricted to evidence-based knowledge of their usefulness to the patient.

Success in light curing -

Welcome to our webinar on May 30th. In this webinar our Head of Laboratory, Hilde M. Kopperud, will present topics on light curing techniques and discuss how to avoid pitfalls when buying a new curing lamp.

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.

En nordisk møteplass for materialkunnskap gjennom 45 år -

2017 har Norge formannskapet i Nordisk Ministerråd samtidig som det er 45 år siden NIOM ble etablert. Dette markeres med seminaret Forskning og pasientsikkerhet i 45 år.