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Forty-five anniversary – and many more to come! - Lisbeth Normann, Secretary to the minister of Health and Care Services, officially opened NIOM’s 45th anniversary seminar. Her speech centred on the establishment of NIOM in 1972, the changing dental health situation since then and the role of dental health in Nordic and European perspective in the time to come.
Research for patient safety - The Nordic seminar entitled “45 Years of Research for Patient Safety” (Forskning og pasientsikkerhet i 45 år) was organized by NIOM on behalf of the Ministry of Health and Care Services. The seminar on May 8th and 9th marked the Norwegian presidency of the Nordic Council of Ministers in 2017 and the 45th anniversary of NIOM.
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.
Summertime - NIOM wishes all customers and business relations a wonderful summer!
The European Organisation for Caries Research (ORCA) congress 2017 - NIOM Senior Scientist Aida Mulic will attend the The European Organisation for Caries Research (ORCA) congress held in Oslo, Norway, July 5th – 8th.
NIOM’s light curing-webinar now available – including Q&A summary - On May 30th, Head of Laboratory Hilde M. Kopperud presented a webinar with insight from NIOM on light curing. See the webinar and read the summary from the QA here.
Disputation: Kristine Opsvik Wikene - MSc. Pharm Kristine Opsvik Wikene will be defending the thesis for the degree of Ph.D. on Monday 26 June, 2017 at the School of Pharmacy, University of Oslo.
The state ownership report 2016 - NIOM is a state-owned limited company where the Ministry of Health and Care Services holds 49 % of the shares. Each year, the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries provides an overview and presentation of all the companies in which the state has an ownership interest, with emphasis on the companies’ development last year. It […]
NIOM congratulates students from HIOA - Bachelor students in bioengineering from Oslo and Akershus University of Applied Sciences (HIOA) have had a research stay in NIOM since Easter. Their efforts have resulted in two papers.

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Effect of curing and silanizing on composite repair bond strength using an improved micro-tensile test method - To evaluate the micro-tensile repair bond strength between aged and new composite, using silane and adhesives that were cured or left uncured when new composite was placed.
Water sorption and solubility of polyamide denture base materials - Some patients experience adverse reactions to poly(methyl methacrylate)-based (PMMA) dentures. Polyamide (PA) as an alternative to PMMA has, however, not been well documented with regard to water sorption and water solubility. The aim of this in vitro study was to measure water sorption and water solubility of two PA materials compared with PMMA, and to evaluate the major components released from the PA materials and the effect on hardness of the materials.
Kemiske stoffers skadevirkninger på tandklinikker (Side effects of chemical compounds used in dental clinics) - The work at a dental clinic implies getting in contact with different chemical substances, which may cause temporary or permanent injury to the staff, primarily allergic reactions, but also local irritation, carcinogenic or toxic effects. Dentists and dental assistants belong to the professional groups most frequently experiencing work-related eczema. The chemical substances may originate from dental materials, such as mercury from amalgam and monomers from resin based materials. The substances may be released during preparation, polishing and removal of restorations. In addition, different biocides/chemical disinfectants are used for both clinical an infection control purposes. (Article in Danish)

NEWSLETTERS

Forty-five anniversary – and many more to come! - Lisbeth Normann, Secretary to the minister of Health and Care Services, officially opened NIOM’s 45th anniversary seminar. Her speech centred on the establishment of NIOM in 1972, the changing dental health situation since then and the role of dental health in Nordic and European perspective in the time to come.
Research for patient safety - The Nordic seminar entitled “45 Years of Research for Patient Safety” (Forskning og pasientsikkerhet i 45 år) was organized by NIOM on behalf of the Ministry of Health and Care Services. The seminar on May 8th and 9th marked the Norwegian presidency of the Nordic Council of Ministers in 2017 and the 45th anniversary of NIOM.
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.