NEWSLETTERS

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.
NIOM celebrates research and patient safety for 45 years - It is with great pleasure we welcome our guests to two days of seminars and celebration. NIOM celebrates 45 years with a two-day seminar on NIOM's work for Nordic patient safety for at the UBC Ullevål Stadium.
“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 - 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.
NIOM to present promising research on reduction of biofilm at IADR 2017 in San Francisco - NIOM scientist Ida Sofia Refsholt Stenhagen will attend the International Association for Dental Research General Session and Exhibition held in San Francisco, California, March 22nd – 25th.
NIOM tops up its ranks - NIOM welcomes Frode Staxrud. Staxrud is the newest addition to our team of scientists. Staxrud’s focus of research at NIOM will be on clinical research related to minimal invasive dentistry.
NIOM participates at The Scandinavian Society of Biomaterials 2017 - The scientific programme for ScSB 2017 is to ”bite into the underlying challenges faced by the field of biomaterials and tissue engineering and will focus on digging into some of the fundamental questions in biomaterial science.”

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Bacterial biofilm elimination using gold nanorod localised surface plasmon resonance generated heat - Bacterial biofilm elimination using gold nanorod localised surface plasmon resonance generated heat. Highlights: A technique for antibiotic replacement using heat for biofilm elimination is proposed. Gold nanorods exhibit localised surface plasmon resonance upon optical irradiation and when relaxing, absorbed energy is dissipated as heat, which is utilized to kill bacteria. After 5 minutes of near infrared irradiation an average of 71% of early biofilms were eliminated.
Investigation of the antimicrobial effect of natural deep eutectic solvents (NADES) as solvents in antimicrobial photodynamic therapy - Abstract Natural deep eutectic solvents (NADES) are a third class of liquids, separate from water and lipids. Some NADES, especially those containing organic acids, have been suggested to possess antimicrobial properties. Such properties may be advantageous when NADES are used as solvents in e.g. antimicrobial photodynamic therapy. However, to control the toxicity of acid-containing NADES, […]
A novel etching technique for surface treatment of zirconia ceramics to improve adhesion of resin-based luting cements - Bonding of zirconia crowns and bridges to abutments is important, not only bonding of the thin resin layer to the abutment, but also bonding to the zirconia ceramic is crucial. Both mechanical and chemical adhesion are desired. Mechanical retention of dental porcelain achieved by etching with moderately concentrated hydrofluoric acid is not possible with zirconia ceramics. The purpose of this study was to show that etching is possible with relative low melting fluoride compounds such as ammonium hydrogen difluoride and potassium hydrogen difluoride.

NEWSLETTERS

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.