Welcome to NIOM

Dear clients

We would like to inform you that NIOM is operational and carrying out scheduled test activities. We support, and follow, the national guidelines regarding the COVID-19 outbreak. Precautions are taken to ensure sustainable safeguards for our staff members and activities.

Dear dental teams
Our services are operational. You may continue to direct any clinically relevant questions regarding use and selection of dental materials to us. As the Nordic competency center of dental materials, we are here to help.

Any changes caused by the current situation will be posted on our website.

NEWS

When knowledge multiplies

When knowledge multiplies

- These are strange times, says Per Vult von Steyern. The Swedish professor in prosthetic dentistry is currently a guest researcher at NIOM. Fortunately, the Norwegian Covid19-restrictions do not restrict him. Quite the contrary. - It’s so quiet, it’s almost...

New network meeting this Friday

New network meeting this Friday

The Norwegian National Network Group for Oral Health Research and Innovation will hold its fourth meeting on Friday, May 15. While the three first meetings were held at NIOMs offices, this one will be digital. From the right: NIOMs Managing Director Professor Jon E....

A foot in each camp for NIOMs guest researcher

A foot in each camp for NIOMs guest researcher

When assistant professor Ketil Haugli goes to work this year, his time is split 50/50. A generous half goes to his students at the Dental Technology program at Oslo Metropolitan University, and a maybe even bigger half goes to his position as guest researcher at NIOM....

NEWSLETTERS

Guidelines on phthalates in medical devices

The European commission has approved additional Guidelines on phthalates that are carcinogenic, mutagenic, or toxic to reproduction (CMR), or have endocrine-disrupting (ED) properties. NIOMs Head of laboratory Dr. Hilde M. Kopperud is among the experts behind the new guidelines, which complement the legal documentation to the MDR.

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NEWSLETTERS

Guidelines on phthalates in medical devices

Guidelines on phthalates in medical devices

The European commission has approved additional Guidelines on phthalates that are carcinogenic, mutagenic, or toxic to reproduction (CMR), or have endocrine-disrupting (ED) properties. NIOMs Head of laboratory Dr. Hilde M. Kopperud is among the experts behind the new guidelines, which complement the legal documentation to the MDR.

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RESEARCH

Read about our research activities.

PUBLICATIONS

Obesity and oral health

Obesity of different degree comprises individuals with a body mass index BMI) of 30 or more and is often combined with cardiovascular and metabolic diseases, whereas overweight below 30 is not. Obesity has a hereditary component combined with environmental factors...

LABORATORIES

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.