WELCOME TO NIOM

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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Webinar: Initial Carious Lesions

Webinar: Initial Carious Lesions

Join our webinar on November 21st and learn more about initial carious lesions. Definitions, clinical imiplications and when to treat

New ISO Standard on accuracy of intra-oral scanning

New ISO Standard on accuracy of intra-oral scanning

A standard on digital impression devices – and methods for assessing accuracy, has just been published. The standard was developed by an international working group headed by NIOM’s senior scientist John Tibballs, and managed by the Japanese Industrial Standards...

NEWSLETTERS

Magic in the workshop

It’s not quite Gepetto’s workshop, but magic still happens at NIOM’s instrument workshop. The two toolmakers both have engineering backgrounds, as well as a combined 42 years of experience at NIOM.

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Why do research at NIOM?

Every year NIOM welcome guest researchers, Ph.D candidates and Master students to our midst. Read about the experience of our current host of Master students.

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NEWSLETTERS

Magic in the workshop

Magic in the workshop

It’s not quite Gepetto’s workshop, but magic still happens at NIOM’s instrument workshop. The two toolmakers both have engineering backgrounds, as well as a combined 42 years of experience at NIOM.

read more
Why do research at NIOM?

Why do research at NIOM?

Every year NIOM welcome guest researchers, Ph.D candidates and Master students to our midst. Read about the experience of our current host of Master students.

read more

RESEARCH

Read about our research activities.

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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.