Welcome to NIOM

NIOM works to ensure that dental biomaterials are safe and effective. We undertake research, participate in standardisation and provide clinically 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 independant test laboratory delivers accurate and independant data accepted for third-party evaluations of dental materials and instruments.

NIOM follow the governments guidelines and rules during the COVID-19 pandemi. NIOMs staff take all neccessary precautions, and the institute remain fully operational.

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LEDIG STILLING SOM FORSKER INNEN POLYMERKJEMI / ANALYTISK KJEMI

LEDIG STILLING SOM FORSKER INNEN POLYMERKJEMI / ANALYTISK KJEMI

Det er ledig en fast stilling som forsker i kjemi ved Nordisk Institutt for Odontologiske Materialer (NIOM). Vi søker etter en aktiv medarbeider med god fagkompetanse og gjerne med interesse for biomaterialer. Stillingen vil hovedsakelig knyttes til forskning på polymerbaserte biomaterialer.

VIKARIAT: STATISTIKER – 20 % stilling

VIKARIAT: STATISTIKER – 20 % stilling

Det er ledig et vikariat i 20 % stilling som statistiker ved NIOM i 2022. Vi søker etter statistiker med erfaring fra medisinske og/eller odontologiske forskningsmiljøer. Statistikeren skal bistå ved planlegging og evaluering av kliniske forskningsprosjekter og...

New guest researchers at NIOM

New guest researchers at NIOM

NIOM has welcomed five new visiting scientists this fall. They are; Wedad Hammoudi from Sweden, Sigfus Eliasson from Iceland, and from Norway, Sunita Sharma, Amela Tulek, and Anneli Skjold. Hammoudi and Skjold are working with different aspects like esthetics and...

NEWSLETTERS

Season greetings from NIOM

As another year marked by covid is ending, we look back at 12 months of progress and growth. We have three new hires, and 17 published papers. NIOM is steaming ahead towards its 50th anniversary in May 2022. An institute founded on the idea that the Nordic countries...

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When to intervene in the caries process?

NIOMs Frode Staxrud, DDS, Ph.D., has a new article out, in which he makes recommendations on when to intervene in the caries process for both new and existing caries lesions. He classifies treatments into three intervention levels: non-invasive, micro-invasive , and invasive or restorative strategies.

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NEWSLETTERS

Season greetings from NIOM

Season greetings from NIOM

As another year marked by covid is ending, we look back at 12 months of progress and growth. We have three new hires, and 17 published papers. NIOM is steaming ahead towards its 50th anniversary in May 2022. An institute founded on the idea that the Nordic countries...

read more
When to intervene in the caries process?

When to intervene in the caries process?

NIOMs Frode Staxrud, DDS, Ph.D., has a new article out, in which he makes recommendations on when to intervene in the caries process for both new and existing caries lesions. He classifies treatments into three intervention levels: non-invasive, micro-invasive , and invasive or restorative strategies.

read more

RESEARCH

Read about our research activities.

PUBLICATIONS

3D printing i odontologi

AbstractThe development of digital techniques in dentistry is rapid. The use of 3D-printing for the production of resin-based constructions has become more widespread in recent years and new materials, printers and accessories are constantly becoming available....

Factors associated with initiation and use of snus among adolescents

This study investigate factors associated with the initiation and continuation of snus use in adolescents in Norway. The associations with adolescents’ own educational plans, the parents’ educational level(s) and tobacco habits were estimated.
These findings may aid in developing and targeting tobacco prevention strategies aimed at young people. Tobacco prevention measures should start at the elementary school level. The strong association with parental tobacco habits underlines the importance of parents’ influence on their children’s tobacco use.

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.