Dental calculus – an exciting time capsule that reveals how ancient humans lived -

In the June issue of the Norwegian Dental Association’s Journal, Professor emeritus NJ Nils Jacobsen (now working at NIOM) has publised an article on how dental calculus in skeletal material contains valuable archaeological information

Webinar presentation 24th May: Killing Biofilm – Mission Impossible -

The webinar presentation for NIOM’s webinar from May 24th is available. Watch the presentation and fill out the form with your question to receive an in-depth answer!

NIOM adds technical guru on emerging technologies -

    NIOM adds some fresh blood to its resources within mechanical engineering with Mr. Dimitri Alkarra.  Mr. Alkarra is a mechanical engineer that previously held the literal title as Technical Guru at Halmstad University’s “fab lab.” A fab lab (fabrication laboratory) is a small-scale workshop offering digital fabrication and is typically equipped with an array of flexible computer-controlled tools […]

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NIOM welcomes visiting scientist Luise Jungnickel -

New visiting scientist from Denmark.

NIOM at the annual meeting for The Scandinavian Society of Biomaterials, Gullmarsstrand April 25-27 -

NIOM senior scientists Ellen Bruzell and Håkon Valen will participate at the Scandinavian Society of Biomaterials’ 11th annual meeting in Gullmarsstrand, Sweden April 25-27 (ScSB 2018).

”Stay Ahead” with NIOM at Årskurus and Scandefa 2018 -

NIOM will represent with both participants at this year’s Årskursus and a stand at Scandefa 2018 in Copenhagen, April 12th to 14th.

NIOM to present at Society of Toxicology 57th Annual Meeting and ToxExpo -

NIOM Senior Scientist Jan Tore Samuelsen is currently representing NIOM at the 57th Annual Meeting and at ToxExpo being held in San Antonio, Texas.   The meeting is taking place from March 11 to 15, 2018, The meeting and its exhibition bring together 350 toxicology-related companies and organisations with over 6800 attendees.   Samuelsen will […]

Holmenkollen symposium 2018 -

A short report from “Holmenkollen symposium 2018”.

Vasileios Kapralos returns to NIOM as UiO doctoral research fellow -

Vasileios Kapralos returns to Norway. This time he is here to do a a four-year a doctoral research fellowship at the University of Oslo, with a supervisor at NIOM.

Visiting scientist Tarja Tanner summarizes her six months at NIOM -

Tarja Tanner summarizes the six months she has spent at NIOM as a visiting scientist.

Maria Kassapidou – my experience as a visiting researcher at NIOM -

Maria Kassapidou is a Swedish clinician and researcher who has divided her time between NIOM where she has been a visiting researcher, the department of Prosthodontics and Dental Materials Science at the University of Gothenburg where she has been enrolled in a doctoral program, and the Institute for Postgraduate Dental Education in Jönköping where she is a clinical specialist in Prosthodontics.

Tips and insights from NIOM’s webinar: Recommended use of Fluoride -

“Recommended use of Fluoride” was NIOM’s first webinar in 2018. Participants from the Nordic countries and the rest of the world were present when Senior Scientist Aida Mulic covered topics such as fluorides for caries reduction, the most effective and recommended fluoride products, patients at high caries risk and dental erosive wear.

NIOM presenting at the 2018 NSFT winter meeting in Beitostølen -

The Norwegian Society of Pharmacology and Toxicology (NSFT) is holding its 46th annual winter meeting at Beitostølen, Norway, January 25th-28th. The meeting is interdisciplinary. Four NIOM scientists and technical staff are participating with presentations of their research. Managing Director Jon E. Dahl, Senior Scientist Jan Tore Samuelsen, Chief Engineers Solveig Uvsløkk and Bergitte P. Olderbø […]

NIOM webinar: Recommended use of fluoride -

In this 20 min webinar NIOM Senior Scientist Aida Mulic will present the recommendations for use of fluoride to combat the most common oral diseases, dental caries and dental erosions.

New PhD candidates to NIOM -

Pawel Kallas and Krister Gjestvang Grønlien are PhD candidates from the University of Oslo who have recently come to NIOM to work on collaborative projects. Kallas is a PhD candidate in the Department of Biomaterials, Faculty of Dentistry and Grønlien is a PhD candidate in the School of Pharmacy. Kallas’ project focuses on how nanostructured […]

NIOM and guest scientists celebrate Finland’s centenary -

The 6th of December marks 100 years of independence for Finland. The theme for the celebratory year is “Together,” showing that everyone – Finns and friends of Finns – is welcome to take part, just as creating and building the nation were joint efforts.

Guest researchers from Finland and Greece -

NIOM has recently welcomed two new guest researchers. Mervi Puska from Finland and Foteini Machla from Greece.

NIOM Visiting Scientist presents findings at Finnish Dental Congress -

How do choices of restorative materials following pulpotomy in primary molars affect children who attended public oral health services? Battsetseg Tseveenjav has looked at this.

Tanntekniker / Teknisk medarbeider -

Det er ledig en fast stilling som teknisk medarbeider ved Nordisk institutt for odontologiske materialer (NIOM). Vi søker primært etter en tanntekniker, men annen relevant teknisk utdanning er også interessant. Søker bør ha utdannelse på bachelor-nivå; arbeidserfaring kan oppveie for manglende formell utdannelse.

Ledig 60 % forskerstilling -

Det er ledig fast 60 % stilling som forsker ved Nordisk Institutt for Odontologiske Materialer (NIOM). Helse- og omsorgsdepartementet har styrket NIOMs budsjett for videreutvikling av kompetansen innen klinisk materialforskning i samarbeid med de regionale odontologiske kompetansesentrene i Norge og med kliniske fagmiljøer i Norden. Stillingen er et ledd i å styrke denne kompetansen, og forskeren vil inngå i det samlede forskermiljøet ved NIOM.

NIOM at Suomen Hammaslääkäripäivät Apollonia, Helsinki -

NIOM has a stand at the Finnish annual meeting and dental trade fair, taking place right now, from Nov 23rd-25th. Make sure you swing by and sign up so you can stay up to date withresearch relevant to your clinical workday.

”The Essentials of Bonding” – questions asked, questions answered -

NIOM Scientist Frode Staxrud, DDS, was the presenter in a NIOM webinar held on October 24. He discussed the latest in dental adhesive techniques, as well as the do’s and don’t’s of dental bonding procedures.

Come say hello to NIOM at Riksstämman 2017 / Swedental! -

From15th to the 17th of November, it is time for the annual meeting and Nordic trade fair for the dental industry, Riksstämman 2017 / Swedental. Dentists, dental technicians, researchers, dental hygienists and students gather at the Stockholm event to get acquainted with product news and the latest research. NIOM has a stand and we will […]

NIOM warns against tooth bleaching with charcoal toothpaste -

Users are simply cheated, charcoal tooth bleaching products simply does not bleach, according to NIOM Managing Director, Jon E. Dahl.

NIOM host to Norway’s regional dental health research centers -

NIOM received directors and research directors from Norway’s regional dental health competence centers today.

See you at Nordental 2017! -

NIOM will be present with both presenters and a stand at NTF Landsmøte and Nordental 2017.

NIOM to Turku Biomaterials Days 2017 -

Turku Biomaterials Days 2017 is held October 26-27 in Finland at Turku Science Park. The topic this year is “Interfaces and Interphases” and the conference aims to provide a clear understanding and key concepts on the interactions between different biomaterials and the surrounding tissues. NIOM is represented with Head of Laboratory Hilde M. Kopperud and […]

NIOM Senior Engineer Ketil Kvam to Academy of Dental Materials -

The annual meeting of The Academy of Dental Materials takes place in Nuremberg, Germany from October 5-7.

Webinar: Essentials of dental bonding -

Welcome to a free webinar on October 24th 2017.

Research networking with NIOM! -

Collaborate with our experienced scientists and enjoy our great lab facilities.

NIOM with strong representation at CED-IADR/NOF 2017 -

NIOM will represent strongly this year at the 2017 CED-IADR/NOF Oral Health Research Congress, which takes place in Vienna September 21-23.

Norwegian broadcaster stops testing of home tooth bleaching kits -

Norwegian broadcaster stops testing of home tooth bleaching kits after NIOM safety tests reveal illegally high amounts of hydrogen peroxide.

NIOM welcomes Finnish guest researcher Taria Tanner -

Tarja Tanner will stay as a guest researcher at NIOM for six months.

NIOM welcomes guest researcher Maria Kassapidou from Sweden -

Maria Kassapidou just arrived at NIOM, and she will stay with us for three months.

NIOM researcher attends the 17th Congress of the European Society for Photobiology -

Senior Scientist Ellen Bruzell will present “Pharmaceutical formulation as a measure to improve antimicrobial phototoxicity” at the congress.

NIOM to present at ESB2017 in Athens -

NIOMs Senior Engineers Else Morisbak and Torbjørn Knarvang are participating at the 28th annual conference of the European Society for Biomaterials (ESB) in Athens, Greece.

NIOM to share findings at European Dental Materials Conference -

Senior Engineer Morten Syverud will participate and present research findings from NIOM at the 24th annual European Dental Material Conference, held in London from August 30th to September 1st, 2017.

NIOM CEO participates at the FDI meeting in Madrid -

Professor Jon E. Dahl, CEO of NIOM, is member of FDI’s Dental Material Task Team. The task team meets during the FDI WORLD DENTAL FEDERATION Annual Congress in Madrid, 29th Aug – 1st Sep 2017. The dental material task team prepares policy statements regarding dental materials that are approved by the FDI’s General Assembly to […]

NIOM scientists participate at the ISO/TC 106 annual meeting in Hong Kong -

Five NIOM scientists have travelled to the city of Hong Kong to participate in the 53rd annual meeting of ISO/TC 106, from 20. – 25. august.