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Erosive tooth wear: Young men at risk - Young men are most at risk as carbonated soft drinks wear down young adult’s teeth. In a new questionnaire-based study performed in Denmark, almost all the respondents blamed erosive tooth wear in young adults on carbonated soft drinks.
Harmful compound found in charcoal toothpaste - A new NIOM study found the toxic compound naphthalene in a charcoal toothpaste, raising questions about the safety of such products.
Tooth bleaching webinar out now - Professor Jon E. Dahl talks about tooth bleaching in this new webinar from NIOM. Valid for continuing education points.
New dental technician at NIOM - NIOM is proud to announce that Heidi Vanessa Holm has joined our staff. She is a graduate of Oslo Metropolitan University, where she specialized in fixed prosthetics. – I am grateful, and happy to be joining NIOM, Holm says. In 2015 she did the testing for her bachelor at NIOM. Her chosen subject was «Influence […]
Ledig stilling: FORSKER – MIKROBIOLOGI - Ledig stilling for forsker innen mikrobiologi hos NIOM i Oslo. Søker må ha relevant utdannelse på master- eller PhD. nivå.
Coronavirus – measures taken by NIOM - NIOM support and follow the national guidelines regarding the COVID-19 outbreak. We have taken the recommended precautions to ensure the safety of our people while staying operational, and carrying out scheduled test activities.
New webinar - This is a webinar for those who are curious about how dental materials are tested and evaluated. Senior scientist Aida Mulic, DDS, PhD, acts as guide as we visit seven of NIOM's laboratories.
Statistician joins NIOM - NIOM is proud to announce that statistician Linda Vos, PhD, has joined our ranks. Vos studied mathematics and statistics at the Universities of Oslo, Utrecht and Amsterdam. Her PhD is from the University of Oslo. – We’re very happy Linda has chosen NIOM for the next step in her career, director Jon E. Dahl says. […]

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Stainless-steel crowns in children: Norwegian and Finnish dentists’ knowledge, practice and challenges - Stainless-steel crowns (SSCs) are recommended for restorative treatment of young teeth severely affected by caries, fractures or dental developmental disorders (DDDs). However, despite recommendations and clinical evidence, SSCs are not widely used by general dentists, who favour extraction and more conventional restorations. The present study aimed to investigate the views of and use of SSCs among Norwegian and Finnish dentists.
Allergic reaction after treatment with a mandibular advancement device - Mandibular advancement devices (MADs) are used in the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea. A patient (woman in the 60-ies) was treated with a MAD (SomnoDent Fusion Flex; SomnoMed AG). She experienced reactions in form a burning sensation in the mouth, ulcers on the tongue and gingiva, and swelling of the tongue. Allergy test (patch test) with Dental Screening Series showed a strong positive reaction to methyl methacrylate, and clear reactions to ethylene glycol dimethacrylate (EGDMA) and 2-hydroxyethyl methacrylate (HEMA).
The dream of new teeth - The dental community has for a long time been fascinated by the thought of growing a third set of teeth. This has increased research interest in the processes of embryonal development of teeth for experimental copying. However, research of this kind cannot be performed on humans for medical and ethical reasons.

NEWSLETTERS

Erosive tooth wear: Young men at risk - Young men are most at risk as carbonated soft drinks wear down young adult’s teeth. In a new questionnaire-based study performed in Denmark, almost all the respondents blamed erosive tooth wear in young adults on carbonated soft drinks.
Harmful compound found in charcoal toothpaste - A new NIOM study found the toxic compound naphthalene in a charcoal toothpaste, raising questions about the safety of such products.