At the annual dentistry standardisation meeting being held in Milan, Italy from September 16 to 21 there will be a strong NIOM contingent.

Head of the Norwegian delegation is Arne Hensten. John Tibballs is convenor for the working group on digitizing devices (for CAD/CAM dentistry).

The working group for digitizing devices will put the final touches to a new standard for testing the accuracy of intra-oral scanners and plan inter-laboratory testing of a method for testing their accuracy when used to take digital impressions for dental implants.

Ellen Bruzell, Hilde Kopperud, Ida Stenhagen and HÃ¥kon Valen will also participate as experts in several working groups. Altogether, the NIOM delegates will cover the fields of Filling and restorative materials, Prosthodontic materials, Dental instruments, Dental equipment, Oral care products, Dental implants, Dental CAD/CAM systems and Biological evaluation.