On Friday January 11, NIOM Scientist Frode Staxrud is to defend his thesis “Attitudes towards and strategies for repair of dental direct restorations: Minimally Invasive Treatment approach” for the degree of doctor philosophae in the University of Oslo.

Candidate Staxrud has conducted his research both at NIOM and at the University’s Institute of Clinical Dentistry.

The three investigations performed at NIOM measured properties of bonding systems that are directly relevant to the repair of composite, glass-ionomer and amalgam fillings.