Research on biomaterials is a major part of the portfolio of work at NIOM and includes many categories of materials: ceramics, metals/alloys and polymer-based materials. Research underpins both standardization activities and the information and recommendations provided to health authorities, the dental profession and the public
Dental biomaterials are our focus of research, which includes many categories of materials: ceramics, metals/alloys and polymer-based materials. Our inter-disciplinary expertise also applies to medical biomaterials, e.g. cardiac and orthopedic implants and surgical devices.