NIOM’s experts are strongly involved in standardization activities enhancing the quality of medical devices used in dentistry (ISO/TC 106; CEN/TC 55 Dentistry) and in the development of standards for safety evaluation of medical devices (ISO/TC 194; CEN/TC 206 Biological evaluation of medical devices). NIOM also participates in quality management and corresponding general aspects for medical devices (ISO/TC 210; CEN-CLC/TC 3). New work has recently started in ISO/TC 210/WG 6: Application of post market surveillance systems to medical devices.
The ISO/TC 106 Dentistry meeting will be arranged in Bangkok, Thailand 27 September–3 October. Almost 50 working group meetings are held throughout the week. NIOM will be attending many of the WG’s both as nominated experts and as WG convenors. The WG’s will cover discussions for the standardization of different products and devices within the fields of Filling and restorative materials, Prosthodontic materials, Terminology, Dental instruments, Dental equipment, Oral care products, Dental implants and Dental CAD/CAM systems.