Research improves the clinical relevance of in vitro biocompatibility tests -

The biocompatibility of resin-based dental biomaterials has been studied widely, mainly by laboratory studies (in vitro). In a newly published paper, Samuelsen and Dahl overview available data and describe how the research strategy is changing to yield more clinically relevant knowledge.

Biological aspects of modern dental composites -

Biological evaluation of resin-based dental composites has traditionally been based on in vitro endpoint tests with different methods to determine loss of cell viability and cell morphology changes after exposure to the material or monomer constituents. The data reveals a potential for biological effects, but clinical relevance of such data is limited. Positive allergy tests and […]

New Managing Director at NIOM -

Professor Per Vult von Steyern, 62, from Malmö, has commenced as Managing Director of NIOM, as of May 1. Professor Vult von Steyern is Doctor of Odontology and former chair of the ….

Cobalt in dental devices -

The use of cobalt in dental devices as crowns, bridges and removable partial prosthesis have now raised concern as cobalt is classified as a CMR (Carcinogenic, Mutagenic, toxic to Reproduction) substance, says Jon E. Dahl, CEO at NIOM.

NIOM to PER-IADR Oral Health Research congress 2022 -

You will be able to meet NIOM on three different occasions at the PER-IADR in Marseille. From the exhibition area, to the poster section, to the symposium “Biological and clinical aspects of modern composite techniques” with NIOMs Frode Staxrud as chair.