Labrida aspires to be...

…a leading player in the field of professional dental and implant maintenance

The Company

Labrida is developing and marketing a biomarine based medical device, for professional cleaning of dental implants and teeth.

Labrida BioClean®  is a CE-marked, patented chitosan brush used by clinicians and dental professionals for maintenance of dental implants and/or teeth.


Labrida BioClean®  is sold to dental clinics in several markets in Europe. Through a milestone distribution agreement and partnership with Straumann (, Labrida expects to face substantial growth in distribution and sales of Labrida BioClean® going forward.


Labrida is a privately held company with 39 shareholders and holds its headquarter in Oslo, Norway.

The Team


Christian Nydal

20+ years’ experience from management in the manufacturing industry, whereas more than 10 years from the pharmaceutical industry. Broad range of experience from various roles throughout the value chain, covering business development, procurement, logistics, manufacturing, and quality management. Project management experience from technical projects, LEAN/continues improvement projects and transfer of pharmaceutical manufacturing between manufacturing sites.

QA/QC Manager in Labrida AS

Tone Væråmoen

More than 25 years of experience from the industry, whereas more than 16 years from Pharmaceutical products, as well as Medical Devices, Food Supplements, Cosmetics and Dental Care. Main responsibilities have been as a manager within Quality Management and Quality Assurance in production sites, mostly finished pharmaceutical products and APIs, qualification/validation, technical transfer, regulatory CMC, etc. Approved Lead Auditor with audits performed in a variety of areas.

Head of clinical development in LABRIDA AS

Caspar Wohlfahrt (PhD, DDS, MSc, Specialist in Periodontology)

Wohlfahrt holds a part time position as Associate professor at University of Oslo, Institute of clinical dentistry, focusing his post-doctoral work on management of peri-implant disease (which is also core for his PhD thesis). Further, he maintains private practice activities as a periodontist, and is a widely used lecturer for dentists on dental implants. Previously, Wohlfahrt has worked as product specialist at Biora AB (now Straumann AG), and is a patent holder of the product TiBrush™, marketed by Straumann. Caspar Wohlfahrt is the inventor of Labrida BioClean®.

Marketing manager in Labrida AS

Anne Christophersen (MSc)

Christophersen holds a Masters in Cell Biology and has 10+ years of industrial experience in various positions, last as Vice President BioScience (research products) at Dynal AS (now Thermo-Fisher, Inc.). Christophersen joined Labrida in 2014.


Arvid Lindberg (MBA)

Lindberg holds more than 23 years of international experience from the Life Science industry, ranging from Pharma, OTC, Food Supplements, Cosmetics & Personal Care, and Biotechnology. Lindberg’s experience includes general international management, sales/marketing and business development in companies such as e.g. Procter & Gamble, L’Oreal, Nycomed Pharma(Takeda), Biotec Pharmacon ASA, Roche a.g., and he joined Labrida on Jan 1st 2020 after having been CEO for the publicly listed Aqua Bio Technology ASA since 2010


Management System Certificate

ISO 13485:2016/NS-EN ISO 13485:2016

EC Certificate Full Quality Assurance System

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The Board

Chairman of the board

Tore Heldrup Rasmussen (MBA)

Rasmussen has held board and chairman positions at several public and publicly listed companies, including Natural ASA, Aker BioMarine ASA, NSB (Norwegian railroads) and Sarsia Life Science Fund. He has an industrial background from Procter & Gamble Inc and Orkla ASA, founder/partner at Markup Consulting and EVP commercial at Norwegian Property ASA. He has been instrumental in developing several early-stage Life Science companies.

Board Member

Svein Harald Øygard (MBA)

Svein Harald Øygard is an entrepreneur, advisor and investor. He has worked as an advisor for e.g. Sparabank 1 Markets since 2017. He holds experience from McKinsey & Co for about 20 years, also leading McKinsey’s subsidiary in Norway. He served clients in the industry, energy, finance, health and the public sector segments. He was also interim Central Bank Governor of Iceland after the 2008 financial crisis and Deputy Minister of Finance of Norway 1990-94.

Board Member

Kathryn M. Baker (MBA)

Baker has six years experience from McKinsey & Co as well as 15 years at Private Equity (Reiten & co). She serves as board member of several listed companies, including AKASTOR (Aker Solutions ASA), Sevan Marine ASA and Agasti Holding. She is also at the board of directors at Bank of Norway.

Labrida’s top shareholders

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Labrida’s top shareholders

Straumann Group


26146 = 22,55 %


8000 = 6,90 %


21500 = 18,54 %


5600 = 4,83 %



3100 = 2,67 %

Capedel Holding AS


18500 = 15,95 %


5402 = 4,66 %


3000 = 2,59 %


2500 = 2,16 %