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Department of Clinical Dentistry, UiT


Experiences regarding orthodontic treatment in Northern Norway

(data from four master-projects)

Influence of socio-economic status and ethnicity on orthodontic treatment experience and normative treatment needs of adolescents in Northern Norway. (Anna Kasbekar- Edinburgh)
Satisfaction with anterior tooth position in relation to orthodontic treatment experience and treatment need in 5-17 year old adolescents in Tromsø, Norway. (Lotte Punsvik & Anette Strindberg - Edinburgh)
Early extraction of primary molars and caries experience in relation to orthodontic treatment experience in Alta, Norway in a 20 year perspective.  (Tage Olsen- Edinburgh)

Referrals for orthodontic consultation.  An overview of referral routines and correspondence in diagnosis between general dental practitioners and orthodontists in Tromsø, Norway.
(Ellen Gyllan Hansen – Oslo)




Anders Sjögren graduated from the Department of Dental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm in 1978. He completed his orthodontic post — graduate training in 2002 in Örebro, Sweden and defended his doctoral thesis at the Department of Dental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet in 2011. He has been working as a Consultant Orthodontist and supervising postgraduates at the Postgraduate Dental Education Centre Örebro. Since 2014 he has been working at UiT, The Arctic University of Norway as an Associate Professor in Orthodontics, responsible for undergraduate and postgraduate orthodontic education and training. Research interests are evaluation of treatment methods and patient experiences.