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Orthodontics Jönköping

Department of Orthodontics – Jönköping

Specialist treatments are carried out on a referral basis from general practitioners. Most of the treatments are executed in the orthodontic department but some interceptive treatments are performed by general practitioners under specialist supervision.

The areas of research are emphazised on clinical entities e.g. eruption disturbancies of maxillary canines and maxillary molars, root resorptions in connection with orthodontic treatment, long-term treatment effects and orthodontic surgical treatments.

About 60 scientific papers and four doctoral/Ph.D dissertations have been produced during the latest 20 years.

The postgraduate program in Orthodontics started in 1978 and comprises four training positions. Training positions are available for domestic and foreign dentists.

The training objectives are: to independently and routinely carry out orthodontic treatment of:

  • malocclusions in children and adults
  • birth defects in face and jaws
  • oral rehabilitation in adults
  • orthognatic surgery cases

Good knowledge and experience of:

  • treatment of craniomandibular dysfunction
  • oral rehabilitations
  • diagnosis in oral pathology and medicine
  • theoretical knowledge of or participated in planning plastic surgery including CLP maxillofacial surgery

The specialist training is characterized by:

  • patient care in focus for both children and adults

Further information about the postgraduate training program in Sweden is given on another page on this site.

The weekly seminars during the three years period include e.g.

  • Orthodontic treatment demand and priority
  • Cranio-facial growth and function
  • Regular edgewise mechanics
  • Anchorage systems
  • Cephalometric analysis
  • Interceptive orthodontics
  • Different straight wire systems
  • Temporomandibular disorders (TMD)
  • Adult orthodontics
  • Prophylactic measures in orthodontics
  • Rapid maxillary expansion
  • Treatment of patients with multiple dental agenesis
  • Treatment of patients with CLP and syndrome
  • Orthodontic treatment timing
  • Impacted maxillary canines
  • Adverse effects caused by tooth movement
  • Retention and stability
  • Implants
  • Autotransplantation of teeth
Uppdaterad: 2016-10-19
Helén Jansson, Avdelningen för pedodonti Jönköping, Folktandvården