Meet our professional and friendly staff behind the Dental Trauma Guide.

The Dental Trauma Guide Team

Jens Ove Andreasen

Jens Ove Andreasen (DDS Dr. Odont. hc.) (1935-2020) is considered the Father of Dental Traumatology. Founder of Dental Trauma Guide. He specialized in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in 1968 having actively worked on the field for more than 50 years. He worked clinically and experimentally in traumatic dental injuries, tooth replantation, tooth transplantation, tooth eruption and tooth impactation. He was the author of 12 textbooks and 400 scientific articles. President of the International Association of Dental Traumatology from 1989-2001. Jens passed away in 2020, but the team behind the Dental Trauma Guide is determined to continue his work and mission to spread knowledge about the correct treatment of dental trauma. The Dental Trauma Guide and the Copenhagen Symposia will continue with Jens Ove Andreasen’s spirit and to his honor.

Eva Lauridsen (DDS, PhD) graduated from Copenhagen Dental School in 1998.
She has a background in pediatric dentistry and was for a number of years employed at the department of pediatric dentistry, Copenhagen Dental School and Copenhagen University Hospital, Rigshospitalet. Her main research area is dental traumatology and she has authored several scientific articles and book chapters in this field. For the last 12 years Eva has been an active part of the Dental Trauma Guide research and development group and head of the Dental Trauma Guide research clinic.

Lars Andersson (DDS PhD DrOdont) received his undergraduate and research training in 1970s and 80s at Karolinska Institute, Sweden.
Specialist and Consultant Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon in Sweden during the 80s and 90s. Professor and Chairman Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Kuwait University 2002-2017. Senior Professor Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, Malmö University, Sweden since 2017. He has published more than 100 scientific articles in Medline indexed journals, of which many are in the field of traumatology. Author and editor of textbooks in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and Traumatology.

Tue Frigaard Hansen is a creative freelance 3D illustrator and owner of 360 Degree.
He graduated from Lancaster University in England in 2001 as graphic designer with specialty in technical illustration. His work for the resource Centre for Rare Oral Diseases and Department of Oral and Maxillo-Facial Surgery at the University Hospital of Copenhagen, includes web design and development, graphic design, technical illustrations, motion graphics and 3D animations.

Tim Holberg Fog (MSc, CEO) is General Manager at The Dental Trauma Guide Team,
Secretary to the Board of Directors of The Dental Trauma Guide and Managing director, TandplejeInformation Private-Public-Partnership.

Trine Flindt-Larsen is project manager for Dental Trauma Guide.
She handles the majority of the inquiries to DTG and is responsible for the daily administration. With her background in dentistry and knowledge of IT, Trine will help and guide our users in the best possible way.

Emma Fernández (MA) holds a degree in Creative and Media Enterprises from the University of Warwick in England. She manages the translation of the Dental Trauma Guide and implements marketing strategies for Latin-America and emerging markets.

Patricia Wahlstrøm (dental hygienist) is coordinator of the Dental Trauma Guide Symposiums and a part of the Dental Trauma Guide research clinic.

Josephine Solgaard (dentist) is employed in the Dental Trauma Guide research clinic.

Regional anchorpersons

Juliana Vilela Bastos (DDS, PhD) is associate professor of endodontics at the Federal University of Minas Gerais in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, where she coordinates the Dental Trauma Center being actively involved with dental trauma education, research and multidisciplinary care. She is also helping Dental Trauma Guide to ensure the quality of the site in Brazilian Portuguese, and assists in spreading knowledge about Dental Trauma Guide in that part of the world.

Dental Trauma Guide contributors

Søren Steno Ahrensburg Christensen (MSC) specialised in biochemistry/software development. He graduated from the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) in 2002. He has worked 4 years for the IBM Personal Systems Group as a technical support for the sales team. He developed the first version of the website in collaboration with Dr. Jens Ove Andreasen at the University Hospital of Copenhagen.

Thomas Alexander Gerds, Mathematician and Statistician. He studied mathematics (graduated 1998) and biostatistics (Dr.rer.nat. 2002) in Freiburg, Germany. Between 1999-2006 he was working as statistical consultant for the Department of Prosthodontics, Albert-Ludwig, University of Freiburg. Since 2007 he is employed at the Section of Biostatistics at the Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen. His research has a focus on risk prediction models and survival analysis. Since 2007 he collaborates with The Dental Trauma Team in Copenhagen.









Leif Bakland (DDS) is professor at the Department of Endodontics, School of Dentistry, Loma Linda University in California, USA. He is co-editor of Ingle’s Endodontics, 4th, 5th and 6th editions, a manual of Dental Traumatology 1st, 2nd and 3rd edition, Textbook and Color Atlas of Traumatic Dental Injuries to the Teeeth, 3rd edition and associate editor of Dental Traumatology.

Marie Therese Flores (DDS) is professor of Pediatric Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Universidad de Valparaíso, Chile. She is a current Director of the Board of the International Association of Dental Traumatology and served as President of the IADT from 2003 to 2006. She is a co-author of the Guidelines for the Management of Traumatic Dental Injuries, published by the IADT in 2007. Since 2001, she has served as member of the editorial board of the Journal of Dental Traumatology.

Monty Duggal (DDS, PhD, and FDSRCS from the Royal College of Surgeons of England) is professor and Head of Child Dental Health at the University of Leeds. Professor Duggal has published over 100 research papers in international journals. He is also the author of “Restorative Techniques in Paediatric Dentistry”, and co-author of a textbook on Dental Traumatology and has Co-Edited “Paediatric Dentistry” by Oxford. His main research interest is Cariology and Translation Research in Clinical Paediatric Dentistry, including dental traumatology and he is charge of the Trauma and Transplantation service at the Leeds Dental Institute.

Peter Day (DDS PhD) started his specialist and academic training in Paediatric Dentistry in 2000 and has been in Leeds ever since. His PhD was in the field of dental trauma and was completed in 2009. It included chapters investigating the design, development and assessment of a computer database for dental trauma (CDDT), a multi-centre randomised controlled trial of two root canal medicaments for the management of avulsed and replanted teeth and a Cochrane review of the avulsion literature. Last year he took a six month sabbatical working at the Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne before returning to England to take up a joint academic Consultant appointment with University of Leeds and Bradford Salaried Dental Service.