Department of Clinical Dentistry

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Welcome to the Department of Clinical Dentistry

The Department is responsible for the education of dental surgeons and dental hygienists at the University of Bergen.

The programme "Master of Dentistry" is varied with instruction within biological, medical and dental subjects as well as clinical training. The programme "Bachelor of Dental Hygiene" educates the students in the areas of health promotion and disease prevention. The Univeristy's Dental Clinic focuses on prevention, diagnostics and treatment of disease and damaged teeth, oral cavity and jaws.

The Department's research facilities and scientific work enviroment maintain a high, international standard. It is also responsible for educating scientists and postgraduate studies in odontology.

Bilde av de to studentene Ragnhild E. Krage (th) og Margit Hågå sammen med  presidenten i NTF, Heming Olsen-Bergem.

Plastic Waste in Dentistry from an Environmental perspective

Congratulations to Ragnhild E. Krage (to the right) and Margit Hågå who won the student research price at the Norwegian Dental Association Meeting (November 2023). Here they are together with the president of the Norwegian Dental Association, Heming Olsen-Bergem.

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Young researcher award for Siddharth Vivek Shanbhag

It is about bones, stem cells and growth factor stimuli in tissue when dentist and postdoctoral fellow Siddharth Vivek Shanbhag explains his research. Last week he received Helse Vest's Young Researcher award, for the studies he is doing on the regeneration of bone defects.

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New findings on enamel damage in children

About half of children with celiac disease have problems with enamel damage. UiB researchers have now found that the cause is an immune reaction to one of the most common proteins in cow’s milk.

Picture of stunning stem cells and starlink trails

November’s Best Scientific Image – Selected by Nature

Exciting news is brewing in our research community! We’re thrilled to announce that the work by a researcher at the Tissue Engineering group, Shuntaro Yamada, has been featured as the Best Scientific Image of the Month on Nature.

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Information for students and employees about Ukraine

Here you can find relevant information for students and employees, regarding Russia's invasion of Ukraine. The information will be updated.