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Fridus van der Weijden, DDS

Fridus van der Weijden

ParoPraktijk Utrecht, The Netherlands ACTA University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Dr. Fridus van der Weijden graduated in 1984 from the State University Dental School in Utrecht, the Netherlands, where he also received his training as a periodontist and was accredited by the Dutch Society of Periodontology in 1990.  He defended his thesis entitled, 'The use of models and indices in plaque and gingivitis trials' in 1993.  In 2005 he received accreditation as an 'Implant-specialist' by the Dutch Society of Oral Implantology.

Since 1986 Dr. van der Weijden divides his time between the Clinic for Periodontology Utrecht and the Academic Centre for Dentistry Amsterdam.  The main focus of his research is the treatment and prevention of periodontal diseases.

He is a frequent lecturer in postgraduate courses and the author of the book entitled, 'The Power of Ultrasonics' and the co-author and co-editor of the book 'Preventive Dentistry'.  Dr. van der Weijden has also authored and co-authored approximately 60 national and 130 international publications.