Lars Andersson DDS, PhD DrOdont

Dr. Andersson completed undergraduate and research training at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden. Subsequently he became Specialist in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in 1981. He defended his doctoral thesis in 1988 on experimental and clinical studies on root resorption after replantation of teeth. He was appointed Docent at Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden in 1990. In the 1990s he chaired a national specialist training program in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in Sweden. As a member of the first generation of implant surgeons, he directed an international implant training program. During the period 2002-2017 he was Professor in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Kuwait University in Kuwait. Since 2018 he is Senior Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Faculty of Odontology, Malmö University, Sweden. His main areas of clinical and research interest are trauma, orthognathic and implant surgery and he has published more than hundred articles in international Medline indexed scientific journals. Dr Andersson has been textbook editor of four textbooks and chapter author in several textbooks in the fields of both Trauma and Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He was Editor-in-Chief of the internationally renowned scientific journal, Dental Traumatology from 2007-2015 and was president of the International Association of Dental Traumatology 2011-2014.