PhD  Theses

List of PhD theses from 1992 on, which were supervised by faculty of the Department of Orthodontics & Craniofacial Biology in collaboration with other departments.
Click on the name to see the contents of the thesis.

R.M. Nada
3D evaluation of tooth-borne and bone-borne surgically assisted rapid maxillary expansion
(February 19, 2013)

O. van Vlijmen
Cone beam CT in orthodontics
(January 11, 2013)

T.J.J. Maal
3D stereophotogrammetry in oral & maxillofacial surgery
(September 19, 2012. Cum laude)

Xie Rui
Osteoclast differentiation during orthodontic tooth movement
(April 24, 2012)

J. Verstappen
Bone marrow-derived cells in oral and dermal wound healing
(March 29, 2012)

M. von Böhl,
Changes in periodontal ligament and dental pulp after experimental orthodontic tooth movement
(October 14, 2011)

S. Grefte
Improving the regeneration of injured muscle
(October 3, 2011)

N. Nadjimi,
3D maxillofacial planning concepts in orthognathic surgery: the evolution.
(July 7, 2011)

T.N. Bartzela
Treatment outcome in patients with bilateral cleft lip and palate. An intercentre study  on dentofacial morphology until 12 years of age.
(June 29, 2011)

P.S. Fudalej
One-stage repair of unilateral cleft lip and palate. Dentofacial treatment outcome.
(June 8, 2011)

J. Plooij
Building up a 3D virtual head for orthognathic surgery.
(April 13, 2011)

R. Reddy

Unilateral complete cleft lip repair: a modern morpho-functional surgical approach

(November 17, 2010)

R. Ophof

Construction and application of substitutes for oral mucosa in cleft palate repair

(June 2, 2010)

M.M. Bildt

Matrix metalloproteinases and their inhibitors in orthodontics and periodontics.

(September 30, 2009)

P.A.A.M. van der Geld

Smiling and speaking in a dental perspective. A dental and psychological approach to the smile line, tooth display, and smile attractiveness.

(September 15, 2009)

C.A.M. Bongaarts

The effect of infant orthopedics from 4 years to 6 years of age in children with unilateral cleft lip and palate

(July 8, 2009)

S.D. Tan

Osteocyte apoptosis and bone adaptation

(November 27, 2008)

C. Prahl

The effects of infant orthopedics in patients with cleft lip and palate
(June 6, 2008)

R.M.A. Kiekens

Facial esthetics in adolescents

(February 2, 2008)

P.J.P.M. Nollet

Unilateral cleft lip and palate Treatment outcome and long-term craniofacial growth

(November 6, 2006)

H.E. van Beurden
Characterization of fibroblast phenotypes in intra-oral wound healing
(January 16, 2006)

I.P.C. Krapels
The etiology of orofacial clefts

(November 10, 2005)

M. Delatte

Growth regulation of the mandibular condyle and the femoral head in vitro

(May 9, 2005)

B.S. Latief

Dental arch width in unoperated cleft patients

(January 20, 2005)

E.A. Mugonzibwa

Orthodontic treatment need and demand in Tanzania

(May 24, 2004)

Y. Ren

Age effect on orthodontic tooth movement

( October 7, 2003)

J.A.T.C. Parker
Microtextured biomedical polymers and growth factors in an attempt to improve soft tissue healing
(January 16, 2003)

E.M. Konst

The effects of infant orthopaedics on speech and language development in children with unilateral cleft lip and palate
(November 12, 2002)

A.M.H. Cornelissen
Effects of interferons on palatal wound healing.
(February 11, 2000)

T.H.M. van den Heuvel
The periosteum of the growing rabbit mandible.
(February 12, 1998)

H.A.J. Reukers
Straight Wire appliance versus full edgewise

(December 4, 1997)

K.L.W.M. Heidbüchel
Bilateral cleft lip and palate. Maxillo-facial growth and dental development.
(November 17, 1997)

E.A. Al Yami
Orthodontics: treatment need and treatment outcome.
(September 23, 1997)

P. Kilpeläinen
Palatal morphology and oral-nasal function in cleft palate patients.
(August 15, 1997)

T.S. Leenstra
Cleft palate repair and dento-alveolar development. An experimental and clinical study.
(June 2, 1997)

P.A. van Damme
Subperiosteal palatal soft tissue expansion. An experimental study in growing domestic cats.
(December 6, 1996)

J.J.G.M. Pilon
Orthodontic forces and tooth movement.
(October 1, 1996)

J.M.C. Ostyn
Interdigitation and the development of the dento-facial complex. An experimental study in growing macaca fascicularis.
(December 13, 1995)

M.M.H. in de Braekt
Dento-alveolar development after modified palatal surgery on dogs.
(May 25, 1992)

R.H.J. Peerlings                                                             
Orthodontie en dento-faciale esthetiek.
(Orthodontics and dento-facial esthetics.)
(May 25, 1992)