PhD theses

List of PhD theses from 1992 on, which were supervised by faculty of the Department of Orthodontics and Craniofacial Biology in collaboration with other departments.


  • T.N. Bartzela

    29-06-2011

    Treatment outcome in patients with bilateral cleft lip and palate. An intercentre study on dentofacial morphology until 12 years of age.
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  • P.S. Fudalej

    08-06-2011

    One-stage repair of unilateral cleft lip and palate. Dentofacial treatment outcome.
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  • J. Plooij

    13-04-2011

    Building up a 3D virtual head for orthognathic surgery.
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  • S.G. Reddy

    17-11-2010

    Unilateral complete cleft lip repair: a modern morpho-functional surgical approach
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  • R. Ophof

    02-06-2010

    Construction and application of substitutes for oral mucosa in cleft palate repair
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  • M.M. Bildt

    30-09-2009

    The Matrix Metalloproteinases and their Inhibitors in Orthodontics and Periodontitis
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  • P.A.A.M. van der Geld

    15-09-2009

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

    08-07-2009

    The effect of infant orthopedics from 4 years to 6 years of age in children with unilateral cleft lip and palate
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  • S.D. Tan

    27-11-2008

    Osteocyte apoptosis and bone adaptation
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  • C. Prahl

    06-06-2008

    The effects of infant orthopedics in patients with cleft lip and palate
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  • R.M.A. Kiekens

    02-02-2008

    Facial esthetics in adolescents
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  • P.J.P.M. Nollet

    06-11-2006

    Unilateral cleft lip and palate Treatment outcome and long-term craniofacial growth
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  • J. Liu

    01-06-2006

    Mechanical stress and the periodontal ligament


  • H.E. van Beurden

    16-01-2006

    Characterization of fibroblast phenotypes in intra-oral wound healing
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  • I.P.C. Krapels

    10-11-2005

    The etiology of orofacial clefts
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  • M. Delatte

    09-05-2005

    Growth regulation of the mandibular condyle and the femoral head in vitro
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  • B.S. Latief

    20-01-2005

    Dental arch width in unoperated cleft patients
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  • E.A. Mugonzibwa

    24-05-2004

    Orthodontic treatment need and demand in Tanzania
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  • Y. Ren

    07-10-2003

    Age effect on orthodontic tooth movement
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  • J.A.T.C. Parker

    16-01-2003

    Microtextured biomedical polymers and growth factors in an attempt to improve soft tissue healing
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