Svante Twetman

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Affiliation: University of Copenhagen
Country: Denmark

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Prevention of early childhood caries (ECC)--review of literature published 1998-2007
    S Twetman
    Dept Cariology and Endodontics, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur Arch Paediatr Dent 9:12-8. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Evidence for the efficacy of various methods of treating white-spot lesions after debonding of fixed orthodontic appliances
    Fredrik Bergstrand
    Department of Orthodontics, University of Southern California, USA
    J Clin Orthod 37:19-21. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Probiotics and oral health effects in children
    Svante Twetman
    Department of Cariology and Endodontics, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Paediatr Dent 18:3-10. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Short-term effect of chewing gums containing probiotic Lactobacillus reuteri on the levels of inflammatory mediators in gingival crevicular fluid
    Svante Twetman
    Department of Cariology and Endodontics, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Odontol Scand 67:19-24. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Patient caries risk assessment
    Svante Twetman
    Department of Cariology and Endodontics, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Monogr Oral Sci 21:91-101. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Caries prevention with fluoride toothpaste in children: an update
    S Twetman
    Department of Cariology and Endodontics, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen N, Denmark
    Eur Arch Paediatr Dent 10:162-7. 2009
  7. pmc Acid production in dental plaque after exposure to probiotic bacteria
    Mette K Keller
    Department of Odontology, Section of Cariology, Endodontics, Pediatric Dentistry and Clinical Genetics, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    BMC Oral Health 12:44. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Coaggregation between probiotic bacteria and caries-associated strains: an in vitro study
    Lisa Twetman
    Department of Cariology and Endodontics, School of Dentistry, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Odontol Scand 67:284-8. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Co-aggregation and growth inhibition of probiotic lactobacilli and clinical isolates of mutans streptococci: an in vitro study
    Mette Kirstine Keller
    Institute of Odontology, Department of Cariology and Endodontics, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Odontol Scand 69:263-8. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Caries prevalence in Danish pre-school children delivered vaginally and by caesarean section
    Mette Nelun Barfod
    Department of Cariology and Endodontics, Faculty of Health Sciences, Institute of Odontology, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Odontol Scand 70:190-3. 2012

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Publications51

  1. ncbi request reprint Prevention of early childhood caries (ECC)--review of literature published 1998-2007
    S Twetman
    Dept Cariology and Endodontics, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur Arch Paediatr Dent 9:12-8. 2008
    ..This was to examine the literature published during the last decade and review the effectiveness of methods used for the prevention of early childhood caries (ECC). Study design: A critical review of papers...
  2. ncbi request reprint Evidence for the efficacy of various methods of treating white-spot lesions after debonding of fixed orthodontic appliances
    Fredrik Bergstrand
    Department of Orthodontics, University of Southern California, USA
    J Clin Orthod 37:19-21. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Probiotics and oral health effects in children
    Svante Twetman
    Department of Cariology and Endodontics, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Paediatr Dent 18:3-10. 2008
    ..Probiotics are living micro-organisms added to food which beneficially affect the host by improving its intestinal microbial balance...
  4. doi request reprint Short-term effect of chewing gums containing probiotic Lactobacillus reuteri on the levels of inflammatory mediators in gingival crevicular fluid
    Svante Twetman
    Department of Cariology and Endodontics, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Odontol Scand 67:19-24. 2009
    ..To investigate the effect of a chewing gum containing probiotic bacteria on gingival inflammation and the levels of selected inflammatory mediators in gingival crevicular fluid (GCF)...
  5. doi request reprint Patient caries risk assessment
    Svante Twetman
    Department of Cariology and Endodontics, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Monogr Oral Sci 21:91-101. 2009
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Caries prevention with fluoride toothpaste in children: an update
    S Twetman
    Department of Cariology and Endodontics, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen N, Denmark
    Eur Arch Paediatr Dent 10:162-7. 2009
    ..The aim was to examine recent literature and review the caries-preventive effect of fluoride toothpaste in children...
  7. pmc Acid production in dental plaque after exposure to probiotic bacteria
    Mette K Keller
    Department of Odontology, Section of Cariology, Endodontics, Pediatric Dentistry and Clinical Genetics, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    BMC Oral Health 12:44. 2012
    ..One possible side effect could be an increased acidogenicity in dental plaque. The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of probiotic lactobacilli on plaque lactic acid (LA) production in vitro and in vivo...
  8. doi request reprint Coaggregation between probiotic bacteria and caries-associated strains: an in vitro study
    Lisa Twetman
    Department of Cariology and Endodontics, School of Dentistry, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Odontol Scand 67:284-8. 2009
    ..To evaluate the in vitro abilities of probiotic bacteria derived from consumer products to coaggregate with caries-associated mutans streptococci...
  9. doi request reprint Co-aggregation and growth inhibition of probiotic lactobacilli and clinical isolates of mutans streptococci: an in vitro study
    Mette Kirstine Keller
    Institute of Odontology, Department of Cariology and Endodontics, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Odontol Scand 69:263-8. 2011
    ..The aim was to investigate the in vitro ability of selected commercial probiotic lactobacilli to co-aggregate and inhibit growth of oral mutans steptococci isolated from adults with contrasting levels of caries...
  10. doi request reprint Caries prevalence in Danish pre-school children delivered vaginally and by caesarean section
    Mette Nelun Barfod
    Department of Cariology and Endodontics, Faculty of Health Sciences, Institute of Odontology, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Odontol Scand 70:190-3. 2012
    ..The aim was to compare caries prevalence and experience in 3-year-old children delivered vaginally and by caesarean section (C-section)...
  11. doi request reprint Oral microflora in infants delivered vaginally and by caesarean section
    Mette Nelun Barfod
    Department of Cariology and Endodontics, Institute of Odontology, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Paediatr Dent 21:401-6. 2011
    ..The possible long-term effects on oral health need to be further investigated...
  12. ncbi request reprint Microbiological profiles in saliva and supragingival plaque from caries-active adolescents before and after a short-term daily intake of milk supplemented with probiotic bacteria - a pilot study
    Michala Oron Lexner
    University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Oral Health Prev Dent 8:383-8. 2010
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  13. ncbi request reprint Are we ready for caries prevention through bacteriotherapy?
    Svante Twetman
    Department of Odontology, Section for Cariology, Endodontics, Pediatric Dentistry and Clinical Genetics, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Braz Oral Res 26:64-70. 2012
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  14. doi request reprint Intake of dairy calcium and tooth loss among adult Danish men and women
    Amanda R A Adegboye
    Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Nutrition 28:779-84. 2012
    ..To investigate whether gender differences in tooth loss are influenced by caries risk and sources of dietary calcium intake...
  15. doi request reprint Findings from the oral health study of the Danish Health Examination Survey 2007-2008
    Johanne Kongstad
    Department of Odontology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen N, Denmark
    Acta Odontol Scand 71:1560-9. 2013
    ..This paper presents the study population, examination methods, questionnaire and baseline results...
  16. doi request reprint Effect of chewing gums containing the probiotic bacterium Lactobacillus reuteri on oral malodour
    Mette K Keller
    Department of Cariology and Endodontics, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Odontol Scand 70:246-50. 2012
    ..To evaluate the effect of chewing gums containing probiotic bacteria on oral malodour. The null hypothesis was that no difference would be displayed compared with placebo gums...
  17. doi request reprint Oral health in children and adolescents with different socio-cultural and socio-economic backgrounds
    Lisa Bøge Christensen
    Department of Community Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Odontol Scand 68:34-42. 2010
    ..To describe the occurrence and severity of dental caries in children and adolescents and to relate these findings to the subject's socio-cultural and socio-economic backgrounds...
  18. doi request reprint Differences in bacterial saliva profile between periodontitis patients and a control cohort
    Daniel Belstrøm
    Section of Periodontology, School of Dentistry, Faculty of Health Science, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Clin Periodontol 41:104-12. 2014
    ..This was accomplished by comparing the bacterial profile of saliva from subjects with chronic periodontitis with that of saliva from a control cohort...
  19. doi request reprint Adjunct methods for caries detection: a systematic review of literature
    Svante Twetman
    Department of Odontology, Section for Cariology, Endodontics, Pediatric Dentistry and Clinical Genetics, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Odontol Scand 71:388-97. 2013
    ..To assess the diagnostic accuracy of adjunct methods used to detect and quantify dental caries...
  20. doi request reprint Treatment protocols: nonfluoride management of the caries disease process and available diagnostics
    Svante Twetman
    Department of Cariology and Endodontics, Institute of Odontology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen, DK 2200 Copenhagen N, Denmark
    Dent Clin North Am 54:527-40. 2010
    ..Therefore, any antibacterial intervention should always be combined with a fluoride program, until stronger evidence for its use in caries prevention and management becomes available...
  21. doi request reprint Outcome of an oral health outreach programme for preschool children in a low socioeconomic multicultural area
    Inger Wennhall
    Public Dental Service, Region Skåne, Malmo, Sweden
    Int J Paediatr Dent 18:84-90. 2008
    ..Despite a significant reduction in the prevalence of dental caries, childhood tooth decay is still a public health problem in both developed and developing countries...
  22. doi request reprint Short-term effect of ice-cream containing Bifidobacterium lactis Bb-12 on the number of salivary mutans streptococci and lactobacilli
    Esber Caglar
    Department of Paediatric Dentistry, Dental School, Yeditepe University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Acta Odontol Scand 66:154-8. 2008
    ..The aim of the present study was to examine whether or not short-term consumption of ice-cream containing bifidobacteria can affect the salivary levels of mutans streptococci and lactobacilli in young adults...
  23. ncbi request reprint Caries-preventive effect of an oral health program for preschool children in a low socio-economic, multicultural area in Sweden: results after one year
    Inger Wennhall
    Public Dental Service, Region Skåne, Malmo, Sweden
    Acta Odontol Scand 63:163-7. 2005
    ..5 (95% CI 1.8-3.4) and the number needed to treat (NNT) 4.6. In conclusion, this study demonstrated that the oral health program significantly affected the prevalence of caries and various risk factors for caries development...
  24. ncbi request reprint Caries distribution in the dentition and significant caries index in Swedish 4-year-old children 1980-2002
    Christina Stecksén-Blicks
    Department of Odontology, Pediatric Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine, Umea University, SE 901 87 Umea, Sweden
    Oral Health Prev Dent 4:209-14. 2006
    ..To analyse possible changes in the severity and distribution of dental caries within the dentition in five groups of 4-year-old children examined with the same methods and criteria between 1980 and 2002...
  25. ncbi request reprint Caries-preventive effect of fluoride toothpaste: a systematic review
    Svante Twetman
    Department of Odontology, Pediatric Dentistry, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Acta Odontol Scand 61:347-55. 2003
    ..In conclusion, this review reinforced the importance of daily toothbrushing with fluoridated toothpastes for preventing dental caries, although long-term studies in age groups other than children and adolescents are still lacking...
  26. ncbi request reprint Effect of combined caries-preventive methods: a systematic review of controlled clinical trials
    Susanna Axelsson
    The Swedish Council on Technology Assessment in Health Care, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Odontol Scand 62:163-9. 2004
    ..No conclusion could be drawn regarding the evidence for combinations of treatments being effective for groups at high caries risk, as the results from the identified clinical studies were conflicting...
  27. ncbi request reprint Effect of yogurt with Bifidobacterium DN-173 010 on salivary mutans streptococci and lactobacilli in young adults
    Esber Caglar
    Department of Paediatric Dentistry, Dental School, Yeditepe University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Acta Odontol Scand 63:317-20. 2005
    ..A similar trend was seen for lactobacilli, but this decrease failed to reach statistical significance. In conclusion, probiotic bifidobacteria in yogurt may reduce the levels of selected caries-associated microorganisms in saliva...
  28. ncbi request reprint Economic evaluation of dental caries prevention: a systematic review
    Carina Källestål
    National Institute of Public Health, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Odontol Scand 61:341-6. 2003
    ..The scarcity of well-conducted studies, as well as contradictory evidence in the reviewed articles, makes it difficult to judge the health-economic effect of the studied caries-prevention methods...
  29. ncbi request reprint Effect of maternal use of chewing gums containing xylitol, chlorhexidine or fluoride on mutans streptococci colonization in the mothers' infant children
    Ingrid Thorild
    Public Dental Clinic, Varberg, Sweden
    Oral Health Prev Dent 1:53-7. 2003
    ..The aim was to evaluate the effect of maternal use of chewing gums containing xylitol, chlorhexidine/xylitol or fluoride on the prevalence of mutans streptococci (MS) in the mothers' 18-month-old offsprings...
  30. ncbi request reprint Caries prevalence in 3-year-old children living in a low socio-economic multicultural urban area in southern Sweden
    Inger Wennhall
    Public Dental Health Service, Malmo University, Malmo, Sweden
    Swed Dent J 26:167-72. 2002
    ..Thus, early childhood caries may still be a public health problem in certain groups, which calls for collective preventive measures to be re-instituted...
  31. ncbi request reprint Composition of the salivary microflora during habitual consumption of fluoridated milk
    Kristina Engström
    Oral and Maxillo Facial Unit, Lanssjukhuset, Halmstad, Sweden
    Acta Odontol Scand 62:143-6. 2004
    ..In conclusion, this study was unable to disclose any significant alteration of the composition of the salivary microflora following daily intake of fluoridated milk...
  32. ncbi request reprint Comparing caries risk factors and risk profiles between children and elderly
    Gunnel Hänsel Petersson
    Department of Cariology, Faculty of Odontology, Malmo University, Malmo, Sweden
    Swed Dent J 28:119-28. 2004
    ..Over all, the risk for caries, as assessed by the Cariogram, was twice as high for the elderly...
  33. ncbi request reprint Professional fluoride varnish treatment for caries control: a systematic review of clinical trials
    Lars G Petersson
    Department of Community and Preventive Dentistry, Oral Maxillo facial Unit, Central Hosptial, Halmstad, Sweden
    Acta Odontol Scand 62:170-6. 2004
    ..This systematic review reinforces the need for future dinical research of high quality, incorporating modern concepts of dinical performance and evaluation to assess dental caries control using professional fluoride varnish...
  34. ncbi request reprint Antimicrobials in future caries control? A review with special reference to chlorhexidine treatment
    Svante Twetman
    Department of Odontology, Pediatric Dentistry, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Caries Res 38:223-9. 2004
    ..In conclusion, the evidence from the recent literature was inconclusive for the use of CHX varnishes for caries prevention in risk groups...
  35. ncbi request reprint Fluoride concentration in supragingival dental plaque after a single intake or habitual consumption of fluoridated milk
    Kristina Engström
    Department of Odontology, Pediatric Dentistry, Umea University, Sweden
    Acta Odontol Scand 60:311-4. 2002
    ..In conclusion, the findings support the suggestion that milk is a suitable vehicle for local fluoride administration into the oral cavity, also when consumed together with a meal...
  36. ncbi request reprint Dietary factors in the prevention of dental caries: a systematic review
    Peter Lingström
    Department of Cariology, Faculty of Odontology, Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Acta Odontol Scand 61:331-40. 2003
    ..The review dearly demonstrates the need for well-designed randomized clinical studies with adequate control groups and high compliance...
  37. ncbi request reprint Caries-preventive effect of fissure sealants: a systematic review
    Ingegerd Mejare
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Eastman Dental Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Odontol Scand 61:321-30. 2003
    ..Overall, there remains a need for further trials of high quality, particularly in child populations with a low and a high caries risk, respectively...
  38. ncbi request reprint Caries-preventive effect of sodium fluoride mouthrinses: a systematic review of controlled clinical trials
    Svante Twetman
    Department of Odontology, Pediatric Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine, Umea University, SE 901 87 Umea, Sweden
    Acta Odontol Scand 62:223-30. 2004
    ..The need for further clinical trials to elucidate the effect of FMRs in risk patients and older adults is emphasized...
  39. ncbi request reprint Effect of xylitol-containing chewing gums on lactic acid production in dental plaque from caries active pre-school children
    Svante Twetman
    Department of Odontology Paediatric Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine and Odontology, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Oral Health Prev Dent 1:195-9. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the lactic acid concentration in supragingival plaque from caries-active pre-school children after a short-term use of either xylitol- or sorbitol-containing chewing gums...
  40. ncbi request reprint Caries prevalence in children with cleft lip and palate--a systematic review of case-control studies
    Pamela Hasslöf
    Department of Odontology, Pediatic Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Int J Paediatr Dent 17:313-9. 2007
    ..To conduct a systematic review of literature in order to examine the evidence of an increased prevalence of dental caries in children with cleft lip and palate (CLP)...
  41. ncbi request reprint Population- vs. risk-based applications of fissure sealants in first permanent molars: a 13-year follow-up
    Monica Benteke
    Public Dental Service, County of Halland, Sweden
    Oral Health Prev Dent 4:151-6. 2006
    ..To evaluate and compare the long-term outcome of a population-based and a risk-based strategy of applying fissure sealants in newly erupted first permanent molars...
  42. ncbi request reprint Attitudes to oral health among adolescents with high caries risk
    Kerstin Hattne
    Public Dental Clinic, Varberg, Sweden
    Acta Odontol Scand 65:206-13. 2007
    ..To explore and describe attitudes to oral health among adolescents with high caries risk...
  43. ncbi request reprint Caries risk profiles in two-year-old children from northern Sweden
    Christina Stecksén-Blicks
    Department of Odontology, Pediatric Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Oral Health Prev Dent 5:215-21. 2007
    ..To investigate existing caries risk factors in preschool children and to illustrate their caries risk profiles graphically with aid of a computer-based program...
  44. ncbi request reprint Effect of a dental cream containing amorphous cream phosphate complexes on white spot lesion regression assessed by laser fluorescence
    Anita Andersson
    Department of Orthodontics, Public Dental Service, Skansgatan 1B, SE 302 46 Halmstad, Sweden
    Oral Health Prev Dent 5:229-33. 2007
    ..To investigate and compare the effects of a dental cream containing complexes of casein phosphoprotein-amorphous calcium phosphate (CPP-ACP) and fluoride mouthwashes on the regression of white spot lesions (WSL)...
  45. ncbi request reprint Effect of topical applications of a chlorhexidine/thymol-containing varnish on fissure caries assessed by laser fluorescence
    Kerstin Sköld-Larsson
    Department of Orthodontics, Maxillofacial Unit, County Hospital, Halmstad, Sweden
    Acta Odontol Scand 62:339-42. 2004
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  46. ncbi request reprint Mutans streptococci colonization and longitudinal caries detection with laser fluorescence in fissures of newly erupted 1st permanent molars
    Pernilla Lundberg
    Department of Odontology, Faculty of Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Acta Odontol Scand 65:189-93. 2007
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  47. doi request reprint Effect of xylitol and xylitol-fluoride lozenges on approximal caries development in high-caries-risk children
    Christina Stecksén-Blicks
    Department of Odontology, Paediatric Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Int J Paediatr Dent 18:170-7. 2008
    ..To evaluate the effect of xylitol- and xylitol/fluoride-containing lozenges on approximal caries development in young adolescents with high caries risk...
  48. ncbi request reprint Salivary buffer capacity in relation to menarche and progesterone levels in saliva from adolescent girls: a longitudinal study
    Katarina Bruno-Ambrosius
    Public Dental Clinic, Falkenberg, Sweden
    Acta Odontol Scand 62:269-72. 2004
    ..In conclusion, the findings of this study suggest that the salivary buffer capacity may be impaired over the adolescent years in females, but the reason remains unclear...
  49. ncbi request reprint Salivary mutans streptococci and dental caries in three-year-old children after maternal exposure to chewing gums containing combinations of xylitol, sorbitol, chlorhexidine, and fluoride
    Ingrid Thorild
    Public Dental Clinic, Varberg, Sweden
    Acta Odontol Scand 62:245-50. 2004
    ..The efficiency of this type of targeted intervention in a low-caries community may be questioned...
  50. ncbi request reprint Lactic acid formation in supragingival dental plaque after schoolchildren's intake of fluoridated milk
    Kristina Engström
    Department of Odontology Pediatric Dentistry, Faculty and Odontology, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Oral Health Prev Dent 2:13-7. 2004
    ..Milk can be used as vehicle for fluoride administration. The aim of this study was to investigate the lactic acid formation in dental plaque after daily intake of fluoridated milk...
  51. ncbi request reprint Salivary mutans streptococci and lactobacilli levels after ingestion of the probiotic bacterium Lactobacillus reuteri ATCC 55730 by straws or tablets
    Esber Caglar
    Department of Paediatric Dentistry, Dental School, Yeditepe University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Acta Odontol Scand 64:314-8. 2006
    ....