Johan Caspar Wohlfahrt

Senior Lecturer - Periodontology
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Phone +47 22852085
Visiting address Geitmyrsveien 71 0455 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1109 Blindern 0317 OSLO

Academic Interests

His primary research projects are now treatment strategies for peri-implant mucositis and peri-implantitis but he is also involved in a range of projects on bone reconstructive biomaterials. Dr Wohlfahrt works primarily with clinical research but are also a collaborator a range of experimental studies at the Department of Biomaterials, University of Oslo.


  • Dr Wohlfahrt are involved in the periodontal specialist training
  • He mentors at present two PhD students.

Higher education and employment history

  • PhD* 2012: Thesis title."On the use of titanium based materials as non-resorbable bone substitues." Mentored by: Professor Ståle Pettter Lyngstadaas and Professor Anne Merete Aass, University of Oslo, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA (2001-2004)
  • Certificate in Periodontics 2004:Faculty of Dentistry, Graduate school, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA (2001-2004)
  • Master of Science in Dentistry* 2004:Thesis title: Association between candidate gene polymorphisms and chronic periodontitis. Mentored by: Professor Bryan S. Michalowicz, University of Minnesota
  • DDS: Faculty of Dentistry, University of Göteborg, Göteborg, Sweden (1991-1996)

Work experience

  • Department of Periodontology, Institute of Clinical Dentistry, Univeristy of Oslo, Norway Post doctorate research position, Starting 01.09.2012
  • Department of Biomaterials, Institute of Clinical Dentistry, University of Oslo, Norway PhD candidate 2006-2012
  • Private practice Bjerke tannmedisin, Oslo, Norway Specialist practitioner in periodontics,2006-present  
  • Institute of Clinical Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway 2001-2004 Teaching assistant (part time)
  • Majorstuen tannlege senter, Oslo, Norway 2004-2006 Specialist in periodontics (part time)
  • Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis , USA 2001-2004 Teaching assistant in periodontics
  • Grünerløkka Tannhelseklinik (Dental Clinic), Oslo, Norway 1999 - 2001 General dental practitioner
  • Majorstuen Dental Center,Oslo, Norway Nov. 1998 - 2000 General dental practitioner
  • BIORA AB,Sweden and Norway 1998 - Aug. 1999 Product specialist
  • Community Dental Health Service, Drammen, Norway 1997 Emergency dentist
  • Eiker Dental Clinic, Mjøndalen, Norway 1996 - Mar. 1998 General dental practitioner
  • Royal Swedish Navy 1991-1993 and 1995 Navigational officer, HMS Gladan and HMS Falken (Royal Swedish Navy)
  • Royal Swedish Navy Dec. 1989 - Sept. 1990 Commanding officer
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