Rasa Skudutyte-Rysstad

Associate Professor - Cariology and Gerodontology
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Visiting address Geitmyrsveien 71 0455 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1109 Blindern 0317 Oslo

Academic Interests

  • Epidemiology and risk indicators of oral diseases
  • Evidence based dentistry
  • Dental health services research

Teaching

Dental caries epidemiology and diagnostics for dental and dental hygienist students.

Supervision of master and PhD students.

Higher education and employment history

Rasa graduated as a dentist from Lithuanian University of Health Sciences in 1993 http://lsmuni.lt. She received her Master of Science in Dentistry in 1999 and PhD in 2009, both from University of Oslo. She has working experience as a dentist from Lithuania and Norway, undergraduate dental student teaching experience from University of Vilnius and University of Oslo. Since 2015 she is working as a Senior researcher at Oral Health Centre of Expertise in Eastern Norway.

Current projects

  • OsloMunn 65
  • CORAL
  • Dental health among adults in Central Norway, The HUNT4 survey
Tags: epidemiology, caries diagnostics

Publications

  • Sen, Abhijit; Skudutyte-Rysstad, Rasa; Torgersen, Gerald; Ørstavik, Dag & Sunde, Pia Titterud (2021). Effects of an individualized training course on technical quality and periapical status of teeth treated endodontically by dentists in the Public Dental Service in Norway. An observational intervention study . International Endodontic Journal. ISSN 0143-2885. doi: 10.1111/iej.13669.
  • Jordal, Kristin; Skudutyte-Rysstad, Rasa; Sen, Abhijit; Torgersen, Gerald; Ørstavik, Dag & Sunde, Pia Titterud (2021). Effects of an individualized training course on technical quality and periapical status of teeth treated endodontically by dentists in the Public Dental Service in Norway. An observational intervention study. International Endodontic Journal. ISSN 0143-2885. doi: 10.1111/iej.13669.
  • Hovden, Ewa Alicja Szyszko & Skudutyte-Rysstad, Rasa (2021). Using Theoretical Domains Framework (TDF) to understand implementation of a pragmatic clinical trial in Public Dental Service in Norway . BMC Health Services Research. ISSN 1472-6963. 21(698).
  • Sødal, Anne Thea Tveit; Singh, Preet Bano; Skudutyte-Rysstad, Rasa; Diep, My Tien & Hove, Lene Hystad (2021). Smell, taste and trigeminal disorders in a 65-year-old population. BMC Geriatrics. ISSN 1471-2318. doi: 10.1186/s12877-021-02242-6.
  • Uhlen, Marte-Mari Nordsetmoen; Ansteinsson, Vibeke Elise; Stangvaltaite-Mouhat, Lina; Korzeniewska, Lubomiła; Skudutyte-Rysstad, Rasa & Shabestari, Maziar [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2021). Psychological impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on dental health personnel in Norway. BMC Health Services Research. ISSN 1472-6963. 21(1). doi: 10.1186/s12913-021-06443-y. Full text in Research Archive
  • Diep, My Tien; Jensen, Janicke Liaaen; Skudutyte-Rysstad, Rasa; Young, Alix; Sødal, Anne Thea Tveit & Petrovski, Beata [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2021). Xerostomia and hyposalivation among a 65-yr-old population living in Oslo, Norway. European Journal of Oral Sciences. ISSN 0909-8836. 129(1), p. 1–11. doi: 10.1111/eos.12757.
  • Skudutyte-Rysstad, Rasa; Sunde, Pia Titterud; Sen, Abhijit & Jordal, Kristin (2021). Effects of an individualised training course in endodontics on the knowledge and insights of dentists in Public Dental Service in Norway. Acta Odontologica Scandinavica. ISSN 0001-6357. doi: 10.1080/00016357.2021.1876915.
  • Hovden, Ewa Alicja Szyszko; Ansteinsson, Vibeke; Klepaker, Ingrid Volden; Widström, Eeva & Skudutyte-Rysstad, Rasa (2020). Dental care for drug users in Norway: Dental professionals’ attitudes to treatment and experiences with interprofessional collaboration. BMC Oral Health. ISSN 1472-6831. doi: 10.1186/s12903-020-01240-1. Full text in Research Archive
  • Stangvaltaite-Mouhat, Lina; Uhlen, Marte-Mari Nordsetmoen; Skudutyte-Rysstad, Rasa; Szyszko, Ewa Alicja; Shabestari, Maziar & Ansteinsson, Vibeke (2020). Dental health services response to COVID-19 in Norway. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (IJERPH). ISSN 1661-7827. 17(16), p. 1–17. doi: 10.3390/ijerph17165843. Full text in Research Archive
  • Uhlen, Marte-Mari Nordsetmoen; Wang, Nina Johanne & Skudutyte-Rysstad, Rasa (2019). Fissure sealants or fluoride varnish? Routines and attitudes among dental health personnel in Norway. European Archives of Paediatric Dentistry. ISSN 1818-6300. 20(6), p. 577–583. doi: 10.1007/s40368-019-00440-w.
  • Stein, Linda Maria; Tillberg, Anders; Byrkjeflot, Lars Inge; Skudutyte-Rysstad, Rasa & Widström, Eeva (2018). Forebyggende tiltak i Den offentlige tannhelsetjenesten: Samsvarer rutinene på klinikken med kunnskapsbasert praksis? Den norske tannlegeforenings tidende. ISSN 0029-2303. 128, p. 702–708.
  • Diep, My Tien; Sødal, Anne T. Tveit; Skudutyte-Rysstad, Rasa & Hove, Lene Hystad (2018). Rutiner for oral helse på sykehjem: En undersøkelse blant sykehjemsledere . Den norske tannlegeforenings tidende. ISSN 0029-2303. 118(9), p. 694–699.
  • Widström, Eeva; Tillberg, Anders; Byrkjeflot, Lars Inge; Stein, Linda Maria & Skudutyte-Rysstad, Rasa (2017). Community-based preventive activities in the Public Dental Service in Norway. International Journal of Dental Hygiene. ISSN 1601-5029. 16(2), p. e112–e119. doi: 10.1111/idh.12326.
  • Widström, Eeva; Tillberg, Anders; Byrkjeflot, Lars Inge & Skudutyte-Rysstad, Rasa (2016). Chair-side preventive interventions in the Public Dental Service in Norway. British Dental Journal. ISSN 0007-0610. 221(4), p. 179–185. doi: 10.1038/sj.bdj.2016.601.
  • Skudutyte-Rysstad, Rasa; Tveit, Anne Bjørg; Espelid, Ivar & Kopperud, Simen E. (2016). Posterior composites and new caries on adjacent surfaces - any association? Longitudinal study with a split-mouth design. BMC Oral Health. ISSN 1472-6831. doi: 10.1186/s12903-016-0167-2.
  • Kopperud, Simen E.; Espelid, Ivar; Tveit, Anne Bjørg & Skudutyte-Rysstad, Rasa (2015). Risk factors for caries development on tooth surfaces adjacent to newly placed Class II composites – a pragmatic, practice based study. Journal of Dentistry. ISSN 0300-5712. 43(11), p. 1323–1329. doi: 10.1016/j.jdent.2015.08.013.
  • Søvik, Jenny Bogstad; Skudutyte-Rysstad, Rasa; Tveit, Anne Bjørg; Sandvik, Leiv & Mulic, Aida (2015). Sour sweets and acidic beverage consumption are risk indicators for dental erosion. Caries Research. ISSN 0008-6568. 49(3), p. 243–250. doi: 10.1159/000371896.
  • Skudutyte-Rysstad, Rasa; Slevolden, Ellen Margrethe; Hansen, Bjørn Frode; Sandvik, Leiv & Preus, Hans Ragnar (2014). Association between moderate to severe psoriasis and periodontitis in a Scandinavian population. BMC Oral Health. ISSN 1472-6831. doi: 10.1186/1472-6831-14-139. Full text in Research Archive
  • Skudutyte-Rysstad, Rasa; Mulic, Aida; Skeie, Marit Slåttelid & Skaare, Anne B (2013). Awareness and attitudes related to dental erosive wear among 18-yr-old adolescents in Oslo, Norway. European Journal of Oral Sciences. ISSN 0909-8836. 121, p. 471–476. doi: 10.1111/eos.12075.
  • Mulic, Aida; Skudutyte-Rysstad, Rasa; Tveit, Anne Bjørg & Skaare, Anne B (2012). Risk indicators for dental erosive wear among 18-yr-old subjects in Oslo, Norway. European Journal of Oral Sciences. ISSN 0909-8836. 120(6), p. 531–538. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0722.2012.00997.x.
  • Skudutyte-Rysstad, Rasa; Eriksen, Harald M & Bjertness, Espen (2012). Oral health among 35-year-olds in Oslo, Norway : a summary of time trends 1973-2003. Norsk Epidemiologi. ISSN 0803-2491. 22(1), p. 39–46. doi: 10.5324/nje.v22i1.1518. Full text in Research Archive
  • Eriksen, Harald M; Skudutyte-Rysstad, Rasa & Hansen, Bjørn Frode (2009). Endringer i oral helse blant 35-åringer i Oslo et 30-års perspektiv. Den norske tannlegeforenings tidende. ISSN 0029-2303. 119(10), p. 636–640.
  • Skudutyte-Rysstad, R; Sandvik, Leiv; Sandvik, Leiv; Aleksejuniene, Jolanta & Eriksen, Harald M (2009). Dental health and disease determinants among 35-year-olds in Oslo, Norway. Acta Odontologica Scandinavica. ISSN 0001-6357. 67(1), p. 50–56. doi: 10.1080/00016350802572322.
  • Skudutyte-Rysstad, Rasa & Eriksen, Harald M (2007). Changes in caries experience among 35-year-old Oslo citizens, 1973-2003. Acta Odontologica Scandinavica. ISSN 0001-6357. 65. doi: 10.1080/00016350601048003.
  • Skudutyte-Rysstad, R; Eriksen, Harald M & Hansen, BF (2007). Trends in periodontal health among 35-year-olds in Oslo, 1973-2003. Journal of Clinical Periodontology. ISSN 0303-6979. 34, p. 867–872. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-051X.2007.01129.x.
  • Aleksejuniene, Jolanta; Tranaeus, Sofia & Skudutyte-Rysstad, Rasa (2006). DIAGNOdent--an adjunctive diagnostic method for caries diagnosis in epidemiology. Community Dental Health. ISSN 0265-539X. 23(4), p. 217–221.
  • Skudutyte-Rysstad, R & Eriksen, Harald M (2006). Endodontic status amongst 35-year-old Oslo citizens and changes over a 30-year period. International Endodontic Journal. ISSN 0143-2885. 39.

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  • Young Vik, Alix ; Torgersen, Gerald R.; Giertsen, Elin & Skudutyte-Rysstad, Rasa (2021). Use of a student response system for teaching radiographic caries detection and treatment planning.
  • Hassan, Hero Ibrahim; Ansteinsson, Vibeke Elise; Gjelseth Dalbak, Ellen Thea; Skudutyte-Rysstad, Rasa & Hovden, Ewa Alicja Szyszko (2021). Kunnskap og holdninger til oral helse hos de ansatte i hjemmebaserte omsorgstjenester.
  • Hellesø, Ragnhild; Ansteinsson, Vibeke; Hovden, Ewa Alicja Szyszko; Skudutyte-Rysstad, Rasa & Henni, Silje Havrevold (2021). Hva er CORAL? Introduksjon til prosjektet.
  • Hellesø, Ragnhild; Hovden, Ewa Alicja Szyszko; Ansteinsson, Vibeke; Henni, Silje Havrevold & Skudutyte-Rysstad, Rasa (2020). Overview, ambitions and roles in CORAL - introduction to the project.
  • Stangvaltaite-Mouhat, Lina; Uhlen, Marte-Mari Nordsetmoen; Skudutyte-Rysstad, Rasa; Szyszko, Ewa Alicja; Shabestari, Maziar & Ansteinsson, Vibeke (2020). Hvordan har tannhelsetjenesten i Norge håndtert pasienter og smittevern under den mest akutte fasen av covid-19-pandemien? Den norske tannlegeforenings tidende. ISSN 0029-2303. 130(9), p. 722–723. Full text in Research Archive
  • Diep, My Tien; Jensen, Janicke Liaaen; Sødal, Anne Thea Tveit; Young, Alix; Skudutyte-Rysstad, Rasa & Hove, Lene Hystad (2020). Are Xerostomia and Hyposalivation Common Problems Among 65-Year-Olds? Caries Research. ISSN 0008-6568. 54(4), p. 449–450. doi: 10.1159/000511860.
  • Kopperud, Simen E.; Tveit, Anne Bjørg; Espelid, Ivar & Skudutyte-Rysstad, Rasa (2015). Caries progression on approximal surfaces in contact with composite restorations.
  • Søvik, Jenny Bogstad; Skudutyte-Rysstad, Rasa; Tveit, Anne Bjørg & Mulic, Aida (2014). Risk indicators associated with dental erosive wear among Norwegian adolescents.
  • Skudutyte-Rysstad, Rasa; Slevolden, Ellen Margrete; Hansen, Bjørn Frode; Sandvik, Leiv & Preus, Hans Ragnar (2014). Association between moderate to severe psoriasis and periodontitis.
  • Skudutyte-Rysstad, Rasa; Mulic, Aida; Skeie, Marit Slåttelid & Skaare, Anne B (2013). Socioeconomic differences in attitudes related to dental erosive wear.
  • Søvik, Jenny Bogstad; Mulic, Aida; Skudutyte-Rysstad, Rasa & Tveit, Anne Bjørg (2013). Prevalence and severity of dental erosive wear among a group of Norwegian 16-18-year-olds.
  • Mulic, Aida; Skudutyte-Rysstad, Rasa; Tveit, Anne Bjørg & Skaare, Anne B (2013). Risk indicators for dentine erosion among 18-year-olds in Oslo, Norway.
  • Mulic, Aida; Skudutyte-Rysstad, Rasa; Tveit, Anne Bjørg & Skaare, Anne B (2012). Risk indicators for dental erosive wear among 18-year-olds in Oslo, Norway.
  • Skudutyte-Rysstad, Rasa; Biehl, Anna Karin Cecilia Månsson & Lyshol, Heidi Siv Merete (2010). Tannhelse. In Grøholt, Else-Karin; Grøtvedt, Liv; Hånes, Hanna & Stene-Larsen, Geir (Ed.), Folkehelserapport 2010 : helsetilstanden i Norge. Nasjonalt folkehelseinstitutt. ISSN 978-82-8082-411-0. p. 89–93.
  • Petter, Lisa & Skudutyte-Rysstad, Rasa (2008). Oral health in Oslo: 30 years on. [Internet]. dpreurope.com.
  • Skudutyte-Rysstad, Rasa (2008). Endringer i oral helse blant 35-åringer i Oslo, 1973 - 2003.
  • Skudutyte-Rysstad, Rasa; Sandvik, Leiv; Aleksejuniene, Jolanta & Eriksen, Harald M. (2008). Dental health determinants among 35-year-olds in Oslo, Norway.
  • Skudutyte-Rysstad, Rasa; Eriksen, Harald M & Hansen, Bjørn Frode (2007). "Trends in periodontal health among 35-year-olds in Oslo, 1973-2003".
  • Skudutyte-Rysstad, Rasa; Eriksen, Harald M. & Hansen, Bjørn Frode (2007). "Trends in periodontal health among 35-year-olds in Oslo, 1973-2003".
  • Skudutyte-Rysstad, Rasa & Eriksen, Harald M. (2006). Changes in caries experience among 35-year-old Oslo citizens, 1973-2003. Community Dental Health. ISSN 0265-539X. 23(3).
  • Eriksen, Harald M & Skudutyte-Rysstad, Rasa (2006). Changes in Caries Experience among 35-year-old Oslo citizens, 1973-2003.
  • Skudutyte-Rysstad, Rasa & Eriksen, Harald M (2006). Changes in caries experience among 35-year-old Oslo citizens, 1973-2003.
  • Skudutyte-Rysstad, Rasa & Eriksen, Harald M (2005). Changes in dental caries and endodontic conditions among 35-year-olds in Oslo, 1973-2003.
  • Meisfjord, Jørgen Rajan; Skudutyte-Rysstad, Rasa; Biehl, Anna Karin Cecilia Månsson; Bjørnæs, Steinar; Alhaug, Grete & Grøholt, Else-Karin (2011). Utredningsprosjekt. Fra EPJ-data til tannhelseregister? Nasjonalt folkehelseinstitutt. Full text in Research Archive
  • Skudutyte-Rysstad, Rasa (2009). Studies on dental diseases among 35-year-olds in Oslo, Norway, 1973-2003. Trends and determinants. Universitet i Oslo.

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