Tove Irene Wigen

Associate professor

Academic Interests

Dental caries in children, risk indicators for dental caries in preschool children, caries epidemilology. Dental trauma. Disturbances in tooth development.

Teaching

Dental caries in children. Dental traumatology. Disturbances in tooth development. 

Higher education and employment history

DDS. PhD. Specialist in paediatric dentistry.

Clinical dental experience from private praxis in Oslo, Frambu Resource Centre for Rare Disorders and Public Dental Service in Oslo.

 

Tags: developmental disturbance, preschool children, dental injuries, caries indicators, dental anxiety, caries, social inequalities

Publications

  • Sæthre-Sundli, Helene Borghild; Løken, Sonja Yr; Wang, Nina Johanne & Wigen, Tove Irene (2022). Fissure sealing and caries development in Norwegian children. European Archives of Paediatric Dentistry. ISSN 1818-6300. Full text in Research Archive
  • Baumgartner, Christine Sophie; Wang, Nina Johanne & Wigen, Tove Irene (2022). Self-reported satisfaction with teeth and associated factors in 12-year-olds. Community Dental Health. ISSN 0265-539X. doi: 10.1922/CDH_00287Baumgartner04.
  • Baumgartner, Christine Sophie; Wang, Nina Johanne & Wigen, Tove Irene (2021). Oral health behaviours in 12-year-olds. Association with caries and characteristics of the children? Acta Odontologica Scandinavica. ISSN 0001-6357. doi: 10.1080/00016357.2021.1933173. Full text in Research Archive
  • Wigen, Tove Irene & Wang, Nina Johanne (2021). Characteristics of teenagers who use dental floss. Community Dental Health. ISSN 0265-539X. doi: 10.1922/CDH_00006Wigen05. Full text in Research Archive
  • Sæthre-Sundli, Helene Borghild; Wang, Nina Johanne & Wigen, Tove Irene (2020). Do enamel and dentine caries at 5 years of age predict caries development in newly erupted teeth? A prospective longitudinal study. Acta Odontologica Scandinavica. ISSN 0001-6357. 78(7), p. 509–514. doi: 10.1080/00016357.2020.1739330. Full text in Research Archive
  • Wigen, Tove Irene; Winsnes, Karianne Ervik; Varatharajan, Rahavy & Wang, Nina Johanne (2019). Helsesøstres erfaring med kariesforebyggende arbeid hos barn under 3 år. Den norske tannlegeforenings tidende. ISSN 0029-2303. 129(5), p. 432–440.
  • Løken, Sonja Yr; Wigen, Tove Irene & Wang, Nina Johanne (2019). Recall intervals in children are individualized and extended. Acta Odontologica Scandinavica. ISSN 0001-6357. 77(6), p. 468–473. doi: 10.1080/00016357.2019.1599422. Full text in Research Archive
  • Wigen, Tove Irene; Baumgartner, Christine Sophie & Wang, Nina Johanne (2018). Identification of caries risk in 2-year-olds. Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology. ISSN 0301-5661. 46(3), p. 297–302. doi: 10.1111/cdoe.12366. Full text in Research Archive
  • Osvik, Cecilie; Årdal, Marte Rygg; Wigen, Tove Irene & Wang, Nina Johanne (2017). Fluormotstand : er fluor som anbefales i kariesforebyggende arbeid skadelig? Den norske tannlegeforenings tidende. ISSN 0029-2303. 127(9), p. 764–771.
  • Wigen, Tove Irene & Wang, Nina Johanne (2017). Referral of young children to dental personnel by primary care nurses. International Journal of Dental Hygiene. ISSN 1601-5029. 15(3), p. 249–255. doi: 10.1111/idh.12238.
  • Baumgartner, Christine Sophie; Wigen, Tove Irene & Wang, Nina Johanne (2016). Innkalling av toåringer til tannklinikk. Kariesutvikling fra to til fem år. Den norske tannlegeforenings tidende. ISSN 0029-2303. 126(8), p. 600–605.
  • Løken, Sonja Yr; Wang, Nina Johanne & Wigen, Tove Irene (2016). Health nurses' experiences and attitudes regarding collaboration with dental personnel. BMC Oral Health. ISSN 1472-6831. 16. doi: 10.1186/s12903-016-0226-8.
  • Tsilingaridis, Georgios; Malmgren, Barbro; Andreasen, Jens O.; Wigen, Tove Irene; Aas, Anne-Lise Maseng & Malmgren, Olle (2016). Scandinavian multicenter study on the treatment of 168 patients with 230 intruded permanent teeth - a retrospective cohort study. Dental Traumatology. ISSN 1600-4469. 32(5), p. 353–360. doi: 10.1111/edt.12266.
  • Løken, Sonja Yr; Wang, Nina Johanne & Wigen, Tove Irene (2016). Caries-preventive self-care for children. Consistent oral Health messages to the public? International Journal of Dental Hygiene. ISSN 1601-5029. 15(2), p. 142–148. doi: 10.1111/idh.12196.
  • Aas, Anne-Lise Maseng; Wigen, Tove Irene & Skaare, Anne B (2015). Betydningen av riktig akuttbehandling ved traumer i det permanente tannsettet. In Holmstrup, Palle (Eds.), Aktuel Nordisk Odontologi 2015. Munksgaard Forlag. ISSN 9788762814363. p. 111–127.
  • Das, Runa; Wang, Nina Johanne & Wigen, Tove Irene (2015). Ingen sammenheng mellom vekt og karies hos småbarn : oppsummering av internasjonal litteratur og en studie av norske femåringer. Den norske tannlegeforenings tidende. ISSN 0029-2303. 125(7), p. 620–624.
  • Wigen, Tove Irene & Wang, Nina Johanne (2015). Does early establishment of favorable oral health behavior influence caries prevalence at age 5 years? Acta Odontologica Scandinavica. ISSN 0001-6357. 73(3), p. 182–187. doi: 10.3109/00016357.2014.976264. Full text in Research Archive
  • Wigen, Tove Irene & Wang, Nina Johanne (2014). Health behaviors and family characteristics in early childhood influence caries development. A longitudinal study based on data from MoBa. Norsk Epidemiologi. ISSN 0803-2491. 24(1-2), p. 91–95. doi: 10.5324/nje.v24i1-2.1807. Full text in Research Archive
  • Næss, Elisabeth R.; Moan, Karoline A; Wang, Nina Johanne & Wigen, Tove Irene (2014). Småbarnsforeldre og tannhelseinformasjon. Spørreundersøkelse i en barnehage i Oslo. Den norske tannlegeforenings tidende. ISSN 0029-2303. 124(4), p. 284–288.
  • Wigen, Tove Irene & Wang, Nina Johanne (2014). Tooth brushing frequency and use of fluoride lozenges in children from 1.5 to 5 years of age: A longitudinal study. Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology. ISSN 0301-5661. 42(5), p. 395–403. doi: 10.1111/cdoe.12094. Full text in Research Archive
  • Wigen, Tove Irene & Wang, Nina Johanne (2012). Parental influences on dental caries development in preschool children. An overview with emphasis on recent Norwegian research. Norsk Epidemiologi. ISSN 0803-2491. 22(1), p. 13–19. doi: 10.5324/nje.v22i1.1515. Full text in Research Archive
  • Wigen, Tove Irene; Espelid, Ivar; Skaare, Anne B & Wang, Nina Johanne (2011). Family characteristics and caries experience in preschool children. A longitudinal study from pregnancy to 5 years of age. Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology. ISSN 0301-5661. 39(4), p. 311–317. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0528.2010.00596.x.
  • Wigen, Tove Irene & Wang, Nina Johanne (2011). Maternal health and lifestyle and caries experience in preschool children. A longitudinal study from pregnancy to age 5 yr. European Journal of Oral Sciences. ISSN 0909-8836. 119, p. 463–468. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0722.2011.00862.x. Full text in Research Archive
  • Wigen, Tove Irene; Espelid, Ivar; Skaare, Anne B & Wang, Nina Johanne (2010). Family characteristics and caries experience in preschool children.A longitudinal study from pregnancy to five years of age. Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology. ISSN 0301-5661. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0528.2010.00596.x.
  • Wigen, Tove Irene & Wang, Nina Johanne (2010). Caries and background factors in Norwegian and immigrant 5-year-old children. Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology. ISSN 0301-5661. 38(1), p. 19–28. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0528.2009.00502.x.
  • Wigen, Tove Irene & Wang, Nina Johanne (2010). Hvordan ser 5-åringenes tenner ut? Tannstikka : tidsskrift for Norsk tannpleierforening. ISSN 1501-8636. p. 21–26.
  • Wigen, Tove Irene & Wang, Nina Johanne (2010). Foreldrefaktorer og kariesutvikling hos barn før fem års alder :. Den norske tannlegeforenings tidende. ISSN 0029-2303. 120(15), p. 1044–1048.
  • Wigen, Tove Irene & Wang, Nina Johanne (2010). Hvordan ser femåringenes tenner ut? Karieserfaring i primære tannsett. Den norske tannlegeforenings tidende. ISSN 0029-2303. 120(3), p. 170–174.
  • Wigen, Tove Irene; Skaret, Erik & Wang, Nina Johanne (2009). Dental avoidance behaviour in parent and child as risk indicators for caries in 5-year-old children. International Journal of Paediatric Dentistry. ISSN 0960-7439. 19, p. 431–437. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-263X.2009.01014.x.
  • Wigen, Tove Irene; Agnalt, Reidun & Jacobsen, Ingeborg (2008). Intrusive luxation of permanent incisors in Norwegians aged 6-17 years: a retrospective study of treatment and outcome. Dental Traumatology. ISSN 1600-4469. 24(6), p. 612–618. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-9657.2008.00686.x.
  • Wigen, Tove Irene; Røssnes, Kristin & Storhaug, Kari (1995). Prader Willi syndrom og tannhelse. Den norske tannlegeforenings tidende. ISSN 0029-2303. 105(7), p. 360–362.

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  • Anjum, Faiza Sarwar; Brusevold, Ingvild Johnsen & Wigen, Tove Irene (2022). Prognosis of non-vital anterior teeth treated with apexification using bioceramic apical plug.
  • Afzal, Sadaf Haque; Wigen, Tove Irene; Skaare, Anne B & Brusevold, Ingvild Johnsen (2022). Molar Incisor Hypomineralization in Norwegian children: Prevalence and associated factors.
  • Wigen, Tove Irene & Wang, Nina Johanne (2018). Response to Letter to Editor “Referral of young children to dental personnel by primary care nurses”. International Journal of Dental Hygiene. ISSN 1601-5029. 16(1). doi: 10.1111/idh.12270.
  • Sæthre-Sundli, Helene Borghild; Wang, Nina Johanne & Wigen, Tove Irene (2018). Caries development in Norwegian Children aged 5 to 12 years.
  • Løken, Sonja Yr; Wigen, Tove Irene & Wang, Nina Johanne (2018). Do child characteristics influence recall intervals for Norwegian children?
  • Baumgartner, Christine Sophie; Wang, Nina Johanne & Wigen, Tove Irene (2018). Oral health behaviour and background characteristics in Norwegian 12-year-olds.
  • Løken, Sonja Yr; Wang, Nina Johanne & Wigen, Tove Irene (2017). Response to letter to editor 'Caries preventive self-care for children. Consistent oral health messages to the public?'. International Journal of Dental Hygiene. ISSN 1601-5029. 15(3), p. 257–257. doi: 10.1111/idh.12218.
  • Løken, Sonja Yr; Wigen, Tove Irene & Wang, Nina Johanne (2017). Recall intervals and caries experience in children.
  • Wigen, Tove Irene & Wang, Nina Johanne (2017). Dental flossing behavior and approximal caries in teenagers.
  • Hansen, Christine Kristoffersen; Wigen, Tove Irene & Wang, Nina Johanne (2016). Hvor ofte bør du gå til tannlegen? [Internet]. lommelegen.no.
  • Løken, Sonja Yr; Wigen, Tove Irene & Wang, Nina Johanne (2015). Public Health Nurses and Oral Health Promotion for Preschool Children.
  • Wigen, Tove Irene; Baumgartner, Christine Sophie & Wang, Nina Johanne (2015). Caries Development from 2 to 5 years of Age.
  • Wang, Nina Johanne; Wigen, Tove Irene & Angell, Mona-Lisa (2014). Barnet som ble kastet ut med badevannet. [Business/trade/industry journal]. Barnehagefolk.
  • Wigen, Tove Irene; Wang, Nina Johanne & Elsness, Maria (2014). Nei, alle barn trenger ikke fluortabletter. [Internet]. NRK - livvstil.
  • Das, Runa; Wigen, Tove Irene & Wang, Nina Johanne (2014). Association between weight and caries in children? A review and a study of Norwegian 5-year-olds.
  • Løken, Sonja Yr; Wigen, Tove Irene & Wang, Nina Johanne (2014). Public health nurses' opinions on collaboration between public health centres and dental services.
  • Næss, Elisabeth R.; Moan, Karoline A.; Wang, Nina Johanne & Wigen, Tove Irene (2014). Parents and oral health information.
  • Veka, Camilla & Wigen, Tove Irene (2014). Unngå at barnet ditt gjør dette. [Internet]. nrk.no\livsstil.
  • Færø, Marthe Kaasa; Wigen, Tove Irene & Wang, Nina Johanne (2013). Gap opp! Ja, melketenner faller ut etter hvert. Men det er viktig å ta godt vare på dem likevel. [Business/trade/industry journal]. Foreldre og barn.
  • Hauge, Charlote & Wigen, Tove Irene (2013). Barn og tannhelse. Begynn tidlig med tannpussen. [Internet]. klikk.no.
  • Løken, Sonja Yr; Wigen, Tove Irene & Wang, Nina Johanne (2013). Preventive oral care for children. Information sources and opinions of dental personnel and public health nurses.
  • Wigen, Tove Irene & Wang, Nina Johanne (2013). Are public health nurses able to identify children with caries risk?
  • Wigen, Tove Irene & Wang, Nina Johanne (2013). Early establishment of oral health behaviours and dental caries development.
  • Aas, Anne-Lise Maseng & Wigen, Tove Irene (2012). Re-eruption of two severely intruded incisors. A case report.
  • Wigen, Tove Irene & Wang, Nina Johanne (2012). Oral hygiene and fluoride supplements in children aged 1.5-5 years.
  • Wigen, Tove Irene (2011). Karies og risikoutvelgelse.
  • Wigen, Tove Irene (2011). Født med karies?
  • Wigen, Tove Irene & Wang, Nina Johanne (2011). Mother's health and lifestyle in pregnancy and early life as risk indicator for caries in preschool children.
  • Wigen, Tove Irene; Espelid, Ivar; Skaare, Anne B & Wang, Nina Johanne (2010). Family characteristics in early life and caries in 5-year-olds.
  • Wigen, Tove Irene; Espelid, Ivar; Skaare, Anne B & Wang, Nina Johanne (2010). Family characteristics and caries experience in preschool children. A longitudinal study from pregnancy to five years of age.
  • Wigen, Tove Irene (2010). Autisme og tannbehandling.
  • Wigen, Tove Irene; Agnalt, Reidun & Jacobsen, Ingeborg (2009). Invalid results because of inappropriate statistical analyses. Treatment recommendations still in question - Response from the authors. Dental Traumatology. ISSN 1600-4469. 25(3), p. 352–352. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-9657.2009.00775_2.x.
  • Wigen, Tove Irene (2009). Autisme og tannbehandling - Utfordringer og muligheter i klinikken.
  • Wigen, Tove Irene (2009). Utviklingsforstyrrelser i tannemalje.
  • Wigen, Tove Irene; Skaret, Erik & Wang, Nina Johanne (2009). Dental avoidance behaviour as risk indicator for caries in 5-year-old children.
  • Wigen, Tove Irene & Wang, Nina Johanne (2009). Recall intervals and dental health in 5-year-old children.
  • Wigen, Tove Irene (2008). Karies hos 5-åringer.
  • Wigen, Tove Irene (2008). Utviklingsforstyrrelser i tannemalje.
  • Wigen, Tove & Wang, Nina Johanne (2008). Dental caries in 5-year-olds and parent-related factors.
  • Wigen, Tove & Wang, Nina Johanne (2008). Dental caries and parent-related factors in 5-year old children.
  • Wigen, Tove Irene & Wang, Nina Johanne (2007). Caries risk indicators in five-year-olds.
  • Wigen, Tove Irene & Sundnes, Sissel Koller (2005). Tannhelse og cerebral parese. CP bladet. ISSN 0801-4752. p. 16–19.
  • Wigen, Tove Irene (2005). Utfordringer i spesialistens hverdag.
  • Wigen, Tove; Agnalt, Reidun & Jacobsen, Ingeborg (2005). Intrusive luxation of permanent incisors: a retrospective study of treatment and outcome.
  • Isene, Bibbi & Wigen, Tove Irene (1995). Munnstimulering - en utfordring for tannhelsepersonell. Tannstikka : tidsskrift for Norsk tannpleierforening. ISSN 1501-8636. p. 11–12.
  • Wigen, Tove Irene & Wang, Nina Johanne (2011). Caries risk indicators in preschool children. Maternal and family conditions in pregnancy and early childhood and dental caries development in preschool children. Unipub forlag. ISSN 978-82-91757-72-8.

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