Wijk, A.J. van

Assistant professor (Social Dentistry and Behavioural Sciences)


  • Pain
  • Psychology
  • Statistics

Professional interests

  • Pain
  • Tooth agenesis

Professional employment history

2006-presentAssistant professor (UD), section Social Dentistry and Behavioural Sciences, ACTA
2001-2006PhD, Acute pain in dentistry, ACTA
1997-2001Msc, Psychological Methodology, UvA

Selected scientific publications

van Wijk AJ, Hoogstraten J
Anxiety and pain during dental injections. Journal of Dentistry, 37, 700-704.
van Wijk AJ, Tan SP (2006)
A numeric code for identifying patterns of human tooth agenesis: a new approach. Eur J Oral Sci 114: 97-101.
van Wijk AJ, McNeil DW, Ho CJ, Buchanan H, Hoogstraten J (2006)
A short English version of the Fear of Dental Pain questionnaire. Eur J Oral Sci 114: 204-208.
van Wijk AJ, Hoogstraten J (2005)
Experience with dental pain and fear of dental pain. J Dent Res 84: 947-950.
van Wijk AJ, Duyx MP, Hoogstraten J (2004)
The effect of written information on pain experience during periodontal probing. J Clin Periodontol 31: 282-285.

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS (from 1999 until now)