Velden, U. van der

+31 20 59 80299
acta ( mondgezondh )
Professor (Periodontology)


  • Periodontology
  • Oral microbiology

Professional interests

  • Susceptibility for periodontitis
  • Periodontal therapy
  • Nutrition and periodontal disease

Professional employment history

2009-presentProfessor in Clinical Periodontology, emeritus
1994-presentChairman of the Postgraduate Education Committee of the European Federation of Periodontology
1991-presentProgram director Graduate program in Periodontology at ACTA
2003-2008Chairman of the Department of Periodontology
1998-2003Board member Department of Periodontology
1991-2009Professor in Clinical Periodontology
1981-1992Associate Professor Department of Periodontology
1981Phd (medicine), University of Amsterdam
1975-1998Member elect Board of the Department of Periodontology
1971-1975Staff member Department of Periodontology
1971DDS University of Amsterdam, Faculty of Dentistry
1969-1971Student member Department of Periodontology 

Selected scientific publications

Van der Velden U.

Probing force and the relationship of the probe tip to the periodontal tissues. J Clin Periodontol. 1979;6(2):106-14.
Van der Velden U, Van Winkelhoff AJ, Abbas F, De Graaff J.
The habitat of periodontopathic micro-organisms. J Clin Periodontol. 1986;13(3):243-8.
Van der Velden U, Abbas F, Armand S, Loos BG, Timmerman MF, Van der Weijden GA, Van Winkelhoff AJ, Winkel EG.
Java project on periodontal diseases. The natural development of periodontitis: risk factors, risk predictors and risk determinants. J Clin Periodontol. 2006;33(8):540-8.
Van der Velden U.
The Dutch periodontal screening index validation and its application in The Netherlands. J Clin Periodontol. 2009;36(12):1018-24.
Torres de Heens, GL, Loos BG, van der Velden, U.
Monozygotic twins are discordant for chronic periodontitis: clinical and bacteriological findings. J Clin Periodontol 2010,37:120-8

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS (from 1999 until now)