Waal, S.V. van der

+31 20 59 80880
acta ( mondgezondh )
Sectievoorzitter Endodontologie, universitair docent


  • Endodontology

Professional interests

  • Root canal disinfection
  • Biofilms
  • Endodontic regeneration 
  • Apical periodontitis and general health

Professional employment history

2019head department Endondontology ACTA
2017present assistant professor
Post-doc researcher, ACTA
Teacher master 1 and master 3, ACTA
2009-2015PhD Thesis A new strategy in root canal therapy: there is a lot going on in endodontic disinfection, ACTA
2009-presentPractice limited to endodontics
2006-2009Postgraduate programme Endodontology, ACTA
1991-2006Practitioner in private general dental practice
1991-1998Teacher pedodontic department, ACTA

Selected scientific publications

S.V. van der Waal, L.W.M. van der Sluis, A.R. Özok, J. R.A.M. Exterkate, van Marle, P.R. Wesselink, J.J. de Soet (2011). The effects of hyperosmosis or high pH on a dual-species biofilm of Enterococcus faecalis and Pseudomonas aeruginosa: an in vitro study. International Endodontic Journal 2011; 44: 1110-1117.
S.V. van der Waal, L.W.M. van der Sluis (2012). Potential of calcium to scaffold an endodontic biofilm, thus protecting the micro-organisms from disinfection. Medical Hypotheses 2012; 79(1): 1-4.
S.V. van der Waal, Lappin DF, Crielaard W. Does apical periodontitis have systemic consequences? The need for well-planned and carefully conducted clinical studies. Br Dent J. 2015 May 8;218(9):513-6.
Athina Christina Georgiou, Wim Crielaard, Iakovos Armenis, Ralph de Vries, Suzette V. van der Waal. Apical Periodontitis Is Associated with Elevated Concentrations of Inflammatory Mediators in Peripheral Blood: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Journal of Endodontics in press

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS (from 1999 until now)


Tandheelkundepraktijk Ouwerling B.V. - Behandelaar Alphen aan den Rijn, 01 juni 2015
Laatste wijzigingen Nevenwerkzaamheden: Amsterdam 25 februari 2020