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Specialists / Experts
Cinar (Dentist, Maxillofacial and Facial Radiologist) is a specialist dentist in odontological radiology at Konekta, employed at Boneprox and since 2011 employed at Karolinska Institutet. She graduated as a dentist in 2007 and then did her specialist training both at Karolinska Institutet.
Haitham Afif is a specialist in oral and maxillofacial surgery since 2016. He has worked at Sundsvall’s Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinic, Plastic & Maxillofacial Surgery Clinic, USÖ and the Oral and Maxillofacial surgery clinic at Mälarsjukhuset in Eskilstuna. Today he’s active as a private oral and maxillofacial surgeon.
PhD & Dentist in Oral Pathology and Odontology Doctor in Oral Medicine and Pathology
Joel also has expertise in sleep-related matters. As a reputable dentist and doctor with several years of experience in the field, he has a solid knowledge of the importance of sleep and its connection with dental care. Joel Bergqvist currently works at the sleep medicine unit at Sahlgrenska, one of Sweden’s most prominent and highly specialized sleep units. His dedication and expertise in the sleep field make him an excellent resource for dentists who often face sleep-related issues in their practice. We look forward to Joel Bergqvist receiving sleep-related questions and are convinced that his advice and support will be of great benefit to dentists and their patients.
Joel has always had a great interest in education and today has several teaching assignments through the university with a focus on everything from hearing and balance disorders to emergency airway management.
Former supervising dentist, Inspectorate for Care and Care, IVO, now external examiner in dental care
She is a PhD student at the Department of Maxillofacial Surgery and Oral Medicine at Malmö University since 2022 and leads a project relating to the breast cancer – drug treatment – MRONJ.
Her mainly focus is on patients treated with radiation to the head and neck area due to malignancy and also patients who have or are currently being treated with low or high dose antiresorptive drugs due to osteoporosis, metastatic solid cancers and multiple myeloma.
Maria Bankvall is a Dentist/Odont Dr in oral medicine at Konekta. She obtained her doctorate in 2017 at the Odontologist in Gothenburg and now works part-time as a dentist with a focus on oral medicine and pathology but also other orofacial medicine issues and part-time at the Department of Oral Diagnostics and Surgery at Karolinska Institutet. Maria has an international involvement in the European Association of Oral Medicine (EAOM) and the World Workshop on Oral Medicine (WWOM). To read more about Maria, visit her website: https://ofmcentrum.se/
Patrik (Dentist and Specialist) is a specialist at Konekta in maxillofacial surgery and has been running his own clinic Maxillofacial Surgery Center Skåne since 2021. He graduated in dentistry in 2001 at Umeå University and completed his specialist studies at Lund University Hospital. Today he is a member of the Oral Surgery Association in Sweden and works at the specialist clinic in oral surgery at Lund Hospital.
Peter is passionate about continuing education and has been a member of the Dental Association’s course activities since 2006 and chairman of the NordÖstra Course Committee since 2017.
During his long time as a dentist, he has managed to be an Insurance dentist at Försäkringskassan until 2008 and has been a Trust dentist in Nyköping municipality for 3 years, where he gives his opinion on subsidized dental care.
Sahar puts a lot of emphasis on taking the time to listen to the patients and explain the procedure and is particularly good with patients with a fear of the dentist.
Sarah Vaderlind (Specialist bite physiology) became a specialist in bite physiology in 2019. Sarah has a lovely husband by her side and is a mother and bonus mother to five children. Logistics is one of her strongest branches. She loves her daily work as a bite physiologist and is passionate about this patient group. Sarah has the ability to explain and advise on complex bite physiology problems in an educational and comprehensible way. A challenge in bite physiology is that many dentists consider the subject to be difficult and complicated. Therefore, it is important to be able to convey connections and relationships between anatomy, physiology and pathology in a simple way so that general dentists and specialists in other fields can deal with these patients in their own practice to the extent possible.
Sigurd Svalestad is educated at the University of Bergen, Norway, first as a dentist in 1998 and thereafter as a medical doctor in 2006. He became a specialist in medical radiology in 2015. Svalestad has extensive clinical experience within both fields of expertise, both from public university hospitals and from private medical radiology and dental health businesses. He also has solid managerial experience from the Norwegian Armed Forces.
Svalestad currently has a leave of absence from his position in the Armed Forces where he serves both as the Senior Consultant Radiologist and as the Commanding Officer of the Dental Health Services. During this period, he will complete an MBA program in strategic management at the Norwegian School of Economics. In addition, Svalestad is a consultant radiologist at the Department of Neuroradiology, Haukeland University Hospital and a private consultant radiologist for Evidia AS.
Stefan was educated at Linköping University and he is today a specialist in anesthesia and chief physician since 2005. Until 2008 he worked at Ullevål with post-operative care, heart surgery and other anesthesia, between 2008 – 2021 he has worked in private clinics. Since 2021, he has been Chief Physician at Akershus University Hospital.
In addition, he is the CEO of Anestesispesialisten.no and Anestesisspecialisten.se, which rent out anesthesia staff and mobile anesthesia equipment in Norway and Sweden. Read more about the company here: www.anestesispesialisten.no
Stefan has a long-term interest in efficient operation of complex operations and quality development. He works continuously with digitization of service deliveries to ensure delivery capability and quality.
“I think it’s absolutely fantastic to work as an anesthetist because we combine many practical skills with many conversations with patients in vulnerable situations and a lot of complex problem solving”, Stefan Hauptig
Unni (Dentist and Specialist) trained as a dentist in Oslo in 1985, took a specialist degree at the same place in Endodontics in 1994. She worked at UIO in Oslo from 1992 until today when she is now a university lecturer. Unni is specifically targeted at resorptions and non-odontogenic pain. She can help with endodontic diagnostics so that your patient receives the right treatment.