About Me

Full Name

Melsen Birte

Professional Experience and Education
1964 DDS. Royal Dental College Aarhus Denmark
1971 Specialized in Orthodontics.
1974 Dr. Odont. At the University of Aarhus
1975-2012 Professor and Chairman of the Department of Orthodontics at The School of Dentistry, Aarhus University, Denmark.
1986-2020 Part-time in a private practice in Lubeck, Germany, limited to adult orthodontics.
2015- Visiting Professor NYU, New York, U.S
2014- Visiting professor Hannover Germany
Selected awards and Honorary degrees
1984 Recipient of the Robert H.W. Strang Award in Orthodontics.
1997 Recipient of the American Association of Orthodontists Foundation, PARC.
1999 World SIDO prize, Rome, Italy.
1999 Recipient of the Ernest Sheldon Friel Memorial Award.
2000 Knighthood of Dannebrog, 1st Degree.
2005 Best Paper, European Journal of Orthodontics.
2009 Invited Presenter, Northcroft Memorial Lecture.
2011 Recipient of Gloria honorary doctorate the University of Krakow Polen
2012 Recipient of the Ryus Lecture Award, Coex Seoul, Korea
2013 Recipient of the Brainerd F. Swain Award of Excellence, USA
2017 Recipient Frankel Award German Orthodontic Society Bonn Germany
2018 Recipient of the Ketcham Award in Washington by AAO.
2018 Invited presenter of the H. Margolis Lecture Tuft University Boston
2018 Honorary member of the American University Beirut Lebanon.
2019 Honorary president for the first World Orthodontic Biomechanic Symposium. Doha Qatar.
Research interests
Professor Melsen has authored more than 400 publications in the fields of growth based on research of human autopsy material, bone biology and clinical studies. In recent years her interests have focused on the Skeletal Anchorage, Virtual Imaging and Adult Orthodontic Treatment.



Regeneration of degenerated dentitions, together we can

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While malocclusions can generally be treated by orthodontists alone treatment …

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Regeneration of degenerated dentitions, together we can

Melsen Birte
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