Country Report 2004

Name of Member organization

Norwegian Association of Orthodontists

Number of active members November 1st,2004


President 2004-2005

Secretary 2004-2005

Treasurer 2004-2005

When was orthodontics recognized as a dental specialty

The Government Authorities are planning a reorganisation of the public dental service. Hearings will be held in Mai 2005.

Is continuous education (CE) mandatory; If so, how organized

Under discussion in the Norwegian Dental Association..

Any further information regarding the position of orthodontics in the country

An active post-graduate program with domestic courses and abroad.

Changes in the fee system and/or refunding with respect to general and/or private insurances:

New fee system from 2004: Price per piece og work reimbursed by the National Insurance Administation.

Important issues in relation to members/other dental associations/scientific societies/postgraduate programs etc:

Calibrating the orthodontists in using the new fee system: