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Kraglund, Ferne Phone: 902-494-8879

Email: kraglund@dal.ca
Associate Dean, Student and Alumni Affairs, Student and Alumni Affairs, Dean's Office
Assistant Professor, Department of Dental Clinical Sciences
Academic Credentials:
BSc (New Brunswick), DDS (Dalhousie), MSc/Dental Public Health (Toronto)

Research Interests:

- Public health issues: access and barriers to care, oral health status and needs of marginalized populations (e.g. immigrants, Aboriginal communities), and provision of oral health services
- Preventive dentistry: dental caries risk factors and caries risk assessment

Research Projects:

Replacement versus Repair of Composite Restorations, a Randomized Controlled Trial
Funding Agency:Faculty of Dentistry Research Fund
Start Date:2013End Date:2015
Investigator Status:Co-Investigator
Co-Investigators:PL Michaud (PI), D Boyd, D Matthews,
Validating OCT and Raman spectroscopy for assessment of tooth de/remineralization.
Funding Agency:NIH-NIDCR
Start Date:2012End Date:2017
Investigator Status:Co-Investigator
Co-Investigators:L-P Choo-Smith (PI), M Alexander, M Hewko, B Cleghorn, G Lamouche, M Sowa, M Zhilkin
'Kungatsiajuk': Supporting the Healthy Smiles of NunatuKavut Children
Funding Agency:CIHR Operating Grant
Start Date:2011End Date:2014
Investigator Status:Co-Investigator
Co-Investigators:PI's: D Martin, M McNally, H Castleden
Labrador Aboriginal Children's Oral Health Survey
Funding Agency:FNIHB, Health Canada
Start Date:2011End Date:2012
Investigator Status:Co-Principal Investigator
Co-Investigators:M. McNally (co-PI), D. Matthews, G. Jones
The oral health status and access to oral health services of recent immigrants and refugees in Nova Scotia
Funding Agency:NSHRF
Start Date:2010End Date:2011
Investigator Status:Co-Investigator
Co-Investigators:E. Ghiabi (PI), D. Matthews, J. Clovis, S. Weerasinghe, I. Waldron