Dr. John Christensen

Biography

Dr. John Christensen is a dual trained pediatric dentist and orthodontist from Durham, NC. Dr. Christensen is one of a small number of dual trained individuals who practice both specialties. In addition to private practice, he teaches in the University of North Carolina School of Dentistry pediatric dental program where his responsibilities include age appropriate (early) orthodontic treatment concepts, how to manage trauma and missing teeth with orthodontic care, and how to guide multidisciplinary approaches in children with unusual problems. Dr. Christensen is a graduate of the University of Iowa College of Dentistry. He received his graduate training in Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Christensen has lectured at the AAO and AAPD national meetings and is an editor of the 6th Edition of Pediatric Dentistry: Infancy Through Adolescence.