Johan Aps

Dr, DDS, MSc, PhD UGent MSc DMFR Lond.

  • The University of Western Australia (M512), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


  • 61 Citations
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Personal profile


- DDS, 1993, Ghent University, Belgium
- Certificate Paediatric Dentistry and Special Needs, 1997, Ghent University, Belgium
- PhD in Dentistry, 2002, Ghent University, Belgium
- MSc DMFR, 2008, University of London, United Kingdom

- 10/1993 till 2/2004: Part-time private dental practice and Part-time faculty at Ghent University, Belgium
- 2/2004 till 6/2012: Full-time faculty at Ghent University and Ghent University Hospital, Belgium
- 7/2012 till 1/2018: Full-time faculty at University of Washington, Seattle, USA
- 1/2018 till present: Full-time faculty at University of Western Australia, Perth

Associate Editor for the official journal of the IADMFR, Dentomaxillofacial Radiology (BIR publishers)

Roles and responsibilities

Discipline Lead Dentomaxillofacial Radiology

Divisional Head Oral Diagnostic and Surgical Sciences 

Future research

Dental and Maxillofacial Radiology and Oral Diagnostics

Local Anaesthesia in Dentistry

Previous positions

Associate Editor of Dentomaxillofacial Radiology
Key Opinion Leader for Dental HiTec (intra-osseous anaesthesia techniques)

Teaching overview

Ghent University
* Local anaesthesia in dentistry
* dental and maxillofacial radiology
* guest lectures on saliva, and dental erosion in other courses
University of Washington:
* oral and maxillofacial radiology
* guest lectures in paediatric dentistry


- dental and maxillofacial radiology (2D and 3D)
- oral diagnostics
- local anaesthesia in dentistry


Dutch (native language)

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Research Output 2012 2019

Attitudes and knowledge of paediatric dentists’ on digital radiography and cone beam computed tomography

Giray, F. E., Peker, S., Yalcinkaya, S. E., Kargul, B. & Aps, J., 1 Feb 2019, In : Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association. 69, 2, p. 205-210 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Radiographic Image Enhancement
Cone-Beam Computed Tomography
Pediatric Dentistry

Can cephalometric parameters be measured reproducibly using reduced-dose cone-beam computed tomography?

Hoff, M. N., Zamora, D., Spiekerman, C., Aps, J. K. M., Bollen, A. M., Herring, S. W. & Katz, F., 1 Jun 2019, In : Journal of the World Federation of Orthodontists. 8, 2, p. 43-50 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cone-Beam Computed Tomography

Assessment of the location of the mandibular lingula in pediatric patients using cone beam computed tomography images

Aps, J. K. M., Gazdeck, L. Y., Nelson, T., Slayton, R. L. & Scott, J. M., 1 May 2018, In : Journal of Dentistry for Children. 85, 2, p. 58-65 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cone-Beam Computed Tomography
Age Groups
Dental Occlusion

De positie van de lingula mandibularis bij kinderen

Aps, J., Gazdeck, L. Y., Nelson, T., Slayton, R. & Scott, J., 2018, Het tandheelkundig jaar 2018. Aps, J. K. M., Boxum, S. C., De Bruyne, M. A. A., Jacobs, R., van der Meer, W. J. & Nienhuijs, M. E. L. (eds.). Netherlands: Bohn Stafleu van Loghum, p. 21-36

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter