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Name Pindborg, Jens
Othernames Jens Jorgen Pindborg
Places of residence Copenhagen, Denmark
Notes Dr. Pindborg was on the scientific expedition for WHO to New Guinea and consultant on field surveys on oral pre-cancer in five countries. He is a noted researcher and authority on odontogenic tumors and allied lesions, and heads the EEC Clearing House for oral problems related to the HIV infection.

Is the namesake for the Pindborg tumor; a benign epithelial odontogenic neoplasm.
Occupation Dental Education
Oral Pathology
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Titles & honors Professor and Chairman, Oral Medicine and Oral Pathology, University of Copenhagen, 1952-1991
Editor-in-Chief, International Journal of
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 1971-1976
Publications Pindborg, J.J. "Atlas of diseases of the oral mucosa." Copenhagen: Munksgaard; Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders Co, 1980.
Pindborg, J.J. "Oral cancer and precancer." Bristol, England: Wright, 1980.
Pindborg, J.J. "Pathology of the dental hard tissues." Philadelphia, Saunders, 1970.
Marvitz, Leif, J.J. Pindborg. "The dentist in art." Chicago, Quadrangle Books, 1960
Hjørting-Hansen, Erik, J.J. Pindborg. "Atlas of diseases of the jaws." Copenhagen : Munksgaard; Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders, 1974.
Kramer, Ivor R.H., J.J. Pindborg, H. Torloni. "Histological typing of odontogenic tumours, jaw cysts, and allied lesions." Geneva, World Health Organization; London; H.M.S.O., 1971
Pindborg, J.J., P.N. Wahi. "Histological typing of cancer and precancer of the oral mucosa." Berlin; New York: Springer, 1997.
Role Dentist
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Pindborg, Jens - RL489

This DVD is volume 19 in a series called Outstanding Leaders in Dentistry, which explores leadership of people who have significantly contributed to dentistry. This is an interview with Jens Pindborg, who talks about his life and career in dentistry. He is best known for being on the scientific expedition for WHO to New Guinea and consultant on field surveys on oral pre-cancer in five countries. He is a noted researcher and authority on odontogenic tumors and allied lesions, and heads the EEC Clearing House for oral problems related to the HIV infection. The interview was conducted in1990 and republished on DVD around 2006. Runtime- 1:27:28