Svante Twetman is a specialized pediatric dentist and professor of Cariology at the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. His research is focused on caries prevention in children and young adults with special reference to probiotic bacteria and fluorides. Dr. Twetman has authored and co-authored over 250 peer-reviewed papers. He is also consultant at The Swedish Council on Health Technology Assessment and thereby involved in systematic reviews, evidence-based guidelines and mapping of knowledge gaps. He has received several awards, among them the IADR distinguished scientist award.