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Dr. Ilona Persoon is an assistant professor in the department of Preventive Dentistry at the Academic Centre of Dentistry Amsterdam (ACTA). Currently, her main focus is on infection control and sustainable oral health care in all three pillars of ACTA: providing oral health care, teaching dentistry students and performing research. Also, she is working as a dentist in a general dental practice in Loosdrecht.

Dr. Persoon obtained her MSc on Dentistry with honours at ACTA in 2010. She obtained her PhD on root canal infections at the University of Amsterdam in 2016 and her Senior Teaching Qualification (SKO) in 2023.

Ancillary activities

  • Tandarts Loosdrecht | Loosdrecht | Medewerker | 2015-02-01 - present

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Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

Academic qualification

Senior Teaching Qualification (SKO), Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

… → 2023

University Teaching Qualification, LEARN!

… → 2018

Dentistry, PhD, Insights into the bacterial and fungal ecology of endodontic infections, Academic Centre for Dentistry Amsterdam


Dentistry (HONS), Master, Academic Centre for Dentistry Amsterdam (ACTA)


Dentistry, Bachelor, Academic Centre for Dentistry Amsterdam (ACTA)



  • RK Dentistry
  • Endodontology
  • Infection control
  • Microbiology
  • RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
  • QR Microbiology

User created Keywords

  • Sustainability
  • Planetary health


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