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Prof. Dr.
Nadine Schlüter

Department of Operative Dentistry and Periodontology
Phone: 0049-761-270 47280


  • 2004 Doctorate
  • 2013 Venia Legendi
  • 2011-2015 Senior physician, Department of Conservative and Preventive Dentistry, University of  Giessen
  • 2012 Research Fellow at the University of Bern, Medical Faculty, Dental Clinic, Department of Preventive, Restorative and Pediatric Dentistry (Head: Prof. Dr. A. Lussi), “Dental Materials”
  • Since 2015 Full Professor (W3) and Head of Division for Cariology, Department of Operative Dentistry and Periodontology,  Medical Center – University of Freiburg

Focus of research

  • Aetiology, patho-mechanism, prevention and therapy of dental hard tissue destructions
  • Aspects of preventive strategies for Oral health maintenance
  • Microbiological, dental hard tissue and cell associated sequela of tumor therapeutic radiation in the head-neck area and the their prevention

Selected publications

  • Pini NI, Lima DA, Lovadino JR, Ganss C, Schlueter N. In vitro effi cacy of experimental chitosan-containing solutions as anti-erosive agents in enamel. Caries Res. 2016; 50(3):337-345.
  • Schlueter N, Ganss C, Pötschke S, Klimek J, Hannig C. Enzyme activities in the oral fluids of patients suffering from bulimia: a controlled clinical trial. Caries Res. 2012; 46(2):130-9.
  • Ganss C, Neutard L, von Hinckeldey J, Klimek J, Schlueter N. Effi cacy of a tin/fl uoride rinse: a randomized in situ trial on erosion. J Dent Res.' 2010; 89(11):1214-8.
  • Schlueter N, Klimek J, Ganss C. Relationship between plaque score and video-monitored brushing performance after repeated instruction-a controlled, randomised clinical trial. Clin Oral Investig. 2013; 17(2):659-67.
  • Schlueter N, Peutzfeldt A, Ganss C, Lussi A. Does tin pre-treatment enhance the bond strength of adhesive systems to enamel? J Dent. 2013; 41(7):642-52.

Research methods

  • Profilometer (non-contact, optical sensors) for assessment of changes in surface roughness and surface geometry
  • As from mid of 2017: Scanning electron microscope with SE-, Backscatter- and EDX-detector
  • Equipement for video observation and analysis of habits and habitual patterns