Division of Orthodontics
Department of Developmental and Surgical Sciences
Dentistry, Ph.D., University of Amsterdam (Netherlands), 2010
Dentistry, Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS), University of Mainz (Germany), 1997 - Dentistry, Dr. med. dent., University of Mainz (Germany), 1998 - Orthodontics, Certificate, University of Mainz (Germany), 2002
6-324 Moos Tower
515 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Dr. Grünheid received his dental degree from the University of Mainz, Germany. After practicing general dentistry for a year he then completed a three-year orthodontic specialty residency and, upon graduation as a specialist, joined the faculty in the Department of Orthodontics at the University of Mainz. He was on faculty in the Department of Orthodontics at the Academic Center for Dentistry Amsterdam, the Netherlands, before joining the faculty in the Division of Orthodontics at the University of Minnesota.
Dr. Grünheid is a member of many professional societies, including the American Association of Orthodontists and the European Orthodontic Society. He is a published author, has served as a reviewer for several scientific journals, and has lectured nationally and internationally on a variety of topics in orthodontics and oral biology.
Dr. Grünheid is committed to excellence and is proud to contribute to education and scientific advancement in the field of orthodontics. He treats patients at the Division of Orthodontics Faculty Practice Clinic at the University of Minnesota and welcomes new patients into his practice.
Faculty Practice Limited to Orthodontics
6th Floor, Moos Health Science Tower
515 Delaware Street S.E.
Minneapolis, MN 55455
- Early orthodontic treatment
- Complex case management in orthodontics
- Orthodontic biomechanics and anchorage strategies
- Preadjusted edgewise appliances
- Facial esthetics in orthodontics
- Retention strategies
- Management of impacted teeth
- Surgical orthodontics
- New technologies in orthodontics
- Structure-function relationship of muscular systems in the craniofacial area
- Adaptation of the masticatory system to varying functional demands
- Cellular responses to mechanical stimulation during orthodontic tooth movement
Grünheid T, Kolbeck Schieck JR, Pliska BT, Ahmad M, Larson BE. Dosimetry of a cone-beam computed tomography machine as compared to a digital X-ray machine in orthodontic imaging. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 2012; 141: 436–443.
Grünheid T, Langenbach GEJ, Brugman P, Everts V, Zentner A. The masticatory system under varying functional load. Part 2: Effect of reduced masticatory load on the degree and distribution of mineralization in the rabbit mandible. Eur J Orthod 2011; 33: 365–371.
Vreeke M, Langenbach GEJ, Korfage JAM, Zentner A, Grünheid T. The masticatory system under varying functional load. Part 1: Structural adaptation of rabbit jaw muscles to reduced masticatory load. Eur J Orthod 2011; 33: 359–364.
Willems NMBK, Mulder L, Bank RA, Grünheid T, den Toonder JMJ, Zentner A, Langenbach GEJ. Determination of the relationship between collagen cross-links and the bone-tissue stiffness in the porcine mandibular condyle. J Biomech 2011; 44:1132–1136.
Grünheid T, Brugman P, Zentner A, Langenbach GEJ. Changes in rabbit jaw muscle activity parameters in response to reduced masticatory load. J Exp Biol 2010; 213: 775–781.
Willems NMBK, Langenbach GEJ, Everts V, Mulder L, Grünheid T, Bank RA, Zentner A, van Eijden TMGJ. Age-related changes in collagen properties and mineralization in cancellous and cortical bone in the porcine mandibular condyle. Calcif Tissue Int 2010;86:307–312.
Grünheid T, Langenbach GEJ, Korfage JAM, Zentner A, van Eijden TMGJ. The adaptive response of jaw muscles to varying functional demands. Eur J Orthod 2009;31:596–612.
Grünheid T, Morbach BA, Zentner A. Pulpal cellular reactions to experimental tooth movement in rats. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 2007;104:434−441.
Willems NMBK, Mulder L, Langenbach GEJ, Grünheid T, Zentner A, van Eijden TMGJ. Age-related changes in microarchitecture and mineralization of cancellous bone in the porcine mandibular condyle. J Structural Biol 2007;158:421−427.
Grünheid T, Langenbach GEJ, Zentner A, van Eijden TMGJ. Duty time of rabbit jaw muscles varies with the number of activity bursts. J Dent Res 2006;85:1112−1117.
Gabriel MO, Grünheid T, Zentner A. Glycosylation pattern and cell attachment-inhibiting property of human salivary mucins. J Periodontol 2005;76:1175−1181.
Grünheid T, Langenbach GEJ, Zentner A, van Eijden TMGJ. Circadian variation and intermuscular correlation of rabbit jaw muscle activity. Brain Res 2005;1062:151−160.
Grünheid T, Zentner A, Heaney TG. Cell kinetics of mechanically stimulated rat oral epithelia. Arch Oral Biol 2005;50:829−835.
Grünheid T, Zentner A. Extracellular matrix synthesis, proliferation and death in mechanically stimulated human gingival fibroblasts in vitro. Clin Oral Investig 2005;9:124−130.