Tórunn Dalsgarð

Chief Dental Officer, Faroe Islands

A friendly dentist, close to home.

“Trustworthy dentists see every patient as an individual, they take time to listen to their every concern and make their long-term oral health a top priority.”  

Dr Tórunn finds great joy in improving the lives of her patients and connecting with them on a personal level. She is passionate about preventive and minimally invasive dentistry. She firmly believes that healthy smiles can be achieved with patient education and doing as little invasion as possible.

A staunch believer in ‘complete dentistry’, she treats the oral cavity as a whole. She says ‘teeth cannot be treated like a patchwork blanket’. Oral health is paramount. A patient interested in aesthetic must maintain excellent oral health to ensure the success of the aesthetic treatment.

Dr. Tórunn brings to Snö a wealth of experience having practiced dentistry for over 20 years, mostly in Denmark. She is a well-regarded leader in Snö, since she started two years ago, with exemplary leadership skills. Her drive to ensure the team at Snö work together to maintain the highest standards of quality and trust, makes her an ideal fit for Snö’s next stage of growth.  Her cheerful demeanor and optimistic personality immediately puts patients at ease in her care and ensures a pleasant dental experience.

Dr Tórunn graduated from the University of Copenhagen – School of Dentistry. She ran a successful dental practice in the centre of Copenhagen while teaching dental students at the School of Dentistry, Copenhagen University. She obtained her M. Sc. in Aesthetic and Restorative Dentistry with distinction from the University of Manchester in England. Her practice involves all aspects in general dentistry, with emphasis on minimally invasive restorative dentistry and its impact on occlusion and the temporomandibular joint. She continues to stay abreast with the latest advancements in dentistry and is currently halfway through a postgraduate study provided by the Dawson Academy, UK.

Outside of the clinic, she enjoys spending time with family and friends and staying active in a variety of outdoor pursuits like hiking, tennis and waterskiing.

Dr Tórunn is fluent in English, Danish, Faroese and speaks basic Arabic.

Some History

Career Highlights
Education

Speciality Practices

Dr Tórunn is a certified specialist in Aesthetic and Restorative dentistry.

She has profound knowledge in ‘complete dentistry’, and evaluates every patient as a whole. A promoter of the comprehensive clinical examination, she maintains the examination is an exceptionally unique tool. It effectively illustrates the current condition of the oral cavity and highlights future concerns and issues, leading to a greater understanding of the condition of the oral cavity, by the patient. The exam is the basis for the treatment plan that is, then, designed with the patient’s most pressing needs treated as priority.

Her main areas of interest are composite, endodontics and the masticatory system.

She also served as a clinical instructor of the Department of Cariology and Endodontic at the University of Copenhagen, her alma mater, where she enjoyed teaching and interacting with her students.

Dr. Tórunn continually takes courses and attends national and international lectures to stay current with the latest technological advances and procedures in dentistry.

She is a member of the Danish Dental Association (DDA), the Danish Endodontic Society (DES), the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (BACD), and the American Association of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD).

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