Congratulations to dental alumni Nidhi Parmar and Gabby Thompson who have recently had a research paper accepted for publication in the prestigious Journal of Orthodontics. The title of their article is “Microbial colonisation associated with conventional and self-ligating brackets: a systematic review”. This systematic review originated from their Year 4 Evidence Summary project and identified … Read more
Congratulations to current Year 5 students Gemma Li and Keira Madden, who recently had an article published in the student BDJ. Their article “Treating patients with visual impairments; are dental students blind?” was based on a pre-pandemic visit to a blind and visually impaired school where they both delivered dental prevention to the students. We … Read more
We were delighted and impressed to learn this week that current 5th year BDS student Serena Dodhia has had an article published in Wellcome Open Research describing her research into vitamin D and the impact it might have on caries. Serena’s research grew from her intercalation experience, and she worked closely with our ACFs Tom … Read more
Last month current Year 4 student Emily Black had an article published in BDJ Student entitled “Why I’d encourage every dental student to intercalate“. Having intercalated herself between Years 2 and 3, Emily was in the perfect position to share her top 5 reasons for undertaking an intercalated degree. Well done Emily!
Current undergraduate students Vishal Davda and Neel Sethi have had a revision article on the topic of Dental Trauma published in the BDJ student magazine. The article is titled “A Summary of Trauma in the Young Permanent Dentition”. Do have a read as it may prove a useful revision resource for other students currently studying the unit … Read more
Hot on the heels of Wendy McLaren’s paper being accepted in the BDJ, we are again delighted to announce that Jessica Ooi has just had her paper entitled “What adverse effects does tooth whitening have on dental restorations? A Literature Review” accepted for publication in the Faculty Dental Journal of the Royal College of Surgeons. … Read more
Last year we brought you news of Wendy McLaren’s Posture Workshop following on from her elective project. We are delighted to announce that Wendy has now had her paper “Do Dental Students have Acceptable Working Posture?” accepted for publication without modifications in the Research section of the British Dental Journal (BDJ)! Professor Robinson commented “this … Read more
Most clinicians have heard of Cochrane reviews and understand the term as shorthand for a rigorous systematic review process applied to a clinical question. The equivalent process within medical education (a Best Evidence Medical Education (BEME) review) also involves a team of reviewers who construct a research question, develop a protocol and then sift, analyse … Read more