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Professor Patrick Finbarr Allen

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BDS (National University of Ireland), MSc (UK), PhD (UK), PG Cert TLHE (UK), FDSRCPS (Glasg), FDS (Rest Dent) RCPS (Glasg), FFDRCSI
Senior Consultant, Discipline of Prosthodontics, Operative Dentistry & Endodontics, National University Centre for Oral Health, Singapore
Dean, Faculty of Dentistry, NUS
Chair, National University Centre for Oral Health, Singapore
Sub Specialty:
Operative Dentistry & Endodontics, Periodontics
Medical and Surgical Conditions:
Broken-down Teeth, Damaged Tooth Surface, Dental Decay, Discoloured Teeth, Missing Teeth – Partial and Full Denture
National University Hospital
National University Centre for Oral Health, Singapore
National University Health System
Clinical specialty
1. Prosthodontics

Teaching interests
1. Prosthodontics
2. Implant dentistry
3. Oral rehabilitation
4. Geriatric dentistry

Research interests
1. Functional outcomes of tooth loss management in older adults
2. Oral health related quality of life research
3. Evaluation of minimally invasive dentistry
4. Economic evaluation of oral rehabilitation

Awards and Honours

1. Dental Postgraduate Society of Manchester Research Award, 1993
2. TC White Travel Grant (RCPS Glasgow), 1996
3. Shirley Glasstone Hughes Research Prize, British Dental Association, 2000
4. U.C.C. Faculty of Medicine Teacher of the Year Award, 2001
5. TC White Prize Lecture (RCPS Glasgow), 2002
6. President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, UCC, 2004
7. Otago Community Trust Visiting Professorship, University of Otago, New Zealand, 2006
8. Distinguished Scientist Award for Geriatric Oral Research, International Association for Dental Research, 2011
9. IADR Aubrey Sheiham Award for Distinguished Research in Dental Public Health Sciences, 2011
10. IADR Unilever Social Entrepreneur Approach to Change Oral Health Behaviour Research Award, 2014

Professional Memberships

International Association for Dental Research, Implant Team International, Singapore Dental Association