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Our Research

Research provides the academic foundation for our oral healthcare teaching and clinical practice.

Research mission

We want to conduct world-class multidisciplinary research, aiming to improve oral health through:

  • academic excellence
  • policy impact
  • commercial innovation​

Download the Research at the School of Dental Sciences 2024 brochure.

Importance of our research

Research is at the heart of everything we do, whether it's:

  • teaching school-children about a tooth-friendly diet
  • offering smoking cessation advice to an adult with gum disease
  • helping students to decide on the most appropriate filling materials
  • advising on national health policy
  • innovating in dental education

Innovation and excellence

Research groups