School of Dental Sciences

Staff Profile

Andrew Carr

Clinical Teaching Fellow


  • Dental and Maxillofacial Radiology 

  • Acute Dental Care and diagnostics

Current Position
  • Clinical Teaching Fellow
Previous Positions
  • Trust Doctor in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust
  • Specialty Registrar in Dental and Maxillofacial Radiology, Newcastle Dental Hospital
  • Academic Clinical Fellow, Dental and Maxillofacial Radiology, Newcastle Dental Hospital
  • General Professional Trainee, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 
  • BDS (Ncle) 
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Clinical Research
  • Postgraduate Certificate in facilitating learning in healthcare practice
  • MAcadMed
  • Graduate membership of the Society for Radiological Protection
  • Faculty of Dental Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • Faculty of Dental Trainers, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • British Dental Association
  • British Society for Head and Neck Imaging
  • Society for Radiological Protection
  • Academy of Medical Educators


  • Dental Education Research Group strategy group member
  • Dental Research Events Series team member (Dental Education Research)
  • Dental Education Research, particularly in the areas of Scholarship and Curriculum Development
  • Interpersonal skills and behavioural sciences in dentistry, particularly in the field of resilience
  • Previous research involving Autoimmune Disease and their relationship with the imaging of salivary gland disorders, predominantly Sjogren's Syndrome.
  • Previously part of the NAIRD, TRACTISS study, contributions to the Newcastle Biobank, Industrial partnerships (Novartis) as part of phase 2 drug trials.
  • Working Party member, Guidance notes on the safe use of dental x-ray equipment 2nd edition, Public Health England



Undergraduate Teaching
  • Clinical supervision, Dental Emergency Clinic and Restorative Dentistry (Stages 3-5)
  • Deputy Clinical Teaching Lead of the Dental Emergency Clinic 
  • Clinical Teaching Lead, Introduction to Clinical Practise (Stage 1 BDS)
  • Mandatory training and compliance Theme Lead, BDS undergraduates
  • Course Lead, Working as a Dental Team (BDS and BSc)
  • Peer Mentoring Lead for Undergraduate Dentistry
Postgraduate Teaching Experience
  • Content development for eCPD platforms
  • Dental Radiology for the whole Dental Team
  • Rules and regulations IR(ME)R 2018 AND IRR17
  • Postgraduate teaching for Dental Practitioners
  • Invited speaker at local and national meetings including patient public involvement (PPI)
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Career grade teaching
  • Cone Beam CT 
  • Ultrasound analysis of the major salivary glands and face
  • Tissue and anatomy pathology of the head and suprahyoid neck