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Professor Shamir B. Mehta

Course Lead for MSc in Restorative and Aesthetic Dentistry

BDS BSc MClinDent (Prosth) Dip. FFGDP(UK) PhD FICD FCGDent FDSRCPS(Glas) FDSRCS(Eng)

Shamir qualified from King’s College London (KCL). He subsequently attained a Master’s in Clinical Dentistry (Prosthodontics) with Distinction from the University of London and a Doctorate Degree from Radboudumc, The Netherlands (Tooth wear).

He is the Senior Clinical Dental Advisor to the General Dental Council (Fitness to Practise), a Visiting Professor (PhD supervisor) at the Dept. of Dentistry, Radboudumc, a Senior Clinical Teacher and the Deputy Programme Director of the MSc in Aesthetic Dentistry, KCL and a dental practice owner.

He has published numerous peer reviewed publications, including research on Tooth Wear in the Journal of Dentistry and the Journal of Oral Rehabilitation. He has also co-authored/ co-edited two textbooks on Tooth Wear and Aesthetic Dentistry, written several book chapters, is a panel member for the European Expert Consensus Panel on Severe Tooth Wear and Chair of the Careers Pathways Reference Group – College of General Dentistry. Shamir is also a researcher and part of the renowned Radboud Tooth Wear Project (RTWP) and is a manuscript reviewer for several dental journals. He has lectured at several conferences, in the UK and internationally.

He an examiner for KCL (BDS finals and post-graduate examiner), a former examiner for the Overseas Registration Examination (ORE) and a Facilitator for the FFGDP. He is also a panel member for the KCL Fitness to Practise Committee and has previously served on the KCL Research and Ethics Committee (2017 to 2022) and as a Reviewer at the Centre for Advancing Practice, Health Education England. He holds Fellowships with the College of General Dentistry, International College of Dentists, Royal College of Surgeons (England) Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (Glasgow) and was awarded the Diploma of Fellowship by the FFGDP (UK).