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Dr Dominic Hurst, BSc., BDS, MSc

Dominic

Clinical Lecturer in Primary Dental Care

Email: r.d.hurst@qmul.ac.uk
Telephone: 020 7882 2500
Room Number: Dental Institute, Whitechapel

Profile

My background is in primary dental care having worked in private dental practice, community practice and, as a teacher, in a primary care outreach clinic on the Isle of Dogs, London. As a Clinical Lecturer in Primary Dental Care in addition to my clinical work I undertake research around quality improvement in primary dental practice and run the MSc in Dental Public Health.

Research

Research Interests:

My research at QMUL is looking at ways of to improve quality around tobacco cessation advice and referrals in primary care, particularly dentistry.

I am also engaged in a DPhil in Evidence-Based Healthcare at the University of Oxford. My research there is looking at how dentists integrate various sources of evidence into their practical decision-making. The project website is https://knowledgeproject.info/

I write regularly for the Evidence-Based Dentistry journal and blog about EBD and primary dental care matters at www.primarydentalcare.blogspot.com.

You can also follow me on twitter @Dominic_Hurst

Selected Publications:

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