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Dr Padhraig Fleming, BDent Sc. (Hons.), MSc., PhD, MFD RCS, MFDS RCS, MOrth (RCS), FDS (Orth) RCS, FHEA


Reader/Consultant, Clinical Lead in Orthodontics

Telephone: +442078828642
Room Number: Institute of Dentistry


Padhraig Fleming is a Reader/Consultant Orthodontist at the Institute of Dentistry. Padhraig studied Dentistry in Trinity College Dublin graduating with a Gold Medal and First Class Honours. He undertook postgraduate and Consultant training in Orthodontics at the Royal London. He was awarded his MSc. with Distinction in 2007, the Membership in Orthodontics and British Orthodontic Society Medal in 2008, FDS (Orth.) from the Royal College of Surgeons in 2010, a Certificate in Teaching in 2010, PGCAP and his PhD in 2013. He is an Associate Editor of American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics and the Journal of Dentistry. He has received research awards from the British Orthodontic Society and the B.F. and Helen E. Dewel Award from the American Association of Orthodontists in 2011 in recognition of his research on self-ligating brackets. He has co-authored 2 textbooks: Functional Appliances: Theory and Practice, and Clinical Cases in Orthodontics.


Research Interests:

Dr Fleming is particularly interested in clinical research of relevance to orthodontic practitioners having been involved in numerous randomised controlled trials and systematic reviews. He has also developed an interest in the quality of research reporting within medicine and dentistry.

Selected Publications:

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