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Dental team: Talking heads

In this video we asked four members of the Dental Team to explain their role when providing patient care. When watching the video, here are a few things to think …

Dentistry from the archive

In this video, Chris and dentist Sandra Zijlstra-Shaw look at examples of dental texts, instruments and prostheses from the past and compare them to those used today. Over the next …

“Making Faces” with Professor Ric van Noort

For this research case study, we’ll revisit Professor Ric van Noort, this time to learn about his research into the advanced manufacture of facial prostheses, especially for facial disfigurement. Below …

The history of dental materials

Professor Ric van Noort, an expert in dental materials, tells the story of the history of materials used in the mouth. During this video, think about the main challenges faced …

How to Extract DNA From Your Saliva

In our Discover Dentistry Course we introduce you to the basics of saliva but this experiment will demonstrate just how complex this liquid is by revealing the quantity of biological …

Properties of Dental Materials

In this video, Chris examines the properties of a dental material behaviour known as flow, through the procedure of taking and casting a dental impression. Chris explores the properties of …

How Are Dentures Made?

In this video we visit Dr Tony Johnson, Dental Technician, in the dental laboratory to observe how dentures are made. You will see the skills of the dental technician, the …

See how they’re made: Dental crowns

In this video we again see Dr Tony Johnson, Dental Technician, in the dental laboratory. This time he shows how dental porcelain and metal are used to create dental crowns. …

The role of the Oral Pathologist

Professor Paula Farthing talks us through the role of the Oral and Maxillofacial Pathologist in more detail. Using an example of an oral disease Paula shows us how a Pathologist …

Meet the specialists

In this video we visited a selection of dental specialists at the University of Sheffield and asked them a few questions about their roles, and you can watch their answers. …

Insight: The dental checkup

Dental patient Dave White was due a dental check-up with Dr Adrian Jowett (Dentist) and Sarah Hayward (Dental Nurse), and we filmed it. In this video Chris replays the event …

A tour of the dental surgery

In this video Dr Adrian Jowett, dentist and Head of the Academic Unit of Primary Dental Care at the University of Sheffield, gives us a tour of Surgery 5. Adrian …