Moffat, Miss Michelle

Miss Michelle MoffatConsultant in Paediatric Dentistry

  • Consultant in Paediatric Dentistry
  • Tel: 0191 282 5104 (Secretary)
  • GMC Code: 75019
  • Qualifications: Bachelor of Dental Surgery; Membership of Faculty of Dental Surgery Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh; MPaedDent RCPS Glas; FDS Paed Dent RCS Ed; Certificate in Clinical Education
  • Special Interests

    Provision of oral care to anxious children.

    Provision of oral healthcare for children with special needs.

    Specialised management of children with oral and dental development problems eg Hypodontia, Enamel/Dentinal Defects, Cleft Lip and Palate.

    Management of teeth and mouth following traumatic injury.

    Contribution to multi-disciplinary paediatric care, eg management of children requiring treatment under sedation or general anaesthesia including those children with cardiac anomalies, cleft lip and palate, cancer, genetic disorders, as well as those requiring transplant.

    Lead for paediatric dental service for paediatric cardiology patients based Oral Health Care Unit Freeman Hospital.

  • Biography

    Following graduation from University of Glasgow 1998, entered into two year general professional training post. First year as Vocational Trainee in General Dental Practice, and the second as a Community Dental Officer in the Salaried Dental Service.

    In 2000 returned to Glasgow Dental Hospital as a Senior House Officer before taking up a Specialist Registrar post in Birmingham Dental Hospital and School and Birmingham Children’s Hospital. After successful completion of the three years Specialist Registrar post and obtaining specialist qualification, I secured the two year FTTA “Senior” registrar post in Paediatric Dentistry, obtaining my Intercollegiate Specialty Fellowship Examination in Paediatric Dentistry in October 2006.

    I took up post as Consultant in Paediatric Dentistry appointment in April 2007.

  • Directorate


  • Hospital Base

    Dental Hospital (RVI) and Freeman Hospital

  • Clinics Provided

    Paediatric Dentistry.

    New patient assessment/Consultant Clinic.

    Paediatric Dentistry Casualty Service.

    Paediatric Dentistry Trauma Clinics.

    Paediatric Cardiology Clinics – oral health assessments (transplant, pre-surgical, congenital) (two sessions per week).

  • Any other Information

    Responsible for provision of GA for Comprehensive dental treatment at Newcastle Dental Hospital Day unit.

    Responsible for provision of GA for Comprehensive dental treatment for Paediatric Cardiology patients at Freeman Hospital.

    Educational Supervisor of registrar/trainee in Paediatric Dentistry and General Professional Trainees ( Dental Foundation Trainees).

    Training Programme Director for Specialty of Paediatric Dentistry.

    Paediatric Dentistry representative on British National Formulary Dental Advisory Group.

    Examiner for Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh for Tricollegiate Specialty Membership Examination in Paediatric Dentistry.

    Examiner for Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons.

    Tricollegiate Specialty Fellowship Examination in Paediatric Dentistry.

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