Preshaw, Professor Philip M

Professor Philip M PreshawProfessor of Periodontology

  • Professor of Periodontology
  • Tel: 0191 282 5118
  • GMC Code: 66974
  • Qualifications: BDS, FDSRCSEd, FDS (Rest Dent) RCSEd, PhD
  • Special Interests

    Periodontology, research ethics, translational research.

  • Biography

    I have been a Consultant in Restorative Dentistry since 2005 and a Professor of Periodontology since 2009.

    My main research interests are in clinical trials in periodontology, the use of biomarkers in saliva for earlier diagnosis of oral diseases, and management of risk factors for periodontitis, particularly diabetes and smoking.

    I am the Director of the Dental Clinical Research Facility, a dedicated research clinic for oral and dental research in Newcastle Dental Hospital. Ongoing trials focus on diabetes and periodontal disease and pathogenic mechanisms in periodontal inflammation.

    I am Chair of the Newcastle and North Tyneside NHS Research Ethics Committee.

  • Directorate


  • Hospital Base

    Dental Hospital

  • Clinics Provided

    Diagnostic, research, treatment and review.

  • Philip Preshaw 
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