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Professor Raman Bedi, Consultant in Paediatric Dentistry

Specialist Details
Full name

Prof. Raman Bedi

Qualifications

BDS MSc DDS DSc DHL FDSRCS(Ed) FDSRCS(Eng) FGDP FFPH Hon FDS RCS (Glas)

Title

Consultant in Paediatric Dentistry

Specialties

Paediatric dentistry

Site specialisation
Site specialisation 2
Clinical interests

Full mouth rehabilitation of young children, dental caries prevention and management 

Background Information
Biography

Professor Bedi was an NHS consultant in Paediatric Dentistry for over 14 years.  He specialises in young children with extensive caries and especially in their full mouth reconstruction under General Anaesthesia.   His focus is upon early childhood caries especially as it impacts upon children from the Middle East.   Each year he leads a senior dental leadership programme which is a partnership between King's College London and Harvard University. He has been asked to establish the Global Child Dental Health Taskforce and is Chairman of the charity The Global Child Dental Fund.   He is also the clinical director of the charity Dentaid. 
 
Professor Bedi is based at King's College London and also holds an honorary chair at University College London where he was the co-director of the World Health Organization Collaborating Centre at the Eastman Dental Institute (1998-2008).  He also has an honorary 'Extraordinary Professorship' in Paediatric Dentistry at the University of the Western Cape, South Africa. 
 
He was past President of the British Society for Disability and Oral Health (2002), President of the Education Research Group of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR) (2002-2004) and chair of the IADR Regional Development Programme Committee (2002-2004).   
 
He has published over 170 scientific papers and 4 books. In 2005 he was given the USA Public Health Service medal. 
 
Raman Bedi was also Chief Dental Officer - England from October 2002 to October 2005.

Languages spoken

English

Availability
Regular Cromwell clinics

No

Clinic days

Mon: Tue: Wed: Thurs: Fri: Sat:

Appointments telephone number

020 7486 1059

Additional Career Information
Year qualified

1976

Memberships

British Society of Paediatric Dentistry,    International Association of Paediatric Dentistry,  European Association of Paediatric Dentistry

NHS hospitals

King's College

Posts

Chairman, GCD Fund and  Director, GCD Health Taskforce

Research interests

Early childhood caries

Key published papers

Dental caries in 5-year-old children attending multi-ethnic schools in Greater Glasgow--the impact of ethnic background and levels of deprivation. Conway DI, Quarrell I, McCall DR, Gilmour H, Bedi R, Macpherson LM. Community Dent Health. 2007 Sep;24(3):161-5. 
Caries in preschool children and its risk factors in 2 provinces in China. Du M, Luo Y, Zeng X, Alkhatib N, Bedi R.  Quintessence Int. 2007 Feb;38(2):143-51. 
Antibiotic resistance in the cultivable plaque microbiota of children from different ethnic groups.Ready D, Lancaster H, Mullany P, Bedi R, Wilson M.  Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2006 May;27(5):376-82. 
Dentists' attitudes and practices toward provision of orthodontic treatment for children with visual and hearing impairments. AlSarheed M, Bedi R, Alkhatib MN, Hunt NP.  Spec Care Dentist. 2006 Jan-Feb;26(1):30-6. 
A study of satisfaction with dental services among adults in the United Kingdom. Bedi R, Gulati N, McGrath C. Br Dent J. 2005 Apr 9;198(7):433-7. 

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