Mr Timothy O'Brien

Mr Timothy O'Brien

Clin Assoc Prof in Restorative Dentistry (Education)/Prog Lead in Periodontology

Peninsula Dental School (Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry)


BDS MFDS RCS MFGDP MFD RCSI M. Clin. Dent (Prost) FDS RCS (Rest Dent)

Research interests

Avoidable harm in medicine and dentistry.

Professional Regulation.
Human Factors 
Patient Safety

O’Brien T. Tooth loss and general health. Capital Doctor. October 2007. pp10-11

O’Brien T. The legal status of tooth whitening. Capital Doctor. November 2007 pp30-31

O’Brien T. The significance of oral infections in the treatment of systemic disease. Capital Doctor. August 2008 pp10-11

Needleman, I., Chin, S., O'Brien, T., Petrie, A. and Donos, N. 2012. Systematic review of outcome measurements and reference group(s) to evaluate and compare implant success and failure. Journal of Clinical Periodontology, 39(Suppl 12): 122-132.

Devankumar Rajnikant Patel, Tim O’Brien, Aviva Petrie, Haralampos Petridis. A systematic Review of Outcome Measurements and Quality of Studies evaluating Fixed Tooth-Supported Restorations. Journal of Prosthodontics 00 (2014) :1-13.

O’Brien T. Reducing Harm in Healthcare Systems. Prim Dent J. 2015;4(2):