Grant to develop chair-side test for serious gum disease
Dr Svetislav Zaric has been awarded £14,100 by the Dowager Countess Eleanor Peel Trust to develop a test to detect high potency LPS in the mouth, which can lead to periodontitis – an issue prevalent in ageing.
Top 10 ranking for ‘outstanding’ and ‘influential’ dental academic
Professor Liz Kay MBE, Foundation Dean of Peninsula Dental School at the University of Plymouth, has been named the sixth most influential person in the dental profession by magazine, Dentistry.
National Smile Month kick-started by MBE award
Wendy Smith, Strategic Lead for Community Engagement at the health charity Well Connected, which works closely with the Peninsula Dental School at the University of Plymouth, has collected her MBE at Buckingham Palace.
Professor Liz Kay – academic portrait
The University of Plymouth's alumni magazine: Invenite. Professor Liz Kay, academic portrait
Dental community engagement expert recognised in the Queen's New Year's Honours list
Wendy Smith, a long-standing member of the Peninsula Dental School and now at Plymouth charity Well Connected, has received an MBE for her work in community engagement around dental education and healthcare.