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Dr Rupert Austin

Research interests

The main focus of my research is to enhance diagnosis and treatment of enamel erosion using innovative optical imaging technologies. I am principle investigator and collaborator on clinical and laboratory research projects investigating erosion, tooth wear and digital dentistry. I regularly author scientific publications in peer reviewed journals and text books and supervise Doctoral and Masters research projects.

Biographical details

Rupert is a Senior Clinical Lecturer and Consultant in Prosthodontics at King’s College London Dental Institute. The Discipline of Prosthodontics focuses on aesthetic restoration and replacement of natural teeth using state-of-the-art technologies for the design and manufacture of dental restorations, including aesthetic veneers, crowns, bridges and implants for oral rehabilitation.

Rupert graduated Dentistry with Honours from the University of Manchester (2006), Dental Foundation Training with a Membership at the Royal College of Surgeons of England (2008), a PhD in Enamel Erosion (2011) and Specialty Registrar Training in Prosthodontics with a Masters in Clinical Dentistry with Distinction and Membership in Prosthodontics at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (2015). Rupert was appointed an Honorary Consultant in Prosthodontics at Guy's and St.Thomas NHS Foundation Trust in 2017.

Rupert holds Fellowships with the Higher Education Academy and the Academy of Medical Educators and is President of the Odontology Section of the Royal Society of Medicine (2016-18). Rupert is Service Lead for Digital Dentistry and Capital Bids and his educational leadership includes curriculum design, student assessment and feedback, and mentoring and pastoral care.

Participation in conference

2017 British Society of Prosthodontics Annual Conference

Rupert Austin (Keynote/plenary speaker)
6 Apr 2017

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INSPIRE Conference:

Rupert Austin (Organiser)
8 Oct 2016

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2016 British Society of Prosthodontics Annual Conference

Rupert Austin (Keynote/plenary speaker)
18 Mar 2016

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INSPIRE Conference

Rupert Austin (Organiser)
7 Oct 2015

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British Dental Association Annual Conference

Rupert Austin (Invited speaker)
26 Apr 2013

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60th ORCA Congress

Rupert Austin (Participant)
2013

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90th General Session and Exhibition of International Association of Dental Research

Rupert Austin (Chair)
20 Jun 2012

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6th International Association for Dental Research Pan-European Region Meeting (IADR/PER)

Rupert Austin (Chair)
2012

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90th General Session and Exhibition of International Association of Dental Research

Rupert Austin (Speaker)
2012

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British Society for Oral and Dental Research (BSODR) Annual Scientific Meeting 2011

Rupert Austin (Participant)
13 Sep 2011

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6th International Association for Dental Research Pan-European Region Meeting (IADR/PER)

Rupert Austin (Speaker)
2011

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89th General Session and Exhibition of International Association of Dental Research

Rupert Austin (Speaker)
2011

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88th General Session and Exhibition of International Association of Dental Research

Rupert Austin (Speaker)
2010

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Types of External academic engagement - Contribution to the work of national or international committees and working groups

Odontology Section Council

Rupert Austin (President)
Oct 2016Oct 2018

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Academic Representative for Specialist Registrars in Restorative Dentistry Group

Rupert Austin (Member)
20122013

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Specialist Registrars in Restorative Dentistry Group Representative for British Standards Institute Technical Committee CH 106/2 Prosthodontic Materials

Rupert Austin (Member)
20122013

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Specialist Registrars in Restorative Dentistry Group Representative for British Standards Institute Technical Committee CH 106/1 Filling & Restorative Materials

Rupert Austin (Member)
20122013

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Trainee Representative for the Odontological Section of the Royal Society of Medicine

Rupert Austin (Member)
2009 → …

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Types of Public engagement and outreach - Media article or participation

Why young people are losing their tooth enamel Read more at: http://inews.co.uk/essentials/news/health/young-people-losing-tooth-enamel/

Rupert Austin (Interviewee)
6 Oct 2017

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DENTAL HEALTH 2017 Dentistry in the digital age There’s much to smile about as dentistry advances into a fast-paced, precision-guided digital age

Rupert Austin (Interviewee)
28 Jul 2017

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Types of Award - Appointment

NIHR Clinical Lectureship

Rupert Austin (Recipient)
1 Sep 201131 Aug 2015

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