Dr Dominic Stewardson BDS, PhD, FDS RCPS, FDS(Rest Dent)RCPS, FHEA

 

Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant in Restorative Dentistry

School of Dentistry

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Contact details

The School of Dentistry
College of Medical and Dental Sciences
University of Birmingham
St Chad's Queensway
Birmingham
B4 6NN
United Kingdom

About

Dominic is Senior Lecturer in Restorative Dentistry, Head of Final Year, Examination officer for the BDS final examination and academic lead for the advanced simulated clinical procedures module and the advanced clinical practice module. He also co-ordinates BRIDGE – Birmingham Research in General Dental Practice, a practice-based research group operating across the West Midlands.

Dominic is an enthusiastic clinical teacher and has had a long association with the supervision and mentoring of Final Year dental undergraduates.

Dominic has over 20 publications and his research interests range from investigations of dental materials, dental education and promoting the use of research in dental practice.

Qualifications

  • Senior Lecturer in Restorative Dentistry.
  • PhD in Dentistry, University of Birmingham, 2009.
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, 2007.
  • Fellowship in Restorative Dentistry, Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons, Glasgow, 2006.
  • Fellowship in Dental Surgery, Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons, Glasgow, 1982.
  • BDS University of Glasgow, 1976.

Biography

Dr. Stewardson received his first degree from Glasgow University and spent several years in specialist restorative training posts across the UK and a year in San Francisco, before entering private practice. After ten years in practice during, which time Dominic became a specialist in prosthodontics, Dominic took on the role of a part-time teacher at the University of Birmingham in 1994. In 2001 Dominic accepted the post of lecturer in conservative dentistry and was nominated for the MDUs Dental Teacher of the Year in 2003 and 2004. Dominic became a specialist in restorative dentistry in 2006 and was awarded his PhD in 2009.

Teaching

  • Dental Surgery BDS
  • Academic lead for advanced clincal practice module
  • Academic lead for advanced stimulated clinical procedures module
  • MSc in Advanced General Dental Practice.

Research

  • Surface modification of dental materials.
  • Fibre-reinforced endodontic posts.
  • Research in General Dental Practice.
  • Member of Primary Dental Care Research Group.

Other activities

  • Head of Final Year
  • Finals examination officer
  • Chair of wriiten paper panel
  • Clinical Practice OSCE Co-Ordinator.
  • Personal Tutor.
  • Elective Scheme Co-Ordinator and Moderator.
  • Member of Electives Examination Board.
  • Examiner - 3rd BDS, 4th BDS Conservative Dentistry.
  • Examiner - 1st BDS, Introduction to Clinical Dentistry Module.
  • Final BDS examiner.
  • Examiner - Conservative Dentistry Prize.
  •  - Prosthodontic Prize.
  •   - Restorative Dentistry Prize.  
  • Examiner, Central Counties Branch BDA Undergraduate Clinical Dentistry Prize. 
  • Lecturer and Module Assessor for taught MSc Advnaced in General Dental Practice course.
  • Member of the Restorative Dentistry Specialist Training Committee.
  • Faculty of General Dental Practitioners – E-Learning Module Author.
  • External Examiner, General Dental Council Overseas Registration Examination. 
  • External examiner, BDS UCLAN
  • External examiner, BDS Manchester University
  • Regional Dental Advisor, Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons, Glasgow. 
  • Member, Opinion Leaders Panel   Dentsply UK, & Kerr/Hawe UK. 

Publications

Shortall A, El-Mahy W, Stewardson D, Addison O, Palin W.(2013). Initial fracture resistance and curing temperature rise of ten contemporary resin-based composites with increasing radiant exposure. Journal of Dentistry May;41(5):455-63. doi: 10.1016/j.jdent.2013.02.002.

Stewardson D, Shortall A, Marquis P. (2012). The bond of different post materials to a resin composite cement and a resin composite core material. Operative Dentistry. Nov-Dec;37(6):E1-12. doi: 10.2341/11-409-L.

Stewardson D, Creanor S, Thornley P, Bigg T, Bromage C, Browne A, Cottam D, Dalby D, Gilmour J, Horton J, Roberts E, Westoby L, Burke T. (2012)The survival of Class V restorations in general dental practice: part 3, five-year survival. British Dental Journal. May 11;212(9):E14. doi: 10.1038/sj.bdj.2012.367.

Stewardson DA, Thornley P, Bigg T, Bromage C, Browne A, Cottam D, Dalby D, Gilmour J, Horton J, Roberts E, Westoby L, Creanor S, Burke T. (2011). The survival of Class V restorations in general dental practice. Part 2, early failure. British Dental Journal. Jun 10;210(11):E19. doi:10.1038/sj.bdj.2011.430.

Stewardson DA, Shortall AC, Marquis PM. (2011) The effect of the elastic modulus of endodontic posts on static load failure. International Endodontic Journal. Jan 28. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2591.2011.01851.x.

Stewardson D, Thornley P, Bigg T, Bromage C, Browne A, Cottam D, Dalby D, Gilmour J, Horton J, Roberts E, Westoby L, Dietrich T, Burke T. (2010) The survival of Class V restorations in general dental practice. Part 1, baseline data. British Dental Journal. 208(9):E17.

Stewardson DA, Shortall AC, Marquis PM, Lumley PJ. (2010) The flexural properties of endodontic post materials. Dental Materials 26(8):730-6.

Stewardson DA, Shortall AC, Marquis PM. (2010) The effect of clinically relevant thermocycling on the flexural properties of endodontic post materials. Journal of Dentistry 38(5):437-42.

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