Mrs Ajit Tanday BDS BDS, MJDF RCSEng, Cert Sedation Distinction UCL, MPaed Dent RCSEng

Mrs  Ajit Tanday

School of Dentistry
Clinical Lecturer and Honorary Specialist in Paediatric Dentistry

Contact details

Ajit Tanday has recently been appointed as Clinical Lecturer in Paediatric Dentistry. She completed her specialist training in Paediatric Dentistry at the Eastman Dental Hospital in May 2015.

Her timetable is split between BDS undergraduate teaching, clinical research and completing her post CCST consultant training

Qualifications

2015 MPAED Dent, Royal College of Surgeons 

2014 Certificate in Dental Sedation and Pain Management, University College London

2010 MJDF Royal College of Surgeons

2008 Certificate of Completion of Vocational Training

2007  BDS University of Birmingham 

Awarded Prizes 

2013 BSPD Clinical Case Prize

2007 Student Cup, University of Birmingham 

2007 The Sands Cox Society Prize for Elective presentation 

Nominated Prizes 

2007 Conservative Dentistry Prize

2007  GDP Phase Prize 

2007 The Dentsply Prize for Elective Report  

Biography

Ajit qualified in Dentistry from the University of Birmingham in 2007. She was awarded several undergraduate prizes. After completing vocational training and various senior house officer positions, she commenced her specialist training in Paediatric Dentistry at the Eastman Dental Hospital.

Throughout her career she has presented both on an international and national level, and was awarded the BSPD case presentation prize in 2014. 

Teaching

Research

As part of her sedation postgraduate course, Ajit conducted a pilot study looking at the effects of Midazolam on paediatric patients. This was presented at the annual DSTG conference. 

She is currently working on a Cochrane review looking at techniques for increasing acceptance of local anaesthetic in children having dental treatment. 

Publications

J.Monteiro, A.Tanday, P.Ashley, A.Petrie, S.Parekh. Current Techniques for increasing acceptance of local anaesthetic in children having dental treatment (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD011024. DOI:10.1002/14651858.CD011024

P.Ashley, E.Cole, A.Diorio A.Tanday, Prof I Needleman. Elite athletes and oral health: A review. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 2014 (48): 561-562

J. Dhanda, A.Tanday, S.Mumtaz, S.Visram, The impact of modernising medical careers on the basic surgical training (BST) of oral and maxillofacial higher surgical trainees. 

British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 2011 Jan; 49(1):62-4.