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Dr Shelagh Thompson 

Position:Reader in Conscious Sedation and Special Care Dentistry, Honorary Consultant in Special Care Dentistry

Telephone:+44 (0)29 2074 4550
Extension:44550 (Office)/46356 (Sedation Clinic)

Research Theme

Learning & Scholarship

Research Group

Special Care Dentistry

Pain and Anxiety Control

Research Interests/Area of Expertise

Special Care Dentistry:
Pain and Anxiety Control:


Selected Projects

1. MSc / Diploma in Conscious Sedation: development of Alternative sedation techniques in conjunction with Department of Anaesthetics and Intensive Care Medicine.

2. Prospective multi-centre audit of the efficacy and safety of the combined intranasal/intravenous midazolam sedation technique for the dental treatment of adults with learning disability

3. Multi-disciplinary project on quality of life improvement for patients with neurodisability. with Consultants in Genetic Centre and Restorative Dentistry and Community Dental Service.

4 Feasibility of developing of an international Distance Learning Diploma in Special Care Dentistry through the School of Dentistry, Cardiff University.