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 Shannu Bhatia

Shannu Bhatia

Uwch-ddarlithydd Clinigol mewn Deintyddiaeth Bediatrig

Ysgol Deintyddiaeth


Senior Lecturer in Paediatric Dentistry, Cardiff University

Consultant in Paediatric Dentistry, University Dental Hospital Cardiff & Vale Local Health Board

Lead for student Outreach Placements, Dental School, Cardiff University

Quality and Safety Lead in Paediatric Dentistry, University Dental Hospital, Cardiff and Vale NHS Trust

Royal College of Surgeons Specialty Advisor in Paediatric Dentistry for Wales

Chairperson British Society of Paediatric dentistry, South Wales branch


Education and Qualifications

Diploma in Medical Education, Dundee University, UK Ongoing Currently

FDS (Paed) RCS Royal Colleg eof Surgeons of England   Mar 2012

M Paed Dent RCS Royal Colleg eof Surgeons of England  May 2010

MFDS RCS Royal Colleg eof Surgeons of England May 2001

MDS Master of Dental Surgery  May 1999

BDS Bacheolar of Dental Surgery May 1993

Specialist training:

Registered as a specialist with General Dental Council in 2010

Eastman Dental Hospital, UCLH NHS Trust, London 2005-2007

University Dental Hospital, Cardiff and Vale NHS Trust 2007- 2010

Anrhydeddau a Dyfarniadau

  • Prize for best presentation - Primary dental care for cleft lip and palate patients in South Wales. Welsh Hospitals Meeting, Cardiff. 2011
  • Best presentation - Nager syndrome. Welsh Hospitals Meeting, Cardiff. Co- authored and supervised presentation. 2010.
  • Prize for best research paper presentation.12th Annual Conference, Indian Society of Periodontology 1998.
  • 3rd Place in MDS I Examination for the Basic Sciences. 1997.
  • 3rd Place in 3rd yr BDS. 1993
  • Best student in subject of Medicine, Delhi University 1992
  • Best student in Dental Anatomy, Physiology & Histology Delhi University 1991

Aelodaethau proffesiynol

Professional memberships

British Dental Association

British Society of Paediatric Dentistry

Dental Trauma UK

British Society of Paediatric Dentistry Teachers Group

Examiner MFDS examinations RCPS Glasgow since 2013

Safleoedd academaidd blaenorol

  • Locum Consultant in Paediatric Dentistry  Birmingham Dental Hospital. Feb 2013 – Aug 2013
  • Post CCST Registrar in Paediatric Dentistry University Dental Hospital, Cardiff. May 2010 – May 2012
  • Specialist Registrar in Paediatric Dentisyry (NTN) University Dental Hospital, Cardiff. Mar 2007- May 2010
  • Specialist Registrar in Paediatric Dentistry (NTN) Eastman Dental Hospital, London.Mar 2005 - Mar 2007
  • Community Dental Officer  Redbridge PCT, Hainault, Essex.Feb 2004 - Feb 2005
  • Senior House Officer in Paediatric Dentistry Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London.Feb 2003 - Aug 2003
  • Senior House Officer General Duties  Edinburgh Dental Postgraduate Institute. Aug 2002 - Feb 2003
  • Senior House Officer in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery BHR NHS Trust, Romford, Essex.  Aug 2000 - Aug 2002

Pwyllgorau ac adolygu

Memberhips / committees:

Quality and Safety Committee Paediatric Dentistry, University Dental Hospital, Cardiff and Vale NHS Trust

Clinical safety subgroup committee, University Dental Hospital, Cardiff and Vale NHS Trust

External memberships / Committees

Royal College of Surgeons Speciality Advisor Paediatric Dentistry in Wales

Chairperson BSPD South Wales branch

Member British Society of Paediatric Dentistry (BSPD)

Dental Trauma UK

British Society of Paediatric Dentistry Teachers Group

Examiner MFDS examinations RCPS Glasgow since 2013

British Dental Association


I am activley involved in teaching and assessment of undergrdaute dental students at Cardiff University on a regular basis.

A summary of my regular duties inlcude:

  • Lead for Year 4 Paediatric Dentistry. Clinical teaching and supervision of students twice a week. Regularly updating and delivering Seminars in Paediatric dentisty. Assessment in Paediatrc dentistry.
  • Lead for IBDS Case reports
  • Lead for Outreach clinical placements
  • Personal tutors to studnets
  • Superviosr for final year projects
  • Assessment of Dental studnets


2012 /13       Systematic review on child dental neglect. Core Info, Cardiff Child Protection Systematic Review group, Results to be presented at ISPCAN European regional conference on child abuse and neglect in Dublin. Paper to be submitted for publication

2012            Seeking children’s perspectives in management of visible enamel defects using Visual analogue scale.

2011             Transition of adolescents with special needs to adult / special care dentistry. Questionnaire based study.

2009               Access of children with cleft lip and plate to primary dental care in South Wales. Results presented at the EAPD Congress, Harrogate in June 2010. Results published

1999               Functional analysis of immunomodulating potential of calcium hydroxide.  Research project carried out at Indian Institute of Chemical Biology. Results presented at national conference. Results published.

1999            In vivo study to determine immune response to bone graft substitute material ‘Bioglass’; with submission of dissertation. Results published