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Professor Lindsay Richards

Telephone +61 8 8313 5409
Position Dean - Head of School
Email lindsay.richards@adelaide.edu.au
Fax +61 8 8313 3444
Building Oliphant Building
Floor/Room 5 07
Campus North Terrace
Org Unit Dentistry Administration

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Biography/ Background

Joined the academic staff in the Dental School in 1982 as a lecturer in restorative dentistry. Recently involved in:

Undergraduate teaching in prosthodontics, general practice and rural practice

Postgraduate teaching as Course Director of the specialist prosthodontics programme

Research involving tooth wear, dento-facial development in twins and indigenous oral health

Administration as Dean and Head of School (2005-6, 2015-) and Deputy Head or Associate Dean at various times

Promoted to a Personal Chair in Dental School in 2003

Over the years has spent periods of study leave working in United States (Washington University in St Louis and University of Missouri in Columbia), Israel (Hadassah Medical School in Jerusalem), Japan (Nihon University School of Dentistry at Matsudo in Tokyo) and the United Kingdon (Guy's Hospital in London)

Involved in both private and public dental practice in general dentistry until 1985 and then specialist practice in prosthodontics

Qualifications

BDS, BScDent(Hons), PhD, MRACDS(Prosth), FICD, FADI

Publications

Since 2005

PARKER, E., MISAN, G., RICHARDS, L  and RUSSELL, A 2005

Planning and implementing the first stage of an oral health program for the Pika Wiya Health Service Incorporated Aboriginal community in Port Augusta, South Australia.
Rural Remote Health. 5(2):254. Epub 2005 Apr 27.        

 

TOWNSEND, G., RICHARDS L., HUGHES, T., PINKERTON, S and SCHWERDT, W 2005

Epigenetic influences may explain dental differences in monozygotic twin pairs.
Aust Dent J. 50(2):95-100.  

 

TOWNSEND G, RICHARDS L, MESSER LB, HUGHES T, PINKERTON S, SEOW K, GOTJAMANOS T,

GULLY N, BOCKMANN M. 2006

Genetic and environmental influences on dentofacial structures and oral health: studies of Australian twins and their families.
Twin Res Hum Genet. Dec;9(6):727-32     

 

HUGHES TE, BOCKMANN MR, SEOW KW, GOTJAMANOS, GULLY N,. T, RICHARDS L, and

TOWNSEND, G 2007

Strong epigenetic control of emergence of human primary incisors

J Dent Res. 86(12):1160-5  

 

RANJITKAR, S., T., KAIDONIS, JA., RICHARDS, LC., and TOWNSEND, GC 2008

An in vitro assessment of the effect of load and pH on wear between opposing enamel and dentine surfaces

Arch Oral Biol. 53(11):1011-16      

 

DUDLEY, JE., RICHARDS, LC., and ABBOTT, JR 2008

Retention of cast crown copings cemented to implant abutments

Aust D J. 53(4):332-9 

                   

RANJITKAR, S., T., KAIDONIS, JA., TOWNSEND, GC Vu AM., and RICHARDS, LC., 2008

The effect of CPP-ACP on enamel wear under severe erosive conditions

Arch Oral Biol. 54(6):527-32

 

RANJITKAR, S., RODRIGUEZ, JM., KAIDONIS, JA., RICHARDS, LC., TOWNSEND, GC and  BARTLETT, DW. 2009

The effect of casein phosophopeptide-amorphous calcium phosphate on erosive enamel and dentine wear by toothbrush abrasion

J Dent. 37(4):250-4 

 

RANJITKAR, S., NARANANA, T., KAIDONIS, JA.,HUGHES, TE.,RICHARDS, LC., and TOWNSEND, GC 2009

The effect of casein phosophopeptide-amorphous calcium phosphate on erosive dentine wear

Aust Dent J, 54:(2)101-7    

 

PARKER, EJ., MISAN, G., SHEARER, M., RICHARDS, LC., RUSSELL, A.,  MILLS, H. and JAMIESON, LM 2012

Planning, implementing and evaluationg a program to address the oral health needs of aboriginal children in Port Augusta, Australia

Int J Pediatr. Epub 496236 Apr22   

 

YEW, HZ., BEREKALLY, TL and RICHARDS, LC.  2013

A laboratory investigation of colour changes in two contemporary resin composites on exposure to spices

Aust Dent J, 58(4):468-77

 

BERKETA, JW.,JAMES, H., LANGLOIS NE.,and RICHARDS, LC. 2013

Cochlear implants in the forensic identification process

Forensic Sci Med Pathol, 9(3):422-6

         

BERKETA, JW.,JAMES, H., LANGLOIS NE.,and RICHARDS, LC. 2014

A study of osseointegrated implants following cremation

Aust Dent J, 59(2):149-55   

 

HUGHES, TE., TOWNSEND, GC., PINKERTON, SK,. BOCKMAN, MR., SEOW, WK., BROOK, AH.,RICHARDS, LC., MIHAILIDIS, S., RANJITKAR, S. and LEKKAS, D.  2014

The teeth and faces of twins: providing insights into dentofacial development and oral health for practising oral health professionals

Aust Dent J 59(Supp 1): 101-16

 

 

Professional Associations

Immediate Past President, International Association for Dental Research (ANZ Division)

Member, Australian Dental Association

Council Member, Australian and New Zealand Association for the Advancement of Science

Honorary Life Member, Australian Prosthodontic Society

Foundation Member, Australian Academy of Craniomandibular Disorders

Foundation Member, Academy of Australian and New Zealand Prosthodontists

Member, American Association of Physical Anthropologists

Member, New York Academy of Science

Constituent Member, International College of Prosthodontists

Fellow, Academy of Dentistry International

Fellow, International College of Dentists

Specialist Member, Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons

Director, Australian Dental Council

Community Engagement

Private Practice (part time) restricted to Prosthodontics.

Senior Visiting Dental Specialist, Adelaide Dental Hospital.

Visiting Dental Specialist, Adelaide Womens' and Childrens' Hospital

Consultant Dental Specialist, Department of Veterans' Affairs.

Member, Governing Board, Australian Dental Council

Chair, Australian Dental Council, Assessment Committee 

Chair, Australian Society of Prosthodontists, Research and Education Committee

Expertise for Media Contact

CategoriesDentistry
ExpertiseRestorative dentistry; prosthodontics; education; research; dental education
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Entry last updated: Wednesday, 3 Feb 2016

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