Professor Lindsay Richards

Professor Lindsay Richards
  Org Unit Dental
  Telephone +61 8 8313 4121
  Location Floor/Room WS10074.18 ,  Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences Building ,   North Terrace

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, 2015-17) 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

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

Last 5 years


Guo,Y, Dudley,J, Logan,R, Richards,L, 2017, Implant dentistry in Australia: the present and future. A survey of Australian dentists and specialists., Australian dental journal, - 10.1111/adj.12532


Altaii,M, Kaidonis,X, Koblar,S, Cathro,P, Richards,L, 2017, Platelet rich plasma and dentine effect on sheep dental pulp cells regeneration/revitalization ability (in vitro), Australian Dental Journal, 62, 1, 39-46 10.1111/adj.12426


Altaii,M, Richards,L, Rossi-Fedele,G, 2017, Histological assessment of regenerative endodontic treatment in animal studies with different scaffolds: A systematic review, Dental Traumatology, - 10.1111/edt.12338


Altaii,M, Cathro,P, Broberg,M, Richards,L, 2016, Endodontic regeneration and tooth revitalization in immature infected sheep teeth, International Endodontic Journal, 50, 5, - 10.1111/iej.12645


Ibrahim,A, Richards,L, Berekally,T, 2016, Effect of remaining tooth structure on the fracture resistance of endodontically-treated maxillary premolars: An in vitro study, Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, 115, 3, 290-295 10.1016/j.prosdent.2015.08.013


Altaii,M, Broberg,M, Cathro,P, Richards,L, 2016, Standardisation of sheep model for endodontic regeneration/revitalisation research, Archives of Oral Biology, 65, 87-94 10.1016/j.archoralbio.2016.01.008


Stow,L, James,H, Richards,L, 2016, Australian oral health case notes: assessment of forensic relevance and adherence to recording guidelines, Australian Dental Journal, 61, 2, 236-243 10.1111/adj.12350


Alshiddi,I, Richards,L, 2015, A comparison of conventional visual and spectrophotometric shade taking by trained and untrained dental students, Australian Dental Journal, 60, 2, 176-181 10.1111/adj.12311


Berketa,J, James,H, Langlois,N, Richards,L, 2015, The use of incinerated pig head in dental identification simulation, Journal of Forensic Odonto-Stomatology, 33, 2, 1-8


Berketa,J, James,H, Langlois,N, Richards,L, Pigou,P, 2015, Use of a non-volatile agent to stabilize severely incinerated dental remains, Forensic Science, Medicine, and Pathology, 11, 2, 228-234 10.1007/s12024-015-9670-z


Berketa,J, James,H, Langlois,N, Richards,L, 2014, A study of osseointegrated dental implants following cremation, Australian Dental Journal, 59, 2, 149-155 10.1111/adj.12170


Hughes,T, Townsend,G, Pinkerton,S, Bockmann,M, Seow,W, Brook,A, Richards,L, Mihailidis,S, Ranjitkar,S, Lekkas,D et al, 2014, The teeth and faces of twins: providing insights into dentofacial development and oral health for practising oral health professionals, Australian Dental Journal, 59, Suppl. 1, 101-116 10.1111/adj.12101


Berketa,J, James,H, Langlois,N, Richards,L, 2013, Cochlear implants in the forensic identification process, Forensic Science, Medicine, and Pathology, 9, 3, 422-426 10.1007/s12024-013-9439-1


Yew,H, Berekally,T, Richards,L, 2013, A laboratory investigation of colour changes in two contemporary resin composites on exposure to spices, Australian Dental Journal, 58, 4, 468-477 10.1111/adj.12099


Parker,E, Misan,G, Shearer,M, Richards,L, Russell,A, Mills,H, Jamieson,L, 2012, Planning, implementing, and evaluating a program to address the oral health needs of aboriginal children in Port Augusta, Australia, International Journal of Pediatrics, 2012, 1-10 10.1155/2012/496236



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

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

ExpertiseRestorative dentistry; prosthodontics; education; research; dental education

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