David G. Gillam
David G. Gillam graduated from Edinburgh Dental School in 1977 and subsequently gained experience as a Dentist both in general practice and the Armed Forces and Community Dental Services before undertaking an M.S. degree in periodontology from 1986 till 1988 at Guy’s Dental School London. During his M.S. course, he also served part-time in teaching dental hygienists and undergraduates at Kings College Dental School (1986-1989). He subsequently worked at the Eastman Dental Institute for Oral HealthCare Sciences (1989-1998) where he was involved in laboratory and clinical research as well as teaching postgraduate students in periodontology. On leaving the university environment in 1998, he worked in industry for several years (1998-2001) initially with SmithKline Beecham (Assistant Director in Oral care) and subsequently with Block Drug Company, Incorporated, USA (Assistant Director in Oral Care). From 2003 to 2008, he worked with a Clinical Research Organisation as Senior Clinician where he gained experience both as a Clinical Assessor as well as a Principal Investigator conducting clinical studies on oral care products. At present, he is working as a clinical lecturer in periodontology at the Bart’s and the London Medical and Dental School in London. His main interests are in the area of the management of dentine hypersensitivity although he has experience in managing a number of laboratory and clinical studies which were designed to assess the efficacy of a number of oral care products. To date he has published over 50 papers on various dental topics.
Biography Updated on 17 January 2011