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Dr. Brendan Grufferty

Lecturer/Consultant in Restorative Denti (Dental Science)


- D.O.B. 10/10/1966 - Nationality: Irish -Undergraduate: - Dec '90: BA B.Dent.Sc. - POST-GRADUATION EMPLOYMENT: - Jan '91 - Apr '95 General Dental Practice in London, UK. - Graduate training: - Aug '95 - Jun '99 Graduate training in Prosthodontics (Uni. at Buffalo,NY). M.S.(Biomaterials) Uni. at Buffalo, NY. Residency in Maxillofacial Prosthetics, Buffalo - EMPLOYMENT FOLLOWING GRADUATE TRAINING: - Nov '99 - Feb '05 Part-time private dental practice in London, UK. Part-time NHS based hospital practice in UK. - Academic appointment: - Mar '05 - Dec '11 Lecturer in Restorative Dentistry, DDUH. Research in Biomedical and Bioengineering fields (PhD). - Jan '12 - Jun '17 Lecturer/Locum Consultant in Restorative Dentistry, DDUH. Jul '17 - present Assistant Professor / Consultant in Restorative Dentistry, DDUH.
  ADHESION   Biology   Biomaterials   Biomedical Engineering   Biomedical sciences   CANCER PATIENTS   Caries   Dentistry   digital technology   Oral Health
 A Prospective, Single Blind, Crossover Clinical Trial to Assess the Outcomes of Computer-Engineered Complete Dentures using Impressions and Intra-Oral Scans of the Edentulous Arches
 An in-vitro assessment of the retrievability of fractured dental implant abutment screws
 Definitive immediate restorations versus non-occluding provisional restorations in partially edentulous patients. A pragmatic multicenter randomized clinical trial.
 Occlusal Stability of Bilateral Free-end Saddle Removable Partial Dentures
 Use of a three-dimensional scaffold to study bone cell growth and differentiation on commercially pure titanium

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International Society of Maxillofacial Rehabilitation 2023 present
British Society of Prosthodontics 2023 present
International Association of Dental Research 2023 present
American Dental Society of London 1999 2005
British Dental Association 1999 2005
Alotaibi M, Moran G, Grufferty B, Renvert S, Polyzois I. , The effect of a decontamination protocol on contaminated titanium dental implant surfaces with different surface topography in edentulous patients. , Acta Odontologica Scandanavia, 77, (1), 2019, p66 - 75, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  URL
Esposito M, Grufferty B, Papavasiliou G Dominiak M, Trullenque-Eriksson, Heinemann F. , Immediate loading of occluding definitive partial fixed prostheses vs non-occluding provisional restorations - 3 year post-loading result of a pragmatic multicentre randomised clinical trial. , Eur J Oral Implantol, 11, (3), 2018, p309 - 320, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Heinemann F, Grufferty B, Papavasiliou G, Dominiak M, Garcia JJ, Trullenque-Erikson A, Esposito M., Immediate occluding definitive partial fixed restorations - 4 month post-loading results from a pragmatic multicenter randomized clinical trial., European Journal of Oral implantology, 9, (1), 2016, p47 - 56, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Moorthy A, Hogg CH, Dowling AH, Grufferty BF, Benetti AR, Fleming GJP., Cuspal deflection and microleakage in premolar teeth restored with bulk-fill flowable resin-based composite base materials., Journal of Dentistry, 40, (6), 2012, p500 - 505, Journal Article, PUBLISHED


-Clinical restorative dentistry, dental materials and biomaterials. -Dental implant surfaces: Physical and chemical manipulation of metallic implant surfaces to enhance protein and bone cell interaction with the aim of enhancing speed and extent of bone formation at the bone-implant interface. -Bone and cell biology, and biochemistry: as it relates to healing following surgical placement of endosseous implants.