Miss Maria Bernardes Delgado

Miss Maria Bernardes Delgado

Honorary University Fellow

Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry (NC)


I am an NIHR Academic Clinical Fellow in Primary Dental Care at Plymouth University. I am currently doing a ResM, exploring the experiences of palliative care patients regarding their oral care.

I also work as a senior dental officer at Torbay and South Devon NHS FT. 


BDS (2008) - University of Lisbon

MJDF RCS (Eng) (2012)

MPH (2012) - King's College London

CPDS (2014) - University of Bristol

Pg Cert Clin Ed (2017) - Plymouth University

Professional membership

British Association for the Study of Community Dentistry (BASCD) - since 2013

British Dental Association (BDA) - since 2014

British Society for Disability and Oral Health (BSDH) - since 2014

Society for the Advancement of Anaesthesia in Dentistry (SAAD) - since 2017

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA) - since 2017

International Association for Dental Research (IADR) - since 2017

Scambler S, Delgado M, Asimakopoulou K (2016) 'Defining patient-centred care in dentistry? A systematic review of the dental literature' BRITISH DENTAL JOURNAL 221, (8) pp 477-484