Mr Timothy O'Brien

Mr Timothy O'Brien

Clin Assoc Prof in Restorative Dentistry (Education)/Prog Lead in Periodontology

Peninsula Dental School (Faculty of Health)


BDS MFDS RCS MFGDP MFD RCSI M. Clin. Dent (Prost) FDS RCS (Rest Dent) Cert Clin Ed FHEA FDS RCS Ed

Teaching interests

My main interest is teaching postgraduate students in the various disciplines within Restorative Dentistry. 

Research interests

Avoidable harm in medicine and dentistry.

Professional Regulation.
Human Factors 
Patient Safety

Key publications

Key publications are highlighted

Plessas A, Nasser M, Hanoch Y, O'Brien T, Bernardes Delgado M & Moles D 2019 'Impact of Time Pressure on Dentists' Diagnostic Performance' Journal of Dentistry , DOI Open access
O'Brien T 2015 'Reducing Harm in Healthcare Systems' Primary Dental Journal 4, (3) 34-37 , DOI Open access
Patel DR, O'Brien T, Petrie A & Petridis H 2014 'A Systematic Review of Outcome Measurements and Quality of Studies Evaluating Fixed Tooth-Supported Restorations' Journal of Prosthodontics 23, (6) 421-433 , DOI Open access
Needleman I, Chin S, O'Brien T, Petrie A & Donos N 2012 'Systematic review of outcome measurements and reference group(s) to evaluate and compare implant success and failure' Journal of Clinical Periodontology 39, 122-132 , DOI Open access
Bryce ME, Archer J, Brennan N, Burns L, O'Brien T & Price T 2018 Fitness to practise: Impairment and serious misconduct - a narrative synthesis review. General Dental Council Publisher Site
Archer J, Roberts M, Zahra D, Bryce ME & O'Brien T 2017 Analysis of fitness to practise case data for the General Dental Council: Summary and Main Report. General Dental Council Publisher Site