Dr Yen Ming Lin
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Dr Yen Ming Lin

Clinical Lecturer in Dental Education

Peninsula Dental School (Faculty of Health)

Biography

Biography

Clinical Lecturer in Dental Education, Peninsula Dental School

PDSE Dentist

Interim Professional Development Module Co-Lead

Qualifications

BDS MFDS RCPS (Glasg) PG Cert Dent Ed MAcadMEd PG Cert Orth

Background

2022 - Present: Clinical Lecturer in Dental Education, Peninsula Dental School, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Plymouth, UK

Feb 2022 - Sept 2022: Honorary University Fellow, Peninsula Dental School, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Plymouth, UK

2020 - 2022: Dental Core Trainee 2 & 3, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Derriford Hospital, University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust, UK

2019 - 2020: Dental Core Trainee 1, Special Care Dentistry, Gosport War Memorial Hospital, Solent NHS Trust, Gosport, UK

2018 - 2019: Dental Foundation Trainee, Central Wales Scheme, Crown Hill Dental Practice, Pontypridd, UK.

Education

2021 - 2022: PG Cert Orthodontics, Cephtactics, UK

2020 - 2021: PG Cert Dental Education, University of Dundee, UK

2013 - 2018: Bachelor of Dental Surgery, Cardiff University, UK  

Awards

2021: Best Trainee Presentation at HEE South West DCT Presentation Study Day 2021

2020: Poster Prize finalist at British Society for Disability and Oral Health Spring Conference 2020

Professional membership

Member of the Academy of Medical Educators (MAcadMEd)

Member of the Faculty of Dental Surgery, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow (MFDS RCPS (Glasg))

Member of the British Orthodontic Society 

Member of the British Dental Association 

Registered with the General Dental Council, 278467

Roles on external bodies

2021 - 2022: DCT Chair, South West DCT Representative Group 

Teaching

Teaching

Teaching interests

Undergraduate small and large group teaching, workshops and plenaries for BDS and DTH courses as well as an academic tutor

Clinical supervisor Year 5 BDS 

Enquiry Based Learning (EBL) facilitator Year 3 BDS and Year 2 DTH

Inter-Professional Engagement (IPE) tutor Year 2 BDS

Simulated Dental Learning Environment (SDLE) supervisor Year 2 BDS

Research

Research

Research interests

British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons: Comparison of oral and maxillofacial trauma during the first and third lockdown of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United Kingdom

http://bjoms.com/article/S0266-4356(21)00310-7/fulltext

Maxillofacial Trainee Research Collaborative: Risk factors associated with short-term complications in mandibular fractures: the MANTRA study—a Maxillofacial Trainee Research Collaborative (MTReC)

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10006-022-01096-5

Publications

Publications

Key publications

Key publications are highlighted

Journals
Articles
Lin YM (2022) 'M3M consent conundrum' British Dental Journal 232, (9) 589-590 , DOI
Lin Y (2022) 'Novel use of Coe-Pak' British Dental Journal 232, (1) 4-4 , DOI
Lin Y (2021) 'MDMA and mouth ulcers' British Dental Journal 231, (12) 724-724 , DOI
Lin Y & Collard B (2021) 'Re: E-scooter injuries referred to the oral and maxillofacial surgical service at Christchurch Hospital: a retrospective observational study and cost analysis of 17 months of data' British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 59, (10) 1326-1327 , DOI
Lin Y (2021) 'Filler failure' British Dental Journal 231, (9) 533-534 , DOI
Lin Y (2021) 'Odontopaste alternatives?' British Dental Journal 230, (10) 625-625 , DOI
Lin YM (2021) 'Letters to the Editor' Dental Update 48, (4) 328-328 , DOI
Lin Y & Collard B (2020) 'Dementia guidance please' British Dental Journal 229, (9) 568-568 , DOI
Presentations and posters

Oral Presentations

2022: HEE South West DCT Presentation Study Day, Virtual – A pilot study on the management of dry mouth post-radiotherapy: Patient xerostomia scales and outcomes from acupuncture treatment

2021: 25th European Association for Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery Congress, Virtual – A seven year review of 3717 oral and maxillofacial surgery referrals in a level one trauma centre in the southwest region of UK

2021: 25th European Association for Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery Congress, Virtual - A review of 541 maxillofacial paediatric patients over a 7-year period

2021: 25th European Association for Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery Congress, Virtual - A study of 100 dog-bite injuries in a busy tertiary trauma centre

2021: HEE South West DCT Presentation Study Day, Virtual – Evaluation of referrals to the maxillofacial on call service over a seven-year period in a busy tertiary trauma centre and teaching hospital

2020: BDA Hospitals Group Wessex Division Meeting, Salisbury - Lateral thinking: To restore vs extract?

Posters

2022: 97th European Orthodontic Congress, Cyprus – A seven year review of orthodontic emergencies presenting in the accident and emergency department

2021: British Orthodontic Conference, Manchester - Implementing a new orthodontic-restorative MDT. Who do we see?                                             

2021: 25th European Association for Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery Congress, Virtual - A 7-year retrospective study of traumatic dental injuries in a level 1 trauma centre              

2021: Association of Surgeons in Training Annual Conference 2021: Excelling in Adversity, Virtual - Evaluation of referrals to the maxillofacial on call service over a seven-year period in a busy tertiary trauma centre and teaching hospital

2020: British Society for Disability and Oral Health Spring Conference, Virtual - The value of patient involvement in a dementia-friendly service QIP

Personal

Personal

Other academic activities

Audits/ Quality Improvement Projects

2022: University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust, An audit on referrals and reporting of CBCT in UHPNT departments of OMFS and dental specialties

2022: University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust, Oral medicine activity within maxillofacial surgery: A retrospective clinical audit

2022: University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust, A service evaluation of the one-stop head and neck lump clinic

2022: University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust, A QIP to improve the quality of red top referrals to the oral and maxillofacial surgery department at Derriford Hospital

2022: University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust, Mouth Care Matters: A QIP to improve oral health for oral and maxillofacial surgery and trauma in-patients

2022: University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust, A QIP to standardise medicine order sets for oral and maxillofacial surgery and trauma in-patients during admission

2021: University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust, A service evaluation of the new joint orthodontic/ restorative clinic

2021: University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust, A service evaluation of 3717 referrals to the OMFS on-call service over a 7-year period in a busy tertiary trauma centre and teaching hospital

2021: University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust, The effectiveness of acupuncture as a non-pharmacological intervention for the management of dry mouth QIP

2021: University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust, The use of the VTE risk assessment tool and the appropriate prescription of Enoxaparin for OMFS and trauma in-patients audit

2021: University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust, The consenting process for patients undergoing the removal of lower 8’s in the department of OMFS UHP audit

2020: Solent NHS Trust, Dental remote antimicrobial prescription during Covid-19 audit

2020: Solent NHS Trust, Creating a dementia-friendly dental service QIP

2020: Solent NHS Trust, Recording of fluoride toothpaste for special care patients audit

2019: Crown Hill Dental Surgery, Fluoride varnish application QIP

2018: Cardiff and Vale University Health Board, Appropriateness of antibiotic prescribing for managing acute dental infection in the E&E department audit