Dr Pranay Sharma
Specialist in Prosthodontics GDC No: 73402
BDS MFDS RCPS M.Clin.Dent.(Prosthodontics) MRD RCS(Eng)
Specialist in Prosthodontics
Senior Clinical lecturer in Prosthodontics, UCL Eastman CPD
Programme Director, Removable Prosthodontics, UCL Eastman CPD.
Pranay Sharma qualified from king’s College London in 1997 with honours. During his undergraduate training he was awarded several prizes and awards, including the National Westminster class prize for oral pathology and several merit awards for clinical dental achievement.
After qualifying he completed 2 years of hospital training as a Senior House officer in Oral and Maxillo-facial Surgery and Restorative dentistry. During this time he was awarded the Membership in Dental Surgery qualification (MFDS RCPS), by the Royal College of Surgeons of Glasgow.
In 2000 he joined the Eastman Dental Institute in London and completed a four year specialist training program in fixed and removable prosthodontics, with distinction for his clinical case presentations. He was subsequently awarded the MRD, the highest formal qualification available for the prosthodontic speciality, by the Royal College of Surgeons of England. He is formally recognized by the General Dental Council UK, as a Specialist in Prosthodontics.
He has remained on the teaching staff of the Eastman and is now the programme co-ordinator for the Removable Prosthodontic Programmes and is a part-time senior clinical lecturer in Prosthodontics and Implant dentistry at the University College London Eastman CPD. He lectures extensively in the UK, both at local and national level, as well as internationally. He has also contributed to a number of written dental articles and has published numerous papers in prestigious dental journals.
Dr. Sharma is an examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons of England and an internal examiner for the restorative masters course at the Eastman CPD Dental Institute.
Dr Sharma’s expertise covers:
General and Family Dentistry
Partial / full mouth rehabilitation
Crowns, Bridges and Dentures
P.Sharma (2005) Biological and technical complications of implant supported and conventional fixed bridges. Evidence-based Dentistry Volume 6 No.3 pg 72-73
P.Sharma (2005) 90% of fixed partial dentures survive 5 years: How long do conventional fixed partial dentures (FPDs) survive and how frequently do complications occur? Evidence-based Dentistry Volume 6 No.3 pg 74-75.
S. Ellis, P. Sharma, I.R..Harris: (2005) ‘Aesthetic Management of a localised Periodontal Defect with a Gingival Veneer Prosthesis.’ European Journal of Prosthodontic and Restorative Dentistry, Volume 8, No.1 pages 23-26.
P.Sharma, M. Faigenblum: (2006) ‘Determining Replacement Teeth Position for the Implant-Retained Prosthesis in the Edentulous Patient. Alpha Omegan, Volume 100, Issue 2 pages 67-74
P.K.Sharma, P.Sharma:(2012) Dental smile Aesthetics: The creation of the ideal smile. Seminars in Orthodontics, Volume 18, Issue 3, pages 193-201
P.Sharma, P.K.Sharma: (2014) Interdisciplinary management of congenitally absent lateral incisors: Orthodontic/Prosthodontic Perspectives. Seminars in Orthodontics Volume 21, Issue 1, pages 27-37
Hussain A, Louca C, Leung A, Sharma P, Blizard R (2016) The influence of varying maxillary incisor shape on perceived smile aesthetics. Journal Of Dentistry 52:87 (1 page)
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