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Professor David  Bartlett
Professor Bartlett

Professor David Bartlett

  • Academics
  • Clinical
  • Supervisors

Head of the Centre for Oral, Clinical & Translational Sciences

Head of Prosthodontics and Graduate training.

Research subject areas

  • Dentistry

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Professor David Bartlett is Head of the Centre for Oral, Clinical & Translational Science and Prosthodontics at King's College London.

He leads Prosthodontics at King's which is the largest department for this specialty in Europe, covering over 150 undergraduates and 30 postgraduates with 10 consultants and 20 part time staff. The discipline provides over 1000 dentures, 1500 crowns and over £4M in implant related restorations. Professor Bartlett is an internationally respected specialist in Prosthodontics and regularly gives lectures on tooth wear at international meetings.

Professor Bartlett has published over 140 research publications, written 3 books, numerous chapters and is internationally known for his research on erosive tooth wear. He has about £3M in grant funding, mainly from industry. He is founder of a charity that provides information and support for erosive tooth wear to patients, the public and dental care professionals (

He was awarded the distinguished scientist award in Prosthodontics for 2017 and is a member of the Academy of Prosthodontics.