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Dr Mandeep Ghuman is a Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant in Periodontology at the Faculty of Dentistry, Oral and Craniofacial Sciences.

He completed his undergraduate dental training at the Royal London Hospital with an intercalated BSc gained from King’s College London. After junior hospital posts, he completed a MRC Clinical Research Training Fellowship leading to the award of a PhD investigating inhibition of bone formation by cells of the periodontium.

Subsequently he did periodontal specialist training at Guy’s and St. Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust under a NIHR Clinical Lectureship allowing him to also carry out post-doctoral research to develop his interests in periodontal stem cell biology. He was made a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy in 2013. Currently he is actively involved in research, teaching of dental undergraduate and postgraduate students, and clinical service.

Research Interests:

  • Cell biology of periodontal regeneration
  • Mesenchymal stem cell biology
  • Bone cell biology
  • Clinical studies of oral microbiome in periodontal diseases



  • BDS Year 2 Periodontology course lead
  • Clinical teaching – BDS and MClinDent (Periodontology)
  • Classroom teaching – BDS and MClinDent (Periodontology)
  • Supervision of MClinDent and PhD research projects