Concurrent 3C: Richard Widmer – Paediatric Orofacial Trauma from All Angles




Richard Widmeris currently the Associate Clinical Professor in Paediatric Dentistry, The University of Sydney, and Head of the Dental Department at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead.

Richard received his Master’s Degree in Paediatric Dentistry from the University of Melbourne. The majority of his paediatric clinical practice over the last 30 years has been at the Children’s Hospital at Westmead [CHW].

Richard is a very active clinician and lecturer, presenting to students and graduates in all branches of the Health Sciences. Richard is a Past President of the International Association of Paediatric Dentistry (IAPD) as well as the Australasian Academy of Paediatric Dentistry (AAPD) and the Australian and New Zealand Society of Paediatric Dentistry (ANZSPD ).

Richard has co-edited the very popular “Handbook of Paediatric Dentistry” now in it’s fourth edition, in eight languages and having sold over 40,000 copies. Richard, and his Canadian colleague Gerry Wright have also released “Paediatric Dentistry, dental care for children. A guide for parents“.