Plenary 8: Geoffrey Heithersay – Life Cycles of Traumatised Teeth


Geoffrey Heithersay – “Life Cycles of Traumatised Teeth: Observations from Selected Long-Term Survivors”

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Life Cycles of Traumatised Teeth: Observations from Selected Long-Term Survivors

Clinical Professor Geoffrey Heithersay has been a member of the Adelaide University’s School of Dentistry for 53 years and is still involved in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching. Primarily a clinician, he practised as a specialist endodontist until 2002. He continues to be active in research, particularly in dental traumatology and tooth resorption.

He has 67 publications and has authored 5 book chapters. Awards include an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) for endodontic education in 1998 and the Louis I. Grossman award from the American Association of Endodontists for research in 2000. In 2009 he received three awards for excellence in teaching: the Faculty of Health Sciences Executive Dean’s award, The Stephen Cole the Elder award and The University of Adelaide’s Vice Chancellor’s award.

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