Professional background

Ian Blewitt graduated in dentistry at Peninsula Dental School in 2012. After graduation, Ian worked in general practice in Gloucestershire and then in maxillofacial surgery at Great Western Hospital.

Following this Ian was appointed as an academic clinical fellow with the NIHR in restorative dentistry and maxillofacial surgery at Bristol Dental Hospital.

Ian undertook his specialist training in endodontics at Guys Hospital, achieving a distinction in his master of clinical dentistry in endodontics from Kings College London, September 2018. On completion of this programme he was appointed as a consultant in endodontics at the Eastman Dental Hospital in October 2018.


Research interests


Artificial intelligence/ machine learning


Knight, Alan & Blewitt, Ian & Al-Nuaimi, Nassr & Watson, Tim & Herzog, Dylan & Festy, Frederic & Patel, Shanon & Foschi, Federico & Koller, Garrit & Mannocci, Francesco. (2020). Clinical Medicine Rapid Chairside Microbial Detection Predicts Endodontic Treatment Outcome. Journal of Clinical Medicine. 9. 2086. 10.3390/jcm9072086

Forbes-Haley, C., Blewitt, I., & Puryer, J. (2016). Dental Management of the 'Gagging' Patient - An Update. International Journal of Dental and Health Sciences, 3(2), 423-431.