Professional background

Undergraduate studies at Newcastle University.

SpR training at The Royal London Hospital and The Eastman Dental Hospital along with a senior dental officer job in Brighton.

MClin Dent in paediatric dentistry from Queen Mary's University London .

Completed consultant training in 2007 and worked at Guy's and St Thomas NHS trust for one year.

Currently consultant and clinical lead in paediatric dentistry at The Eastman Dental Hospital.

Research interests

  • Medically compromised children
  • Dental anomolies 
  • Pain management


O'Donnell A, Henderson M, Fearne J, O'Donnell D. Management of postoperative pain in children following extractions of primary teeth under general anaesthesia: a comparison of paracetamol, Voltarol and no analgesia. International Journal of Paediatric Dentistry. 2007 Mar;17(2):110-5.