Professional background

Parminder Virdee is a consultant in restorative dentistry and periodontology in the Royal National ENT and Eastman Dental Hospitals and is a registered specialist in periodontology, restorative dentistry, prosthodontics, and endodontics. She is involved in direct patient care and clinical teaching of specialist trainees, and also teaches on courses in periodontology for dentists in general dental practice.

She qualified from Liverpool University Dental Hospital in 2001, following which she underwent a broad base of training in a range of dental specialties in the hospital environment to include restorative dentistry, paediatric dentistry, dental emergencies, oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthodontics, sedation, medically compromised patients, and oral medicine.

She then underwent experience and training in general dental practice, followed by further training posts in restorative dentistry in Sheffield and Morriston. She undertook five-year specialist registrar training at the Eastman Dental Hospital, and during this time also completed additional training in sedation, and a masters in Conservative Dentistry. On obtaining her Certificate of Completion in Specialist Training in 2012, she worked as a consultant in restorative dentistry in Birmingham Dental Hospital, and University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire where she managed patients with varied restorative dental needs requiring multidisciplinary care.

She has been involved in teaching dentists and dental nurses at various levels of training, carrying out assessments, has been an examiner for the International Qualifying Examination, and has been involved in a number of committees through out her career.

Research interests

Periodontology, implants, peri-implant disease.

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  • Effective analgesia for patients undergoing dental conscious sedation. Co-author Roelofse J. Dental update 41(8):737-747 · Oct, 2014
  • Investigation of the training benefits of the toothguide training box. Co-authors Louca C, Tredwin C. Paper presented by co-authors at IADR 88th General Session, Barcelona, Spain in 2010
  • MSc project/ dissertation. Evaluation of a Novel Technique to Teach Shade Taking, 2009

  • A review of the aetiology and management of fractured dental implants and a case report. Co-author Bishop K. Br Dent J 2007
  • Who accompanies children to a dental hospital appointment? Co-author Rodd H. Eur Arch Paediatr Dent (2007)
  • Temporary peri-apical radiolucencies associated with maxillary lateral incisors undergoing orthodontic tooth movement: a case report. Co-authors Muthukrishnan A, Knox J, Endodontic Practice Journal, 2006

  • Improve uptake of care. British Dental Journal volume 201, pages 132–133 (12 August 2006)