Eastman Dental Institute


Restorative Dentistry Department


This department focuses upon the integrated management of complex restorative problems, encompassing endodontics, periodontics and prosthodontics. The problems include dental pain, gum disease, dental abscesses, tooth decay and wear and tear (including cracks and fractures) and missing teeth. The department has a proud record of evidence-based practice, seeking to inculcate the highest standards of clinical care underpinned by highly skilled clinicians.

The department enjoys excellent outcomes in postgraduate training and progression in subsequent careers of their graduates. Many going on to specialist practice, teaching positions and research careers. The Department comprises:
Endodontics, Periodontology and Prosthodontics.


Professor Kishor Gulabivala
Dr Yuan Ng  - Senior Clinical Lecturer
Mr Georgios Milesis – Clinical Lecturer
Mrs Glynis Evans - Clinical Lecturer
Geoffrey St George  - Honorary Clinical Lecturer
Robert Crawford – Honorary Clinical Lecturer
Kushal Gadhia  - Honorary Clinical Lecturer
Deborah Bomfim  - Honorary Clinical Lecturer
Jennifer Lai – Honorary Clinical Teacher
Sarjoo Mistry -  Honorary Clinical Teacher 
Dipti Mehta - Honorary Clinical Teacher 
Alex Mustard - Honorary Clinical Teacher 
Sanjay Ardeshna - Honorary Clinical Teacher   
Elizabeth Hoy - Honorary Clinical Teacher   

Dr Francesco D’Aiuto
Miss Maria Chiara Curra
Dr Natalie Leow
Professor Ian Needleman
Dr Marco Orlandi
Ms Jeanie Suvan
Mr Riccardo Zambon
Dr Ailbhe McDonald
Mr Vinit Gohil
Mr Martin Gough
Mr Akil Gulamali
Mr Assad Khan
Mr Keval Patel
Mr Manish Patel
Dr Neel Patel
Dr Lambis Petridis
Mr Jose Rodriguez




The unit does not organise individual meetings or visits with prospective applicants due to the large numbers involved. If you are shortlisted for interview you will be invited to the Institute where you will learn about the philosophy, structure and delivery of the programme(s) including our aims and objectives. You will have the opportunity to view previous students’ academic and clinical work and to discuss your proposed studies and ambitions with an interview panel consisting of the Head of Department, Programme Director and Deputy Programme Director. You will also have the opportunity to talk to other staff and the current students and have a tour of the facilities.


The unit welcomes visits from prospective students. Appointments to visit should be made at least two months in advance.  Your visit will enable you to meet staff and discuss applications.  To make an appointment email edi.perioadmin@ucl.ac.uk 


The unit welcomes visits from prospective students.  Appointments to visit should be made at least 1 month in advance. Your visit will enable you to meet staff and to see both clinical and laboratory facilities. Appointments to visit should be made by emailing the department.


Endodontics Msc

A full-time, one year, or part-time, two year Master’s programme with a strong clinical bias.

Endodontology MClinDent

A full-time, two year, or part-time, four year Master's programme with a strong clinical bias.

Endodontology MClinDent (advanced training)

A full-time, three-year Master's programme is designed for international students.

Endodontic Practice PG Dip

A part-time, two-year programme designed for dentists wishing to enhance their  skills whilst continuing to work in practice.

Periodontology MClinDent

A full-time, three year Master’s programme which provides intensive knowledge of the basic principles of periodontal diseases, the management of advanced periodontal cases and the surgical components of implant dentistry.

Prosthodontics MClinDent (advanced training)

A full-time, three-year Master's programme.