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Professor Patrick Finbarr Allen


Dean, NUS Faculty of Dentistry

Chair, University Dental Cluster, National University Hospital

Director, National University Centre for Oral Health, Singapore


Professor Patrick Finbarr Allen is a Prosthodontist by training and has a particular interest in oral rehabilitation of older adults and gerodontology.  He is Dean of the NUS Faculty of Dentistry and a Senior Consultant at the University Dental Cluster, National University Hospital.


Professor Allen’s research interests are in the area of quality of life, geriatric oral health services research and clinical studies to determine the functional and psycho-social impact of oral rehabilitation on older adults.  He has published in excess of 110 peer reviewed scientific journal articles and received the Distinguished Scientist Award for Geriatric Oral Health Research from the International Association for Dental Research in 2011.