Dr Carol Tait

Clinical Senior Lecturer in Restorative Dentistry

Dentistry, School of Dentistry

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Contact

Email

C.M.E.Tait@dundee.ac.uk

Phone

+44 (0)1382 381656

Location

Dental School

Biography

Following an initial career in General Practice I worked as a Senior Clinician in Restorative Dentistry, University of Stellenbosch, SA and obtained and MDSc degree in 1998. I became a Lecturer in Endodontics/Honorary Specialist Registrar at the University of Dundee and was accepted onto the Endodontic Specialist list in 2004.

Since then I have worked three days a week at Edinburgh Dental Specialists, treating endodontic referrals from throughout Scotland. I work two days a week as a Senior Clinical Teacher in Endodontics at the University of Dundee where I coordinate and teach the undergraduate and MDSc programme. In addition to this I have given several postgraduate courses to General Dentists throughout Scotland.

Research

  • Microbiology of pulpal and periradicular disease and efficacy of canal disinfectants
  • Radicular cyst formation
  • Restoration of the endodontically treated tooth

Teaching

Undergraduate

  • Second Year: Introduction to Clinical Skills Course
  • Third Year: Introduction to Root Canal Treatment Course
  • Forth Year: Advanced Root Canal Treatment Course

Postgraduate

  • MDSc students: Endodontic module
  • Vocational trainees: Aberdeen, Perth and Dundee schemes
  • Section 63 Courses: Throughout Scotland