Research Profile

Siobhan Lucey

Biography

Dr Siobhán Lucey is a Lecturer and Specialist in Paediatric Dentistry in the Cork University Dental School and Hospital. Following graduation from UCC, Dr Lucey completed specialist training in Paediatric Dentistry in the Edinburgh Dental Institute and graduated from the University of Edinburgh with a Masters in Clinical Dentistry. She obtained her Membership in Paediatric Dentistry from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2013. 
Dr Lucey subsequently spent time working in specialist practice in Ireland, before taking up her current post in 2018. She has successfully completed the Diploma in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education with UCC. She is enrolled as a PhD candidate with UCC, and her doctoral work will explore the impact of learning spaces in dental education. She is President of the Irish Society of Paediatric Dentistry for 2020/21. Dr Lucey is passionate about the oral health of children and is committed to excellence in teaching and learning in oral health education. 

Research Interests

Dental education, particularly in the area of oral healthcare for young children
Blended learning approaches 
Impact of learning spaces, both virtual and physical, on student experience
The experience of the child dental patient

Research Grants

 ProjectFunding
Body
Start DateEnd DateAward
Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Paediatric Dentistry through Community-Based Dental EducationNational Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education01-JAN-1931-MAY-21€2,000.00

Publications

Peer Reviewed Journals

 YearPublication
(2015)'Degree of conversion of resin-based materials cured with dual-peak or single-peak LED light-curing units'
Lucey SM, Santini A, Roebuck EM. (2015) 'Degree of conversion of resin-based materials cured with dual-peak or single-peak LED light-curing units'. International Journal of Paediatric Dentistry, 25 (2):93-102 [DOI] [Details]
(2012)'A pilot improvement project in hospital-based oral healthcare: improving caries risk assessment documentation'
Keightley AJ, Lucey SM, Leitch J, Lloyd RC, Campbell C. (2012) 'A pilot improvement project in hospital-based oral healthcare: improving caries risk assessment documentation'. British Dental Journal, 212 (2) [DOI] [Details]
(2010)'Effect of pre-heating on the viscosity and microhardness of a resin composite'
Lucey S, Lynch CD, Ray NJ, Burke FM, Hannigan A. (2010) 'Effect of pre-heating on the viscosity and microhardness of a resin composite'. Journal of Oral Rehabilitation, 37 :278-282 [DOI] [Details]
(2009)'Case report: Cone-beam CT imaging in the management of a double tooth'
Lucey S, Heath N, Welbury RR, Wright G. (2009) 'Case report: Cone-beam CT imaging in the management of a double tooth'. European Archives of Paediatric Dentistry, 10 (Suppl 1) :49-53 [Details]

Conference Publications

 YearPublication
(2020)IAPD20 Virtual
Brosnan S, Sleeman D, Lucey S, Fitzgibbon J, Parry J. (2020) Congenital granular cell epulis of the newborn – case report IAPD20 Virtual [Details]
(2019)International Association for Dental Research (Irish Division) Annual Conference
Alfardan L, Lucey SM. (2019) The dental workforce of tomorrow: career intentions of undergraduate students International Association for Dental Research (Irish Division) Annual Conference [Details]
(2019)Learning Connections 2019: Spaces, People, Practice
Lucey SM, Burke FM, Supple B, Foley JI (2019) Learning Spaces in Community-Based Dental Education . In: Briony Supple, Tom Delahunty eds. Learning Connections 2019: Spaces, People, Practice Cork, , 05-DEC-19 - 06-DEC-19 , pp.80-84   [Details]
(2013)British Society of Paediatric Dentistry Annual Scientific Meeting 2013
Lucey SM, Harley KE. (2013) Restorative management of a neglected dentition in the present of amelogenesis imperfecta British Society of Paediatric Dentistry Annual Scientific Meeting 2013 Edinburgh, [Details]
(2012)British Society of Paediatric Dentistry Annual Scientific Meeting 2012
Lucey SM, Santini A, Anderson NH, Roebuck EM, Miletic V. (2012) The influence of TPO on the degree of conversion of resin-based composites British Society of Paediatric Dentistry Annual Scientific Meeting 2012 Newcastle, [Details]
(2010)Congress of the European Academy of Paediatric Dentistry 2010
Lucey SM, Cowie H, Sood S, Srinivasan V. (2010) Audit of paediatric dental GA assessment protocol Congress of the European Academy of Paediatric Dentistry 2010 Harrowgate, , pp.34-34 [Details]
(2009)British Society of Paediatric Dentistry Annual Scientific Meeting 2009
Keightley A, Lucey S, Campbell C. (2009) Improving caries risk assessment and preventive care standards: a longitudinal clinical audit British Society of Paediatric Dentistry Annual Scientific Meeting 2009 , pp.5-5 [Details]

Book Reviews

 YearPublication
(2010)Sleep Medicine for Dentists.
Lucey S (2010) Sleep Medicine for Dentists. Book Reviews [Details]
(2009)Case Reports in Pediatric Dentistry.
Lucey S (2009) Case Reports in Pediatric Dentistry. Book Reviews [Details]

Review Articles

 YearPublication
(2009)Oral health promotion initiated during pregnancy successful in reducing early childhood caries.
Lucey SM (2009) Oral health promotion initiated during pregnancy successful in reducing early childhood caries. Evidence-based Dentistry: Review Articles [DOI] [Details]

Professional Activities

Honours and Awards

 YearTitleAwarding Body
2012Young Researcher of the Year British Society of Paediatric Dentistry
2009Community Dental Services Group Poster Prize British Dental Association
2008John Smith Medal Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
2007Ormco “A” Company Prize in Orthodontics University College Cork
2007Colgate Prize in Preventive Dentistry University College Cork
2006Costello Medal Irish Dental Association

Professional Associations

 AssociationFunctionFrom / To
Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh Member/
Irish Society of Dentistry for Children President/
British Society of Paediatric Dentistry Member/
Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland Affiliate Member/
Teachers Group of British Society of Paediatric Dentistry Member/
European Academy of Paediatric Dentistry Member/

Conference Contributions

 YearPublication
(2019)Irish Society of Dentistry for Children Annual Scientific Meeting,
Chandler L, Donnellan R, Hudy-Yuffa B, Lucey SM, O’Donoghue R. (2019) Silver diamine fluoride: the silver bullet for paediatric dentistry?. [Oral Presentation], Irish Society of Dentistry for Children Annual Scientific Meeting, Portlaoise . [Details]
(2019)Irish Society of Dentistry for Children Annual Scientific Meeting,
McCarthy C, Lucey S, Parry J. (2019) The use of ICON to improve aesthetics of anterior white capacities in a fourteen year old patient. [Oral Presentation], Irish Society of Dentistry for Children Annual Scientific Meeting, Portlaoise . [Details]
(2019)International Association for Dental Research (Irish Division) Annual Conference,
O’Dwyer S, Crowley M, Brady P, Lucey S. (2019) Decoronation: treatment of a tooth undergoing replacement resorption. [Poster Presentation], International Association for Dental Research (Irish Division) Annual Conference, Cork . [Details]
(2019)British Society of Paediatric Dentistry Annual Conference,
McCarthy C, Parry J, Lucey S, Beecher T, Harding M. (2019) Development of questionnaire assessing acceptability of the Hall Technique using focus groups. [Poster Presentation], British Society of Paediatric Dentistry Annual Conference, Birmingham . [Details]
(2018)Irish Society of Dentistry for Children Annual Scientific Meeting,
Chia D, O’Sullivan A, Harding M & Lucey SM. (2018) Casein phosphopeptide-amorphous calcium phosphate (CPP-ACP): Where are we now?. [Oral Presentation], Irish Society of Dentistry for Children Annual Scientific Meeting, Portlaoise . [Details]
(2013)British Society of Paediatric Dentistry Annual Scientific Meeting,
Lucey SM, Harley KE. (2013) Restorative management of a neglected dentition in the present of amelogenesis imperfecta. [Oral Presentation], British Society of Paediatric Dentistry Annual Scientific Meeting, Edinburgh . [Details]
(2012)British Society of Paediatric Dentistry Annual Scientific Meeting,
Lucey SM, Santini A, Roebuck EM. (2012) The influence of TPO on the degree of conversion of resin-based composites. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], British Society of Paediatric Dentistry Annual Scientific Meeting, Newcastle . [Details]
(2010)Congress of the European Academy of Paediatric Dentistry 2010,
Lucey SM, Cowie H, Sood S, Srinivasan V. (2010) Audit of paediatric dental GA assessment protocol. [Oral Presentation], Congress of the European Academy of Paediatric Dentistry 2010, Harrowgate . [Details]
(2009)British Dental Association Community Dental Services Group Conference,
Lucey SM, Szuster J. (2009) An audit of the measures put in place in 2008 that improved access to dental treatment for adult patients in Forth Valley. [Poster Presentation], British Dental Association Community Dental Services Group Conference, Glasgow . [Details]

Committees

 CommitteeFunctionFrom / To
Mná - UCC Women's Network Member/
Irish Society of Dentistry for Children President2016 /

Employment

 EmployerPositionFrom / To
University College Cork Specialist Lecturer in Paediatric Dentistry08-JAN-18 / 07-JAN-19
NHS Lothian Senior House Officer01-AUG-09 / 31-MAY-10
NHS Lothian Specialty Registrar in Paediatric Dentistry01-JUN-10 / 30-NOV-13
NHS Lothian Vocational Dental Practitioner01-AUG-07 / 31-JUL-08
NHS Lothian Dental Foundation Trainee01-AUG-08 / 31-JUL-09
Specialist Practice Paediatric Dentist08-DEC-13 / 07-JAN-19

Education

 YearInstitutionQualificationSubject
2007University College Cork BDS (NUI)Dentistry
2010Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh Membership of Faculty of Dental SurgeryDentistry
2012University of Edinburgh Masters in Clinical DentistryPaediatric Dentistry
2020University College Cork Postgraduate DiplomaTeaching and Learning in Higher Education
2013Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh Membership in Paediatric DentistryPaediatric Dentistry

Outreach Activities

 Description

Coordinated a child-friendly, interactive, oral health table demonstration as part of official open day of the Crann Centre, Ballincollig; the services of the centre are focused on, but not limited to, people who have Spina Bifida, Hydrocephalus, Muscular Dystrophy, Cerebral Palsy, Childhood stroke and Spinal Cord Injury and their families.

Oral Health: Let’s Get Personal This event will be an exploration of oral health and what it means in the context of our overall health and well-being. Together, we will consider how we can achieve good oral health, in conjunction with the dental team. The theme will be further explored through an art experience which will stimulate personal reflection and provide inspiration for individual action.

Other Activities

 Description

Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland Specialty Paediatric Dentistry Lecture Series; April 2019

Examiner for Diploma in Paediatric Dentistry with the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

Presenter at regional Irish Dental Association Branch Meetings and local Cork University Dental School and Hospital Lecture Series. 

Coordinated and co-taught a hands-on practical course for general dental practitioners on management of carious primary teeth. 

Completed the Aurora Programme, Advance HE's leadership development initiative for women

Teaching Activities

Teaching Interests

Paediatric Dentistry
Preventive Dentistry
Research-led, research-oriented, research-based and research-informed teaching
Integrated Learning
Teaching for Understanding
Scholarship of Teaching & Learning
Impact of learning spaces

Modules Taught

 Term (ID))TitleLinkSubject
2021Introduction to Oral Health and Development I OH4003Introduction to Oral Health and Development I

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