C D Lynch

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Affiliation: Cardiff University
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi Guidance on posterior resin composites: Academy of Operative Dentistry - European Section
    Christopher D Lynch
    School of Dentistry, College of Biomedical and Life Sciences, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK Electronic address
    J Dent 42:377-83. 2014
  2. doi Managing the phase-down of amalgam: part II. Implications for practising arrangements and lessons from Norway
    C D Lynch
    School of Dentistry, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
    Br Dent J 215:159-62. 2013
  3. doi Managing the phase-down of amalgam: Part I. Educational and training issues
    C D Lynch
    Reader Honorary Consultant in Restorative Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Cardiff University, Cardiff
    Br Dent J 215:109-13. 2013
  4. ncbi Current trends in community-based clinical teaching programs in U.K.and Ireland dental schools
    Christopher D Lynch
    School of Dentistry, Cardiff University, Heath Park, Cardiff, United Kingdom
    J Dent Educ 77:604-11. 2013
  5. doi Developing the continuum of dental education: including dental foundation trainers in the delivery of a community-based clinical teaching programme
    C D Lynch
    Restorative Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
    Br Dent J 213:517-21. 2012
  6. ncbi Repair or replacement of defective direct resin-based composite restorations: contemporary teaching in U.S. and Canadian dental schools
    Christopher D Lynch
    Restorative Dentistry, Tissue Engineering and Reparative Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Cardiff University, Heath Park, Cardiff, Wales
    J Am Dent Assoc 143:157-63. 2012
  7. ncbi Duties and training of dental nurses: how do Irish practices conform to European standards?
    C D Lynch
    Cardiff University School of Dentistry, Cardiff, UK
    Community Dent Health 25:98-102. 2008
  8. doi State-of-the-art techniques in operative dentistry: contemporary teaching of posterior composites in UK and Irish dental schools
    C D Lynch
    Restorative Dentistry, Tissue Engineering and Reparative Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Cardiff University, Heath Park, Cardiff, CF14 4XY
    Br Dent J 209:129-36. 2010
  9. ncbi Teaching posterior composite resin restorations in the United Kingdom and Ireland: consensus views of teachers
    C D Lynch
    Cardiff University School of Dentistry, UK
    Br Dent J 203:183-7. 2007
  10. ncbi Challenges to teaching posterior composites in the United Kingdom and Ireland
    C D Lynch
    Restorative Dentistry, Cardiff University School of Dentistry, Cardiff, UK
    Br Dent J 201:747-50. 2006

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Publications61

  1. doi Guidance on posterior resin composites: Academy of Operative Dentistry - European Section
    Christopher D Lynch
    School of Dentistry, College of Biomedical and Life Sciences, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK Electronic address
    J Dent 42:377-83. 2014
    ..Guidance, based on best available evidence, has been made in relation to certain aspects of resin composite placement techniques in posterior teeth. ..
  2. doi Managing the phase-down of amalgam: part II. Implications for practising arrangements and lessons from Norway
    C D Lynch
    School of Dentistry, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
    Br Dent J 215:159-62. 2013
    ..The benefits of such a transition are considered to be an important goal for dentistry in the UK. ..
  3. doi Managing the phase-down of amalgam: Part I. Educational and training issues
    C D Lynch
    Reader Honorary Consultant in Restorative Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Cardiff University, Cardiff
    Br Dent J 215:109-13. 2013
    ....
  4. ncbi Current trends in community-based clinical teaching programs in U.K.and Ireland dental schools
    Christopher D Lynch
    School of Dentistry, Cardiff University, Heath Park, Cardiff, United Kingdom
    J Dent Educ 77:604-11. 2013
    ..Overall, however, community-based clinical teaching was seen as part of the future of dental school education in many schools as an ideal way of preparing graduates for Dental Foundation Training and subsequent independent practice...
  5. doi Developing the continuum of dental education: including dental foundation trainers in the delivery of a community-based clinical teaching programme
    C D Lynch
    Restorative Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
    Br Dent J 213:517-21. 2012
    ....
  6. ncbi Repair or replacement of defective direct resin-based composite restorations: contemporary teaching in U.S. and Canadian dental schools
    Christopher D Lynch
    Restorative Dentistry, Tissue Engineering and Reparative Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Cardiff University, Heath Park, Cardiff, Wales
    J Am Dent Assoc 143:157-63. 2012
    ..The authors conducted a study to investigate the current teaching of such techniques in U.S. and Canadian dental schools...
  7. ncbi Duties and training of dental nurses: how do Irish practices conform to European standards?
    C D Lynch
    Cardiff University School of Dentistry, Cardiff, UK
    Community Dent Health 25:98-102. 2008
    ..The purpose of this paper is to describe the opinions and attitudes of dental nurses to their roles and suitability of training in one European member state, Ireland, where statutory registration has recently been introduced...
  8. doi State-of-the-art techniques in operative dentistry: contemporary teaching of posterior composites in UK and Irish dental schools
    C D Lynch
    Restorative Dentistry, Tissue Engineering and Reparative Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Cardiff University, Heath Park, Cardiff, CF14 4XY
    Br Dent J 209:129-36. 2010
    ..In light of such considerations, the aim of this study was to investigate current teaching of posterior composites in Irish and UK dental schools...
  9. ncbi Teaching posterior composite resin restorations in the United Kingdom and Ireland: consensus views of teachers
    C D Lynch
    Cardiff University School of Dentistry, UK
    Br Dent J 203:183-7. 2007
    ..This paper reports the consensus views of those present on guidelines for teaching posterior composite resin restorations to dental undergraduate students...
  10. ncbi Challenges to teaching posterior composites in the United Kingdom and Ireland
    C D Lynch
    Restorative Dentistry, Cardiff University School of Dentistry, Cardiff, UK
    Br Dent J 201:747-50. 2006
    ....
  11. doi Prosthodontic rehabilitation of hypophosphatasia using dental implants: a review of the literature and two case reports
    C D Lynch
    Tissue Engineering and Reparative Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
    J Oral Rehabil 36:462-8. 2009
    ..That latter patient's pattern of tooth loss as well as some histological and scanning electron microscopic findings of root cementum from the other case is also described...
  12. ncbi Endodontic treatment completion following emergency pulpectomy
    C D Lynch
    Cardiff University School of Dentistry, Heath Park, Cardiff CF14 4XY, UK
    Community Dent Health 27:114-7. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to examine subsequent patient attendance for completion of root canal treatment following pulpectomy procedures in a dental emergency unit...
  13. pmc Hunter-Schreger Band patterns in human tooth enamel
    Christopher D Lynch
    Tissue Engineering and Reparative Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Cardiff University, Heath Park, Cardiff, UK
    J Anat 217:106-15. 2010
    ....
  14. doi Attitudes of some European dental undergraduate students to the placement of direct restorative materials in posterior teeth
    C D Lynch
    Tissue Engineering and Reparative Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Cardiff University, UK
    J Oral Rehabil 37:916-26. 2010
    ..Large variations in restorative strategies among graduates must be considered as dental professionals can practice in all countries within the European Union...
  15. ncbi Effect of community-based clinical teaching programs on student confidence: a view from the United kingdom
    Christopher D Lynch
    School of Dentistry, Cardiff University, Heath Park, Cardiff, CF14 4XY, United Kingdom
    J Dent Educ 74:510-6. 2010
    ..Further work is needed to identify the benefits of this training on the clinical and professional development of young and recently graduated dentists...
  16. doi Teaching of direct posterior resin composite restorations in UK dental therapy training programmes
    C D Lynch
    Tissue Engineering and Reparative Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Cardiff University, Heath Park, Cardiff, UK
    Br Dent J 208:415-21. 2010
    ..A secondary aim was to identify differences in techniques for posterior composites taught within these dental therapy training programmes...
  17. ncbi Evaluation of a U.K. community-based clinical teaching/outreach program by former dental students two and five years after graduation
    Christopher D Lynch
    School of Dentistry, Cardiff University, Heath Park, Cardiff CF14 4XY, United Kingdom
    J Dent Educ 74:1146-52. 2010
    ..Further development of community-based clinical teaching/outreach training as part of dental school training programs is encouraged...
  18. ncbi Attitudes and use of rubber dam by Irish general dental practitioners
    C D Lynch
    Division of Adult Dental Health, School of Dentistry, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
    Int Endod J 40:427-32. 2007
    ..To investigate the attitudes towards and use of rubber dam by Irish general dental practitioners...
  19. doi The teaching of fixed partial dentures in undergraduate dental schools in Ireland and the United Kingdom
    C D Lynch
    Tissue Engineering and Reparative Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Cardiff University, Heath Park, UK
    J Oral Rehabil 37:908-15. 2010
    ....
  20. ncbi Trends in the placement of posterior composites in dental schools
    Christopher D Lynch
    Division of Adult Dental Health, Cardiff University School of Dentistry, Heath Park, Cardiff, UK
    J Dent Educ 71:430-4. 2007
    ..Dental schools have a responsibility to ensure that their curricula are evidence-based to best prepare their students to meet the needs and expectations of their future patients...
  21. ncbi Pierre Fauchard: the 'father of modern dentistry'
    C D Lynch
    Restorative Dentistry, Cardiff University School of Dentistry, Cardiff, UK
    Br Dent J 201:779-81. 2006
    ..This paper reviews his life and contribution to modern dentistry...
  22. doi Preparing dental students for careers as independent dental professionals: clinical audit and community-based clinical teaching
    C D Lynch
    Restorative Dentistry, Tissue Engineering and Reparative Dentistry, Cardiff University, Cardiff
    Br Dent J 210:475-8. 2011
    ..The aim of this paper is to highlight how training in clinical audit has been successfully embedded in the community-based clinical teaching programme at Cardiff...
  23. doi Student perspectives and opinions on their experience at an undergraduate outreach dental teaching centre at Cardiff: a 5-year study
    C D Lynch
    Tissue Engineering and Reparative Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
    Eur J Dent Educ 14:12-6. 2010
    ..A purpose-built undergraduate dental outreach-training centre was opened in Cardiff in 2002. The aim of this paper is to report student perspectives and opinions on their experience at this unit over a 5-year period...
  24. doi Gabriel-Philippe de la Hire and the discovery of Hunter-Schreger bands
    C D Lynch
    School of Dentistry, Cardiff, UK
    Br Dent J 209:461-5. 2010
    ..This article reviews the contribution of de la Hire, as well as that of Fauchard, Hunter and Schreger, to the early recognition among the scientific community of what would now be referred to as 'enamel microstructure'...
  25. ncbi Minimally invasive management of dental caries: contemporary teaching of posterior resin-based composite placement in U.S. and Canadian dental schools
    Christopher D Lynch
    Restorative Dentistry, Tissue Engineering and Reparative Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Cardiff University, Heath Park, Cardiff, CF14 4XY, Wales, UK
    J Am Dent Assoc 142:612-20. 2011
    ..The authors investigated current teaching of the placement of posterior resin-based composites in U.S. and Canadian dental schools...
  26. doi Evaluation of a community-based clinical teaching programme by current and former student dental therapists and dental hygienists: a pilot investigation
    C D Lynch
    Restorative Dentistry, Tissue Engineering and Reparative Dentistry, Cardiff University, Cardiff, CF14 4XY
    Br Dent J 210:481-5. 2011
    ....
  27. doi The teaching of implant dentistry in undergraduate dental schools in the United Kingdom and Ireland
    L D Addy
    Cardiff University Dental Hospital, Heath Park, Heath, Cardiff, CF14 4XY
    Br Dent J 205:609-14. 2008
    ..The paper also aims to assess the attitudes of dental school educators in relation to future trends in dental implant training for dental undergraduates...
  28. doi Ready for practice? A study of confidence levels of final year dental students at Cardiff University and University College Cork
    J Honey
    School of Dentistry, Cardiff University, Heath Park, Cardiff, UK
    Eur J Dent Educ 15:98-103. 2011
    ....
  29. doi Attitudes of final year dental students to the use of rubber dam
    S Mala
    School of Dentistry, Cardiff University, UK
    Int Endod J 42:632-8. 2009
    ..To investigate the attitudes of final year dental students in Wales and Ireland to the use of rubber dam...
  30. doi Attitudes of final-year dental students to bleaching of vital and non-vital teeth in Cardiff, Cork, and Malmö
    S Hatherell
    School of Dentistry, Cardiff University Tissue Engineering and Reparative Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
    J Oral Rehabil 38:263-9. 2011
    ..Variations exist in the attitudes and approaches of three European dental schools towards bleaching. Dental students need to be best prepared to meet the needs of their future patients...
  31. doi Quality of communication and master impressions for the fabrication of cobalt chromium removable partial dentures in general dental practice in England, Ireland and Wales in 2009
    G P Kilfeather
    Vocational Dental Trainee, c o School of Dentistry, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
    J Oral Rehabil 37:300-5. 2010
    ..This finding is in breach of relevant contemporary legal and ethical guidance. There are also concerns in relation to the fabrication process for this form of prosthesis, particularly, in relation to consideration of occlusal schemes...
  32. ncbi Trends in dental education in the Persian Gulf--an example from Iran: contemporary placement of posterior composites
    Mostafa Sadeghi
    Cardiff University School of Dentistry, Heath Park, Cardiff, UK
    Eur J Prosthodont Restor Dent 17:182-7. 2009
    ....
  33. doi Embedding implants in undergraduate dental education
    R McAndrew
    Applied Clinical Research and Public Health, Cardiff University, Heath Park, Cardiff, UK
    Br Dent J 208:9-10. 2010
    ..This short article makes some recommendations as well as detailing some challenges and barriers that need to be overcome if implant dentistry is to be successfully embedded in an undergraduate dental curriculum...
  34. ncbi The teaching of removable partial dentures in Ireland and the United Kingdom
    C D Lynch
    Division of Adult Dental Health, Cardiff University School of Dentistry, Heath Park, Cardiff, Wales CF14 4XY
    Br Dent J 203:E17. 2007
    ..The aim of this paper is to investigate methods employed for teaching removable partial dentures in dental schools in Ireland and the United kingdom...
  35. doi Quality of prescription and fabrication of single-unit crowns by general dental practitioners in Wales
    S J Jenkins
    School of Dentistry, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
    J Oral Rehabil 36:150-6. 2009
    ....
  36. doi Hunter-Schreger Band patterns and their implications for clinical dentistry
    C D Lynch
    Senior Lecturer Consultant in Restorative Dentistry, Tissue Engineering and Reparative Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Heath Park, Cardiff, UK
    J Oral Rehabil 38:359-65. 2011
    ..It appears that certain aspects of HSB packing densities and distributions have beneficial roles in enamel bonding. Hunter-Schreger Band patterns seem to passively facilitate conditions such as abfraction and cracked tooth syndrome...
  37. ncbi Placement of posterior composite restorations in United Kingdom dental practices: techniques, problems, and attitudes
    Alan S M Gilmour
    Cardiff University School of Dentistry, Health Park, Cardiff, UK
    Int Dent J 59:148-54. 2009
    ..To investigate the range of techniques used by U.K. general dental practitioners when placing posterior composites, their attitudes and opinions and problems encountered...
  38. doi Teaching of the repair of defective composite restorations in Scandinavian dental schools
    I R Blum
    Restorative Dentistry, University of Bristol Dental School and Hospital, Bristol, UK
    J Oral Rehabil 39:210-6. 2012
    ..This may influence the practising habits of dentists graduating from these schools when considering treatment options for defective composite restorations...
  39. doi Teaching of direct composite restoration repair in undergraduate dental schools in the United Kingdom and Ireland
    I R Blum
    Restorative Dentistry, University of Bristol Dental School and Hospital, Bristol, UK
    Eur J Dent Educ 16:e53-8. 2012
    ....
  40. ncbi Quality of master impressions and related materials for fabrication of complete dentures in the UK
    A O Al-Ahmar
    Cardiff University School of Dentistry, Cardiff, UK
    J Oral Rehabil 35:111-5. 2008
    ..Dental practitioners should aim to provide their patients with high-quality prostheses by observing best clinical practice at all times...
  41. doi Tooth preparation for rest seats for cobalt-chromium removable partial dentures completed by general dental practitioners
    J A Rice
    School of Dentistry, Cardiff University, Heath Park, Cardiff, UK
    J Oral Rehabil 38:72-8. 2011
    ..The rest seat preparations varied greatly in all planes including the interocclusal clearance. Further emphasis should be given to aspects of denture design in undergraduate and continuing education programmes for dentists...
  42. doi The effect of disposable infection control barriers and physical damage on the power output of light curing units and light curing tips
    R McAndrew
    School of Dentistry, Cardiff University, Heath Park, Cardiff, Wales, CF14 4XY, UK
    Br Dent J 210:E12. 2011
    ....
  43. doi Growth Factor Liberation and DPSC Response Following Dentine Conditioning
    L Sadaghiani
    Oral and Biomedical Sciences, School of Dentistry, College of Biomedical and Life Sciences, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
    J Dent Res 95:1298-307. 2016
    ..These findings take crucial steps in informing clinical practice on dentine-conditioning protocols as far as treatment of operatively exposed dentine in teeth with vital pulps is concerned. ..
  44. ncbi Embedding implant dentistry into the undergraduate dental curriculum
    R McAndrew
    School of Dentistry, Cardiff University, Heath Park, Cardiff
    Eur J Prosthodont Restor Dent 18:31-2. 2010
    ..This short article makes some recommendations as well as detailing some challenges and barriers that need to be overcome if implant dentistry is to be successfully embedded in an undergraduate dental curriculum...
  45. doi Treatment planning for replacing missing teeth in UK general dental practice: current trends
    P M Patel
    School of Dentistry, Heath Park, Cardiff, UK
    J Oral Rehabil 37:509-17. 2010
    ..It appears that funding arrangements may have an impact on treatments offered to replace missing teeth, particularly under the current NHS contract...
  46. ncbi The influence of coronal restoration type on the survival of endodontically treated teeth
    Christopher D Lynch
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, University Dental School and Hospital, Wilton, Cork, Ireland
    Eur J Prosthodont Restor Dent 12:171-6. 2004
    ..Loss of endodontically treated teeth occurred more often with those restored with temporary restorations (34.5%) than other restoration types (p<0.05)...
  47. ncbi The National Dental Nurse Training Programme of Ireland
    Christopher D Lynch
    Dublin Dental Hospital
    J Ir Dent Assoc 49:139-41. 2003
    ..The purpose of this article is to bring this training programme to the attention of Irish dental practitioners...
  48. ncbi Opinions of Irish dental practitioners on dental nurse training
    Christopher D Lynch
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, University Dental School and Hospital, Wilton, Cork
    J Ir Dent Assoc 49:90-4. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the opinions of Irish dental practitioners on dental nurse training...
  49. ncbi Early surface microhardness of a resin composite exposed to a pulse-delayed curing exposure: a comparison of a tungsten halogen and a plasma arc lamp, in vitro
    Noel J Ray
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, National University of Ireland, Cork
    Eur J Prosthodont Restor Dent 13:177-81. 2005
    ..However both lamps were capable of producing comparable surface hardness, with appropriate exposure protocols. The effect of increased tip-to-composite distance was generally not significant between the lamps for continuous exposure...
  50. ncbi An audit of the quality of root canal treatments performed by undergraduate dental students on single-rooted teeth in Glasgow dental hospital and school
    Louise K Pettigrew
    Glasgow Dental Hospital and School, Scotland
    Eur J Prosthodont Restor Dent 15:72-6. 2007
    ....
  51. ncbi Teaching the use of resin composites in Canadian dental schools: how do current educational practices compare with North American trends?
    Christopher D Lynch
    Department of RestorativeDentistry, University Dental School and Hospital, Wilton, Cork, Ireland
    J Can Dent Assoc 72:321. 2006
    ..As noted in surveys of other countries, variation among Canadian teaching programs was found to persist in relation to techniques and technologies used...
  52. ncbi Teaching the placement of posterior resin-based composite restorations in U.S. dental schools
    Christopher D Lynch
    University Dental School and Hospital, Wilton, Cork, Ireland
    J Am Dent Assoc 137:619-25. 2006
    ..In light of the increased use of and demand for posterior resin-based composite restorations in dental practice, the authors investigated U.S. dental schools' current teaching with regard to placement of posterior composite restorations...
  53. ncbi A survey of chrome-cobalt RPD design in Ireland
    Christopher D Lynch
    Registrar in Restorative Dentistry, Department of Restorative Dentistry, National University of Ireland, Cork
    Int J Prosthodont 16:362-4. 2003
    ....
  54. ncbi In vitro study of surface microhardness of a resin composite exposed to a quartz-halogen lamp
    Orla Coffey
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, National University of Ireland, Cork, Ireland
    Quintessence Int 35:795-800. 2004
    ..5-mm depth) cured using a quartz-halogen activation lamp. Additionally, to determine the conditions appropriate to achieve optimized bottom/top hardness ratios...
  55. ncbi The use of microabrasion to remove discolored enamel: a clinical report
    Christopher D Lynch
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, National University of Ireland, Cork
    J Prosthet Dent 90:417-9. 2003
    ..A more conservative treatment option, enamel microabrasion, may be indicated in certain clinical scenarios. The purpose of this clinical report is to describe the use of enamel microabrasion for a patient with discolored anterior teeth...
  56. ncbi Quality of materials supplied to dental laboratories for the fabrication of cobalt chromium removable partial dentures in Ireland
    Christopher D Lynch
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, University Dental School and Hospital, Wilton, Cork, Ireland
    Eur J Prosthodont Restor Dent 11:176-80. 2003
    ..The quality of clinical information examined was found to be less than adequate...
  57. ncbi Surface microhardness of a resin composite exposed to a "first-generation" LED curing lamp, in vitro
    Pauraic Keogh
    Eur J Prosthodont Restor Dent 12:177-80. 2004
    ..A minimum exposure of 40 secs is appropriate to optimise microhardness parameters for the combination of resin composite and lamp investigated...
  58. ncbi Trends in indirect dentistry: 7. Communicating design features for fixed and removable prostheses
    Christopher D Lynch
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, National University of Ireland, Cork, Ireland
    Dent Update 32:502-4, 506, 508-10. 2005
    ..Failure to communicate design features effectively can lead to errors in the fabrication of prostheses, or in the production of prostheses with a potential to cause damage to oral structures...
  59. ncbi Attitudes of undergraduate dental students to the use of rubber dam
    Christopher D Lynch
    J Ir Dent Assoc 53:118. 2007
  60. ncbi Surface microhardness of a resin composite exposed to pulse-delayed plasma arc lamp irradiation, in vitro
    Audrey Hickey
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, National University of Ireland, Cork, Ireland
    Eur J Prosthodont Restor Dent 10:107-11. 2002
    ..Increasing the irradiation distance yielded a progressive and significant decrease in microhardness number...
  61. ncbi Surface microhardness of a resin composite: a comparison of a tungsten halogen and a LED light curing unit, in vitro
    Noel J Ray
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, National University of Ireland, Cork
    Eur J Prosthodont Restor Dent 14:7-12. 2006
    ..Immediate finishing (1 h) was more appropriate to the use of the LED LCU (with adequate exposure time). The effect of elapsed time after exposure on microhardness was more pronounced with the QTH LCU...