Leon Bassi

Elected Council Member

Leon graduated with distinction as both a Dental Therapist and Hygienist from Queen Mary University - Barts and the London Dental School, receiving academic and clinical prizes.

Since graduation, Leon previously worked in the Community Dental and hospital services. Leon continues to work within a consultant led service at Barts NHS trust in Whitechapel East London; as well in Academia and Private practice.

Leon has presented scientific Poster presentations at both national and international level. His research interest is using the ICCMS caries prevention tool kit with the primary dentition. Leon has a keen interest in anxiety levels in preschool children receiving inhalation sedation. Leon has published articles in the peer reviewed journals of the British society of Dental Hygienists and Therapists(BSHDT) Leon sits on the editorial board for BSDHT as well as being elected council member for the society. Leon sits on publications committee for BSDHT, and thoroughly enjoys his roles within the society. Leon was a recipient of a Robin Davies DCP Colgate award in 2018.

Leon has undertaken post graduate training in inhalation sedation. Leon was one of 7 candidates to undertake the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh Diploma In Paediatric Dentistry for Dental Therapists in 2018.

Leon was elected onto BSDHT Executive Team in January 2020.



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