Dr Igor Blum

Head, Department of Integrated Clinical Care

Igor Blum
Year Qualified

1995

Qualifications

DDS, PhD, Dr Med Dent, MSc, MFDSRCS (Eng), MFDSRCS (Edin), FFGDP (UK), FDS (Rest Dent), RCS (Eng), PGCHE, FHEA, LLM (Medico-Legal)

Specialty

Restorative Dentistry, Prosthodontics,Periodontics

Special Interests
  • Clinical primary dental care
  • Critical appraisal of scientific literature
  • Healthcare law
  • Hypodontia and other dental developmental anomalies
  • Minimally invasive dentistry
  • Restorative rehabilitation of patients with oral cancer
  • The combined orthodontic and restorative management of patients presenting with complex malocclusions
Biography

Dr Blum is a Consultant and Honorary Senior Lecturer in Restorative Dentistry. He is a General Dental Council (UK) registered Specialist in Prosthodontics, Periodontics, Endodontics and Restorative Dentistry.

Dr Blum is the Director of the Maurice Wohl Dental Centre, which is the London-based outreach facility for final year dental students of King's College London Dental Institute. Dr Blum is Head of Department of Integrated Clinical Care at King's College Hospital Dental Institute.

Dr Blum has lectured widely, both nationally and internationally. He is the author of over 35 papers in peer-reviewed journals, five book chapters, and he is on the editorial board for the Journal of Dentistry, Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry and the Journal of Restorative Dentistry. In addition, he is Editor-in-Chief of the Primary Dental Journal, published by the Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. Dr Blum is an examiner for various postgraduate dental qualifications at the Royal College of Surgeons of England and the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.

Dr Blum is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (UK) and is Visiting Professor at the Faculty of Dentistry of the University of Debrecen, Hungary.

Professional Memberships
  • British Dental Association
  • British Society of Prosthodontics
  • General Dental Council
  • MDDUS
  • Member of Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • Royal College of Surgeons of England
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