Dr Duncan Wood

B.MedSci, PhD, Dip. Clinical Dental Technology

School of Clinical Dentistry

Senior University Teacher in Clinical Dental Technology

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Dr Duncan Wood
School of Clinical Dentistry
19 Claremont Crescent
S10 2TA

I joined the University of Sheffield in 1997 as teacher in Dental Technology. I completed my PhD in 2008 and went on to complete a Diploma in Clinical Dental Technology in 2013. I now teach both clinical and technical aspects of removable prosthodontics.

My main interests are in materials and manufacturing technologies for dental devices and in particular advanced manufacturing. I am also involved with several clinical evaluation projects for dental devices.

Research interests
  • High performance polymers for:
    • Indirect restorations
    • Removable prosthesis
    • Bi-laminate restorations
  • Advanced manufacturing of removable prosthesis

Journal articles

Research group
  • Saja Al-Muhsin
  • Omar Alsadon
  • Abdul Ziglam
Teaching activities
  • Dental Technology: Undergraduate BDS prosthetics, Indirect Restorations, CADCAM, Occlusion
  • Clinical Dental Technology: Undergraduate prosthetics
  • Dental Materials: Undergraduate
  • Digital Dentistry: Postgraduate
Professional activities
  • BDS Admissions Tutor
  • External Examiner for UCLAN
  • External consultancy and Dental Device Manufacturer


I teach undergraduate students the provision of complete dentures and the design and provision of removable partial dentures. I am currently involved in the evaluation of advanced manufactured devices clinically.