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Institute of Dentistry - Barts and The London

Mr Leon Bassi, Dip Paed Dent, Dip DT, Dip DH


Tutor Dental Therapist

Telephone: +44 (0) 20 7882 6343
Room Number: Office 4, Floor 4, Institute of Dentistry


Leon graduated with distinction as both a Dental Therapist and Dental Hygienist from Queen Mary University (Bart’s) and the London Dental School, receiving academic and clinical prizes.

 Since graduation, Leon has worked within Community and Hospital services as well Specialist Private practice – Leon also provides treatment under inhalation sedation within the hospital setting 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 another research interest; child anxiety and the impact of this on sedation services. Leon is an active member of BSDHT – Leon has previously held the position of London regional rep for BSHDT. Leon now sits on the publication committee for BSDHT. Leon Currently splits his time between academia and clinical practice. Leon has nurtured strong relationships with industry partners. Leon was recently awarded a research grant to research caries diagnosis awareness amongst dental professionals. Leon is currently working towards a post graduate diploma in Paediatric dentistry with the Royal College of surgeons of Edinburgh.





Please provide your research interests, notable achievements etc.

Leon research interests are Caries diagnosis and Child dental anxiety. Leon has presented Scientific Poster presentations at both international and National conferences. Leon has recently been awarded a research grant from the Oral and   Dental Research Trust 2018 Robin Davies Colgate DCP Research award.




Leon is involved in undergraduate and postgrduate teaching.