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Institute of Dentistry - Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Dr Swati Nehete, BDS MSc MFDS RCS(Eng) FHEA


Clinical Senior Lecturer in Restorative Dentistry Assessment Lead

Telephone: +44 (0) 20 7882 8644
Room Number: Office 3, Floor 4, Institute of Dentistry


2016 FHEA Fellow of the Higher Education Academy UK

2010 Cert Learning and Teaching Faculty of London Deanery

2005 Cert Learning and Teaching Faculty of London Deanery

2004 MFDS RCS England Royal College of Surgeons of England

2004 (IQE Examinations) Registration with the General Dental Council

2001 MSc, Eastman Dental Institute, University of London

1996 Bachelor of Dental Surgery, University of Bombay (Mumbai)

Centre: Centre for Teaching and Innovation


Dr Swati Nehete qualified from Government Dental College and Hospital Mumbai in 1996 with BDS.  She completed an MSc in Prosthetics in 2001 at the Eastman Dental Institute with an in vitro research project studying the effect of physiological dental movements on screws within implant prostheses.

She was appointed in 2004 and is currently a Senior Clinical Lecturer in Restorative Dentistry at the Institute of Dentistry. Her interests relate to education and assessment and has various roles in this arena.   She is the Academic Lead for Year 4 Assessment in addition to being Lead for Case presentations in Years 3, 4 and 5 BDS components.  She is the Lead for Treatment Planning Theme for Years 3, 4, 5 BDS, and Lead for Lifelong Learning for Years 1 – 5 BDS.

She is the QMUL BDA Health and Safety Representative and represents the BDA at the QMUL Health and Safety Advisory Group since 2010. She is a trained Mental Health First Aider, Dignity Disclosure Officer and a member of the Staff Wellbeing and Support Group.

She has participated in IQE, ORE and LDS registration examinations. She is currently the lead for Dental Manikin component of the LDS examination.  She is an elected member of council for the BSSPD.

She has an active interest in research relating to bioactive glasses and is a Clinical Advisor to BioMin Technologies.


Research Interests:

My current main research interests are in Temporomandibular Joint research and BioMin Bioactive glasses.  I am a Clinical Advisor to BioMin Technologies.

I have previous research experience in physiological masticatory forces and their influence on implant screw loosening.


A student and staff collaborative audit exploring the food and drinks available from a dental teaching hospital outlet
Mohindra, Amar V. K.; Jie, Joshua Goh Hua; Lim, Li Ying; Mehta, Sanket; Davies, Janet; Pettigrew, Veryan; Woodhoo, Roy; Nehete, Swati; Muirhead, Vanessa
British Dental Journal (BDJ)

A clinical case study: Using a Strontium substituted bioactive glass - Stronbone® - to fill alveolar
Robert Hill, Simon Rawlinson, Graham Davis and Swati Nehete, Shakeel Shahdad, Conference: 23rd
interdisciplinary research conference on biomaterials
Groupe de recherche interdisciplinaire sur les biomatériaux ostéo-articulaires injectables
(griboi) boston, usa, april 8th – 10th, 2013, at, volume: European cells
and materials vol. 28. Suppl. 1, 20 14 (page 51)

The temporomandibular opening index, report of headache and tmd, and implications for screening
in general practice: an initial study.
Miller VJ, Karic VV, Ofec R, Nehete SR, Smidt A. Quintessence int. 2014 jul-aug; 45(7):605-12

The temporomandibular opening index and condylar asymmetry in myogenous TMD
and non-TMD patients: Report of a pilot study.
Quin Karic VV1, Miller VJ, Nehete SR, Ofec R, Smidt A Quintessence Int. 2013 Jan; 44(1):e141-5.

Response of screwed implant joints to cyclical loading at 49th BSSPD, Millfield School, Somerset,
March 2002
Abstract published in European Journal of Prosthodontics and Restorative Dentistry
March 2002.

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