Dr Peter Arrow – ADOHTA 2021

Dr Peter Arrow

Presentation Title:
Is there a role for Minimally Invasive Treatment approaches in managing Early Childhood Caries?Dental Graduate, University of Western Australia. Member Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons. Board of Studies, RACDS. Peter is a dental graduate of University of Western Australia and completed his postgraduate training in epidemiology in 1997. He is a registered dental public health specialist and a member of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons and is on the Board of Studies with the RACDS in the specialty of dental public health. The majority of his professional career has been as a dental clinician, working in public dental services. He is engaged more fully in research for the past decade, initially with the University of Adelaide and now with Dental Health Services in WA and holds adjunct appointments at both the University of Adelaide and the University of Western Australia. His principal research interests are in the public health approaches to manage oral diseases in children, minimally invasive interventions in children, child oral health related quality of life, developmental defects of enamel, and in reducing the inequities in oral health between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and the rest of Australia. He has won competitive grant funding to support his research and has published widely in his areas of research.

Peter will present with other members of his team:

  • Susan Piggott, Jane King and Deborah Arrow who are dental therapists,
  • Di Winston and Ann McCann who are dental clinic assistants, and
  • Sheryl Carter who is a research assistant