Richard Moore

Richard Moore
University of Leeds · Academic Department of Oral Surgery

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Introduction
Richard Moore currently works at the School of Dentistry, University of Leeds. Richard is a Lecturer and Specialist in Oral Surgery. His interests lie within undergraduate and postgraduate training and education in oral surgery. Richard is currently undertaking his PhD research focussing on referral behaviours of practitioners with regards to oral surgery and managed clinical networks.

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Publications (27)
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Introduction Patients referred from primary dental care to hospital-based specialists in high volumes can contribute to significant NHS service pressures. Surprisingly, little is understood about what contributes to referral factors.Aims To gain new insight into the referral factors from primary dental care by interrogating the tri-speciality West...
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Aims: This study aimed to use the electronic Referral Management System (eRMS) oral surgery data across multiple sites in England to evaluate the service over a 34-month period in relation to:1. Pre and post pandemic referral rates in oral surgery2. Examining the data for signs of inequality in obtaining a referral for oral surgery.3. The impact on...
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The aim was to develop a clinical instructional video to increase the self‐reported confidence levels of dental undergraduates in different aspects of using a luxator. Distribution of a questionnaire allowed fourth‐ and final‐year dental students (N=165) at the University of Leeds to report their confidence in different aspects of luxator use. Afte...
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Introduction Post-operative nerve injury following mandibular third molar (M3M) potentially impacts a significant number of patients. A lack of consensus for the management of trigeminal nerve injuries exists. It is important to know how clinicians manage these injuries, and how confidently. Methods A 16-question online survey using SurveyMonkey w...
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Introduction: Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) was declared a global pandemic on 11 March 2020, and all routine dental care in England was suspended on 25 March 2020. Oral surgeons typically continued their roles due to the requirement of surgical expertise in the management of urgent care. Aims: To survey the British Association of Oral Surgeons'...
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Background: Alveolar osteitis (AO) is a poorly understood, common, painful complication following exodontia. It is sometimes managed by inappropriate prescription of antibiotics which contributes to the global threat of antimicrobial resistance. Use of intra-alveolar chlorhexidine also presents a serious risk of anaphylaxis to the patient. Object...
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There are an abundance of digital simulation technologies available to support the delivery of dental education, but questions of how to best use these systems to maximize pedagogical benefit abound. To better understand the state-of-art, dental educators from across Europe were invited to a workshop in Leeds, England to reflect on how they use sim...
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Presentation discussing referral data for a 3 year period relating to primary care referrals to Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine and Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery in West Yorkshire.
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Aim Coronavirus disease, caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS‐CoV‐2), originated in December 2019 from Wuhan, China. This virus has spread worldwide, with over 16 million cases and over 650,000 deaths. The novel coronavirus disease (COVID‐19) has resulted in significant impact on the livelihoods of the British public and...
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Objectives Causes of subcutaneous emphysema (SE) following dental treatment have changed with new operative techniques and equipment. This review demonstrates the frequency and aetiology of SE to inform prevention strategies for reducing SE occurrences.Methods A systematic search of Medline, Embase and PubMed databases identified 135 cases of SE wh...
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Abstract Objectives Causes of subcutaneous emphysema (SE) following dental treatment have changed with new operative techniques and equipment. This review demonstrates the frequency and aetiology of SE to inform prevention strategies for reducing SE occurrences. Methods A systematic search of Medline, Embase and PubMed databases identified 135 c...
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With high levels of anxiety among trainees, those with responsibility for training must enable a fair and flexible approach to assessment.
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Aim: There is conflicting evidence concerning the ability of recent graduates to meet the standards required in exodontia to be independent practitioners. In particular, there is a lack of confidence in surgical extractions. This study evaluated Foundation Trainee's confidence levels in their oral surgery experience and the teaching of oral surger...
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The objective of this narrative review was to identify and evaluate published international guidelines on mandibular third molars (M3M) and to assess their clinical scope and the validity of the recommendations. The search strategy used data obtained from a variety of sources including MEDLINE, national regulatory bodies, national dental and surgic...
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Formulation of a differential diagnosis with appropriate diagnostic tests is critical in day-to-day clinical practice. Many specialists or hospital-based practitioners in specialties such as oral medicine and oral surgery will be familiar with the use of surgical sieves and the term 'red flags' in their practice. However, it is the authors' experie...
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Complex oral surgery procedures are occurring more commonly in primary care, performed by both specialist oral surgeons and non-specialists/tier 2 providers. Practitioners in the UK are working in an increasingly litigious environment which is often at the forefront of a practitioner's mind and prevention of complaints and claims of negligence is v...
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Due to the sharp nature of luxators, knowledge of precise technique prior to using them on patients is paramount. At the School of Dentistry, University of Leeds, only 41% of undergraduates surveyed reported to have received education specific to luxator extraction technique (Brand et al., 2015) delivered through a medium of lectures. Especially in...
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General Dental Practitioners (GDPs) and Dental Care Professionals (DCPs) have a duty of care to ensure that patient safety is at the forefront of their clinical practice. Medical emergencies, although rare, can occur in the dental setting, and early, effective management of these emergencies can, not only save lives, but also improve long-term outc...
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This case report describes a patient referred to secondary care from their General Dental Practitioner, who presented with paraesthesia to the left side of the lower lip. He was subsequently found to have an acoustic neuroma. The case aims to reinforce the seriousness of what could be seen as trivial findings to a patient, and the urgency of referr...
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My interest in dental implants was sparked when I was asked to administer intravenous sedation for a patient undergoing implant surgery. I observed the surgeon place four maxillary anterior implants for a patient who had lost their teeth following a road traffic collision. I approached the surgeon and asked if he would mentor me. I was fully aware...
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We reviewed 68 cases of oral and oropharyngeal cancer that were managed without the routine use of intensive care units (ICU), to establish success rates for flaps, complications including nosocomial infections, cancellations, and length of stay. More than 98% of flaps survived and over half the patients had no complications. Low rates of periopera...

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Oral surgery service design
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Reviewing the referral process, the development of the pathway of MCNs in Oral Surgery and the education and professional development. Supervisors: Dr A Mighell (Leeds University) Prof I Pretty (Manchester University)