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Suzanne Hanlin

PositionSenior Lecturer / Specialist Prosthodontist
DepartmentDepartment of Oral Rehabilitation
QualificationsBDS MDS GradDipHealInf (Otago) MRACDS(Pros) FRACDS
Research summaryLearning outcomes in prosthodontics, patient care, health informatics, PBRNs
Teaching

Range and level of teaching:

  • BDS3 Level 300 Papers - Year Chair
  • DENT 461 Dentist and the Patient 3 Level 400 Paper coordinator
  • DENT 551/561 General Practice Dentistry Level 500 Clinical supervision
  • CLDN 920 Clinical Practice - Research Evidence DClinDent – Postgraduate clinical supervision
  • GDPR 711 PGDipClinDent clinical supervision
  • Teaching administration and leadership, quality assurance, and evaluation
  • DENT 461 Dentist and the Patient 3 Module co-ordinator - Fixed Prosthodontics and Cariology
  • DENT 361/461 Professional Development Module co-ordinator
Memberships

Professional affiliations / memberships:

  • New Zealand Dental Association 2011 to present
  • New Zealand Association of Prosthodontists and Restorative Dentists 2011 to present
  • Academy of Dentistry International 2007 to present
  • Fellow Academy of Dentistry International (FADI) 2007 to present
  • Fellow of the International College of Dentists (FICD) 2007 to present
  • Fellow of the Pierre Fauchard Academy (FPFA) 2005 to present
  • International Team for Implantology (ITI) 2005–2019
  • International College of Prosthodontists 1999 to present
  • The Academy of Australian and New Zealand Prosthodontists 1992–2019
  • Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons 1992 to present
  • Australian Dental Association 1990–2013

Committees:

  • Current Prosthodontic board member RACDS, Committee member of a multidisciplinary guidline team – Clinical guidelines for the provision of dental implant treatment using NH&MRC; 2011 guidelines, University of Melbourne 2018–2019
  • Ministry of Health Electronic Oral Health record Design Group 2016–2018
  • Development of collaboration of ARCH-PBRN (Practice based research network) between the Sir John Walsh Research Institute clinical research group and eviDent PBRN University of Melbourne / Australian Dental Association Victorian Branch / Oral Health CRC 2013–2019
  • Collaboration with HEDC re PBRN and development of e Learning module on Ethics in Research 2013–2016
Clinical

Specialist prosthodontist with clinical commitments in consultation and the provision of complex prosthodontic care for external and internal referred patients within the Faculty of Dentistry and consultation and representational roles in prosthodontics with external stakeholders.

Research

Leadership skills in research into patient outcomes, data collection, analysis and communication.

Leadership in research into areas of health informatics in dentistry and into teaching in prosthodontics.

Evaluation of learning outcomes in restorative dentistry and prosthodontics.

Leadership in establishment of collaborative research in area of practice-based research.

Evaluation of implant outcomes in clinical practice in New Zealand.

Additional details

  • 2013 New Zealand Dental Association Nelson Branch 'Prosthodontics in the digital age' and '30 tips in 60 minutes'. November (half day program). Nelson. (Invited speaker)
  • 2013 Inaugral scientific meeting of ARCH-Practice Based Research Network 'When Practice meets research – a future full of possibilities'. June. Dunedin. (Invited speaker)
  • 2012 Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons Convocation 'Interdisciplinary management of the mutilated dentition'. March. Queenstown. Abstract published. (Invited speaker)
  • 2012 Session Chair, Faculty of Dentistry Clinical Excellence Day. May. Dunedin.
  • 2012 Australian Dental Association Victorian Branch (ADAVB) Conference 'Evidence base in implant treatment planning'. September. Melbourne, Australia. (Invited speaker)

Publications

Thomson, W. M., Ibrahim, H., Lyons, K. M., Foster Page, L. A., & Hanlin, S. M. (2019). Personality, xerostomia and OHRQoL among 35-54-year-olds. Acta Odontologica Scandinavica, 77(2), 114-118. doi: 10.1080/00016357.2018.1510138

Falland-Cheung, L., Piccione, N., Zhao, T., Lazarjan, M. S., Hanlin, S., Jermy, M., & Waddell, J. N. (2016). Investigation of dental alginate and agar impression materials as a brain simulant for ballistic testing. Forensic Science International, 263, 169-175. doi: 10.1016/j.forsciint.2016.04.005

Beumer, III, J., Faulkner, R. F., Lyons, K., Ma, S., Hanlin, S. M., & Okabe, H. (2015). Restoration of edentulous mandibles with overdentures. In J. Beumer, III, R. F. Faulkner, K. C. Shah & P. K. Moy (Eds.), Fundamentals of implant dentistry: Prosthodontic principles (Vol. 1). (pp. 39-74). Hanover Park, IL: Quintessence.

Hanlin, S. M., Burbridge, L. A. L., & Drummond, B. K. (2015). Restorative management of permanent teeth enamel defects in children and adolescents. In B. K. Drummond & N. Kilpatrick (Eds.), Planning and care for children and adolescents with dental enamel defects: Etiology, research and contemporary management. (pp. 139-155). Berlin, Germany: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-662-44800-7_10

Friedlander, L., McElroy, K., Daniel, B., Cullinan, M., & Hanlin, S. (2015). Direct pulp capping of permanent teeth in New Zealand general dental practice: A practice based research study. New Zealand Dental Journal, 111(2), 58-64.

Chapter in Book - Research

Beumer, III, J., Faulkner, R. F., Lyons, K., Ma, S., Hanlin, S. M., & Okabe, H. (2015). Restoration of edentulous mandibles with overdentures. In J. Beumer, III, R. F. Faulkner, K. C. Shah & P. K. Moy (Eds.), Fundamentals of implant dentistry: Prosthodontic principles (Vol. 1). (pp. 39-74). Hanover Park, IL: Quintessence.

Hanlin, S. M., Burbridge, L. A. L., & Drummond, B. K. (2015). Restorative management of permanent teeth enamel defects in children and adolescents. In B. K. Drummond & N. Kilpatrick (Eds.), Planning and care for children and adolescents with dental enamel defects: Etiology, research and contemporary management. (pp. 139-155). Berlin, Germany: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-662-44800-7_10

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Journal - Research Article

Thomson, W. M., Ibrahim, H., Lyons, K. M., Foster Page, L. A., & Hanlin, S. M. (2019). Personality, xerostomia and OHRQoL among 35-54-year-olds. Acta Odontologica Scandinavica, 77(2), 114-118. doi: 10.1080/00016357.2018.1510138

Falland-Cheung, L., Piccione, N., Zhao, T., Lazarjan, M. S., Hanlin, S., Jermy, M., & Waddell, J. N. (2016). Investigation of dental alginate and agar impression materials as a brain simulant for ballistic testing. Forensic Science International, 263, 169-175. doi: 10.1016/j.forsciint.2016.04.005

Friedlander, L., McElroy, K., Daniel, B., Cullinan, M., & Hanlin, S. (2015). Direct pulp capping of permanent teeth in New Zealand general dental practice: A practice based research study. New Zealand Dental Journal, 111(2), 58-64.

Lau, A., Bennani, V., Chandler, N., Hanlin, S., & Lowe, B. (2014). Effect of air moisture content on adhesion to dentine: A comparison of dental air/water syringe tips. European Journal of Prosthodontics & Restorative Dentistry, 22(3), 137-141. doi: 10.1922/EJPRD_1337Bennani05

Kardos, T. B., Hunter, A. R., Hanlin, S. M., & Kirk, E. E. J. (1998). Odontoblast differentiation: A response to environmental calcium? Endodontics & Dental Traumatology, 14, 105-111.

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Journal - Research Other

Hanlin, S. M. (2012). [Review of the book Flapless implantology]. New Zealand Dental Journal, 108(2), 76. [Book Review].

Hanlin, S. M. (2012). [Review of the book Atlas of oral implantology]. New Zealand Dental Journal, 108(2), 76. [Book Review].

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