Polyvios Charalambous

Pathway iCASE 0+4

Cohort 2018

0+4 iCASE Student

Polyvios is a dentist and an MRC DTP iCase PhD candidate at King’s College London, investigating the performance of intraoral scanning technologies and surface metrology software in detecting and measuring tooth wear. He also serves currently as the postgraduate research students’ representative (PGR Rep) of the Faculty of Dentistry, Oral and Craniofacial Sciences.

Polyvios gained his degree of Bachelor of Dental Surgery in 2015 at the University of Manchester and was granted Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, MFDS RCPS (Glasg), in 2017. Prior to starting his PhD studentship at KCL, he worked for 3 years as a dentist in several dental core-training rotations in England and Wales, focused in general and community dentistry, oral and maxillofacial surgery, and restorative dentistry.

During his studies, Polyvios has presented several poster- and oral- presentations at a regional and national level, while he has recently published a scientific article The measurement threshold and limitations of an intra-oral scanner on polished human enamel. Charalambous, P., Bull, T., O’Toole, S., Bartlett, D. & Austin, R., 18 Jan 2021, In: Dental Materials. DENTMA-D-20-00596R1.