Research Director

Professor Philip Benson is Professor and Honorary Consultant in Orthodontics at the University of Sheffield and Sheffield Teaching Hospitals. He is the Postgraduate Programme Director for Orthodontics and a former Head of the Academic Unit of Oral Health and Development until 2017. He is a past Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Orthodontics. His research interests include evaluating the effectiveness of orthodontic interventions, through clinical trials and systematic reviews, as well as assessing the impact of malocclusion and orthodontic treatment on young people, using patient reported outcomes.