Some Psychogenic/Neuropathic Aspects of Restorative Dentistry – 28 years of Clinical Experience


Dr Michael Wise

Dr Michael Wise

Tuesday April 30th 2013

Lecture Summary:

  • Atypical odontalgia.
  • Atypical facial pain.
  • Phantom bite.
  • Dysmorphophobia (morphodysphoria).
  • Altered oral sensation – oral dysasthesia.
  • Factious oral lesions.
  • The impact on restorative dentistry.


Michael was the first dentist to be awarded a Harkness Fellowship for two years study in the U.S.A, at Indiana University between 1970 and 1972 where he obtained his M.Sc.D. in Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics. He obtained his Fellowship in Dental Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1972. In 2007, he was voted No. 2 in Dentistry’s “Top 50 Most Influential People in the Dental Sector”.

He maintained a private restorative practice in London mainly treating patients who had failure in extensively restored dentitions. He was Visiting Professor at The Eastman Dental Institute, University College London between 2003 and 2012. He has written a textbook “Failure in the Restored Dentition: Management and Treatment”, published in February 1995.

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