About this section

The Odontology Section’s purpose is to provide a unified forum for the continuing professional development for all those working in the field of oral and dental health care sciences by organising a broad range of educational activities. It aims to encourage the participation of trainees in the Section's activities and the RSM as a whole and to commemorate historical links between the RSM, the Odontological Society of London and the Royal College of Surgeons.

Section Council members

Section meetings and conferences are usually organised by members of the Section Council, led by the Section President and often in collaboration with specialist societies.

Interested in joining the Section Council?

Section Councils play a pivotal role at the RSM and we are always looking for members who would like to get involved. If you would like to apply, please complete our application form and a Council representative will be in touch.

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Professor Barry Francis Arthur Quinn
Dr Sami Stagnell
President Elect

Upcoming odontology events and webinars

View all events and webinars being run by the Odontology Section.

There are no future events currently planned by this section

Library resources

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Odontology titles in the Library

List of titles held by the RSM Library.

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Prizes and awards

President's prize

Doubleday prize

Colyer prize 

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For scientists and other professionals with a proven interest (or role) in the healthcare sector, but who do not hold a medical qualification.



For those studying medicine, dentistry or another healthcare-related subject, who are on their way to becoming a qualified medical or healthcare professional.