School of Health in Social Science

Karen Gordon

Special Care Dentistry




Research Interests

  • Dentistry for Cardiovascular Risk
  • Frail older people Delirium and Dementia
  • People with dementia
  • Medically complex patients


  • Dental care pathways
  • Oral health risk assessment

Research background/discipline

  • Special Care Dentistry for patients with a variety of complex special care needs


Other information

  • National oral health group for older people
  • Specialty lead for Special Care Dentistry in Lothian