Deacon, Scott (United Kingdom)

Mr Scott Deacon

BDS MSc MFDS MOrth MDTFEd FDS(Orth)

He was appointed as the Lead Consultant Orthodontist for South West Cleft Service UK in 2005 and is currently the Clinical Director of this service. He has been for over 10 years the Clinical Project Lead for the CRANE Database at Royal College of Surgeons, England based in London. This is a national register of all babies born with cleft lip and cleft palate in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, which assesses the quality of treatment these children receive in the specialist centres.

He has published in international journals on topics ranging from toothbrushes to outcomes in cleft treatment, co-authored chapters for textbooks on cleft care and also undertaken media work on the radio and TV. He has previously been an Editor for the Oral Health Group of the Cochrane Collaboration.