Mossey, Peter


  • Professor (Clinical) & Personal Chair of Craniofacial Dev & Dentofacial Orthopaeds, Dentistry
  • United Kingdom

  • 4184 Citations
  • 30 h-Index
1989 …2020

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Personal profile


  • Course Organiser, 3rd, 4th and 5th BDS Orthodontics.
  • 2nd BDS Genetics Lectures and small group seminars.
  • Lectures and small group teaching for 3rd, 4th and 5th BDS students in Clinical Orthodontics.
  • Tutor on the Postgraduate SWOP Programme.
  • Tutor in Royal College MFDS and MOrth courses.
  • Royal College Examiner for Postgraduate students in MFDS and MOrth at home and overseas.


  • Director WHO Collaborating Centre.
  • Clinical and Basic Sciences Teacher.
  • Honorary Consultant in Orthodontics.
  • Research Convenor for CLEFTSiS (Cleft Managed Clinical Network).
  • Member of Tayside Orthodontic Managed Clinical Network.
  • Member of WHO “Global Burden of Disease” Committee.
  • Section Editor for Cleft Palate Craniofacial Journal.


Involved in EU multi-centre collaborations, NIH projects and the World Health Organisation (WHO) Collaborating Centre for Craniofacial anomalies (CFA) means a significant international research remit. This involves setting up CFA research projects on treatment, quality of care aetiology and prevention of cleft lip and palate, in parts of the world where need is identified, particularly in developing countries. Also interested in 3D imaging and biomolecular research and their role in CFA research. Through the WHO has recently become involved in the Global Burden of Disease (Birth Defects) initiative with a particular interest in the problems with clefts and craniofacial anomalies in India and sub-Saharan Africa.


  • RK Dentistry
  • cleft lip
  • cleft palate
  • craniofacial
  • genetics

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Research Output

Automated Identification from Dental Data (AutoIDD): A New Development in Digital Forensics

Reesu, G. V., Woodsend, B., Manica, S., Revie, G. F., Brown, N. L. & Mossey, P. A., Apr 2020, In : Forensic Science International. 309, p. 1-9 9 p., 110218.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Facial average soft tissue depth variation based on skeletal classes in Indonesian adult population: A retrospective lateral cephalometric study

    Sarilita, E., Rynn, C., Mossey, P. A., Black, S. & Oscandar, F., Mar 2020, In : Legal Medicine. 43, p. 1-7 7 p., 101665.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • International Association for Dental Research Policy and Position Statements on the Safety of Dental Amalgam

    Ajiboye, A. S., Mossey, P. A. & Fox, C. H., 1 Jul 2020, In : Journal of Dental Research. 99, 7, p. 763-768 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

    Non-random distribution of deleterious mutations in the DNA and protein-binding domains of IRF6 are associated with Van Der Woude syndrome

    Alade, A. A., Buxo-Martinez, C. J., Mossey, P. A., Gowans, L. J. J., Eshete, M. A., Adeyemo, W. L., Naicker, T., Awotoye, W. A., Adeleke, C., Busch, T., Toraño, A. M., Bello, C. A., Soto, M., Soto, M., Ledesma, R., Marquez, M., Cordero, J. F., Lopez-Del Valle, L. M., Salcedo, M. I., Debs, N. & 26 others, Li, M., Petrin, A., Olotu, J., Aldous, C., Olutayo, J., Ogunlewe, M. O., Abate, F., Hailu, T., Muhammed, I., Gravem, P., Deribew, M., Gesses, M., Hassan, M., Pape, J., Adeniyan, O. A., Obiri-Yeboah, S., Arthur, F. K. N., Oti, A. A., Olatosi, O., Miller, S. E., Donkor, P., Dunnwald, M. M., Marazita, M. L., Adeyemo, A. A., Murray, J. C. & Butali, A., 17 Jun 2020, In : Molecular Genetics and Genomic Medicine. p. 1-8 8 p., e1355.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

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    • 2 Participation in conference
    • 2 Other
    • 1 Invited talk

    Medical Advisory Board of Smile Train

    Peter Mossey (Member)

    1 Feb 2020 → …

    Activity: Other activity typesOther

    EUROCAT Registry Leaders' Meeting and Scientific Symposium

    Peter A. Mossey (Member)

    15 Jun 2016

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

    Australasian Cleft Lip and Palate Association and 7th Asian Pacific Cleft Lip and Palate Craniofacial Congress

    Peter A. Mossey (Keynote/plenary speaker)

    14 Mar 2012

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

    9th European Craniofacial Congress

    Peter A. Mossey (Keynote/plenary speaker)

    15 Sep 2012

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

    Press / Media

    WHO status for dental school unit

    Peter A. Mossey


    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Research

    Risks of facial deformity from smoking

    Peter A. Mossey


    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Research

    Dental students to research drugs role in cleft lip and palate

    Peter A. Mossey


    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Research