The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust


Dr Alan Mighell

Dr Alan Mighell
Primary Designation Senior Lecturer in Oral Medicine
GMC Code 4515056
GDC Code 65814
Telephone Number (0113) 343 4583
Special Interests Clinical Care Interest:
- General Oral Medicine specialist practice where the emphasis is on non-surgical care.
- The scope of practice is diverse and includes:
a. Oral mucosal disease [including white patches, red patches, ulcers or swellings];
b. Salivary gland disease [including dryness and enlarged salivary glands]; and
c. Non-tooth-related orofacial pain [including burning mouth syndrome and trigeminal neuralgia]. Care involves other specialists in dentistry or in medical specialties, as required.

Clinical Training Interest:
- The delivery of quality specialty training in Oral Medicine in preparing future specialists and consultants.
- The delivery of simulation training for the dental team with respect to the acutely unwell person (medical emergencies).

Research Interest:
- The study of the genetic (gene) causes of abnormal tooth enamel as a way of understanding how human hard tissues are made and can go wrong.