Professor Chris Lynch is Vice Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry, RCSI. He is Professor and Consultant in Restorative Dentistry at University College Cork. He has published widely, including over 170 research papers on subjects such as dental education, clinical dentistry, prosthodontics, treatment outcomes, pulp biology and dental materials. He is a recipient of the 2014 Association for Dental Education in Europe (ADEE) Excellence in Dental Education Mature Career Educator Award. He serves as Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Dentistry – the leading international journal in the field of Restorative Dentistry.