James Dudley

Associate Professor James Dudley

Associate Professor, Dentistry

Adelaide Dental School

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences


James is the Program Director of the Specialist Postgraduate Prosthodontics Program at The University of Adelaide where he is also the Discipline Head of Fixed Prosthodontics, Discipline Head of Implantology, Clinical Tutor, and Restorative Dentistry Group Leader.

James has published extensively in implantology, fixed prosthodontics, dental education in prosthodontics, digital shade matching, temporo-mandibular joint disorders, maxillofacial prosthodontics, and machine learning. He is on the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Prosthodontics and a Reviewer for the Australian Dental Journal.

He has been awarded Fellowship of the International College of Dentists, Fellowship of the Pierre Fauchard Academy, Membership of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons (Prosthodontics), serves on the Board of the International College of Prosthodontics, and is a member of the of the Education and Research Committee of the International College of Prosthodontists.

James maintains a part time specialist private practice limited to Prosthodontics. He is a Convener for the Australian Dental Council and maintains active membership of the International Team For Implantology and Academy of Australian and New Zealand Prosthodontists.

Research Interests: Implant dentistry, implant materials, fixed prosthodontics, complex prosthodontics cases, prosthodontic education, dental scanners.

Identifiers:

ORCID: 0000-0002-2004-0531

Web Of Science ResearcherID: D-9186-2018

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=RWtH208AAAAJ

  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2009 - ongoing Associate Professor University of Adelaide
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2006 - 2008 University of Adelaide Australia DClinDent(Prosth)
    2004 - 2005 Monash University Australia MHlth Serv Mgmt
    1992 - 1996 University of Adelaide Australia BDS
  • Postgraduate Training

    Date Title Institution Country
    2006 - 2008 DClinDent(Prosth) University of Adelaide Australia
    2004 - 2005 MHlth Serv Mgmt Monash University, Melbourne Australia
  • Certifications

    Date Title Institution name Country
    2023 Fellow Academy of Australian & New Zealand Prosthodontists -
    2017 Member Royal Australasian College of Dentists (Prosthodontics) -
    2017 Fellow International College of Dentists -
    2011 Fellow Pierre Fauchard Acadmy -
  • Research Interests

  • Journals

    Year Citation
    2024 Saad, F. H., Farook, T. H., Ahmed, S., Zhao, Y., Liao, Z., Verjans, J. W., & Dudley, J. (2024). Facial and mandibular landmark tracking with habitual head posture estimation using linear and fiducial markers. Healthcare Technology Letters, 11(1), 21-30.
    DOI
    2024 Farook, T. H., Haq, T. M., Ramees, L., & Dudley, J. (2024). Deep learning and predictive modelling for generating normalised muscle function parameters from signal images of mandibular electromyography. Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing, 62(6), 1763-1779.
    DOI
    2024 Farook, T. H., Haq, T. M., & Dudley, J. (2024). Dental loop signals: Image-to-signal processing for mandibular electromyography. Software Impacts, 19, 5 pages.
    DOI Scopus1
    2024 Dudley, J., & Xu, J. (2024). The influence of different cement spaces on the marginal gap of lithium disilicate crowns constructed by two scanner and milling unit combinations. Australian Dental Journal, 8 pages.
    DOI
    2024 Farook, T. H., & Dudley, J. (2024). A comparison of a handheld minicomputer and an external graphics processing unit in performing 3D intraoral scans. Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, S0022-3913(24)00222-1.
    DOI
    2024 Farook, T. H., Ramees, L., & Dudley, J. (2024). Variables Associated with Jaw Clicking in a South Australian Population: A Cross-Sectional Study. Oral, 4(2), 217-230.
    DOI
    2024 Farook, T. H., Haq, T. M., Ramees, L., & Dudley, J. (2024). Predicting masticatory muscle activity and deviations in mouth opening from non-invasive temporomandibular joint complex functional analyses. Journal of Oral Rehabilitation, 8 pages.
    DOI
    2023 Dudley, J. (2023). Influence of a major pre-clinical programme restructure on undergraduate student fixed prosthodontics clinical unit completions. European Journal of Dental Education, 27(1), 181-186.
    DOI Scopus1 WoS1 Europe PMC1
    2023 Dudley, J. (2023). Fixed prosthodontics clinical unit completions in an undergraduate curriculum: A 10-year retrospective study. European Journal of Dental Education, 27(3), 520-526.
    DOI Scopus2 WoS2 Europe PMC1
    2023 Farook, T. H., Ahmed, S., Jamayet, N. B., Rashid, F., Barman, A., Sidhu, P., . . . Daood, U. (2023). Computer-aided design and 3-dimensional artificial/convolutional neural network for digital partial dental crown synthesis and validation.. Scientific reports, 13(1), 8 pages.
    DOI Scopus8 WoS1 Europe PMC1
    2023 Farook, T. H., Rashid, F., Ahmed, S., & Dudley, J. (2023). Clinical machine learning in parafunctional and altered functional occlusion: A systematic review. Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, S0022-3913(23)00051-3.
    DOI Scopus7 Europe PMC5
    2023 Farook, T. H., & Dudley, J. (2023). Automation and deep (machine) learning in temporomandibular joint disorder radiomics. A systematic review. Journal of Oral Rehabilitation, 50(6), 501-521.
    DOI Scopus18 WoS3 Europe PMC12
    2023 Tareq, A., Faisal, M. I., Islam, M. S., Rafa, N. S., Chowdhury, T., Ahmed, S., . . . Dudley, J. (2023). Visual Diagnostics of Dental Caries through Deep Learning of Non-Standardised Photographs Using a Hybrid YOLO Ensemble and Transfer Learning Model. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 20(7), 5351.
    DOI Scopus6 Europe PMC3
    2023 Salahin, S. M. S., Ullaa, M. D. S., Ahmed, S., Mohammed, N., Farook, T. H., & Dudley, J. (2023). One-Stage Methods of Computer Vision Object Detection to Classify Carious Lesions from Smartphone Imaging. Oral, 3(2), 176-190.
    DOI
    2023 Hasan, H. A., Saad, F. H., Ahmed, S., Mohammed, N., Farook, T. H., & Dudley, J. (2023). Experimental validation of computer-vision methods for the successful detection of endodontic treatment obturation and progression from noisy radiographs. Oral Radiology, 39(4), 683-698.
    DOI Scopus5 Europe PMC4
    2023 Pellew, J., & Dudley, J. (2023). A Comparison of Abutment Screw Loosening in 24-Degree Angulation-Correcting and Straight Implants: An In Vitro Study. International Journal of Prosthodontics.
    DOI
    2023 Farook, T. H., & Dudley, J. (2023). Neuroendocrine Influencers and Associated Factors That Shape Jaw Movement and Growth in Temporomandibular Joint Disorder Management: A Systematic Review of Clinical and Radiographic Evidence. Journal of Personalized Medicine, 13(5), 840.
    DOI Scopus2 Europe PMC1
    2023 Dudley, J., Pellew, J., & Jamayet, N. B. (2023). Prosthetic management of an ocular defect utilizing a novel threaded iris fabrication technique. Clinical Case Reports, 11(6), 5 pages.
    DOI
    2023 Dudley, J. (2023). An 8-year retrospective study of fixed prosthodontics clinical unit completions in a postgraduate prosthodontics program. Health Science Reports, 6(6), 7 pages.
    DOI
    2023 Farook, T. H., Ahmed, S., Jamayet, N. B., & Dudley, J. (2023). Computer vision with smartphone microphotography for detection of carious lesions. Intelligence-Based Medicine, 8, 100105.
    DOI Scopus1
    2023 Farook, T. H., Ahmed, S., Giri, J., Rashid, F., Hughes, T., & Dudley, J. (2023). Influence of Intraoral Scanners, Operators, and Data Processing on Dimensional Accuracy of Dental Casts for Unsupervised Clinical Machine Learning: An in Vitro Comparative Study. International Journal of Dentistry, 2023, 10 pages.
    DOI Scopus2
    2023 Farook, T. H., Ahmed, S., Talukder, M. S. I., & Dudley, J. (2023). A 3D printed electronic wearable device to generate vertical, horizontal and phono-articulatory jaw movement parameters: A concept implementation. PLoS ONE, 18(9 September), 13 pages.
    DOI Scopus1 Europe PMC1
    2023 Juri, A. Z., Song, X. -F., Nakanishi, Y., Dudley, J., Jamieson, L., & Yin, L. (2023). Surface fractures in pre-crystallized and crystallized zirconia-containing lithium silicate glass-ceramics generated in ultrasonic vibration-assisted machining. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 147, 1-12.
    DOI Scopus3 Europe PMC1
    2023 Farook, T. H., Saad, F. H., Ahmed, S., & Dudley, J. (2023). Dental Loop FLT: Facial landmark tracking. SoftwareX, 24, 6 pages.
    DOI Scopus4
    2023 Arian, M. S. H., Rakib, M. T. A., Ali, S., Ahmed, S., Farook, T. H., Mohammed, N., & Dudley, J. (2023). Pseudo labelling workflow, margin losses, hard triplet mining, and PENViT backbone for explainable age and biological gender estimation using dental panoramic radiographs. SN Applied Sciences, 5(11), 16 pages.
    DOI Scopus1
    2023 Rashid, F., Farook, T. H., & Dudley, J. (2023). Digital Shade Matching in Dentistry: A Systematic Review. Dentistry Journal, 11(11), 250-1-250-22.
    DOI Scopus4 WoS1 Europe PMC3
    2023 Farook, T. H., Saad, F. H., Ahmed, S., & Dudley, J. (2023). Clinical Annotation and Segmentation Tool (CAST) Implementation for Dental Diagnostics. Cureus, 15(11), e48734-1-e48734-11.
    DOI
    2023 Farook, T. H., Saad, F. H., Ahmed, S., & Dudley, J. (2023). Dental loop SnP: Speech and phonetic pattern recognition. SoftwareX, 24, 9 pages.
    DOI Scopus1
    2022 Bamajboor, A., & Dudley, J. (2022). The Influence of Ferrule on the Marginal Gap and Fracture Resistance of Zirconia Endocrowns. International Journal of Prosthodontics, 35(4), 494-501.
    DOI Scopus4 WoS2 Europe PMC2
    2022 Farook, T. H., Rashid, F., Alam, M. K., & Dudley, J. (2022). Variables influencing the device-dependent approaches in digitally analysing jaw movement-a systematic review.. Clinical oral investigations, 27(2), 489-504.
    DOI Scopus13 WoS3 Europe PMC8
    2022 Tan, K., & Dudley, J. (2022). The marginal gaps of sequentially milled lithium disilicate crowns using two different milling units. Australian Dental Journal, 67(2), 239-248.
    DOI Scopus2
    2022 Dudley, J. (2022). A comparative evaluation of student experience with artificial teeth used in pre‐clinical fixed prosthodontics post‐core undergraduate teaching programs. European Journal of Dental Education, 27(2), 306-314.
    DOI Scopus2 WoS1 Europe PMC2
    2022 Walipoor, M., & Dudley, J. (2022). The influence of a composite resin adhesive on microleakage into the implant screw access chamber. Australian Dental Journal, 67(1), 39-45.
    DOI Scopus1 WoS1
    2021 Su, S., & Dudley, J. (2021). The marginal gaps of lithium disilicate crowns constructed by different scanner and milling unit combinations.. Australian dental journal, 67(2), 7 pages.
    DOI Scopus5 WoS4 Europe PMC1
    2021 Dudley, J., Bamajboor, A., Pellew, J., & Walipoor, M. (2021). Restorative complications of the single implant-retained crown: A review. Journal of International Oral Health, 13(6), 549-554.
    DOI Scopus1 WoS1
    2021 Farook, T. H., Rashid, F., Jamayet, N. B., Abdullah, J. Y., Dudley, J., & Khursheed Alam, M. (2021). A virtual analysis of the precision and accuracy of 3-dimensional ear casts generated from smartphone camera images. The Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, 128(4), 830-836.
    DOI Scopus9 WoS6 Europe PMC6
    2021 Dudley, J. (2021). The use of artificial teeth for post-core techniques in a pre-clinical fixed prosthodontics undergraduate teaching program: an evaluation of student experience. Journal of International Oral Health, 13(2), 144-150.
    DOI Scopus3 WoS2
    2021 Beh, Y. H., Farook, T. H., Jamayet, N. B., Dudley, J. E., Rashid, F., Barman, A., & Alam, M. K. (2021). Evaluation of the Differences Between Conventional and Digitally Developed Models Used for Prosthetic Rehabilitation in a Case of Untreated Palatal Cleft. The Cleft palate-craniofacial journal : official publication of the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association, 58(3), 386-390.
    DOI Scopus9 WoS6 Europe PMC3
    2020 Dudley, J. E. (2020). Restoration of converging implants: Restorative complexity to facilitate retrievability. The Journal of Indian Prosthodontics Society, 20(4), 436-442.
    DOI Scopus1 WoS1
    2020 Barman, A., Rashid, F., Farook, T. H., Jamayet, N. B., Dudley, J., Yhaya, M. F. B., & Alam, M. K. (2020). The Influence of Filler Particles on the Mechanical Properties of Maxillofacial Prosthetic Silicone Elastomers: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.. Polymers (Basel), 12(7), 16 pages.
    DOI Scopus10 WoS9 Europe PMC6
    2020 Dudley, J. E., & Mughal, F. (2020). Clinical practice preferences of Australian and New Zealand practitioners in the implant management of the edentulous mandible. Saudi Journal of Oral Sciences, 7(3), 156-163.
    DOI
    2020 Kwong, B., & Dudley, J. (2020). A comparison of the marginal gaps of lithium disilicate crowns fabricated by two different intraoral scanners. Aust Dent J, 65(2), 150-157.
    DOI Scopus9 WoS6 Europe PMC4
    2020 Dudley, J. E., Richards, L., & Mahmud, M. (2020). The use of a psychological testing instrument as an indicator of dissatisfaction with aesthetic dental treatment – a preliminary study. BMC Psychology, 8(1), 1-6.
    DOI Scopus4 WoS5 Europe PMC1
    2019 Zhang, Y., & Dudley, J. (2019). The influence of different cement spaces on the marginal gap of CAD/CAM all-ceramic crowns. Australian Dental Journal, 64(2), 167-174.
    DOI Scopus14 WoS8 Europe PMC4
    2018 Dudley, J. E., & Tabesh, R. (2018). A comparison of marginal gaps of all-ceramic crowns constructed from scanned impressions and models. International Journal of Prosthodontics, 31(1), 71-73.
    DOI Scopus3 WoS5 Europe PMC2
    2018 Dudley, J., & Badwal, A. (2018). Accuracy of milled titanium frameworks constructed with splinted impression and direct scanning techniques. International Journal of Prosthodontics, 31(3), 236-238.
    DOI
    2018 Dudley, J. E. (2018). Comparison of coronal tooth reductions resulting from different crown preparations. International Journal of Prosthodontics, 31(2), 142-144.
    DOI Scopus6 WoS5 Europe PMC2
    2018 Dudley, J. E., Mughal, F., Hotinski, E., & Mahmud, M. (2018). Prosthodontic management of maxillofacial cases: a case series. Australian Dental Journal, 63(1), 124-128.
    DOI WoS1 Europe PMC1
    2018 Duong, A., & Dudley, J. (2018). Twenty-year analysis of implant treatment in an Australian public dental clinic. Australian Dental Journal, 63(2), 177-186.
    DOI Scopus5 WoS5 Europe PMC2
    2018 Hotinski, E., & Dudley, J. (2018). Abutment screw loosening in angulation correcting implants: an in vitro study. Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, 121(1), 151-155.
    DOI Scopus20 WoS13 Europe PMC10
    2018 Dudley, J. (2018). In vitro assessment of simulation teeth in a preclinical teaching program. Saudi J Oral Sci, 5(2), 75-79.
    DOI
    2018 Dudley, J. (2018). International Prosthodontics: Two Decades of Discussions. Scientific Dental Journal, 2(3), 85-92.
    DOI
    2017 Tran, J., Dudley, J., & Richards, L. (2017). All-ceramic crown preparations: an alternative technique. Australian Dental Journal, 62(1), 65-70.
    DOI Scopus11 WoS7 Europe PMC4
    2017 Dudley, J. E., Guo, Y., Logan, R., & Richards, L. (2017). Implant dentistry in Australia: the present and future. A survey of Australian dentists and specialists. Australian Dental Journal, 62(4), 500-509.
    DOI Scopus10 WoS9 Europe PMC4
    2015 Dudley, J. (2015). Implants for the ageing population. Australian Dental Journal, 60(S1), 28-43.
    DOI Scopus28 WoS29 Europe PMC10
    2014 Dudley, J. E. (2014). The 2-implant maxillary overdenture: a clinical report. The Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, 112(2), 104-107.
    DOI Scopus4 WoS3 Europe PMC2
    2013 Dudley, J. (2013). Maxillary implant overdentures: current controversies. Australian Dental Journal, 58(4), 420-423.
    DOI Scopus22 WoS20 Europe PMC10
    2010 Mattheos, N., Ivanovski, S., Heitz-Mayfield, L., Klineberg, I., Sambrook, P., & Scholz, A. (2010). University teaching of implant dentistry: guidelines for education of dental undergraduate students and general dental practitioners. An Australian consensus document. Australian Dental Journal, 55(3), 329-332.
    DOI Scopus18 WoS20 Europe PMC12
    2010 Mattheos, N., Ivanovski, S., Sambrook, P., & Klineberg, I. (2010). Implant dentistry in Australian undergraduate dental curricula: knowledge and competencies for the graduating dentist. Australian Dental Journal, 55(3), 333-338.
    DOI Scopus17 WoS17 Europe PMC12
    2010 Ivanovski, S., Mattheos, N., Scholz, S., & Heitz-Mayfield, L. (2010). University postgraduate training in implant dentistry for the general dental practitioner. AUSTRALIAN DENTAL JOURNAL, 55(3), 339-345.
    DOI WoS14 Europe PMC7
    2008 Dudley, J., Richards, L., & Abbott, J. (2008). Retention of cast crown copings cemented to implant abutments. Australian Dental Journal, 53(4), 332-339.
    DOI Scopus37 WoS30 Europe PMC25
  • Theses

    Year Citation
    2019 AlZahrani, F. (2019). An in vitro study of the failure of short-fibre reinforced composite post and core restoration of endodontically treated teeth. (PhD Thesis).
    2019 AlZahrani, F. (2019). An in vitro study of the failure of short-fibre reinforced composite post and core restoration of endodontically treated teeth. (PhD Thesis).
    2017 Sellick, B. (2017). A comparison of a proprietary and generic dental implant abutment connection using computerised microtomography (micro-CT). (Master's Thesis).
    2017 Sellick, B. (2017). A comparison of a proprietary and generic dental implant abutment connection using computerised microtomography (micro-CT). (Master's Thesis).
    2008 Dudley, J. E. (2008). The influence of compressive cyclic loading on the retention of cast crown copings cemented to implant abutments.

FHS Early Grant Development Scheme - $47,812

Healthy Societies FAME Strategy Grant 2022 - $100,000

Kwok Lee Bequest Grant, Adelaide Dental School 2022 - $68,000

Australian Prosthodontics Society Grant 2022 - $1000

Australian Dental Research Funds Grant 2021 - $1300

Australian Prosthodontics Society Education and Research Grant 2021 - $2,000

Nobel Biocare 2020 - $14,000

Australian Prosthodontics Society Education and Research Grant 2019 - $1,000

University of Adelaide Asia Postgraduate Program Endeavour Mobility Grant 2017 - $8,000

University of Adelaide Beacon Global Learning Experience New Initiative Grant 2016 - $5,000

Australian Prosthodontics Society Education and Research Grant 2016 - $1,000

3M Oral Care 2015

Stoneglass Industries 2015

Kerr Dental 2014

Neoss Implants 2014

Australian Society of Implant Dentistry Grant for Implant Education 2010-2014 - $110,000

Academic Lead, Postgraduate Learning and Teaching

Program Director of the Specialist Postgraduate Prosthodontics Program

Discipline Head of Fixed Prosthodontics

Discipline Head of Implantology

Discipline Head of Maxillo-facial Prosthodontics

Restorative Dentistry Group Leader

Clinical Tutor

  • Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2023 Principal Supervisor A systematic retro-prospective approach to incorporate data mining and object detection to digital dentistry through photography and clinical colour analyses Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Ms Qazi Farah Rashid
    2022 Principal Supervisor Digitization and computer assisted diagnostics of dental status, jaw movement and occlusion parameters Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Taseef Hasan Farook
  • Past Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2014 - 2017 Co-Supervisor A comparison of a proprietary and generic dental implant abutment connection using computerised microtomography (micro-CT) Doctor of Clinical Dentistry Doctorate Full Time Dr Benjamin Robert Sellick
    2014 - 2019 Co-Supervisor An In Vitro Study of the Failure of Short-Fibre Reinforced Composite Post and Core Restoration of Endodontically Treated Teeth Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Dr Fawzia Salim AlZahrani
    2011 - 2015 Co-Supervisor Implant Dentistry in Australia: The Present and Future Doctor of Clinical Dentistry Doctorate Full Time Dr Ying Nan Guo
  • Board Memberships

    Date Role Board name Institution name Country
    2018 - ongoing Board Member Board of Studies, International Islamic University, Malaysia International Islamic University Malaysia
    2017 - ongoing Board Member International College of Prosthodontists International College of Prosthodontists Australia
  • Committee Memberships

    Date Role Committee Institution Country
    2019 - ongoing Chair International College of Prosthodontists Membership Committee International College of Prosthodontists Australia
    2019 - ongoing Chair International College of Prosthodontists Education Grants Committee International College of Prosthodontists Australia
    2017 - ongoing Board Member International College of Prosthodontists International College of Prosthodontists -
    2015 - ongoing Member Academy of Australian and New Zealand Prosthodontists Education and Curriculum Review Committee Academy of Australian and New Zealand Prosthodontists Australia
    2010 - ongoing Member International College of Prosthodontists Education and Research Committee - -
  • Memberships

    Date Role Membership Country
    2010 - ongoing Member International College of Prosthodontists -
    2009 - ongoing Member International Team for Implantology -
    2007 - ongoing Member Academy of Australian and New Zealand Prosthodontists -
    1996 - ongoing - Australian Dental Association -
  • Editorial Boards

    Date Role Editorial Board Name Institution Country
    2020 - ongoing Editor Pain Research and Management with Digital Dentistry Hindawi Publishing United Kingdom
    2019 - ongoing Board Member International Journal of Prosthodontics International Journal of Prosthodontics Australia
    2018 - ongoing Member Australian Dental Journal Australian Dental Journal Australia
  • Presentation

    Date Topic Presented at Institution Country
    2019 - 2019 Invited Speaker, 100 Years of Adelaide Dental School Adelaide Dental School, The University of Adelaide Adelaide Dental School, The University of Adelaide Australia
    2019 - 2019 Invited Speaker, International College of Prosthodontics Biennial Meeting International College of Prosthodontics Biennial Meeting International College of Prosthodontics Netherlands
    2017 - 2017 Session Chair, Special Needs - Geriatrics Session International College of Prosthodontics Biennial Meeting, Santiago International College of Prosthodontics Chile
    2017 - 2017 Invited Speaker, Restodontic Conference Restodontic Conference, International Islamic University International Islamic University, Kuantan Malaysia
    2011 - 2011 Invited Presenter, The University of Adelaide’s Festival of Learning and Teaching The University of Adelaide’s Festival of Learning and Teaching The University of Adelaide Australia
  • Position: Associate Professor, Dentistry
  • Phone: 83136546
  • Email: james.dudley@adelaide.edu.au
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences, floor 10
  • Org Unit: Dental

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