Marianne qualified as a dentist in 2015 after studying at Dundee University. In 2012 she undertook an intercalated degree in physiological sciences and graduated with a first class honours degree. She then graduated in 2015 with a bachelor of dental surgery with honours. She worked in NHS Lothian and Forth Valley as a longitudinal dental foundation trainee with posts in general practice, the public dental service, oral & maxillofacial surgery and paediatric dentistry before returning to Dundee as a dental core trainee (DCT) 2 in oral surgery. Following this she worked in NHS Fife’s public dental service before returning to core training in her current post as a DCT3 in oral medicine, oral pathology and quality improvement.
Marianne Dobson takes a look at this systematic review of the orofacial manifestations of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). The review included 30 studies and provides a narrative summary of a issues related to orofacial symptoms and management. However good quality prospective studies are needed to improve the the quality of evidence surrounding this topic.