Tim Newton is Professor of Psychology as Applied to Dentistry at the Faculty of Dentistry, Oral & Craniofacial Sciences at King's College London. He also holds Honorary Consultant Health Psychologist positions with Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust and King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.
Professor Newton has worked in the behavioural sciences in relation to dentistry for over 25 years, and his particular interests include the management of dental anxiety, the working life of the dental team and patients’ perceptions of treatment. He is Chair of the King’s College London Research Ethics Committee.
In 2016 Professor Newton was awarded the Behavioural, Epidemiological and Health Services Research Distinguished Scientist Award by the International Association of Dental Research.