Dentistry

Dr Michelle Kang

BDS (Otago), DClinDent (Oral Med), MRACDS (Oral Med)

Senior Lecturer in Oral Medicine and Oral Pathology
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Dr Michelle Kang is an Oral Medicine Specialist and Senior Lecturer in Dentistry (Oral Medicine/Oral Pathology) at the School of Dentistry and Medical Sciences, Charles Sturt University. She is also a Member of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons (Specialist Dental Practice discipline of Oral Medicine).

Growing up in New Zealand, she completed her Bachelor of Dental Surgery at the University of Otago in 2011. She received multiple research scholarships and travel grants to represent the university at research competitions, including IADR ANZ (2010) and ADA Dental Congress (2011). Following graduation, she worked as a general dentist in public and private clinics throughout regional and metropolitan NSW. She also worked as a clinical tutor at Charles Sturt University Dental and Oral Health Clinic.

Michelle completed her specialist training through the University of Sydney and graduated with a Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (Oral Medicine). During her specialist training, she completed research on health professionals' perceptions and clinical manifestations of chemotherapy and radiation therapy-related oral and oropharyngeal mucositis. Michelle has multiple publications in international peer-reviewed journals and is a reviewer for the European Journal of Dental Education.

  • Senior Lecturer in Dentistry (Oral Medicine/Oral Pathology), Bachelor of Dental Science (Charles Sturt University)
  • Previous guest lecturer, Bachelor of Oral Health (University of Sydney)
  • Oral and oropharyngeal mucositis including: differences in clinical manifestations and patient-reported outcomes between chemotherapy and radiation therapy-related mucositis, health professionals’ perceptions on the assessment and management of mucositis
  • Dentistry and Oral Health students’ perceptions of future professional work and their educational environment
  • Member of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons (Specialist Dental Practice discipline of Oral Medicine)
  • Member of the Oral Medicine Academy of Australasia
  • Member of the International Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathologists
  • Member of the Australian Dental Association
  • Alumni, International Association of Student Clinicians American Dental Association (SCADA)- New Zealand representative member

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