Associate Professor Tony Dawson


Associate Professor in Prosthodontics
Building 1006 Room 235

Tony Dawson has been associated with the dental school at CSU since its inception, firstly as an adjunct and more recently as a member of faculty. He comes to CSU after a long career that has encompassed both military and civil private specialist practice. As a practicing prosthodontist, Tony has been involved in providing continuing professional development courses for dentists in the field of his specialty, and more specifically in his special interest of Implant Dentistry’

A/Prof Dawson has a special interest in risk assessment and management in Implant Dentistry. He was the principal editor and author of “The SAC Classification in Implant Dentistry” which was published in 2009, and which is used widely as a framework for implant dentistry education.

Tony is currently the Year 5 Coordinator and subject coordinator for the main subject in the final year – Dental Clinical Practice 5. He is also the subject coordinator for the subjects that comprise the Graduate Diploma in Dental Implantology.

  • Year 5 – DOH483
  • Year 4 – DOH403 and DOH416
  • Graduate Diploma in Dental Implantology (mostly in course administration and assessment moderation)
  • Member: Australian Dental Association
  • Fellow of the Pierre Fauchard Academy
  • Fellow of the International College of Dentists
  • Senior Fellow, International Team for Implantology.
  • Editor in Chief, ITI Academy (
  • Honorary Life Member, ACT Dental Group.
  • Reviewer, International Journal of Prosthodontics

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