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Dr. Peter Harrison
Associate Professor/Consultant, Dental Science

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Harris TH, Wallace MR, Huang H, Li H, Mohuddeen A, Gong Y, Kompotiati T, Harrison P, Aukhil I, Shaddox LM. , Association of P2RX7 functional variants with localized aggressive periodontitis. , Journal of Periodontal Research, 2019 Journal Article, 2019 DOI

Periodontics for the General Dental Practitioner in, editor(s)Weinstein GM, Zientz MT , The Dental Reference Manual: A daily guide for students and practitioners, USA, Springer, 2017, pp197 - 226, [Harrison P, Monaghan E, Schey K] Book Chapter, 2017

Harrison P, Plaque control and oral hygiene methods., Journal of the Irish Dental Association , 63, (3), 2017, p151 - 156 Journal Article, 2017

Burgess D, Huang H, Harrison P, Aukhil I, Shaddox LM., Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans in African-Americans with localized aggressive periodontitis, JDR Clinical & Translational Research, 2, (3), 2017, p249 - 257 Journal Article, 2017

Miller KA, Branco-de-Almeida LS, Wolf S, Hovencamp N, Treloar T, Harrison P, Aukhil I, Gong Y, Shaddox LM. , Long-term clinical response to treatment and maintenance of localized aggressive periodontitis: a cohort study. , Journal of Clinical Periodontology , 44, (2), 2017, p158 - 168 Journal Article, 2017

Branco-de-Almeida LS, Cruz-Almeida Y, Gonzalez-Marrero Y, Huang H, Aukhil I, Harrison P, Wallet SM, Shaddox LM., Local and Plasma Biomarker Profiles in Localized Aggressive Periodontitis. , JDR Clinical & Translational Research, 2, (3), 2017, p258 - 268 Journal Article, 2017

Burgess DK, Huang H, Harrison P, Kompotiati T, Aukhil I, Shaddox LM., Non-surgical therapy reduces presence of JP2 clone in localized aggressive periodontitis. , Journal of Periodontology , 88, (12), 2017, p1263 - 1270 Journal Article, 2017

Spooner R, Weigel K.M, Harrison P.L, Lee K, Cangelosi G.A, Yilmaz O, In Situ Anabolic Activity of Periodontal Pathogens Porphyromonas gingivalis and Filifactor alocis in Chronic Periodontitis, Scientific Reports, 6, 2016 Journal Article, 2016 DOI URL

Allin N, Cruz-Almeida Y, Velsko I, Vovk A, Hovemcamp N, Harrison P, Huang H, Aukhil I, Wallet S.M, Shaddox L.M, Inflammatory response influences treatment of localized aggressive periodontitis, Journal of Dental Research, 95, (6), 2016, p635 - 641 Journal Article, 2016 URL DOI

Harrison PL, Shaddox LM, Garvan CW, Behar-Horenstein LS, Wellness among dental students: An institutional study., Journal of Dental Education., 80, (9), 2016, p1119 - 1125 Journal Article, 2016

Journal of the Irish Dental Association, Dublin, Irish Dental Association (Think Media), [eds.], 2015-2018 Editorial Board, 2015

Harrison PL, Neiva R, Nonsurgical instrumentation: An update, Inside Dentistry, (5 ), 2014, p60 - 67 Journal Article, 2014

Merchant S.N, Vovk A, Kalash D, Hovencamp N, Aukhil I, Harrison P, Zapert E, Bidwell J, Varnado P, Shaddox L.M, Localized aggressive periodontitis treatment response in primary and permanent dentitions, Journal of Periodontology, 85, (12), 2014, p1722 - 1729 Journal Article, 2014 URL DOI

Goncxalves P.F, Huang H, McAninley S, Alfant B, Harrison P, Aukhil I, Walker C, Shaddox L.M, Periodontal treatment reduces matrix metalloproteinase levels in localized aggressive periodontitis, Journal of Periodontology, 84, (12), 2013, p1801 - 1808 Journal Article, 2013 DOI URL

Shaddox L.M, Huang H, Lin T, Hou W, Harrison P.L, Aukhil I, Walker C.B, Klepac-Ceraj V, Paster B.J, Microbiological characterization in children with aggressive periodontitis, Journal of Dental Research, 91, (10), 2012, p927 - 933 Journal Article, 2012 DOI URL

Harrison P, Polyzois I, Houston F, Claffey N, Patient satisfaction relating to implant treatment by undergraduate and postgraduate dental students-a pilot study, European Journal of Dental Education, Aug, (13), 2009, p184 - 188 Journal Article, 2009

Research Expertise


Periodontal Regeneration Leukocyte- and platelet-rich fibrin (L-PRF) Aggressive periodontitis Dental Education


  • Title
    • A clinical & biochemical investigation of the use of L-PRF in the regeneration of periodontal and peri-implant defects.
  • Date From
    • September 2016
  • Date To
    • September 2022


Awards and Honours

Dental Sciences - Teacher of the Year 2019

Dental Sciences - Teacher Of The Year 2018

Dean's Award for Innovation in Teaching (Faculty of Health Sciences Trinity College Dublin) 2015

American Academy of Periodontology Educator Award 2014

American Academy of Periodontology Educator Award 2013

Florida Dental Association Dental Educator Award 2013

Florida Dental Association Dental Educator Award 2012

Clinical Sciences Teacher of the Year, University of Florida College of Dentistry 2012

AAP Foundation Award - Scholarship to ADEA/AAL Institute for Teaching and Learning 2011

Scholarship to Summer Institute in Clinical Dental Research Methods, University of Washington 2011


Irish Society of Periodontology 2004 – Present

American Academy of Periodontology 2005 – Present

Irish Dental Association 2017 – Present

International Association of Dental Research 2014 – Present

Association of Dental Education in Europe 2015 – Present

American Dental Education Association 2011 – Present

Academy of Osseointegration 2008 – Present

British Society of Periodontology 2018 – Present