Dr Geoffrey Young
Dr Geoff Young graduated from the University of Sydney in 2002 with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery (First Class Honours & the University Medal). He obtained his Specialist degree from the University of Melbourne in 2007, and went on to establish Sydney Endodontic Centre – the largest accredited specialist endodontic group practice in the Inner West of Sydney.
In 2011, Dr Young became the first endodontist in New South Wales to be awarded Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons (RACDS) in the Special Field of Endodontics. This is a highly specialised qualification of the RACDS. Dr Young is a current Examiner for the Final Examination for Fellowship of the RACDS in General Dental Practice.
Dr Young is an elected Councillor and Board Director of the Australian Dental Association (NSW Branch). ADA NSW Council is responsible for policy matters relating to professional activities of ADA NSW. Dr Young is Past President of the Australian Society of Endodontology (NSW Branch), having served on the Executive Committee for over eight years. The Australian Society of Endodontology, established in the 1960’s, is a special interest group promoting interest and participation in the study and advancement of endodontics. Dr Young is a Fellow of the Pierre Fauchard Academy, and a Member of the Australian & New Zealand Academy of Endodontics, the International Association of Dental Traumatology, and the American Association of Endodontists.
Dr Young is committed to providing education, and throughout his career has consistently held the position of Lecturer and Clinical Educator at the University of Sydney, providing hands-on clinical teaching to Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) students. Dr Young has lectured both Australia-wide and internationally to dentists and students. He has published both research and clinical papers in peer-reviewed scientific journals.
Dr Young is Founder and President of the Multidisciplinary Grand Rounds Study Group (MGRSG). This is an ADA-affiliated Special Interest Group which provides continuing education to a membership of over 200 dentists. Dr Young is heavily involved in developing and providing continuing education through the Australian Dental Association, the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons, and the University of Sydney. He currently heads a two-day intensive course for the Australian Dental Association teaching advanced techniques in endodontics.
In 2018, Dr Young was inducted as a Fellow of the International College of Dentists (ICD). Fellowship of the ICD is extended by invitation only, and follows a rigorous peer-review process leading to recognition of, “outstanding professional achievement, meritorious service and dedication to the continued progression of dentistry for the benefit of humankind”.