Loney, Robert

Phone: (902) 494-7179

Email: Robert.Loney@Dal.Ca

Department Chair, Department of Dental Clinical Sciences

Division Head / Professor, Department of Dental Clinical Sciences, Division of Removable Prosthodontics

Academic Credentials:
BSc (Saskatchewan), DMD (Saskatchewan), MS Prosth (Michigan)
Professional Appointments:
Chief Examiner, OSCE Examinations, National Dental Examining Board of Canada



Research Interests:

Material science including surface analysis, stress analysis and marginal integrity. Specific areas of interest include post and core restorations, dental implants, and resilient denture liners.

Research Projects:

A Randomized Prospective Study of Mandibular Overdentures Supported by One or Two Unsplinted Implants Placed According to a 1 or 2-Stage Surgical Procedure and Using the Immediate or Delayed Loading Protocol
Funding Agency:Nova Scotia Health Research Foundation / Nobel Biocare Canada Inc
Start Date:2004End Date:2007
Investigator Status:Co-Investigator
Co-Investigators:Kronstrom M (PI), Gerrow JG, Rocha AV
Wear Testing and the in vitro Wear of Denture Teeth
Funding Agency:Faculty of Dentistry Research Fund
Start Date:2006End Date:2007
Investigator Status:Principal Investigator
Oral Health Assessments for Seniors: Building Capacity for a Canadian Consensus.
Funding Agency:Nova Scotia Health Research Foundation
Start Date:2004End Date:2004
Investigator Status:Co-Applicant
Co-Investigators:Matthews, D, Clovis, J, Filiaggi, M, McNally M. and members of the Collaboration of Oral Health Researchers (COHR)
Evaluation of clinical performance of implants with different surface topographies
Funding Agency:3i Implant Innovations Canada
Start Date:2002End Date:2003
Investigator Status:Co-Principal Investigator
Co-Investigators:Rocha, A (PI), Filiaggi, M, Davis, B (co-PI's)
Multiuser Tension-Compression/Torsion Servo-hydraulic Mechanical Testing System
Funding Agency:NSERC Equipment Grant
Start Date:2002End Date:2003
Investigator Status:Co-Investigator
Co-Investigators:Lee, JM (PI) and 10 others
Removable Partial Denture Courseware Database
Description:Information Technology Innovation in Teaching Grant
Funding Agency:Office of Instructional Development and Technology, Dalhousie University
Investigator Status:Principal Investigator