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About Sickkids
About SickKids

Peter Judd, B.Sc., D.D.S., D. Paed., M.Sc., F.R.C.D.(C)

The Hospital for Sick Children
Paediatric Dentist

University of Toronto
Associate Professor

Other Positions

Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital

Phone: 416-813-6097
Fax: 416-813-6375
Email: peter.judd@sickkids.ca
Alternate Contact: Helen Cheung
Alternate Phone: 416-813-6008

Brief Biography

Dr. Judd is an Associate Professor, University of Toronto and a Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada.  His education includes a BSc and DDS, from The University of Western Ontario, a Diploma in Pediatric Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto and an MSc, University of Toronto. 

Peter Judd is also one of the Directors of the Ontario Cleft Lip and Palate / Craniofacial Dental Program.

Clinical Care Activities

  • Total dental rehabilitation and preventative strategies in the management of severe dental disease in the medically complex child
  • Oral-facial trauma
  • Management of the anxious/fearful patient with associated co-morbidities
  • Patients with special needs

Research Interests

  • Clinical studies of children with rampant caries including specific investigations into restorative techniques, pulp therapy and the impact on nutritional status.
  • Rampant caries, its impact on the underlying medical comorbidity and preventative interventions in the medically complex child.
  • Mucositis in paediatric oncology patients.


Alumni of Distinction Award, The University of Western Ontario, School of Dentistry 2005.


Jacobs S, Baggott C, Agarwal R, Hesser T, Schechter T, Judd P, Tomlinson D, Beyene J, Sung L.: Validation of the Children's International Mucositis Evaluation Scale (ChIMES) in paediatric cancer and SCT. Br J Cancer. 2013 Nov 12; 109(10): 2515-22.

Ethier MC, Regier DA, Tomlinson D, Judd P, Doyle J, Gassas A, Naqvi A, Sung L:  Perspectives toward oral mucositis prevention from parents and health care professionals in pediatric cancer.  Support Care Cancer. 2012 Aug: 20(8): 1771-7

Tomlinson D, Ethier MC, Judd P, Doyle J, Gassas A, Naqvi A, Sung L:  Reliability and construct validity of the oral mucositis daily questionnaire in children with cancer.  Eur J Cancer 2011 Feb;47(3):383-8

Carcao M, Seary, E, Casas M, Winter L, Stain A, Judd P:  Dental disease in type 3 Von Willebrand Disease: a neglected problem.  Haemophilia.  2010 Nov; 16(6): 943-948.

Doyle T, Casas MJ, Kenny DJ,  Judd PL:  “MTA produces superior outcomes in vital primary molar pulpotomy.” Pediatr Dent, 2010 Jan-Feb, 32: 41-47.