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University honours dental professor.

THE chief dental officer at the World Health Organisation, Professor Poul Petersen, has received an honorary degree from the University of Liverpool, as dental experts from around the world meet for the Eighth World Congress on Preventative Dentistry.

The honour was presented to Professor Peterson at St George's Hall.

The congress has been attended by chief dental officers from across Europe as well as experts from 28 countries.

Professor Cynthia Pine, Dean of dental studies at the university, said: "I am delighted the University of Liverpool has been chosen to host such a prestigious international conference.

"This is an ideal opportunity to promote Liverpool's dental expertise

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