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Dental Implantology
Skills Development Programme

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The DENTSPLY Implants Dental Implantology Skills Development Programme is delivered by experienced clinicians offering training at state-of-the-art facilities in centres across the UK. Course presenters include internationally acclaimed podium speakers and celebrated oral surgeons, as well as some of the country’s most accomplished dental implantologists and dental technicians, together with dental hygienists and dental nurses with extensive experience of the teaching and practice of dental implantology.


View coursesAlison Adams

Dental Nurse/Receptionist (GDC No. 190182)

Ali began her career in 1995. After qualifying as a dental nurse Ali gained extra qualifications in Oral health education and radiography along with becoming an NVQ assessor for unqualified dental nurses.

Outside of work Ali enjoys cooking and walks with her children and family dog. 


View coursesRobert Adams

BDS FDS RCS (Eng) MSurgDent RCS MSc (UCL Implant Dentistry)
Specialist in Oral Surgery

Robert Adams is a part-time Clinical Lecturer in Dental Implantology at the Cardiff University School of Dentistry.  In 2000 Robert undertook the MSc in Implant Dentistry at the Eastman Hospital.   

Robert’s work is limited to dental implantology and specialist oral surgery procedures in multi-specialist practices.  He is particularly interested in hard / soft tissue augmentation procedures for peri-implant aesthetics and grafting procedures. Robert is an Astra Tech PEERS member and a Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantology. He has lectured Nationally on the surgical aspects of dental implant treatment. Further details


View coursesTomas Albrektsson

MD, Ph D, ODhc

Born August 25th 1945, Swedish citizen
Professional preparation
MD in 1973, PhD-thesis Healing of Bone Grafts defended in 1979 (Tutor: P-I Brånemark) Full time clinical work between 1973 and 1976, Associate professor (docent) in 1980.
Researcher & Head of Bone research Group at the Laboratory of Experimental Biology, Department of Anatomy, University of Göteborg, Sweden 1980 – 1986. Researcher and Head of Administration, Institute for Applied Biotechnology, Gothenburg, 1980-1986. Professor and Head of Department of Handicap Research (nowadays dept. of Biomaterials), University of Göteborg since 1986. Chairman of the Department since 1988, today a part of the dept of Clinical Sciences, Sahlgren´s Academy, Göteborg University
Commissions of Trust
Previous or present Board member of several biomaterials oriented commercial companies.
Board member of the dept of Surgical Sciences for more than 10 years and of the dept of Clinical Sciences since 2006. Various Board positions (including several as chairman) of idealistic organisations with memberships of between 400 and 4000 individuals.
Networks in academia and industry
Substantial network with numerous research bodies over the years. Previous or present consultancies to stock market companies such as Nobel Biocare, Mediteam, Astra Zeneca and 3i. Frequently invited as external expert on international academic positions.
Entrepreneurial achievements
Close co-worker of P I Brånemark in development of osseointegrated oral & craniofacial clinical treatment with international breakthrough in 1982 and 1992, senior member of team that has developed new osseointegrated hip arthroplasties for clinical usage (2005).
The Editor of 10 scientific books and the member of the Editorial Board of 8 international, scientific journals. Editor-in-Chief of Applied Osseointegration Research, a scientific monograph, since 2000. Several patents in the field of biomaterials. The author of more than 600 abstracts, reviews and scientific papers on bone grafts, vital microscopy of bone, experimental implants, oral and craniofacial reconstructions and orthopaedic implants. Paper by Brånemark, Albrektsson et al (1983)was in 2006 awarded as one of the top papers published in Biomaterials during 25 years. Paper by Wennerberg & Albrektsson (2000) awarded title of best paper in Int J Oral & Maxillofacial Implants published in the year of 2000. Ranked among the 6 most quoted scientists of the Medical faculty of Göteborg University in an investigation covering the years between 1986 and 2001. Theses of graduate students
Supervisor or co supervisor of 38 Ph D theses at the own department and of 3 Ph D theses at Universities abroad. External examiner of 9 national and 2 international Ph D theses
Other relevant qualifications
About 850 invited lectures to professional audiences all over the world.


View coursesHatem Algraffee

Specialist Periodontist

Hatem Algraffee has lectured extensively and has a passion for assisting and mentoring colleagues. He has been a specialist clinical teacher at Guy’s Hospital, a Specialist Senior Dental Officer for Hammersmith and Fulham NHS Trust and a postgraduate examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

Dr Algraffee trained as a specialist periodontist at Guy’s Hospital, London and gained a Masters degree in Clinical Dentistry. His four year specialist training was completed by examination for Membership in Restorative Dentistry from the Royal College of Surgeons. 

Hatem has extensive periodontal, implant and restorative experience.  He now dedicates his time exclusively to periodontics and implant dentistry. More Details


View coursesEvangelos Anagnostopoulos

Evangelos qualified from National, Kapodistrian University of Athens in 1992. In the same year he started his postgraduate studies and clinical experience in Oral and Maxillofacial surgery at the Evangelismos, University Hospital of Athens.

His special interest is Implant and cosmetic Dentistry and since 2004 he has treated successfully a large number of patients. In 2010 he completed a two year Diploma course in implant Dentistry at the Royal College of Surgeons in London. His aim is to provide the best care and the highest standards of scientific evidence based treatment to suit the patient's needs.


View coursesSusie Anderson-Sharkey

RDN; Cert OHE; PDA Management
Award Training and Education

Susie has been the Practice Manager at Dental fx since the practice opened in 2006. She is a qualified nurse, oral health educator, gained a PDA in Dental Practice Management being awarded the ‘ Louisa Fraser Memorial Award’ for best student and also more recently studied to gain an Award in Training and Education. Susie has a wealth of experience in Dental Practice and is the developer of this course to enable nurses in Scotland to gain a basic understanding of the role required of the implant nurse.


View coursesMitesh Badiani


Mitesh Badiani has lectured widely throughout the UK and abroad in implants and local anaesthetic, especially the use of the wand. He is principal of six private surgeries employing over 100 members of staff, including more than 30 dentists. His work is limited to mainly implants and cosmetic dentistry. Dr Badiani is a member of the British Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry and the General Implant Forum and Training. He is on the Advisory Panel of the British Society of Oral Implantology and a member of the Association of Dental Implantology UK.  Further details



View coursesSubir Banerji

BDS MClinDent(Prostho) MFGDP(UK) FICOI
Programme Director MSc Aesthetic Dentistry
Senior Clinical Teacher, Kings College London, Dental Ins

Dr Subir Banerji qualified with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery from The University of Newcastle Upon Tyne Dental School, UK.

He completed an advanced course in Restorative Dentistry at The Eastman Dental Hospital, London and his Fellowship of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. He gained his Masters in Clinical Dentistry (Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics) from the University of London.

In addition to his Private Practice in London he is the Programme Director for the MSc in Aesthetic Dentistry, a Senior Post Graduate Tutor on the Master’s in Clinical Dentistry (fixed and removable Prosthodontics) programme and a former Senior Undergraduate Clinical Teacher at the Department of Primary Dental Care at King’s College London Dental Institute. He lectures nationally and internationally and has several publications to his credit in peer reviewed International journals, and is a reviewer for the Oral Health and Preventive Dentistry publication by Quintessence. He is the author of chapter 3 on “Patient Examination and Assessment” for the book “Essentials in Esthetic Dentistry” Volume 1, published by Elsevier and released in December 2014, and the Editor in Chief for “Practical Procedure’s in Aesthetic Dentistry” to be published by Wiley. He is also the author of the academic units on Implants, Posterior Composites and Tooth Wear for the Master’s programmes at King’s College and is involved in research. He has conducted several Postgraduate and Master’s level courses in aesthetics, implants, composites, fixed and removable prosthodontics and occlusion in the UK, USA, Europe, Australia, Hong Kong and India. He is also an examiner for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate programmes and has supervised and examined several Master’s level final year research and dissertation projects.

He is an appointed expert and advisor to the General Dental Council (UK)

He is also Head of the Continuing Medical Education department of i2i Telesolutions Pvt Ltd and on the editorial board of the Academy of Dental Excellence.


View coursesCraig Barclay


Consultant in Oral Rehabilitation/ Honorary Professor in Restorative Dentistry, University of Manchester Dental Hospital.  Craig qualified BDS in 1986 from Glasgow, and took up his current NHS consultant post at Manchester in 2002. He is a Consultant in Oral Rehabilitation and Honorary Professor in Restorative Dentistry, Associate Dental Postgraduate Dean for Specialist Training, Director of Education for Manchester Dental Education Centre and Director of the Square Advanced Dental Care Centre.


View coursesAnthony Bendkowski

BDS LDS RCS MFGDP DipDSed DPDS M Surg Dent Specialist in Oral Surgery

Dr Anthony Bendkowski is an oral surgeon whose clinical interests are implant dentistry and associated bone augmentation. He is a Past President of the Association of Dental Implantology UK and an examiner for The Royal College of Surgeons of both England and Edinburgh.  Dr Bendkowski has lectured extensively in the UK and abroad.  He runs courses on oral surgery, implant dentistry and bone augmentation, as well as business and practice development related to implant dentistry. 
Anthony Bendkowski has over 20 years’ clinical experience of surgical and restorative management of referred implant cases. He undertakes all aspects of bone augmentation and grafting, and complex case reconstruction.   Further details



View courses Adrian Binney

BDS FDS RCPS (Glas) MScD (Wales)
Specialist in Periodontology

Adrian Binney is a part-time clinical lecturer at the Cardiff University School of Dentistry. He teaches on the Masters Degree course in Dental Implantology, and the Postgraduate Dental Implant Stepwise Course and Masters Degree Programme. He has also lectured on restorative dentistry at Bristol Dental School.

Adrian has completed dental implantology training in the UK, Europe and the USA. He undertakes a wide range of implant and bone regeneration work. His clinical practice, at The Parade Specialist Dental Centre in Cardiff, offers all aspects of restorative and aesthetic dentistry, and advanced periodontics.


View coursesSteve Byfield


Dr Steve Byfield has over twenty years experience in implant and restorative dentistry. His philosophy is to provide patients with high quality care and to build close working relationships with dental professionals. During his career Steve has been a national board member of the Faculty of General Dental Practice, the Association of Dental Implantology (UK) and the British Dental Health Foundation. Dr Byfield graduated in 1981.


View coursesAshley Byrne

Ashley Byrne is the co-owner and Managing Director of Byrnes Dental Laboratory.  He has lectured all over the world and firmly believes in sharing ideas and techniques. He advocates an honest and open approach to education, with no hidden secrets. 


View coursesSteve Campbell

Steve is a registered dental technician with 23 years experience. Steve has a history of working on CAD/CAM and beta testing work for implant and milling companies that have products which are in the pre release phase for the UK and Europe.

He has lectured on digital implant solutions throughout the UK, Switzerland and Sweden focusing on the benefits of CAD/CAM, including a talk at The Dentistry Show and ADi National Members forum, and the more recent Digital Focus Day. Steve also writes articles for online publications both in the UK and USA, and has had articles published in Implant Dentistry Today, the EDi Journal and other printed publications. Steve is also the Technical representative for the ADi, Director of Finance for the DLA, and BIDST Council member.


View coursesScott Chennells

Scott qualified as a Dental Technician and Ceramist at De Montford University in 2011 whilst working for a leading aesthetic dental laboratory. From then he began working closely with technicians and dentists that were making the process from conventional to digital dentistry. Scott has been the CAD/CAM specialist at Dentsply Sirona for 2 years and is very passionate about the digital workflow and CAD/CAM technology.


View coursesSanjay Chopra

BDS FDSRCS DipImpDent RCS (Eng) (Advanced Certificate)
GDC Registered Specialist in Oral Surgery

Sanjay Chopra is an Examiner in Implant Dentistry for the Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) in both England and Edinburgh. He is a tutor and lecturer on the Diploma and Advanced Certificate in Implant Dentistry from the RCS, England and was a part-time lecturer in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Royal London Hospital for several years. Sanjay attained his Fellowship from the RCS, England, in 1993.

Sanjay has lectured nationally and internationally, and runs training courses for dentists on dental implants, oral surgery and sedation. Dr Chopra is a SAAD trained sedationist and Member of the Dental Sedation Teachers Group. Further details


View coursesN C A Claydon

Dental implant dentist

Nick qualified from UWCM in 1986 and has been placing implants since 1994.

He is a GDC accredited specialist in Periodontology having completed his Masters degree in 1995 and his PhD in 2000. Also a Clinical Research Fellow at the University of Bristol, Nick is involved with the teaching of Periodontology and Implantology at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Nick is a mentor for dentists placing implants and is also a member of the Association of Dental Implantology


View coursesFiona Clements


For the past seventeen years Fiona Clements has worked as a Senior Nurse in maxillofacial and restorative dentistry at Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton.  She has four years experience in dental implantology, assisting Matthew Jerreat, Consultant in Restorative Dentistry.  Fiona helps treat high priority patients, including head and neck cancer, hypodontia and cleft lip and palate cases.  She qualified as a Dental Nurse in 1988 in the Royal Air Force.


View coursesMarco Degidi

Dr Marco Degidi is an expert on immediate-loading and implantology and has had a large number of articles published on this subject.

He is a sought-after speaker at the most prestigious international cosmetic dentistry and implantology congresses in Europe/ the world and is an active member of the Academy of Osseointegration.

Diplomate: International College of Oral Implantology; Adjunct Professor, Postgraduate Program in Clinic Implantology & Biomaterials, University of Chieti; Adjunct Professor, Postgraduate Master in Clinic Implantology, University of Bologna. 


View coursesPaul Delee

Paul is DENTSPLY’s technical director and Global Clinical Education Manager for Atlantis™ ISUS. Involved in the launch of the implant superstructures in over 20 countries Paul also worked on the product development and introduction of Atlantis ISUS 2in1 angulated screw access and lab scanning. Now responsible for all dental technique related issues of the product operations, Paul advises within R&D projects for its further development.

As the global trainer for Atlantis ISUS within DENTSPLY’s Global Clinical Affairs & Education division, Paul reviews related study proposals and closely supports Key Opinion Leader management.


View coursesMark Diamond

BDS FDS (RCPS) Specialist in Oral Surgery

Mark Diamond has 10 years’ experience in teaching comprehensive dental implant year programmes and is a specialist in oral surgery.  He offers a full range of multidisciplinary jaw and occlusal rehabilitation, utilising cone beam scanning technology at his Fortwilliam and Ballymena specialist clinics.  Dr Diamond is a Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists.  Further details


View coursesTim Doswell

BChD Dip.Imp.Dent.RCS(Eng) (Adv.Cert)

Tim Doswell qualified as a Dental Surgeon, with Honours, from Leeds University in 1996. Dr. Doswell is a clinical coach for Astra tech implant system and is an active member of the Association of Dental Implantology. He lectures across the UK on dental implants. In addition to an interest in dental implants, he has extensive experience in advanced restorative and cosmetic dentistry. Tim was awarded an advanced diploma in implant dentistry by the Royal College of Surgeons in London at the end of 2010.


View coursesMark Edmondson


Dr Mark Edmondson is an experienced oral surgeon specialising in surgical aspects of implant dentistry. He practices throughout the North West and has placed over 2,500 implants. Having qualified at Manchester Dental Hospital, Mark worked as a staff surgeon for the East Lancashire Maxillofacial Service. 

He received a Fellowship in Dental Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons in 1995 and is a tutor on the University of Manchester  MSc implantology course. Mark is a member of the Association of Dental Implantology UK, the British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and the European  Association for Osseointegration


View coursesKaren Elsey


Karen Elsey has worked with Dr Naresh Sharma for more than twenty years, covering all aspects of implant treatment at Heckmondwike Implant Centre. She has sixteen years’ experience in dental implantology and provides nursing assistance on the Royal College of Surgeons Dental Faculty Implant Course in Leeds. Karen has attended the SAAD sedation course in London on several occasions and also works at the Spire Hospital, Halifax, where patients are treated under general anaesthetic. She took the Dental Radiography Diploma in 1994, having qualified in 1986.


View coursesKoray Feran


Koray Feran has a private practice in London’s West End, he has been placing and restoring implants since 1991 and has a special interest in multidisciplinary case management including periodontics, restorative and aesthetic dentistry. Dr Feran lectures internationally and is the President of the British Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry.  He is ADI Committee London Representative and a lecturer on the implant MSc course at the University of Salford.  Further details


View coursesLouise Fletcher


Louise has been working as an implant nurse alongside Dr Stephen Jacobs at Dental FX for more than ten years. She is Head Dental Nurse at the practice and has over 15 years’ experience. Louise is one of only a few in her profession to have gained the Certificate of Dental Implant Nursing from King's College London. She has delivered presentations to implant nurses at UK-wide events. Having completed the Certificate in Dental Radiography, Louise organises and undertakes CT scans for Dental FX patients and referrals from other practices.


View coursesLisa Friel

Dental Nurse
SQA L3 Dental Nursing & PDA Dental Nursing SQA 2014
GDC No. 251008

Lisa qualified in 2014 from Glasgow Dental Hospital and has worked as Dr Jacobs nurse for the past 3 years. She has experience with all aspects of implant treatment, including sinus lifts and bone graft

Lisa also provides nursing assistance to Dr Jacobs at the Scottish Dental Implant year course and maintains Astra Tech component stock.


View coursesPhilip Friel

BDS BSc (Hons) MFDS RCS (Edin) MRCPS (Glas)

Philip Friel has a degree in Anatomy and a particular interest in dental implantology, including bone grafting, soft tissue surgery and immediate placement/loading. He lectures and mentors on the placement and restoration of dental implants. Dr Friel is a member of the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.  He is the current President of the Association of Dental Implantology.

Philip has a strong commitment to continued education and trains with globally recognised pioneers, and experts of advanced cosmetic and implant techniques.  He is a member of the British and American Academies of Cosmetic Dentistry, and the Academy of Osseointegration (USA).  Philip currently works in general, cosmetic and implant dentistry, at his private referral clinic in Glasgow‘s West End. Further details



View coursesThomas Hanser

Dr. Thomas Hanser is an expert in implant dentistry. Dr Hanser has experience in:

•Aesthetic hard and soft tissue management in implant dentistry
•Bone and soft tissue grafting and reconstructive techniques
•Lateral and vertical alveolar reconstructions
•Implant prosthetic treatment


View coursesPhilip Hayter

BDS LDSRCS DipImpDent RCS (Eng) (Advanced Certificate)
GDC Registered Specialist in Oral Surgery

Philip Hayter is an Examiner in Implant Dentistry for the Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) in Edinburgh. He is a tutor and lecturer on the Diploma and Advanced Certificate in Implant Dentistry from the RCS, England and was a part-time lecturer in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Royal London Hospital for several years.

Philip has lectured nationally and internationally, and runs training courses for dentists in dental implants, oral surgery and sedation. Dr Hayter is a SAAD trained sedationist and Member of the Dental Sedation Teachers Group. Further details


View coursesMichael Hodgson

BDS MGDS RCS(Eng) Specialist in Prosthodontics

Dr Michael Hodgson has been providing dental treatment at Carisbrook Dental Practice since 1986 and has over twenty years experience in implant dentistry.  Michael offers the full range of prosthodontics and the majority of his time is spent placing and restoring dental implants.   He trained at Kings College Hospital London and qualified in 1981 after which he spent five years in the Royal Air Force as a dental officer, serving in the United Kingdom and Germany.   Dr Hodgson is committed to postgraduate education and has lectured in this country and abroad.  He has mentored a number of dentists through the Royal College of Surgeons Diploma in Dental Implantology and has also been an examiner for the Diploma in General Dental Practice. Michael is a member of the Association of Dental Implantology UK.


View coursesStephen Jacobs


Stephen qualified from Birmingham University in 1985 and went into general dental practice. He started in implant dentistry in 1991 and since then has devoted hi career to the practice of implant dentistry, he is regarded as one of the foremost implant surgeons in the United Kingdom.

His training was carried out in the UK, USA and Europe and he now lectures extensively on all aspects of dental Implantology throughout the United States, Asia, Continental Europe and the UK.

Stephen runs his implant referral practice in Glasgow, UK, where all aspects of implant and reconstructive dentistry are carried out.

Stephen is a Key Opinion Leader and Ambassador for Dentsply Implants and Osstell. He carries out in practice research, currently working on 3 projects.

Stephen is a Past President of the Association of Dental Implantology UK (ADI) and a committee member and Fellow of the Academy of Osseointegration, and the UK Ambassador for AO. He is a founding Board member of PEERS UK, and is the Past Scientific Chairman of the ADI.

He is on the editorial board of three journals and runs a variety of courses at his practice, including a comprehensive year course for those willing to get started in the field of Implantology, sinus grafting and restorative programs.

Stephen currently mentors several dentists and is experienced with many implant systems.



View coursesPoonam Kalsi

BDS, MSc (Cons Dent), MFDS RCS, FDS (Rest Dent)

Poonam graduated from Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas’ Dental Institute in 2006, where she was awarded the University of London gold medal for her performance across BDS finals. Following vocational training and two years in hospital based posts, she completed her specialist training in Restorative dentistry at the Eastman Dental Hospital in London. She also undertook an MSc in Conservative dentistry at UCL and was awarded a Fellowship in Dental Surgery with the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

Poonam is currently a Consultant in Restorative dentistry at Guy’s dental hospital and is on the GDC specialist lists for Restorative dentistry, Prosthodontics, Periodontics and Endodontics. She is the chairperson for the British Dental Association, Ealing, Acton and Chiswick branch, and is actively involved in postgraduate education, having previously lectured and set up study days for general dentists, postgraduate trainees and dental nurses.


View coursesThomas Kaus

Dr. med. dent. (Germany), Dip Imp Dent (RCS Eng)

Dr. Kaus was born and raised close to Hechingen, Hohenzollern in Southern Germany.

He is a graduate of the Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen, Germany and became a dentist in 1990. He wrote his doctoral thesis ( under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Willi Schulte, who developed the Tübingen implant system for immediate replacement of teeth in the 70ies. Prof. W. Schulte later became an Honorary Fellow of the Academy of Osseointegration in recognition of his outstanding contributions to implant dentistry.

Dr. Kaus later joined the Department of Prosthodontics and Implantology at the University of Tübingen. Dr. Kaus worked closely with Prof. Dr. Heiner Weber as “Oberarzt” (senior dentist) and headed the undergraduate programme at the University of Tübingen. At the Department of Prosthodontics and Implantology he treated patients, carrying out the surgical and restorative aspects of implant dentistry.


View coursesVikram Kavi


Since qualifying in 2003, Vikram has strived hard to achieve the highest standards of patient care. He has worked in various hospitals throughout the UK, gaining invaluable oral surgery and sedation experience. Dr Kavi has undergone implant training with the FGDP and now brings this experience to North East Scotland. 

Dr Kavi is very experienced in placing and restoring many different cases of implants from single tooth to high aesthetic full arch cases daily.  Here at Crown Dental Group we have completed numerous full arch cases in the past year and over five hundred single unit implants.  He is very experienced with all major implant systems but is keen on using the Ankylos system.  


View coursesMichaelina Macluskey

Senior Clinical Lecturer and Honorary Consultant Oral Surgeon

Mike graduated from Glasgow University in 1990 and spent the next few years as a SHO in maxillofacial departments before completing FDS from the English College in 1994.  Then she took a job as a staff grade in maxillofacial surgery in Dunfermline for a few years before moving to Dundee in 1997 to work as a lecturer in Oral Surgery. She completed her PhD in 2002 and finished ACCOMS training in 2006 attaining FDSOSRCS. In 2007 she became a Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant in Oral Surgery.

Mike’s research interests include prognostic markers in oral cancer and potentially malignant lesions. Initially this was focused on regulation of the vasculature but also included lymphatic regulation and more recently the role of Human Papilloma Virus. Another area of interest is educational research particularly the development of teaching and assessment tools in oral surgery.

Since becoming a Senior Lecturer Mike’s main didactic teaching is in outreach with final year students teaching surgical skills under intravenous sedation. She delivers lectures to the third and fourth year students and organises the surgical dentistry course for the fourth year.


View coursesMassimo Maranzano


ConsultantOral Maxillo-Facial Surgeon/Head and Neck Reconstructive Surgeon, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester; Honorary Senior Lecturer University of Manchester

Massimo qualified both MD and DDS from University of Padova (Italy), then qualified as Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon in 1996 from University of Verona (Italy) and completed his training as Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon in 2007 from University of Udine (Italy).  He is Master of Arts in Forensic Odontology from University of Florence since 2010.  Took up his his job as NHS Consultant at Bassano del Grappa (Italy) in 1996 then moved to Udine Regional University Hospital Trust and Treviso Regional Hospital Trust and to Manchester in 2013.

Gerald W

View coursesGerald W McGarry


A Consultant ENT Surgeon in Glasgow Royal Infirmary since 1995, Gerry specailises in head and neck surgery, endoscopic management of sinonasal tumours and endoscopic anterior skull base surgery.

He is active in clinical research and surgical education in the UK and worldwide.  Gerry has designed and delivered numerous courses including "Advanced Endoscopic Sinus Surgery" (RCSEd).  He has been a member of the ENT SAB of the RCSEd and Chair of the Surgical Specality Group of the RCSEd.

Other positions held includ Lead Cancer Clinician  for WoScan, Head and Neck Cancer Network, Clinical Director for ENT Greater Glasgow and Clyde NHS and Team Leader for GMC Performance Procedures.

Gerry has authorised numerous chapters in key textbooks and continues to be active in clinical research.  He is Editor of the key reference text in Rhinology, Scott-Brown's Otorhinolarymgology 8th Ed.  In his spare time he climbs big mountains. 


View coursesJackie McIntosh

Head Dental Nurse
Verified competency in Dental Nursing
GDC No. 154986

Jackie qualified in 1992 and has been the head nurse at Dental Fx for the past 2 years. She assists in all aspects of implant treatment and mentors new members of staff in Asepsis technique , gowning and draping.

Jackie also assists with post operative care for patients and works with the Astra Tech Implant system.


View coursesSiobhan McKenna

Siobhan McKenna has been involved with dental implantology for nearly 20 years and has experience of many implant systems.  She has worked with Pearse Stinson at Beechview Dental Practice since 1982.  Siobhan has attended many courses on the subject in the UK and Ireland and has gained an insight into the advances that have been made. 


View coursesDermot McNulty

BDS DipImpDent RCS (Eng)

Dermot McNulty is a Lecturer and Examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons, Faculty of General Dental Practice Implant Diploma Courses held in London and Leeds and Course Director for the Implant Diploma Programme in London. He has been actively involved in implant dentistry since 1987 and has extensive experience of all the major implant systems. Dr McNulty has pursued dental implant and restorative postgraduate education both in the UK and abroad. He was awarded the RCS Diploma in Implantology and is continuing the MSc in Implant Dentistry at the University of London. Dermot qualified from Birmingham University in 1982 and, as well as running a successful private referral practice in Bath, he regularly runs courses in implant and restorative dentistry in his tailor-made training centre, which is located adjacent to the practice. Further details


View coursesNeil Millington


Dr Neil Millington has worked at Carisbrooke Dental Practice for fifteen years. His main areas of clinical interest are in the placement and restoration of dental implants.  After qualifying at Leeds University Dental Hospital in 1981, Neil spent a short time in general practice followed by sixteen years as a dental officer in the Royal Air Force working in both the UK and Germany. He gained the MGDS from the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1990. Neil spent a year in full time study at the Eastman Dental Hospital resulting in an MSc with distinction in prosthetic dentistry. He has attended a number of implant courses and lectures in the UK and abroad. Dr Millington established the RAF dental implant programme providing implant treatment for members of the armed forces and was also the Royal Air Force clinical advisor in prosthetic dentistry.  


View coursesFarid Monibi

Specialist Prosthodontist

Farid Monibi is a specialist prosthodontist whose main interests are minimal intervention reconstructive and cosmetic dentistry, and dental implantology. He has taught part time at Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital. He has an MFDS following three years of full-time postgraduate training in prosthodontics at Guy’s Hospital.
Dr Monibi has a Masters in Clinical Dentistry in Prosthodontics and MRD at the Royal College of Surgeons of England. Farid carries out all aspects of fixed and removable prosthodontics. He is a member of the Association of Dental Implantology, and the British Society for Restorative Dentistry.


View coursesAndrew Moore

BDS DipImpDent RCS (Eng)

Andrew Moore is committed to postgraduate education in the field of implant dentistry. Dr Moore was one of the first dentists to be awarded the Diploma in Implant Dentistry by the RCS Faculty of General Dental Practitioners. His postgraduate qualifications in implantology include a one year course at The Centre for Reconstructive Surgery, Harley Street, London.  Further details


View coursesShelley Moss

Senior Dental Nurse (GDC No. 139799)

Shelley has been dental nursing now for 10 years, she qualified in 2006 and has never looked back. Having a big interest in surgical procedures and implants Shelley has completed 2 courses for Dental Nurses in implantology and has gained a vast array of dental experience over the years, including assisting with bone grafting and sinus augmentation procedures. Shelley is an excellent team member which she is proud to be a part of here at Bath Spa Dentistry. Shelley has recently extended her duties becoming the Infection Control Lead. Outside of work, Shelley enjoys refurbishing old furniture, sports and socialising.


View coursesColin Neil

BDS MFDS RCS MSc (Implant Dentistry) Dip Dent Sed MSurgDent RCS

Dr Colin Neil is an experienced oral surgeon providing high quality implant dentistry. Having achieved an MSc in Implant Dentistry from the University of Warwick he completed the specialist exit examination in surgical dentistry at the Royal College of Surgeons. He is dedicated to education in the field of implant dentistry. Dr Neil developed sedation skills whilst working as a senior house officer at Taunton Hospital which has enabled him to establish an excellent reputation for intravenous sedation. Colin is a Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantology and has lectured internationally. He is also a mentor for the Association of Dental Implantology UK.


View coursesWaseem Noordin

BDS (Guys) LDS RCS (Eng) DipImpDent RCS (Eng) MSc Implant Dent (Lond)

Waseem Noordin was a cohort director, lecturer and examiner on the Implant Diploma Programme at the Royal College of Surgeons for eight years.   At his private referral practice in Edgware, he runs a wide variety of programmes for dentists who wish to offer implant treatment and full-day courses for dental nurses.  Dr Noordin provides assistance to colleagues in case planning and one-to-one mentoring on all aspects of implant treatment.  He has completed a Masters Degree in Implant Dentistry at Queen Mary University of London Institute of Dentistry and obtained the Diploma in Implant Dentistry in 2004 from the RCS England.  Waseem has been placing and restoring dental implants for more than 20 years, using a number of systems.  He is an active member of the ADI and a Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists.  Further details


View coursesMichael Norton

Specialist in Oral Surgery

Michael Norton is one of the world's most respected and renowned implant surgeons and a registered specialist in oral surgery.  In 2007 he was made a Fellow of the Faculty of Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, in recognition of his contribution to implant dentistry.
Dr Norton is Adjunct Clinical Professor at the internationally renowned Ivy League University of Pennsylvania, Dental School. He works in the Department of Periodontology on joint educational and research activities related to dental implant therapy and treatment of periimplantitis.
Michael is currently the only European board member of the Academy of Osseointegration and is Associate Editor of the International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Implants.


View coursesPhil Ower


Phil qualified from King's London in 1978. He joined the RAF after qualifying and was a general dental practioner until taking an MSc in periodontology in 1992, after which he was RAF Adviser in Periodontology and ran the RAF school of Dental Hygiene.

After leaving the RAF he lectured at the Eastman Dental Institute and worked in several specialist practices. For 10 years he worked alongside Bernie Kieser at the Periodontal Practice in London and now practices at the Briars Dental Centre in Newbury.

Rajiv M

View coursesRajiv M Patel

BDS, MClinDent (Perio), MFDS RCS (Eng), MPerio RCS (Ed)

Rajiv is a General Dental Council registered specialist in Periodontics. He graduated from the University of Bristol. Following periods working as a Senior House Officer in Dental Public Health, Oral and Maxillo-facial Surgery and Restorative Dentistry, he embarked upon four years of specialist training in the field of Periodontics at Guy’s Hospital which includes extensive training and experience within the field of dental implantology.

As well as working in specialist practice, Rajiv also teaches other dentists at the Eastman CPD centre. He has lectured nationally and is a member of the British Society of Periodontology’s Faculty. Membership of the Faculty is a mark of esteem within the UK periodontal community. Its aim is to provide an expert group of educators who are formally recognised as capable of delivering high quality, evidence-based educational lectures and seminars in periodontology.


View coursesSharad Patel

MclinDent (Prosthodontics)

Sharad Patel lectures nationally and internationally on cosmetic dentistry, implantology and all ceramic restorative systems. He has been practising implant dentistry for more than ten years, during which he has placed more than 2,000 implants. Dr Patel has enormous enthusiasm for his profession and is driven continually to extend the boundaries of his knowledge. He is a Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantology and a certified Instructor for the International Society of Computerised Dentistry. He also enjoys membership of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and the Association of Dental Implantology UK. Sharad offers an additional mentoring programme to teach referring dentists to restore the implants placed by him if they so wish.  Further details


View coursesTushar Patel

BDS DGDP RCS (Eng) DRDP (Lon) DipImpDent RCS (Eng) (Adv Cert) FFGDP (UK)

Tushar Patel has over 25 years of experience in Advanced Restorative Dentistry and Orthodontics. He is a trained mentor for the Association of Dental Implantology UK and a course tutor on the Royal College of Surgeons Implantology Diploma course at Leeds Dental Institute. Dr Patel gained the Specialist Diploma in Implant Dentistry from the RCS in June 2007 and is a Fellow of the Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK).  He was awarded postgraduate qualifications in Clinical Restorative Dental Practice from the Eastman Hospital in June 2004.  Further details


View coursesJenna Reffin

Dental Nurse
SQA L3 Dental Nursing & PDA Dental Nursing SQA 2014
GDC No. 254595

Jenna qualified July 2014 and has worked as Dr Jacobs nurse for the past 4 years. She assists in DIEM Full Arch Replacement procedure alongside the lab technician.

Jenna also provides nursing assistance to Dr Jacobs at the Scottish Dental Implant year course and carries out sterilising and post operative care of instruments.


View coursesKia Rezavandi

BDS MSc (Lond) MRD

Kia Rezavandi qualified from the Royal London hospital in 1993. Following a brief period in general practice he developed an interest in periodontics which led him to enrol on the periodontology masters program at Guys  hospital. He  attained his MSc in 1997 and was awarded the diploma of membership in restorative dentistry of the Royal College of surgeons of England in 2000. He has been on the specialist register in periodontics since 2000 and has worked exclusively within this field to the present day. This has involved both working in a private practice setting as well as teaching positions in some of London’s major dental institutes. He has been a guest lecturer and contributor to a number of master programs in the UK where his clinical expertise and knowledge has been called upon.


View coursesPeter Sanders

FFGDP RCS (Eng) MSc ImpDent (Lond) DipImpDent RCS (Eng) (Advanced Certificate) MFGDP BDS LDSRCS

Peter Sanders' primary clinical interests are in dental implantology. He has an MSc in Implantology and was recently awarded the Fellowship of the Faculty of General Dental Practice by the Royal College of Surgeons in London. Peter is a Cohort Course Director and examiner on the Implantology course at the Royal College of Surgeons, London, from where he gained a Diploma in 2005.

Dr Sanders has served as Head of Dentistry and Dental Advisor to Marks and Spencer, and set up BUPA's quality assurance programme. He was founding president of the Dentists Media Group and is a Fellow of the Pierre Fouchard Academy.  Peter is clinical director of Dental Confidence Ltd, an implant referral practice in Southampton.  Further details


View coursesNigel Saynor

BDS Vu (Manc) MSc Implantology

Nigel Saynor runs several courses and lectures in the UK and overseas on all aspects of implant dentistry, from the simplest restoration to complex, covering bone grafting, sinus manipulation and site development. He is particularly interested in the aesthetic aspects of implantology and how to optimise the outcomes of treatment modalities and protocols. Dr Saynor is a past President of the British Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry, an active member of the American Academy of Osseointegration, local BDA branch chairman and a member of the ADI. He has an MSc in Implantology from Manchester University and is also an honorary clinical tutor on the MSc programme in Implantology at Manchester Dental Hospital. He is actively involved with the development of implant product and promotion of implantology. Nigel qualified in 1980 with distinction from Manchester University Dental Hospital.  Further details


View coursesClive Schmulian


Clive Schmulian works as a full-time general dental practitioner in Glasgow. He passed the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners Diploma in Implant Dentistry in 2006 and is a part time visiting GDP in restorative care at Glasgow Dental Hospital and School. He undertakes both surgical and restorative stages of implant dentistry as well as bone and sinus grafting. Clive works closely with dentists throughout Scotland and has a special interest in the use of advanced imaging techniques for implant treatment planning.  Further details


View coursesAshok Sethi


Ashok Sethi has a worldwide reputation in the dental profession for the elegance and predictability of his work. He has pioneered and refined both surgical and prosthodontic implant dentistry techniques since 1979. Dr Sethi has organised and taught on postgraduate courses, accrediting dentists in implant dentistry in the UK and Europe. He is Programme Director of the Diploma in Implant Dentistry at the Royal College of Surgeons. Ashok is frequently invited to speak at clinical meetings around the globe and has published numerous articles on advanced implant dentistry in professional and scientific journals. Most recently he has written a book called 'Practical Implant Dentistry' published by Quintessence Publishing Company Limited. Ashok qualified from the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne in 1974. The Royal College of Surgeons awarded him the DGDP by election, the MGDS by examination, and the FFGDP by assessment. He is a Fellow and Diplomate of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists and has a Diploma in Advanced Implantology from the University of Lille, where he was a member of the Faculty for ten years.  Further details


View coursesSanjay Sethi

BDS (Lond)

Sanjay Sethi owns a private practice in the City of London and has special interests in the restorative and aesthetic aspects of dentistry. Dr Sethi runs hands-on composite courses and lectures on implant dentistry and crown and bridgework both in the UK and internationally. Sanjay founded and coordinates the Dentology Study Club and is on the Executive Council of the British Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry.  Further details


View coursesDavid Seymour

BChD MFDS RCS (Ed) MSc ClinDent (Rest Dent) FDS (Rest Dent) RCS (Ed)

David is a Consultant in Restorative Dentistry and a General Dental Council registered Specialist in Prosthodontics, Periodontics, Endodontics and Restorative Dentistry.

David is a published author of articles in both national and international journals on subjects including dental implants, restorative and endodontic techniques. As part of his specialist training David completed a Masters degree in Restorative Dentistry focusing on dental implants and was awarded a distinction.

David spends his working week as an NHS Consultant in Restorative Dentistry at The York Hospital and here at Dental Excellence Harewood. His time in the hospital is spent providing complex oral rehabilitation for patients with both congenital and acquired oral disease.



View coursesNaresh Sharma

BChD MGDS RCS (Eng) MSurg Dent FFGDP (UK) DipImpDent RCS (Eng) (Specialist in Oral Surgery)

Naresh K Sharma has 20 years’ experience of oral surgery in hospital dentistry and 18 years’ experience in implant dentistry. He has several publications to his name and has organised and taught on various postgraduate courses in the UK and internationally. Dr Sharma is on the teaching faculty for the RCS Diploma in Implant Dentistry and is the Director of the RCS Diploma course in Leeds. He has been an examiner, both in the UK and overseas, and has served as Chairman of the Examinations Committee of the Faculty of GDPs. Naresh is a fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists and is currently on the Specialist List for Oral Surgery.  Further details


View coursesGianluca Sighinolfi

In 1989, Gianluca was awarded his diploma from the Villaggio del Fanciullo in Bologna, Italy. He immediately began work in an important dental lab in Bologna, later to become a partner. He has had extensive specialist training and conducted courses both in Italy and internationally. Since 1996 Gianluca has collaborated with Dr Marco Degidi and Prof Piattelli on immediate loading research, contributing to the development of new surgery protocols and numerous articles on this subject that have been published in leading international reviews and journals.


View coursesNikhil Sisodia

BDS (Brist)

Nik Sisodia has been an implant mentor and trainer to dentists at all levels, from GDP to registered specialists, for many years. He lectures worldwide on implant and restorative dentistry. Nik is an associate clinical teacher at the University of Warwick.  He is respected as an opinion leader in implant dentistry in the UK and is a Module Leader for the Advanced Diploma in Dental Implantology at the Royal College of Surgeons, England.  
Nik is in private practice in London.  He is a past president of the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and a Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantology.  He is a Member of the Association of Dental Implantology, Scientific Chairman of the British Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry and serves on the editorial review board of the International Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry.


View coursesPeter Sochor

Master Technician ZTM

Peter Sochor has lectured worldwide, been published in a number of journals and has gained a wide reputation for troubleshooting in implant dentistry. He is involved in research in restorative implant dentistry and runs courses for dental technicians and dental surgeons. Peter is owner of Novadent Dental Studio in London, founded in 1983, which has earned a reputation for its work in implant and cosmetic dentistry. He began his dental career in Dublin followed by a further ten years' intensive study in Germany, covering every aspect of dental technology, leading to his qualification as a Master Technician ZTM in 1982.


View coursesPearse Stinson


Pearse Stinson has been involved in dental implantology for more than 15 years and has experience of several systems.  He completed the Implant Dentistry Diploma with the Faculty of General Dental Practice at the Royal College of Surgeons in 2008, having obtained his primary degree in 1981.  Dr Stinson has attended several dental implantology commercial courses and has completed the initial Hilt Tatum year programme.  He is a tutor on the SMART year programme in sedation for DCPs.  Further details


View coursesSteve Taylor

DipPS (Implantology) FBIDST

With previous experience of a variety of implant systems, Steve Taylor has presented numerous courses to both technicians and clinicians covering a range of subjects including occlusion, ceramic and implants. He was an Associate lecturer at Manchester Metropolitan University, teaching students in the final year of their degree and on the two-year implant diploma course. Steve is a Fellow of the British Institute of Dental and Surgical Technologists, a full member of the British Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry and the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and a member of the Association of Dental Implantology UK.


View coursesDavid Thomas

Specialist in Oral Surgery

David Thomas is Professor of Oral Surgery and Programme Director of Implantology at Cardiff University, where he established the Implantology & Tissue Engineering MSc programmes.  His main clinical interest is in implantology, specifically the use of soft and hard tissue grafting in the management of complex cases.

David is the elected President of the Association of British Academic Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Regional Faculty Advisor and SAC member in Oral Surgery and a visiting Professor in Trondheim Norway.  His research group works in the development of novel nano-medicines to treat chronic infection and inflammation.

Professor Thomas took his PhD at Bristol University, where he was the Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Fellow.


View coursesNichola Tong

BSc (Hons), CEB Dip DH.
Hygienist (GDC No. 4071)

Nicki qualified as a Hygienist in 1991 with the Royal Army Dental Corps whilst serving with the Royal Navy. She first came to work with Dermot in 1999 and stayed for eight years. She has decided to brave it again and returned to Bath Spa Dentistry in September 2013. During her absence she has worked with some specialist periodontists and has learned greater skills in gum disease management; and also in a practice that cares for nervous/anxious patients.

Nicki is a member of The British Society of Dental Hygiene and Therapy British Society of Dental Hygiene and Therapy, and also the Gloucester Independent Dentists Hygienists group, attending regular meetings and seminars to keep up to date with the latest knowledge and techniques. 

Giving you quality dental healthcare with a friendly, non judgemental approach is important to Nicki. She is passionate about helping you to maintain a lifelong healthy set of teeth & gums and for you to understand the relationship of your mouth health with your general health.

Nicki likes to keep fit by jogging with her dog, practicing yoga, and climbing mountains. For her 40th birthday she trekked to Mount Everest base camp with her husband and says that along with training to be a hygienist it was one of the most challenging things she has ever done!


View coursesMartin Wanendeya

BDS (Brist) DipImpDent RCS(Eng)(Advanced Certificate)

Martin Wanendeya is a tutor on the diploma in implant dentistry programme at the Royal College of Surgeons, England, having been awarded the diploma at advanced level.   He is an associate clinical teacher at the University of Warwick and has lectured nationwide on implant and restorative dentistry. 

Martin has been providing implant restorative training and surgical mentoring for many dentists over a number of years. He is a recognised and respected teacher in all aspects of clinical dentistry.  He is a member of the FGDP, the ADI and the BACD.

Martin is the author of an interactive book on Dental Implant Restoration which is available from the iTunes store. Further Details


View coursesEmily Wells


Emily Wells has been assisting Mitesh Badiani with dental implant treatment since 2009.  Dr Badiani mentors across the country and Emily travels with him to assist with dental implant procedures, sinus lifts and bone grafts.  Emily also works closely with Andrew Pickering, carrying out implant procedures and general dentistry, and the oral surgeon specialists.  She mentors other dental nurses on the dental radiography and NEBDN dental nurse courses. Emily has NEBDN qualifications in dental radiography and dental sedation.


View coursesTracey Whitmarsh

Tracey Whitmarsh has worked for Peter Sanders for more than fifteen years, covering all aspects of implant treatment. She also provides nursing assistance on the Royal College of Surgeons Dental Faculty Implant Course in Leeds. 


View coursesMatt Wilde

Matt Wilde is the Prosthetic Manager at Byrnes Dental Laboratory.  Matt is a passionate technician who seeks perfection through education, hard work and practice.  

Mark V

View coursesMark V Willings

BDS MFGDP (UK) Dip Imp Dent RCS (Eng) FFGDP (UK)

Qualified at Guys Hospital in 1991 and has worked in General Practice since then. Awarded MFGDP in March 1998, Diploma in Implant Dentistry in 2004 and the FGDP Fellowship in 2009.

Currently Mark:

  • Has a dedicated implant referral service at his private practice in Horbury, Wakefield and Dental Excellence Harewood.
  • Holds the Advanced Certificate of the Diploma in Implant Dentistry, RCS (Eng).
  • He is an Honorary Clinical Fellow at Manchester University, where he teaches on the MSc Implantology Programme.
  • Lectures locally and nationally at ADI Study Club meetings, the ADI National Forum, Deanery meetings and private courses.

View coursesJulian Yates

Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Implantology

Julian Yates qualified from the University of Glasgow in 1996 and is now a Professor in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and Implantology at the University of Manchester where he is a clinical teacher in all aspects of Oral Surgery including Inplant Dentistry. He has extensive experience in all aspects of implantology ranging from single tooth replacement to whole mouth rehabilitation. Furthermore, he has a specialist interest in managing patients with hard and soft tissue deficiencies including soft and hard tissue reconstuction, bone augmentation, bone grafting, zygomatic implants and All-on-4 techniques.

Julian has been placing and restoring dental implants since 2000 and In Manchester he works within a multidisciplinary team and has significant experience in managing some of the most complex cases involving dental implants.


View coursesJonathan Ziff


Jonathan Ziff has been placing implants for more than fifteen years and delivering implant training for nearly a decade. He runs a number of implant courses and lectures regularly on implant related subjects. He has a particular interest in complex rehabilitative cases requiring a combined surgical, periodontal and restorative approach. Jonathan is in full-time implant practice at his two referral centres in Leicestershire. He qualified from Leeds University in 1987 and has placed and restored thousands of dental implants using leading implant systems. Dr Ziff is a mentor for the ANKYLOS system and offers surgical and restorative care for referred patients.  Further details

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