Matthew BM Thomas

Matthew BM Thomas

Consultant in Restorative Dentistry / Honorary Senior Lecturer

School of Dentistry

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Research Theme

Learning & Scholarship

Areas of expertise

  • Multidisciplinary management of hypodontia and other developmental defects
  • Dental Rehabilitation of Oncology patients
  • Integrated restorative treatment planning
  • Dental implants
  • Surgical endodontics

Career Profile

University Education

  • Master of Philosophy (Dentistry) (2013)
  • FDS (Rest. Dent.) RCS England (2012)
  • MRD RCS (Endodontics) Edinburgh (2010)
  • MFDS RCS England (2006)
  • BDS with Honours Wales (2004); Graduated with Distinction

Previous Appointments

  • Locum Consultant in Restorative Dentistry (Bart's and the London Dental Hospital) 2012
  • Specialist Registrar in Restorative Dentistry, Cardiff University Dental Hospital and Honorary Clinical Teacher, Cardiff University School of Dentistry 2007 - 2012
  • Senior House Officer in Periodontology, Conservation, Prosthodontics and Conscious Sedation, Cardiff University Dental Hospital 2006 - 2007
  • General Professional Training - Senior House Officer in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Prince Charles Hospital, Merthyr Tydfil 2005 - 2006
  • Community Dental Officer, Cardiff and Vale LHB 2006
  • Vocational Training 2004 - 2005

Teaching Profile

  • Examiner for BDS and MClindnet programs
  • Previous Topic Lead for Endodontology
  • Educational supervisor for STR in Restotaive Dentistry
  • Dental Foundation and Core Training
  • Wales Deanery teaching

Honours and awards


  • BDA Welsh Hospitals Dental Specialties meeting. Restorative prize winner 2007 and 2010


  • Dentsply Award for Excellence for final year examinations - highest overall mark (2004)
  • "Y Geg" Prize for Oral Surgery (2004)
  • Orthodontic prize (2004)
  • Dentsply Award for Excellence in Pharmacology (2002)
  • Freda Berg prize for Oral Biology (2001)
  • Trevor Tranter prize for Dental Materials (2001)
  • Louis Cohen prize for Anatomy (2000)
  • Rita Cohen prize for Biochemistry (2000)
  • Janetta Cohen prize for Physiology (2000)

Professional memberships

Royal College Activities

  • Specialty Advisor in Restorative Dentistry for Wales (RCS England)
  • Advisory Board in Implant Dentistry RCS Edinburgh (2013-2017)
  • Speciality Advisory Committee in Restorative Dentistry RCS England (2010 - 2012)


  • Examiner panel for Diploma in Implant Dentistry in Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • Examiner panel for MFDS examination in Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • Internal examiner for conjoint MEndo / MClinDent examination for Cardiff University


  • Fellow of the Faculty of Dental Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • Fellow of the Faculty of Dental Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • Membership in Restorative Dentistry, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • British Dental Association
  • British Society of Restorative Dentistry
  • British Society of Prosthodontics
  • British Endodontic Society
  • British Society of Periodontology
  • Association of Dental Implantology UK

External Activities

  • Secretary to the Specialist Registrars in Restorative Dentistry Group 2010 - 2012
  • British Endodontic Society council member 2009 - 2010