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Mr Matthew BM Thomas 


Career Profile

University Education

  • Master of Philosophy (Dentistry) (2012)
  • 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

Memberships / External Activities

 

Royal College Activities

  • Advisory Board in Implant Dentistry RCS Edinburgh (2013-2017)
  • Speciality Advisory Committee in Restorative Dentistry RCS England (2010 – 2012)

Examinerships

  • 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

Memberships

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

Teaching Profile

  • Topic Lead for Endodontology
  • Undergraduate BDS programme
  • Postgraduate Masters in Clinical Dentistry programmes in Prosthodontics and Endodontics
  • Dental Foundation Trainees and Speciality Trainees in Restorative Dentistry

Awards / Prizes

Postgraduate

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

Undergraduate

  • 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)