Clinical Lecturer in Restorative Dentistry
Learning & Scholarship
I qualified from Cardiff Dental School in 1984. After a few hospital positions I entered General Dental Practice and have been running my own mainly NHS dental practice for over 25 years.
I obtained my Diploma in General Dental Practice from the Royal College of Surgeons in 1997.
I have previously been a Vocational Trainer in General Practice and have been working as a part time Clinical Lecturer in Restorative Dentistry since 1996.
Education and Qualification
1984 BDS (Wales) Bachelor of Dental Surgery, Welsh National School of Medicine, Cardiff
1997 DGDP(UK) Diploma in General Dental Practice, Royal College of Surgeons, London
1984-1985 House Officer positions in General Duties and Oral / Maxillofacial Surgery, UHW and CRI, Cardiff
1985-1991 Associate Dentist in General Dental Practice
1991-present Practice Owner / Principal Dentist in General Dental Practice
1993 Part time Educational Clinical Assistant in Oral Surgery, Cardiff Dental School
1994 Part time Educational Clinical Assistant in Conservative Dentistry, Cardiff Dental School
1994-1996 Part time Staff Grade Dentist in Conservative Dentistry, Cardiff Dental School
1996-present Part time Clinical Lecturer in Restorative Dentistry, Cardiff University Dental School
Honours and awards
Awarded the Wystan Peach prize in Conservative Dentistry, final year Dental Student
General Dental Council (Registration Nos 59045)
British Dental Association
Elected member of Gwent Local Dental Committee for over 20 years
Faculty of General Dental Practitioners (UK) of the Royal College of Surgeons, England
South Wales Independent Practitioners Group
Cardiff Dental Alumni Association
My sessions in the department involve the clinical chairside supervision and teaching of undergraduate dental students in all aspects of Restorative Dentistry.
I participate in other aspects of student teaching including Local Anaesthesia Symposium, Clinical Activity Mentoring and Monitoring Sessions (CAMMS) and Multiple Mini Interviews (MMIs) for prospective dental students.
I have a particular interest in teaching and preparing the students for a future career in General Dental Practice.