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 Nicholas Claydon

Nicholas Claydon

Clinical Lecturer, Oral Biomedical Sciences

Dr Nick Claydon

BDS MScD PhD MJDF RCS (Eng) FDS RCS (Eng) FHEA

Specialist in Periodontology and Implantologist

GDC No 61547

I am a graduate of the University of Wales College of Medicine (Cardiff, 1986) and am registered to the General Dental Council (GDC No 61547). I attained my MScD in Periodontal research at the University of Wales College of Medicine and my PhD from the University of Bristol, entitled Development and Application of Methods to Study Plaque Control by Dental Health Products. I was accredited as a specialist in Periodontics by the General Dental Council in 2000. I am Member and examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons (England) and was awarded my Fellowship ad eundem in 2020. I am Council member and Chair of the Practitioners Division of the British Society of Periodontology. In 2015, I was awarded membership of the Faculty of the British Society of Periodontology. I am Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and I attend the Specialist Advisory Committee for Restorative Dentistry at the Royal College of Surgeons of England. I work within the Advanced Therapies Group and am currently Clinical Lecturer in Implantology at Cardiff Dental School.

Honours and awards

Faculty member of the British Society of Periodontology

Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (ad eundum)

Past President Cardiff Dental Alumni Association

Professional memberships

General Dental Council (No 61547)

British Dental Association

British Society of Periodontology and Implantology

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

International Association for Dental Research (No 789765)

Director South East Wales Division of the International Team for Implantology

Association Dental Implantology

Cardiff Dental Alumni Association

Academic positions

2014 - present: Clinical Lecturer in Oral Biomedical Science, Cardiff University

1993 - present: Clinical Research Fellow in Periodontology, University of Bristol

1992 -1993: Clinical Lecturer in Periodontology, University of Wales College of Medicine

1991 -1992: Clinical Research Associate in Periodontology, University of Wales College of Medicine

Committees and reviewing

Elected Chair of the Practitioners Division of the British Society of Periodontology (BSP)

Elected Council Member of the British Society of Periodontology

Member of Specialist Advisory Committee at the Royal College of Surgeons (England)

Associate Editor (founding) for Frontiers in Oral Surgery

I am a reviewer for:

- Research submissions for the BSP

- Poster competitions at Society Conferences (BSP)

- Joint Research Prize with the Royal College of Surgeons and the BSP

I am an invited to peer-review for a number of prestigious journals including:

- Journal of Clinical Periodontology

- Journal of Periodontology

- American Journal of Dentistry

- Journal of Dentistry

- Journal of Oral Implantology

- PLOS

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I lecture Nationally and Internationally on my research and clinical practice at undergraduate, postgraduate and specialist level.

I contribute to the Cardiff Dental School Masters degree in Dental Implantology delivering formal teaching programs for periodontology, bone augmentation and peri-implantitis, as well practical teaching of surgical and restorative skills related to dental implants

I have supervised and co supervised 36 postgraduate MSc Implantology students to completion and am currently engaged with 9 postgraduate students

I have co supervised one PhD to completion and am currently co supervising 3 PhD students

I am an accredited trainer for Speciality Trainees in Restorative Dentistry and Oral Surgery for the Royal College of Surgeons (England)

My research interests include developing research methodologies, periodontal conditions, bone augmentation and peri-implant lesions, the scientific evaluation of oral health care products, tooth wear, dentine hypersensitivity and tooth whitening. I have conducted more than 95 clinical research studies and have published over 50 papers in peer-reviewed journals in these fields of interest. I am a founding Associate Editor for the Frontiers in Oral Surgery journal and am a reviewer for several high impact dental journals.

orcid id: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4151-1515

Dental Implantology

Periodontology

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