BDS (Wales) 1987, FDS RCPS (Glasg.) 1993, MScD (Wales) 1994.
GDC registered Specialist in Periodontology.
GDC number 62626
Qualifying in 1987 Cardiff Dental School. Following house posts in Restorative dentistry and Oral surgery, I then undertook a 2 year part-time Masters Degree in the Department of Periodontology, Cardiff. A full time Lecturer position in Restorative Dentistry, Bristol Dental School followed. During this position I had responsibility for clinical trial trial unit developing trial protocols and design and completing clinical trails in the efficiacy of different antimicrobials on the oral floral. A period of general dental practice within primary care of the sourth coast followed before joining The Parade Specialist Dental and Implant Centre in 1997, a referal based Specialist Restorative dental practice.
Completing Dental Implantology training in Cardiff, Göthnberg, Germany and the USA over a number of years. I undertake a wide range of implant and bone regeneration and restorative work on referal for patients with complex dental needs. This complements well the large variety of periodontal cases I also undertake on referral from colleagues.
Previously I been the elected Wales board representative for the Association of Dental Implantology for a number of years. I am a member of the BDA, International Congress of Oral Implantologists, the ITI, British Society of Periodontology. I am regularly invited to lecture and provide hands on training courses throughout the UK.
Adrian is a member of the British Dental Association,
International Congress of Oral Implantologists,
British Society of Periodontology.
2008-ongoing Part time Clinical Lecturer, Cardiff University.
1997-1999 Full time Lecturer in Restorative Dentistry, University of Bristol.
In 2008 I joined the Cardiff Postgraduate training Programme in Dental Implantology, headed by Prof. David Thomas. This takes post-graduate students on a part time and full time basis for a diploma level or full-time Masters Programme in Dental Implantology. A program of formal lectures and a clinical training allowed dental practitioners to undertake vovcational qualifications and training around busy clinical lifes, to date we have trained >100 individuals. In the group, I am proud to work with talented collegues, Lecturers Rob Adams and Nick Claydon and Prof. Claydon, delivering a course of value to students, In 2014 we welcomed 10 students to the Programme. Additionally and in conjuction with the team we developed a 2 day hands-on clinical course outlining The managmet of Soft tissues in dental implantology. This complements a similar hands on course for bone grafting. These courses have been well recieved and supported for a number of years. My main clinical interest is in clinical dental implantology, bone- and soft-tissue grafting and the restoration of complex restorative cases utilising dental implant therapy.