Hands-on in every module!
All of our lecturers are passionate about their chosen field of dentistry and aim to ignite the same passion within you. Our enthusiastic and knowledgeable lecturers teach best practices across a range of disciplines in a way that makes them understandable and easy to implement. We aim to improve your skills through practical sessions giving you the confidence to take on more complex cases.
Prof. Paul A. Tipton, UK
Prof. Edward Lynch, UK
Prof. Göran Urde, Sweden
Prof. James Prichard, UK
Prof. Crawford Bain, Scotland
Dr. Adam Toft, UK
Mr. Bill Sharpling, UK
Prof. Paul A. Tipton, UK
B.D.S., M.Sc., D.G.D.P., Specialist in Prosthodontics
Professor Paul Tipton is an internationally acclaimed Specialist in Prosthodontics who has worked in private practice for more than 30 years. He is the founder of Tipton Training Ltd, one of the UK’s leading private dental training academies and the author of over one 100 scientific articles for the dental press. He was voted in the Top 20 ‘most influential dentists in the UK’ by his peers in Dentistry Magazine in April 2012, the leading Prosthodontist in the poll and was voted in the top 5 dentists in Private Dentistry’s Elite 20 poll, January 2012.
He gained his Master’s Degree in 1989 from the Eastman Dental Hospital and London University and started teaching on the University of Manchester’s MSc in Restorative Dentistry. He is now Professor of Restorative and Cosmetic Dentistry at the City of London Dental School.
His private dental training academy, Tipton Training, was founded in 1991 and to date over 3000 dentists have completed a one year course at the Academy.
In 1992, Prof. Tipton was awarded an honorary Diploma in General Dental Practice from the Royal College of Surgeons of England and was appointed a member of the British Dental Association’s Independent Practice Committee. In 1999, he was certified as a Specialist in Prosthodontics by the General Dental Council.
Prof Tipton is on the editorial board of Private Dentistry Magazine, The Journal of Indian Prosthodontics Society and Implant Dentistry and is a medical writer and part of the advisory board at Expert Beauty Magazine and ‘Woman’s’ magazine. He was a founding member and on the Board of Directors of the British Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry and the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. He is the past president of the British Academy of Implant Dentistry and is currently the President of the British Academy of Restorative Dentistry. He was recently elected Fellow of the International Academy of dental Facial Esthetics (IADFE) and Associate Fellow of the University of Warwick.
Prof Tipton practices at his clinics in Manchester, Watford and Harley St. London. All details can be found at www.drpaultipton.co.uk .
Prof. Edward Lynch, UK
PhD, Lond, MA, BDentSc, TCD, FDSRCSEd, FIADFE, FDSRCSLond, FASDA, FACD
Edward Lynch completed a full term as the Head of Dentistry from 2010 in Warwick Dentistry at the University of Warwick, which has been ranked the third best University in the UK, with only Oxford and Cambridge being more highly ranked in 2011. Edward Lynch is currently Course Director, Dentistry in the University of Warwick. He has been elected the most influential person in UK Dentistry in 2010 by his peers (Google dentistry top 50 vote 2010 result) and has held the position of Professor of Restorative Dentistry and Gerodontology of the Queen’s University Belfast as well as Consultant in Restorative Dentistry to the Royal Hospitals from 2000 – 2010. He also served as the Consultant Editor of Gerodontology, as well as the Treasurer and Secretary to GORG, IADR and Editor of the GORG IADR newsletter. He has served as Senior Lecturer in Conservative Dentistry and Hon. Consultant in Restorative Dentistry and Postgraduate Course Organizer for the University of London where he was full time for 20 years (1980 – 2000).
He was awarded a total of more than 100 research grants, totaling over 6 million pounds and has more than 620 publications, including chapters in books and refereed abstracts. During his career, Edward Lynch has successfully supervised more than fifty MSc, MPhil and PhD students and he has been awarded many prizes for his research.
He is also a specialist in 3 disciplines, Endodontics, Prosthodontics and Restorative Dentistry as well as being a BUPA Consultant in Oral Surgery, and presents at many prestigious postgraduate courses worldwide each year. He is a Consultant to the ADA, a spokesperson for the BDA, a Scientific board member of the International Health Care Foundation and ISBOR, is on the editorial board of numerous International Journals and has spent decades as very much a “wet gloved” academic treating many specialist referrals every week, previously in the Royal Victoria Hospital as well as in Saint Bartholomew’s and the Royal London Hospitals.
He has edited the Quintessence book entitled “Ozone – The Revolution in Dentistry” ISBN 18-5097-08-82. He is also the Chairman of the European Experts group on Tooth Whitening and he is actively seeking to change EU legislation to legalize Home Bleaching. He has presented to the EU parliament on 2 occasions on tooth whitening. Since 2000, his research team has been honoured eleven times by being awarded first prizes at the annual meeting of the International Association for Dental Research including a 2012 IADR first prize for one of his MSc students Diarmuid Buckley in Warwick Dentistry. In addition, in 2010 he has been elected the 2011 President of Geriatric Oral Research Group (GORG) in the International Association for Dental Research and in 2012 he has also been elected as the next President of the Pharmacology, Therapeutics and Toxicology (PTT) Research Groups in the International Association for Dental Research. In addition, Edward was elected to represent the GORG on the Council of IADR from 2013 and he represented PTT on the IADR Council in 2012. He has also been elected as the Regent for Europe for the prestigious Fellowship of the Academy for Dento-Facial Esthetics. He is very proud than his University students honoured him with being the Staff President of the Dental Society for his past four years in QUB. He has also been accredited in October 2010 with the prestigious membership of The American Society for Dental Aesthetics and has been awarded the 2010 Outstanding Achievement Award at the Dentistry Awards (Dentistry, 13 January 2011). On 16 Oct 2012 he was awarded the Fellowship of The American Society for Dental Aesthetics and is the first UK Dentist to ever achieve this prestigious Fellowship. On 10 Feb 2013 he was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award for Services to Research and Teaching at the prestigious IAOHD Dentistry conference in Las Vegas.
In June 2013 he was awarded from the University of Warwick one of the 10 WATE (Warwick Awards for Teaching Excellence) prestigious awards for his teaching in Warwick Dentistry and he is the only Dentist in the University of Warwick to have ever been awarded this honour. Some of Edward Lynch’s publications and his citation index can be accessed at Google Scholar Edward Lynch where he has more than 4220 citations and has a h-index of 35 and an i10-index of 92. See also Researchgate Edward Lynch.
Edward Lynch attended the Council of the IADR meeting in South Africa in June 2014 and the Council of the IADR in Boston in March 2015 as well as chairing the PTT IADR Symposium. He was Chairperson of 2 sessions at the annual American Association for Dental Research as well as an oral presenter and presenter of a lunch and learn session at AADR in Los Angeles in March 2016. He was the Deans Invited speaker in the University of Nevada Dental School in March 2016 and he will attend the Council of the IADR and present research at the IADR in Korea in June 2016. On 9 May 2014 he was voted by his peers to receive the Lifetime Contribution Award in Dentistry. In May 2016 Edward was once again elected as one of the top 20 influencers in Dentistry by his peers.
Prof. Göran Urde, Sweden
Programme Director of Implantology Postgraduate Education Faculty of Odontology, Malmo University
Göran received his dental degree from the Faculty of Odontology, Karolinska Institute in Stockholm in 1979. He has held departmental positions at the Karolinska Institute, the University of Gothenburg, Eastman Dental Hospital in London, and the United Medical & Dental Schools of Guy’s & St. Thomas Hospitals, London.
Dr. Urde has held a variety of positions with Nobel Biocare throughout Europe, including System Specialist, Manager of Clinical & Scientific Support, Market Director and Manager of Professional Support.
Dr. Urde has lectured and published extensively on dental implants and practice management. He is currently on staff as a Prosthodontist at the Copenhagen Implant Centre, and maintains a private practice in Copenhagen.
Director Futurum Clinic, Bridging Innovation & Research
Program Director Postgraduate Education
Ass. Professor, Dept. of Materials Science & Technology
Senior Lecturer Tipton Training, London & Manchester, UK
Brånemark Clinic, Gothenburg, Sweden
Honorary Dental Surgeon, Eastman Dental Hospital
Honorary Tutor United Medical & Dental Schools of Guy’s & St. Thomas’s Hospitals, London, UK
Senior Lecturer European University College Dubai, UAE
Implant Specialist & Prosthodontist Copenhagen Implant Centre
Ass. Prof. Dept. of Prosthodontics, Malmö University
Prof. James Prichard, UK
BDS(ULond) MSc(ULond); LDSRCS(Eng); MFGDP(UK); FIADFE(USA); FHEA(UK); FBARD (UK)
Visiting Professor and Programme Leader, MClinDent in Endodontology at BPP University working with the City of London Dental School.
Professor Prichard is a renowned teacher in Endodontics, delivering hands on courses, lectures and seminars throughout the UK and overseas. He has held the posts of Associate Clinical Teacher, Clinical Teaching Fellow and Clinical Supervisor in Endodontics on the Masters Programme at The University of Warwick prior to joining BPP University in London as Visiting Professor and Programme leader for the MClinDent in Endodontology. He has supervised postgraduate students in Endodontics including several dissertations and theses. He has published in the scientific journals including the International Endodontic Journal, The British Dental Journal and Endodontic Practice. He has lectured at conferences including the British Dental Association annual meeting and the British Academy of Restorative Dentistry. He is a Key Opinion Leader for several endodontic companies and has demonstrated the latest advances in endodontic technology for Schottlander and FKG Dentaire at the Dental Showcases and Dentistry Show in the UK since 2004. He gained his Masters Degree (MSc) in Restorative Dental Practice with distinction for his dissertation which he completed at The Eastman Dental Institute in London. He is a Fellow of the International Academy of Dental Facial Esthetics in New York, a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a Fellow of the Biritish Academy of Restorative Dentistry.
Prof. Crawford Bain, Scotland
BDS (UGlas), DDS (CA), MSc (UPenns) MBA (UK)
BDS University of Glasgow 1969
DDS Dalhousie University, Canada 1975
MSc in Education University of Pennsylvania 1981
MBA Strathclyde University 1996
Specialist Certificates in Periodontics and Fixed Prosthodontics,
University of Pennsylvania 1980, 1981
Branemark Fellowship in Implantology, UCLA. 1990-1991
8 years in General Practice Glasgow and Halifax, Nova Scotia.
32 years Specialist Practice Canada, United States, Scotland and Dubai..
Formally Associate Professor; Head of Undergraduate and Post-Graduate Periodontics; Director of Occlusion; and Director of Implant Dentistry, Dalhousie University, Canada.
Formally Senior Lecturer and coordinator of MSc in Dental Primary Care, University of Glasgow
Professor of Periodontology, Director of Post-Graduate Periodontics, Dubai School of Dental Medicine
GDC Specialist List in Periodontics, Prosthodontics and Restorative Dentistry.
Eligible for Specialist registration in USA and Canada.
1995 to 3013 Part-time Private Referral Practice limited to Periodontics, Prosthodontics and Implant Dentistry, Glasgow and Edinburgh
Currently Professor of Periodontology and Director of Post-Graduate Periodontics, Dubai School of Dental Medicine
Smoking as a risk factor in Periodontal Diseases and Implantology
Long-term maintenance of Dental Implants
Diabetes as a risk factor
Smoking Cessation strategies for Dentists
Improving coordination and effectiveness of Multidisciplinary Care
Accuracy of conventional and scanned impressions
Cluster failures in implant patients
Teaching Fellowship University of Pennsylvania 1979 to 1981
Branemark Surgical Fellowship in Implantology, UCLA. 1990-1991
Osseointegration Foundation/ Quintessence Publishing Company Award for the Best Scientific Article in the International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Implants in 1993. "The Association Between the Failure of Dental Implants and Cigarette Smoking."
Selected as one of best 25 articles if first 25 years of Compendium of Continuing Dental Education Journal for BAIN CA, et al. A meta-analysis of the machined-surfaced and Osseotite implants evaluating the risk for failure in patients who smoke. Compendium of Continuing Dental Education 2002
Dr. James Russell BDS, UK
James Russell is a dentist with a special interest in cosmetic and restorative dentistry. He has been accredited by the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. This highly prestigious award is given in recognition of excellence in cosmetic dentistry. James is the youngest dentist to achieve this. In 2010 James was voted as the 5th most influential dentist in the UK and in 2011 was voted #1 in the Private Dentistry Elite 20.
His opinions and skills are regularly in magazines, on radio and since 2009 James has been the dental expert providing advice and treatment on Channel 4's highly popular, BAFTA winning, Embarrassing Bodies program. James is a UK opinion leader for Ivoclar Vivadent and when not working in clinic James regularly lectures in the UK and abroad.
Dr. Adam Toft, UK
BSc (Hons), BDS (Hons), MFGDP (UK), MMedSci (Rest Dent), Dip Aesth (BARD) FBARD PGCertEd (Sheffield)
Dr Adam S. Toft qualified in 1995 with Honours from Sheffield University, having already gained a chemistry degree in Bangor, Wales. Since qualifying he has been interested in all aspects of dentistry, especially orthodontics, restorative and cosmetic dentistry.
Adam has completed a 2 year postgraduate orthodontic course and a 4 year placement at the Royal Hospital, Chesterfield as a clinical assistant in the Orthodontic Department. He enjoys attending postgraduate courses and has been a vocational trainer for newly-qualified dentists over a number of years.
Adam has completed a 1 year Certificate course in Restorative Dentistry in Manchester as well as a yearlong Certificate in Practical and Aesthetic Dentistry with Tipton training in the mid 2000’s
Furthermore, in order to offer his patients the very best in Aesthetic Dentistry, Adam has also recently completed an MMedSci Course at Sheffield University. He studied part–time over two years and has been learning and carrying out the very latest in adhesive and cosmetic dentistry.
He has taught as a part–time clinical tutor at Sheffield’s Charles Clifford Dental Hospital where he helped to supervise and tutor final year dental students. He is also one of the lecturers for Tipton Training where he lectures on the restorative, practical and aesthetic courses.
He is a founding committee member of the British Academy of Restorative Dentistry (BARD) and also a member of the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (BACD).
Dr. Matthew Holyoak, UK, BDS, Dip Rest Dent (RCS Eng), MSc (Rest Dent)
Matthew maintains a private practice in Lytham St Annes, Lancashire with an emphasis on Cosmetic and Advanced Restorative dentistry. Recently appointed as Educational Supervisor in Advanced Restorative & Cosmetic Dentistry at the School of Postgraduate Medical and Dental Education. He is also a Senir Lecturer in Restorative Dentistry at UCLan
He has a specific interest in Aesthetic Dentistry including smile design, composite resin restorations, minimally invasive ceramic restorations and the restoration of dental implants.
He lectures on smile design, hands on training in composites, and restoring dental implants for FGDP, Ankylos Implants, Tipton Training & NW Deanery.
Teaching experience with FGDP, Diploma in Restorative Dentistry & UCLan MSc courses in Restorative & Cosmetic Dentistry Matthew is a full member of BAAD, and an associate member BSOS.
He is also a Clinical Opinion Leader with some of the UK’s leading dental companies, giving advice on the clinical use of restorative dental materials and the development of new materials and techniques.
Mr. Bill Sharpling, UK
RDT MBA DipCDT RCS
Bill is Associate Dean (CPD) and Director of the London Dental Education Centre (LonDEC) at Europe's largest dental institute, Kings College London Dental Institute. Bill has responsibility for running LonDEC, the post qualification training establishment at the Dental Institute. Prior to this appointment at LonDEC Bill was the Head of Dental Technology at Guy's, Kings College and St Thomas' (GKT) Hospitals. Bill is a teacher and examiner for KCL Dental Institutes MSc Aesthetic Dentistry & MClinDent (Fixed & Removable Pros) programmes.
He qualified in 1986 and spent the next 10 years working in the U.K and abroad where he gained advanced qualifications in fixed and removable prosthodontics. Prior to his appointment as Head of Dental Technology at GKT Bill worked in the Armed Forces and as the Chief Instructor in Conservative Dental Technology at Guy's Hospital Dental School. In 1999 Bill completed a Master's Degree in Business Administration (MBA) at one of London's Business Schools where he graduated with a distinction.
Bill has lectured extensively within the UK and also lectured internationally on many topics relating to dental technology within dentistry. Bill also works in private dental practice in Harley Street, London at the Harley Steet Oral Reconstruction Centre where, along with other members of the team, he concentrates on full arch implant assisted solutions.
He has served on the editorial board of the Quintessence Journal of Dental Technology and is currently serving on the editorial board of the Royal College of Surgeons Journal “Primary Dental Care”. He has recently authored a chapter in the soon to be published Elsevier “Essentials of Esthetic Dentistry - Principles of Practice”.
Bill serves on the Faculty of General Dental Practice Dental Care Professionals Committee at the Royal College of Surgeons, on the dental panel of GlaxoSmithKline and also sits on the All Party Parliamentary Group for Dentistry. He is a national and international Opinion Leader to a number of dental companies.