Mr Bill Sharpling, UK
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Associate Dean (CPD), Director LonDEC
Faculty of Dentistry, Oral & Craniofacial Sciences
King’s College London

Fellow – International Team in Implantology (ITI)
Fellow – British Academy of Restorative Dentistry

Bill is Associate Dean for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and Director of the London Dental Education Centre (LonDEC) at the Faculty of Dentistry, Oral & Craniofacial Sciences, King’s College London which is Europe’s largest dental institute. It is ranked No. 1 in Europe and No. 2 in the world. Bill has responsibility for running LonDEC, the post-qualification training establishment at the faculty.

Bill is a teacher and examiner for the faculty’s MSc Aesthetic Dentistry & MClinDent programmes. He has lectured extensively within the UK and internationally on many topics relating to dental technology within dentistry. Bill also works in private practice.

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 authored/co-authored a number of refereed published papers and has recently authored a chapter in the Elsevier “Essentials of Esthetic Dentistry - Principles of Practice” as well as a chapter on Occlusion and use of articulators in the Wiley published “Practical Procedures in Aesthetic Dentistry”.

Bill serves on the Faculty of General Dental Practice Dental Care Professionals Committee at the Royal College of Surgeons where he works with other members to formulate strategy relating to DCP Education, has been a member of the dental panel of GlaxoSmithKline and currently sits on the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Dentistry contributing to oral health strategies that form part of governmental policy. 

Bill is the only practicing CDT globally to have been awarded Fellowship of the International Team in Implantology (ITI) and has also been awarded Fellowship of the British Academy of Restorative Dentistry.