Nigel undertakes all aspects of implant and advanced restorative/ reconstructive dentistry.
His main area of interest lies in the replacement of missing teeth, aiming to achieve high levels of natural appearance and function. He is also extensively involved in training, teaching and mentoring dentists within the field of implant dentistry.
Qualifying as a dentist in 1988 from the University of Manchester, he later attained membership of the Faculty of General Dental Practice of the Royal College of Surgeons, England. His dental implant training began in 1997, when he enrolled on the 1-2-1 Implant Training Course at the Charles Clifford Dental Hospital in Sheffield; accepted now by the General Dental Council as the ‘gold standard’ for implant training. He subsequently completed a Masters Degree in Oral and Maxillofacial Implantology at the University of Sheffield in 2003, becoming one of the first dentists in the UK to achieve this.
In 2008 he achieved Membership in Restorative Dentistry, Prosthodontics, from the Royal College of Surgeons, England and was subsequently admitted to the General Dental Council’s Specialist List in Prosthodontics.
Nigel continues to participate in further implant related training, recently in the United States, Germany and France. Since 1999 he has held a weekly teaching position at the Charles Clifford Dental Hospital in Sheffield. He is a post graduate tutor, lecturer and examiner for the Masters Degree in Dental Implantology at the University of Sheffield. He is an examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh Diploma in Implant Dentistry and sits on the SAC (Specialist Advisory Committee) in Restorative Dentistry.
He acts as a mentor to other dentists wishing to deliver implant dentistry, for the Association of Dental Implantology (UK) and for Nobel Biocare (UK) Ltd.