PG Diploma in Aesthetic Dentistry (Level 7)

PG Certificate in Restorative + PG Certificate in Aesthetic

Duration

25 days

Enhanced CPD

144

Locations

Manchester: 25 Sep 2020

London: 07 Oct 2020

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Course Overview

The Level 7 PG Diploma in Aesthetic Dentistry first delivers a substantial foundation in Restorative Dentistry, followed up by advanced Aesthetic training in various procedures and techniques. The qualification consists of 10 units delivered over 25 days in the form of lectures, practical sessions and demonstrations.

We recommend beginning your journey within the Restorative area of the course which delivers the basis for Private Dentistry. You will begin to develop your understanding of the latest techniques, backed up by an extensive library of scientific papers. Topics covered include Occlusion, Articulators, TMJ Splints, Basic Tooth Preparations, Introduction to Endodontics & Periodontics and Treatment planning.

The knowledge gained during this fundamental part of the course will be backed up by the advanced Aesthetic training. The course builds upon your existing skills and knowledge for occlusion and tooth preparation and provides dentists with the methods and tools to deliver more advanced cosmetic treatments. The course covers topics such as Introduction to Smile Design, Designing a Beautiful Smile, Integrating Smile Design with Soft Tissue Treatments, Aesthetic Periodontics, Non-prep Veneers, Veneer Preparation and Fit, and Using Digital Tools to Design the Perfect Smile.

You will be awarded Enhanced CPD as a result of realising each Learning Outcome below.

Unit 1: Principles of Occlusion

  • Learning Outcome 1: Comprehensively evaluate and demonstrate the understanding of basic, intermediate and advanced principles of occlusion
  • Learning Outcome 2: Evaluate, select and apply appropriate occlusion techniques for manipulation of the jaw, identification of slides, managing and controlling occlusion for a reorganised bite
  • Learning Outcome 3: Evaluate and apply appropriate techniques relating to TMJ and Splints, which splint to use when and where, management of the patient, maintenance and review

 

Unit 2: Principles of Smile Design

  • Learning Outcome 1: Demonstrate an understanding of the relevant factors needed for effective smile design
  • Learning Outcome 2: Explain and apply the principles of co-ordinating and integrating practice of smile design with soft tissue treatments
  • Learning Outcome 3: Evaluate, select and apply appropriate anterior wax up techniques

 

Unit 3: Principles of Tooth Preparation

  • Learning Outcome 1: Demonstrate an understanding of the main factors to be considered for use in Tooth Preparation, bur selection and dimension, preparation techniques and the science behind them, Shillingburg Preps and Magne
  • Learning Outcome 3: Evaluate and demonstrate the techniques for the use of posts. Which Posts design, material, ferrule and managing the root filled tooth

 

Unit 4: GDP Orthodontics and Pre-alignment

  • Learning Outcome 1: Critically evaluate the benefits of phased treatment planning for enhanced predictability and consent
  • Learning Outcome 2: Demonstrate an understanding of restorative outcomes after orthodontics

 

Unit 5: Advanced Veneer Preparations and Cementation Techniques

  • Learning Outcome 1: Critically appraise current techniques and accompanying material considerations involved with veneers preparations
  • Learning Outcome 2: Demonstrate current techniques associated with Veneers Preparations and Cementation techniques
  • Learning Outcome 3: Demonstrate an understanding of aesthetic outcomes using minimal invasive veneers preparation

 

Unit 6: Treatment Planning and the Use of Articulators

  • Learning Outcome 1: Evaluate the Treatment Planning Considerations to be made for Patients
  • Learning Outcome 2: Demonstrate understanding of the principles of articulators, types of articulators and the science behind choice of use

 

Unit 7: Tooth Replacement for Missing Teeth

  • Learning Outcome 1: Demonstrate an understanding of Bridge Preparation Techniques and Adhesive Requirements
  • Learning Outcome 2: Analyse and Apply the Essential Techniques for Implants

 

Unit 8: Principles of Endodontics and Aesthetic Periodontics

  • Learning Outcome 1: Demonstrate an understanding of Aesthetic Periodontal Issues
  • Learning Outcome 2: Demonstrate an understanding of gingival recession and Iatrogenic damage
  • Learning Outcome 3: Evaluate the Endodontic restorative management of teeth

 

Unit 9: Principles and application of Advanced Composites

  • Learning Outcome 1: Demonstrate an understanding of the principles of adhesion composites and their application to patients
  • Learning Outcome 2: Demonstrate an understanding of the diagnosis & management of tooth surface loss
  • Learning Outcome 3: Demonstrate and understanding of the techniques associated with direct stratification composite veneers
  • Learning Outcome 4: Demonstrate an understanding of techniques associated with treatment of black triangles without the need for extensive structural alterations

 

Unit 10: Principles and Design of a Digital Smile

  • Learning Outcome 1: Demonstrate an understanding of Digital Smile Analysis and Planning
  • Learning Outcome 2:  Apply and Critically Evaluate Advanced Smile Design Techniques on Patients

Prof. Paul Tipton

B.D.S., M.Sc., D.G.D.P., UK, Specialist in Prosthodontics

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Our Clinical Lead Professor Paul Tipton is an internationally acclaimed Prosthodontist who has worked in private practice for more than 30 years.

President of the British Academy of Restorative Dentistry, Professor Tipton now divides his time between operating private referral clinics in Manchester, Chester and London and teaching other dentists the skills and techniques needed for a prolonged and successful career.

A passionate and charismatic speaker, Paul has been teaching for over 27 years, both in the UK and internationally. Over 3,500 delegates have attended Tipton Training courses to boost their skills, knowledge and income.

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Prof. Göran Urde

D.D.S, Specialist in Prosthodontics

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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.

Prof. 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.

Prof. Urde has lectured and published extensively on dental implants and practice management. He is currently on employed as a Prosthodontist at the Copenhagen Implant Centre and also maintains a private practice in Copenhagen.


I felt that the best thing about the course was the amazing experience I gained from working with such great and renowned clinicians such as Prof Urde. Meeting him was a privilege and an honour and I felt he was the best mentor I could have had to embark on my implantology career and not only did I gain from his vast experience but his gentle approach and immaculate attention to detail has helped me gain confidence in not only the clinical aspect of implantology but also the theory and treatment planning, I feel he has been by far the best course leader I have ever had, and believe me I have been on many courses!!
-Dr Marwen, 2019

Prof. Edward Lynch

PhD, Lond, MA, BDentSc, TCD, FDSRCSEd, FIADFE, FDSRCSLond, FASDA, FACD, Specialist in Endodontics, Prosthodontics & Restorative Dentistry

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Professor Edward Lynch was a full-time academic in Dentistry at the University of Warwick, which is ranked the third behind only Oxford and Cambridge in the list of the UK’s best Universities.

He was elected the most influential person in UK Dentistry in 2010 by his peers (Google dentistry top 50 2010) 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 Organiser for the University of London where he was full-time for 20 years (1980 – 2000). He was awarded a total of 94 research grants, totalling around 5 million pounds and has more than 500 publications, including chapters in books and referred abstracts. During his career, Professor 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 is actively seeking to change EU legislation to legalise Home Bleaching. He has presented to the EU parliament on 2 occasions on tooth whitening. In the past 12 years, his research team has been honoured ten 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 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 Geriatric Oral Research Group 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 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.

Prof. James Prichard

BDS(ULond); MSc(ULond); LDSRCS(Eng); MFGDP(UK); FIADFE(USA); AFHEA(UK)

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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 published in the scientific journals including the International Endodontic Journal, The British Dental Journal and Endodontic Practice.

He has lectured at several conferences including the British Dental Association annual meeting and the British Academy of Restorative Dentistry. Subsequent to his qualification in 1994 James established a successful endodontic referral practice in his home town of Coventry and, after relocating to North Devon with his family in 2013, takes endodontic referrals from dentists in the South West of England. James 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 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 has been awarded a Fellowship from the International Academy of Dental Facial Esthetics in New York and has recently gained his Associate Fellowship from the Higher Education Authority as part of a post-graduate teaching certificate in professional education.

Dr. Matthew Holyoak

BDS, Dip Rest Dent (RCS Eng), MSc (Rest Dent)

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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 Senior 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.

He has 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.

Dr. Ashish Rayarel

BDS, MFGDP(UK), MSc (Aesthetic and Restorative Dentistry)

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Dr Rayarel graduated from Manchester University in 1989. He completed his MFGDP(UK) in 1998. After completing all of Professor Tipton’s courses and an MSc in Aesthetic and Restorative Dentistry Ash has been teaching for Tipton Training for 5 years.

He also teaches MSc students for Healthcare Learning; he is unit lead and examiner on this programme. Ash teaches undergraduate students at the University of Manchester and has been an Educational Supervisor for over 20 years. He has completed a PG Certificate in teaching and mentoring from UCLAN and more recently from Edgehill University. Ash is a member of the BACD, BARD and Salford LDC.

Dr. Warren Martin

BDS LDS RCS(Eng) MSc MFDS RCS(Edin)

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Dr. Warren Martin graduated from the University of Birmingham in 1993 and immediately entered general practice. In 1994 he was awarded a Licentiate in Dental Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons of England. Warren’s interest in developing his clinical skills further has seen him combine working in practice whilst travelling across the world to study and train with world renowned restorative experts and some of the biggest names in dentistry today. Having started to implement new techniques he also sought further qualifications to heighten his knowledge of restorative dentistry.

In 2003 after two years study, Dr Martin graduated from the University of Manchester with a Masters Degree in Prosthodontics. Following which, he proceeded to teach the undergraduate students and supervise research projects within the University Dental Hospital.

Towards the end of 2004 Warren was elected as a member of the Faculty of Dental Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh before returning to University of Manchester in 2008 to undertake the mono-specialty training in Prosthodontics.

Since 2004 Dr Martin has been the owner and principal dentist at Greyholme Dental Suite just outside Cheltenham and has recently taken up a teaching position on the Masters Degree program in Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics at the University of Manchester Dental Hospital.

Dr Adam Toft

BSc (Hons), BDS (Hons), MFGDP (UK), MMedSci (Rest Dent), Dip Aesth (BARD) FBARD PGCertEd (Sheffield)

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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 Wahab Shakir

MClinDent Cosmetic and Restorative Dentistry

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Wahab qualified at Newcastle University and then moved to London to work in private practice.
He has gained a wealth of knowledge in cosmetic and general dental procedures as well as the treatment of TMD (Temporo-Mandibular Joint Disorders). As a professional, Wahab is especially known for cosmetic excellence. He has a strong belief in prevention and will only remove tooth structure after all other avenues have been exhausted.

He returns smiles back to functional aesthetic beauty with minimally invasive techniques such as tooth whitening, bonding, veneers, inlays and crowns. He also has a high level of ability in the treatment of the TMJ jaw joint and its related muscular pain, tension and tooth wear and grinding.
Wahab is passionate about dentistry, has a friendly and caring approach and he is also great at helping nervous patients and children feel relaxed. He is also a certified provider of Invisalign® and Cfast tooth alignment systems.

He is always making sure he keeps up to speed with the constant developments in dentistry. As part of his on-going professional development, he regularly attends courses by other well respected dentists.

Wahab has gained a Certificate in Restorative Dentistry from the Tipton Institute and a second Certificate in Hands-on Dentistry for which he was presented the Best Dentist Award. He is completing a Masters (MClinDent) in Cosmetic and Restorative Dentistry.

Dr. Paul Mandon-Gassman

BDS

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I qualified from Sheffield in 1987 and moved to Kent in 1994, working at his current practice since 1998, becoming a co-owner in 2002 and achieving Denplan Excel Accreditation in 2004.

For over 20 years I have sought out the best teachers in the world in cosmetic, reconstructive and functional dentistry to gain the skills that I now offer patients at Sturry Dental Practice in Canterbury, Kent. I created the exclusivesmiles.co.uk brand to showcase the best that modern dentistry has to offer. I also provide sessions at Sittingbourne Memorial Hospital for Medway Community Healthcare as a Dental Officer treating special needs patients.

As a previous full member of the British Academy of Cosmetic dentistry (BACD), I have experience in treating all type of cosmetic problems from simple tooth whitening to full smile makeovers. In the past I have been a member of the BACD membership, communication and congress committees. I have a reputation for a conservative approach to dentistry that will offer long term aesthetic results from the minimum of intervention; this can be seen with my use of various brace systems to align teeth prior to a final makeover.

I have a special interest in the treatment of head, neck and facial pain and its relation to poor jaw function and am a member of the British Society of Occlusal Studies (BSOS) which exists to help practitioners treat and prevent these common problems. Membership is by invitation only to practising dentists who have completed an arduous training programme which typically takes five years. I have lectured on the subject to other dentists and technicians and provided hands on courses on Facebow use and jaw registration.

I am an “opinion leader” for Ivoclar Vivadent and lecture and tutor hands on courses for them on Composites, Cements and tooth preparation for the Emax ceramic system.

I like to help people to understand what dentistry can offer them and as the No1 ‘Active Dentist’ on the award-winning patient education website All About Teeth (allaboutteeth.co.uk), spend time answering the public’s questions regarding their dental concerns. I am also a member of the Association of Dental Implantology UK (ADI, visit adi.org.uk), a registered charity dedicated to providing the profession with continuing implant education and the public with a greater understanding of the benefits of dental implants. I am a full member of the Tipton Training Dental Academy which provides me with the latest dental scientific knowledge and clinical techniques. I am honoured to have been asked by Paul Tipton to act as a Study Club Chairperson for the British Academy of Restorative Dentistry

Hugo Grancho Pinto

BDS (Lisbon) 2004

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Hugo is a registered specialist in periodontics with the General Dental Council and he focuses his clinical practice around the diagnosis and treatment, both nonsurgical and surgical, of gum disease, aesthetic periodontal surgery and implant dentistry.

Hugo qualified as a dentist from the University of Lisbon, practiced general dentistry for a couple of years and has been working in private practice in the areas of periodontology and implant dentistry exclusively since 2006.

Hugo competed a 3 years full time Specialist Training Program in Periodontology and Implant Dentistry in Lisbon. He has a Diploma in Clinical Periodontology from the Gothenburg University and completed a Post-Graduation in Implant Dentistry at the Oral Rehabilitation Institute, in Lisbon.

Hugo is an academic clinical lecturer in the postgraduate program in periodontics at the University of Manchester. He was a lecturer in the Periodontology Department in the University of Lisbon until 2008. He also lectures nationally and internationally on periodontics and implant dentistry.

He is an active member of the British Society of Periodontology, American Academy of Periodontology and Portuguese Association of Periodontology and Implants.

Outside dentistry he loves spending time with his wife and kids and enjoys playing tennis and travelling around the world

Dr. Amit Mistry

BDS MFDS RCS (Eng)

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Dr Mistry qualified from the University of Manchester in 2001, completed General Professional Training in 2002 and became a member of The Royal College of Surgeons in 2003.

At Blackburn Royal Infirmary, Amit was training as a junior maxfax surgeon and stepped up to senior grade surgeon level having responsibility for training and supervising junior surgeons and being 2nd on call. Amit gained experience of surgical implant placements on compromised cases which required advanced surgical procedures such as sinus lifts and bone grafts.
Dr Mistry has been on the academic teaching staff at Manchester Dental Hospital, supervising undergraduate dental students in oral surgery and IV sedation and is lead clinician for oral surgery in Halton and St Helens PCT.

Amit has undergone extensive post-graduate training in the field of dental implantology. This includes surgical grafting of bone and soft tissue, all on four cases and routine implant placements. He is currently at an advanced level of zygomatic implant training and has been placing zygomatic implants in severely compromised cases.

Amit is a clinical teacher on Tipton Training and is working nationwide placing dental implants.

Dr Keyvan Moharamzadeh

BSc, DDS, PhD, FHEA, FDSRCS

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Keyvan Moharamzadeh is a registered multi-discipline specialist in Periodontics, Prosthodontics, Endodontics and Restorative Dentistry at Harley Street Dental Group in London and a Senior Clinical Lecturer/ Honorary Consultant in Restorative Dentistry at the University of Sheffield / Charles Clifford Dental Hospital, United Kingdom. He is the programme director for postgraduate DClinDent periodontology course at the School of Clinical Dentistry and was previously the course lead for postgraduate DClinDent programme in Prosthodontics. He has taught more than 1000 undergraduate dental students and postgraduate dentists over the past 10 years.

He is well-known for his multidisciplinary internationally recognised research in the field of biomaterials, tissue engineering and implantology, and has edited a textbook on “Biomaterials for Oral and Dental Tissue Engineering”. He holds an honorary research position in Marquette University in the United States, has extensively published in the literature and has given many presentations and invited lectures in the national and international conferences. He has won an international silver medal in Chemistry. His clinical work includes both private dental practice and hospital-based treatment of patients referred by the General Dental Practitioners for advanced restorative rehabilitation. His broad level of clinical interest includes aesthetic dentistry, periodontics, implantology, prosthodontic management of compromised dentition and using advanced technology to improve the outcome of endodontic treatment to the point of authoring a comprehensive evidence-based clinical reference book on “Diseases and Conditions in Dentistry”.

He is the regional and academic representative for the British Society of Periodontology as well as a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in England and the Higher Education Academy.

Dr Elaine Halley

BDS, M.Sc (Advanced Cosmetic Dentistry)

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Principal Dentist at Cherrybank Dental Spa

Dr Elaine Halley graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 1992 and with more than 20 years experience as a general dentist with a special interest in cosmetic and advanced restorative dentistry and facial aesthetics. She treats patients from across Scotland and the UK at her private practices, Cherrybank Dental Spa in Perth and Edinburgh.

Dr Halley was President of the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry in 2008-2009 achieved Accreditation in 2010. Her main interest is cosmetic and advanced restorative dentistry and she has studied extensively in the United States, Europe and the UK. In 2012 she was awarded a Masters degree in Aesthetic and Restorative Dentistry with distinction from the University of Manchester.

Dr Halley serves on the editorial board for the leading trade magazines, Private Dentistry and Aesthetic Dentistry Today, and is a member of the judging panel for the Scottish Dental Awards sponsored by FMC. Her work has been widely featured in the media including Top Sante, Radio 4 and STV.

She has been working with Christian Coachman and Digital Smile Design since 2012 and is a Master Clinician and an Instructor for Digital Smile Design. Her clinics are built around the DSD concept which has improved both treatment planning and case acceptance.
She has authored numerous articles on subjects ranging from clinical case studies to practice management and Implementing DSD and lectures frequently on these subjects. She has lectured and taught on many hands-on programs throughout the UK and abroad.

Dr. James Russell

BDS

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James was awarded the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (BACD) Accreditation “in recognition of excellence in cosmetic dentistry” in 2008. He is still the youngest dentist to achieve this.

James’ work has been widely published in the dental press and he regularly lectures to dentists both in the UK and abroad

He helped develop new techniques with the Inman Aligner to promote the provision of minimally invasive cosmetic dentistry and anterior alignment orthodontics.

His opinions and skills are heavily featured 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 director of Inman Aligner Training, the official providers of the Inman Aligner Certification course.

Gary Jenkinson

I have been qualified as a dental technician for over 30 years

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I have been qualified as a dental technician for over 30 years, in that time I’ve gained experienced in all aspects of dentistry.

My parents told me to do something you love because if you don’t it will feel like work and you’re there for a long time son, fortunately for me I love dental technology and my passion and hunger to learn and do the best I can for my clients and ultimately the patients is down to loving what I do.

I like sharing my knowledge and passion for dental technology, I lecture and teach whenever I can, it’s been a pleasure teaching and helping with Paul Tipton on his courses around the world, helping technicians to learn being an Ivoclar Opinion Leader, showing dentists how DIgital Smile Design can help them motivate and communicate with them and their team to achieve predictable beautiful results.

I have my own lab in Sheffield, Art Dental Studio is a small and beautiful lab with a dedicated team giving my private clients the results and service their patients deserve.

Professor Tipton and his team provide superb teaching and mentoring, with constant reference to the evidence base. As a result, I have benefitted in many ways - greater clinical confidence, better outcomes for my patients, increased income and re-focussed career plan. I look forward to many more 'a-ha' moments on future Tipton courses !
~ Robert Campbell

Why should I do the PG Diploma in Aesthetic Dentistry?

The PG Diploma in Aesthetic Dentistry teaches you the theory behind Restorative Dentistry and then allows you to put it into practice the very next day with advanced Aesthetic Treatments. The range of treatments you’ll feel confident in offering will increase massively by enrolling on to this course. The two components of the course complement each other perfectly. You will taught the theoretical foundations developed over many years in the form of scientific papers. You will then take the knowledge gained in fundamental areas such as Occlusion to ensure that the Aesthetic treatments you provide do not fail.

What is the benefit of doing PG Diploma and not just to the PG Certificate in Restorative Dentistry and PG Certificate in Operative Dentistry?

The benefits of doing a PG Diploma when compared to doing the separate PG Certificates is firstly that you will save approximately 6% on course fees. More importantly, should you choose to do the PG Diploma in an accelerated format and complete it within 18 months you can also reap the advantages of improved treatment delivery earlier. You can choose any options you feel suitable as Tipton Training has a Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) policy which will ensure that your existing education within another Tipton Training course is taken into consideration. It is important to note that every time you do a PG Diploma or a PG Certificate you must pay additional registration fees. So, should you choose to register for each course separately, you are paying 3 registrations fees. The flip side is you also get 3 certificates. It all depends on what your ambitions are.

I have done to PG Certificate in Restorative Dentistry previously can I join the PG Diploma for the Aesthetic element?

Yes, you can. The PG Diploma in Aesthetic Dentistry contains Units covered in the PG Certificate in Restorative Dentistry and PG Certificate in Aesthetic Dentistry. Essentially you can do the PG Diploma if you have completed any one of those courses. Tipton Training has a Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) policy which will ensure that your existing education within another Tipton Training course is taken into consideration. Please speak to our course advisor for further details.

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