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 Expert  728679

Expert in Dentistry, Dental Trauma, Orthodontics, and Orthodontic Negligence

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

United Kingdom
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Summary of Expertise:

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Expert graduated in dentistry from Kings College, London in 1978 and worked for several years in general dental practice. After a three year postgraduate training post at Guy's Hospital London he obtained his specialist qualifications in orthodontics, obtaining a Diploma in Orthodontics and a Masters Degree in 1988 followed by a Membership in Orthodontics in 1989. He was also awarded Dental Fellowships from the Royal Colleges of Glasgow, Edinburgh and England.

In 1993 he was appointed Consultant Orthodontist at the Leeds Dental Institute and Senior Clinical Lecturer at the University of Leeds. In 1994 he became Head of the Department of Orthodontics and in 2001 Clinical Director for the Northern and Yorkshire Cleft Lip and Palate Service. In 2003 he was elected President of the Craniofacial Society of Great Britain and Ireland (one of only six dentists to hold this post).

He is a reviewer for the European Journal of Orthodontics, the British Journal of Orthodontics, the Angle Orthodontist, the British Dental Journal and the Australian Journal of Orthodontics. He has been the postgraduate Dental Tutor for North Yorkshire, responsible for organising the postgraduate education, research and audit carried out by dentists. Expert is a founder member of the Institute of Expert Witnesses.

He has published widley in professional journals and has lectured extensively. He has been a keynote speaker at National and International orthodontic meetings including the Far East, New Zealand and Australia. He is the author of a textbook on orthodontics published by the British Dental Journal.


cleft palate


dental orthopedics


Le Fort osteotomy


mandibular advancement




orthognathic surgery




tooth replantation

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1984   M.Orth   Orthodontics   Royal College of Surgeons of Engalnd  
1987   MSc   Orthodontics   Guys Hospital, University of London  
1978   BDS   Dentistry   Kings College Hospital, University of London  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title  

1994 to 2005


The General Infirmary at Leeds




Clinical Director


Career Accomplishments:

British Dental Association, British Orthodontic Society, Member of the Experts Witness Institute (Founding Member), Expert witness panel of the British Orthodontic Society.

Professional Appointments

President of the Craniofacial Sociey of Great Britain and Ireland 2003-2004; Clinical Director Northern and Yorkshire Regional Cleft Lip and Palate Service 2001-2005; Head of the Department of Orthodontics, Leeds Dental Institute, 1994-2002; Senior Clinical Lecturer at the University of Leeds 1993-2005.

Publications and Patents Summary

He has 41 scientific and clinical papers published in refereed journals and 70 Abstracts published. He has made over 200 presentations to learned Societies both nationally and internationally. He has written chapters in 2 books and is a co-author of a textbook on orthodontics. He has supervised 4 Master of Dental Science theses.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - British Dental Journal  
 - International Jouornal of Paediatric Dentistry  
 - Cleft Palate Craniofacial Journal  
 - British Journal of Orthodontics  

Consulting Services:
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Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Dental negligence and personal injury work undertaken, 35 reports per annum.
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert for consulting on dental issues.
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Additional Skills and Services:

He ran the undergraduate orthodontic programme at the Leeds Dental School. He was post-graduate Dental Tutor for North Yorkshire and developed the Northern and Yorkshire Region Cleft Lip and Palate service.


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