BDS, Dip Imp Dent RCS Ed)
Richard qualified in 1996 from the University of Dundee. In 1999 he gained his Masters degree in Oral Surgery from the University of Sheffield, and further extended his clinical qualification in 2001 by completing an 18 month Implant Training Programme, also at the University of Sheffield. Richard is both nationally and internationally respected as a lecturer and mentor in Implant Dentistry, immediate same day implants (All on 4TM) and Nobel Clinician CT scanning and planning for surgery. He also lectures for Nobel Biocare on a range of advanced implant techniques. He is a regular lecturer and contributor to their World Tour.
Richard is a peripatetic surgeon who exclusively practices all aspects of implant dentistry, including hard and soft tissue augmentation, sinus grafting and immediate loading. He also trains and mentors in the UK and Ireland.
In 2009, he was one of the first 5 implant dentists in the country to be awarded the Diploma in Implant Dentistry from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (Dip Imp Dent RCS Ed).
He is also one of the few advanced zygomatic implant surgeons worldwide, implementing a specifically adapted protocol developed with his team. Team Zygoma operates several times a month in the UK and Ireland. He lectures nationally and internationally on the subject and recently had a paper published in North America and will also present a paper at the European Association of Osseointegration International Congress in Rome in September 2014.