Our Tutors

Meet our team of experienced course tutors, each of them GDC registered and clinically trained with specific areas of skill and expertise. With a variety of specialities, our tutors are able to offer a broad range of knowledge, offering you the best tuition possible.

Jason has been championing implant dentistry since 1993 and has placed over 4,000 implants during his career. Jason is the clinical director of Dentale and presents lectures to dental practitioners throughout the UK and abroad. He regularly attends national and international congresses and is a member of the ADI and EAO. After taking what he has learned about being an implant customer in clinical practice, Jason set up Implantium UK Ltd, a rapidly growing implant distribution company that is dedicated to improving the support and service offered to implant customers.

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  • 10 Day Advanced Implantology Course

Originally from Manchester, Mark graduated from Bristol University in 2000 and spent 2 years working at Plymouth Hospital as a senior house officer in the restorative department. Mark then undertook an MSc in fixed and removable prosthodontics at Manchester University, followed by specialist training in prosthodontics leading to an MRD. Mark has been actively involved in research both in resin bonded bridges and the effects of Carisolv gel on deciduous dentine. His study on the latter was published in 2000.

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  • Week Long Introduction to Implantology Course
  • 10 Day Advanced Implantology Course
  • Abutment Choice: A Collaborative Course

Jim has been placing implants for over 10 years and has placed over 1,000 implants to date. He holds a Master of Science degree in implant dentistry from the University of Warwick as well as a first degree from Bristol University, having graduated in 1983. Jim is one of the few dentists in the Bristol area to limit his practice entirely to implant dentistry and receives referrals for implant work from numerous dentists in the area. Previously Jim has also lectured to many general dentists on the techniques and benefits of implants and implant treatments.

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  • Week Long Introduction to Implantology Course
  • 10 Day Advanced Implantology Course
  • DASK Sinus Lift Course

Mehdi graduated from the Royal College of Dentistry Aarhus University in Denmark in 1998 and was later awarded a UCL University Diploma in dental implants in 2012. Mehdi has also undertaken a 4 year implantology course at the Eastman Dental Institute in London where he has achieved a Diploma in implant dentistry. Committed to furthering himself in the field of dentistry, Mehdi attends many courses both nationally and internationally. He is an active member of the British Society for Restorative Dentistry, the Association for Dental Implantology UK, the International Team of Implantology and the British Dental Association. Mehdi’s main interests are surgical and cosmetic.

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  • 10 Day Advanced Implantology Course

Zoe is a general dental practitioner from North Staffordshire. She has owned a mainly private dental practice since April 2006 and has been undertaking implant work for the last 11 years. She has recently gained an MSc in dental implantology from Salford University and is passionate about dental implantology, having previously lectured at the ADI Team Congress. Zoe was the postgraduate tutor for Stoke On Trent for 12 years.

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Introduction to Implants for Dental Nurses

Rachel is the business development manager and treatment coordinator for Diana Dental and has recently joined us to provide tuition on our treatment coordination and receptionist courses. She has been working in dentistry for 19 years and is keen to help incorporate and expand the treatment coordinator role in ever practice, helping tailor the role to each practice’s individual needs.

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  • Treatment Coordinator Course

Pioneer and expert in digital dentistry, 3D implant planning, and template-guided implant placement. Hugo is a service partner specialist for SMOP by Swissmeda with a degree in Dental Technology and is also registered with the GDC. He is involved in developing and improving the SMOP software to meet the increasing demands of the market, and deliver specialised training on digital planning workflows.

In recent years, Hugo has been at the forefront of dental technology, working with heads of research and development teams from around the world. He has helped deliver new dental appliances and more recently he was helping clinicians incorporate new technologies and digital planning into their practices and protocols, design drilling guides and developing new drilling procedures.

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  • SMOP Introductory Course
  • SMOP Advanced Course

Our Clinical Advisors

Meet our clinical advisors, both highly trained and experienced dental nurses who have an excellent knowledge of all aspects of the Dentium system as well as the Biomaterial Store products, offering support for new and existing customers with implant deals, start-up bundles, delegate discounts and in-office advice and support. Our clinical advisors will guide you through your time at Dentale, ensuring you the best possible experience with the most favourable outcome.

Jessica

Dentale Shrewsbury & Stafford Clinical Advisor

GDC Number: 209203

Jessica began nursing in 2008 and later qualified in 2010 with a NEBDN National Certificate in Dental Nursing. On completion of this, Jessica started at Oracle Dental Clinics in 2010 and later completed qualifications in radiography (2013) and impression taking (2014), becoming head nurse of Oracle Shrewsbury in 2013. In 2015, Jessica joined the Implantium team as a clinical advisor while continuing to nurse with Jason and attending many dental shows and conferences. In 2017 Jessica joined the Dentale Shrewsbury team, working alongside delegates on allocated course days as well as continuing on as Implantium’s clinical advisor. Having worked with the Dentium system for over 7 years, Jessica is able to offer a plethora of support and product knowledge for all Implantium customers and Dentale delegates, acting as the link between Dentale and Implantium and the first port of call for all delegates.

Jenna Ramsden

Dentale Bristol Clinical Advisor

GDC Number: 223578

Jenna has worked in dentistry since 2009 when she began working as a trainee dental nurse and receptionist. Jenna later qualified in 2012 and has worked in a variety of practices doing locum work, progressing to practice management in 2014. Jenna started at Dentale in May 2016 after she took a specific interest in implant dentistry. She has enjoyed expanding her dental knowledge and thrives working in an environment that encourages others to do the same. Jenna is the clinical advisor and support network for Dentale Bristol delegates, working alongside Jessica to ensure that all delegates feel comfortable and informed throughout their entire Dentale journey.