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 is a director of Oracle Dental and as the most senior member of the team provides the clinical lead. He started providing implant treatment in 1993 and has restricted his practice to implants since 1999 and so is one of the most experienced implant dentists in the UK. He started teaching in 2000, has been instrumental in setting up implant organisations, lectured in the UK and internationally and has been published in journals as well as being on the editorial board of an international implant journal.

Jason deploys his experience in the most complex cases, using leading edge techniques to maintain and regenerate tissue and achieve the best results, often in trying situations. He has been taking referrals from colleagues for over 20 years.

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  • Osseodensification: Optimise the Site, Optimise the Outcome

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
  • Hands-on 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

Maria’s Dental Nursing career began in 1999.  After gaining the NEBDN National Certificate, she went on to achieve further qualifications in Oral Health Education, Dental Radiography with CBCT, Level 4 PTLLS and TAQA. She has worked alongside some extremely talented Dentists and Specialists in the field of Periodontology, Endodontics, Oral Surgery, Implantology and Prosthodontics.  She has taught and trained Dental Nurses for the National Diploma in Dental Nursing and the City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma for around 10 years.  She now manages the Dentale Training Clinics which operates over 3 sites, Shrewsbury, Stafford and Bristol.  She gets huge job satisfaction seeing delegates leave the clinics with a new skill in implant dentistry and a growth in confidence.

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Introduction to Implants for Dental Nurses

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

Kuwer graduated from Birmingham University in 2008 and has later been awarded a Diploma by the Royal College of Surgeons of England. He has spent recent years with an interest in Implant dentistry, going on to achieve a certificate in implantology and more recently a Diploma in Clinical Implant dentistry from Newcastle University.

In his spare time, Kuwer enjoys partaking in the sport of clay shooting, track days in a Honda S2000 and volunteering for the ‘Guru Nanak Mission Nottm’ where they prepare and distribute food to the less fortunate within Nottingham City Centre.

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  • Practical Implant week

Kash obtained his post graduate certificate in Medical and Dental education from Oxford Brookes University. He has a special interest in both oral surgery and dental implantology and lectures internationally on both, conducting implantology courses nationally and internationally. Kash presents his scientific work and research at prominent international dental conferences and serves as an advisor an expert for General Dental Council UK. He is a visiting Implantologist at various practices in England. Kash was awarded Membership and Fellowship from Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) and also Fellowship from Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd). He was a post graduate Dental Foundation trainer for Oxford Deanery from 2010 to 2015 and due to his passion for quality in education has been appointed as Examiner for RCSI and RCSEd.

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Judith became interested in the surgical aspects of dentistry whilst still an undergraduate at Bristol University, and undertook several years of Maxillofacial surgery in hospitals before deciding to do medicine. She completed her medical degree at Leeds University and her basic surgical training in Yorkshire. Oral and Maxillofacial surgery was her ultimate goal however, and she did her higher surgical training in the north east, acquiring an interest in education and a Certificate in Clinical Education during her time there. She’s now a consultant in oral and Maxillofacial surgery in Warwickshire, and has maintained an interest in education – teaching on and running a number of courses aimed at improving the oral surgery skills of her primary care colleagues. Away from work, she is a keen gardener, breeds Portuguese Water Dogs and has a herd of alpaca to keep her busy.

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  • Week Long Introduction to Implantology Course

Jonathan graduated from Guy’s, King’s and St. Thomas’ and has over 14 years experience in general dentistry. Completing the Dentale Advanced Implant training course in 2012. Jonathan has been placing and restoring implants at his own practice for over 5 years. He also completed a Post Grad Certificate in Medical Education in 2015 and is studying for an MSc in Implantology from UCLan.

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  • 10 Day Practical Advanced Implantology Course
  • Week Long Introduction to Implantology Course

Dr Jam qualified from Manchester Dental School in 2012 graduating with the highly reputable John Lowry Oral Surgery award and having completed a dental elective in California USA.  He has undertaken further qualifications with both English and Scottish Royal College of Surgeons, in addition to completing a postgraduate qualification in Implant Dentistry.  He is currently undertaking a Diploma (Dip) in Advanced Aesthetic and Restorative Dentistry.  Accompanied with further training across multiple hospitals in the North West (Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery and Oral Surgery) and having attended numerous accredited postgraduate courses, Dr. Jam has developed additional skills and interests across various fields in dentistry, but with particular enjoyment of oral surgery, dental implantology, and restorative dentistry.  Dr Jam has published a number of internationally recognised articles, including his own clinical guide series in the British Dental Journal (BDJ),he also teaches and lectures at Manchester Dental School.  Jam has also presented as a speaker at the British Dental Association (BDA) Conference, and works closely with the BDA, as well presenting as a speaker at the Association of Dental Implantology (ADI) Conference, in addition to other dental-based conferences.  Jam also currently spends time mentoring at dental training institutes, Postgraduate Hospital and Dentale, teaching prospective Master of Science (MSc) and Diploma students in dental implantology.  Jam has also undertaken a multitude of advanced restorative, oral surgery and restorative dentistry procedures.  Dr Jam is now an educational supervisor for newly qualified dental therapists and dentists.   Dr Jam conducts further work for ICE, the BDA, ADI and also legal bodies.  Jam has worked within implant dentistry for a few years and has undertaken a variety of procedures for patients, including horizontal and vertical bone augmentation, treatment in the aesthetic zone full arch implantology and immediate placement/loading cases.  Jam currently holds two dental implant teaching tutoring/lecturing roles and continues to provide research and development for the field.

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  • 10 Day Advanced Implantology Course

Dr Adam Patel graduated from the well-distinguished University of Liverpool in 2008, going on to embark on a multitude of post-graduate studies worldwide in restorative, prosthodontics and oral surgery.  He is amongst a select few clinicians to attain a Masters degree in Oral Implantology awarded by the University of Manchester.  He has also completed Diplomas from various other institutes including the esteemed Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Glasgow.  Dr Patel is an implant lecturer, mentor, author and visiting referral clinician in several practices nationwide.

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Since qualifying from Kings College in 2001, Jagprit has attended many postgraduate courses instilling in him the confidence and knowledge so that patients receive the foremost treatment, whether it be a simple tooth coloured filling or the most demanding full mouth cosmetic rehabilitation. He was one of the first people in England to attend the new revolutionary Fastbraces course which allows teeth to be straightened in only 3 to 10 months! His ambition to stay at the cutting edge of dentistry has led him to complete a year-long implant course in Manchester which lead on to a sinus/ bone grafting course at the Royal College of Surgeons in London. He enjoys socialising with family/friends and can’t believe how quick his children grow! Apart from his children he has two passions in life, Liverpool FC and cars. One leads him to despair and the other one will probably lead him to financial ruin!

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  • 10 Day Advanced Implantology Course
  • Week Long Introduction to Implantology Course

I graduated dentistry from Baghdad, Iraq in 1996. I then immigrated to the UK and finished my International qualifying exams (IQE) in 2006 so I could practice dentistry here. I have always been passionate and ambitious about my career in dentistry and so continued to take further exams to increase my knowledge.  In 2010 I completed further exams to become a member of the faculty of dental surgeons (MFDS) from the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh. Following this I also completed a post graduate diploma from Cardiff University, which has also helped me to develop and expand my knowledge as a practitioner. During this time, I have found my passion lies within implant dentistry and am looking to complete a masters in implantology to build on the learning I have already completed in this field. I am happily married and have 4 children, three girls and a boy, so not only are my hands full at work – we are quite a busy household too! Not to mention out-numbered by the ladies in my life!  I wouldn’t have it any other way. I often get involved in charity work, be it taking part in charity runs or helping at refugee camps, such as the one in Calais, and am humbled by the support of colleagues who have often taken part and helped me with this. I am an Invisalign provider and am also able to provide smile makeovers and work in both Cardiff and Ponthir so you may find me going between practices. We spend more time at work than we do at home, but when you love what you do it doesn’t feel like a job. Helping my patients is what I love and being able to put smiles on their faces brings me great joy.

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  • 10 Day Advanced Implantology Course
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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 and Bristol 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 Implantiem team as a clinical advisor while continuing to nurse with the company director Jason Buglass 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 as Implantiem’s clinical advisor. Having worked within the company and alongside the products and system used on the course for over 11 years, Jessica is able to offer a plethora of support and product knowledge for all Implantiem customers and Dentale delegates, acting as the link between Dentale, Implantiem, The Biomaterial Store and Versah UK as well as being the first port of call for all delegates.

Meet the full team at dentale.co.uk