Stephen qualified from Queens University Belfast in 1997 with distinctions. He completed his Vocational Training in Belfast prior to his appointment at University Hospital Aintree / Liverpool University Dental Hospital where he began his oral and maxillofacial training in 1998. Shortly after this he began placing and restoring implants in both private practice and the hospital setting. He gained membership to the Royal College of Surgeons (Glasgow) in 2000 and followed this in 2002 by achieving the SAAD standard in intra-venous sedation.
Stephen now works solely in general practice with special interest in surgical dentistry and implantology. He has a special contract with Liverpool PCT (dentist with special interest) to provide surgical dentistry on referral and works along side a fully qualified anaesthetist.
Stephen has studied at Dental implant Master-Classes throughout Britain, Europe and America in advanced implant techniques such as sinus grafting and lifting, guided bone regeneration, bone grafting, implants in the aesthetic region and smile design with implants.
Stephen is a mentor for the world renowed ‘Strauman Dental Implant System’ and for the postgraduate students undertaking the MSc in Dental Implantology at Salford University. He is the Clinical Director of Liverpool Implant Centre.
Stephen welcomes referrals for surgical dentistry with or without intravenous sedation and any extractions with intravenous sedation. He would also be happy to accept referrals for all aspects of implant dentistry for: treatment planning, implant placement, restoration and continual care. Referring practitioners are welcome to be present for any stage of implant treatment.