Programme Leader MClinDent in Restorative and Cosmetic Dentistry

Roger Goulden

Dr Roger Goulden


Roger Goulden has run his own private practice focusing on advanced restorative dentistry since 1968 and is accredited by the General Dental Council as a specialist in restorative dentistry.

The clinical aspects of Roger’s practice have always been coupled with academic development leading to the higher diplomas of the Membership in General Dental Surgery and the Diploma in Restorative Dentistry.

Roger has an extensive teaching background at undergraduate and postgraduate level in addition to examining at postgraduate level for MSc and MGDS awards. He held the post of Honorary Associate Clinical Professor at Warwick University from 2006 to 2010, and from 2011 to 2014.

In addition to his clinical practice, since 1985 Roger has been involved in medico-legal matters and has obtained the Diploma in Forensic Odontology and the degree of Master of Laws (Legal Aspects of Medical Practice), both qualifications affording training in the handling of evidence and the preparation of medico-legal reports. These qualifications give Roger  an unparalleled basis for medico-legal reporting since he is able to draw on more than 40 years extensive first hand experience of clinical and academic dental practice, combined with a detailed knowledge of the legal process and contemporary scientific literature. Roger provides evidence in 150 - 200 written reports each year in all his areas of expertise together with oral evidence in court, appearances having been made as expert witness in numerous disciplinary hearings, tribunals, Crown Courts, and at the High Courts in London and Dublin. 

Dr. Paul A. Tipton
B.D.S., MSc.,D.G.D.P., UK Specialist in Prosthodontics

Dr Paul Tipton was voted one the most influential dentists and teachers in the United Kingdom by readers of Dentistry Magazine (April 2012). He set up and ran a successful private practice in Manchester for 30 years before selling the business. He now divides his time between operating private referral clinics (in Manchester, Chester, and London) and teaching other dentists the dental skills and techniques needed for a successful career.

A passionate and charismatic speaker Paul has been teaching for over twenty years, both in the UK and internationally. Over 2,500 delegates have attended his courses to boost their skills, knowledge and income. Many Tipton Trained Alumni have become award winners recognised by their peers, whilst owners of prestigious practices proudly cite attendance on Paul's courses. His experiences during his successful career in dentistry can help you become the dentist you aspire to be.


Dr. Mario Imburgia

Phd in Periodontology (Palermo)

Mario graduated in dentistry at University of Palermo, Italy where he also received a PhD in Periodontology. He runs a private practice and is a member of several associations including the Italian Academy of Prosthetic Dentistry and the International Academy for Dento-Facial Esthetics. He has authored scientific papers in national and international journals. He was a clinical teacher at theUniversity of Warwick UK (2011-2014)  and is a visiting professor at the BPP University, Oxford and at the City of London Dental College, London. He is the author of a  book called 'iPad for dentists: digital communication for patients and team' published by Quintessence International. 

Hab Gill

Dr Hap Gill

Hap is a cosmetic and implant dentist, author and lecturer. He completed his dental undergraduate training at the University of Sheffield in 1991. Since 1993 has been in private practice and further developed his education by joining the Pankey Institute of Dentistry, first as a student in 1999 and then as visiting Faculty Teacher since 2009. He specifically teaches occlusal rehabilitation.  He completed his training in cosmetic dentistry at New York University in 2006 and continues to keep his skills current.  He undertook implant training in 2002 (Gift Program).  He has given numerous lectures including ones for the British Academy Of Cosmetic Dentistry,  Invisalign and various study clubs in the UK.

Has been involved in implant dentistry for over 20 years now and his experience is wide ranging, from single teeth to full mouth reconstructions. More recently same day full arch implant treatment.

Passionate about being at the forefront of modern dentistry he is recognised internationally for his skills in cosmetic and reconstructive dentistryand is now teaching these principles to both UK and USA dentists.  He is in much demand by the media and some of his work has been immortalised on TV.  Has a number of celebrities, dentists and their families as clients, some of whom travel from all over the world to see him.

Author of “Teeth For Life” a book about preventing dental disease.

Dr.Dimitrios Mitsas

DMD, MClinDent  (Sheffield)

Dr.Dimitrios Mitsas graduated from the English dental school of Semmelweis in Budapest  2003. As a general dental practitioner for 4 years he focused on non-surgical and surgical endodontics with the aid of the surgical operative stereoscope.

In 2007 Dr.Mitsas was enrolled in the MClinDent  in Periodontology  at the Dental School of Sheffield under the supervision of Professor Gareth Griffiths. Since then he has worked in different referral practices (York, Chester, Liverpool, Cambridge) accepting referrals in the fields of  periodontology and endodontology. He has a special interest in endo-perio lesions and regenerative periodontal microsurgery.

He is an active member of British Society of Periodontology, the British Endodontic Society and the European Society of Osseointegration. Dr. Mitsas believes  that 'the more we see as clinicians the more we can treat, and the more we can see depends on the academic training we have received and the armamentarium we can effectively use'. He loves to share his clinical experience with his colleagues and with his lectures to put the dental work “under magnification”.

Dr. Sagar  Abichandani

Completed graduation (BDS) from Dr.DY.Patil Dental College and Hospital, Mumbai. INDIA and post graduation (MDS) in ‘PROSTHODONTICS’ from Shri Dharmastala Manjunatheshwar College of Dental Sciences and Hospital (SDM), Dharwad, India. Also finished Masters in Oral Implantology, Atlanta (USA) ; Clinical Mastership in Oral Implantology from State University of New York, Stony Brook University of Dental Medicine.Also finished Post Graduation in Restorative & Aesthetic dentistry from the School of Dentistry, University of Manchester, United Kingdom.

He is a recipient of numerous prestigious awards nationally and internationally and has the honour to lecture / conduct courses / workshops globally.  He is also a faculty member of various education bodies worldwide thereby imparting quality education to his peers.

He is an author of numerous publications in national and international journals & has also written a book on A to Z of Temporomandibular joint.

Restorative Tutor

Dr Pamela Djan 

Pamela is a highly motivated self-driven dental professional and educationist with a vast range of skills. She has a proven track record in teaching and examining which she combines effectively with clinical practice. She believes in educating individuals to their fullest potential and developing autonomous learners.  

In the course of her professional career she has acquired extensive experience in all areas of dentistry, in particular advanced restorative dentistry.

Dr Djan has run her own dental practice since 1998 employing four dentists as well as two dental hygienists and provides quality dental care to the local London community. Being a principal provides her with a wealth of business and effective people management skills. 

She is also an external examiner for the General Dental Council and has 12 years teaching experience at Guy’s Dental Hospital teaching across all the various year groups in restorative dentistry.  She is a member of the British Dental Association and a Fellow of the Ghana College of Physicians and Surgeons.

As an educationist she is director of a successful primary and secondary school educating children and instilling in them sound executive skills and good values. She is currently pursuing a Masters in Educational Assessment at the Institute of Education, UK.  She also does consultancy work in Curriculum Development and Educational Assessment.