James qualified from Newcastle University with Merit in Clinical Dentistry and was awarded the John Hopkins prize for his support for fellow colleagues.
James has continued to further his skills and knowledge by completing a large number of postgraduate courses including dental implant courses at the Sheffield Implant Centre and Newcastle Dental Hospital, the Core Course in Conscious Sedation at Newcastle Dental Hospital, the Inman Aligner accreditation and Six Month Smiles course.
He is currently working towards his final examinations for the Diploma in Restorative Dentistry, which provides the skills and knowledge for advanced treatments for the most complex of cases.
In addition to dental qualifications, James has also carried out a number of facial aesthetic courses in order to provide treatments such as 'wrinkle relaxing injections', 'dermal fillers' and 'Genuine DermarollerTM therapy'
and is able to give personalised advice and treatment plans for skin therapy.
James is a member of the Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK), The Royal College of Surgeons and the International Team for Implantology (ITI). He is an Honorary Clinical Lecturer at the Newcastle Dental Hospital and lectures to dentists on behalf of the Northern Deanery (the Postgraduate Institute for Dentists), a specialist dental laboratory, Ivoclar Vivadent UK and Straumann UK.
James has been appointed the Director of the ITI Northern study club and is Treasurer of the North East Private Dentists group.
James lives in Tynemouth with his wife Lindsay and enjoys keeping fit and healthy, with many outdoor hobbies, particularly as the beach is on the doorstep! He is passionate about skiing, food and travelling to visit new places.