Richard Brookshaw qualified as a dentist in 1996 from the University of Dundee. In 1999 he gained a MMedSci in Oral Surgery from the University of Sheffield, and further extended his clinical qualification in 2001 by completing an 18 month Implant Training Programme, also at the University of Sheffield, where he was actively involved in the joint development programme that is run between UK and Chieti in Italy.
Richard was based initially in Leicester for his VDP year, and worked there as a Clinical Assistant in Oral Surgery at Leicester Royal Infirmary. From 1997 to 1999 Richard worked as a Senior House Officer in the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department at Sheffield University, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Northern General Hospital and Sheffield Children’s Hospital, as well as treating referral oral surgery patients in part-time practice in Doncaster. In 2000 Richard extended his clinical practice, accepting further referrals for oral surgery and dental implants. From 2003 Richard has been an associate dentist at St Ann’s Dental Clinic, restricting his practice to oral surgery and implant placement.
Richard is both nationally and internationally respected as a lecturer and mentor in Implant Dentistry and Nobelguide CT scan guided surgery. He also lectures for Nobel Biocare on a range of advanced implant techniques. He is a regular contributor to their World Tour, which is to be held in Dublin and London in 2008. Richard has lectured at St Ann’s Dental Clinic since 2003 on the surgical and restorative aspects of implant dentistry. He was the keynote speaker at the Clinical Innovations Conference held in London in May 2008 and has undertaken further training in Holland, Germany, USA, France, Spain, Austria, Switzerland and Belguim. He loves to travel, enjoying the opportunity to network and socialise with a wide group of dentists from many different countries. In his spare time Richard enjoys most forms of sport, particularly golf, cycling and he is a keen follower of football.