Staff in the School

Dr Will Palin

Dr Will Palin

Reader in Biomaterials

Will Palin is a Reader in Biomaterials at the School of Dentistry. His main area of research into photocurable materials used for both dental and wider biomaterial applications, has attracted grant funding from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council and National Institute for Health Research and industry.

Mr Hussein Patanwala

Mr Hussein Patanwala

Clinical Lecturer

Hussein PatanwalaHussein is a clinical lecturer in restorative dentistry and deputy head of firm 5A, teaching mainly final year dental students in all aspects of dentistry.

He is also the lead dentist and owner of Oakville Dental, a mainly private popular dental practice located close to the University of Birmingham in Selly Oak.

He provides teaching ...

Mr Upen Patel

Mr Upen Patel

Clinical Lecturer in Restorative Dentistry

Upen Patel is a Clinical Lecturer in Restorative Dentistry.

His research focuses on the effects of therapeutic ultrasound on the repair mechanisms of the dental pulp.

Upen takes great pride and enjoyment in the teaching of dentistry to his students with the goal of producing safe, responsible and efficient professional graduates.

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Professor Giles Perryer

Professor Giles Perryer

Professor of Clinical Education

Giles Perryer is the Academic lead for e-learning at the College of Medical and Dental Sciences. He teaches clinical dentistry in the Clinical Practice and Conservative Dentistry Units at the School of Dentistry.

Mr Ian Preston

Mr Ian Preston

Clinical Lecturer

Ian Preston is a part time Clinical Lecturer at the School of Dentistry. He is deputy head of a 5th BDS clinic; leading weekly tutorials covering a wide range of subject areas allied to the practice of Dentistry, as well as providing one-to-one teaching of dental students during patient treatment sessions.

In addition Ian is a consulting clinical lecturer for the UCL ...