Mr Nick Adams BDS, M.Sc. MRDRCS(Eng)

Clinical Lecturer

School of Dentistry


Contact details

The School of Dentistry
College of Medical and Dental Sciences
University of Birmingham
St Chad's Queensway
B4 6NN
United Kingdom


Nick Adams is a part-time Clinical Lecturer at the School of Dentistry, responsible for one-to-one teaching of dental students during patient treatment sessions. Outside of the School he is a specialist endodontist in referral practice in Madeley, Telford, Shropshire.

Nick is a regular presenter of postgraduate endodontic courses run by the West Midlands Deanery.


  • MRDRCS (Eng) 2000.
  • MSc in endodontics, University of London 1995.
  • BDS University of Birmingham 1984.


Nick qualified in Dentistry from the University of Birmingham in 1984, and worked as a GDP in Shropshire. He then moved to work as a GDP in Norfolk in 1988. Whilst working in Norfolk he undertook his MSc in endodontics at the Eastman Dental Institute in London from 1993-95. He was appointed part-time.


  • BDS

Other activities

  • British Endodontic Society.
  • European Society of Endodontology.
  • Christian Dental Fellowship.
  • Langham Endodontic Study Group.



Lumley PJ , Adams NS and Tomson PL. Practical Clinical Endodontics, Churchill Livingstone, Elsevier, Philadelphia USA, 2006. * This book has subsequently been translated into Russian, Japanese and Spanish.

Academic Journals.

Simon S, Machtou P, Adams NS, Tomson PL, Lumley P. Apical limit and working length in endodontics. Dent Update. 2009 Apr;36(3):146-50, 153.

Lumley PJ, Adams NS, Tomson PL. Root canal retreatment. SADJ. 2008 May;63(4):206-8, 210-5.

Simon S, Machtou P, Tomson P, Adams NS, Lumley P. Influence of fractured instruments on the success rate of endodontic treatment. Dent Update. 2008 Apr;35(3):172-4, 176, 178-9.

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