Mr David Green

Mr David Green

School of Dentistry
Programme Lead, MSc in Restorative Dentistry

Contact details

Institute of Clinical Sciences
The School of Dentistry
5 Mill Pool Way
B5 7EG
United Kingdom

David Green is a Consultant in Restorative Dentistry at Birmingham Dental Hospital and an Associate Professor at the University of Birmingham. He leads the MSc in Restorative Dentistry at the University of Birmingham.

David Green's main interest in practice is providing high quality comprehensive restorative management of his patients including the treatment of tooth wear, endodontic disease, periodontal disease, implant placement and replacement of missing teeth. He also jointly leads the multidisciplinary management of hypodontia within the Restorative Dentistry Unit at Birmingham Dental Hospital. He is recognised by the General Dental Council as a Specialist in Prosthodontics and Restorative Dentistry.


  • BDS (Hons), Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas’ Dental Institute
  • BSc(Hons), 1st Class, University College London
  • MSc (Res), University of Birmingham
  • MFDS RCS (Ed), Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • MRD Pros RCS (Eng), Membership in Restorative Dentistry, Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • FDS (Rest Dent), Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training in Restorative Dentistry
  • Entry onto the GDC Specialist list in Restorative Dentistry and Prosthodontics


David Green qualified from Guy's, King's and St Thomas' Dental Institute with Honours and was awarded a number of final year prizes including the Newland Pedley Prize for the top dental student. He completed four years of dental core training including posts in oral & maxillofacial at University College London Hospital and Great Ormond Street Hospital and a post in restorative dentistry at Eastman Dental Hospital.

He was accepted on to a five-year higher specialty training in restorative dentistry at Birmingham Dental Hospital where he completed his Masters in endodontic research. During this time, he was successful in achieving his Membership in Restorative Dentistry in prosthodontics from the Royal College of Surgeons England. Following completion of his registrar training he was appointed as a Consultant in Restorative Dentistry with a sub-focus on the dental rehabilitation of patients with hypodontia.

He has published many papers in peer reviewed journals and lectured widely in restorative dentistry. He is lead for the teaching of restorative dental core trainees in his unit and has been appointed to lead the master's programme in restorative dentistry at the University of Birmingham. He is a council member for the British Society of Restorative Dentistry and an examiner for the Overseas Registration Examination.


Postgraduate supervision

  • Dental Core Trainee and Specialty Registrars
  • General Dental Practitioners


MSc entitled “Exploiting bioactive molecules in the dentine matrix for treatment of apical periodontitis”

Other activities

  • Consultant in Restorative Dentistry
  • Specialist in Restorative Dentistry and Prosthodontics, Private Practice
  • Examiner, MFDS Part 2 (Royal College of Surgeons of England)
  • Examiner, Dental Manikin Component, Overseas Registration Examination


Pai S, Turner J, Green D. Dental Emergencies:  Challenges in Remote versus Clinical Pain Diagnoses for an Orthodontic Patient during the 2020 COVID-19 Crisis.  Dent Update 2020; 47: 924-926.

Jenyon T, Panthagani J, Green D. Transient facial nerve palsy following dental local anaesthesia. BMJ Case Rep. 2020 Sep 7;13(9):e234753. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2020-234753. PMID: 32900723; PMCID: PMC7478029.

DP Laverty, D Green, JJJ Van Rensburg. Prosthodontics:  The Aesthetic Prosthodontic Management of Periodontally Involved Teeth. Dent Update 2018; 45: 828-840.

Burke FT, Lawson A, Green DJ, Mackenzie L. 2017 What's new in dentine bonding?: universal adhesives. Dental update, 44, 328-340.

Frencken JE, Sharma P, Stenhouse L, Green DJ, Laverty Dand Dietrich T. Global epidemiology of dental caries and severe periodontitis – a comprehensive review. J ClinPeriodontol 2017; 44 (Suppl. 18): S94–S105 doi: 10.1111/jcpe.12677] 

Laverty DP, Green D. Marrison D, Addy L & Thomas M. Implant retention systems for implant-retained overdentures, British Dental Journal 2017; 222: 347-359

Green DJB, Mackenzie L, Banerjee A. Minimally invasive long term management of failing direct restorations: the “5 Rs”. Dental Update, 2015, 42

Green DJB & Banerjee A. Contemporary Adhesive Bonding: Bridging the Gap between Research and Clinical Practice. Dental Update 2011; 38: 439-449.