Mr Sivakumar Jayachandran

Mr Sivakumar Jayachandran

School of Dentistry
Clinical Dental Tutor

Contact details

Institute of Clinical Sciences
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT

S Jayachandran is a general dental practitioner working in South Birmingham and Wolverhampton. He is also a registered Specialist in Prosthodontics providing specialist services for the Thames valley area Team, in Buckinghamshire.

Sivakumar is a registered Mentor and approved VT trainer for the west midlands deanery.

He is also a clinical dental tutor at the school of dentistry in the Institute of Clinical Sciences where he teaches on 3rd and final year Prosthetic clinics.

He is currently working towards his PhD in Current status of Dental implant Education in the UK at the University of Birmingham.


Associate Fellow in the HEA 2017

VT equivalence 2009

MDS Prosthodontics 2002

Fellow in the Academy of General Education , MAHE 1998

BDS 1998


Sivakumar qualified from the prestigious Manipal Academy of Higher Education, India in 1998 and then completed his Specialist training from TN DR MGR Medical University, and obtained his Master of Dental Surgery – Prosthodontics in 2002. He was involved in teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students in Prosthodontics in India till he moved to the UK in 2007.

After his VT equivalence he started practicing as NHS associate dentist and also worked as a Clinical Teaching Fellow at the School of Dentistry, University of Manchester, teaching MSc and MSc (Clinical) students in Prosthodontics.

In 2014 he started with his PhD in University of Birmingham and started working as a clinical specialist in Birmingham Dental Hospital.

He was appointed as a part-time clinical dental tutor at the school of dentistry in 2018.





PhD in Dental implant Education

Current interest is in evaluating qualitative research in dentistry

Other activities

Writing teaching articles for Dental update – especially interested in line drawings to illustrate techniques or facts

Member of BSSPD, IPS india

Reviewer for international journals  eg Journal of Dentistry, Journal of Dental Education, BMJ Clinical, JIDR


•  Jayachandran S, Walmsley AD (2017), That first all important meeting with your patient! Dental Update  44:8, 742-752

•   Jayachandran S, Bhandal BS, Hill KB & Walmsley AD (2015) Maintaining dental implants – do general dental practitioners      have the necessary knowledge? BDJ volume 219, pages 25–28

  • Jayachandran S, Grey N (2014) Fabrication of Occlusal Rims to Record the Maxillomandibular Relation for Complete Dentures The Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, 112: 383-386
  • Jayachandran S, Ramachandran CR,Varghese R (2008) Occulusal Plane Orientation: A Statistical and Clinical Analysis in Different Clinical Situations  Journal of Prosthodontics17: 572-575
  • Jayachandran S, Tulasingam C (2008) Single Tray Dual Impression for Distal Extension Removable Partial Dentures; an alternative method Clinical Dentistry 2008: 56-58  (official publication of the Indian Dental Association)
  • Jayachandran S, Rathinasamy J (2002) An Evaluation of Sensory Feedback in different Clinical Situations amongst Prosthodontic Patients The Journal of Indian Prosthodontic Society 2002: 11-16.

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