Biography of Professor Paul Tipton
BDS, MSc, DGDP RCS, Dip Rest Dent, Dip Imp Pros, Dip Pros, Dip Aesth Dent.
Professor Paul Tipton qualified in 1978 from Sheffield University. After teaching in Sheffield and Australia, he established a mixed practice in central Manchester, turning purely private in 1986. After two years study at the Eastman Dental Hospital and London University he graduated with an MSc in Conservative Dentistry in 1989. The following year he began teaching the new MSc in Restorative Dentistry at Manchester University.
In 1992 Paul was awarded the D.G.D.P from the Royal College of Surgeons and appointed a member of the BDA Independent Practice Committee. In 1999 Paul was awarded Specialist status in Prosthodontics from the General Dental Council.
Paul regularly lectures at home and abroad and is renowned for his one-year Restorative Dentistry and Implantology courses, where over 2500 dentists have graduated during the last 20 years and, for his numerous articles on Implantology and Cosmetic and Restorative Dentistry. He is on the editorial board of Private Dentistry magazine and Restorative & Aesthetic Practice and was a founding director of the British Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry and the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.
Professor Tipton played cricket for England Under 19’s in 1972/73 and turned professional for Lancashire in 1974. He continued to play cricket for Lancashire between 1974-1978 and then for Cheshire from 1980-1984.
He is currently the President of the British Academy of Restorative Dentistry and is a Fellow of the International Academy for Dental Facial Esthetics (IADFE)