Advisory Boards and Specialty Advisory Boards

The Advisory Boards and Specialty Advisory Boards act as advisers of the Dental Council on the promotion and maintenance of high standards of practice in relation to the various specialties and branches of  Dentistry, particularly in the context of the educational activity and examinations offered by the Faculty of Dental Surgery.   

Current vacancies

The Faculty of Dental Surgery currently have no vacancies on Advisory Boards and Specialty Boards. Please check back regularly for updates. For any questions please email

Chairs of the Advisory Boards and Specialty Advisory Boards

Advisory Board for Dental Care Professionals

Chair: Tim O’Brien

Advisory Board in Implant Dentistry

Chair: Dr Mital Patel

Specialty Advisory Board in  Special Care Dentistry

Chair: Dr Fatimah Alsayer

Specialty Advisory Board in Oral Surgery & Oral Medicine

Chair: Miss Ailsa Morrison

Specialty Advisory Board in Orthodontics

Chair: Mr John Scholey

Specialty Advisory Board in Paediatric Dentistry

Chair: Miss Michelle Moffat

Advisory Board in Primary Dental Care

Chair: Mr Richard Cure

Specialty Advisory Board in Restorative Dentistry

Interim Chair:  Mr Kalpesh Patel

Advisory Board for MFDS

Chair: Dr Elizabeth Connor 

Advisory Board for Dental Education
Chair and Convener of Dental Education

Dr Lochana Nanayakkara

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