School of Dental Sciences

Staff Profile

Dr Simon Stone

Senior Clinical Lecturer


Undergraduate education

Newcastle University, BDS

Postgraduate education

Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, MFDS RCS(Ed)

Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, MEndo RCS(Ed)

Newcastle University, Newcastle Teaching Award

Newcastle University, PhD


Professional registration

General Dental Council (GDC) UK

Professional employment

Senior Clinical Lecturer in Restorative Dentistry

Clinical Lecturer in Restorative Dentistry/Honorary StR in Endodontology, Newcastle University/Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

Invited lecturer, Health Education North East.

Clinical Fellow in Restorative Dentistry, Newcastle University.

General Dental Practitioner, South Tyneside.

Locum General Dental Practitioner, County Durham.

General Professional Trainee County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust.

Honours and Awards

General Dental Council prize for professionalism

Dental Protection elective protocol awards

Newcastle University, undergraduate prize for aesthetic dentistry

Northern Deanery, vocational training practice project prize


Teaching and scholarship


·         Clinical supervision of undergraduate BDS students in restorative dentistry, specifically periodontology, conservation, endodontics, prosthodontics and adult restorative clinics.

·         Delivery of undergraduate key clinical skills and endodontology skills courses involving demonstration of clinical dentistry, didactic instruction and assessment of course progress by written and practical assessment.

·         Delivery of undergraduate BDS lectures and seminars in restorative dentistry to all stages.

·         Member of the BDS admissions panel.

·         Examiner in the Newcastle University professional BDS examinations.

·         Member of the Staff-Student committees.


·         Delivery of clinical skills teaching and development of clinical progress assessments in the Masters in Clinical Dentistry programme.

·         Delivery of Dental Core Training postgraduate lectures, specifically in local anaesthesia, rubber dam and endodontics, embryology, oral pathology, legislation in primary care and modern dental careers.

·         Delivery of General Professional Training lectures in restorative dentistry, specifically contemporary endodontics and endodontic troubleshooting, prosthodontics troubleshooting and peri-implantitis.

·         Provision of lectures and demonstration of clinical skills for Health Education England (formerly Northern Deanery) to general dental practitioners, specifically contemporary endodontics and rubber dam use.

·         Provision of benchmarking and training sessions for associate clinical lecturers and Dental Hospital staff.

·         Development and delivery of a study skills group in restorative dentistry for general dental practitioners.

·         Registered Dentsply Maillefer Educator.

Dental Care Professional

·         Clinical supervision of integrated periodontal care clinics to diploma of hygiene and therapy students.

·         Examiner in the Diploma of Hygiene and Therapy professional examinations.

·         Development, delivery and assessment, through Health Education England, extended skills courses for dental nurses, specifically impression taking and placement of rubber dam.


Pastoral support as a personal tutor for undergraduate BDS students, hygiene-therapy students and Masters in Clinical Dentistry students.

 Textbook contributions

Barclay, S. C., Stone, S. J. (2013).  Chapter 3 Conservative Dentistry in Master Dentistry, 3rd Edition Volume 2: Restorative Dentistry, Paediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics.  Edited by Heasman, P.A. Churchill Livingstone Elsevier. ISBN: 9780702045974.



PhD: 'Translational studies to evaluate plaque control interventions'


Stone, S. J., McCracken, G. I., Kumar, P. S., Offenbacher, S., Aspiras, M., De Laurenti, M., Heasman, P. A. (2013).  Characterising gingivitis with inflammatory mediators and microbial species.  Presented at the general session of the International Association of Dental Research, Seattle, WA, USA. 

Stone, S. J. Investigating the cost-effectiveness of providing hygiene phase therapy to patients with desquamative gingivitis (2011).  Presented at the British Society for Oral and Dental Research, General Session, Sheffield, UK.

Editorial duties

Referee for manuscripts and books submitted to:

Journal of Dentistry

Journal of Oral Surgery

Journal of Clinical Periodontology

European Journal of Prosthodontics and Restorative Dentistry.


Industrial collaboration with Philips Oral Healthcare

Oral and dental research trust grant