School of Dental Sciences

Staff Profile

Oliver Bailey

Clinical Fellow in Restorative Dentistry



  • BDS(Hons) 2005
  • MFDS RCSEd 2007
  • PG Cert Clin Implant Dent (Ncl) 2014
  • NTA 2019
  • FHEA 2019
  • MDFTEd 2020


  • Pear's Exhibition (Exam performance pre-clinical)
  • JN Proctor Prize (Clinical skills)
  • Pharmacology Prize
  • Sopwith Prize (Clinical restorative dentistry)
  • BDA Meritorious Dental Student Award (Final examination performance)
  • 1969 Prize (Performance throughout dental school)
  • Erasmus scholarship
  • Helen Tonge Award 2019

Current positions

  • Clinical fellow in restorative dentistry
  • Small commitment to general practice
  • Vice chairman North East Private Dentists
  • External postgraduate lecturer

Previous positions

  • General Professional Trainee 2005-2007
  • Honorary Clinical Lecturer (Ncl) 2007-2009
  • General Practice 2005- (UK and Australia)
  • Chairman North East Private Dentists 2013-2018


  • General Dental Council
  • Dental Protection
  • Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh)
  • British Dental Association
  • Association of Dental Implantology
  • International Team for Implantology
  • North East Private Dentists
  • Kois Graduate


Undergraduate teaching/positions

  • Clinical lead for Adult Restorative Care
  • Course lead for Clinical Skills: Advanced Restorations
  • Restorative dentistry clinical and didactic programmes teaching
  • Key Clinical Skills; Endodontic technique; Restorative Management of Tooth Loss 
  • BDS/ODHS BSc examiner
  • BDS admissions panel
  • Careers panel

Postgraduate teaching/positions

  • Deputy Degree Programme Director Diploma in Clinical Implant Dentistry
  • Implant diploma clinical and didactic programmes teaching, admissions panel, examiner
  • Restorative MClinDent examiner
  • External lecturer for HENE, HESW, BDA, FGDP, NEPD, Kois Center, SRRDG


Currently working towards a PhD entitled, 'Amalgam phase out; what next for posterior teeth? Costs and benefits of the alternative direct restorative materials'.