Paul studied dentistry at Leeds University qualifying in 1999. He then spent several years gaining a broad postgraduate education, working in both NHS and private general dental practice, community and the hospital service in both the UK and New Zealand, with posts in paediatric dentistry and maxillofacial surgery.
He undertook his postgraduate orthodontics training at Guys Hospital London, where he was awarded the degree of Master of Science in Orthodontics (King’s College London) and Membership in Orthodontics from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2007, as well as winning the University Teachers’ Award for the best research project at the 2007 British Orthodontic Conference.
Paul has worked as a specialist in North Leeds since 2007 and in 2009 undertook further consultant training, treating cases requiring multidisciplinary care, such as hypodontia, cleft lip and palate and orthognathic surgery at Leeds Dental Institute and York District Hospital. He was awarded a Fellowship in Orthodontics by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2012, recognising his training to consultant orthodontist level. As well as working as a specialist orthodontist at Yorkshire Orthodontics, Paul holds a part-time consultant post with a special interest in cleft lip and palate at Doncaster Royal Infirmary and the Montagu Hospital, Mexborough.
Paul has published extensively in dental and orthodontic literature and is currently a reviewer for a number of orthodontic journals.
Paul’s main clinical interests are adult orthodontics, the treatment of patients with cleft lip and palate, orthognathic surgery and teaching.