Stephen qualified from Birmingham University in 1985 and went into general dental practice. He started in implant dentistry in 1991 and since then has devoted his career to the practice of implant dentistry, he is regarded as one of the foremost implant surgeons in the United Kingdom. His training was carried out in the UK, USA and Europe and he now lectures extensively on all aspects of dental Implantology throughout the United States, Asia, Continental Europe and the UK. Stephen runs his implant referral practice in Glasgow, UK, where all aspects of implant and reconstructive dentistry are carried out. Stephen is a Past President of the Association of Dental Implantology UK (ADI) and a committee member and Fellow of the Academy of Osseointegration, and the UK Ambassador for AO. He is Chair of the Global Program Development committee at AO. He is a founding Board member of PEERS UK, and is the Past Scientific Chairman of the ADI. He is on the editorial board of three journals and runs a variety of courses at his practice, including a comprehensive year course for those willing to get started in the field of implantology, sinus grafting and restorative programs. Stephen currently mentors several dentists and is experienced with many implant systems.