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Nic was appointed as a Senior Lecturer/Honorary Consultant in Restorative Dentistry in October 2014. He leads the MSc Clinical Periodontology programme and teaches on the MSc Implantology programme as well as the undergraduate dental degree. He joined the Specialist Register for Restorative Dentistry in 2012. Nic has research interests in the development of the salivary pellicle in patients with dry mouth, salivary physiology, and use of video in teaching of clinical skills.
He previously held the post of Clinical Lecturer at University of Leeds School of Dentistry from 2008-14 where he completed his specialist training is in Restorative Dentistry. Prior to this, he gained experience in hospital posts and general practice before becoming a Clinical Lecturer at Kings College London Dental Institute. He completed a PhD into taste and salivary reflexes in 2004. Nic was awarded his BDS at Kings College London in 1993 and was recipient of numerous prizes during his dental training and intercalated BSc.
Alongside his role at UCLan, Nic works as a tutor for distance learning M Clin Dent (Prosthodontics) at Kings College London, and examines on both the M Clin Dent (Prosthodontics) and MSc in Aesthetic Dentistry. He has also run courses for general dental practitioners at a number of Postgraduate Deaneries and taught abroad in India and Georgia.
BDS BSc (Hons) PhD FDSRCS Eng (Rest)
Jawad H, Hodson NA, Nixon PJ. A review of dental treatment of head and neck cancer patients, before, during and after radiotherapy: part 1. Br Dent J. 2015 Jan 23;218(2):65-8. doi: 10.1038/sj.bdj.2015.28
Jawad H, Hodson NA, Nixon PJ. A review of dental treatment of head and neck cancer patients, before, during and after radiotherapy: part 2. Br Dent J. 2015 Jan 23;218(2):69-74. doi: 10.1038/sj.bdj.2015.29.
Patel, M; Al-Momani, Z; Hodson, N; Nixon, P; Mitchel, D The use of stereolithic models in management of Oncology patients. Dent Update. 2013 Sep;40(7):564-6, 569-70, 573-4
Beighton, B; Gilbert, SC; Clark, D; Mantzourani, M; al-Haboubi, M; Ali, F; Ransome, E; Hodson, N; Fenlon, M; Zoitopoulos, L; Gallagher, J. The isolation and identification of Bifidobacteriaceae from human saliva. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 2008 Oct;74(20):6457-60
Course leader of MSc in Clinical Periodontology, teaching on the MSc in Implantology; Undergraduate clinical skills