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Heather Baldry

After meeting with Stephen Jacobs and the surgery and reception staff of Dental fx,
I leave with a fully functioning jaw, a returned interest in eating and a confident smile.

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The Dental Team
Stephen Jacobs

Dr Stephen L Jacobs

Clinical Director & Principal Dentist
BDS MJDF RCS(Eng)
GDC No. 60601

Dr Jacobs set up Dental fx in 2006, after selling and moving from his previous practice on the south side of Glasgow.

Stephen is passionate about his dentistry and providing the highest standards of care for all the patients at the practice.

He has a passion for dental implants and is regarded as one of the leading clinicians in the field of implantology. Stephen runs a variety of training courses for other dentists and nurses, as Dental fx has been set up as a training centre as well.

He lectures throughout Europe on all aspects of dental implants, has published many articles and is on the editorial board of two journals. Stephen is a past President of the Association of Dental Implantology (UK).

Hobbies include golf, skiing, football, cricket and he has a weakness for cars. Stephen is married to Lucy and has three daughters, Talia, Carly and Alyssa.

Professional Practice

  • Dec 1985 - Graduated in dentistry from University of Birmingham with Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS)
  • 1986-1990 – General Dental Practice, London
  • 1990-2006 – General Dental Practice, Langside, Glasgow
  • 2006-present day – Clinical Director & Principal Dentist, Dental fx, Bearsden, Glasgow
  • Dec 2011 – Awarded Member of the Joint Dental Faculties at The Royal College of Surgeons England (MJDF RCS Eng)

Appointments and Associations

  • 1993-present day – Member of The Association of Dental Implantology (ADI)
  • 2003-present day – Committee member of The Association of Dental Implantology
  • 2009-2011 – President of The association of Dental Implantology
  • 2013-2015 – Scientific Chairman of The Association of Dental Implantology
  • 2002-present day – Active Member of American Academy of Osseointegration
  • 2012- present day - Committee member, American Academy of Osseointegration
  • 2011-present day – Board member of Platform for Exchange in Education, Research and Science (PEERS)
  • 2012 – Researcher for documentation summaries, AstraTech, Goteborg, Sweden
  • 2013-present day - Key Opinion Leader for Dentsply Implants
  • 2012-present day - Ambassador for Dentsply Implants

American Academy of Osseointegration sub-committees; Global Program Development Committee (Vice-Chair), Clinical Innovations Committee, W Laney Award Committee

Lecture and speaking commitments

  • February 2002 – Speaker at ADI study club, Perth, Scotland
  • March 2003 – Speaker at postgraduate meeting, Wakefield, England
  • June 2004 – Speaker at implant symposium, Belfast, N Ireland
  • May 2006 – Presenter at Bone Grafting workshop, Perth, Scotland
  • October 2006 – Presenter at Bone Grafting workshop, Nottingham, England
  • November 2006 - May 2006 – Presenter at Bone Grafting workshop, Newcastle, England
  • November 2007 - Moderator at ADI Members Forum, London, England
  • October 2008 – Speaker at ADI study club, Bradford, England
  • November 2008 – Speaker at ADI study club, Cardiff, Wales

2009

  • March 2009 – Speaker at ADI study club, Newcastle, England
  • March 2009 - Speaker at ADI study club, Warrington, England
  • October 2009 - Speaker at ADI study club, Coventry, England
  • November 2009 - Moderator at ADI Members Forum, London, England

2010

  • November 2010 – Moderator at ADI Masterclass, London, England
  • January 2010 – Speaker at ADI study club, Perth Scotland
  • February 2010 – Moderator and Chairman, Focus on Peri-implantitis, London, England
  • May 2010 - Speaker at ADI study club, Belfast, N Ireland

2011

  • September 2011 – Moderator and speaker at European Association of Osseointegration International Congress, Glasgow, Scotland
  • April 2011 – Chairman and moderator at the ADI International Congress, Manchester, England
  • April 2011 – Scientific committee for the ADI International Congress
  • April 2011 – Speaker at ‘Good Morning with AstraTech’
  • September 2011 – Moderator and speaker ‘Implant Dentistry in the Fast Lane’, London
  • September 2011 – Speaker at ADI study club, Polmont, Scotland
  • October 2011 – Moderator at PEERS implant meeting, Birmingham, England
  • November 2011 – Moderator at ADI Members Forum

2012

  • May 2012 – Speaker at Scottish Dental Showcase, Glasgow, Scotland
  • May 2012 – Speaker at Implant Dentistry Live, London, England
  • Oct 2012 – Speaker at Czech Republic Implant Congress, Prague

2013

  • April 2013 - Speaker at the Scottish Endodontic Study Club (Implant/endodontic interface)
  • May 2013 - Speaker at the Scottish Dental Show, Hampden Park (Immediate Implants)
  • June 2013 - Speaker at PEERS Conference, Birmingham, England (All-On-4)
  • July 2013 - Moderator and Chair at David Garber Masterclass, Stirling, Scotland
  • November 2013 - Moderator and Chair at the Academy of Osseointegration UK meeting, London, Englan 2013

2014

  • January 2014 - Speaker at the Glasgow Odontological Society meeting, Glasgow, Scotland
  • February 2014 - Speaker at Dentsply Implants Relax Event, Scotland
  • February 2014 - Speaker at Dentsply Implants EV launch event, Royal College of Physicians, London, England
  • February 2014 - Speaker at Royal College of Surgeons conference, Glasgow, Scotland
  • March 2014 - Speaker at the Academy of Osseointegration Annual Meeting, Seattle, USA
  • March 2014 - Presenter at workshop at the Academy of Osseointegration Annual Meeting, Seattle, USA
  • March 2014 - Presenter to VDP dentists on dental implants
  • April 2014 - Speaker at the ITI meeting, Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • May 2014 - Speaker at the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry study club meeting
  • July 2014 - Speaker at the Academy of Osseointegration Japan/UK Charter Chapter

2015

  • January 2015 - Speaker at the Glasgow Odontological Society meeting, Glasgow, Scotland
  • May 2015 - Scientific Chairman at the ADI Biannual International Congress

Current research projects

The Efficacy of Two Different Bovine Xenograft s in Sinus Bone Augmentation - a split mouth study

The Influence of Insertion Torque on the ISQ Curve Measuring Implant Stability - a multicentre study

Researcher for documentation summaries, AstraTech, Goteborg, Sweden

The Efficacy of the Atlantis Crown/Abutment as a single immediate posterior restoration, a prospective study (manuscript in preparation)

Survey of patient satisfaction following placement of implants into fresh extraction sockets (manuscript in preparation)

Implant stability and the relevance to peak insertion torque (in progress)

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