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Prof Simon Wright MBE BDS MSc PGCTLCP FHEA FDTFEd (RCSEd) SMFGDP(UK)A Portrait

Prof Simon Wright MBE BDS MSc PGCTLCP FHEA FDTFEd (RCSEd) SMFGDP(UK)A

Chair of the National Advisory Board for Human Factors in Dentistry

Prof Wright has been a principal partner of Glencairn Dental group of practices since 2002. He is a Founding Director of both Dental-Implant Pro treatment planning software, and the ICE Hospital and Postgraduate Training Centre. He is the Clinical Lead for the portfolio of Dental Postgraduate courses at Salford University.

Prof Wright has a personal chair at the University of Salford, awarded for his practice and teaching in Dental Implantology. He lectures nationally and internationally on Dental Implantology and Human Factors.


Prof Wright has won awards for his research papers, his current research interest areas are
Patient Related Outcome Measures (PROM):
Prof Wright has gained national recognition for his work developing tools to measure PROM in dentistry. He is the chief clinical investigator of multi-centre research project investigating the ways that we can measure the benefit of dental implant treatment. He has developed an online patient tool, to audit and report upon the effectiveness of dental treatment.
Peri-Implant Disease:
Prof Wright has co-written the algorithms that have been adopted as the standard protocols for the treatment of Peri-Implant disease. He has established a recognised referral centre for the treatment of both Mucocitis and Peri-Implantitis.. He is currently the clinical lead, investigating the outcome of a Randomised Controlled Trial.
Human Factors:
Prof Wright has a keen interest in surgical performance and has been invited to the participate in the first ‘European Collaboartion About Human Factors and Medicine’ in Paris. He has developed Human Factors as a major research theme at the University of Salford and is the Chairman of The National Advisory Board in Human Factors.  He has been awarded an MBE for his contribution to increasing patient safety in Dentistry.

 

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