Mr Ian Edwards
Job Title: Constultant Orthodontist
Department: Orthodontics and Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Specialty areas: Orthodontics
Clinic days and locations:
Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays (Alternate) Halton.
Tuesdays and Thursdays (AM only) Warrington
Contact details: Halton 01928 753256, Warrington 01925 66 2245
Qualifications: BDS (University of Sheffield), MPhil (University of Birmingham) MFDS, MOrth, ISFE (Orth), MDTFEd (Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh), PG Cert (University of Edgehill)
Other Roles: Clinical Lead for Orthodontics and Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery.
Mr Edwards completed his undergraduate degree in Dentistry at Sheffield University in 2002. He then spent 12 months in General Dental Practice, followed by 12 months in a General Dentistry role at Manchester Dental Hospital. Having subsequently gained 18 months experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, he went on to undertake 8 months of Paediatric Dentistry. In 2006, he then commenced 5 years of specialist Orthodontic training in the West Midlands. He returned to his northwest roots in 2011 to take up the position of Consultant Orthodontist and Clinical Lead for the Orthodontics and Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Department at the Trust.
Mr Edwards is an Examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. He has been published in several peer review journals and has presented at different forums, including the British Orthodontic Conference. He is an Honorary Clinical Lecturer for the University of Liverpool and teaches Post-Graduate Dentists, who wish to become Specialist Orthodontists.
Mr Edwards is currently responsible for the Mersey Deanery Orthodontic Training Programme, and he recently gained a Post-Graduate Certificate in Teaching at Edgehill University. His specialist interest is complex Orthodontics in which patients require adjunctive Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Restorative Dentistry.