Meet the team
As specialist oral surgeons and trained implant dentists, we have established exceptionally high clinical and teaching standards, making us a leading provider of dental implant postgraduate education in the UK and Europe.
Our directors have spent many, many years developing teaching resources and frameworks in implant dentistry and trained hundreds of dentists and team members.
Professor Cemal Ucer
Specialist Oral Surgeon BDS, MSc, PhD
GDC number: 57048
Professor Simon Wright
MSc BDS PGCTLCP PGDip Implant Dentistry
GDC number: 77941
Simon has been a principal partner of Glencairn Dental group of practices since 2002. He is a Founding Director of both Dental Implant Resource Ltd and ICE. He completed the Trafford One Year Implant Course in 2004 and has gone on to complete his Diploma in Implant Dentistry and his MSc in Dental Implantology.
Professor David Speechley
BDS DMI RCS(Ed) PgDip Implant Dentistry MSc
GDC number: 50341
David restored his first implant in 1990, well before implants became mainstream, predictable and affordable. At that time, there were few (if any) recognised training pathways in dental implantology. In 2003 David gained his Diploma in Medical Informatics from the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, and became a part-time lecturer at both Liverpool University Dental School and Liverpool University Medical School.
Dr Grant Isherwood
Specialist Orthodontist BDS MFDS, PGCert MedEd, PGDip MedEd DDSc
GDC number: 208893
Grant obtained his Bachelor degree in 2011 from the University of Dundee and completed his foundation training in Edinburgh before attaining maxillofacial, paediatric and orthodontic senior house officer posts in various teaching hospitals around the UK.
Dr B David Cohen
Specialist Endodontist PhD MSc BDS LDSRCS CertMR
GDC number: 45658
As a specialist endodontist, David has treated something over 23,000 teeth!
For a number of years David taught postgraduate endodontics and undergraduate studies as a Lecturer at Manchester Dental Hospital, and currently holds the position of Honorary Research Associate at Manchester University.
Professor Hugh Devlin
GDC number: 50295
A registered specialist in prosthodontics, Hugh graduated from the University of Bristol before completing a Master’s and PhD at the University of Manchester.
He has contributed to various research and journal papers and has written a number of books. Hugh is currently a Professor of Restorative Dentistry at the University of Manchester.
At ICE, Hugh is a consultant in prosthodontics, offering fixed and removable prosthodontics treatment on a referral basis.
Nurses & Hygienists
GDC Number: 196453
Kathryn Mayo Johnson
GDC Number: DH4541
Kathryn developed a special interest in implant maintenance and treatment of peri-implant diseases. She has worked with Professor Ucer for over 10 years and supervises the Greater Manchester School for DCP’s implant treatment and maintenance clinic at ICE. More recently, she has started to lecture for the MSc in Dental Implantology and the Maintaining & Treating Peri-Implant Tissues course.
GDC Number: 291522
GDC Number: 281097
GDC Number: 215842
GDC Number: 290110
Laura is our first point of contact between the patients and the dental team.
Her duties include:
- Booking consultations and treatments
- Carrying out any clerical duties, as required
- Performing such tasks as reasonably requested by the principal dentist
Programmes Administrator & Business Manager
Carl’s responsibilities include:
- Leading the ICE Administration Team
- Scheduling and timetabling of courses and CPD events
- Liaison with University of Salford academic and support staff
- Quality Assurance and continuous evaluation of ICE provision
- Administrative support for students and lecturers
- Liaison with collaborative partners and suppliers
- Health and Safety
With a strong passion for creative marketing, digital content and writing, Leah is responsible for everything from brand management, creating excellent marketing strategies to promoting upcoming events, editing the website and more. Her role also involves managing course enquiries and bookings and representing ICE at dental conferences.
Dr Rabia Sannam Khan
B.D.S (PAK), Master’s in Experimental Oral Pathology (UK), PhD scholar, Lancaster University (UK), MIADR, MIAOP, FICD (USA), FPFA (USA).
Director of Education and Research Lead