Meet the team
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.
Nurses & Hygienists
GDC number: 231741
Jenny’s responsibilities include supervising the nursing team, CQC audits and running our clinics. Her friendly and outgoing personality makes patients feel at ease. As the cross-infection lead for the hospital, she ensures that all dental nurses comply with all the practice procedures and policies which are in place.
GDC Number: 284435
Alice studied nursing at ACEpace College in London and graduated in 2016. Her decision to enter the dental sector stemmed from her interest in science, combined with her caring nature.
Currently, she is interested in non-surgical facial aesthetics and is a keen participant on the level 7 course we run with the University of Salford.
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.
Carl’s responsibilities include:
- Support for teaching and administration
- Creation and maintenance of student records
- Recruitment and enquiry management
- Assessment related issues
With a strong passion for writing and digital content, Alice is responsible for everything from 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.
Qualified from Manchester Metropolitan University with HNC in Dental Technology, Victoria has 20 years experience in the dental industry. At 21, she owned and operated a private dental laboratory in Liverpool (potentially making her one of the youngest in the industry!).