martin parsons

Martin Parsons

BDS, MFDS RCSEd, PGCertHE,  FHEA, CBiol MRSB.

Programme Clinical Coordinator unit of Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy

Clinical Teacher

Intermediate Life Support Trainer (ILS)

Contact Details:

School of Clinical Dentistry
Claremont Crescent
Sheffield
S10 2TA

Telephone: +44 (0) 114 215 9418

Email: m.parsons@sheffield.ac.uk

Overview

Biography

GDP – VTS scheme 1993-1994
GDP – Associate 1994-2004
Clinical teacher part-time BDS programme 1996-2001
Clinical teacher full-time Unit of Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy 2004-current

Interests

Clinical teacher in restorative dentistry and Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy.
Intermediate Life Support
Clinical skills teaching
SIMS (Virtual Reality)

Teaching

Theme responsibilities (DH/T): Dental radiology, Pre-Clinical Skills II, Oral disease 1, Clinical practice

Basic clinical skills (BDS & Hygiene/Therapy), including various lectures/tutorials Basic Life Support teaching
Oral disease 1 – various lectures/tutorials
Pre-Clinical Skills III teaching; Pharmacology of Local Anaesthetics, Practical guide to Local anaesthetics, Mandibular/Infiltration anaesthesia practical, Antimicrobial and prescribing regulations, analgesics and other groups, impression materials, impression taking practical, re-cementation of crowns practical/tutorial, Occlusion practical, Extraction techniques for primary teeth, Extraction techniques for primary teeth practical
Supervision of Oral Health Promotion projects

Clinical

Supervision of Undergraduate clinics – Restorative/Hygiene & Therapy
Dental Practice Unit – Supervision of clinics
Treatment of own patients (TOP)

Publications
  • Parsons M (2015) BDJ Antibiotic Resistance. BrDent.219:246.
  • Parsons M (2014). BDJ readers respond to ARF hike (letter).BrDent.217
  • Parsons M (2013). A set global policy (letter). BrDent.214:141-213
  • Parsons M (2010). Dr title again (letter).Dentistry magazine
  • Parsons M (2006).Political motives (letter). BrDentJ.200 :360-361
  • Parsons M (2006).Encouraging mentoring (Letter) BrDentJ.200 :241
  • Parsons M (1997). Recertification (letter).BrDentJ.183 :243
  • Parsons M (1995). Elective report from USA. BrDentLaunch-pad.2 :41-43.
Professional Activities
  • Speaker at various conferences, BSDHT Scientific meetings, NHS Foundation Trust