Curriculum Vitae:     Dr Edwin Bonner

BDS 1967

Sloan  Fellow, London Business School 1974

MDent (Prosthodontics) 1985

Biographical Details

1961 – 1967  Studied dentistry at University of Witwatersrand Johannesburg  South Africa > Bachelor of Dental Surgery

1967 – 1973  NHS dental practice UK

1973 – 1974  Sloan Programme at London Business School > Sloan Fellow of London Business School 1974

1975 – 1980  Private dental practice UK; seminars on practice management at The London Business School

1981 – 1985  Registrar, University of Witwatersrand School of Dentistry > Master of Dentistry in Prosthodontics

1986 – 1989  Specialist dental practice Johannesburg

1986 – 1989  Part-time Specialist lecturer University of Pretoria

1990 – 2007  Full-time private practice UK
2007 –  present      Local Dental Advisor to Dental Protection Ltd

1985 – 1989            Expert Witness in Dentistry South Africa, approximately 250 cases

1990 –  present      Expert Witness in Dentistry UK, approximately 2250 cases

Attended court on approx 10 occasions

Registered as a specialist Prosthodontist with the General Dental Councils of the UK and South Africa

Past cases approx 2500, approx 100 new instructions / annum.

Work  related to Personal Injury (+ – 60% ), and to dental negligence ( + – 40%).

Work mainly on behalf of the Claimant (+ –  95%).

Main fields of interest include:
general restorative dentistry

dental prostheses (dentures, crown and bridges, implants)

facial, head and neck pain including whiplash;  and

temporo-mandibular joint (tmj) dysfunction.

Local Dental Advisor, Dental  Protection, Medical Protection Society Ltd ( 2008 –

Chairman  CODE (Confederation of Dental Employers) (2001 – 2008)

Former Advisory board, Dental Practice Magazine
Former Advisory board, Smile-on.com

Former Contributor to   ‘Dental Practice Magazine’,   ‘Dental Tribune UK’,  ‘Face2Face (CODE)’,   ‘Dentistry’
(more than 1000 articles in total)
Former Editor Smile-on.com dental newsletter (2008-9)
Former Editor Pharmacy1st pharmaceutical newsletter (2008-9)