Dr Ben Atkins is the fast previous president of the Oral Well being Basis and basic dental practitioner. Previous to his present function, Ben has been a long-standing Trustee for the charity.

Ben additionally owned a gaggle of dental practices within the North West of England. 

His major drive in observe is training of his sufferers, that is demonstrated within the observe mission assertion: ‘Our mission is for all our sufferers to know their mouths, preventative regime and remedy.’

As a clinician, Ben is a former tutor at Manchester Dental Hospital and a Dentist with Specialist Curiosity (DWSI) in restorative dentistry. His practices have numerous separate NHS contracts that cater for the oral well being wants of the hard-to-reach teams in addition to the final inhabitants inside the present NHS Dental Pilot. Ben encourages his employees to enhance the oral well being of hard-to-reach sufferers within the UK and abroad. He has offered a cellular dental surgical procedure in Tanzania and three of his crew have undertaken voluntary work in that surgical procedure.

His experience away from the surgical procedure consists of – press and Parliamentary consultant for the British Dental Affiliation; Former Healthcare Fee adviser on dental complaints; Co-optee of the Nationwide Institute of Scientific Excellence (NICE) Public Well being Advisory Committee; Member the Periodontal steering group for the Division of Well being (DoH), Chairman of Salford Native Dental Committee (LDC), Efficiency Record Panel member for NHS England. Ambassador for Wrigley’s. Ben is a father of two, husband and beekeeper.