top50-2016After months of voting, the results of the Dentistry Top 50 are finally in.

In January we launched the 2016 Dentistry Top 50 to find out who you feel is the most influential person in the profession.

Readers have been voting in their thousands, both by visiting the website and sending your votes in through the post.

Read through the below to find out where people finished in this year’s Dentistry Top 50.

1. Sara Hurley – chief dental officer for England
1. Sara Hurley – chief dental officer for England
2. John Milne – dental adviser for the CQC and ex-chairman of the BDA General Dental Practice Committee
2. John Milne – dental adviser for the CQC and ex-chairman of the GDPC
3. Jimmy Steele – professor at Newcastle Dental School and author of The Steele Report
3. Jimmy Steele – professor at Newcastle Dental School and author of The Steele Report
4. Andrew Chandrapal – restorative and aesthetic dentist and president-elect of the BACD
4. Andrew Chandrapal – restorative and aesthetic dentist and president-elect of the BACD
5. Chris Orr – chairman of the Aesthetic Dentistry Awards judging panel
5. Chris Orr – chairman of the Aesthetic Dentistry Awards judging panel
6. James Goolnik – West End dentist and ambassador for P&G Oral-B Whitestrips
6. James Goolnik – West End dentist and ambassador for P&G Oral-B Whitestrips
7. Alistair Burt – incumbent minister responsible for dentistry
7. Alistair Burt – incumbent minister responsible for dentistry
8. Frank Spear – world renowned US lecturer in aesthetic and restorative dentistry
8. Frank Spear – world renowned US lecturer in aesthetic and restorative dentistry
9. Eddie Crouch – the man who sued the government over his NHS contract and won
9. Eddie Crouch – the man who sued the government over his NHS contract and won
10. David Cameron – UK Prime Minister
10. David Cameron – UK Prime Minister
11. Linda Greenwall – editor-in-chief of Aesthetic Dentistry Today
11. Linda Greenwall – editor-in-chief of Aesthetic Dentistry Today
12. Crispian Scully – retired dean of the UCL Eastman Dental School
12. Crispian Scully – retired dean of the UCL Eastman Dental School
13. Christian Coachman – world renowned lecturer on digital dentistry
13. Christian Coachman – world renowned lecturer on digital dentistry
14. Raj Rattan – MBE, new dental director at Dental Protection
14. Raj Rattan – MBE, new dental director at Dental Protection
15. Tif Qureshi – pioneer of the Inman Aligner system
15. Tif Qureshi – pioneer of the Inman Aligner system
16. Chris Barrow – practice management guru and participant on Channel 4’s The Island
16. Chris Barrow – practice management guru and participant on Channel 4’s The Island
17. Henrik Overgaard-Neilsen – chairman of the BDA General Dental Practice Committee
17. Henrik Overgaard-Neilsen – chairman of the BDA General Dental Practice Committee
18. Kevin Lewis – ex-dental director at Dental Protection and Dentistry consultant editor
18. Kevin Lewis – ex-dental director at Dental Protection and Dentistry consultant editor
19. Ed Lynch – professor and course director at Warwick Dental School
19. Ed Lynch – professor and course director at Warwick Dental School
20. Ellis Paul – founder of four-handed dentistry and editor-in-chief of Private Dentistry
20. Ellis Paul – founder of four-handed dentistry and editor-in-chief of Private Dentistry
21. Michael Watson – news correspondent for Dentistry
21. Michael Watson – news correspondent for Dentistry
22. Tony Kilcoyne – dental political activist
22. Tony Kilcoyne – dental political activist
23. Zaki Kanaan – ex-president of the BACD
23. Zaki Kanaan – ex-president of the BACD
24. Nilesh Parmar – MBA, implant dentist and dentistry’s Lewis Hamilton
24. Nilesh Parmar – MBA, implant dentist and dentistry’s Lewis Hamilton
25. David Houston – chair of the judging for the Private Dentistry Awards
25. David Houston – chair of the judging for the Private Dentistry Awards
26. Promodh Datta – president of the Anglo-Asian Odontological Group
26. Promodh Datta – president of the Anglo-Asian Odontological Group
27. Reena Wadia – periodontist and clinical tutor in Barts and The London
27. Reena Wadia – specialty trainee in periodontology and clinical tutor in Barts and The London
28. Avijit Banerjee – professor of cariology and pioneer of minimally invasive dentistry
28. Avijit Banerjee – professor of cariology and pioneer of minimally invasive dentistry
29. Julian English – editor of Dentistry
29. Julian English – editor of Dentistry
30. Bob Khanna – professor of facial aesthetics and UK pioneer of facial aesthetics
30. Bob Khanna – professor of facial aesthetics and UK pioneer of facial aesthetics
31. Paul Tipton – ex-cricketer for Lancashire and professor and lecturer in restorative dentistry
31. Paul Tipton – ex-cricketer for Lancashire and professor and lecturer in restorative dentistry
32. Amit Patel – specialist periodontist and skydiver
32. Amit Patel – specialist periodontist and skydiver
33. Rahul Doshi – restorative dentist
33. Rahul Doshi – restorative dentist
34. Liz Kay – professor and dean at Peninsula Dental School
34. Liz Kay – professor and dean at Peninsula Dental School
35. Nairn Wilson – professor and  BDA president
35. Nairn Wilson – professor and
BDA president
36. Anoop Maini – figurehead for Six Month Smiles, ex-president of the ESAO
36. Anoop Maini – figurehead for Six Month Smiles, ex-president of the ESAO
37. Julian Webber – editor-in-chief of Endodontic Practice
37. Julian Webber – editor-in-chief of Endodontic Practice
38. Roger Matthews – retired chief dental officer at Denplan
38. Roger Matthews – retired chief dental officer at Denplan
39. Sir Paul Beresford – MP and private practitioner
39. Sir Paul Beresford – MP and private practitioner
40. Peter Ward – chief executive at the BDA
40. Peter Ward – chief executive at the BDA
41. Seema Sharma – philanthropist and private practitioner
41. Seema Sharma – philanthropist and private practitioner
42. Eddie Scher – visiting professor and editor-in-chief of Implant Dentistry Today
42. Eddie Scher – visiting professor and editor-in-chief of Implant Dentistry Today
43. Damien Walmsley – professor of restorative dentistry at the University of Birmingham
43. Damien Walmsley – professor of restorative dentistry at the University of Birmingham
44. Mervyn Druian – celebrity aesthetic and restorative dentist
44. Mervyn Druian – celebrity aesthetic and restorative dentist
45. Andrew Dawood – UK pioneer of zygomatic implants
45. Andrew Dawood – UK pioneer of zygomatic implants
46. Barry Cockcroft – ex-chief dental officer and non-executive director at Mydentist
46. Barry Cockcroft – ex-chief dental officer and non-executive director at Mydentist
47. Bertie Napier – president of  the BACD
47. Bertie Napier – president of
the BACD
48. Judith Husband – non executive director at the BDA
48. Judith Husband – non executive director at the BDA
49. Richard Field – Young Dentist of the Year 2014 (The Dentistry Awards) and lecturer
49. Richard Field – Young Dentist of the Year 2014 (The Dentistry Awards) and lecturer
50. Donald Sloss – vice president of the BACD
50. Donald Sloss – vice president of the BACD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Where they finished

Here we list where everyone came in this year’s Dentistry Top 50 and where everybody finished in previous years.

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2016

  1. Sara Hurley
  2. John Milne
  3. Jimmy Steele
  4. Andrew Chandrapal
  5. Chris Orr
  6. James Goolnik
  7. Alistair Burt
  8. Frank Spear
  9. Eddie Crouch
  10. David Cameron
  11. Linda Greenwall
  12. Crispian Scully
  13. Christian Coachman
  14. Raj Rattan
  15. Tif Qureshi
  16. Chris Barrow
  17. Henrik Overgaard-Neilsen
  18. Kevin Lewis
  19. Ed Lynch
  20. Ellis Paul
  21. Michael Watson
  22. Tony Kilcoyne
  23. Zaki Kanaan
  24. Nilesh Parmar
  25. David Houston
  26. Promodh Datta
  27. Reena Wadia
  28. Avijit Banerjee
  29. Julian English
  30. Bob Khanna
  31. Paul Tipton
  32. Amit Patel
  33. Rahul Doshi
  34. Liz Kay
  35. Nairn Wilson
  36. Anoop Maini
  37. Julian Webber
  38. Roger Matthews
  39. Sir Paul Beresford
  40. Peter Ward
  41. Seema Sharma
  42. Eddie Scher
  43. Damien Walmsley
  44. Mervyn Druian
  45. Andrew Dawood
  46. Barry Cockcroft
  47. Bertie Napier
  48. Judith Husband
  49. Richard Field
  50. Donald Sloss.

Click here to find out where they finished in 2015.