Dr Brian Nattress
- Position: Senior Lecturer (Consultant)
- Areas of expertise: Application of colour science to dentistry; fixed and removable prosthodontics; dental materials; dental clinical trials
- Email: B.R.Nattress@leeds.ac.uk
- Phone: +44(0)113 343 6144
- Location: Worsley
- Website: ORCID
Dr Brian Nattress PhD
Brian Nattress graduated from the University of Leeds Dental School in 1980. Following a series of junior hospital posts he returned to Leeds to take up the position of Lecturer in Conservative Dentistry. Having completed his programme of higher training in the speciality of Restorative Dentistry and doctoral thesis, he was appointed Senior Lecturer/Honorary Consultant at the Leeds Dental Institute. His main areas of clinical and research interest are within the fields of fixed and removable prosthodontics. In recent years, he has worked with colleagues in the University Department of Colour Chemistry investigating the application of colour science to dental restorations. He also manages the Continuing Professional Development programme for the Yorkshire and Humber Region in his role of Associate Postgraduate Dental Dean.
He is a member of Dental Council and Convenor of Education at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. He is one of the lead examiners for the Restorative Speciality Examinations held in Edinburgh, Dubai and Singapore.
Primary research theme: Clinical and Applied Advanced Restorative Dentistry.
- Associate Postgraduate Dental Dean
As the Clinical Lead in the Translational Research Unit at the University of Leeds Dental School (DenTCRU) my research focusses on the clinical application of new technologies in dentistry. This includes trialling innovative restorative materials, the use of digital technology to design and construct dental prosthesis and the use of facial scanning to construct appliances for patients undergoing ablative head and neck surgery.
- MRD RCS (Edin)
- FDS RCS (Edin)
- RCS Edinburgh
In session 2018-2019 I am the module leader for Clinical Practice 5 (DSUR5051M)
Research groups and institutes
- Translational and clinical research