Qualified at Birmingham University in 1978, continuously pursuing his postgraduate studies he gained his MFGDP(UK) in 1993. He was in the second cohort of the Faculty of General Dental Practice Implant Training programme, which has become a benchmark for implant training in the UK.
A Fellow of the Faculty of General Dental Practice and one of the first practitioners in the country to be awarded the Diploma in Leadership and Management by the Royal College.
With over thirty years of implant experience using a number of systems, Richard has now placed over 3,000 implants with great success. He holds the Advanced Certificate in Bone Grafting for Surgeons from the Faculty at the Royal College.
His commitment to a programme of continual learning ensures that all patients are delivered a gold standard of dental care. He is the local Study Club Director for the ITI - an organisation aimed at furthering implant education, raising standards for the patient's benefit.
Married to Sue, sons Nick and Tom and daughter Alex. he is thoroughly relishing his new role - as a grandfather.
Outside of work, he is a passionate skier, scuba addict and aging squash player who loves cooking, fine wines and wishes he could do more sailing.
Dr Paul Godbold graduated as a Dental Surgeon (BDS) from Bristol University. He has worked in both general dental practice and hospital based surgical, restorative and implant dentistry since qualification in 2001.
Paul has a special interest in implant dentistry and restorative dentistry.
After his initial surgical training at Royal Shrewsbury Hospital and University Hospital Birmingham, Paul became a staff grade in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He has worked alongside leading OMFS consultants in military trauma and head and neck cancer clinics while running his own oral surgery list. He also mentored newly qualified dentists and doctors. During this time, Paul completed his MFDS qualification to become a member of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
In 2008, Paul began working at Birmingham Dental Hospital treating patients under sedation and providing complex restorative dentistry including implant reconstructions on head and neck cancer patients.
He completed post graduate training gaining the Diploma in Restorative Dentistry from the Royal College of Surgeons of England, latterly becoming a course tutor.
Paul has been placing and restoring dental implants for more than 10 years. He completed the MSc in Implant Dentistry from the University of Bristol. He has placed Struamann, Astra and Dentsply Ankylos implants. He is able to provide bone grafting and sinus lifting techniques where required.
Dr Paul Godbold began working at New Park House Dental Practice in 2018 and recently became a practice partner.
James qualified in 2001 from Manchester University.
James has a special interest in cosmetic, restorative and implant dentistry and has been accredited by the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. He is currently approaching the final examination of the Diploma in Implant Dentistry from the Royal College of Surgeons
James particularly enjoys complex rehabilitations where an interdisciplinary approach is required.
James regularly lectures on aesthetic and restorative dentistry, both in the UK and abroad.
Married to Anna, they have 2 young boys, Oliver and Charlie.
Outside of dentistry James enjoys rowing on the Severn and mountain biking on the Shropshire Hills.
New Park House has been receiving implant referrals for over 20 years.
We offer the full range of implant procedures including the regular provision of complex cases that involve sinus grafting, block grafts and bone augmentation.
All our cases are planned in detail to ensure the final prosthetic solution is functional and aesthetic. We increasingly involve guided surgery to maximise the benefits of digital planning.
Our referring dentists are welcome to restore the implants we place is they wish and we are also happy to provide mentoring for those dentists wanting to restore implants with more confidence.