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Thinking about a career in prosthodontics? Lessons from our careers so far...

Speakers: Lizzie King and Libby Boone

Date: Wednesday 15th May 2024 7pm

Aims: To give a broad overview of the career pathways in prosthodontics


  • Describe the different career pathways in prosthodontics
  • Describe the specialist training pathways in prosthodontics
  • Give an insight into daily, weekly and yearly expectations of a specialist in prosthodontics

Learning outcomes:

  • To provide delegates with a deeper understanding of careers in prosthodontics
  • To improve the confidence when applying for specialist training career pathways
  • To understand the wider dental team in the field of prosthodontics

GDC development outcome C


Lizzie King
Elizabeth King is a Specialist in Restorative Dentistry practicing in Bristol and Bath. She balances her time between her roles as Consultant Senior Lecturer for the University of Bristol, Consultant in Restorative Dentistry at the Royal United Hospitals Bath and private dental practitioner in Bath. She completed her specialist training in South Wales which encompassed periodontology, endodontology, prosthodontics and dental implants along with multi-disciplinary management of head and neck oncology, cleft, hypodontia and dental trauma. She currently leads the Restorative Dentistry department at the University of Bristol Dental School, and leads postgraduate education in Restorative Dentistry. Her main area of clinical interest are hypodontia, tooth wear, dental implants and fixed and removable prosthodontics.

Libby Boone
Elizabeth Boone is a Specialist Prosthodontist. She graduated from Bristol dental school and completed her postgraduate training at The Eastman Dental hospital where she graduated with honours and received the Deans prize. She is a Senior Clinical Lecturer at the University of Bristol Dental School, she has an active role in the MSC Implantology programme and she also works in a specialist dental practice in Bristol. As a Prosthodontist her main clinical interests include complex dental treatment focusing on the management of tooth wear, fixed and removable prosthodontics, occlusal issues, aesthetic dentistry and implant placement and restoration.