Ian Mills

Academic profile

Dr Ian Mills

Associate Professor of Primary Care Dentistry
Peninsula Dental School (Faculty of Health)

The Global Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Ian's work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

Goal 12: SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and ProductionGoal 14: SDG 14 - Life Below WaterGoal 17: SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

About Ian

Dental surgeon with over 30 years experience across a wide range of dental disciplines including general dental practice, secondary care, education and research. Currently a partner at Torrington Dental Practice, Associate Professor of Primary Care Dentistry and Past Dean of the Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK). Ian has represented the dental profession on various local, regional and national boards and committees, including NHS England Advisory Board for Dental System Reform, CQC Dental Reference Group, Advisory Board for Delivering Joint Committee for Postgraduate Training in Dentistry, General Practice Committee of BDA, Advisory Board for Sedation Training in Dentistry, SDCEP Advisory group on AGPs, FGDP(UK) COVID Guidelines Committee. Ian was previously Chair of the Examinations Committee at FGDP(UK) and an examiner for the Fellowship Assessment at FGDP(UK). He was previously on the Trustee Board of both the Royal College of Surgeons of England and the College of General Dentistry.  


2018 - 21 Partial sabbatical from teaching in view of role as Dean of FGDP(UK)

Previously contributed to undergraduate training as:

  • Clinical Supervisor for final year dental students
  • EBL Facilitator(3rd year dental students)
  • Workshop lead on Shred Decision Making for dental students
  • Honorary Lecturer delivering plenaries on variety of topics 

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