Mr Simon Heywood

Mr Simon Heywood

Associate Professor and Consultant in Oral Surgery

Peninsula Dental School (Faculty of Health)



I work as a specialist at the interface between primary and secondary care providing oral surgery in community and hospital settings. My area of expertise is the provision of oral surgery under sedation.

I have an interest in education and deliver teaching, for undergraduates and postgraduates, in a number of roles helping them to develop practical and clinical skills.


MClinEd (PCMD 2014)

FHEA (2008)

Specialist oral surgery (GDC Specialist register 2007)

DPDS (sedation, management, endodontics) (Bristol 2006)

FDS RCS (London 1996)

BDS (Manchester 1990)

Professional membership

Royal College Surgeons - London

British Association Oral Surgeons

Society Advancement Anaesthesia Dentistry

Association of British Academic Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons

Roles on external bodies

LDC Committee (Devon)- elected representative 2018 to present

Plymouth Community Dental Services - Board member and director 2013 to present



Staff serving as external examiners

External Examiner Masters Oral Surgery UCLan 2011 to present