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Jim Lafferty

Associate Dentolegal Adviser
Dental Protection
Hong Kong


Jim graduated in 1993 from the University of Birmingham, before doing voluntary VT on the Sheffield Scheme. He has worked in general dental practice since 1994, becoming a practice owner in 2001, in partnership with his now long-suffering wife. He passed the MJDF(RCS Eng) in 2012. Jim has had a strong interest in dental politics since 1996, joining Sheffield LDC, where he has been secretary, and chairman for 11 years. He was twice elected to the General Dental Council. He is currently Chairman of the BDA’s English Council and South Yorkshire Branch, having been Chairman of the Young Dentist Committee for 6 years, and Chair of the BDA UK Council for 1 year. Jim is on the Dental Advisory Board of DPL, has been a Local Dental Advisor, and was appointed an Associate Dentolegal Adviser in 2016.

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Dental implants, Dentists, Dentistry  

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