James graduated with Honours from The University of Leeds where he was awarded the Wattsman Prize for clinical excellence and the Charles Rippon Medal, awarded to the final year’s most distinguished student. His postgraduate studies include a Certificate in Restorative Dental Practice, a Masters Degree in Conservative Dentistry from UCL (awarded with Distinction and the winner of the 3M prize for clinical and academic excellence), Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, and the British Society of Restorative Dentistry Postgraduate Research Prize.
James is registered as a Specialist in Prosthodontics, the branch of dentistry concerned with restoring or replacing damaged or missing teeth. James joined No. 6 in 2004, taking over the ownership of the Practice from Andrew Macdonald in 2006. James practises here four days a week and is a part-time lecturer in Restorative Dentistry at the prestigious Eastman Dental Institute (UCL), where he teaches qualified dentists training to become specialists.
James is strongly committed to postgraduate education and attends a wide range of courses and conferences both at home and abroad. He has also been the president of the Dental Society of London and is a serving Council Member for The British Society for Restorative Dentistry.