Orthodontic Technicians Association (OTA)
James Green is a maxillofacial and dental laboratory manager for Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children in London, Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust and the North Thames Cleft Centre, a supra-regional network for patients with clefts of the lip and palate from North London, Essex and South and West Hertfordshire which is run from both hospitals. He is also president of the Dental Technologists Association and a council member for the Orthodontic Technicians Association.
He trained at St Bartholomew’s and the Royal London School of Medicine and Dentistry in conjunction with Lambeth College before qualifying in 2001. After a vocational training year at the then Barts and The London NHS Trust he spent the following two years at the Eastman Dental Hospital, part of the University College London Hospitals NHS Trust, before transferring to Great Ormond Street in 2004.
James is an invited speaker both nationally and internationally. He has lectured at conferences held in the UK, Germany, Italy and Poland. He has also served as a lecturer at Lambeth College. James has written or co-written articles for peer-reviewed journals including The Angle Orthodontist, Annals of Plastic Surgery, the British Dental Journal, The Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal and the Primary Dental Journal.
He has also co-written papers that have been presented at meetings including the 11th International Congress on Cleft Plate and Related Craniofacial Anomalies, the 2nd Congress of the International Society for Auricular Reconstruction, the 10th European Craniofacial Congress and the 67th Annual Meeting of the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association which were held in Brazil, China, Sweden and the United States respectively.
James has also has been the recipient of awards including the Quintessence Book Prize for the best student from a London teaching hospital, the British Orthodontic Society Technicians Award and the Fellowship of the Orthodontic Technicians Association.