In 1986, Andrew Sidebottom qualified BDS with honours at Bristol University followed by an MBChB with honours in Birmingham 7 years later. He achieved FDSRCS in 1992 and FRCS 1995. He performed Oral Surgery training in Birmingham and Liverpool from 1986 to 1989 and basic surgical training in Bristol 1994 to 1996. After this, his higher surgical training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery was attained in Liverpool from 1996 to 2001.
In 2000, Sidebottom passed exit FRCS in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery with the Gold Medal.
Mr Sidebottom is a recognised international expert in management of TMJ disorders. He has written 28 book chapters (including Grays Anatomy), over 50 publications and has been the invited keynote speaker on over 100 occasions at International conferences including all 3 major Maxillofacial Annual Scientific conferences. He was president of the European TMJ Society in 2013 and clinical lead for BAOMS TMJ Special Interest Group for 6 years. Associate Editor for BJOMS for 10 years. He performs more TMJ replacements than any other surgeon in Europe and is in the top 5 in the world. He is the invited Patron of the Indian Society for TMJ Surgery.
His additional surgical experience is in facial deformity and facial cosmetic surgery. Mr Sidebottom also provides a dental implant and minor oral surgery service at Trent Bridge Oral Surgery.
He has been a Consultant in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in Nottingham since 2001 and is an honorary assistant professor at the University of Nottingham and a guest professor at 6 Indian Universities.
Currently, he practices in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Queens Medical Centre, Spire Nottingham and BMI The Park Hospital.
Mr Sidebottom sees patients at the Smile Centre for dental implants Fridays, please enquire if you have any questions