Noel qualified from the University of Sheffield in 2001. Following 4 years in Hospital training posts (Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery; Restorative Dentistry), he moved into General Practice in 2005. He currently works at Green Dental in Milnthorpe (in the Lake District) where his special interests are: dental implants, oral surgery, and dental photography.
He has always been committed to postgraduate training and has completed the MFDS RCSEd diploma (2004), MJDF RCSEng diploma (2008), FGDP Implant Diploma (2012), and FGDP Advanced Implant Diploma (2014), and the Dawson Academy Core Curriculum (2014).
Noel has always had a passion for photography, including dental photography, and is always seeking out new sources of knowledge and pushing the boundaries of artistic dental photography. He started his Instagram page @artistic.dental in January 2020, and shares posts daily that reflect his creative vision.
He has lectured on dental photography at postgraduate study clubs, including ADI Study Clubs, and was involved with an international dental photography online teaching program during 2020-2021. Noel teaches hands-on dental photography courses in association with Mango Dental Technologies (North East England) and the North West Dental Academy (Manchester) where he is part of the Teaching Faculty.