Dr. R. Bolt, Consultant Oral Surgeon at School of Clinical Dentistry, University of Sheffield

BDS (Hons), MFDS, MBChB (Hons), MClinRes, PhD, MOralSurg, FDS, FHEA

Dr. Robert Bolt is Director of the University of Sheffield’s “One-to-One” dental implantology course, and is Implantology Lead for The University of Sheffield’s undergraduate curriculum. He is both medically and dentally qualified, and completed a period of extended training in Oral Surgery, which included complex surgery relating to dental implantology. Dr. Bolt’s clinical interests include dental implantology, guided bone regeneration, sinus surgery and the use of extensive grafting techniques in the management of bony defects. Dr. Bolt also has interests in dental sedation and video capture of surgery for means of student teaching.


“An introduction to Sinus Lifts: Core Knowledge for Oral Surgery Trainees”

by Dr Robert Bolt

18th May 2022, 18:00 – 19:30 (BST)



  • To introduce Trainees in Oral Surgery to sinus lift techniques
  • To provide the core clinical knowledge likely to be encountered in exit examinations for Oral Surgery


  • To briefly cover the history of sinus lifting
  • To demonstrate the sequences of sinus lift surgery, using a clinical example
  • To discuss planning aspects of sinus lift surgery, including clinical and radiographic assessment

ABAOMS Conference 2021

The 2021 conference was held virtually for the first ever time, and was a huge success. The theme was ‘Updating in Upheaval’ and we had a fantastic range of speakers with a focus on COVID-19 research and educational impact.

ABAOMS Conference 2020

Unfortunately due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, it was not possible to arrange an annual 2019 ABAOMS conference. The safety of our colleagues and members was of utmost importance.


ABAOMS Conference 2019

Thank you for joining us at 2019 ABAOMS conference taken place on the 31st of October 2019 in the Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland.  This event was followed by a joint meeting (Annual Scientific Meeting).


ABAOMS Conference 2018

Thank you for joining us at the ABAOMS annual scientific meeting 2o18 held at Hilton Hotel, Cardiff, Wales between 5th and 7th December 2018.”

Conference theme:


ABAOMS Conference 2017

Thank you for joining us at the annual ABAOMS Conference 2017 which was  held 15th – 17th November 2017 at Jury’s Inn, Albert Dock, Liverpool.


Annual Conference

ABAOMS would like to invite all healthcare professionals with an interest in research or teaching oral and maxillofacial surgery to attend the Annual Conference. This conference is held in the autumn and organised by a U.K. dental school. This conference is an opportunity to:

Network with colleagues
Participate in debates and discussions
Hear about new teaching and assessment tools
Discuss research with other academic colleagues

How can we help?

If you would like to contact us about anything to do with ABAOMS, please get in touch with the Secretary of the association:

Get in Contact

Email: secretary@abaoms.org