Amin Aminian qualified from Liverpool University in 1993, before moving to Chester and working in a rural North Wales practice to complete his Vocational Training. This was followed by a 12-month contract with the Falkland Islands Government as Chief Dental Officer providing dental care to the local population, based in Stanley but also visiting and serving the remote regions of the islands.
He returned in 1997 to undertake a Masters degree in fixed and removable prosthodontics at the University Dental Hospital of Manchester, with the degree awarded in 2000. He gained his Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons in Glasgow, MFDS RCPS, in the same year.
A four-year specialist (prosthodontics) training programme was completed in 2004 as well as gaining a Membership in Restorative Dentistry from the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh. It was the same year that he was accepted on the General Dental Council Specialist list in Prosthodontics.
Since his return to the UK, Amin has worked in general practices in London and Manchester (DIdsbury) and specialist practices in Cheshire, latterly accepting referrals from practitioners in the North-West and throughout the UK. His practice is limited to prosthodontics, often incorporating management of the “tooth wear” case and also aesthetic reconstructions.
Amin has previously held the post of Senior Lecturer at the University of Central Lancashire and, more recently, visiting lecturer on the Masters programme in Advanced General Practice, at Birmingham University. He is an Honorary Teaching Fellow at Manchester University Dental Hospital, where he has supervised research projects in implants and aesthetic aspects of restorative dentistry.
Clinical roles have included locum consultant position as consultant at Blackburn Royal Infirmary. He is responsible for the Removable Prosthodontic module in the Diploma in Restorative Dentistry programme (Manchester cohort), run by the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners (FGDP) and also co-organises the 13-module (15-month) Aesthetic Restorative Course (ARC) which aims to teach the multi-disciplinary aspects of integrated care. The course is now in its 15th year.
He has previously served on the organising committee for British Dental Conference and on the committee of the Odontological section of Manchester Medical Society.
He has several published articles in peer-reviewed journals.