John Wibberley qualified in 1978, Manchester. He was one of the first full time students studying for a Certificate in Dental Technology. John’s first appointment was in the Department of Prosthodontics at Manchester Dental Hospital. He then moved to North Manchester General Hospital into the Maxillofacial unit. After gaining his advanced City and Guilds in crown and bridgework he joined the RAF dental branch in 1980 until 1982.
John opened his own laboratory, Portland Ceramics, in 1985, specialising in implantology and high quality restorations. In 2001 Portland Ceramics was acquired by Boots Dental Care.
In 2005, he was awarded a Fellowship of the British Institute of Dental and Surgical Technologists. John has lectured throughout the UK and internationally. John is the former Technician Committee Representative for the Association of Dental Implantology.