Professor Yates is also heavily involved in UG and PG teaching, both theoretical and practical/clinical.
He has already introduced several new and innovative courses within the School of Dentistry in Manchester. These include the introduction of formalized didactic lectures in all aspects of Oral Surgery and an UG laboratory based “hands on” dental implant course. Furthermore he has increased the scope of inter-disciplinary training opportunities for specialist training.
Professor Yates also participates and runs dental implants courses for both beginner and advanced dental practitioners.
At present Professor Yates is external examiner for the Final BDS course at Cardiff University and the 3rd Year BDS Clinical Medical Sciences course at the University of Dundee. He is also an examiner for the Intercollegiate Specialty Exam (exit exam) in Oral Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons in London.