Anthony (Tony) David Griffin has been appointed MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2014 for services to dental technology.
Tony is Past President of the Dental Technologists Association (DTA) and Past Chairman of DTETAB (the Dental Technicians Education and Training Advisory Board); he is also Honorary Treasurer and an Elected Council member of DTA. Tony has dedicated his professional life to helping establish clinical dental technology and supporting dental technology and dental nursing within the healthcare provision of the dental team.
Tony worked for over 30 years in a variety of management roles starting at People’s College of Further Education, Nottingham and with direct links to De Montfort University, Leicester. More recently he has developed a portfolio career that includes a national quality assurance role along with other paid and voluntary work.
DTA President Mike McGlynn said: ‘This is terrific news for Tony and is well deserved recognition of his hard work and commitment to dental technology over many years. We are fortunate to be able to call upon Tony’s wealth of experience here at DTA and are delighted that his services to our profession have been given a royal seal of approval!’