Maxfacts is currently a work-in-progress, many areas of the site are incomplete.


Core team

David A. Mitchell
Consulting Oral & Maxillofacial and Head & Neck Surgeon.
Editor, British Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery.
Writer and teacher specialising in oro-facial cancer and reconstructive surgery, human factors and education with a lifelong interest in empowering others.

Angelika Sebald
Dipl.-Chem., Dr. rer. nat., Dr. rer. nat. habil.
Senior Lecturer; University of York, York Cross-disciplinary Centre for Systems Analysis (YCCSA) and Department of Chemistry.
Specialising in nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) methods and unconventional computation; interests in the physics of food and student welfare with a lifelong interest in empowering others.

Lauren Tomasello
Student in the Department of Electronic Engineering at the University of York.
Expert in web design & development with a special interest in accessibility and ease-of-use.


Sarah Dennison
CEB Cert in Dental Hygiene
Currently working in private dental practice
Active member of BSDHT having served on both Full Council and the Executive Team, also as Honorary Treasurer for the Eastern Region.
Lifelong interest in communication within the dental practice.

Dr Heather Gorton
Consultant Anaesthetist
Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust
Specialising in anaesthesia for maxillofacial and oral surgery.
Local lead for difficult airways.

Lee Mellor
Specialist physiotherapist
Experience in musculoskeletal, cardio-respiratory, neurological and community rehabilitation; experience in oncological post-surgical rehabilitation since 2013.
Employed by Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust, currently primarily treating oncology patients.

Further contributions by:

  1. Paige Boxhall, York
    Content for 'Medication/Infection'
  2. Rachel Brown, Cambridge
    Graphics, editing cooking videos
  3. Sarah Christmas, York
  4. Charlotte Crompton, Jack Dickenson-Fogg, Kate Murphy, Hannah Parrott; York
    Content for ‘Drug delivery’
  5. Caroline Holroyd, York
    Content for 'X-ray'
  6. Joseph Lloyd, York
    Graphics, content for ‘Recreational drugs’ and ‘Chemotherapy – Chemical Principles’
  7. Zenely Martin Rios, York
    Footage and editing for physiotherapy and oral hygiene videos
  8. Guy Schofield, York
    Footage for cooking videos acknowledges support by:

  1. the British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Endowments Committee
  2. summer student bursaries by York Cross-Disciplinary Centre for Systems Analysis (YCCSA), University of York; 2016, 2017
  3. the Centre for Chronic Diseases & Disorders, University of York