I qualified in 2003 from King’s College London. I completed vocational training in Essex and held junior hospital positions at Guy’s Hospital and King’s College Hospital, before completing a Masters programme in Endodontics at Eastman Dental Hospital, part of University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

I moved to Morriston Hospital in South Wales to work in the Maxillofacial Unit, initially as a Senior House Officer before becoming a Specialist Registrar. After three years in Wales he moved to Newcastle, where he completed his specialist training in Restorative Dentistry.

In 2013 I became the International Team for Implantology Scholar in Toronto, Canada, working at the Hospital for Sick Children and Bloorview Kids Rehabiliation Hospital. I returned to London in 2014 to become a full time Consultant in Restorative Dentistry at King’s College Hospital.

I have done relief work in Romania and Ghana with ‘Smiles for Romania’ and ‘Global Brigades’. I have published widely and maintains an active interest in current clinical issues and research.

I have won grants from the British Endodontic Society and the Royal College of Surgeons to examine novel tooth filling materials. He is a previous British Society of Restorative Dentistry prize winner and has sat on their council for four years. He recently completed a Masters Degree in Medical Law; his dissertation was titled ‘Social Media and the Dental Patient: A medicolegal perspective’.

I have lectured nationally and internationally on a wide variety of contemporary clinical challenges including Dental Trauma, Hypodontia, Implants and associated complications and treatment planning.

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