Periodontics

Treatment and prevention of gum disease.

Healthy teeth need healthy gums and if left untreated gum disease can cause the loss of our teeth. But if we give our gums proper treatment and care, our teeth should last a lifetime.

Here at Hayes Dental Specialists we have one of the country’s top consultant specialist periodontist Dr Omar Patel who is a specialist in treating, managing and preventing gum disease. From cases of bleeding gums, gingival ( gum) recession, tooth mobility, bad breath (halitosis) and oral soft tissue anomalies.

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Dr Omar Patel

Consultant Specialist Periodontist

Dr Omar Patel is one of very few consultant specialist periodontists in the United Kingdom. Dr Patel was awarded the Diploma of Membership of the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2007 and the Diploma of Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in 2008. In 2016, he was awarded the Masters in Clinical Dentistry in Periodontics from King's College, London, with merit and passed the Membership in Periodontics examination from the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh. He was a Specialist Registrar in Periodontics at Guy's Hospital, London, for four years undertaking all aspects of periodontal therapy including surgical, non-surgical, muco-gingival and implant therapy.

As well as providing periodontal care at the practice, he is an active member of the British Society of Periodontology and has a special interest in the association between periodontal disease and diabetes. In 2015, he received the Ron F. Wilson postgraduate research award from King’s College London for clinical research and has presented his research internationally.. He was recently awarded the position of examiner for the Licence in Dental Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons, England, the oldest continuously existing dental qualification in the United Kingdom.

Portman Dental Care Awards

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Dental Industry Award - Portman Dental Care
Private Dentistry Awards - Portman Dental Care
The Dentistry Awards - Portman Dental Care
Elite Practice Award - Portman Dental Care

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