Avik is the principal implant dentist at the i-Smile™ Dental Implant Clinics and has placed over 5000 implants. As you can see he has extensive qualifications relating to Implant dentistry attained here in the UK. Avik attends both centres in Harley Street and Twyford near Reading.
Dr Avik Dandapat has pioneered techniques relating to the
i-Smile™ Implant treatment
Dr Avik Dandapat also lectures in Implant Dentistry nationally in the UK and abroad. Please check lecture Diary tab for details for the next lectures and mentoring courses. Avik is also available for mentoring dentists who wish to start placing Implants in their own practice – as he is a registered ADI (Association of Dental Implantology) dental Implant mentor.
Avik qualified from Birmingham University where he gained his BDS qualification. He went on to working in private practice in Royal Leamington Spa and attained the MFGDP (UK) qualification by exam 2 years after qualifying (at the earliest possible time allowed).
Dr Avik Dandapat also did sabbatical work in Calcutta, India – where the epidemic of Oral Cancer exists – working closely with Maxillo-Facial surgeons during this period he gained invaluable experience in the surgical treatment and reconstruction of patients diagnosed with Oral Squamous cell carcinoma. This surgical experience allowed Avik to gain deep insight to surgery and the benefits of the use of titanium dental implants to provide these debilitated patients a reasonable quality of life after radical surgery often removing large areas of the jaws and teeth.
In 2006 Dr Avik Dandapat was awarded both the
Diploma and the Advanced certification in Implant
Dentistry by The Royal College of Surgeons of England. Avik was amongst the first 2 groups in the UK to gain this qualification.
Avik is a member of these professional organisations:
- SAAD (UK) –Society for the Advancement of Anaesthesia in Dentistry.
- FGDP (UK) – Faculty of General Dental Practice, Royal College of Surgeons.
- ADI – Association of Dental Implantology, UK
- EAO – European Association for Osseointegration.
- BSGDS – British Society of General Dental Surgery
- BAID – British Academy of Implant Dentistry
Dr Dandapat’s – i-Smile ‘Same-day Smile’ Dental Implant Clinics in: Harley Street (London) & Twyford (Reading)