Dr Akit Patel

Education

Akit Patel graduated from Guy’s Hospital Dental Institute in 2002. He then furthered his training in oral and maxillofacial surgery, general medicine and dental specialties. He has previously worked in general practice in Essex, at Oldchurch Hospital (rebuilt as Queen’s Hospital) in Essex and at the University Dental Hospital in Manchester.

After two years post graduate studies, Akit received Membership to the Faculty of Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons of England. He then attended the no.1 rated UK Prosthodontics specialist programme at UCL (University College London) Eastman Dental Hospital and Institute for four years. He completed this in 2008 receiving a Masters Degree in Clinical Dentistry in Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics with distinction and the UCL Dental School Commemorative Prize in Prosthodontics for clinical and academic excellence. He was awarded the Membership in Restorative Dentistry, the highest award available for Prosthodontic speciality by the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2009.

Academic Appointments

Akit is currently a Clinical Teaching Fellow in Restorative Dentistry at UCL Eastman Dental Institute, where he teaches on the Certification in Restorative Dental Practice programme. He is a speaker for the ITI (International Team for Implantology). He has also been appointed as an honorary consultant for 3M ESPE, and a Key Opinion Leader for Garrison Dental Solutions and GC UK.

Literature & Lectures

Akit has written several journal articles. He lectures at UCL Eastman Dental Institute and gives workshops and presentations to dentists throughout the UK.

He continues to develop his clinical knowledge and skills, keeping up to date with the latest innovation, research and techniques. He regularly attends courses, meetings worldwide and keeps up to date with scientific literature.

Special Interests

Prosthetics, Restorative Dentistry, Cosmetic Dentistry, Implantology

Akit provides specialist restorative care with special interests in minimal intervention dentistry, crown & bridgework, dentures, implants and cosmetic rehabilitation.

Certification

Specialist in Prosthodontics by the GDC (General Dental Council).

Memberships

RCSE (Royal College of Surgeons of England)
ITI (International Team for Implantology).

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