Dr Minesh Patel
BDS, MFGDP, RCS (Eng), Dip Implant,
MSc Restorative and Aesthetic,
Pg Cert (Education),
GDC No. 61206
Dr Patel qualified from Cardiff in 1986. As student elective he observed Professor Linkow in New York. After an SHO post in oral-maxillofacial surgery, he entered general practice. He has also attended numerous year courses in Implants.
He gained his MFGDP in 1996, the Diploma in Implant dentistry in 2005 and his MSc in Implantology in 2006. He has placed well over 4000 implants and carried out over 500 sinus and block grafts.
Dr Patel is a principal of two multi surgery practices in Watford and Bedford for 27 years. He also has a special interest in sinus ridge augmentation and the rehabilitation of compromised dentitions. He has also instilled a culture of constant learning in the practice and all his dental associate colleagues are on postgraduate programmes to Master’s level.
He has also travelled extensively in both USA and Europe for his implantology education. He was a past lecturer for an implant company in Harley Street, the Association of Dental Implantology and has been and is currently a foundation trainer for 18 years for the Health Education East of England.
Dr Patel holds a primary qualification in Dental Law and a PG Cert in Education both from Bedfordshire University. He is also an accredited Mentor for the Association of Dental Implantology.
Dr Patel has been awarded as course director for Implantology at Warwick University. He is also the Surgical Module lead for Block grafting, Sinus grafting and Soft Tissue grafting for the Masters students.
Dr Patel is an examiner for the Diploma in Implant Dentistry at the Royal college of General Dental Practitioners, Royal College of Surgeons of England.
Dr Patel has also attended advanced courses in Reconstructive Dentistry, Crown and Bridgework, Endodontic Treatment and Outside the practice Dr Patel plays competitive league cricket and tennis. He also enjoys snowboarding, salsa dancing and travelling.
Dr Minesh Patel recently gained a Masters Degree in Restorative and Aesthetic dentistry from the elite Manchester University. He gained the difficult to achieve merit pass and the highest achiever prize.
Minesh was also bestowed the highly prestigious award for the highest mark in a complex clinical case in the whole year. The entries comprised of 60 expert dentists throughout the world in the field of Restorative dentistry. This award was given by the dean of Manchester dental school.
Dr Minesh Patel is one of select group of dentists that hold two Masters Degrees in clinical dentistry.