Amit Patel, Author at Dentistry.co.uk
Amit Patel

Amit Patel

Author at Dentistry.co.uk

Amit Patel is registered with the General Dental Council as a specialist in periodontics. His special interests are dental implants, regenerative and aesthetic periodontics. Amit graduated from the University of Liverpool and completed a four year specialist training programme in periodontics at Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas’ Dental Institute. He then obtained his membership in restorative dentistry from the Royal College of Surgeons of England and became a registered specialist in periodontics.
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Sharp rise in Scottish NHS patients

The number of patients registered with NHS dentists in Scotland has risen sharply – amid growing criticism of problems in England. The Scottish Government hailed big improvements, even in poorer areas such as Glasgow, working under the payment system that was abandoned south of the border. The SNP administration released figures showing: More than 4.7 million … Continued

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Making sure you’re ‘Up to date’

Amit Patel reviews the latest Oral-B ‘Up to date’ lectures. Oral-B has run its ‘Up to date’ lectures throughout the country for some years now. I have attended several of these events and I have to admit they are a must for me. They provide a great opportunity to network and meet up with old … Continued

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Reduced bone mineral density could accelerate gum disease

Amit Patel discusses the benefits of Periochip, which helps to prevent periodontal pockets. As already reported by Chang et al (2013) osteoporosis and periodontitis are both considered international health issues. Although the association between them is still unclear, a five-year follow-up, population-based study in Taiwan indicated that patients with osteoporosis might have an increased risk … Continued

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