This is our Dental Therapist Paul.

Paul worked at our dental practices until July 2013 as a Dental Nurse, before deciding to pursue a career in Dental Therapy. Paul qualified as a Dental Therapist at Teesside University in June 2016.

Although Paul is at the beginning of his career, he has gained a wealth of knowledge and experience, dealing with a large number of patients from a variety of backgrounds, which has advanced his skills to further his confidence and competence as a Dental Therapist. Paul has experience treating patients holistically with an ethos of minimally invasive dentistry to promote ethical decisions for prolonged natural dentition. Paul has special interests in paediatrics and general restorative procedures, which he will continue to utilise and develop to enhance the care of his patients whilst ensuring periodontal stability.

Working under the prescription of a dentist, Paul can carry out the following:

Hygiene appointments such as:
- Scale & Polish
- Periodontal (gum) treatment
- Oral Health Advice
- Radiographs
- Preventative regimes
- Dietary advice

Restorative appointments such as:
- Silver or white fillings
- Children’s extractions
- Pulp therapy for children
- Children’s crowns
- Adjunctive therapy such as antimicrobials

Cosmetic procedures such as:
- Microabrasion
- Stain removal
- Teeth Whitening
- Composite (white) fillings
- Composite veneers

Paul is currently working at our practices on a Wednesday.

If you would like to book an appointment with Paul, please contact the clinic.
Paul looks forward to taking care of you at our Dental Practices.​


For more information on Dental Therapists, please visit the website below:

https://archive.gdc-uk.org/Dentalprofessionals/Standards/Documents/Scope%20of%20Practice.pdf

Our Dental Therapist can also see patients without the prescription of a dentist, however this is private treatment as it is not currently covered by the NHS. For more information on Direct Access, please see our Direct Access Policy in our surgeries and on the website below:

 

https://www.gdc-uk.org/professionals/standards/direct-access

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