Meet our leading Dental Implant Dentist Anthony Summerwill

BDS MPhil FDS(Rest Dent) MRD RCSEd FDS RCS(Eng) - ITI FellowAnthony Summerwill leading dental implant dentist

Anthony is a Consultant in Restorative Dentistry at Birmingham Dental Hospital and Clinical Dental Implant Lead. He is also the Regional Lead for the Cleft Lip and Palate service and maintains a specialist referral practice in Birmingham and Worcestershire.

His aim is always to enhance his patient’s lives and has helped thousands of patients to regain and achieve a more natural and healthy smile that restores confidence and increased general well being.

Anthony is one of Straumanns few Platinum Dentists placing many hundreds of dental implants every year. He also lectures throughout the world in Dental Implant Dentistry and also mentors and provides courses for those dentists learning to place dental implants.

Anthony graduated from Cardiff Dental School in 1991. Having received a Fellowship in Dental Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh his postgraduate training in restorative dentistry continued as a Registrar at Birmingham and finally as a Senior Registrar at Liverpool Dental Hospital.

During this time he specialised in the rehabilitation of oral cancer patients with implant assisted prostheses, presenting at both national and international meetings on the subject. In 2000 he gained his Certificate of Specialist Training in Restorative Dentistry and is also on the specialist lists in prosthodontics and periodontology. In 2001 he was awarded the prestigious Gold Medal in the MRD examination at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and in the following year received an MPhil degree from the University of Liverpool. In 2003, he received a Fellowship in Dental Surgery (ad eundum) from the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

Dental Implant Questions

Questions to ask when choosing your Implant Dentist

Q1. How long have you been placing dental implants?

The level of education, training and experience varies among dentists who perform dental implants, even if you need a basic dental implant treatment, you need to do your research and find a competent Implant Dentist who can demonstrate many years of experience.

There is no substitute for experience and training.

Q2. How many dental implants do you typically place each year?

A skilled implant dentist will normally place 100 – 300 hundred implants each year, if not more. Dental Implants should form a large part of what they do on a daily basis.

Q3. What are your 5 and 10 year success rates?

The success rate of dental implants is extremely high about 95% in most cases. However, dentists that do not have as much experience or use the latest technology can often have much lower success ratios.

Q4. How many courses in dental implants have you taken over the past two years?

Dental implant procedures are continually advancing; you need a dentist who is dedicated to continually improving their skills and keeping abreast of advancements.

Q5. What make of dental implants do you use?

Once you know the make of dental implant you can then research if it is market leading make or a low cost copy.

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Active Smile Dental Implant Centre

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