A highly skilled, experienced and patient centred dental implant surgeon
Raj qualified in 2005 from Kings college london with numerous prizes and distinctions related to oral surgery, restorative dentistry, orthodontics and the practice of clinical dentistry. He was ‘proxime accessit’ for the University of London Gold Medal.
After qualifying, Raj went onto complete vocational training in the KSS Deanery in which he excelled by achieving 5* in all his assessments. This was followed by him winning the Vocational Trainee prize for best case presentation at the end of his training.
Following this Raj was selected for oral and maxillofacial surgery training posts at the Royal Surrey, Guildford and St Georges Hospital, Tooting. Here he developed and honed his surgical skills. During this period he was awarded the membership of faculty of dental surgery from the royal college of surgeons, England.
He was appointed soon after as clinical dental teacher in the department of oral surgery and acute dental care at King’s college london where he taught young dental students how to manage dental emergencies and surgical techniques.
In 2009, he was selected through competitive entry onto the highly renowned masters programme in implant dentistry at Guys. He was one of the youngest graduates to qualify from the programme and qualified with distinctions in both the clinical and theoretical parts of the examinations.
To further develop his knowledge and skills Raj attended courses nationally and internationally. His aim was to provide the cutting edge of implant technology in a painless and minimally invasive manner for his patients.
Soon after completing his masters, Raj took up positions in reputable practices providing a comprehensive dental implant service accepting both internal and external referrals. He provides a comprehensive implant and oral surgery service including:
- Atraumatic extractions and socket preservation techniques.
- Dental implants including immediate implants
- Implant crowns, bridges, overdentures
- ‘All on 4’ and ‘All on 6’
- ‘Teeth in a day’
- Bone grafting and sinus grafting
- Wisdom tooth extractions
Raj has placed over 2500 implants and has achieved plantinum status for both the straumann and osstem implant systems. This status is only awarded to experienced clinicians providing a large volume of implants. Through his meticulous planning and skills he has achieved success rates of over 99%.
Raj’s passion for teaching has led him to mentoring other dentists in the planning, surgical and restorative phases of implant dentistry.
In addition to dental implants Raj’s other special interests include:
- Restorative and cosmetic dentistry
- Oral surgery
- Short term adult orthodontics