We are shocked by the number of children every day who are having teeth removed due to tooth decay. Dental disease is PREVENTABLE. James and his team are working with the corporation of London to educate under 5’s in the borough on healthy eating and oral care. Some of whom have never seen a dentist before.
Bow Lane’s Mark Vardon cycled across the Pyrenees in September in aid of a charity that helps those in developing countries out of dental pain.
Here, he shares his passion for two wheels and the Bridge2Aid charity.
In Malawi, dental services only benefit those who live in urban/suburban areas which, according to statistics, represent only 15% of the population. The rural masses (85%) suffer silently for lack of dental services in the country.
To tackle this nationwide issue, a group of eight passionate dental professionals are travelling to Malawi from the UK and Europe to provide essential dental care and equipment to Malawians for free, in association with Dentaid, a charity which aims to improve the world’s oral health.
Raman is a specialist orthodontist working at Bow Lane and a post-graduate tutor at King’s College Dental Institute London on the MSc Programme of Aesthetic Dentistry. Raman is an Invisalign Platinum Elite Doctor, clinical speaker and a key opinion leader for Invisalign. He has been an Invisalign provider since 2008 and has treated hundreds of Invisalign cases to date.×
Sameena qualified at Bristol Dental School in 2000 and has worked both in practice and in hospital. She is a member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and gained her specialist qualification in endodontics from King’s college London.×
After qualifying from Guys Hospital in 1996 Zaki embarked upon a career pathway, which lead to him gaining a 2 year Masters Degree in Implant Dentistry from the GKT Institute. Zaki has a Diploma in Dental Sedation, as well as in Hypnotherapy and has recently become a Licentiate of The Faculty of Homeopathy. He is a member of the Association of Dental Implantology in the UK and is an Editorial Consultant for Dental Implant Summaries, a widely distributed Implant Journal. He has been working as part of the Bow Lane team since it was started in 2001.×
Mark graduated from Kings College Hospital Dental School in 1992. He obtained a surgically based Fellowship in Dental Surgery (FDS) from the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1996 and entry onto the General Dental Council Specialist list in Oral Surgery in 1998.
He undertook specialist training in Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics at the world renowned Eastman Dental Institute in London and obtained the Specialist Diploma of Membership in Restorative Dentistry (MRD) from the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2004.×
Fahd qualified in 2003 from University of Glasgow. He later undertook various hospital posts and degrees at the Universities of Newcastle upon Tyne and Leicester, as well as, the Royal College of Surgeons of England. Fahd developed interests in restorative dentistry, oral surgery and sedation for anxious dental patients.×