With over 40 years’ experience of caring for his patients’ dental well-being, Richard has placed well over 3,000 implants. He is a good listener with a caring, highly professional and gentle approach to treatment. After a thorough examination, he will talk you through all the options, enabling you to reach an informed decision. Your treatment plan will ensure you achieve the best possible outcome and the look you want.
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The Implant Centre is based in the established, purpose built New Park House Dental Practice. Ideally placed on the outskirts of Shrewsbury Town Centre with ample car parking and easy transport links.
The practice provides a welcoming and pleasant environment for our patients where our highly trained and caring staff will immediately put you at your ease.
The centre has been designed and appointed to our own high specifications. We are confident that this attention to detail, our state of the art equipment combined with a team of professionals committed to continued professional training will ensure our patients receive the best treatment in a relaxed atmosphere.
Qualified at Birmingham University in 1978, continuously pursuing his postgraduate studies he gained his MFGDP(UK) in 1993. He was in the second cohort of the Faculty of General Dental Practice Implant Training programme, which has become a benchmark for implant training in the UK.
A Fellow of the Faculty of General Dental Practice and one of the first practitioners in the country to be awarded the Diploma in Leadership and Management by the Royal College.
With over thirty years of implant experience using a number of systems, Richard has now placed over 3,000 implants with great success. He holds the Advanced Certificate in Bone Grafting for Surgeons from the Faculty at the Royal College. He is qualified and able to provide sedation for patients if required.
His commitment to a programme of continual learning ensures that all patients are delivered a gold standard of dental care. He is the local Study Club Director for the ITI - an organisation aimed at furthering implant education, raising standards for the patient's benefit.
Married to Sue, sons Nick and Tom and daughter Alex. he is thoroughly relishing his new role - as a grandfather.
Outside of work, he is a passionate skier, scuba addict and aging squash player who loves cooking, fine wines and wishes he could do more sailing.
Longest serving member of the team. Married to Mark with two boys who take up every moment of her spare time. Loves to party!
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Richard Gatenby Implant Dentistry
New Park House Dental Centre
New Park House