Michael qualified as a dentist (BDS) from the University of Birmingham in 2002 after this he joined the British Army where he has served for over 19 years in the Royal Army Dental Corps. In his time in the Army he has been posted throughout the UK and British Forces Germany and deployed to Bosnia in 2003 and Iraq in 2006.
Michael has been the CAR visiting dentist with a special interest in Endodontics since 2017. He has worked primarily helping patients with complex endodontic problems since 2011. Michael's vast clinical experience and additional qualifications allow him to manage teeth with complicated endodontic problems in a caring and patient orientated manner. His focus is delivering endodontic and cosmetic dentistry to help improve both his patient's dental health and also their smile. He has extensive experience of provided non-surgical primary root canal treatment, root canal retreatment and surgical endodontics.
He completed his Masters in endodontics in 2012 from the Eastman Dental Institute, University College London, gaining a distinction and winning the prestigious top student award. During this training Michael benefited from hands on training with world renowned endodontic experts. On completing his training, Michael became one of only two Enhanced Endodontic Military Practitioners jointly running the endodontic referral service for the entire Royal Navy, Army and Royal Air Force. Michael has been instrumental in training military and civilian dentists in both the UK and abroad in how to provide patients with effective, successful and comfortable endodontic treatment.
Michael is committed to achieving the highest possible success rates, using the right techniques, in the right clinical scenarios to benefit his patients. His dedication to these ideals saw him receive the Surgeon Generals commendation in 2011 for his outstanding dedication to patient care. He understands that endodontic treatment is complicated and is always happy to fully discuss any aspect of treatment to reassure his patients and assist referring dentists in any way he can.