Bupa Dental Care Grange-over-Sands

Oliver Harman

GDC - 57537 BDS (Lond.), FDS RCS (Eng.) MSc (Distinction) (Man.) Aesthetic Restorative Dentistry. BACD Fellow (British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry) Dentist

Oliver Harman is a dentist with a particular interest in aesthetic and restorative dentistry, as well as in contemporary digital dentistry for creating confident smiles.

Training, Qualifications and Experience   

Oliver qualified from Royal Dental Hospital (University of London) in 1983. He worked in general dental practice in the home counties and owned a practice in Chesham, Buckinghamshire between 1983 and 2000. During this time, Oliver developed an interest in restorative cosmetic dentistry and in 1986, he completed an advanced course in occlusion and worked with world-renowned aesthetic dental technician John Hubbard.

In 2000, Oliver worked in the City of London, offering advanced restorative and cosmetic dentistry. During his time there he was selected to work on all three series of TV’s Extreme Makeover UK.

He was an inaugural member of the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and passed their accreditation in 2007 and their fellowship examination in 2010. Oliver is currently one of only three Fellows in the UK. In 2014 Oliver passed his master’s degree in Aesthetic Restorative Dentistry from Manchester University with distinction.

Oliver has also worked in dentistry in Tunbridge Wells, the Isle of Wight, Liverpool, Finland and Saudi Arabia, offering aesthetic restorative dentistry to a client list that has included royalty, super-models, celebrities and sports stars.

In 2017 Oliver moved to the Lake District for a more rural and outdoor life. He greatly enjoys his dentistry in Grange, where he is working on his passion for 21st Century digital dentistry alongside the senior Bupa Dental Care clinical team.

Oliver has lectured both nationally and internationally on many aspects of cosmetic, aesthetic, restorative and laser dentistry.

Treatments Offered

Oliver’s treatment philosophy revolves around treating beautiful smiles that chew and bite effectively and are pain-free using the latest tooth-friendly and painless techniques

Smile design and creating beautiful smiles based on creating a natural look that suits the individual features of your face. This includes the advanced use of computer technology to create photo simulations of how your new smile might look before we begin treatment.

Using of a range dental and cosmetic dental treatments singularly or in combination to include:

  • Cosmetic bonding
  • Invisalign aligners
  • Porcelain veneers, crowns and bridges
  • Dental implants (working with a surgical implant dentist)
  • Natural tooth-coloured fillings
  • Digital dentistry including impression-free procedures and advanced digital planning
  • Colour matching for difficult teeth
  • Restoring smiles that are falling apart or wearing away. Oliver often uses composite bonding to provide a more cost-effective tooth friendly solution.

    Oliver currently works three days a week for Bupa Dental Care Grange-over Sands, providing all aspects of aesthetic restorative dentistry. He has a list of regular local patients and takes referrals for more advanced aesthetic cases (Working days Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday).

    Nominations and Awards

  • 2003-2005 selected to work on 12 episodes of Extreme Makeover UK
  • Appointed to the clinical board of Oasis Dental PLC 2004-2006
  • 2007 passed BACD accreditation exam
  • Passed the written exam for the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD)
  • 2009 Smile Awards – shortlisted for Best Restorative Smile
  • 2010 passed BACD Fellowship exam
  • 2010 Smile Awards - winner of Best Interdisciplinary Restorative Case
  • 2012 Smile Awards – winner of Best Restorative Case
  • Elected to the board of BACD as Communications Director
  • 2014 master’s degree university prizes including Best Cosmetic Dental Case, Best Core of Aesthetic Work, highest overall written grade
  • 2015 Aesthetic Dental Award - winner of Best Complex Restorative Case
  • BACD elected to the board as director and chair of credentialing
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