Dental Excellence Harewood
GDC - 80730 MFDS Royal College of Surgeons of England 2005 BDS University of Birmingham 2002 Specialist in Oral Surgery
Since graduating, Richard has worked exclusively in oral and maxillofacial surgery posts across the UK both in primary and secondary care. He completed his externship at the University of Illinois at Chicago Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
Richard holds a fellowship in dental surgery from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, is a registered specialist in oral surgery with the General Dental Council and a council member of the British Association of Oral Surgeons.
Richard is an academic oral surgeon at the University of Leeds and holds an honorary position at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust. He’s the course director for the diploma in oral surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons of England and a membership of the Joint Dental Faculties examiner. Richard is also an expert advisor for the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence and an expert witness and advisor for the General Dental Council, and reviewer of several peer reviewed journals.
Richard has an interest in the management of medical emergencies and medically compromised patients in oral surgery and is an advanced life support Instructor for the Resuscitation Council UK, teaching medical emergencies and resuscitation to dental teams.
As a registered specialist in oral surgery, Richard treats patients with oral medicine disorders, temporomandibular joint and muscle disorders and facial pain problems. He’s also adept at treating patients who require both routine and complex extractions, bone grafting and sinus lifts and places dental implants. Richard works closely with other associates within the Practice to ensure patients receive complex and advanced care in a truly multi-disciplinary team. He’s also able to offer treatment for patients who require conscious sedation.