Dr Rajiv Patel
Rajiv is a General Dental Council registered specialist in Periodontics. He graduated from the University of Bristol in 2004. Following periods working as a Senior House Officer in Dental Public Health, Oral and Maxillo-facial Surgery and Restorative Dentistry, he gained the Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons of England.
Soon after this, he embarked upon specialist training in the field of Periodontics at Guy’s Hospital which included training within the field of dental implantology. As part of his specialist training, he completed a Master of Clinical Dentistry degree in Periodontics at Kings College, London whilst also attaining the Membership in Periodontics from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.
As well as working in specialist practice, Rajiv teaches at the Eastman CPD centre. He has lectured nationally and is a member of the British Society of Periodontology’s Faculty. Rajiv is a past chairperson of the British Society of Periodontology Early Career Group.
Planning implants for patients with periodontitis
To consider factors that may help produce successful outcomes for implant treatment in patients with periodontitis.
1) Review the evidence for the use of dental implants in patients with periodontitis.
2) To highlight common complications.
3) To consider strategies to prevent complications and produce long term successful outcomes.