Dr Gaston King
Job Title: Principal Dentist
Periodontist PhD, MDSc (Perio), BDS, MRACDS (Perio)
Gaston set up our specialist clinic in 2002.
He gained his periodontal specialist qualification in Melbourne, Australia in 1992 (MDSc). Gaston’s expertise covers all aspects of periodontics and implant dentistry including regrowing bone and treatment of gum recession and gummy smiles.
Gaston's experience to date includes:
Senior Clinical Lecturer in Periodontology at Bart’s & The London School of Medicine & Dentistry with his doctorate (PhD) focused on periodontal regeneration.
Clinical research recognised with awards by the British Society of Periodontology in 1994 and European Federation of Periodontology in 2000. Gaston has published extensively in all the leading international periodontal journals.
Awarded a scholarship in 2000 by the International Team of Oral Implantology (ITI) for a sabbatical year at the San Antonio Dental School, Texas, USA. Gaston became an ITI Fellow in 2002.
One of a handful of UK periodontists invited to participate in the 4th European Federation of Periodontology Workshop in 2002 to set international standards for clinical practice.
Awarded the MRACDS (Perio) from the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons in 2009.
Gaston is a member of many Periodontology and Implant societies including the Australian & New Zealand Academy of Periodontists and the American Academy of Periodontology.