David studied dentistry at Guy’s Hospital qualifying with honours in 1985. He then spent several years obtaining a broad postgraduate education in Maxillofacial Surgery, Oral Medicine, Restorative Dentistry, Children’s Dentistry and Orthodontics. At the end of this time David was awarded the Fellowship in Dental Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1991.
David then joined the three year orthodontic postgraduate training programme at the Eastman Dental Hospital and was awarded a Master of Science Degree in Orthodontics with Honours from the University of London and also the European Research Award for his thesis. In 1994 he was awarded a Membership in Orthodontics from the Royal College of Surgeons of England and gained the distinction of the Gold Medal for clinical excellence. David’s pre-consultant training then continued at the Eastman Dental Hospital and Queen Mary’s Hospital, Roehampton, where he gained experience in every form of orthodontic care.
David is a Consultant Orthodontist at Queen Mary’s Hospital, Sidcup and specialises in treating complex orthodontic cases requiring surgery to the jaws. He is involved in teaching clinical orthodontics to postgraduate orthodontic trainees as well as research into new methods of orthodontic care. He has lectured internationally and is a member of The British and European Orthodontic Societies and World Federation of Orthodontists.