Simon Chard qualified with Honours from King’s College London Dental Institute; he was awarded the prestigious Academy of Operative Dentistry Award given to the top student in the year for clinical dentistry, as well as receiving awards for root canal therapy and aesthetic dentistry.
Simon is passionate about his profession and since qualifying has undertaken extensive postgraduate education especially in the field of minimally invasive cosmetic dentistry.
Simon is Chair of the Membership committee for the British Academy of Cosmetic dentistry (BACD). Simon also finds time to lecture to other dentists nationally on the use of the advanced technique of CEREC CAD-CAM dentistry – a state of the art technology designed to provide porcelain veneers, crowns and bridges in 1 visit.
Simon is in practice in mixed and private dental clinics in Southwest London and Surrey. Outside of work Simon enjoys keeping fit as well as being a keen photographer. This love of photography has transcended into his day to day dentistry and he is particular passionate about this element of his clinical work.
from Guys Hospital London in 1990. He joined Alington Dental in 1990 and worked
as an associate in General Dental Practice and as a clinical assistant in the
orthodontic department at the Royal Bournemouth Hospital, he is now the owner
and clinical director of Alington Dental.
Simon has trained
extensively in all aspects of restorative dentistry both in this country and
internationally. He has gained the prestigious award of Fellowship of the
Faculty of General Dental Practitioners.
Simon also holds
postgraduate Diplomas in Implant Dentistry form the Royal College of Surgeons
London and Edinburgh and continues to promote the benefits of treatment with
dental implants through publications, lecturing and tutoring on the Implant
Diploma at the Royal College of Surgeons, London.
Cerec dentistry has been an important part of dental care at Alington
Dental since 2006 starting with the Redcam then continuing with the Omnicam and
integration with Cone beam scanning all of which Simon will demonstrate how
these digital advances help to deliver a high standard of dental care.
Graduated in 1989 from Guys Dental School
After 4 years as an associate in a variety of practices
established SmileMore Dental care in St Johns Wood London. A small bespoke
private practice providing family and Aesthetic dental care
One of the first ten users in the UK of the itero digital
scanner has now moved to the CEREC omnicam providing all variety of digital
restorative solutions. Paul is a certified CEREC ortho trainer.
Currently the Vice-President of the BACD having
served on the board in a variety of capacities in the last 9 years.
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