Ben was born and raised in Poole. After qualifying from Guy’s, King’s & St. Thomas’s Dental Institute, King’s College London, he completed his Vocational Training in Somerset and headed straight into busy Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Senior House Officer positions in Bristol and Poole.
These roles provided Ben with invaluable training in diagnosis, head and neck pathology and surgical skills. Ben subsequently gained Membership to the Faculty of Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh.
After returning to general practice, Ben has continued to develop his skill set in all areas of dentistry, both within the private sector and the NHS, as well as successfully guiding newly qualified dentists through their own compulsory Foundational Training as their mentor for the last few years.
His love of oral surgery and restorative dentistry naturally lead him to pursue additional training and has just passed his first year of the Masters Degree in Implant Dentistry at the renowned Eastman Dental Institute, University College London.
When not working or studying, he enjoys spending time with his wife Dina, two children and two dogs, working out at the gym and enjoying being back in his hometown.