Philip Ower

MSc, BDS, MGDS RCS (Eng & Edin)

Philip Ower

Phil qualified from King's London in 1978. He joined the RAF after qualifying and was a general dental practitioner until taking an MSc in Periodontology in 1992, after which he was RAF Adviser in Periodontology and ran the RAF School of Dental Hygiene. After leaving the RAF in 1996 he lectured at the Eastman Dental Institute and worked in several specialist practices. For 10 years he worked alongside the renowned Bernie Kieser at the Periodontal Practice in London and now practices exclusively at the Briars Dental Centre in Newbury. He is on the GDC's Specialist Register. He has been an examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons of England (MGDS) and has served two terms on the Council of the British Society of Periodontology (BSP). Phil has had papers published in the Journal of Clinical Periodontology, Dental Update, Dental Practice and Independent Dentistry and is on the editorial boards of Dental Health and Primary Dental Care. He is a Module editor on the eDen project for e-Learning for Healthcare. He lectures throughout the UK and internationally, and is responsible for the perio component of the FGDP(UK) Diploma in Restorative Dentistry in both London and Manchester.

Affiliations and Expertise

Specialist in Periodontics, Private Practice, Newbury, UK


Editors: Ken Eaton & Philip Ower Release Date: 01 Sep 2015
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