Meet the Team at Clarence Dental
Dr Rik Patel graduated from Kings College London and has been practicing for 22 years. Forever committed to postgraduate education, Rik constantly enhances his knowledge with further training and attending courses all over the world. He has been awarded a Masters Degree in Advanced General Dental Practice from the University of Birmingham.
His ethos has always been to look after his patients in the same manner he would like himself or a family member to be treated. Patients often compliment about how approachable he is and how at ease they feel under his care. Rik provides an extensive range of general and aesthetic dentistry as well as providing Invisalign for his patients.
He is married and has two lovely young children which keeps him busy! Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with friends and family, photography, hiking, travelling and practicing his Italian!
MSc AGDP (Distinction), University of Birmingham 2019
BDS (Distinction), Kings College London 2001
GDC Registration Number:79798
Fahad qualified with honours from King’s College London with multiple prizes, including the prestigious Newland Pedley medal for graduating top of his year. Since qualifying, Fahad developed a particular interest in oral surgery having worked in multiple well-renowned maxillofacial surgery departments across London and the South of England. He now limits his practice to oral surgery and implants, and has gained his Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery as well as completing a postgraduate diploma with distinction.
Fahad is a member of the British Association of Oral Surgeons (BAOS), the Society for the Advancement of Anaesthesia in Dentistry (SAAD) and the Association of Dental Implantology (ADI). He is actively involved in teaching junior dentists in the field of oral surgery. Fahad is a visiting oral surgery and implant dentist in several dental practices and also works as a hospital surgeon where he undertakes more complex surgical cases under intravenous sedation and general anaesthetic.
Outside of dentistry, he is a keen traveller and photographer and has a particular interest in immersing himself in different cultures.
BDS (Hons), MFDS RCS (Ed), AKC, PG Dip.
GDC Registration Number: 228466
Practice was established in 1988