Dip Imp Dent (UCL)
BDS (Lon) MFDS RCS (Eng) MSurg Dent RCS (Eng)
GDC Registration Number – 82259
Vijay graduated from Barts and The Royal London Queen Mary’s School of Medicine and Dentistry achieving Bachelor in Dental Surgery (BDS) with Distinction in Oral & Related Systemic Diseases. He completed his Vocational Training in General Practice and has since worked as a Senior House Officer at Guys Hospital London and Southend hospital. Here he developed his Oral Surgery, Restorative Dentistry, and Maxillofacial surgery.
Vijay has spent time working in the Community Dental Service, looking after adults & children with learning difficulties. He has completed the Standard Course in Conscious Sedation and The Society for the Advancement of Anaesthesia in Dentistry (SAAD) course. He finds these sedation skills particularly useful in managing anxious patients.
Vijay has also since completed many courses to get to the level he is including:
- The Diploma of Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery (MFDS) at The Royal College of Surgeons, England.
- The Specialty Diploma of Membership in Surgical Dentistry (MSurg Dent) from the Royal College of Surgeons of England, 2009.
- The Facial Aesthetics Masterclass, at the Royal College of Surgeons, FGDP (UK) to provide Botulinum Toxin & Dermal Fillers.
- He was awarded a Distinction for the 4 year Diploma in Implant Dentistry, and received an award for Outstanding Achievement in Implant Dentistry at Eastman Dental Institute, Centre of Excellence, University College London.
Committed to developing implant skills, he has travelled to Lisbon to learn the All-on-4™ technique & attends courses updating his knowledge regularly. Vijay currently taught oral surgery at King’s College London, and performed oral surgery for Kingston Hospital. He is experienced in working in private practice and currently helps at Ridgway by placing implants and completing complicated oral surgery procedures.
Vijay likes to keep fit outside of the dental setting and this may include attending the gym and he is a keen runner. He has completed the London Marathon a number of times with a PB of 4:08:11.