Special Interest in Restorative & Aesthetics & Implantology
BChD MJDF RCS Eng PGCert MSc (Distinction) MAcadMed
GDC No. 104097
Adam, the “Digital Dentist”, is a highly experienced clinician with a special interest in Restorative & Aesthetic Dentistry, Digital Dentistry and Implantology.
In 2013 he completed a Master of Science degree in Restorative and Aesthetic dentistry from the University Of Manchester, achieving a Distinction and is currently researching guided implantology in a PhD at Leeds University.
Adam lectures and Mentors on the Restorative and Aesthetics MSc for Manchester University and is Course Director and Lecturer for Several Guided Implant Systems such as SMOP and Dentiq having worked with computer assisted implant surgery from 2011 and having completed hundreds of fully and partially guided surgery cases in that time.
He currently sits as President of the International Digital Dental Academy, co-founding the unbiased platform for Digital Dentistry along with the Digital Dental Academy Masterclass Courses.
Adam was asked to sit as Professor of Digital Dentistry to oversee the integration of Digital technologies across all departments and also sit as Course Director for the MSc in Digital Dentistry with the College of Medicine and Dentistry, Birmingham.
Shortlisted, Finalist and Winner of several industry awards, from Best Young Dentist 2013,2014,2015 and 2017 to Best Dental Team and Best Oral Health Promoter 2014 & 2015 and winner of several categories in the 2015 and 2018 Aesthetic Dentistry Awards, Dentistry Awards and Private Dentistry Awards.
Overall a respected lecturer and mentor in the field of 3D radiograpy, digital dentistry, implant planning and template guided implant placement.
Prof Patrik Zachrisson
Special Interest in Orthodontics
Dental surgeon (Karolinska Institute Sweden 1996), CertDentImp, FICOI
GDC Registration Number: 72407
Patrik is a highly experienced Dental Surgeon, graduated from the prestigious Karolinska Institute (Stockholm, Sweden 1996). He attained a Certificate in Implantology, and the Fellow of ICOI. He won the Award for Dentist of the Year 2018, and Best High Technology Practice 2018, at the Dental Awards, along with winning a number of Highly Commended and Finalist nominations.
One of the three Founding partners of the Digital Dental Academy he is now Vice President of the International Digital Dental Academy, and on the Orthodontics committee and the Laboratory Committee.
He is a Module Leader in the Digital Dentistry MSc at COMD, Key Opinion Leader for CEREC by Sirona, Carestream, Planmeca, EnvisionTEC, Ivoclar-Vivadent and DMG.
He has been using Invisalign since 2008 and has been awarded Platinum Provider. He also uses a number of other systems such as ClearCorrect, ClearAligner, Nimroaligners and more and additionally treats patients with other removable appliances; DDA Aligner, Clear Correct, Inman Aligners, Simpli5 and others.
He has been fundamental in developing the new DDA Aligner from the DDA LAB.
He is developing new technologies in digital orthodontics, and has published a number of articles. Patrik is on the Editorial panel for fmc Orthodontic Practice and also writes a regular monthly column for The Probe Magazine, as their Digital Ambassador.
Patrik is a member of the British Dental Association, International Team of Implantology, a Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists and a Member of British Academy of Cosmetic Dentists.
He has extensive experience in multidisciplinary treatments and takes on referrals for complex treatments.
In addition, he also lectures and trains on regular courses, both in the UK and abroad. Patrik provides general dentistry for a broad patient base, both private and NHS, focusing mainly on aesthetic treatments and preventive dentistry with a particular interest in Invisalign orthodontics, digital restorative dentistry and implants. He makes almost all private crown and bridge work in-house, in his own dental laboratory using CAD/CAM techniques, with the majority of cases being performed on a same day, which is a great benefit for patients.
Prof Chris Lefkaditis
Special Interest in Implantology
BChD BSCDent PgDip(DigDent)
GDC Registration Number: 70508
Chris Lefkaditis is the principal of a private practice in Norwich.
Chris qualified as a GDP in 1995 from the University of Pretoria , South Africa.
He worked as an associate for 3 years for an NHS anaesthetic dental centre in Norwich Centre (Thorpe Road Dental Centre) offering general dentistry and minor oral surgery under general anaesthesia and sedation. Over the 3 years, he attended many postgraduate day courses in different disciplines of dentistry. In 1998, he decided to start his own practice and attended a year course in oral implantology with Dr Eddie Scher from 1998 –1999, and in the year 2000, returned to University to complete a postgraduate higher diploma on dentistry, taking MFS and applied surgical anatomy as my major subjects.
In 2003 he commenced a year course In Occlussion and TMJ Disorders as the need for prosthetically driven surgery became apparent.
Chris is the principal of HELLESDON DENTAL CARE a Private only practice undertaking all types of dental procedures under sedation and anaesthesia, including conservation, prosthodontic work (crown and bridgework, removable prostheses), periodontics and minor oral surgery.
His special interests include Dental Implantology and Rehabilitative Dentistry, with a great interest in cosmetic dentistry and his practice operates as a referral centre for since 1998, accepting referrals for oral surgery sedation and dental implants.
He is one of the three founding members and a course director for the Digital Dental Academy and regularly provides courses to share his knowledge and experience with the aim to inspire colleagues to adopt modern technologies with good working protocols. Chris was one of the pioneers of Digital Dentistry in the UK, having mastered the CEREC ecosystem and chairside ceramics since CEREC entered the UK market over a decade ago.
Chris is widely respected as a dental materials Master, with an unparalleled knowledge in CAD CAM materials and the treatment of these materials in practice and the lab.The combination of his knowledge of CAD/CAM dentistry and implantology has also enabled Chris to be at the forefront of guided implant surgery having used several generations of computer aided design software.
Chris is a respected lecturer and mentor and uses this vast knowledge in his role as Vice President of the International Digital Dental Academy.
Prof Quintus Van Tonder
Smile Design Master
Special Interest in Smile Design & Aesthetics
BChD (Stell) PDD (Aesthetic Dentistry)
GDC Registration Number: 78361
Quintus Van Tonder qualified at the University of Stellenbosch, Cape Province, South Africa in 2000 with a BChD degree. After completion of his studies, he worked for a year in a state clinic in the Mosselbay region in South Africa. During this time, he treated thousands of underprivileged patients in need of care. In 2001 he moved to the UK.
In 2011 he completed a diploma in Aesthetic Dentistry taking a keen interest in cosmetic and aesthetic dentistry. He loves technology and is constantly looking to implement the latest innovations in the practice that will benefit our customers. One of these is the CEREC System.
Since investing in the system, he has completed a tremendous amount of training and has built up a wealth of experience in working with this system to create beautiful smiles and restore patients’ dentition, not only functionally, but also aesthetically.