Meet our highly skilled dental implant team
Dr. Richard Anderson BDS LDS RCS (Eng) MMedSci – Dental Surgeon
Richard qualified from the University of Sheffield in 1987, since when he has undertaken extensive postgraduate education, mainly in restorative dentistry. In 2005 he completed the Certificate in Implant Dentistry on the world renowned, eighteen-month, one-to-one Implant Course at the University of Sheffield . In 2011 Richard completed his Master of Medical Science in Dental Implantology.
Richard has undergone training from Europe’s top clinicians in hard and soft tissue manipulation, involving bone grafting and aesthetics. To date, he has successfully placed and restored over 1000 implants and is an active member of the Association of Dental Implantology. Richard has also been a trainer dentist for the last twelve years, and in recognition of his experience and abilities, he has been made a mentor for Nobel Biocare.
Outside dentistry, when time allows, he enjoys going to the gym, playing golf and since hanging up his boots, likes to watch Rugby!
Dr. Ken Ruiz BMed Sci MB ChB FRCA – Consultant Anaesthetist
Ken is an experienced and well-established NHS consultant. Having taken up his post in 1994, he has been involved with anaesthesia for dentistry throughout this time, delivering many thousands of anaesthetics and sedations. Ken personally oversees the sedation procedure to ensure all our patients enjoy a pain-free and stress-free experience.
Ken has written several papers relating to dental anaesthesia and has presented his work at meetings in the UK and abroad. He is very involved with the sub-speciality at a national level as well, having served as President of the Association of Dental Anaesthetists. He was also involved in setting the national guidelines for the conduct of General Anaesthesia for dentistry in children.
When not at work, Ken enjoys travel and is a keen scuba diver.