Meet Dr. Philip McDermott
Originally from Birmingham, Philip achieved his Bachelor of Dental Surgery, BDS with Merit from University of Wales Cardiff Dental School In 1997. Having worked in several practices, he has been dedicated to private practice since 2002. He believes that provision of dental care is a partnership between the patient and the dental team and that understanding the concerns, needs and goals of each individual is fundamental to delivering and achieving successful long term care.
Philip has acquired extensive experience in general dentistry and has developed his special interest in providing a wide array of cosmetic dental services. Cosmetic teeth straightening, Smile makeovers involving all varieties of veneers and crowns, Bite correction and Implants are some of the services Philip is experienced and certified in providing. He exclusively provides tooth coloured restorations and stopped placing mercury containing amalgam fillings over 10 years ago. He believes in Preventative and Minimal invasive dentistry utilising the latest techniques and equipment such as Ozone and laser treatments for maintaining the long term dental health of his patients.
Philip has committed to continual professional development in all areas of general dentistry and has furthered his special interest and training in cosmetic dentistry travelling across the UK, Ireland, Europe and the USA. He is benefitting from and fortunate to be undertaking extensive training at the world respected Kois Centre in Seattle, USA.
Kois Teaching and Philosophy
He is a current member of several associations including The British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (BACD), American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, AACD, and European Society of Aesthetic Orthodontics, ESAO. He also benefits from being an active member of the Crown Council and enjoys participating in the annual Smiles for Life campaign providing teeth whitening services to raise donations for children’s charities.
In his spare time, Philip interests include swimming, racket sports and (when not frustrated by the game), enjoys playing Golf. He also enjoys reading historical and crime fiction.
BDS Wales 1997
GDC Registration Number: 72973