Implant and Prosthodontic Practitioner

Harish Gupta
BChD(Leeds)1982., LDS 1983., MGDS FFGDP(UK) RCS(Eng)1990,
MGDSRCS(Edin)1990., MSc ImpDent(Warwick)2006.

GDC Number: 57156

Harish Gupta qualified from Leeds Dental School in December 1982. After a year at the Burton District and General Hospitals he joined General Dental Practice. This has become his 'full-time' occupation since 1984.

He gained the Membership in General Dental Surgery from both the Edinburgh and English Royal Colleges in 1990. Since then he has been invited to present a number of lectures for the various Vocational Training Schemes and GDPs' in the West Midlands and Leeds.

He was responsible for the MGDS Study Club in the West Midlands to help other GDPs' to achieve the Membership. He was the Distance Learning Tutor for the West Midlands with a special responsibility and interest in Computers in General Practice. He is part of the West Midlands CVT practice visitation panel for Training Practices under the Vocational Training Schemes.

He is an Examiner for the Membership in General Dental Practice, MFGDPRCS (UK) and continues to lecture and help organise various MFGDPRCS (UK) Study Groups for GDPs' to prepare for this exam. Currently, examiner for the Diploma in Implant Dentistry at Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh.

He achieved the Fellowship of the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners (FFGDP(UK)) in November 2002 and is now a mentor to help others achieve the same. He is also a FFGDP(UK) assessor and an Emeritus Examiner for the MFGDP(UK) examination for the Royal College of Surgeons of England. He examined in Hong Kong for the MFGDP(UK) exam. He was commissioned to be Assistant Chief Examiner for the IQE examination in New Delhi, India in March 2005.

He has lectured in the United Kingdom, Dubai, Singapore, Hong Kong and India on Implant Dentistry, Occlusion and Endodontics.
He is a founder member of the West Midlands Division of the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners (UK), and continues to play an active role in the local division.
With his commitment to General Practice he was commissioned to write the Quality Facilities Review for the then Mida/Norwich Union Healthcare Dental division. He was a Consultant Clinical Assessor for BUPA DentalCover and Denplan Dental Advisor Panel.

He started Dental Implant treatments in 1995 and undertook more formal training in implant dentistry in 1997/8 . He gained the MSc in Implant Dentistry in 2006 from the Warwick Medical School and following more formal teaching and presentation training is now responsible for the delivery of various Programmes' in Implant Dentistry, He was an Honorary Associate Clinical Professor at Warwick Medical School and continues to be a regional tutor.

Harish is married with two children. He is the owner of a multi-disciplinary mixed Dental Practice and Implant Centre. Harish's personal practice motto is 'Quality, Standards and Choice in Dental Care' and he is passionately committed to this.