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Endodontic Referral Services

Invitation to Refer

With the aid of increased illumination and microscope magnification, endodontic management of teeth moves away from trying to manage a complex space in a tooth through a small dark hole to a predictable precise intervention. The nerve spaces inside teeth can be visualised all the way to the apex in many cases allowing thorough identification and disinfection of the pulpal system.

I would welcome referrals of patients requiring assistance managing primary treatment, retreatment or surgical cases and can be flexible with how you would like individual cases managed. Should you just want orifices of canals located and the disinfection started so obturation can be performed in your clinic or the tooth endodontically managed and a cuspal coverage definitive restoration provided I am happy to support you in the management of your patient then refer back for definitive treatment or ongoing care.

If you have any queries about cases, please don’t hesitate to call me or send me an email: [email protected].

Andrew Gemmell
BDS, MFDS RCS(Ed), DipRestDent RCS(Eng), MPDC RCS(Ed)

Andrew is a certified member of the European Endodontic and has a lot
of experience in managing complex endodontic cases and cases of failing root canal treatment. In addition to his practice limited to endodontics at The Cosmetic Dental Clinic, Andrew is a member of staff in the department of Restorative Dentistry at Newcastle Dental Hospital and is a Honorary Clinical Lecturer with the University of Newcastle upon Tyne teaching clinical endodontic treatment to senior undergraduates and post graduate MSc students. He also lectures to other dentists for the Northern Deanery, International endodontic companies and the North East Private Dentists group about advances in endodontics.

He has a Postgraduate Diploma in Restorative Dentistry with the Royal College of Surgeons (England) with a specialist interest in Endodontics. He has been appointed as an examiner for the Diploma of Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh and currently completing a Masters degree in Restorative Dentistry with the University of Leeds.

In 2013 we has awarded the Diploma of Membership in Primary Care Dentistry from the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh. This qualification recognises excellence in general dental surgery and Andrew was the first dentist in the United Kingdom to be successful in this examination and in 2015 was appointed as an examiner for the Faculty of Dental Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh. He is one of only a handful of dentists in the UK to be a certified members of the European Endodontic Society.

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