Edinburgh Dental Specialists was established in 1994 by Kevin Lochhead. His aim was to create a multi-disciplinary referral only practice and over the years he has built up an outstanding team of clinicians from around the world.
All of our internationally renowned clinicians have been granted permission by the GDC or GMC, or have a specialist application pending, to officially use the title 'specialist'.
Our main priority at Edinburgh Dental Specialists is the care, comfort and quality of service we provide to our referring practitioners' patients.
When a patient completes their treatment with us they are always returned to the continuing care of their own GDP.
With only 400 prosthodontists registered in the UK we are extremely fortunate to have 4 working in the practice. Within the prosthodontists there is a huge wealth of experience and knowledge.
With 5 specialist endodontists in Scotland we are proud to have 2 of them here at EDS. As you would expect we have invested in the latest technology and dental microscopy in order for your patients to benefit from more predictable results.
Periodontics is the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of diseases and disorders (infections and inflammatory) of the gums and other structures around the teeth.
Our Specialist Orthodontist offers traditional orthodontic treatments in addition to more modern systems such as Invisalign.
Oral surgery deals with the treatment and ongoing management of irregularities and pathology of the jaw and mouth that require surgical intervention. This includes the speciality previously called Surgical Dentistry.
We have invested in the latest digital x-ray equipment to provide faster more convenient images with less radiation exposure. Integral to this has been the purchase of one of the first dental specific CT scanners in the UK.
Thanks to the technological advancement of the Telecoms Industry, products such as the iPhone have now made the impossible possible.