Dr. Lochhead qualified from King’s College London in 1987. For over 20 years Dr. Lochhead has committed himself to intensive postgraduate training, following both international and British training pathways. In 1993 he was awarded the diploma in general dental practice.
Dr. Lochhead's special interests lie in complex reconstruction, dental implants and cosmetic dentistry. Dr. Lochhead has been running postgraduate courses and lectures on dental implants, cosmetic and restorative dentistry since 1995.
At various times in the past 15 years, Dr. Lochhead has represented the Association of Dental Implantology in Scotland and has been a diploma tutor for the east of Scotland Faculty of General Dental Practitioners and clinical tutor on the MSc in Primary Dental Care at Glasgow Dental Hospital. In 2002 he was recognised by the General Dental Council as a specialist in Prosthodontics.
When Dr. Lochhead opened the practice in 1993 with two members of staff ‚ the aim was to deliver comprehensive dental care of the highest standard and provide a first-class warm and welcoming service.
Dr. Lochhead has driven the expansion of the practice forward since then, introducing additional specialists and team members, designing and developing the on-site laboratory as well as the postgraduate teaching facility. The centre now has a team of over forty, all of whom are united in continuing to deliver dental care of the highest standard in all areas.
Dr. Lochhead is a member of various professional societies including:
The Academy of Osseointegration, The Association of Dental Implantology, The American Equilibration Society, The British Society of Occlusal Studies, the British Society of Restorative Dentistry, British Society of Periodontology, The Royal Odontological Chirurgical Society and the British Dental Association.