Our Clinicians

Alfonso Rao

Clinical Director – Dip. Dent Chieti Dip Implant Dentistry – General Dentistry, Masters in Endodontic Dentistry

Born in Italy, Dr Alfonso Rao graduated from the University of Chieti with distinction. Until 2009, he worked at hospitals in Caserta, Napoli and Pescara as on oral surgeon before moving to England. Since then he has worked in numerous clinics between Bath, Bristol and Cheltenham.

As the owner of Queen Square Dental Clinic, Dr Rao believes strongly in 21st century dental technology. He is passionate about continuing his education and spent three years at the Eastman Dental Institute of London, where he completed a course in Implant Dentistry. He also has a Masters from the Global Institute for Dental Education in Los Angeles, which he obtained in 2014.

Dr Rao’s advanced training and vast knowledge provide him with the expertise to successfully deliver a variety of treatments, from a simple maintenance check-up to full mouth rehabilitation. As well as being a member of the Association of Dental Implantology, he is an ADI mentor. This enables him to teach advanced implantology in Stafford on a monthly basis. Dr Rao has a keen interest in cosmetic orthodontics (Six Month Smiles and Invisalign) and complex smile makeovers using teeth whitening, porcelain crowns and veneers.

The Bristol Post Newspaper Article July 2013

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Mark Gillis

BDS MFDS RCS Dip Implant Dentisty – General Dentistry – (Sedation)

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Graduated from the University of Bristol in 1999. Following this he trained as a senior house officer in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Royal United Hospital in bath for three years developing his surgical skills, including the removal of wisdom teeth and the treatment of anxious patients using intravenous sedation. During this time Mark achieved Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons of England. Mark has provided patients with the option of dental treatment using sedation since 1999 and is a member of the Society for the Advancement of Anaesthesia in Dentistry. Mark has also completed a 3 year course in Implant Dentistry at the Eastman Dental Institute.

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Joseph McGill

BDS MSC FDSRCPS M Orth RCS, MSc (Orthodontics)

Joe graduated in 1992 from the University of Glasgow and remained in the city for vocational training in general dentistry. A year of study at Newcastle Dental School then led to a Masters Degree (MSc) in Restorative Dentistry in 1994. During a further two years in the hospital system, he gained a Fellowship in Dental Surgery achieving the award for best performance in those examinations for 1995. In 1996 Joseph was appointed as a specialist registrar at Bristol Dental Hospital and completed his Membership in Orthodontics there in 1999 and a further Masters Degree by Research in 2000. Joe is responsible for all Orthodontic treatments.

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Massimo Giovarruscio

Dip Dent Roma, Specialist Endodontist

Dr Massimo Giovarruscio has vast experience in aesthetic dentistry, endodontics and restorative dentistry. He is a highly skilled professional with more than 18 years of dental experience under his belt. He has a reputation within the dental profession as an excellent endodontist, clinician and postgraduate lecturer. As well as being a GDC accredited specialist in endodontics, Massimo currently teaches endodontics at King’s College London Dental Institute, imparting his knowledge onto both undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Massimo specialises in the restoration of endodontically treated teeth as well as endodontic treatment itself. He uses the operating microscope to carry out his work and is regarded as an opinion leader in the field of endodontics. He lectures globally and has had many articles published in international journals. Massimo has written a number of endodontic manuals and chapters. His colleagues recognise him for his proactive and innovative approach, as well as his professionalism and exceptional talent.

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Dr Bhavya Mohan

Associate Dentist

Bhavya qualified as a Dentist in 2005 and gained her periodontal specialist qualification in Sheffield (UK)in 2012.
She is proficient in all aspects of non-surgical and surgical periodontal treatment including bone regeneration and treatment of gum related problems such as recession and gummy smile.
Following her periodontology training she embarked on restorative training at Sheffield University covering aspects of implant dentistry and treatment of patient with tooth wear and occlusal problems.
Her 9 years plus experience of dental practice and above training has contributed to her well rounded skills for a holistic patient centred approach to treatment.
Bhavya’s approach to periodontal therapy is centred on creating an understanding of the importance of good periodontal health. By achieving this, and subsequent patient motivation, a non-surgical solution can often be found, however where necessary she uses surgical periodontal therapy to attain optimalresults.

She is committed to her speciality and has undertaken extensive research related to a novel diode laser for the treatment of periodontal disease in immunocompromised patients.
She has presented her research in European society of Periodontal meeting in Austria in 2012.
She is a member of the British Society of Periodontology, International team for implantology and European Federation of Periodontology and regularly attends CPD updates to upkeeps her knowledge and skills in periodontology, Implantology and general dentistry. Bhavya has taught at both Sheffield and Bristol Dental Hospital on undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and is currently mentoring general dental practitioners and hygienist in the south west of England.
She currently works as a periodontal specialist in various practices in Bristol, Oxford, Newbury, Somerset and Swindon areas.

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Dr Richard Field

Associate Dentist

Dr Richard Field is a rising dentist with a keen interest in minimally invasive cosmetic dentistry. He graduated from the University of Glasgow, passing his course with Honours. Soon after, he studied in Surrey for his foundation year, and for his end of year presentation he was awarded first prize. During his foundation year he also completed a postgraduate course in Primary Care Dentistry, being awarded a certificate with merit in the process.
Among other post-graduate qualifications, Richard has passed a one year course in Cosmetic Dentistry and Aesthetic Restorative Dentistry, taken at the London-based Advanced Dental Seminars.
Dr Field is a very influential dentist, being a key opinion leader for DMG and was voted the 30th Most Influential Dentist by his peers in the UK in 2015. He has also taught lectures on the treatment of visible white spots on teeth, using the Icon resin infiltration technique. Richard is also a member of the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and is a member of the Young Dentist and Education committees, among others.
Dr Field received an award for Best Young Dentist UK at the annual Dentistry Awards in 2014.

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