Our Clinicians

Alfonso Rao

Clinical Director – Dip. Dent Chieti, Dip Implant Dentistry – General Dentistry, Masters In Endodontic Dentistry(Italy)*

Born in Italy, Dr Alfonso Rao graduated with distinction from the University of Chieti. Until 2009, he worked at hospitals in Caserta, Napoli and Pescara as an 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 three year Diploma 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 provides him with the expertise to successfully provide a number of implant solutions to patients including replacing a single tooth, replacing multiple teeth, denture stabilisation using dental implants and the Straumann Pro Arch Teeth in a Day Solution.

He uses state-of-the-art x-ray technology and 3D treatment planning software to ensure precise placement of bone grafts and dental implants.

As well as being a member of the Association of Dental Implantology and ITi he is an accredited Straumann mentor. This enables him to teach implantology on several courses.

Dr Rao also has a keen interest in cosmetic orthodontics (Six Month Smiles and Invisalign) as well as complex smile makeovers using teeth whitening, porcelain crowns and veneers.

* ”Masters In Endodontic Dentistry” is the title of the course Dr Rao completed and does not imply that Dr Rao is on a specialist dentist list 

GDC No 172344

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

Specialist Periodontist

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.

GDC No 110015

Dr Richard Field

BDS (Hons) PgCert
General Dentistry, Aesthetic & Restorative Dentistry

Dr Richard Field graduated with Honours from the University of Glasgow and went on to complete a post-graduate qualification in Primary Care Dentistry, as well as many further courses on Cosmetic & Aesthetic Restorative Dentistry and is a full member of the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. Richard has a keen interest in minimally invasive aesthetic dentistry including composite bonding, anterior alignment orthodontics and white spot removal using Icon resin infiltration.

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