David Fisher, Specialty Doctor in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

 

Mr David Fisher

Specialty Doctor in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, BDS, MFDS RCPS.

Professional Background

Mr Fisher graduated from the University of Liverpool in 1998 with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS).

He became a Member of the Faculty of Dental Surgery at Glasgow in 2002 (MFDS RCPS).

As a specialty doctor in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery for UHMBT, he works from both Royal Lancaster Infirmary and Westmorland General Hospital sites.

Professional Memberships

British Dental Association

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

British Association of Oral Surgeons

Oral and Maxillofacial Glossary

Cutaneous Malignancy - A cancerous growth on your skin

Dentinogenesis Imperfecta - Genetic disorder that causes clear or discoloured teeth

Dentoalveolar - Teeth structure and supporting sockets within the mouth

Endodontics - Study and treatment of the mouth's tissues (pulp)

GDP - This stands for General Dental Practioner, the dentist who you see regularly

Hypodontia - Missing teeth due to their failure to develop

Malocclusion - Misalignment of upper and lower when mouth is closed

Maxillofacial - Conditions that affect the jaw and face

Odontological - Scientific study of prevention and cure of diseases of teeth and tissues

Orthodontics - Dentistry treatment concerned with jaw and teeth alignment

Orthognathic Surgery - Surgery to correct conditions of the jaw and face

Periodontology - Study and treatment of the gums

Prosthodontics - Restoration of teeth through fixed or removable implants, such as dentures or crowns

Temporomandibular Joint Disorders (TMJ) - Pain and restricted movement of the jaw

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