BDS (Lond) FDSRCS.Eng
Dip Implant Dent RCS.Eng, Advanced Cert in Implant Dentistry, RCS Eng.
GDC No. 66142
GDC Registered Specialist in Oral Surgery
Bupa Registered Consultant Oral Surgeon (Reg No 66142)
Sanjay Chopra qualified in 1990 from the Royal London Hospital, and was a part time lecturer there in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery for over six years. He attained his Fellowship in 1993 from the Royal College of Surgeons and is a GDC Registered Specialist in Oral Surgery and is registered on the Bupa list of Consultant Oral Surgeons. He was amongst the first delegates to complete the highly acclaimed FGDP Diploma and Advanced Certificate in Implant Dentistry at the Royal College of Surgeons in 2004, and is a Tutor, Lecturer and Examiner on this prestigious course. Since mid 2008 he has also led tutor training sessions when new tutors have been appointed by the FGDP.
Sanjay is an Examiner in Implant dentistry at the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh. He is a member of the SAB ( Speciality Advisory Board) in Implant Dentistry at the Royal College of Surgeon, Edinburgh.This group helps ensure the examination is "fit for purpose". The Advisory Board is also expected to respond to various requests by the College to provide comment where appropriate to different issues.
Sanjay worked in Hospitals and Specialist Practice for several years before establishing the Highland View Dental Surgeries in 1995, two private specialist referral centre's in Essex offering Implants, Oral Surgery and Sedation.He lectures nationally and internationally on Implant Dentistry, Oral Surgery, Sedation and 3D imaging techniques. He also acts as a mentor for many dental surgeons who wish to embark on the exciting field of Implant Dentistry offering them one-to-one and small group training and live surgery.
Sanjay was invited as a full member and a representative from the Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) to join the newly formed group, the "Intercollegiate Advisory Committee for Sedation in Dentistry" (IACSD). This has been formed by the Faculty of Dental Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons of England, the Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) and the Royal College of Anaesthetists. The aims of the committee were to set standards for the practise of sedation in dentistry in the UK. Sanjay was honoured to be part of this group and will be working hard to promote its aims for the best interest of patients.
Sanjay was then invited to join the Independent Expert Group for Training and Standards in Sedation for Dentistry (IEGTSSD) where he helped develop new CPD guidance for dentists performing sedation, and a training Syllabus for advanced sedation techniques for adult and paediatric patients. These documents have now been published, and he presented the CPD document at the SAAD conference in September 2011, where over 200 delegates from around the world attended. See under "Publications" or www.saad.org.uk
As an experienced sedationist Sanjay has also been appointed as a workplace reporter and supervisor for the General Medical Council to help with training doctors in Dental Sedation techniques.
Sanjay is an experienced SAAD trained sedationist and a member of the Dental Sedation Teachers Group and has a special interest in complex aesthetic dental implant rehabilitation on nervous patients. He has offered surgical and restorative implant treatment since 1995 and has attended numerous advanced implant training courses both in the UK and abroad in the USA, Germany, Sweden, Denmark and the Far East.