The Briars Dental Centre - Philip Ower
About Philip Ower
Phil Ower, periodontist Newbury, qualified from King’s London in 1978. He joined the RAF after qualifying and was a general dental practitioner until taking an MSc in Periodontology in 1992, after which he was RAF Adviser in Periodontology and ran the RAF School of Dental Hygiene. After leaving the RAF he lectured at the Eastman Dental Institute and worked in several specialist practices. For 10 years he worked alongside Bernie Kieser at the Periodontal Practice in London and now practices solely at the Briars Dental Centre in Newbury. He is on the GDC’s Specialist Register. For 10 years Phil Ower was an examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons of England (MGDS) and has served two terms on the Council of the British Society of Periodontology (BSP). He is BSP President-elect 2015-16. Phil has had papers published in the Journal of Clinical Periodontology, Dental Update, Dental Practice and Independent Dentistry and has served on the editorial boards of Dental Health and Primary Dental Care. He lectures throughout the UK and internationally and is responsible for the periodontal components of the FGDP(UK) Diploma in Restorative Dentistry.