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 is currently serving a second term on the Council of the British Society of Periodontology (BSP). Phil has had papers published in the Journal of Clinical Periodontology, Dental Update, Dental Practice and Independent Dentistry and is on the editorial board of Dental Health.
He lectures throughout the UK, usually with Graham Smart (current BSP President), and with Graham is responsible for the periodontal components of the FGDP(UK) Diploma in Restorative Dentistry and the Kent University MSc in Primary Dental Care.
As a periodontist Newbury, he was selected to co-present the British Society of Periodontology Roadshow 2008/9 at various venues in the UK and in May 2009 will co-present Talking Points 2009, sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline, in 11 UK cities.
Philip Ower BDS MSC MGDSRCS, Qualified: UK, GDC Number: 52722