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Dentist Mark Durnall

Mark Durnall

DENTIST - BDS, DPDS

Mark Durnall

DENTIST GDC No: 77678

Mark moved to Cornwall with his wife Stella in January 2008, so that they could raise their young family in one of the most beautiful areas of the country. He cycled from lands end to john O’groats in 2009 for MNDA and has not been on a bike since, you are more likely to find him on a golf course or spending time with his family.

Mark has always said that Dentistry is his hobby, he loves his job! He is passionate about dentistry, and hopes that this shows in his work. He is continually pushing himself to advance his skills and keep up with the latest technologies, as you can read below.

Mark believes that trust is the cornerstone to building relationship with his clients and uses digital imagery, 3D CT scans and bespoke models to help build this trust quickly.

Mark graduated from Bristol University in 2000. In 2005 he became one of the first practitioners in the UK of Clearstep the invisible brace and continues to provide clear aligner braces. In 2006 he completed a three-year diploma in postgraduate dental studies, which had special interests in oral surgery, sedation and prosthetics.

2008 he became a full member of the BACD, the British Association of Cosmetic Dentists. This means Mark has to maintain the highest standard of cosmetic dentistry skills to maintain his membership. Also in 2008, he finished the General Implant Forum and Training (GIFT) implant course run by Warwick University.

In 2009 he began his studies into occlusion (the way we bite) with the Dawson clinic from the United States. Mark continued advancing his skills in occlusion at the European Dawson Clinic. He has attended advanced level occlusion courses enabling him to treat complex dental issues like tooth wear and TMJ dysfunction. He uses unique treatments for TMJD. He works closely with his wife Stella who is a spinal specialist physiotherapist in the treatment of complex facial pain.

In 2018 Mark finished his study’s in a European Diploma in Implant Dentistry. This is a practical assessment carried out over 3 years by multiple European Universities. The course was run by world renowned dentists giving the broadest base of knowledge possible.

He is also a member of ITI International Team for Implantology, which sets the protocols for Implant dentistry worldwide. Along with being a member of the EAO, European Association of Osseo-integration. This is a none biased association that looks at all research world wise to do with implants dentistry. Mark uses several implant systems and has done many advanced courses in Implantology. This has enabled him to provide complex procedures such as ‘Teeth in a day’, bone grafting; sinus lifts and gum grafting other clinics cannot offer. Mark places and restores around 250 implants per year, making him one of the most experienced implantologists in the country. He also lectures nationally on implantology, enabling other clinicians to provide implants to their patients.

In 2019 Mark has developed a technique that allows him to deliver teeth in a day normally a 7-8 hr procedure, in under 4hrs. By using digital technology, new implant components and multiple techniques he has learnt over the years. He is the only clinician to be offering this in the country. Highlighting the fact that Mark is continuously pushing himself so that his patients can benefit for receiving world class dental care.

Education & Qualifications

  • BDS (U.Bristol) 2000
  • General Implant Forum and Training (GIFT)
  • International Team for Implantology (ITI)
  • Full Member of the BACD, (British Association of Cosmetic Dentists)
  • Diploma in Postgraduate Dental Studies (DPDS)
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