Dr Abid Faqir
Special Interest in Restorative Dentistry & Implantology
BDS (Glasg 1999),
MSc (medsci, Glasg 2003)
GDC No. 75815
Abid graduated from the Glasgow Dental School before undertaking his diploma of membership of the faculty of dental surgery in Edinburgh and a masters degree at Glasgow University. He has trained with the best all over the world and limits his practice to implants and the management of complex restorative cases having placed over 1500 implants.
Abid has a particular interest in immediate loading and is the first surgeon outside London to carry out the NobelGuide Teeth-in-a-Hour™. Abid has also recently been appointed as an advisor for the British Society of Implantology. He has also been appointed to the editorial board for the publication Implant Dentistry and is part of a worldwide multicenter working group researching aspects of implantology.
Abid was voted 47th most influential person in dentistry in 2007. He was also recently awarded first place at the Nobel Biocare World tour in London presenting a Nobel Guide "teeth in an hour™ case study'. He was recently voted best young dentist in Scotland. He publishes regularly in dental journals and appears regularly in the media for his pioneering work. In the 2008 poll for most influential person in dentistry he was voted 37th. He is a trainer for NobelGuide and NobelActive. He has also recently been appointed trustee for the riverside museum appeal and is regularly involved in charity events.