Dr. Nicholas Goodacre

Nick is one of few clinicians in the country to be trained in both medicine and dentistry.

Dr Nicholas Goodacre

Implant Dentist

Nick is one of few clinicians in the country to be trained in both medicine and dentistry. He trained in dentistry at King’s College, London, graduating in 1999. He progressed immediately to a prestigious surgical training post at King’s College Hospital. He has worked and trained in Oral surgery and Maxillofacial Surgery for a total of 6 years.

He was awarded membership to the Faculty of Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2001. He then read medicine at Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas’ whilst simultaneously holding a teaching post in surgical dentistry for 4 years.

He has trained in implant dentistry in the United States, including bone grafting and sinus lift procedures. Nick is a member of the Association of Dental Implantologists in the UK and regularly attends lectures and conferences on all aspects of implantology to maintain his knowledge in this field. Nick uses 3D digital scans of the mouth in combination with CBCT (3D X-rays) to achieve precise planning for implant placement and the use of 3D printed surgical guides during implant surgery.

Highly experienced in Oral Surgery, Implantology and Aesthetic dentistry in combination with CAD CAM, full digital workflow and same day ceramic restorations.

Nick has been at the forefront of same day dentistry using 3D intraoral scanning technology (3shape Trios) to design and mill ceramic restorations. He is a Beta-tester for 3shape allowing The Wellington Clinic to be at the forefront of digital dentistry.

Special interest: Dental implants, CAD CAM technology

He is a member of the General Dental Council, General Medical Council and the Association of Dental Implantologists.