Dr. Shamir B. Mehta graduated from the King’s College London Dental Institute (KCLDI) with Distinction in 1996, after having also gained a scholarship to complete an Intercalated BSc in 1993 in Basic Medical Sciences with Physiology & Pharmacology (with First Class Honours). In 2005 he completed his Master of Clinical Dentistry in Fixed & Removable Prosthodontics awarded with Distinction by University of London. He is also a Member of the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners (UK).
Currently, he is Partner in two Practices in North West London, a Senior Clinical Teacher and The Deputy Programme Director for the MSc In Aesthetic Dentistry at the KCLDI. He is also an Independent Clinical Adviser/ Expert, taking instructions primarily form the General Dental Council (UK).
Dr. Shamir Mehta has gained a number of peer reviewed publications, including a series on ‘The Management of Cracked Tooth Syndrome’ and a further series entitled ‘ The Current Concepts in the Management of Tooth Wear’ both of which were published the British Dental Journal. He has also published his clinical research data relating to the performance ofFibre Resin Posts to restore endodontically treated teeth (2008; Br Dent J) as well the results for a novel technique to help diagnose and treat incompletely fractured teeth, utilizing the concept of Relative Axial Movement (2014; Jour of Dent). In addition, he has written over 20 non-peer reviewed articles and has contributed a Chapter on Patient Examination and Assessment in the ‘Essentials of Esthetic Dentistry’, N.H.F. Wilson, Volume 1, Elsevier. He is also currently co-authoring/editing a textbook in Aesthetic Dentistry ‘Practical Procedures in Aesthetic Dentistry, Wiley-Blackwell’.Dr. Shamir Mehta is an internal examiner for both undergraduate and postgraduate courses at the KCLDI and on the Panel of Reviewers for the Dental Update.
The Management of Tooth Wear; The Diagnosis and Management of Cracked teeth; Occlusion and Adhesive Dentistry.