Dr Ricky Bhopal
- BDS (Hons)
- MFDS RCSEd PGDip (Endo)
- MClinDent Prosthodontics (Distinction)
- MPros RCSEd M.Prostho RCSEng
Ricky graduated as a dentist from the University of Manchester with BDS Honours in 2014 and was the recipient of the prestigious Charles H Preston prize medal. Ricky attained multiple awards and prizes for achieving; the highest in finals, highest overall student over the 5 year Dentistry course, distinction in case presentations and was also awarded the outstanding academic achievement award for being in the top 0.5% of students at the University of Manchester.
Since qualifying, Ricky has had a range of experience in both dental practices and in hospitals. He worked as an Oral & Maxillofacial Senior House Officer at Northampton General Hospital, where he developed his oral surgery skills. He went on to gain Membership in Faculty of Dental Surgery with the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2015. Ricky achieved a Diploma in Endodontology (Root canals) in 2016 before embarking on a 4 year specialist program in the field of prosthodontics at Guy's Hospital/ King's College London.
During his specialism, Ricky developed a passion for providing crowns, bridges, dentures and all aspects of implant dentistry. Ricky graduated from his specialist training with Distinction and is one of the few specialist prosthodontists in the UK who has passed membership with both Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh and England. Ricky's commitment to the dental profession is displayed through his enthusiasm for teaching and works as a mentor to young dentists as well as teaching on an implant course.
Outside of dentistry, Ricky has a keen interest in fashion and plays an active role in his family clothing business. He has two mischievous dogs, Max (the Siberian Husky) and Ghost (German Shepherd) who love to take him for walks! Ricky enjoys DIY and keeping fit by visiting the gym and is part of a local Bhangra (Punjabi folk dance) team.
GDC Number: 252243