Patient Care Manager and Head of Reception

Gem joined The Implant Experts in July 2015, after working as a receptionist in a busy general dental practice. She was keen to be involved in the exciting world of implant dentistry and to join the specialised team at The Implant Experts. Gem especially enjoys being the first point of contact for new patients, making them feel welcome and supported throughout their course of treatment. After three years on reception, Gem has become our Patient Care Manager and Head of Reception. In her spare time, Gem enjoys spending time with her friends and family, and long country walks with her two dogs.

Anthony Bendkowski (GDC No. 57249)

Anthony Bendkowski or ‘Ben’ to his team, is a specialist in oral surgery in practice limited to implant reconstructive surgery in London and the South East of England. He qualified from University College Hospital Dental School, London in 1982 and subsequently gained extensive experience in both hospital and practice-based oral surgery.

He has over twenty five years of experience in both the surgical and restorative management of implant cases. He has a keen interest in all aspects of dental education and has lectured on and run bone augmentation and implant training courses, as well as lecturing on business skills for successful implant practice for a number of years. He is a Past President of the Association of Dental Implantology (UK) and an examiner for the Edinburgh Diploma in Implant Dentistry as well as for Membership in Oral Surgery for the Royal College of Surgeons, England.

Clinically Ben undertakes all aspects of implant treatment, including Teeth in a Day/All on 4 surgery, aesthetic anterior tooth replacement, and complex cases involving extensive bone reconstruction.

In his spare time he is a keen pilot and can regularly be seen flying his vintage WW II aircraft in airshows. Ben also enjoys playing guitar badly with a local band, ‘Leaky Tap’.