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Dr Tawfik is an experienced Oral Surgeon with a sound academic background. He is a King’s Graduate and undertook a PhD on the Prediction of Oral Cancer at the Eastman Dental Institute, University of London. His research was published and presented at national and international scientific conferences.
He works as a Consultant Oral Surgeon at several NHS hospitals and teaches Oral Surgery at both Guy’s and King’s College Hospitals, London.
Dr Tawfik has a Diploma in Conscious Sedation and therefore is very experienced in dealing with anxious dental patients. He is a dynamic member of King’s College multidisciplinary team for management of Facial Pain, and regularly lectures about this subject at international meetings. He actively contributes to the training of junior dentists and runs Oral Surgery courses in the UK and abroad.
He has a special interest in surgical removal of wisdom teeth and jaw cysts, pre-prosthetic & cosmetic surgeries of the jaw and management of facial pain, dental implant surgery, bone augmentation and in managing a variety of Oral Surgery conditions under procedural anaesthesia.
Areas of interest
Management of Anxious Patients; Surgery of impacted (wisdom) teeth; Facial Pain; Dento-alveolar Surgery; Dental / oral implants; Conscious Sedation; Management of Mouth Ulcers;Temporomandibular joint management (TMJ); Management of Oral Infections; Treatment of Jaw Cysts; White lesions of the oral mucosa and tongue; Orthodontic (surgical) Services.
- Andrea Crawford
- BMI Hendon Hospital 46-50 Sunny Gardens Road LONDON NW4 1RP
- 020 8457 4572
Current NHS consultant posts held
King George Hospital, Essex
Guy's & King's College Hospitals, London
Oral Cancer & Precancerous Lesions
White lesions affecting mouth & tongue
Facial Pain & TMJ Disfunction
Wisdom Teeth Surgery
Functional dento-alveolar surgery
Oral & Facial Pain
Dental Phobia & Anxiety
White lesions of the mouth and tongue
Burning & dry mouth conditions
Dental implants & bone augmentation
Tawfik K, Heidari E, Craig D and Tawfik A: Hungry for nothing: Should dental patients fast prior to conscious sedation? SAAD Digest, 31: 7-10; 2015.
Tawfik A M., El-Labban N G and Lee K W. Alteration in stereological density parameters of the mucosal vascular bed during neoplastic transformation in sublingual keratosis. Pathol. Res. Pract. 184: 519-524; 1989.
Tawfik A M., El-Labban N G, and Barber P M. Mast cells containing melanin granules in sublingual Keratosis. J. Oral Med. Pathol. 16: 108-111; 1987.
Tawfik A M; El Labban N G and Barber P M. Phagocytosis of Melanin Granules by Mast Cells. An Ultrastructural Study. Proc. XIth Int Cong on Electron Microscopy. 11: 3547-3548; 1986.
Courses offered to GPs
Oral Surgery in primary care settings
Differential Diagnosis of Facial Pain
Management of Dental Phobia
When do you refer to an oral surgeon?
Dental implant is a multidisciplinary management
Details of entry to specialist register
- Oral Surgery, 2000
Affiliations / memberships
British Association of Oral Surgeons (BAOS)
International Association for the Study of Pain
Society for the Advancement of Anaesthesia in Dentistry (SAAD)
Dental Sedation Teachers Group (DSTG)
Association of Dental Implantology (ADI)
British Dental Association (BDA)
Royal College of Surgeons (RCS Ireland, RCS Edinburgh)
- 94 Harley Street London W1G 7HX
- 14:00 - 17:30
- 020 8906 3963
- BMI Hendon Hospital46-50 Sunny Gardens...
- 09:00 - 12:30
- 020 8457 4572
- Bupa Centre Canary Wharf (Crossrail...
- 09:00 - 12:30
- 020 8457 4500
Post treatment communication
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