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Consultant oral surgeon. Royal College of Surgeons of England - regional speciality advisor. Member of Specialist Training Committee in oral surgery. Member of Specialist Advisory Committee in oral surgery. Past President British Association of Oral Surgeons. Undertaking PhD in third molar surgery
Areas of interest
Wisdom teeth removal; Dental implants; Complex dental extractions; Orthodontic oral surgery; Paediatric oral surgery; Apicectomies; Oral lumps / bumps
Anaesthetists worked with (Bupa members, please ask your consultant whether your anaesthetist is fee-assured)
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Oral Surgeon, Guy's & St Thomas's NHS Foundation Trust. London. Senior Specialist Clinical Teacher, King's College London.
Third molar surgery: clinical indications and clinical outcomes.
Golf, skiing, sailing, WWII history & philosophy
McArdle LW, Renton T. Distal cervical caries in the mandibular second molar: an indication for the prophylactic removal of the third molar? BJOMS 2005; 44: 42-45.
McArdle LW. Oral Surgery: An Assured Future. Bulletin of The Royal College of Surgeons of England, Volume 91, Number 5, May 2009 , pp. 175-175(1)
McArdle LW, Renton T. The effects of NICE guidelines on the management of third molar teeth. Br Dent J. 2012 Sep 7;213(5):E8. doi: 10.1038/sj.bdj.2012.780.
Renton T, McArdle LW. Postgraduate training and educational opportunities for oral surgery in the UK. FDJ 2013: Vol 4, issue 2: 49-57.
McArdle LW. NICE and the third molar debate. FDJ 2013: Vol 4, issue 4: 166-171. Doi 10.1308/204268513X13776914744718
McArdle LW, et al. Distal cervical caries in the mandibular second molar: an indication for the prophylactic removal of third molar teeth? Update. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg (2013), http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bjoms.2013.11.007
- BDS University of Glasgow 1987
- MSc (Med Sci) University of Glasgow 1994
- FDSRCS(Eng) Royal College of Surgeons of England 1991
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- President British Association of Oral Surgeons 2008
- Speciality Advisor Royal College of Surgeons of England 2014
- Representative Specialist Advisory Committee Royal College of Surgeons of England 2014
Details of entry to specialist register
- Oral Surgery, 2001
Affiliations / memberships
- Bupa Dental Centre Bank, EC3V 3QQ
- 14:00 - 17:30
- 020 7200 5800
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
Mr Louis McArdle