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About me

Malcolm Levinkind

Dr Malcolm Levinkind BDS, MSc, PhD, FDS RCS

After qualifying from University College Hospital in 1978, I spent a short period working in both the general practice and the hospital sector in the UK before moving to South Africa where I worked for two years in private practice. I returned to the UK to start my MSc in Paediatric Dentistry under Professor Winter at the Eastman Dental Hospital. Following which I spent over 12 years working as a full-time Lecturer and was promoted to Senior Lecturer at the Royal London Hospital. As part of my duties I was in charge of the children’s dental trauma unit and the clinical aspects of the MSc in Paediatric Dentistry.

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My Philosophy

As every child is unique, my philosophy extends far beyond just diagnosing a dental problem and treating teeth.

I was originally taught a very mechanical, surgical approach; diagnosing the problem, remove it and replace the missing tissue. During my 30 years of clinical practice, I’ve learned that this approach is limited. My philosophy as a specialist Paediatric Dentist has evolved as I have come to realise the importance of treating the whole person and seeing the connection between a person’s body, their teeth, lifestyle and their general health.

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