Dr Stuart Clarke BDS(Dundee)MFDS(Edin) MSC ClinOrth (Warwick)
Orthodontic and Cosmetic Dentist , Tongue Tie Surgeon
Special Interest Areas :
- Composite Bonding
- Infant tongue tie repair ( Ankyloglossia)
- Orthodontics ( braces for children & adults )
- Clear aligners ( Invisalign)
- Oral Surgery
Dr Clarke graduated from Dundee University in 2009.
Following this he has worked in a variety of hospital, general practice and specialist settings .
Successfully completed his DCT3 and MFDS before obtaining membership to the Royal College of Surgeon of Edinburgh in 2011. He completed a clinical MSc in Orthodontics from the University of Warwick and is currently in his final year of a 7 year PGDipOrtho to further enhance his orthodontic skill set.
Dr Clarke works with the South Eastern Trust of Northern Ireland, providing training to midwifery students in diagnosis and treatment of infant tongue ties. Repair of infant tongue ties is something Dr Clarke has a particular interest in, and is currently writing a dissertation paper on the effects and best treatment for this condition. Parents may contact us directly or request a referral from their medical provider. Assessment and treatment can be undertaken on the same day and Dr Clarke is always happy to discuss all aspects of treatment and aftercare in full.
He is a registered provider of clear aligners for straightening teeth, alongside providing adult and child orthodontics using fixed metal or aesthetic ceramic braces. This can be paired with tooth whitening and composite bonding to achieve the best smile for each patient.
Composite bonding has become one of the biggest areas of cosmetic dentistry in recent years , Dr Clarke particularly enjoys reshaping peg shaped lateral teeth & midline diastema ( gap ) closure with composite . Dr Clarke provides the full range of composite bonding techniques including edge bonding , tooth reshaping & composite veneers .
His oral surgery clinic sees patients within Frazer Dental as well accepting referrals from other practices. Complex extractions, wisdom tooth removal and other soft tissue surgeries are undertaken with an emphasis on making the experience as gentle and comfortable for the patient as possible. Often seeing patients who have been too anxious to be seen elsewhere.
Dr Clarke believes everyone deserves to have a smile they are happy with, in a friendly and relaxed environment.
In his free time Dr Clarke enjoys spending time with his young family & playing sports especially skiing.