Dr Tarun Nagpal works as a speciality dentist in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in hospitals and in private dental practices. He currently works across London, Surrey, Kent & Oxford providing Oral surgery and sedation services for anxious patients.
He prides himself on providing patient centred-care with an empathetic approach. He believes open and honest communication is the key to dental care and that this allows patients to be at ease in the dental chair. He is a keen advocate for reducing anxiety as a barrier to patients receiving dental care in general practice.
Dr Nagpal received his BDS from Kings College London and worked as a dentist in Surrey. He then completed 4 years in Oral and Maxillofacial roles across London gaining his current skill set and his sedation accreditation.
Dr Nagpal has a keen interest in postgraduate education to further his knowledge. He is a member of the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh and the London regional representative for BAOS (British Association of Oral Surgeons). He has a Postgraduate Diploma in Primary Dental Care as well as a Postgraduate Certificate in Education.
Dr Nagpal performs a range of oral surgery procedures in a general dental practice setting including wisdom tooth removal, surgical tooth extractions, soft tissue surgery, functional botulinum toxin and more.
He is a member of several societies that allow him to maintain his practice to the current gold standards. These include SAAD (Sedation in Dentistry), BAOS (British Association of Oral Surgeons), BDA (British Dental Association) and ISDAM (International Society for Dental Anxiety Management).
In his personal time Dr Nagpal is the healthcare clinical lead for the charity Nishkam SWAT. Their main purpose is to provide selfless service for those less fortunate across the world. He has featured in the media discussing homelessness and the exclusion they currently experience.
Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
· All routine dento-alveolar extractions
· Surgical removal of wisdom teeth
· Removal of buried roots
· Orthodontic required extractions
· TMJD management including the use of Botox
· Intravenous (IV) midazolam sedation for anxiety during dental treatment