Dr. Peter Crossey
BSc BDS MFGDP RCS ENG
Dr Peter Crossey is a Principal Dentist in Mount Oriel Dental Care and has been an integral part of the practice for over 20 years.
Peter graduated as a dentist from Queens University Belfast in 1992. As an undergraduate Peter also completed a degree in Biochemistry and received a Nuffield Scholarship for research into Neuropeptide action in pain transmission. Peter was first employed in the School of Dentistry at the Royal Group of Hospitals after graduation as a dentist.
Peter served as Northern Ireland Secretary for the British Dental Association in the 1998-2001 triennium. At this time Peter was also employed as a Clinical Teaching assistant in the Queens University School of Dentistry. Continuing Professional Development included completion of a year course in Dental Implantology in 2004. Peter became a Member of the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners (MFGDP UK) of the Royal College of surgeons by examination from 2004-2007. Subsequently Peter was invited and became an examiner for the MJDF exam in the Royal College of Surgeons of England, serving from 2008-2012. Peter has recently become accredited in the use of the Inman Aligner Anterior orthodontic technique. This compliments the principles of Minimally Invasive Dentistry and makes the orthodontic part of cosmetic dentistry that is Alignment, Bleaching and Bonding even more accessible to our patients.
Peter has expanded his interest and training in Minimally Invasive Dentistry to include Air Abrasion for tooth preparation...Drill free dentistry has arrived! At the more reconstructive end of the spectrum Peter has over 10 years experience in Dental Implantology and bone grafting in oral rehabilitation. Another area of interest for Peter is the use of high magnification digital photography in the diagnosis of oral conditions. Completing on average 100 hours of continuing professional development per annum Peter retains a keen interest in dental innovation and product development and practises dentistry at the cutting edge of internationally recognised modern dental techniques. Peter uses the Ankylos (Friadent) system of implants and is Denplan Excel accredited and RQIA registered. Peter is a member of the BDA,IAAD the ADI and FGDP and is Inman Aligner accredited.
Peter is married to Nadine and they have four young children, two boys and two girls.
GDC Number: 68229