Meet the Team – Bishopton
Since graduating from the University of Glasgow Dental School John has worked in general practice. He was awarded entry into the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in 2018 following the completion of the MFDS post-graduate
John has a keen interest in enjoy restorative/cosmetic dentistry and has recently been accepted onto an MSc programme at the University of Birmingham to further develop his skills in this field.
Dr Philip Friel
(Practice Limited to Dental Implantology)
Philip’s professional career has resulted from a long held passion for the study of dentistry and especially cosmetic enhancement work. Having graduated from Glasgow University with degrees in anatomy (1998) and dental surgery (2000), he
attained membership to the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh in 2004. In 2009 he was awarded entry to Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow without examination.
Philip has a particular interest in dental implantology, including bone grafting, immediate implant placement and loading together with soft tissue surgery and has completed years of focused implant training and ongoing personal
development in the area to ensure he can offer the best possible standard of patient treatment and care.
His strong commitment to continued education means he travels extensively to train with and learn from globally recognised pioneers and experts of advanced cosmetic and implant techniques.
Philip has been actively involved with the Association of Dental Implantology (ADI) UK since around 2005 and is the immediate Past President of the Association.
Philip is a member of a number of key professional organisations.
GDC Number: 77637
Amanda qualified from Glasgow Caledonian University in 2013 and has been with SDC Group since April 2016.
Her aim is to help our patients improve their oral health and she prides herself on being gentle yet thorough. Amanda particularly enjoys working with patients who find visiting the clinic stressful as she really wishes it to be a positive