Dr Mark Tangri - The Early Years
In 2003, Mark qualified as a Bachelor in Dental Surgery (BDS Bham) and was recommended to the General Dental Council for admission to the council’s register (82048). Mark immediately joined the Scott Arms Dental Practice in July 2003, working alongside and learning from, experienced private general dental practitioners and completed his General Practice Vocational Training in 2005, winning national prizes for his clinical skills and the quality of his technical work.
In 2004, Mark became an active member of the Sandwell Local Dental Committee, a committee with multiple roles, including an advisory board for the NHS. He now performs practice inspections on behalf of the NHS and former Primary Care Trust. He became the lead dental assessor in 2008, with a special role in assessing sedation practices.
In 2005, Mark was selected ahead of numerous other dentists and was awarded a training post as a Senior House Officer at the University Hospital of North Staffordshire. Mark worked long and hard hours, gaining immense surgical skills. He worked in the Accident and Emergency department, treating all forms of facial trauma working alongside Plastics and ENT colleagues. Mark all but lived in the hospital’s surgical theatres, performing and assisting operations; including advanced dento-alveolarsurgery, congenital facial deformities and head and neck cancers. Mark was awarded The Diploma in Membership to the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (MFDS RCS Ed) in 2006, in recognition of the development and depth of his surgical knowledge and skills.
Dr. Mark Tangri - Qualifications
MFDS RCS (Edin)
MJDF RCS (Eng)
Cert Surg Lead (Harvard Medical School)
Dip Con Sed (KCL)
M Clin Dent (Perio)
Dip Imp Dent (RCSEd)
M Perio RCSEd
Harvard Medical School Global Surgical Leadership Scholar.
UK Ambassador for Royal College Of Surgeons Of Edinburgh.
Expert in sleep dentistry, gum disease & complex implant dentistry.
Mark returned to private practice in 2006. He continued to work hard, caring for his patients and learn from some of the most skilled practitioners in the world, travelling to the USA, Spain, France, Italy, Switzerland, Germany, and across the UK. He studied with Prof. Michael Wise (UK), Dr. John Bassett(USA), Dr. Roy Higson (UK), Dr. Patrick Palacci (France), Prof. Markus Hurzeler (Germany) and Dr. Ashok Sethi (UK).
“To be the best, you must learn from the best.”
During the coming years Mark honed his clinical skills, focusing his time on a tighter niche area. Mark’s aim is to be the best he can be at what he does. He recognizes his greatest skills are caring for anxious and nervous patients with sedation and performing advanced surgical procedures, including bone grafting, sinus grafting, and implant placement. Mark also carries out all his own cosmetic and aesthetic restorative work.
Mark’s other passion is teaching. He lectures to fellow postgraduate dentists, undergraduate dentists and dental technicians, on surgical skills, implant restoration techniques and occlusion. Mark was selected as a Vocational Trainer for the West Midlands Scheme for 2009, 2010 and 2011, training newly qualified dentists.
“I believe it is important to give back to my professional colleagues in the form of sharing my knowledge and experience.”
In 2012 Mark was awarded his Diploma in Membership to the Joint Dental Faculty of the Royal College of Surgeons (MJDF RCS (UK)), in recognition of his professional dedication.
Now in private practice, Mark has a strong patient base of loyal patients, whom he is dedicated to caring for; he looks after all members of society, with an ever increasing number of celebrities and public figures, including judges and footballers.
Mark invites and accepts referrals for all forms of basic and advanced surgery, periodontology, cosmetic restoration and treatment under sedation. He has a large referral base from both current patients, via word of mouth, and fellow dental professionals.
Outside of dentistry, Mark a devoted father to his two boys, Benjamin and William. He gives generously to his community and was invited to be a governor of his former school in 2007. He is now Chair of the buildings committee and is Vice Chair of the governing body.