Dr. Ian Reynolds
BDS (Hons) NUI, MFDS RCSEd, PgCert (Rest) KCL, DChDent (Periodontics) TCD | EFP
Dr. Ian Reynolds graduated with honours from Cork University Dental School & Hospital. On completion of his undergraduate training he undertook a comprehensive one-year vocational training post through the Edinburgh Dental Institute.
Subsequently he moved to London and worked between hospital and general dental practice for several years. He obtained his membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh and also completed Postgraduate training in Restorative Dentistry with distinction from the world-renowned Kings College London.
On returning to Ireland, he was selected for a coveted position on the three year full time clinical doctorate program in Periodontology at Trinity College Dublin.
What is a Periodontist?
A Periodontist specialises in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of periodontal (gum) diseases.
Generally, Periodontics is the treatment of diseases associated with the gums and other conditions affecting the health of the soft tissues and bone in the mouth. These disease processed can damage attachment fibres and bone resulting in tooth mobility and potentially, tooth loss.
Periodontics covers a range of different services:
- Management of gum disease
- Scaling and root debridement
- Grafting procedures (bone/gingiva)
- Crown lengthening
- Guided tissue and bone regeneration
- Dental implant placement
What to Expect
What can I expect during a visit with my Periodontist?
Dr. Reynolds can provide the full range of periodontal treatments including non-surgical and surgical management of periodontal disease. He is proficient in all aspects of implant therapy utilizing Zimmer Biomet dental implants for his surgery. This is a leading global brand in implantology.
Dr. Reynolds applies a minimally invasive and micro-surgical approach to much of his surgery. He is excited by the advancement of digital technology in dentistry and how this aspect of technology can improve patient outcomes. He is passionate about working in a specialist environment with the goal of achieving the optimum result for his patients.