Dr Hesham El-Wakeel

Dr Hesham El-Wakeel

BDS(lond) MFDS MJDF RCS(eng) DipEndo (UCL) AHEA

Special Interest in Endodontics

GDC No. 154433

Hesham a dentist with a Special Interest in Endodontics and performing Root Canal Treatment.

He has been practicing as a general dentist for the last 11 years having graduated from Barts and the London Dental school in 2008.

He spent 10 years working within the current NHS contract in Bristol, 5 years of which were as a Foundation Dental Trainer.

In 2018 he passed his Endodontic Diploma with merit from the Eastman Dental Institute and currently works across Bath, Bristol and Wiltshire completing Root Canal Treatments. He welcomes all patients even those who are nervous and is happy to perform treatment under sedation if necessary.

He also has a keen interest in direct composite restorations, having undertaken courses in Belgium, Italy and the USA.

Hesham has a love of photography, having lectured the Bristol FD Scheme over the last 4 years, as well as regular use of his DSLR as a member of the Royal Photographic Society.

When not looking down the lens of a scope or camera, he can be found on a squash court or dancing salsa.

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