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Dr Rudi Swart – Doctor/Sedationist

University of Stellenbosch, 2001

GDC: 6040181

Dr Swart studied Medicine at the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa. His first two years as a medical doctor he worked in South Africa rotating through different hospital departments including Anaesthetics. He moved to the UK in 2003 and became interested in Emergency Medicine. He now has 12 years’ experience as an A&E Doctor where he regularly performed emergency procedures under sedation. As part of his daily duties, he taught medical students, nurses and junior doctors. He has kept up to date with the Rhesus Council (UK) courses ALS, APLS and ATLS over the last 10 years. He started working in NHS dental sedation referral centres in 2008, and is regularly involved in private sedations in Harley Street and several other locations. He also started as an honorary lecturer with University College London in 2014.

Other interests have been working as a cruise ship doctor on the Queen Mary II cruise ship and working for the Metropolitan Police as a Forensic Medical Examiner.

Other members of the team…

Anthony Bendkowski (GDC No. 57249)

Anthony Bendkowski or ‘Ben’ to his team, is a specialist in oral surgery in practice limited to implant reconstructive surgery in London and the South East of England. He qualified from University College Hospital Dental School, London in 1982 and subsequently gained extensive experience in both hospital and practice-based oral surgery.

He has over twenty five years of experience in both the surgical and restorative management of implant cases. He has a keen interest in all aspects of dental education and has lectured on and run bone augmentation and implant training courses, as well as lecturing on business skills for successful implant practice for a number of years. He is a Past President of the Association of Dental Implantology (UK) and an examiner for the Edinburgh Diploma in Implant Dentistry as well as for Membership in Oral Surgery for the Royal College of Surgeons, England.

Clinically Ben undertakes all aspects of implant treatment, including Teeth in a Day/All on 4 surgery, aesthetic anterior tooth replacement, and complex cases involving extensive bone reconstruction.

In his spare time he is a keen pilot and can regularly be seen flying his vintage WW II aircraft in airshows. Ben also enjoys playing guitar badly with a local band, ‘Leaky Tap’.