Dr Peter Sanders is a highly respected and influential dentist with a well-earned reputation as one of the UK’s leading implantologists.
Dr Sanders has been a practicing dentist since 1981 and began his implant training in 1997, where he studied at the Eastman Dental Institute in London. In 2005 He became the first dentist in the region to achieve the Royal College of Surgeons Implant Diploma. Over the following years he progressed to be Programme Director and Examiner for that course. He is currently President of the Implant Diploma Alumni and is the Past President of the British Society for Advanced Dentistry.
In 2009 Dr Sanders gained an MSc in Implantology and in 2011 was awarded the Fellowship of the Faculty of General Dental Practice. Dr Sanders is a fellow of the International College of Dentists and is currently Chief Examiner on the European Master of Science in Implant Dentistry at Rey Juan Carlos University in Madrid.
Having pioneered the intraoral welding method in the UK, Dr Sanders is the British Ambassador for the ground-breaking implant technique, having been the first dentist in the UK to practice the implant loading method which is based on a resistance spot welding principle. He now trains and mentors those wishing to practise the new improved restorative protocol. In 2018 he was also appointed as a global instructor for Zimmer Biomet. Dr Sanders also regularly presents at various key professional events on an international level.
As Clinical Lead at Dental Confidence Ltd in Southampton, he exclusively practices implant dentistry. Dr Sanders has also developed a comprehensive, hands-on implant mentoring programme - designed to help nurture the development of practicing dentists, improving their knowledge, confidence and competence in implant dentistry. His mentoring uniquely aims to involve the whole dental team to allow participating dentists to include dental implantology in their scope of practice.
Aside from his clinical experience, Dr Sanders was the first dentist, worldwide, to have his practice achieve the quality management standard ISO9000.
Peter is a busy father of four with six grandchildren, with hobbies including skiing, cycling and motorcycling, singing and classical guitar.