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Dr Colin Neil – Oral implant surgeon, owner & principal dentist

BDS (Bristol),MFDS RCS (England), MSc (Implant Dentistry, University of Warwick), Dip Dent Sed (King’s College, London), MSurgDent RCS (England)


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Dr Colin Neil is our oral implant surgeon and owner of Confident Dental Implants Centre, Stroud as well as being the owner and Principal Dentist at Confident Dental Care & Implants Centre in Stroud, Gloucestershire. Former joint owner Dr. Ewa Rozwadowska continues to work as associate dentist alongside her daughter Dr Ala Rozwadowska. Dr Neil lives in the Cotswolds with his wife Dr Monica Neil who is our visiting specialist in children’s dentistry.

Confident Dental Implants Centre is the area’s leading teaching and referral centre for implant dentistry, oral surgery, sedation and 3D imaging cone beam CT scanning services. Dr Neil receives referrals for these treatments from many other dentists  from across the country, so you can rest assured that your treatment will be expertly provided with care.

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As well as his main work here at Confident Dental Implants Centre, Dr Colin Neil provides implant and oral surgery in many other dental practices across the south of England, as well as his work teaching and examining implant dentistry at the Royal College of Surgeons Implant Dentistry Diploma courses and University of Warwick and University of Central Lancashire Masters degree courses and teaching oral surgery as a tutor of the Royal College of Surgeons’ Faculty Oral Surgery Course.

Dr Neil graduated from the University of Bristol Dental School and received many prestigious awards recognising his excellence in restorative/cosmetic dentistry, dentures and oral medicine and the overall prize for clinical work.

Since graduation, Dr. Neil won sponsorship from a major dental indemnity provider to work with specialists in cosmetic and implant dentistry in Los Angeles and San Francisco and has since travelled widely (Sweden, Paris, Pakistan, U.S.A., Germany) to obtain and maintain the latest training in implant dentistry from acknowledged experts.

Dr. Neil is experienced in providing oral surgery and in dealing with anxious patients, including gentle and empathetic treatment with optional oral and IV sedation available if required, having successfully helped many patients receive treatment when they would have otherwise struggled with anxiety, gagging or simply for enhanced patient comfort during longer procedures such as implant treatments, since Dr. Neil developed sedation skills while working as a senior house officer in Taunton Hospital and has completed the Diploma in Conscious Sedation course at Guy’s Hospital/King’s College, London. Dr Neil has also accepted the prestigious teaching roles of tutor for the Royal College of Surgeon’s Faculty Oral Surgery course and Lead Clinican for the University of Central Lancashire’s Conscious Sedation for Dentistry Certificate and Diploma postgraduate courses.

Dr. Neil has achieved the Diploma of Member of the Faculty of Dental Surgery (England) and has also completed a postgraduate Masters degree in Implant Dentistry (MSc) at Warwick University for whom he now works as an examiner, visiting academic and Clinical Teacher helping to teach other dentists submitting work for their Masters Degree in Implant Dentistry.

Dr. Neil is an accredited Clinical Coach for Astra Tech Dental Implants and a mentor for other dentists through the Association of Dental Implantology mentor scheme and accepts referrals from other dentists for implant, bone/sinus grafting and sedation treatments. He was the only U.K. based dentist to be selected to make a presentation at the 2010 World Congress of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI) in Hamburg, Germany where he was also awarded his Fellowship of the organisation and he has taught implant surgery internationally, including most recently lecturing at the International Dental Congress in Lahore, Pakistan and providing clinical training in implant surgery at De’Montmorency College of Dentistry, Lahore.

In his spare time, Dr. Neil enjoys keeping fit, adventurous travel and loves to combine these hobbies with SCUBA diving in warm waters!

Ken Robert’s Prize for Restorative Dentistry; Claudius Ash Prize in Practical Conservative Dentistry; prosthodontics/dentures (L.E. Attenborough Citation) and oral medicine (Roche Prize for Oral Medicine); British Dental Association Medal for the best performance in clinical dental practice.

Membership of organisations:
British Association of Oral Surgeons (BAOS), Full Member of the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (BACD); Society for Advancement in Anaesthesia in Dentistry (SAAD); Dental Sedation Teacher’s Group (DSTG), Association Dental Implantologists (ADI); Fellowship of International Congress of Oral Implantologists; Member of Faculty of Dental Surgeons of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, British Dental Association; Clinical Society of Bath.

Dr Colin Neil is an accredited Clinical Coach trainer for AstraTech Ankylos Dentsply dental implants and patients who are interested in implant treatment may choose to contact either directly through our Stroud practice details: Telephone our reception team Lesley, Sue or Ellishia on 01453 764287 or email or if  patients prefer, you may also contact us through the Dentsply Implants website link: or

In addition to caring for patients of their own practice and those patients referred to us for implant dentistry, Dr Colin Neil and Confident Dental Care & Implant Centre provide training for other dentists interested in implant dentistry with regular training events held using our live-feed AV and seminar room facilities. Dentists please click this link for further information and to book your place on our next course:

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