Dr B M H Wilcox
BDS(Ncle), MJDF RCS(Eng), Grad Dip Clin Dent (Oral Implants) (Syd)
Ben has been the practice principal since purchasing Shore Dental from Dr. Craig Erskine-Smith in 2010. Dr. James Cooke, His associate since 2011, bought into the practice as a 50% partner in July 2016. Shore Dental proudly remains a fully independent, privately owned and operated dental practice.
Ben moved to Sydney from the UK. He graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery in 2004 and went on to complete further surgical training through the Royal College of Surgeons England in 2007. More recently, along with regular continuing professional development, he has completed the prestigious Graduate Diploma in Oral Implants through the University of Sydney.
Ben's excellent communication skills allow him to thoroughly understand his patient's needs and with his precise dexterity and perfectionism, he delivers treatment with predictable long-lasting results. Ben has a long-term commitment to his practice in Neutral Bay, and is here to provide treatment through every stage of his patients life-stages, and their ever changing dental requirements. Three and four generations of the same family attend Shore Dental, meaning state-of-the-art current practices for the entire age spectrum are provided in this practice.
Ben is a strong believer in using Australian dental laboratories who create and deliver with the highest quality and reliability, as opposed to possible sub-standard, overseas manufactured lab work. Further, Ben's practice remains a private dental practice, and is not affiliated with any corporate buy-out strategies or health fund monopolisations. This means you will always know exactly who you will be seeing for your treatment, year in year out, and the highest standards and quality of treatment are provided.
Ben enjoys all aspects of dentistry and has a special focus and interest in cosmetic treatment options, complex oral rehabilitation, prosthodontics, and dental implants. Outside of dentistry his interests are ocean swimming, surfing, spear-fishing, skiing, triathlon racing and rugby union - being torn between who to support, when his beloved England face his new home team - the Wallabies!
Recent courses attended
- Master Course in GBR + Sinus Grafting Procedures. Dr D Buser, Bern Switzerland 2015
- Advanced Implant Surgery, Guided Bone Regeneration and Sinus Floor Elevation Program. Nobel Biocare 2014
- SmileFast Magic Braces Lecture and Hands On Workshop by SmileFast. Dr Geoffrey Hall. 2013