Tim Fildes

Dentist

Special Interest in Restorative Dentistry

Qualifications: BDS, MFDS (RCS Eng), Dip Rest Dent (RCS Eng), MSc (Restorative), AssocFCGDent

GDC: 74336

Tim graduated from Birmingham University Dental School in 1998 and went on to gain extensive experience and training in the UK, Europe, and USA. He delivers an effective, high-quality service in a comfortable and compassionate atmosphere.

Tim provides general dental care and has a special interest in all aspects of restorative dentistry, including: simple to advanced toothwear, endodontics, periodontics, all types of fixed and removable prosthodontics and the restoration of implants. He uses his wealth of experience and training to manage cases requiring multifaceted care and to provide his patients with comprehensive and bespoke treatment plans. He is experienced in full mouth rehabilitation, smile make overs and the contemporary use of bonded composite build-ups, ceramics and the Dahl technique. Tim welcomes restorative dentistry referrals from practices in the surrounding areas.

Tim is an accredited provider of short-term cosmetic orthodontics using the CFast SmileTru system and can offer treatment options with clear aligners, fixed cosmetic braces or invisible lingual braces. He is experienced in fitting occlusal stabilisation splints and guards for problems associated with bruxism (clenching and grinding) and TMJ dysfunction, and also mandibular advancement appliances for people suffering from sleep issues, chronic mouth breathing issues and snoring.

Tim holds the Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons, the highly respected Diploma in Restorative Dentistry awarded by the Royal College of Surgeons, an MSc with Distinction in Restorative Dentistry from the University of Leeds, and is an Associate Fellow of the College of General Dentistry.

He has previously enjoyed being a Clinical Teacher in the Faculty of Dentistry at King’s College London (Guy’s Hospital), and a Dental Foundation Trainer/Educational Supervisor in approved practices for the Defence Dental Services. Tim has provided dental training and lectures worldwide and has published articles on Patient Safety in the UK and USA.

Tim loves spending time with his family and taking long walks in the beautiful Suffolk countryside with their springer spaniel Archie.

Dr Tim Fildes Cases

Case 1: Restoration of tooth wear

Restoration of localised anterior, moderate to severe, tooth wear with free-hand composite build ups by Tim Fildes.

Case by: Dr Tim Fildes – A Special Interest in Restorative Dentistry

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CASE 1 Restoration of tooth wear Picture 1 before photo

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Case 2: Minimally invasive smile makeover

Smile makeover to restore mild generalised toothwear and anterior spacing with free-hand composite build ups by Tim Fildes.

Case by: Dr Tim Fildes – A Special Interest in Restorative Dentistry

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Case 3: Replacement of crown

Replacement of an old, failed composite crown with a full coverage IPS e.max crown by Tim Fildes.

Case by: Dr Tim Fildes – A Special Interest in Restorative Dentistry

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CASE 3- Replacement of crown Picture 1 before photo

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Case 4: Rehabilitation of failed dentition

Rehabilitation of a failed upper dentition with, periodontal stabilisation and restoration using a layered zirconia 5-unit bridge, layered zirconia crowns and posterior composite build ups, by Tim Fildes.

Case by: Dr Tim Fildes – A Special Interest in Restorative Dentistry

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CASE 4- Rehabilitation of failed dentition Picture 1

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Case 5: Restoration of toothwear and implant bridges

Restoration of lower anterior, moderate to severe, tooth wear with free-hand composite build ups and restoration of posterior spaces with 4 implants and two zirconia screw retained implant bridges, all at an increased occlusal vertical dimension, by Tim Fildes (taken at 12-month review); (Implants placed by James Kleiber).

Case by: Dr Tim Fildes – A Special Interest in Restorative Dentistry

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CASE 5- Restoration of toothwear and implant bridges Picture 2

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Case 6: Full mouth rehabilitation

Full mouth rehabilitation of a failed and unrestorable, hypermobile dentition with full upper and lower cosmetic dentures by Tim Fildes (Full clearance and ridge augmentation by Peter Butjar).

Case by: Dr Tim Fildes – A Special Interest in Restorative Dentistry

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Case 7: Full denture and implant supported overdenture

Full mouth rehabilitation of an upper and lower fully edentulous patient with severely atrophic mandible, using cosmetic full upper denture, lower implant abutment conversion and lower implant retained overdenture, all at an increased occlusal vertical dimension, by Tim Fildes.

Case by: Dr Tim Fildes – A Special Interest in Restorative Dentistry

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CASE 7- Full denture and implant supported overdenture Picture 1

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CASE 7- Full denture and implant supported overdenture

Case 8: Smile makeover with Align, Bleach and Bond technique

Minimally invasive smile makeover to provide natural aesthetics with orthodontic alignment using fixed labial short term cosmetic orthodontics, tooth whitening and localised composite bonding by Tim Fildes.

Case by: Dr Tim Fildes – A Special Interest in Restorative Dentistry

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CASE 8- Smile makeover with Align, Bleach and Bond technique Picture 1

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