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Dr Donald Sloss

Dr Donald Sloss

GDC No : 57916
BDS MFGDP(UK) MGDS RCSEd FFGDP(UK)

Donald qualified from Glasgow University in 1983 after which he joined the army as a dentist rising to the rank of major, serving in Germany, Hong Kong, Brunei and the Gulf war. He joined Clock Tower Dental Care (formerly Byfield and Sloss Dental Practice) in 1991.

Donald currently works at both the Clock Tower Dental Care and Dental Excellence at Harewood, and lectures on cosmetic dentistry, management of anxious patients and painfree dentistry. His special interests are Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Phobia and Orthodontics.

Donald won the prized title of Practice of the Year 1996 and was runner up in the Dentist of the year awards 1998. He was very proud to be awarded the title of UK Dentist of the Year in 2011. His commitment to postgraduate education led to the awards of membership of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and being made a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England – the most prestigious award possible for a general dental practitioner. He is now one of the most senior examiners for the Fellowship.

A commitment to cosmetic dentistry has led to his Accreditation by the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry one of only thirteen dentists in the country to have achieved this and the only one in Yorkshire. By showing advanced knowledge in cosmetic dentistry he has also been made a Sustaining Member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.

Outside of work, Donald enjoys spending time with his family and playing golf.

Donald says: I believe that everyone should have access to world class dental care. It is only through constantly updating knowledge by taking advanced courses, and talking to world leaders in dentistry that we can stay at the forefront of innovations in dentistry.