Mr Kenneth Hemmings

Mr Kenneth HemmingsTel: 020 3456 2346
Fax: 020 3456 1028
Email: kenneth.hemmings@uclh.nhs.uk

Location:
Eastman Dental Hospital

Specialities:
Hypodontia clinic, Prosthodontics

Professional background

Ken Hemmings  BDS MSc DRDRCS MRDRCS FDS RCS ILTM FHEA  graduated with honours in Dental Surgery from Bristol University in 1982.  Junior hospital posts followed at Bristol, Birmingham and Torquay before gaining a Registrar in Oral Surgery position at the Royal London Hospital.  He gained his London fellowship in 1986 before entering the specialty of Restorative Dentistry.     
 
Whilst studying for a two year MSc programme in Conservative Dentistry at the Eastman Dental Hospital he avoided financial destitution by working part-time as a Registrar and in general dental practice. He completed Senior Registrar training at the Eastman in 1993.  He took up a full-time consultant post in the departments of Conservative Dentistry and Periodontology in August 1995.  He is recognised by the GDC as a specialist in Restorative Dentistry, Prosthodontics, Periodontology and Endodontics.  He now shares his time between hospital and private practice.      

Research interests

  • Management of tooth wear
  • Hypodontia
  • Tooth replacement
  • Periodontal/restorative interactions

Publications

The influence of patient’s decisions on treatment planning in restorative dentistry.
Kalsi JS and Hemmings KW. Dental Update 2013: 40: 698-710

British Society for Restorative Dentistry Guidelines on Crowns, Bridges and Dental Implants 2014. Revised by Richard Ibbetson, Ken Hemmings & Ian Harris.
BSRD Website (2014)

A.ALANI, M.KELLEHER, K.HEMMINGS, M.SAUNDERS, M.HUNTER,S.BARCLAY, M.ASHLEY, S.DJEMAL, K.BISHOP, U.DARBAR, P.BRIGGS, and J.FEARNE.
Balancing the risks and benefits associated with cosmetic dentistry – a joint statement by UK specialist dental societies.
Br Dent J (2015) 218: 543-547

AS Kalsi, N.J.Lewis and K.W.Hemmings
Information regarding restorative dentistry for new graduates
Br Dent J (2016) 221:

Books:

L.J.SEARSON, M.GOUGH and K.W.HEMMINGS (2005)  Implantology in General dental Practice.  (Quintessentials of dental Practice; 4)  Quintessence Publishing Co Ltd   

J A HOBKIRK, D S GILL, S P JONES, K.W.HEMMINGS, G BASSI, A L O’DONNELL, J R GOODMAN Hypodontia - A Team Approach to Management Blackwells Publishing Company 2013

GMC/GDC number: 57019