Robert John Smillie - Principal Dentist
BDS, DPDS, LF HOM (DENT)
GDC NO. 67007
Robert qualified at Bristol Dental Hospital in 1991. He spent a vocational years training in Winchester and at HMS Nelson in Portsmouth before joining a general dental practice in Trowbridge as an associate. Robert gained the Diploma in Postgraduate Dental Studies in 2001 and a primary homeopathic licence (dental) in 2003.
His move to Green Park Dental practice came in 2002 when Robert joined as a partner. Robert's professional interests include Teeth Whitening (In-surgery and home treatments) Cosmetic dentistry and Periodontology. He is a keen advocate of MI (Minimal Intervention) dentistry and believes in a holistic approach to dental care. He uses homeopathic remedies to complement his dental treatment and finds these particularly useful for anxious or nervous patients.
Robert also has an interest in Orthodontics and uses “invisible” braces and Inman Aligners for adults. To fulfil his continuing professional development commitment, Robert regularly attends postgraduate seminars and courses to keep up to date.
Outside of the surgery, Robert is a busy father of four boys. In his limited spare time, he pursues his creative side with drawing and painting and visits the theatre and cinema when possible. Robert has studied the martial art of Iaido (Japanese swordsmanship). He has been practising this art for over 20 years and is a 4th dan Black Belt instructor at a local club. He is also a keen cyclist and likes to take part in sportive events.