Dr Iain Gavan - Dentistry by Design

Dr Iain Gavan

Dr Iain Gavan

BChD (Leeds, UK) MFDS

Iain has been a practicing dentist for the past 8 years and is passionate about building trusting and caring relationships with his patients. He practices the most up to date modern dentistry and takes pride in explaining treatment options to patients. Originally from Lancashire in North West England, Iain moved to Australia in 2014 and became an Australian Citizen in 2018. He has worked in private practice in Forster (NSW), Melbourne and Ballarat since moving to Australia. Whilst in Ballarat, Iain worked at one of Australia’s first Malo Allon4 clinics, which deals with advance technology tooth replacement and Digital Smile Design (DSD) clinics, gaining valuable experience in complex full mouth rehabilitations and the development of new smiles.

Iain qualified from Leeds University in the UK and was elected year representative and served on the Student Council. He also carried out dental charity work in Southern India, providing dental care to a remote community. After qualifying, he spent time working in a Maxillofacial department in Manchester (UK), gaining experience in oral surgery, facial injury, head and neck cancer and dental emergencies. He also did emergency on call cover for the Ear Nose and Throat department.

He is a member of the Australian Dental Association, The Faculty of Dental Surgery (UK) and former member of Royal College of Surgeons Glasgow. Iain is dedicated to continuing professional development in a highly changing field and has begun training at the world-renowned Kois Institute in Seattle (USA) in 2018, which teaches the most up to date and highly regarded evidence based dentistry. He is due to begin training for a diploma in Digital Orthodontics in 2020.

In his spare time Iain enjoys photography, travelling, walking his dog Murphy and exploring Sydney.