Dr Neil Mitchell
Dr Neil is Medical Director at Dentist Direct. He graduated from Newcastle Dental School in 1995 and after a further professional postgraduate training programme gained a Diploma of General Dental Practice from the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1998.
In the UK Dr Neil worked in a wide variety of NHS and private settings, in both hospitals and clinics. He and his wife owner 3 practices and 2 dental labs before they brought their family to Dubai for a new challenge six years ago.
Dr Neil believes in patient centred approach; we may know the dentistry, but you know what is right for your mouth. He has a passionate interest in oral-systemic links, put simply how your mouth and its health can affect your general health and many prevalent conditions such as diabetes, heart disease and more. Dr Neil loves to provide high quality solutions for patients and enjoys all aspects of modern dental practice, incorporating up to date technology and techniques and is fully committed to lifelong learning in dentistry.
A member of the European Association for Sports Dentistry, Dr Neil will be speaking at the forthcoming ECOSEP congress here in Dubai in December and is part of a growing network of dentists working with elite athletes and teams, improving their performance through better oral health and providing vital protection from trauma and injury.
A keen supporter of Newcastle United and founding Chair of Newcastle United Supporters’ Trust, Dr Neil still co-hosts a radio show in the UK and can occasionally be found talking football and/or teeth on DubaiEye Radio.