Dr David Hotchen - BSc Hons BDS MJDF RCS (Eng)
Position in Alliance Court: Dentist
General Dental Council Number: 227485
David works with Caroline and Helen. He has a friendly and caring manner and is a true perfectionist.
David qualified in Dentistry from The University of Liverpool in 2012. As a student, he represented his dental school in a prestigious restorative dentistry contest, finishing in 2nd place nationally. On graduation, he was awarded the Dental School's Prize for Restorative Dentistry. He has since worked both in both General Dental Practice and as a Senior House Officer in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery.
David has completed dental implant training at Cambridge Academy of Dental Implantology and has been mentored by Willie Jack in implant dentistry since 2014. He has completed training in complex surgical implant procedures and is now studying for a Masters degree in Dental Implantology. David has a special interest in the use of the lastest digital and CADCAM technologies in dental implant procedures. He is also a member of the International Team for Implantology.
David also has experience with traditional labial braces, invisible lingual orthodontics (brace on the backs of the teeth) and Invisalign clear aligners. He is in his element creating beautiful smiles!
David grew up in Cheltenham and, before becoming a dentist, completed a degree in Biomedical Science at Sheffield University after which he worked in cardiac physiology. David is married to Alison and they live in Herefordshire with their daughter, Emilia. In his spare time he is a keen musician, playing several different instruments. David also enjoys cycling and watersports.