Dr Helen KP English

BDS (Otago) MDS (Perio) (Otago), FRACDS (Perio)

Periodontist
NEW ZEALAND

Dr Helen English completed her Masters in Periodontology with Distinction from the University of Otago in 2005, gaining her Royal Australasian College Fellowship that same year. She subsequently established Nelson Periodontics, the only private specialist periodontal and dental implant surgery practice in the top of the South Island.

Although full-time clinical practice is her primary interest, she maintains various research commitments and is a committee member of the Australian & New Zealand Academy of Periodontists and the New Zealand Society of Periodontology. She has lectured at numerous conferences including the International Academy of Periodontology, ANZAP, NZDHA, NZAO meetings and the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons Convocation - in addition to regular NZDA branch meeting presentations.

She was recently awarded a New Zealand Dental Research Foundation Grant to undertake specialist practice-based research into subgingival delivery devices for periodontitis lesions in conjunction with the University of Otago and the University of Zurich, Switzerland. She has a passion for learning, for educating her patients, and for sharing her knowledge with colleagues.

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