A short summary of our practice principal, Paul Rolfe
Paul Rolfe is the practice principal and has worked in Suffolk since qualifying in 1996 at the University of Wales College of Medicine.
Paul is Honorary Secretary of Suffolk Local Dental Committee and Chairman & Past-President of the Eastern Counties Branch of the British Dental Association. He is now Chair of the East of England LDC Secretary's Group.
He spent 6 years as the Branch representative on the BDAs General Dental Practice Committee.
Paul’s special interest in Implants has developed since being an undergraduate, he has been placing and restoring dental implants since 2002.
Paul’s latest techniques include the use of Computer-Aided Design and Manufacture (CAD/CAM) of dental inlays and crowns. This system enables us to fit a completed crown in one visit within 90 minutes of starting the treatment!
We have recently added a 3D CT scanner to help us assess our patients and plan their treatment.
The Ipswich Practice now has student dental Hygienists on placement from the University of Essex, with Paul providing mentoring and tutorials to the students.
In 2019 Paul was diagnosed with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and underwent surgery to try to resolve the numbness in his hands. The surgery has not been a complete success & as a result, Paul will not be carrying out clinical dentistry in the future. he does however remain involved in the practice.