Mark Ide


Reader/honorary consultant


  • FHEA, Higher Education Academy, UK, 2006
  • F.D.S., Royal College of Surgeons of England, Restorative Dentistry, 2000
  • M.Sc., University of London, Periodontology, 1996
  • Ph.D., University of London, 1995
  • F.D.S., Royal College of Surgeons of England, 1993
  • B.D.S., University of London, 1989

After several years in hospital and oral surgery posts, Dr Ide commenced part-time practice and started working for his PhD. He was awarded FDS in 1993 and MSc with Distinction in Periodontology in 1996. He completed extensive consultant level training in Restorative Dentistry in 2001, resulting in a further fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. He was subsequently appointed Senior Lecturer, and then Reader in Periodontology and Honorary consultant in Restorative Dentistry, and is currently associate dean for taught postgraduate education at the Faculty of Dentistry, Oral and Craniofacial Sciences at King’s College London (KCL). He has over 25 years clinical experience in various settings and has been a Specialist in Periodontics, Prosthodontics and Restorative Dentistry since 2001. He is a member of the Faculty of Translational Research and was elected President of the British Society of Periodontology for 2019.

Research interests

Maintained his PhD work in dentine sensitivity, assessment and treatment.

Relationships between gum disease and diseases elsewhere in the body, involving a range of investigations, collaborating with colleagues at King's Health Partners, nationally and internationally.

Other ongoing work: new diagnostic markers for gum disease, treatment of failing dental implants, behavioural aspects of treatment and clinical
trials of treatments.

Last updated: April 2022

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