Dentist is smiles ahead after collecting industry accolade

Ken Harris, who has won first place for the best tooth whitening case in this year's UK Aesthetic Dentistry Awards.
Ken Harris, who has won first place for the best tooth whitening case in this year's UK Aesthetic Dentistry Awards.
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A DENTIST is celebrating a brush with success after scooping a top award.

Dr Ken Harris of Riveredge Cosmetic Dentistry, which has a practice in Low Street in Sunderland’s Wylam Wharf, has taken first place for the best tooth whitening case in this year’s UK Aesthetic Dentistry Awards.

Dr Harris, pictured centre with his team, who has won multiple awards every year since they were launched in 2006, received the honour at a ceremony in London at the weekend. The awards, which reward aesthetic, orthodontic and restorative excellence, with the latest accolade confirming Dr Harris as one of the UK’s top cosmetic dentists.

“It’s fantastic to have won one of the awards yet again,” said Dr Harris. “They are widely recognised as the Oscars of the dental profession, and winning is not just a tribute to our practice, but also showcases the fact that we have world-class dentistry available in the North East.”

Dr Harris is one of only two Fellows of the British Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry (BACD) which involves him teaching other dentists in the UK.