About Mr. David Alexander HoustonGDC number: 60083
Mr. Houston is the joint Principal of the Houston Group of dental practices, comprising the main site in Weston super Mare and the branch practice in Ham Green. He has been in full time general practice since 1985 and has jointly owned the Weston super Mare practice with his wife, Ceri since 1990. Mr.Houston has undertaken extensive post-graduate study at home and abroad in the fields of cosmetic dentistry and facial aesthetics. He combines these particular treatments with his general practitioner role and has a special interest in cosmetic smile makeovers and the cosmetic use of Botulinum Toxin and dermal fillers for facial rejuvenation. Free consultations are offered to patients interested in these types of treatments. He is the recipient of a number of awards for his clinical cases. He is well-known out with the practice for his media appearances as the resident dental surgeon on ITV's "This Morning" and both BBC Radio 5 LIve and BBC Radio Bristol's Saturday Surgery Show. His professional roles have included being selected as the Clinical Governance Lead Dentist for north Somerset Primary Care Trust, a post he has held since 2010. He has been the Chief Judge and compere of the highly respected "Private Dentistry Awards" which are regarded as the professions leading awards, since 2002. Outside of his clinical care responsibilities, he is a popular and well known post-graduate education lecturer having being headline speaker at the "World Aesthetic Congress", the Annual Scientific Conference of the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, "Dentistry Live!" and the "Dental Talking Points" series for Glaxo Smith Kline. He is author of over 40 articles for a range of professional journals including "Dentistry", "The Dentist", "Private Dentistry" and "Aesthetic Dentistry Today". He is a full member of the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and a Gold Standard member of The British Dental Bleaching Society.