Philip Lewis BDS Portrait

Philip Lewis BDS

President Mouth Cancer Foundation

Philip has had an interest in the early detection of mouth cancer for many years and continues to be heavily involved with the subject. In 2013 he was appointed an Ambassador for the Mouth Cancer Foundation, becoming its President in 2020.

He has a special interest in raising public awareness of the subject and promoting self-examination. This is especially important in times when access to dental appointments may be limited.

Philip has always taken a keen interest in postgraduate education and the development of dentistry. As well as writing and lecturing on mouth cancer he serves on the Editorial Advisory Board of several dental magazines and has received awards for commitment to postgraduate education.

Philip regularly writes for the dental press and lectures to dental professionals on a variety of clinical and practice management topics as well as giving talks on dental related subjects to groups of the general public.

In addition, Philip is a long-serving member of the British Dental Association and now acts as a media spokesperson.

Philip Lewis continues to run a single-handed practice on the Isle of Wight. His wife Joy acts as receptionist/practice manager. His daughters Chloe and Sarah are both qualified dental nurses.

Outside of dentistry, Philip takes an interest in music, drama and travel.

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