Louis Mc Ardle


Dr Louis McArdle
GDC No. 62161

Field of patient care: Specialist in Oral Surgery

Louis accepts referrals from fellow dental and medical colleagues for the management of patients requiring oral surgery treatment. His main areas of clinical interest and expertise include third molar management; complex dental extractions; dental implantology & bone grafting; orthodontic & paediatric oral surgery, and surgical endodontics/apicectomies. 

He is a conscientious and duteous clinical specialist well regarded and respected by his immediate peer group and moreover is appreciated and valued by the patients that he treats.

Louis has over 30 years of experience within the field of Oral Surgery both in hospital and specialist practice. He graduated from Glasgow University in 1987 and for the last 25 years has been at Guy’s Dental Hospital; in 2008 he was appointed Consultant Oral Surgeon at Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust. In 1994 he become one of the first dentists in the UK to gain a Master’s degree in Dental Implantology. He is one of the foremost authorities on all aspects of third molar surgery and has lectured both nationally and internationally. His PhD research has contributed evidence in support for prophylactic third molar removal and has published extensively on this subject. His research continues to focus on novel third molar epidemiology and management. 

He was one of the founding directors and is a Past President of the British Association of Oral Surgeons. Currently he is the National Advisor for Oral Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons of England, is an examiner for the FDS(OS)RCS(Eng) and chairs the FGDP’s diploma programme for primary care oral surgery. In 2002 he developed and introduced the Specialist Oral Surgery training programme at KCL/GSTT and is educational supervisor for specialist oral surgery trainees to date. 

He works extensively in all areas of academic, NHS, and private oral surgery practise.

Portman Dental Care Awards

Fmc Logo 2019 Winner Oby M25
Award Logo 2018
Dental Industry Award - Portman Dental Care
Private Dentistry Awards - Portman Dental Care
The Dentistry Awards - Portman Dental Care
Elite Practice Award - Portman Dental Care