Dr. Lombard is a highly experienced dentist with a special interest in aesthetic and implant dentistry, as well as facial aesthetics.
Derek has a holistic minimally invasive approach to dentistry, favouring aligning, bleaching and bonding to achieve results gently.
A large focus of his work is to help people overcome their fear of dentistry. Derek is a certified clinical hypnotherapist and enjoys helping patients with dental anxiety and phobia, as well as those with a severe gag reflex, by using relaxation techniques.
He graduated from the University of Glasgow Dental Hospital with Commendation in 2007 and was honoured to receive the James Rankin Brownlie Prize upon graduation, awarded to “the best student in the Dental Surgery class.” Subsequently he gained the postgraduate diploma of Membership of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Glasgow.
Dr. Lombard has undergone extensive training in advanced implant dentistry in Ireland, the UK, Australia, Portugal and Italy; including a postgraduate one year Nobel Biocare Implant Course in London.
He completed his training in Advanced Aesthetic and Restorative Dentistry in Harley Street and has trained in cosmetic Six Month Braces in California, advanced short-term orthodontics in London and is an Invisalign Go provider.
He is delighted to offer anti-wrinkle injections here in Pembroke Dental to achieve natural and refreshed results for his clients.