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Mike Gow

Michael Alan Gow MFDS RCPS (Gla) BDS (Gla) MSc Hyp (Lon) PGCert (Edin) FCGDent, FBSMDH

Mike is a general dental practitioner working as a partner in his private practice ‘The Berkeley Clinic’ in Glasgow alongside Dr Greig Mclean. Mike graduated from Glasgow Dental School in 1999 and undertook formal hypnosis training with the British Society of Medical and Dental Hypnosis (BSMDH) soon after. By 2005, he had a Masters in Hypnosis Applied to Dentistry (Lon) having achieved a ‘distinction’ in his Diploma year. Mike has a Postgraduate Certificate in ‘The Management of Anxious Patients’ from the University of Edinburgh. He is a Past President (2008-10, 2014-16), current Treasurer and Fellow of “The BSMDH (Scotland)” and holds the European Society of Hypnosis Certificate. Mike is also a member of the Scientific Advisory Board for the ‘Deutsche Gesellschaft für Zahnärztliche Hypnose’ (DGZH). 

Mike has published many articles, case studies and book chapters on hypnosis and dental anxiety management and has appeared on TV several times (including BBC’s Horizon) demonstrating the use of hypnosis in dental pain control. He has also appeared on ‘Tony Robinson’s History of Britain’ to talk about the history of dentistry. He is Chairman of ‘The Henry Noble History of Dentistry Research Group’. 

Mike has four children who keep him very busy. He enjoys travelling overseas with his wife, going to the football to see The Glasgow Rangers, family tree research, fly-fishing and Scotch whisky (he also has an SVQ Diploma in Single Malt Whisky!)

Find Mike on social media @drmikegow.

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