Dipali qualified from Guy’s King’s and St. Thomas’ Dental Institute in 2000 with honours. Having completed her vocational training she spent a year as a senior house officer in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in the West Midlands. She then spent two years as a staff grade in oral surgery at King’s College Hospital, teaching dental students. Having obtained the MFDS examination in 2003, she commenced specialist training in periodontology in 2004 at King’s College London Dental Institute. In 2006 she obtained her MSc in Periodontology with distinction. She has just completed her specialist training by passing the Master of Clinical Dentistry in Periodontology (with distinction) and obtained Membership of Restorative Dentistry of the Royal College of Surgeons, and is now on the General Dental Council’s specialist register.
Dipali works as a periodontist in many practices across the south east and is hoping to continue teaching dental undergraduates at King’s College London Dental Institute.