Tooth implant dentist , Loughborough, Leicestershire

Dr Nilesh Shah

BDS MFGDP MMedSci (Implantology) PGDip Ed

Dr Nilesh Shah is the practice principal at Gorse Covert Dental Practice.  He focuses on implantology and oral surgery, having gained a Master’s degree in implantology from the University of Sheffield. 

Dr Shah has lectured nationally and internationally on dental implants and provides a referral service for local general dental practitioners requiring implant services and oral surgery.   In addition, Nilesh is a clinical mentor for several dental implant companies and the Association of Dental Implantology (UK).

Patient consultations

For patients enquiring about implant treatment via this website, Dr Shah offers a free preliminary consultation.  This appointment does not include a clinical examination and it only takes 15 minutes.  Please use the button in the right hand column to request an appointment.

Once you have decided in principle that you want implant treatment, the next step is a clinical consultation.  This includes a comprehensive oral examination and production of a fully-costed individual plan for your treatment.  The fee for the clinical assessment and treatment plan is £160 including X-rays/CT scans.  The cost of the clinical consultation is refunded when you proceed with the treatment.

Main implant treatments and procedures offered

  • Single unit to full arch cases
  • Implant placement
  • Implant restoration
  • Denture stabilisation
  • Implant overdentures
  • Bone grafting and guided bone regeneration 
  • Sinus lifts
  • Socket preservation 
  • Oral surgery
  • Soft tissue gum grafting
  • Cosmetic makeovers

Patient testimonials

“It is just over six months since my implant was placed. I can’t believe the difference it has made to my life. I now have a comfortable mouth, can smile once more and kiss with confidence. Thank you.”

“I was so nervous before having the treatment. Nilesh and his team made the process so easy and simple. I didn’t even take a pain killer after the surgery. The end result is amazing. If I lose another tooth I will have no hesitation of having another implant.”

Additional information

Gorse Covert Dental Practice also offer the following treatments:

  • Oral health counselling
  • Cosmetic dentistry
  • Complex reconstructive prosthodontics
  • Minor oral surgery
  • Orthodontics
  • Invisalign
  • Temporomandibular disorders
  • Endodontics
  • Facial aesthetics

Implant case referral policies, procedures and administration

We accept referrals for all implant and oral surgery cases.  We ensure excellent communication with the referring GDP.  All patients will be sent back to the referring practice after treatment.  Please email details of the referral to or use the case referral form accessed through the right hand column of this page.

We are happy to provide support to any GDPs wanting to restore implants.  We offer complete restorative training support, from ordering components to cementation.

Gorse Covert Dental Practice

34 Maxwell Drive
Gorse Covert
Leicestershire LE11 4RZ

01509 844118

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Gorse Covert Dental Practice was founded in 1984.  The state of the art clinic is based in a purpose built building with ample car parking facilities.  The practice has four surgeries and dedicated treatment rooms, enabling it to deliver exceptional dental care with efficiency and effectiveness.

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