Nigel is the owner and founder of Seaham Smiles.
He studied dentistry at Sheffield University, graduating in 2006. A keen interest in cosmetic dentistry from early on led him to attend the Tipton Training Academy where he won an award for on the Advanced Restoration course. Since 2013 he has also been involved with treating patients undergoing dental implant procedures and has completed the Practical Implant Dentistry Diploma under the highly respected Dr Ashok Sethi.
Nigel works closely with Ross Chapman of Chapman Dental Solutions to provide implant and fixed bridge solutions, all delivered in a single surgery in one day. You can find out more about this on the dental implants page of this website.
Dr Suggett’s wife Barbara is also a dentist. She works in the Community Dental Service treating patients who have special needs, are medically compromised or phobic. Together they have two children, Phoebe and Lucy, and a cat called Milo. In his free time, Nigel enjoys playing golf and football and is a keen runner.
Away from Seaham Smiles, Dr Suggett is also an assistant lecturer for the Northern Deanery. He has helped run many courses, from beginners to advanced, all the way from using a rubber dam through to crown and bridge preparation and design. He also runs introduction events and mentorship for dentists new to using implants. If you would like Nigel to come to your practice to run an event, or are interested in being mentored, please contact the practice.Back to Team
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