Dr. Gilbert Watson MDS (Otago)
Dr Gilbert Watson graduated in 1984 with a BDS from University of Otago. He then spent 14 years in private practice before returning to Otago to complete a 3 year Prosthodontic Masters.
As part of his MDS he completed research based on the maintenance involved with implant overdentures, having two papers published in peer reviewed international journal 'The International Journal of Prosthodontics'.
On returning to Auckland, Gilbert established a specialist private practice and became editor of the Auckland Dental Association newsletter, as well as facilitator for the New Graduate Programme for a number of years.
Gilbert recently completed a two year tenure as the President of the New Zealand Academy of Prosthodontists and Restorative Dentists and has been asked on a number of occasions to be an external examiner for Otago undergraduates.