Consultant in Dentistry


  • RCVS Specialist in Veterinary Dentistry
  • EBVS® European Veterinary Specialist in Dentistry
  • DVM (Hons)
  • MSc (Vet)
  • Dipl. EVDC
José graduated from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid in 2008 and subsequently completed his honours degree in dentistry and maxillofacial surgery at the same university.

In 2009, José relocated to Pretoria where he undertook an internship in dentistry and maxillofacial surgery. He also enrolled on an MSc degree, looking at the bacterial profiles and antibiograms of bacteria isolated from exposed pulps of dog and cheetah canine teeth, which he completed in 2012.

José moved to the UK in 2011 and worked in general practice, whilst accepting referrals in dentistry and maxillofacial surgery from the Kent and Surrey areas.

In 2015, he moved back to South Africa, where he joined Tygerberg Animal Hospital as a veterinarian with a special interest in dentistry and maxillofacial surgery. José passed the South African Veterinary Council examinations in 2016. At the beginning of 2017, he provided a veterinary dentistry and maxillofacial surgery consultancy for small animals across South Africa. José was appointed an extraordinary lecturer in dentistry and maxillofacial surgery at Ondersterpoort Veterinary Academic Hospital in 2018.

He has been working in veterinary referral hospitals across the UK offering a Specialist service in Dentistry and Maxillofacial Surgery. He has a special interest in wildlife dentistry and maxillofacial surgery and has presented at national and international congresses and published in international peer-reviewed journals.

Services we offer

Our team of Consultants provide top-quality care in anaesthesia & analgesia, cardiology, dentistry, dermatology, diagnostic imaging, emergency and critical care, internal medicine, neurology and neurosurgery, oncology (including radiotherapy), ophthalmology, orthopaedic and soft tissue surgery.


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Anaesthesia and Analgesia

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Diagnostic Imaging

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Emergency and Critical Care

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Internal Medicine

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Interventional Radiology

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Neurology and Neurosurgery

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