The Team


Matthew Oxford


Veterinary Dentist and Oral Surgeon

Matthew is one of only a handful of Veterinary Dentists in the UK. He has a particular interest in endodontic (root canal) treatment and has completed over 3000 root canal procedures in dogs and cats.

During his career, Matthew has carried out ground-breaking jaw removal surgery (mandibulectomy) in pygmy slow loris, which weigh as little at 350g! He has also performed root canal treatment in tigers, lions, leopards, otters, wolves and several primate species.

Matthew is currently the lecturer in Veterinary Dentistry at the University of Surrey and the University of Bristol. He holds the European Certificate in Small Animal Surgery. Matthew publishes regularly in the veterinary literature, is a reviewer for a number of publications and is on the Editorial Board for the journal Companion Animal.