DentaltownUK February 2018 - 24

Dr. David Bretton with Daniel

DURING THE DAY, he's a caring, professional
and friendly guy who helps restore patients'
teeth back to health and function.
AT NIGHT, he swaps his rubber gloves for
boxing gloves and instead aims to cause as
much damage as possible.
HE'S BOTH A DENTIST AND A PRO BOXER.
I got to catch up with the man they call
'Dr. Hitman'-Dr. Arthif Daniel.

Daniel treats
WBC heavyweight
champion
Deontay Wilder.

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FEBRUARY 2018 // dentaltownuk.com

David Bretton: 'Dr. Hitman,' it's great to
finally meet you. Would you tell our readers
a little bit of background information about
yourself? Where are you from and where are
you based now?
Arthif Daniel: I was born and brought
up in Harrow, North West London. I stayed
in London growing up and went to Dental
School at Kings College London.
After the third year of dental school, I
intercalated and completed a BSc in sports
and exercise science before then returning to
my dental studies and graduating with my
BDS in 2008.
I moved to Birmingham for one year
(2008-2009) to complete my vocational
training, then returned to London, where I
worked as both an associate in general practice
and as a senior house officer in restorative
and oral surgery at Guy's and St. Thomas'.
I also spent some time teaching at the
Primary Dental Care at Kings College under
professor Stephen Dunne. Around 2013, I
moved north to Manchester to progress both
my dentistry and boxing.
Boxer Amir Khan and his team are based
in Bolton, close to Manchester, and they were
helping me with my professional career. I was
also starting my master's in dental implantology
with the Tipton Training team in Manchester,
so everything fell into place.
I'm now living in Manchester, where I am
working as an associate at Westpoint Dental
Care and also continuing my boxing.
DB: How old were you when you started
boxing, and what got you into it?
AD: My dad was a very good amateur boxer
and boxing was therefore very popular in our
house. We were big fans of Muhammad Ali,
Mike Tyson, Tommy 'Hitman' Hearns ...
and then there was also some great British
boxers such as Prince Naseem Hamed, Nigel
Benn and Chris Eubank. I started boxing
myself when I was 8 years old, and just loved
it from starting.
DB: What gyms do you work out at?


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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of DentaltownUK February 2018

Cover
Mike Gow: Contracts & the Hit Man
Howard Speaks
Message Board: Predictable Marginal Ridge
Dr. Harry Singh’s Financial Freedom Formula
Private Removable Prosthetics
Message Board: Large Composite Restorations
Quiz: Name that Oral Lesion!
The Boxing Dentist
Don't Make Assumptions
A Combined Digital Orthodontic and Restorative Approach
To Fill or Restore?
Back to Birmingham: BDC & Dentistry Show 2018
Temporomandibular Joint
Spin Me Right Round: Crown Preparations
Through the Keyhole-Dr. Alif Moosajee
Wish List-Dr. Yogi B. Savania
DentaltownUK February 2018 - Cover
DentaltownUK February 2018 - Cover2
DentaltownUK February 2018 - 3
DentaltownUK February 2018 - 4
DentaltownUK February 2018 - Mike Gow: Contracts & the Hit Man
DentaltownUK February 2018 - Howard Speaks
DentaltownUK February 2018 - 7
DentaltownUK February 2018 - 8
DentaltownUK February 2018 - 9
DentaltownUK February 2018 - Message Board: Predictable Marginal Ridge
DentaltownUK February 2018 - Dr. Harry Singh’s Financial Freedom Formula
DentaltownUK February 2018 - 12
DentaltownUK February 2018 - 13
DentaltownUK February 2018 - Private Removable Prosthetics
DentaltownUK February 2018 - 15
DentaltownUK February 2018 - Message Board: Large Composite Restorations
DentaltownUK February 2018 - 17
DentaltownUK February 2018 - Quiz: Name that Oral Lesion!
DentaltownUK February 2018 - 19
DentaltownUK February 2018 - 20
DentaltownUK February 2018 - 21
DentaltownUK February 2018 - 22
DentaltownUK February 2018 - The Boxing Dentist
DentaltownUK February 2018 - 24
DentaltownUK February 2018 - 25
DentaltownUK February 2018 - 26
DentaltownUK February 2018 - 27
DentaltownUK February 2018 - Don't Make Assumptions
DentaltownUK February 2018 - 29
DentaltownUK February 2018 - A Combined Digital Orthodontic and Restorative Approach
DentaltownUK February 2018 - 31
DentaltownUK February 2018 - To Fill or Restore?
DentaltownUK February 2018 - 33
DentaltownUK February 2018 - Back to Birmingham: BDC & Dentistry Show 2018
DentaltownUK February 2018 - 35
DentaltownUK February 2018 - Temporomandibular Joint
DentaltownUK February 2018 - 37
DentaltownUK February 2018 - 38
DentaltownUK February 2018 - Spin Me Right Round: Crown Preparations
DentaltownUK February 2018 - 40
DentaltownUK February 2018 - 41
DentaltownUK February 2018 - Through the Keyhole-Dr. Alif Moosajee
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DentaltownUK February 2018 - Wish List-Dr. Yogi B. Savania
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