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Dr. Mark Hughes

Senior Partner & Cosmetic Dentist
(BA BDentSc (Dubl) 1992, GDC: 68580)
Senior Partner and Expert Cosmetic Dentist in the heart of London

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About Founder Dr Mark Hughes

Dr Mark Hughes' impeccable credentials as a cosmetic dentist at Harley Street Dental Studio have earned him a well-deserved reputation for transforming client's mouths like no other. Dr Hughes' ethos was to create a centre which embraced only the best in contemporary dentistry. The vision was to offer super-sophisticated procedures and the most aesthetically pleasing results, drawing on the skills of only the most talented dental artists. This also included the assurance of painless treatment delivered in a relaxing, warm and welcoming setting.

Finally he wanted to create close bond and trust, making patients want to come back and bring their families back with them. This vision has been realised at Harley Street Dental Studio.

Dr Mark Hughes qualified from Dublin’s esteemed Trinity College, where the dental school is highly respected in the industry. He gained a Diploma in Restorative Dentistry at the well-respected Eastman Dental Institute and is alumni at the illustrious Pankey Institute in America. Mark has travelled the world to further his education in dentistry, most prominently in the USA. He is also an Accreditation Candidate for both the British and American Academies of Cosmetic Dentistry.

Other reasons why Dr Hughes is in such demand include:

  • Placement of a large number of dental veneers exceeding 10,000
  • Completion of over 1,000 whitening cases - Dr Hughes was an early pioneer in the field
  • Invisalign® certified with ten years of experience and over 1000 orthodontic cases treated
  • Extensive additional training at a post graduate level, mostly in the US
  • Training from specialists in the fields of aesthetic dentistry and orthodontics
  • Numerous television and radio appearances and brand representative for Sensodyne
  • An early advocate of 5* dentistry
  • A media advisor with appearances on TV (Sky News) as well as newspapers (Independent and City AM), and magazines (Glamour) amongst others.
  • One of the most experienced exponents of cosmetic dentistry and smile transformations.
  • Celebrity endorsements

My Philosophy

My philosophy for complete dental care was to create a centre for excellence, where only the very highest standards in modern dentistry are provided for our patients. To provide the most advanced treatments, the most beautiful and natural smiles and to have the most highly trained and caring team of people around me. Our aim will always be to deliver pain-free dentistry, in a comfortable, warm and friendly environment and to build caring relationships and trust with our clients that lasts a lifetime. Come and visit us today and allow us to show you the real difference wonderful dentistry can make in your life.

My Work

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Dr. Mark Hughes: Cosmetic and General Dentistry of the Highest Standard

Mark Alexander Hughes, BA.BDentSc. (Dubl) DRDP (UCL) brings years of experience and extensive training as a cosmetic dentist to his dentistry practice based in London. An honours graduate of the prestigious dental school at Dublin's Trinity College, he also attended the world renowned Eastman Dental Institute in London and is a Diplomate in Restorative General Practice. Dr. Hughes' other credentials include:

Extensive Experience

Dr. Hughes has placed over 10,000 veneers in his career as a cosmetic dentist in London and has been practising dentistry now for more than 15 years. He has completed over a thousand teeth whitening cases and was amongst the very first dentists in the UK to offer teeth whitening. He has been a certified Invisalign® dentist since 2004.

Extensive Training

After graduating from Trinity College Dublin with honours in 1992, cosmetic dentist Mark Hughes received the University College London Eastman Dental Institute's Diploma in Restorative Dentistry. Since 2002, Dr. Hughes has extensive additional training at a post graduate level, mostly in the US, over two-thirds of these programs have been on the topic of cosmetic dentistry. Dr. Hughes has attended training courses by representatives of the world renowned Pankey and Dawson Institutes Florida, USA. He has also trained under some of the world's leading cosmetic dentists and orthodontists, including Dr. Larry Rosenthal, Dr. John Cranham, Dr. Trent Smallwood, Dr. Skip Truitt, Dr. Howard Stean, and others. Dr. Hughes regularly attended the annual meetings of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and Invisalign®. He is a certified Invisalign® and CEREC® dentist, and he has been a certified facial aesthetics provider, including facial cosmetic treatments, since 2005.

Academy Memberships

Cosmetic dentist Dr. Mark Hughes is a member and enrolee of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and completed its accreditation exams in San Diego in 2006. Dr. Hughes has been a member of the British Dental Association since 1993, and he is also a member of the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and the International Academy of Facial Aesthetics.

Posts Held

Dr Hughes is a consultant for several national cosmetic surgery groups (including the Transform cosmetic surgery group), the Buy Association independent consumer advice group, the actors union Equity, the British Performing Arts Trust, the Musicians' and Actors' Benevolent Fund, and two other prestigious cosmetic dentistry practices in London. As one of the pioneers of 5-star dentistry service in the UK, Dr. Hughes is regularly asked for his expert opinion as a cosmetic dentist on television programmes, national newspapers, and glossy magazines, most recently including Sky News, Independent News, City AM, and Glamour magazine. He is also an experienced provider of facial aesthetic procedures and often combines these treatments with smile makeovers to produce amazing results. He has lectured at many public beauty and cosmetics exhibitions, including an appearance at Body Beautiful at London's Olympia, as well as other London beauty centres.

A Relaxing Dental Experience

Harley Street Dental Studio, located in the heart of London, has Dr. Hughes' patients raving. Dr. Hughes has designed a dental practice with superior customer service for an experience like no other. Its architecture and décor create a luxurious, relaxing atmosphere that sets patients at ease. As part of our commitment to providing only the best general and cosmetic dentistry, we use the most advanced equipment available. Harley Street Dental Studio stands out among cosmetic dentistry practices in the London area, as evidenced by the responses of our satisfied patients and positive attention in the media.

Media Exposure

Dr. Hughes' skill as a cosmetic dentist has the media's attention in London and overseas.


Dr. Hughes and the entire team at Harley Street Dental Studio are highly recommended by their satisfied patients. Please read the testimonials and recommendations from some of our many happy patients on each page of our website. Feel free to visit our practice, meet our staff, and view our patient gallery, where many of our patients, including many celebrities, have personally signed their photographs.


At Harley Street Dental Studio, patient satisfaction is the highest compliment. Our patients' recommendations speak for themselves!

Questions to Ask in Choosing a Cosmetic Dentist

Why choose us for cosmetic dental treatment?

In order to meet all your dental needs in the convenience of one dental practice, Harley Street Dental Studio has assembled a team of the highest calibre dental professionals, including implant dentists, specialist orthodontists, hygienists, dentists with special interests in periodontics, endodontics, visiting specialists, and cosmetic dentists. We use a team approach at our London practice to treat any dental problem without referring patients to outside specialists. Each of our staff members are experienced in their field and have outstanding credentials and references.

Is every dentist as good as the other for cosmetic dentistry?

While cosmetic dentistry is a highly competitive field, not every cosmetic dentist in the London area has the same qualifications and experience. Achieving the phenomenal results patients dream of requires both training and artistry. Dr. Mark Hughes possesses both of these, making him a prime candidate for your cosmetic dentistry treatment.

Which cosmetic treatments work best and have years of research behind them?

In order to meet all your dental needs in the convenience of one dental practice, Harley Street Dental Studio has assembled a team of the highest calibre dental professionals, including specialist dentists covering a range of disciplines, implant dentist, Dr Nick Fahey, and referral dentists like Dr Johann Styger, and Dr Zaki Kanaan, president of the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (BACD). We also have specialist orthodontists including Dr Darsh Patel, the number 1 Incognito provider in the country, a periodontist, endodontist, and dentists with special interests in periodontics and endodontics, as well as BACD accredited cosmetic dentists.

Contact the Skilled Cosmetic Dentist at Our London Practice

If you are considering your cosmetic dentistry options in the London area, our cosmetic dentist would be pleased to speak with you. Contact our London-based dental practice today to schedule a consultation.

My awards & achievements

Featured in BBC 2 documentary ‘Inside Harley Street’ April 2015

Dr Mark Hughes won awards for the best Conservative Composite Case and best Whitening case

Dr Mark Hughes with Khristo Ivanov who were both Highly Commended in Conservative Ceramic Case

Dr Mark Hughes receiving the Invisalign Platinum Doctor Certificate

  • As Seen on TV. Featured in BBC 2 documentary ‘Inside Harley Street’ April 2015
  • Dr Mark Hughes won awards for the best Conservative Composite Case and best Whitening case
    Aesthetic Dentistry Awards 2014
  • "Highly Commended" in the category of Conservative Ceramic Case
    Aesthetic Dentistry Awards 2013
  • "Best Aesthetic Practice"
    Smile Awards 2012
  • "Highly Commended" in the category of Interdisciplinary Smile
    Smile Awards 2009
  • Platinum Doctor Invisalign® award