About Us

About Us

MetaDent has a vision.

That dentistry can be provided to the highest possible standard across Kent and the South East in a straightforward and cost effective manner. That dentists can work together to deliver the result that we all want - a delighted patient.

MetaDent can provide a comprehensive training and referral solution for dentists. Whether it be simple referrals, referring and restoring, in-house training of dentists and DCPs to world class laboratory services, we can help you.


Dr Antonio De Vivo

Antonio graduated from the University of the Witwatersrand (South Africa) in 1991 with an award in paediatric dentistry. He stayed on as a part time lecturer and clinical demonstrator for 5 years and after 13 years in private practice relocated to the UK with his family. Antonio holds the FGDP (UK) Diploma in Implant Dentistry and is currently preparing for the FGDP (UK) Diploma in Restorative Dentistry with a special interest in endodontics and periodontics. His other special interests also include paedodontics, cosmetic and reconstructive dentistry.

Antonio is a member of the BDA, ADI, FGDP, BACD, BSGDS, EAO and SAAD.and also acts as mentor for Nobel Biocare delivering courses and seminars in implant dentistry. He also provides sedation and aims to provide high quality dentistry individual to every patient's needs.

Outside dentistry Antonio enjoys outdoor activities, in particular, he has a keen interest in football and modern pentathlon.


MetaDent seeks to be a comprehensive solution provider for dentists.

We offer a variety of services that will be of use to your practice.

Services that we offer include:

  • Specialist referrals
    • Implants (Simple to complex cases, same day solutions and grafting)
    • Complex restorative treatment
    • Occlusal rehabilitation
    • Sedation
    • CBCT scans.
  • Dental implant referrals - refer those complex cases that you would prefer us to care for
  • Visiting referrals - rather that your patient didn't have to leave your practice? Then we can arrange a convenient time to come to your practice and undertake the work for you
  • Refer and Restore - we carry out the surgery and you place the restoration
  • Implant Training - we are able to invite clinicians to our clinics with their own cases
  • Sedation Training
  • Practice/Team Training - we can train dentists DCPs and Practice Managers to improve practice systems, people and revenue
  • Clinics - we run a number of our own clinics under the MetaDent umbrella
If you would like to find out more about how we could help you, please get in touch.