Dr Stephen Cawte qualified from the University of Edinburgh in 1988. After graduating he was commissioned into the Royal Army Dental Corps and served in the UK, Germany, New Zealand, The Falkland Islands, the Middle East and Africa.
Seven years later, on completion of his commission, he graduated with an MSc in Conservative Dentistry from the University of Manchester. After several years of working in both private and NHS practices and at the Turner Dental School in Manchester he took a training post as a Resident Senior House Officer in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery with East Lancashire Maxillofacial Services. After two and a half years in this post he accepted the position of Staff Grade in Restorative Dentistry and Oral Surgery at the Charles Clifford Dental Hospital in Sheffield. He then began a three-year full-time monospeciality training programme in Endodontics at the Eastman Dental Institute in London.
He currently works at several practices in London and at the Royal London Dental Hospital providing endodontic advice and treatment. He is registered as a Specialist in Endodontics with the General Dental Council.