Dr. Mike Gow


Dr Mike Gow
Berkeley Clinic
5 Newton Terrace
G3 7PJ

Phobia and Anxiety Management Dentist, General Dental Practitioner.
Michael Alan Gow BDS (Gla) MFDS RCPS (Gla) MSc Hyp (Lon) PGCert (Edin)
GDC number 76039

- President of The British Society of Medical and Dental Hypnosis (Scotland).
- President of The International Society of Dental Anxiety Management.
- President of The 23rd World Congress on Psychosomatic Medicine (Glasgow 2015).
About Dr Mike Gow

Dr Mike Gow is a general dental practitioner and a Clinical Director of the Dental Anxiety Management unit at The Berkeley Clinic. Dr Gow has won a number of prestigious dental awards including the 'Best Treatment of Nervous Patients' at the four dental award ceremonies.

After graduating from Glasgow University’s Dental School in 1999, Dr Gow completed a Masters in Hypnosis Applied to Dentistry from the University of London and later achieved a Postgraduate Certificate in the Management of Dental Anxiety from the University of Edinburgh.
Highly Experienced in Dental Fear and Anxiety Management

Mike’s main focus in his work is to help people overcome their fear of dentistry. He has continually trained in his field to develop a wide range of techniques which he uses to treat the individual needs of his patients. As well as his formal education Mike is also a certified Neuro Linguistic Programming Practitioner and has undertaken training in Advanced Local Anaesthetic and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.

Dr Gow recently became The President of The British Society of Medical and Dental Hypnosis (Scotland), having previously held the position in 2008-2010. Mike is only the second person to have served a second term as President of the society in its 55 year history.

Mike has also had a number of TV appearances demonstrating the use of hypnosis in dental pain control. He has published many papers on hypnosis, dental phobia management and bruxism and recently wrote a chapter for the book 'The Fearful Patient: A Guide to Understanding and Managing' (Ed by Prof. A. Weiner) published in 2010.