Dr. Ian Gordon
Dental Director Riverdale Healthcare
Ian Gordon graduated from Newcastle Dental School in 1984. He returned to his native North Yorkshire before starting The Dental Centre Group in 1989 which expanded to include 4 practices across Teesside. In 2008 he founded Alpha Vitality Group with his wife and business partners, which expanded to 10 practices across the North from York to Chester Le Street, with significant NHS, Private, Referral and Orthodontic commitments.
Ian has been involved in Dental Politics and Vocational Training throughout his career. He is currently Chair of North Yorkshire and Vice Chair of Yorkshire Regional Council of Local Dental Committees. Ian retains a clinical commitment providing NHS and Private dental treatment. He was previously a dento-legal advisor for Dental Protection and is currently a dento-legal advisor to Densura. Ian is part of management team of The Association of Dental Groups, which represents many of the larger Corporates and Groups in the UK but has a primary role as Dental Director of Riverdale Healthcare, who acquired the Alpha Vitality Group in 2018, as part of their senior management team who are taking the existing practices to the next level through investment and growth. Riverdale has recently acquired Devonshire House in Cambridge and now operates 27 practices primarily still in North Yorkshire and the North East.