Dentists

Sonal Patel : Principal Dentist

Sonal Patel : Principal Dentist

BDS MSC (with distinction). Qualified 1990.
GDC number 65367.

Sonal is a graduate of Edinburgh University and holds a postgraduate degree in Advanced Restorative Dentistry from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne.

She has a special interest in the treatment of tooth wear and advanced restorative dentistry including implants.

Andrew Barber : Associate Consultant Specialist

Andrew Barber : Associate Consultant Specialist

BDS(Hons) MFDS RCS(Eng) MSC(Dental Implantology) FDS(RestDent) PG Cert Med Ed. Qualified 2005.
GDC number 85621.

Andrew qualified with Honours from the University of Sheffield School of Clinical Dentistry in 2005.

He has a fellowship in Dental Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons of England, as a registered specialist in Restorative Dentistry. He also has an MSc with distinction in Dental Implantology from the University of Bristol.

Andrew provides a range of specialist treatments in periodontics, endodontics, restorative and implant dentistry.

 

Olaf Neumann : Associate Dentist

Olaf Neumann : Associate Dentist

DDS MD PhD. Qualified 1992.
GDC number 240190.

Olaf is a German dentist who graduated in 1992 from Leipzig University (Germany).

He managed his own general dental practice for 20 years and provided a comprehensive range of dental treatments to an excellent standard including endodontics and advanced restorative dentistry.

Olaf continued his dental studies and in 2002 he obtained a PhD from Leipzig University. He also holds a post graduate degree in endodontics from the Dental Association of Saxony, Germany.

Olaf is fluent in English and German.

Olaf has a special interest in endodontics and enjoys using the Zeiss dental microscope at the Terrace Dental Centre.

Jacqueline Portelli : Associate Dentist

Jacqueline Portelli : Associate Dentist

BChD LLM MSc. Qualified 1999.
GDC number 84071.

Jacqueline is a graduate of the University of Malta (George Cross) and holds a postgraduate Master’s degree with distinction in Advanced Dental Practice from Kings University, London together with a Master’s degree in Medical Law (England).

Jacqueline has a special interest in oral surgery and restorative practice dentistry.

Jacqueline is fluent in English, Maltese, Italian and Norwegian.

Joanna Hardy : Associate Dentist

Joanna Hardy : Associate Dentist

BDS (Hons) Qualified 2000.
GDC number 77867.

Joanna qualified with honours from the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne in 2000.

Joanna enjoys all aspects of dentistry. She recently qualified to provide Inman Aligner treatment.

Joanna is helpful and caring, with excellent communication skills. She strongly believes in prevention and in meeting her patients’ concerns and dental needs.

 

Physiotherapist

Anett Plagemann

Anett Plagemann

Physiotherapist
Health & Care Profession Council (HCPC) Registered.

Anett was granted permission to be a physiotherapist in 2003 in Leipzig (Germany) and managed her own physiotherapy practice for nearly ten years providing physiotherapy and other complimentary therapies including reflexology.

Anett then commenced advanced training for the treatment of jaw joint problems as part of a joint approach with dental professionals in treating patients in 2014.

Anett is fluent in English and German.

Hygienists

Maureen Manning

Maureen Manning

Dental Hygienist
EDH. Qualified 1972
GDC number DH966

Maureen graduated from the Royal Dental Hospital.

Lydia Studd

Lydia Studd

Dental Hygienist
Dip Dh RCS ed. Qualified 2006
GDC number 102935

Lydia graduated from the Edinburgh Dental Institute.

 

Practice Manager

Nick Tomes

Nick Tomes

Practice Manager

Nick is an experienced manager whose previous experience includes banking and the oil industry.

He is responsible for the smooth operation of the practice.

 

Dental Nurses

Rebecca Taylor

Rebecca Taylor

Dental Nurse
GDC number 125196

Rebecca is our senior dental nurse and has a diploma in implant nursing.

Sue Woodhall

Sue Woodhall

Dental Nurse
GDC number 124953

Sue is an experienced dental nurse and assists the clinicians.

Julie Adams

Julie Adams

Dental Nurse
GDC number 162357

Julie is a qualified dental nurse and assists the clinicians.

Ashley Epperson

Ashley Epperson

Dental Nurse
GDC number to be confirmed

Ashley is a dental nurse and assists the clinicians.

Sam Gayton

Sam Gayton

Dental Nurse
GDC number 255273

Sam is a qualified dental nurse and assists the clinicians.


 

Receptionist

Jo Seljamae

Jo Seljamae

Receptionist Jo is your first point of contact with the practice but is currently on maternity leave!