Meet the team

The Wessex Dental Specialist Centre is proud of its reputation for providing clinical excellence with an exceptional level of patient care. Every member of our team plays an important role in achieving and continuing this reputation.

Our team are committed to ongoing, post graduate education, ensuring that the treatments we offer are the best available, performed to the highest standards.

This means that we are highly qualified, with substantial experience to offer you the very best dental care.

The Clinical Team

Stephen Taylor

Specialist in Oral Surgery (GDC Reg No. 50619) MSc BDS FDS RCSEd MSurgDent RCSEd

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Benedict Davies

Specialist in Oral Surgery (GDC Reg No. 76115) BDS MSc FDS RCS Ed M Surg Dent MFDS RCS Eng MFGDP(UK)

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Rajiv Anand

Specialist in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (GDC Reg No. 64967) BDS MBBS FDSRCS FRCS FRCS(OMFS)

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Tom Aldridge

Oral and Maxillofacial Consultant (GDC Reg No. 77665) BDS MFDS BM FRCS OMFS Oral and Maxillofacial Consultant

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Michael Thomas

Specialist in Prosthodontics (GDC Reg No. 65063) MSc BDS MRD RCS DGDP(UK) LDS RCS

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Neil Thorburn

Prosthodontics (GDC Reg No. 53871) BDS Hons MSc MGDS RCS (Ed)

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Alistair Bunting

Prosthodontics (GDC Reg No. 76476) BDS MSc MFGDP (UK)

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Sneha Kubal

Specialist in Fixed & Removable Prosthodontics (254453) BDS, PGDip DCS, MClindent Prosthodontics (QMUL Lon), MPros RCS Edin

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Sirisha Ponduri

Specialist & Consultant in Orthodontics (GDC Reg No. 76042) BDS MFDS RCS (Eng), DDS MOrth FDS RCS (Ed)

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Dr Angus Pringle

Specialist Orthodontist (79324) BDS(Hons), MFSD RCSEd, MSc(Lond), MOrth RCSEd, FDS(Orth) RCSEd

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Richard Snoad

Specialist in Periodontics (GDC Reg No. 54159) MSc FDS RCS BDS MGDS RCS

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Somayeh Modarres

Specialist in Endodontics (GDC Reg No. 83687) BDS, Dip Endo, MClinDent Endodontology, MEndo RCS Edinburgh

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Bernadette Shipley

Practice Limited To Endodontics (GDC Reg No. 60562) BDS MSc Endo

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Stephen Green

General Dentist (GDC Reg No. 64309) BDS Lpool 1989

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Christine Cheshire

General Dentist (GDC Reg No. 56062) BDS DPDS RCS

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Debra Galanakis

Hygienist (GDC Reg No. 2240) CEB Dip Dent Hygiene 1994

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Tina Partington

Dental Hygienist (GDC Reg No. 2683) CEB Dip Dent Hygiene 1996

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Kendal Williamson

Hygienist (GDC Reg No. 4200) EDH Dental Hygienist

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Amanda Smith

Lead Nurse

Linda Hague

Dental Nurse (GDC Reg No. 109443) Dental Nursing, Radiography

Rebecca Richmond

Dental Nurse (GDC Reg No. 238505) National Certificate in Dental Nursing, Dental Radiography

Sheila Tickle

Dental Nurse (GDC Reg No. 112464) National Certificate Dental Nursing, Radiography

Philippa Forsdyke

Dental Nurse (GDC Reg No. 127192) 3 National Examining Board for Dental Nurses qualifications, Dental Nurse (qualified Nov 1998), Oral Health Educator, Dental Radiographer

Rebecca Irish

Dental Nurse (GDC Reg No. 147767) City & Guilds Certificate in Dental Nursing 2006, IMECS Radiography Certificate 2013

Marie Richards

Dental Nurse (GDC Reg No. 132181) CertHE in Dental Nursing

Alison King

Dental Nurse (GDC Reg No. 111220) Radiography qualification

Julie Traves

Decon Assistant

Laura Horner

Dental Nurse (GDC Reg No. 261993) Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing

Carla Maurin

Area Field Nurse (GDC Reg No. 264636) Level 3 Diploma Dental Nursing

Donna Curtis

Dental Nurse (GDC Reg No. 276797) Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds 2018

The Support Team

Sam Willis

Lead Receptionist

Lorraine Bryant


Katie Smith


Kerry Tripp

Practice Co-ordinator

Pamela Symons

Patient Co-ordinator (GDR Reg No. 119051) 2004 Radiography, 1988 National Certificate

Catherine Murphy

Practice Administrator

Jayne Smith

Practice Administrator

Alice Stewart

Practice manager