Dentists

  • Sarmite Stafecka

    Dentist Zobarsta (Riga Stradins) 2001 - GDC registration number 171285

    Sarmite graduated from Riga Stradins University in 2001. After studies she established her private dental surgery in the centre of Riga. Sarmite worked there until 2008 when she moved to live in the UK. Soon after Sarmite started postgraduate studies at Warwick University and King's College London (KCL). Initially gaining Certificate in Orthodontics as a part of MSc in Orthodontics (Warwick University), in 2013 Sarmite graduated from King's College London with Distinction and gained the prestigious Master of Clinical Dentistry (MClinDent) degree in Prosthodontics.  Furthermore, she continued to expand her professional portfolio with various postgraduate courses with Six Months Smiles, Damon (Ormco), Wired Orthodontics with Dr Ian Hutchinson, TOC Orthodontics with Prof. D. Willmot etc.

    Her work experience in the UK involves predominantly private work in Highcliffe (Highcliffe Dental Care), Chepstow (St Mary's Street Dental Practice and Boscobel House Dental Surgery) and Yate (Ridge Dental Surgery).

    Sarmite has a special interest in Aesthetic Dentistry and Orthodontics. She applies her experience and academic knowledge in aesthetically demanding cases involving both orthodontic and restorative treatment. Using a multidisciplinary approach Sarmite can design or reconstruct a smile even in complex and demanding cases.

    Sarmite accepts referrals for aesthetic dental treatment, complex prosthetic and prosthodontic treatment, and orthodontic treatment. She also provides treatment for snoring and parafunctional activity such as bruxism.

  • Vinay Bohra

    Dentist BDS(Cardiff)2000 DipImpDent RCS England - GDC registration number 77204

    Dr Vinay Bohra qualified from Cardiff Dental School, University of Wales in 2000 and has been in general practice ever since. He practices in all aspects of dentistry and has gained a great deal of practical experience with a commitment to providing excellence in dental care.

    He has a special interest in Implantology and has been involved in the surgical placement and restoration of implants since 2000. In this time he has successfully placed hundreds of Implants and has experience of many implant systems including Astra, Noble Biocare and Bio Horizon.

    Vinay takes referrals from practitioners for all aspects of Implant dentistry; treatments ranging from single units to full arch restorations. Vinay is experienced in all forms of Oral Surgery relating to Implantology including Sinus lifts, Block Bone Grafting, Soft tissue Surgery and Guided Bone Regeneration.

    Vinay is also an experienced,SAAD trained, Sedationist and can provide conscious sedation techniques for particularly anxious or nervous patients.

    In 2014, Vinay was one of few dentist to be awarded the highly prestigious FGDP Diploma in Implant dentistry from the Royal College of Surgeons of England. The diploma involves postgraduate studies based in London and Frankfurt and Tubingen.

    Vinay takes an active interest in furthering his professional development regularly attending courses and lectures and is an active member of the Association of Dental Implantology.

  • Tiago Caldas

    Dentist LMD 1998 PhD - GDC registration number 209913

    Qualified in 1998 from Porto, Portugal.  Tiago has worked in Oasis Dental Care since 2012.  He enjoys all aspects of clinical dentistry but has an interest in restorative dentistry.  His hobbies include cooking, travel and natural history.

Hygienists

  • Katie Fuller

    Hygienist Qualifications include - Dip Dent Hygiene Cardiff 2013 -- National Certificate NEBDN 2009, GDC - 179558

    Katie has been in the dental industry for many years. She began her career as a trainee dental nurse in Chepstow and became a fully qualified Nurse in 2009.

    Katie loves working with patients and qualified as a Dental Hygienist from Cardiff University in 2013. She particularly enjoys working with nervous/anxious patients who have previously had a bad experience, to try and help re-introduce them to a more friendly and less intimidating approach to dentistry.

    She also has a special interest in oral pathology and facial cosmetics and qualified as a cosmetic practitioner in 2013 for dermal filler and Botox. 

Dental Nurses

  • Paige Wright

    Dental Nurse Qualification Level 3 Dental Nursing - GDC No. 265662

    Paige has been working in dentistry for a few years now and loves her role and the team. She hopes to go on to study dental hygiene in the future.

Practice staff

  • Shelly Williams

    Practice Co-Ordinator

    I have been here 3 years. I am a people person and I always try my best and put the patients at ease.

  • Jackie Coggins

    Receptionist

    Jackie Coggins joined Oasis in 2013 but has been at the practice for several years working on our friendly reception.

  • Gillian Wright

    Practice Manager

    Gillian joined Oasis in 2006

    I have managed NHS Sites, Private sites and mixed sites within Oasis Dental Care. I have been in the dental industry for over 10 years and I have gained a lot of knowledge and experience working within large teams as well as small. At the heart of everything I do within the practice is Patient Care, keeping my team happy keeps the patients happy and this shows in our patient satisfaction scores each month.

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