Dentists

  • David Lewis

    Dentist GDC Reg No. 63506 | BDS Newcastle 2000

    After qualifying in 2000 I have had further education in many areas including the British dental bleaching society’s course on dental bleaching and further training in the Clear brace System Invisalign. Outside of work I have a keen interest in cycling and football as well as cooking and photography.

  • Kamal Sander

    Dentist GDC Reg No. 82812 | BDS Newcastle 2003

    I have studied at Newcastle Dental Hospital and qualified in 2003. I have been with Bupa Dental Care for the past four years. Currently I am studyinyear-longlong advanced dentistry course which I hope to incorporate within my work at Bupa. In my spare time, I have also been involved with charity work in Central America.

  • Simon Gallagher

    Dentist GDC Reg No. 113015 | BDS Newcastle 2007

    Simon joined the Gilesgate team in January 2017. He qualified at Newcastle Dental Hospital in 2007. He has a keen interest in Restorative and cosmetic dentistry. Outside of work Simon is a football enthusiast

Hygienists

  • Laurence Ash

    Hygienist/Therapist CEB Dip Dental Hygiene 1995, BSc Oral Health Science Essex 2017 | GDC Reg No. 3566

    I am married with two teenage girls and we love travelling and I like skiing and also cycling. I provide care to patients where cleaning and periodontal treatment is involved. I work from a prescription from the dentist and also accepts patients that are not registered on a Direct Access basis. I have worked at the practice for many years now and have always been at the Durham practice where we have a smashing team and we all pull together. 

Dental Nurses

  • Jessica Greenwell

    Dental Nurse Awaiting GDC certificate

    I joined Oasis Dental Care in May 2015 and have recently qualified following training at New College Durham. I am now looking forward to learning Reception and have recently signed up to the “First Impressions Training Course” to support my progression within the practice.

    My hobbies include socialising on weekends with Family and Friend’s and going out to try new foods 

  • Kelvin Toor

    Dental Nurse GDC Student Qualifies in November 2015

    Kelvin is one of our Saturday nurses

  • Rachael Hughes

    Student Dental Nurse

    I am a student dental nurse, working as part of the team since July 2016. I have recently been married and have a beautiful 5 year old son. I am really enjoying my new career and all the challenges I face on a day to day basis. I look forward to completing my dental nurse course and look forward to my future within Oasis

  • Savanna Cormack

    Student Dental Nurse

    I am a student dental nurse and started in January 2017. I am currently studying at New College Durham. Outside of work I have my own horse which takes up a lot of my time and enjoy spending time with family and friends

  • Abigail Winn

    Field Dental Nurse for Area 15 GDC: 256287 Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds 2014 Mental Health Awareness Level 2 – Bishop Auckland College 2015

    I started Dental Nursing in 2012 as an apprentice after leaving school.

    I completed my Dental Nursing qualification at the North East Chamber of Commerce in Newcastle; I’ve also done a Mental Health Awareness Level 2 course at Bishop Auckland college, to help me provide the best care I can to all of my patients.

    I joined Bupa Dental as a Field Nurse in October 2016 (when they were Oasis Dental Care) to expand my knowledge and get the opportunity to work with lots of different dentists and teams when providing cover.

    I provide urgent cover to 16 practices within Area 15, anywhere from York city centre to North Shields!

    I hope to study Implant Nursing in future and I am also very interested in adult Orthodontics and private dentistry as I love seeing before and after results!

    In September 2017 I am travelling to Thessaloniki in Greece to provide emergency dental care to refugees!

    In my spare time I like to spend time with my family.

Practice staff

  • Ashley Aydon

    Practice Coordinator GDC - 216684

    I have been with Oasis Durham for 4 years. I started as a qualified nurse working in surgery I qualified in 2011 sitting the NEBDN Exam. I have now moved onto reception where I am now the Lead Receptionist. I have recently passed my receptionist course and have just had the opportunity to be given a place on the Oasis Practice Manager Academy. This is the route I am now very Interested in

  • Julie Ellis

    Patient Care Co-ordinator GDC - 114875

    I work from a prescription given by the dentist, discussing patients treatment options enabling them to make an informed decision on their health care needs. Discuss finance options and arrange where necessary. Provide patients with oral hygiene education. Take radiographs for dentists. I go into schools and nurseries to provide oral health care education. Look into and organise marketing activities for the practice. Monitor practice UDA and private activity. When I am not at work I enjoy eating out, Reading and spending time with my family and walking my two dogs.

    National Examination Board for Dental Surgery Assistants September 1993 - BTEC Advanced Diploma in Patient Care Coordination February 2010 - NVQ in Team Leading Feb 2013 - NEBDN Certificate in Oral Health Sept 2013 NEBDN Certificate in Radiography December 2014

  • Claire Welburn

    Dental Receptionist

    I joined the Oasis Gilesgate team in December 2016 as Dental Receptionist and I have recently signed up to the “First Impressions Count” Receptionist training course. Later in 2017 I hope to be able to develop and train to be a Dental Nurse. I am excited about all the new challenges I am facing and look forward to a long career within Oasis.

Bupa Dental Care Durham

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