Dentists

  • Inga Brice

    Dentist GDC Reg No: 85007 | D Stom Riga Stradins (Riga) 2003

    Dr Inga Brice was born in Latvia and graduated from Riga Stradina University in 2003. Inga was working as a dental surgeon in Riga before moving to England in 2005. Since then she gained experience in different practices before joining Gloucester Road Dental Practice in 2009. She has remained committed to postgraduate education and widened her professional expertise to provide cosmetic orthodontic treatment such as ceramic braces and also invisible braces. She offers smile makeovers by providing cosmetic teeth whitening, teeth gap closing and shape correction with veneers and crowns.

    Inga is also qualified to provide facial aesthetic treatments such as Botox and fillers.

    Dr Brice undertook advanced training in implant surgery and completed Master’s Degree in Implantology from University of Bristol and is a member of International Team of Implantology.

    Inga has always been dedicated to making treatment a pleasant experience with her gentle manner through her experience and knowledge.

  • Fausto Santi

    Dentist GDC Reg No: 75217 | Dip Dent (Pisa) 1998 Dental Surgeon MJDF RCS (Eng) 2011

    Fausto qualified in 1998 as a Dentist at the University of Pisa (Italy) and moved to the UK in the same year. He has worked in NHS and private practice as a general dentist for a number of years before developing his interest in Orthodontics. Fausto has always been keen on postgraduate education and he became a member of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2011 and graduated at the University of Warwick with an MSc in Orthodontics in 2014.

    Fausto is an Invisalign accredited practitioner and has an interest in tooth whitening.  He has also been involved in teaching postgraduate students at the University of Warwick. Fausto now works in Gloucester and Bristol.

  • Tim Bryant

    Dental Surgeon with Special Interest in Implants GDC Reg No: 58017 | BDS (London) LDS RCS (Eng)

    Tim is the lead dentist for The Gloucester Road Dental Practice and the Bishopston Implant referral practitioner. He qualified in 1983 at Guys Hospital London. After qualifying, Tim continued to work at Guys and then worked in Kingston and Canterbury carrying out maxillofacial surgery and orthodontics. He moved to Bristol and worked in the Bristol Dental hospital and then in general practice carrying out further maxillofacial surgery and restorative dentistry. He joined Bishopston Dental Care in 1993 and got involved with implants in 1997. He developed a special interest in dental implants and has become a clinical coach and mentor for Astra. As an dental surgeon with special interest in Implants, Tim takes referrals from both the wider Bupa Dental Care family and from up to 40 other general practice dentists in the region. he also take referrals from other surgeries where he carries out advanced implant surgery such as sinus grafts.

  • Sohail Rauf

    Dentist GDC Reg No: 70610 | BDS (Bristol) 1995

    Sohail qualified from the University Of Bristol in 1995. He has been associated with the Bishopston Dental Care Practice since 1996. He was also responsible for setting up his own private dental practice called Chandos Dental in Redland from 2006-2011.

    As a practitioner with just under 23 years of experience, he has had the ability to practice dentistry in a number of roles. From being involved in the set up and running of the Emergency Dental Service ( EDSC) at the Bristol Dental Hospital (BDH), General Dental Practitioner at Bishopston, Clinical 'Teaching' Fellow at the BDH for Undergraduate Dental Students and also provision of Special Care Dentistry to Psychiatric Patients in a number of NHS based Hospitals Nationally.

    He has also gained further training in a range of subjects. These include the Straumann Implant System from Basic to Advanced cases. Advanced Restorative Dentistry From the Paul Tipton Academy in Manchester and most recently increasing his interest in Endodontic ( Root Canal Therapy-RCT). He takes a keen interest in Endodontics and is in the process of completing his BUPA advanced accreditation for Tier 2 Treatments. We are looking forward to applying his knowledge from standard RCT to advanced cases requiring bio-ceramic applications.

  • Steven Neal

    Dentist GDC Reg No. 104068 | BDS Lond 2006

  • Sushma Pandey

    Dentist GDC Reg No. 179835 | BDC Rajiv Gandhi 2003

Hygienists

  • Hannah Edwards

    Hygienist GDC Reg No: 113546 | Dip Dent Hygiene Brist 2007

    Hannah originally worked as a dental nurse in her home town of Leicester. This ignited her passion for dentistry and so she began Dental Hygiene training at Bristol Dental Hospital and qualified in 2007. She decided to stay in Bristol and started working at Bupa Dental Care Gloucester Road the same year.

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  • Maya Ringshall

    Hygienist GDC Reg No: 79274

    Maya qualified as a dentist in 2001 and worked in both general and hospital dentistry until 2007. She achieved her membership of the Faculty of Dental surgeons during her time as a senior house officer at Bristol Dental Hospital in 2004 and developed an interest in periodontal disease. At present, she enjoys working as a registered hygienist at the practice on a Thursday and Friday.

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Dental Nurses

  • Iwona Ososka

    Dental Nurse GDC Reg No: 153344

    Iwona has has worked at Bupa Dental Care Gloucester Road since 2007. She enjoys working with the dentists when they are completing surgical procedures such as implants and completing orthodontic treatment.

  • Jessica Sanders

    Dental Nurse GDC Reg No: 137694

    Jessica has worked as a dental nurse for over 15 years. She started in at the practice, and returned to the Bupa Dental team in 2009. She has worked with Dr Rauf all this time and really enjoys what she does.

  • Samantha King

    Lead Dental Nurse NEBDN 2017 | GDC Reg No: 273476

    Samantha started as a trainee dental nurse in 2015 and qualified in 2017. She has a keen interest in Oral surgery and implantology, and patient care and the patient journey are amongst her top priorities. She is keen to progress her career and is constantly looking at new courses to continue her professional development.

  • Bethany Wilson

    Dental Nurse NEBDN 2009 | GDC reg no. 189811

    Bethany has been a dental nurse since she was 16. She started her career in 2007 and qualified in 2009. It’s the only job she's ever done and she loves it. Bethany enjoys being part of helping people get the smile they dream of, and works alongside Dr Qureshi completing cosmetic dental work. She joined Gloucester Rd in June 2018 and loves working here.

Practice staff

  • Dawn Brown

    Practice Manager

    Dawn joined the Gloucester Rd practice in May 2017 as a Receptionist. She was keen to learn from the day she arrived, taking on extra responsibilities and by November 2017 became the Practice Manager. Dawn thoroughly enjoys every aspect of her role and is focused on giving our patients first class service. She comes from a customer service background, working for BT and also RAC. Dawn has thrown all her energy into the PM role and is constantly learning and challenging herself. Dawn's role is to ensure that the practice runs smoothly and that the team is doing all they can to keep patients and staff happy.

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