• Sandra Berns


    BDS (Ncle) 1990, MFGDP (UK) 2003 GDC registration Number - 65421 I qualified from Newcastle University in 1990 and worked in the North of England for 9 years before returning to Manchester. In 2003, I was awarded the MFGDP by the Royal College of Surgeons and joined Ian Wood and Associates. In 2006 I completed a course in advanced restorative dentistry at the Eastman dental institute in London. Currently I am studying for a master’s degree in advanced dental practice at Birmingham University. I offer a wide range of dental treatment from routine to cosmetic, with the emphasis on allowing time to listen, understand, and discuss the choices open to you.

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  • Ian Morrison

    Dentist GDC - 68319 -- BDS 1992 MDSc 2001 MFGDP 2004

    I qualified from Manchester University in 1992 and have worked with Ian Wood at the Salemoor practice ever since.

    I became the youngest dentist to obtain BUPA Accreditation in 1995, and began a teaching post at Manchester Dental Hospital in 1996. I won the Royal College of Surgeons research award and passed the Royal College’s MFDGP exam in 2000. I completed a course in advanced root treatments in 2001 and gained Denplan Excel accreditation in 2002.

    In 2004, I completed a Master of Dental Science from Manchester Dental Hospital related to TMD, along with a year-long implant course at Trafford General Hospital.

    I am currently undertaking the fellowship of the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners at the Royal College of Surgeons. I am a member of the British Society of Endodontics, British Society of Periodontics, the British Society of Restorative Dentistry, and the Association of Dental Implantology.

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  • Gavin McManus

    Dentist BDS 2004 MFDS RCS Ed Dip Imp Rcs Eng | GDC Reg No. 83236

    Gavin graduated from the University of Manchester in 2004 with distinction. He was awarded the Charles Preston Medal for his performance in his final examinations as well as the British Dental Association prize for the best overall performance throughout his final year.

    Following completion of his vocational training year he undertook two years general professional training within the North West Deanery. During this period he passed his diploma for the Membership of Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh.

    Gavin returned to general practice in 2007. He has extensive experience of general practice in a variety of different settings from predominantly NHS service in high-need areas of Liverpool to more established private practices in Manchester City centre and Sale Moor. He continues to work as a Speciality Doctor in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in the Pennine Acute Hospitals Trust treating minor oral surgery cases combined with mentoring of junior colleagues. He also treats minor oral surgery referral cases in primary care on behalf of NHS England.

    Gavin's main interests lie in surgical dentistry and the restoration of a patient's dentition with dental implants. He has completed a year long course in implant dentistry with the Centre for Advanced Dental Education and continued his post graduate studies by undertaking the gold standard of implant diplomas with the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners and the Royal College of Surgeons England. He has recently co-authored a journal article on implant dentistry for the British Dental Journal.

Dental Nurses

  • Jade Finlay

    Dental Nurse GDC - 250563 NVQ L3 Dental Nursing 2013

    I qualified in 2013.

    I currently work alongside Gavin McManus, my main duty is assisting with Oral Surgery, Implants and Intravenous Sedation.

    I am planning to progress my Oral Surgery Nursing skills and complete a post qualification in Sedation.

    If you have any queries regarding anything about your dental treatment or wish to discuss any procedure, please do not hesitate to contact me at the practice I will be glad to help.

  • Karolina Duma

    Dental Nurse GDC - 257452 NEBDN 2015

    I am conscientious, energetic and friendly Dental Nurse with over 5 five experience.

    I joined Oasis Dental Care Salemoor in 2015 I love working with people and I am looking to progress my skills in Oral Surgery and wish to gain a post qualification in Dental Sedation.

  • Stephanie Fenwick

    Dental Nurse / Receptionist GDC - 138083 Verified Competency In Dental Nursing 2008

    I have worked in dentistry since 2003 and I qualified in 2008 .

    I currently hold the role of Receptionist and Dental Nurse here at Salemoor, I love working in this industry and with people.

    I love spending my spare time with my Son

    If you have any queries regarding anything about your dental treatment or wish to discuss any procedure, please do not hesitate to contact me at the practice I will be glad to help.

Practice staff

  • Alison Morris

    Practice Manager GDC - 127029 -- NEBDN 1996, ILML4 2010

    Registered Dental Practice Manager / Qualified Registered Dental Nurse with over 30 years’ experience in both Private and National Health Dentistry.

  • Margaret Sutton


    I joined the practice in 1991 and have worked here ever since. I have been at the practice through many changes in ownership, management and staff. This has enabled me to develop relationships and a good understanding of the practice and it's smooth running. My 22 years experience has enabled me to develop excellent relationships with patients, who regularly come to me for help and advice.
  • Sarah Duncan

    Lead Receptionist

    I qualified as a dental nurse in 2003, and joined Ian Wood and Associates in 2011. I worked alongside the NHS dentist for 2 years before deciding that I wanted to take a more administrative role within the practice. I now have the role of lead receptionist, which involves dealing with the day to day running of reception whilst helping the practice manager with the general running of the practice. I am also responsible for organising the practice's referral sysytems. This includes liaising with our dentists and dentists in other practices, to maintain our high quality referral system. I am always available to help with any queries from patients, dentists and colleagues.

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