Dentists

  • Dr Lakshmi Balasubramanian

    Dentist GDC Reg No: 171290 | BDS (Ind) 2003/UK Full Dental Registration 2009

    Lakshmi is a qualified Dentist from India. She qualified at DR MGR medical University, India 2003. She gained further experience by working in a private practice in India. She has done a lot of volunteer and charity dental work.

    She got her full UK dental registration in 2009. She has undergone her vocational training in Blandford and she continued working as an associate dentist for 2 years.

    She started working with us in June 2012, and her interests are conservative and preventive dentistry.

  • Dr Denis Zenon

    Associate Dentist GDC Reg No: 64719 | BDS University of Witwatersrand 1987

    Denis qualified from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg in 1987 after which he completed his post graduate diploma in Implantology at the University of the Western Cape.

    He performs all aspects of dental treatment but he is now more focused on providing implant solutions for different situations. This included the replacement of teeth with implants with supported bridges over dentures.

    Denis regularly visits his mentors in Germany for continuing education and updates on the latest developments in Implantology.

  • Dr Myriam Biffen

    Dentist GDC Reg No: 196334 | BDS, MJDF

    Myriam qualified in Mexico in 2006 and worked in her home city of Monterrey at a private practice for several years. She then moved to England and in 2013 re-qualified in the UK after passing the Overseas Registration Examination. Since then she has been practicing private dentistry in England.

    She has a real passion for dentistry and is committed to providing high quality care based on scientific evidence and principles. She always aims to ensure the patient is put at ease and given a pain free experience whilst addressing their individual needs. As well as treating all patients, she enjoys treating children and nervous patients.

    Myriam has a real interest in aesthetic dentistry, particularly clear aligners such as Invisalign and invisible braces, as well as new methods and treatments for providing improved smiles and whitening.

    In 2015, Myriam passed her examinations to become a member of the Joint Dental Faculties of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. She is also a member of the British Endodontic and Orthodontic society.

    Myriam is studying an MSc in Aesthetic Dentistry at King’s College of London.

    In her short time working in the UK Myriam has already established a strong reputation amongst her patients who enjoy her caring and professional approach.

    In her spare time Myriam enjoys keeping fit, cooking and, when time allows, painting with oils.

     

  • Dr Pavani Reddy

    Dentist GDC Reg No: 172992

    Pavani graduated in 2004 and after working in private practice and teaching experience in India, moved to the UK in 2007.

    She worked in Scotland in Aberdeen for 4 years providing community dental care after which she moved to England to practice general dentistry in 2013.

    Continuing education has always been a priority and she regularly updates her knowledge regarding the latest/newest treatment methods. This has sharpened her clinical skills, improved efficiency and broadened her knowledge. She is a very caring professional who is especially good with nervous/phobic patients.

    In her spare time she loves travelling and playing badminton.

  • Isabelle Tillen

    Dentist GDC Reg No: 61481

    Isabelle is a highly motivated and hard working dental associate, she has generated over 29 years of experience within both practice and hospital environments in the UK and overseas. She is on the specialist register for Oral Surgery and can offer sedation if required.

    She is currently practising general dentistry, oral surgery and dental implant work on a private basis. She has a professional and friendly manner with vast experience and skills.

  • Dr Pooja Nayak

    Associate Dentist GDC Reg no. 230112 | Mumbai in 2000

    Pooja graduated from the University of Mumbai in 2000 and worked in a private practice in Mumbai before moving to England in 2008. She passed her ORE exams in 2012. She was working at Care Dental, Tidworth since 2014 providing both NHS and Private treatments before moving to join Oasis Salisbury in 2016.

    She is caring, resourceful and solution-oriented always trying to keep abreast with continuing professional development. She is currently undergoing Post-Graduate Training from the University of Edinburgh.

    Pooja lives in Salisbury with her husband and 2 children. She enjoys playing badminton, going to the theatre and listening to music.

Hygienists

  • Royston Bent

    Hygienist GDC Reg No: 2812 | EDH 1983

    Roy qualified in 1983 with RADC in Aldershot. He has worked full time in the NHS and Private Practice in the Army, Oxen, Saudi Arabia and has also been based in Dorset since 1990. He has worked in a number of practices around Wiltshire, Dorset and Hampshire.

    He has experience in Dental Hygiene and vast experience with nervous/anxious patients.  In his spare time his interests are photography, gardening and cooking.

  • Amanda Brazier

    Hygienist GDC Reg No: 6420

    Mandy trained professionally whilst serving in the RAF and holds a Diploma in Dental Hygiene from the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh.

    Her belief in motivating and educating people is the foundation of good dental hygiene treatment.

    Mandy is especially passionate about calming and supporting nervous patients, making sure good care is accessible to all.

    In her spare time Mandy likes walking and spending time outdoors.

  • Laura Moss

    Dental Hygienist GDC Reg No. 3301 | CEB Cert in Dental Hygiene 1987

    Laura has 37 years experience in dentistry in the capacity of DSA, Dental Hygienist and Dental Tutor, Dental Project Advisor and fund raiser for Chernobyl Children Lifeline 1996-1998. Devised and ran local Dental Health Education Project for pre-schools, infant and junior schools and care homes in North West Hampshire 1997-1999.

    Co-lecturer to Mr A. Woodman MSc BDS MRDRCS DGDP at Plymouth, Southampton, Basingstoke and Winchester (post graduate Perio course for Dentists) 1998-2002.

    Dental Nurse Tutor at Eastleigh College and Salisbury District Hospital 1999-2006.

    CPD lecturer and in house trainer for seven years on medical emergencies, periodontology disease and medical histories and the medically compromised patient at Southampton, Bournemouth, Bath, Devizes and Dorchester 2006-2013.

    Six years as an FA AFA and ETA in St John Ambulance Voluntary Service.

    Part of an overseas dental team for dent-aid on two missions to Morocco in 2013-2014.

Dental Nurses

  • Jennifer Hopkins

    Lead Nurse GDC Reg No: 267020 | Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds 2016

    Jenny came to work for the Salisbury practice in 2013 and was appointed Lead Dental Nurse in 2015. She completed her Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing at Eastleigh College.

    She enjoys working with the team and looks forward to gaining more qualifications in the future.

     

  • Natasha Markey

    Dental Nurse and Treatment Coordinator GDC Reg No: 269770 | Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds 2016

    Natasha started as a trainee dental nurse in January 2015 after coming over from Ireland (Cork); in January 2016 she went to work in a fully private practice locally. She returned as a fully qualified nurse in January 2017.

    Natasha has a welcoming personality and takes great pride in her patient care. She has recently become the Treatment Co-ordinator for the practice.

    In her spare time she enjoys socialising and being outdoors.

  • Lucy Lake

    Dental Nurse GDC Reg No: 280406 | Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds 2017

    Lucy started working for Bupa Dental Care in April 2016 as a trainee dental nurse. She completed her course and qualified in November 2017.

    In her spare time she enjoys snowboarding, rock climbing, long walks in the country side, going to the gym, socialising and meeting new people.

  • Cameshia Jordon

    Qualified Dental Nurse GDC Reg No. 272443 | National Diploma in Dental Nursing NEBDN 2017

    Cameshia started her career as a trainee dental nurse in My Dentist in Andover. She qualified in August 2017 and gained her GDC registration.

    In June 2018 she joined the team at Bupa Dental Care in Salisbury.

    She wants to expand her career and work as an implant nurse in the near future.

    Cameshia id a family orientated person, a devoted wife and a caring mother of two children.

    Her hobbies include gardening, baking scrumptious cakes and leading her local choir.

  • Sangita Ale

    Qualified Dental Nurse GDC Reg No. 275616 | Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds 2017

    Sangita is originally from Nepal. She has been a dental nurse for 3 years after she qualifiied in December 2017.

    Prior to joining Bupa Dental Care, Sangita worked at a fully private practice where she had an opportunity to experience implant placement and oral surgery. She also had an opportunity to attend a 1st stage of a sedation course and hopes to continue the course in future at Bupa Dental Care.

    Sangita is very happy to be a part of the Bupa team. She hopes to gain further qualifications. In her spare time she loves cooking and gardening. She also really enjoys watching horror movies.

Practice staff

  • Charlotte Conti

    Practice Manager GDC Reg No. 252533 | Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 - City & Guilds Aug 2014

    Prior to joining the dentistry industry, Charlotte had 8 years experience within healthcare, undertaking various roles and responsibilities as a carer/key worker. This was ranging from personal care to promoting independence, organising activities in a day centre to working on the acute wards in the local hospital. She also completed two years RGN training at Southampton University but decided general nursing was not what she wanted to pursue as a career.

    Charlotte has always had a keen interest in dentistry and finally had the opportunity as a trainee nurse in a small independently run practice in August 2011 (St Ann Dental Care). She quickly progressed in her role from Trainee Dental Nurse once gaining her nursing qualifications and becoming Lead Nurse with the help of the Principal Dentist. In Sept 2014, she progressed to Practice Manager. She has been the CQC Registered Manager since November 2015.

    Patient care has always and remains her priority when delivering services to her patients.

  • Denise Newman

    Receptionist

    I have worked at Oasis Dental Care for the last 8 years as Lead Receptionist

Bupa Dental Care Salisbury

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