Dentists

  • George Kallivretakis

    Dentist GDC - 108621 -- DDS (Tim) 2004, MSc (Man) 2011

    Georgios was born on the island of Crete, Greece. He graduated with a degree in Dentistry from the University of Timisoara, School of Dentistry in 2004. After working in the UK for number of years, he attended Manchester Dental School and in 2011 obtained an MSc in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

    He has made it his highest priority to continue his education and study with some of the most respected dentists in the USA, UK and Brazil. To this end he has completed several postgraduate courses covering topics such Occlusion, Cosmetic Dentistry, Implantology and TMJ management.

    George completed his Advanced training in Implantology in 2013 and has been successfully placing Implants for the last 3 years.

    His philosophy is to provide optimum dentistry for his patients in a caring way with emphasis on function, aesthetics and prevention. He feels fortunate that his favourite hobby and his work have become one and the same.

  • Hilary Quinlan

    Dentist GDC - 57083 -- BDS (L’pool) 1982

    Hilary qualified from Liverpool University in 1982 and after a six month house job at Birmingham Dental Hospital, she embarked on a five year commission in the Royal Navy Dental Branch. Since then she has worked in private dentistry including her own practice.

    Hilary is married with three children - Natalie (an Optometrist), Henry, who works in London and Evie who is studying Spanish at University. Hilary also enjoys keeping fit at the gym and running – she hopes to run the London Marathon in 2017.

    Hilary’s aim is to help patients to maintain and restore good dental health using the most up to date, minimally invasive and gentle techniques. She has a particular interest in early intervention orthodontics and treatment of bite and jaw joint (TMJ) problems, including the treatment of headaches and facial pain.

    One of the things Hilary love’s about being a dentist is the chance to interact with a wide variety of people, to care for their dental health and the person as a whole.

Hygienists

  • Satvinder Sekhon

    Dental Hygienist CEB Dip Dent Hygiene 1997, GDC No.5283

    Satvinder Sekhon trained as a dental hygienist whilst in the army service with the Royal Army Dental Corps. He qualified in 1997 and was posted to Blandford Camp. After leaving the army in 2000 Satvinder joined Smiles Dental Shaftesbury and has been with the practice ever since. Satvinder keeps up to date with the latest trends in dentistry by regularly attending update courses. He is originally from Newcastle and is an avid fan of Newcastle United.

Dental Nurses

  • Layla Pollard

    Trainee Dental Nurse

    Layla joined Oasis as a trainee in November 2015, she is just about to start her formal training.

    Layla has proved to be an excellent trainee and is now nursing and working on reception with very little assistance from her colleagues – she has already become a valued member of our team.

  • Mandy Foster

    Dental Nurse GDC - 178763

    Mandy joined Oasis last year in 2015 and works 2 days a week with Georgios Kallivretakis.

  • Sarah Allard

    Dental Nurse GDC - 131002

    Sarah has worked at Shaftesbury for about 15 years.

    Sarah is very experienced and has recently been going out on domiciliary visits with our dentist Hilary Quinlan.

    Sarah is also brilliant at “odd jobs” and can often be found doing all sorts of things from gardening to upholstery!

    Sarah loves gardening at home and cooking - and we all love her cakes and quiches!

  • Heidi Angus

    Dental Nurse GDC - 128476

    Heidi started working at the practice nearly 26 years ago – she is a very experienced nurse!

    Heidi is also Lead Nurse and our Infection Control Lead, she has been instrumental in developing systems and procedures which have helped us our pass our CQC Inspections.

    Heidi loves cooking, gardening and crocheting and loves to teach people her skills as a Dental Nurse.

Practice staff

  • Sam Edmunds

    Assistant Manager/Receptionist

    Sam has been working at Shaftesbury for just over 5 years – she is brilliant at organising all of us and reception. Sam is loved by all our patients and is well known as a keen horse racing enthusiast!

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