Dentists

  • Ian Hetherington

    Lead Dentist GDC Reg No: 63930 | MCCD RCS Eng 1998 BDS Dund 1988

    Ian rejoined the practice in 2001 after beginning his career here in 1989. He has since been involved in Clinical Community Dentistry, achieving membership of the Royal College of Surgeons in 1998. Ian’s special interest is in prosthetics and restorative dentistry.

  • Jackie Taylor

    Dentist GDC Reg No. 65933 | BDS Birmingham 1990

    Jackie is a Birmingham graduate, qualifying in 1990, who joined the practice in 2012. Jackie likes to do high quality minimally invasive dentistry. She particularly likes showing patients that dentistry can be a lot more pleasant than they may imagine enabling nervous patients and children to gain confidence

  • Peter Osztrogonacz

    Dentist GDC Reg No: 104357 | Dr Med Dent Szeged 2001

    Peter qualified from the University of Szeged Medical Faculty, Hungary in 2001. His first job was general dentistry at Alfoldi Dental Clinic in Budapest where he worked for five years. He joined this practice in 2006 and has been working as a full time dentist since then.

    He has special interests in aesthetic dentistry and the prosthetic part of implant retained replacements. Peter is married and has one son. His hobbies include travelling, food, sports, music, books and movies.

  • Nigel Reynolds

    Implant Dentist GDC Reg No. 62551| BDS (UWCM Cardiff) Dip.Rest.Dent.Practice (UCL London) Dip. Implant.Dent (Advanced) RCS (London) Faculty FGDP RCS (London) Implant.Dent. Master Implant Clinician (UCLA Los Angeles)

    Nigel has been in private practice for thirty years and has been involved in the dental implant field for over twenty years. In 2002 he founded the Southwest Implant Centre. Since his time he has built a reputation within the dental profession as one of the most respected implant dentist's in the region.

    Nigel is a faculty member of the world-renowned Royal College of Surgeons (UK) and as such is an assessor and tutor for the Postgraduate Diploma in Dental Implantology, the UK’s pre-eminent post graduate implant training programme, teaching postgraduate dental surgeons.

    In 2011 Nigel was awarded top honours by the Global Institute for Dental Education and the University of Los Angeles Dental School, for obtaining first prize in the Global Implant Master Clinicians Programme. Dr Nigel Reynolds attained first prize from over a hundred participants from the USA, South Americas, Europe, Japan, and the Middle East. Nigel has attained postgraduate qualifications in implant dentistry from the World’s pre-eminent centres in this field.

  • Stassi Stavreva

    Dentist GDC Reg No: 172680 | DMS Sofia 2007

    Stassi qualified in Bulgaria in 2007. Immediately after, she finished a course in Clinical Psychology, enabling her to understand patients' needs. Stassi always seeks to develop and keep up to date with all new treatments.

    She has completed a postgraduate education at the University of Manchester and Chester and holds an MSC in Aesthetic and Restorative Dentistry (For example: Veneers, Crowns, Bridges, Tooth Whitening - anything to help improve your smile). She also holds a certificate in Endodontics (Root Canal Treatment) and is able to provide cosmetic braces and Facial Aesthetics.

  • Jas Singh

    Dentist GDC Reg No: 68488 | BDS Lond 1992

    I qualified from the prestigious Guys’ Dental School in London with the highest of standards in safety and clinical care. I am also a Platinum Elite Doctor for Invisalign braces having successfully treated over 400 patients. I also practice in some of London’s top cosmetic practices and have treated quite a few celebrities.

Hygienists

  • Sara Ironside

    Hygienist GDC Reg No: 2385 | CEB Cert in Dental Hygiene 1982

    Sara has been in dentistry since 1979, starting first as a dental nurse and progressing to qualification as a Hygienist in 1982. She is a long-standing member of the dental team within the practice and along the way has built up a list of loyal patients.

    Sara likes to keep up to date with all new materials and techniques by attending regular courses. She is a busy Mum to two twin girls but still enjoys keeping fit, cooking, salsa lessons and wearing her Jimmy Choos!

     

  • Lucy Griffiths

    Hygienist GDC Reg No: 109829 | NVQ L3 Oral Healthcare: Dental Nursing and Indp Assess City & Guilds 2003, Diploma in Dental Hygiene and Therapy Lond 2007

    Lucy is a long-standing member of our team. She qualified as dental hygiene therapist at Kings College London in 2007 and is highly qualified to facilitate effective periodontal disease prevention and treatment. She can also provide paediatric dentistry for children and is able to deliver some dental treatment for adults such as fillings and whitening.

    Lucy works hard to build trust and tailors all of her appointments to the individual.

  • Jessica Hawthorn

    Hygienist GDC Reg No: 258266 | BSc Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy Birm 2015

    Jessica qualified in 2015 from the University of Birmingham’s School of Hygiene and Dental Therapy. She is enthusiastic about motivating patients and providing a high level of care.

  • Andrea McNelis

    Hygienist GDC Reg No: 210688| BSc Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy Birm 2011

    Andrea joined the practice in 2013 as a Hygienist.

Dental Nurses

  • Nicky Sidddons

    Lead Dental Nurse GDC Reg No: 206138 | National Certificate NEBDN 2010.

    Nicky joined the company in 2007 as trainee dental nurse at the Worcester City practice. She then joined the Redditch practice in 2013 as a Lead Dental Nurse.

    She has recently joined the practice as a Lead Dental Nurse and is enjoying the challenges this new role entails.

  • Pat Collins

    Dental Nurse GDC Reg No: 122826 | Cert in Dental Surgery Assisting NEBDSA 1992

    Pat has been a dental nurse since 1970 and hase been with the practice for over 20 years. She is highly involved with staff training and has also completed the Astra Tech Implant Dental Nurse Scheme. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with my Granddaughters, reading, travelling, cooking and walking.

  • Sara Collins

    Dental Nurse GDC Reg No: 122749 | National Certificate NEBDN 1995

    Sara qualified as a dental nurse in 1995. She enjoys assisting in all aspects of dental treatments, and aims to maintain a calm, friendly and efficient atmosphere in the dental surgery. Her main hobbies outside of work are keeping fit and her son, Harry.

  • Sarah Bates

    Dental Nurse GDC Reg No: 122862 | National Certificate NEBDSA 1992

    Sarah has been a dental nurse since 1992 and rejoined the practice in 2002. She is responsible for assisting the dentist chair side providing a calm and friendly atmosphere within the treatment area.

Practice staff

  • Keeley Smith

    Practice Manager GDC Reg No: 149598 | NVQ Level 3 Oral Health Care: Dent Nursing & Independent Assessment NEBDN 2008

    Keeley began working in dentistry in 2003 and joined Bupa Dental Care in May 2007 as a Trainee Dental Nurse where she received her qualification shortly after. She has undertaken various roles within several different practices during my time with Bupa and has been a Practice Manager since April 2013.

  • Lucy Brown

    Patient Co-ordinator GDC Reg No: 250534 | Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds 2013

    Lucy started working as a trainee dental nurse in 2007 and gained her qualification in 2010. She has gone on to do patient coordinating, which she loves.

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