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Andrew J Evans CDT RCS (Eng)

MANAGING DIRECTOR GDC No.146040

Andrew trained at Guys Hospital as a Dental Technician in the early 1990s and after qualification gained a position in the specialist Crown and Bridge Laboratory at the Hospital.

Having gained experience over several years in all aspects of restorative restorations, Andrew moved to Brighton to start a new life with his young family and established a new business venture. ‘Implant Restorations Ltd’ is a dental laboratory specialising in making Implant restorations. After 12 years the laboratory is successful and renowned nationwide.

With this background Andrew was able to further his education and obtain a Diploma in Clinical Dental Technology (Merit) from the Royal College of Surgeons. The course provided a full understanding and clinical training in both clinical and technical aspects of patient care for dentures. The qualification now allows Andrew to provide comprehensive care for patients including taking impressions, making restorations and fitting them.

Working closely with Graeme Newton a fellow clinical dental technician, Andrew strives to make the patient – clinician experience one of care, trust and understanding throughout the treatment.

Graeme J Newton CDT RCS (Eng)

MANAGING DIRECTOR GDC No.152939

Graeme began his apprenticeship in Dental Technology in September 2001 and subsequently gained a BTEC National Diploma from Lambeth College in 2005.

For over 15 years he worked as a freelance Dental Technician in a number of leading dental laboratories in London and the South East. This experience enabled him to master a considerable number of specialist skills.

His early career path focused on crown and bridge restorative work and since 2007 he developed considerable expertise working with prosthetics and implant restorations. With this background Graeme was keen to provide a more personal service for patients and continued his professional development by obtaining a Diploma in Clinical Dental Technology from the Royal College of Surgeons.

With this qualification Graeme can now not only make patient restorations, but also take impressions and fit them to ensure each and every patient’s personal needs are met. Graeme truly believes that this is a fantastic opportunity to work closely with patients, get to know them as individuals and provide the clinical service that they deserve.

Dr Paul Loder

DENTIST GDC No.68197

Paul qualified from Manchester University in 1992 and has owned a dental practice since 1996.

Paul practices all aspects of general dentistry and has an admirable reputation for listening, discussing treatment options with patients and putting their interests first. He particularly enjoys working closely with our expert clinical technicians to achieve the best possible outcome for patients.

Dr Nikoletta Kafantari DipDS

DENTIST GDC No.180682

Nikoletta Kafantari was selected in the MSc programme of Endodontics at the Eastman Dental Institute University London in 2010, and whilst being the youngest candidate she completed it with distinction.

Nikoletta has gained clinical experience in the past in private practices both in Greece and in UK and has participated in research programmes regarding new advances in Endodontics in Universities in both countries. Her specific interest has been the identification of the factors associated with weakening of teeth as a result of endodontic treatment

Nikoletta has gained the required experience to analyse endodontic problems, discuss available options and select the appropriate treatment for each patient. She can systematically plan the management of an endodontic problem and has the clinical and surgical skills to execute it with a high degree of competence.

Dr Nick Cooper BDS, MB BS, DipDSed

IMPLANT SURGEON GDC No.193136

Nick is both a dentist and medical doctor and utilises his experience in both fields to provide excellent care for his patients. After working in hospitals across London and the South East, Nick has since decided to focus his expertise and skills on providing dental implants to his patients in the dental practice setting.

Nick is committed to continuing postgraduate study and has completed the esteemed Diploma in Implant Dentistry at the Royal College of Surgeons of England, and also has a Diploma in Conscious Sedation. He is a member of the Association of Dental Implantology (ADI), the European Association of Osseointegration (EAO), the Society for the Advancement of Anaesthesia in Dentistry (SAAD) and regularly attends lectures and conferences to keep up to date with new techniques and clinical evidence. Nick is also Advanced Life Support certified.

He has a calming and gentle approach which helps puts patients at ease, and is highly skilled and methodical when carrying out all aspects of dental implant treatment.

Jade Mcdonald DipDH

HYGIENIST  GDC No.5743

Jade is our hygienist. With a calming and caring approach, she is highly spoken of amongst our staff and patients.

Jade registered with the GDC in 2000 and is an important part of our team.  Jade works in other practices around East Sussex and has built up a fine reputation for her attention to detail.  With her bubbly and enthusiastic personality Jade quickly puts patients at ease and provides them with best treatment possible.

Vicky Pearce

PRACTICE MANAGER  GDC No.154244

Vicky is our experienced Practice Manager. With this knowledge and expertise she is keen to ensure that patients immediately feel comfortable and content that they are in good hands.

Vicky is also clinically qualified, having registered with the GDC as a dental nurse in 2008.  With her clinical experience in implant nursing and impression taking she fully understands the needs of patients and is keen to ensure their welfare is an integral part of our Practice management.

Lauren Passmore

DENTAL NURSE GDC No.255849

Lauren is our experienced and qualified dental nurse, having registered with the GDC in 2015. Lauren also holds a Society for the Advancement of Anaesthesia in Dentistry (SAAD) certificate in sedation and is working to obtain further qualifications.

Lauren has worked in many practices around East Sussex.  Having worked as a locum dental nurse for many years, she has built up a great rapport with staff and patients with the knowledge and personality to make all our patients feel calm and well looked after.

Katie Lawes

RECEPTIONIST GDC No.251654

Katie is our front of house receptionist; with her happy and helpful nature she is keen to making our patients feel welcome.

Katie is also clinically qualified having registered with the GDC in 2014 as a qualified dental nurse. She also holds a certificate in SAAD sedation.  With her clinical experience Katie is able to answer any questions and make patients feel welcome in our practice.

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The Dental Practice UK
101 Preston Road Brighton BN1 6AF

01273 032 999
info@thedentalpracticeuk.com

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH

THE DENTAL PRACTICE UK IS A TRADING NAME OF THE DENTURE CLINIC LTD
COOKIES AND PRIVACY POLICY · © 2019 THE DENTURE CLINIC LTD