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Lau Berraondo

Clinical Director

GDC: 70823

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Lau Berraondo

Clinical Director

BChD Leeds 1995

GDC Number: 70823

Lau graduated from The University of Leeds in 1995. He completed his vocational training in a prestigious practice in York before moving on to work in a busy NHS practice outside of Leeds, rising to the position of senior associate and running the practice until 2000.

He moved to the Ely area in 2000 to set up his own dental practice. Chequer Hall Dental Practice opened in April 2001 and quickly became the largest dental practice in the eastern region. Lau was appointed the Dental Advisor for the East Cambridgeshire and Fenland PCT in 2005. Chequer Hall was acquired by MyDentist in 2010.

Throughout his career, Lau has developed a keen interest in cosmetic and full mouth rehabilitative dentistry. Fuelled by his passion, he envisioned a dental practice that could offer the best and most advanced treatments in modern dentistry. This vision materialised in the form of Enhance, a state-of-the-art clinic that Lau established in June 2008. Today, Enhance is recognized as one of the leading clinics in the United Kingdom, attracting referrals and patients from across the country seeking advanced dental procedures such as implants, full mouth rehabilitation, endodontics, orthodontics, and periodontal surgery.

Lau is a member of The British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, an associate member of the American Academy and regularly attends many postgraduate courses. He has attained Level III (known as the Masters Level) in Aesthetic Dentistry at The Rosenthal Institute of New York University, whose faculty includes some of the best dentists in the world. He completed his implant GDC registration course in 2009 and has gone on to place hundreds of dental implants. He was the first dentist in East Anglia to teach the Esthetic Advantage Program from Nobel Biocare. He now runs regular courses for other dentists from the Teaching Suite at Enhance. He obtained his diploma in Dental Implant Surgery from the esteemed Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh, furthering his expertise and credentials.

Lau has completed advanced courses in the use of Botulinum toxin, dermal fillers, PDO facial thread lifting and skin peels and has been taught by some of the best facial practitioners in the UK. Lau was the first clinician in Cambridgeshire to be included on the Independent Healthcare Advisory Services (IHAS) Register for Injectable Cosmetic Providers Quality Assurance Mark.

Outside of dentistry, Lau’s primary passion lies in his profession. He actively participates in global conferences and frequently volunteers his services in emergency clinics organised by various charities and refugee groups. Lau has provided dental care to hundreds of patients in refugee camps, making a significant impact on their lives. When he’s not practising dentistry, Lau enjoys spending time cooking on his traditional Parilla and socialising with his family and friends.

Esther Jones

Esther Jones

Senior Associate Dentist / Orthodontic Clinic Lead

GDC: 70711

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Esther Jones

Esther Jones

Senior Associate Dentist / Orthodontic Clinic Lead

BChD Leeds 1995, MFDS RCS Eng 2000

GDC Number: 70711

Esther graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Leeds in 1995. She completed her vocational training in a busy mixed NHS and private practice in Yorkshire.

She temporarily left general practice and worked for two years as senior house officer in oral and maxillofacial surgery in the Royal Preston Hospital and The Lister Hospital in Stevenage. She was awarded membership of the faculty of dental surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons in 2000.

Esther returned to general dental practice in Cambridge in 1999. At the end of 2001, she joined Chequer Hall Dental Practice and quickly established an enviable reputation for clinical excellence. She left in June 2008 to join Lau Berraondo as a Senior Associate at Enhance.

Esther’s main areas of interest are complex restorative and cosmetic dentistry, combining restorative and orthodontic treatments to achieve the best outcomes for her patients. Esther is a member of The British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, an associate member of the American Academy and regularly attends many postgraduate courses. In recent years she has continued her education with year-long courses in restorative dentistry at the renowned Tipton training in Manchester and cosmetic dentistry with the British Society for Cosmetic Dentistry in London.

Esther has taken her interest in orthodontics to the next level and is a platinum Invisalign provider and recently completed a post graduate diploma in aligner therapy.

Esther prides herself in making her patients feel comfortable under her care. Her considerate nature and gentle touch has helped her establish great relationships with her patients, many of whom she has been looking after for over 20 years.

Outside of work, Esther loves spending time with her family and keeping fit with long dog walks and yoga.

Patrick Abbott

Associate Dentist/Endodontic Clinic Lead

GDC: 74611

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Patrick Abbott

Associate Dentist/Endodontic Clinic Lead

BDS 1998, MSc (Endodontics) 2010, MFGDP(UK) RCS 2004

GDC Number: 74611

Dr Patrick Abbott joined the Enhance Dental Team in 2014 from the Dental Branch of the Royal Air Force and is the Practice’s clinical lead for Endodontics. Patrick’s expertise in this area is highly regarded; particularly in the provision of root canal treatment under microscope.

Patrick graduated from Queen’s University, Belfast in 1998, winning the award for Excellence in Operative Dentistry. He was then commissioned in the Royal Air Force as a Dental Officer, where he enjoyed a rewarding 16-years serving in the UK and overseas. During his RAF career, Patrick achieved Membership to the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners (MFGDP) and went on to achieve a MSc in Endodontics from the prestigious Eastman Dental Hospital, University College London, in 2010. A member of the British Endodontic Society, Patrick has been providing exceptional endodontic services to his patients, including treatment options for patients seeking more advanced and personalised care.

Patrick is also experienced in providing compassionate general dental care to his patients and utilises Enhance Dental’s advanced digital in-house crown-and-bridge facilities to provide tailored and personalised treatment. He is committed to continued professional development with the latest advancements in endodontic treatment through a rigorous post-graduate educational program.

Outside of work, Patrick is involved in several different local groups, including Ely Tigers RUFC where he recently became a rugby referee. He also enjoys sports and fitness pursuits through walking, cycling, skiing and rugby.

Noemi Banhidi

Associate Cosmetic Dentist

GDC: 108391

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Noemi Banhidi

Associate Cosmetic Dentist

DMD Semmelweis, Budapest 2002

GDC Number: 108391

Noemi is a highly skilled and compassionate general dentist with an extensive background in restorative dentistry and facial aesthetics. Throughout her career spanning over two decades, she has consistently demonstrated her commitment to providing exceptional dental care while helping her patients achieve optimal oral health and a radiant smile.

Noemi earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree from a renowned dental school in Budapest in 2002. After graduation, she embarked on a journey of professional growth, starting her career at the Restorative Department of a prestigious university clinic. During her two-year tenure, she honed her skills in restorative dentistry, gaining valuable expertise in the field.

In 2007, Noemi relocated to the United Kingdom to pursue new opportunities. Her dedication to staying abreast of the latest advancements in dentistry led her to complete numerous advanced courses in restorative dentistry and composites. Her thirst for knowledge and commitment to providing the best possible care to her patients led her to Enhance Dental Centre in 2016.

At Enhance Dental Centre, Noemi has been able to pursue her passion for general dentistry. She focuses on providing personalised treatment plans to help her patients achieve and maintain optimal dental health. Her expertise encompasses various areas of general dentistry, including preventive care, restorative procedures, and cosmetic dentistry.

Noemi has also completed specialised facial aesthetic courses on Harley Street, further expanding her skill set. This additional training enables her to provide subtle facial enhancements, helping patients achieve a natural, youthful appearance. With her keen eye for detail and artistic approach, Noemi aims to provide patients with a “morning glow” look.

One of Noemi’s greatest strengths lies in her ability to make patients feel comfortable and at ease under her care. Her caring and gentle demeanour create a welcoming atmosphere, allowing patients to overcome dental anxiety and receive treatment with confidence. She takes the time to listen to her patients’ concerns and actively involves them in their treatment decisions, promoting a collaborative approach to dental care.

Noemi remains actively involved in various professional organisations and regularly attends dental conferences and workshops to stay at the forefront of the ever-evolving dental field. Her commitment to continuous learning ensures that her patients receive the highest standard of care.

When Noemi is not transforming smiles and enhancing facial aesthetics, she enjoys spending time with her family, exploring new cuisines, and maintaining an active lifestyle through activities such as yoga and outdoor pursuits.

At Enhance Dental Centre, Noemi’s expertise and compassionate approach contribute to the exceptional care provided to patients, ensuring their dental health and well-being are prioritised.

Megan Fergusson

Associate Cosmetic Dentist

GDC: 100063

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Megan Fergusson

Associate Cosmetic Dentist

BDS Otago, NZ 2001, MFDS RCS Eng 2007

GDC Number: 100063

Megan is a highly qualified dental professional with a wealth of experience and expertise. She graduated in the top 10 of her class in New Zealand in 2001 and has been a member of the Royal College of Surgeons (England) since 2006.

With a background in oral surgery, Megan has held hospital positions in both New Zealand and the UK, gaining valuable experience along the way.

One of Megan’s passions lies in providing specialized care to children, nervous patients, and individuals with additional needs. Her time in the Community Dental Service has equipped her with the skills and empathy necessary to treat these patients with utmost care and understanding.

Megan regularly undertakes postgraduate study with additional training in Aesthetic and Restorative Dentistry, Dental implantology, and is a certified Go Plus provider for Invisalign. This extensive training allows her to offer a wide range of treatments to enhance the oral health and smiles of her patients.

When she’s not practising dentistry, Megan enjoys life in Cambridge, where she resides with her husband, three children, and three adorable guinea pigs.

Richard Brookshaw

Visiting Implantologist

GDC: 72150

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Richard Brookshaw

Visiting Implantologist

BDS University of Dundee 1996

GDC Number: 72150

Richard Brookshaw is a highly skilled dental implant surgeon. He has placed more than 5000 implants and is one of only a handful of implant surgeons nationwide who can carry out implant surgery in patients with extreme bone loss, using specifically designed zygomatic implants.

Richard exclusively practises all aspects of implant dentistry, including hard and soft tissue augmentation, sinus grafting and same day implants.

He first qualified in 1996 from the University of Dundee. Then, in 1999, he gained his Master’s degree in Oral Surgery from the University of Sheffield and further extended his clinical qualification in 2001 by completing an 18-month Implant Training Programme.

Richard is both nationally and internationally respected as a lecturer and mentor in Implant Dentistry, immediate same day implants and CT scanning & planning for implant surgery.

He also lectures for Nobel Biocare nationally and internationally on a range of advanced implant techniques and is a regular lecturer and contributor to their World Tour.

Nobel Biocare is a world-leader in the field of innovative implant-based dental restorations. They have over 65 years of innovative and forward looking solutions, which stems from the ground-breaking discovery of osseointegration in 1952.

Fahd Saleh

Specialist in Periodontics

GDC: 81978

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Fahd Saleh

Specialist in Periodontics

GDC Number: 81978

Fahd qualified in 2003 from the University of Glasgow. He went on to develop a wide repertoire of clinical interests through various hospital posts and degrees. Fahd completed specialist training with distinction from Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital Trust and King’s College London, and is currently clinical lead for periodontics in several award-winning practices.

Alongside his clinical commitments, Fahd continues to maintain an active interest in periodontal research and teaching. He actively participates in mentoring and training dentists and hygienists and has given numerous lectures to local, national and international audiences.

Fahd is the recipient of numerous awards such as the Odontology Presidents Clinical Research Prize by the Royal Society of Medicine in relation to his work on antimicrobial peptides. He was also the recipient of the Ron Wilson research prize from King’s College London. In 2017, Fahd was named ‘Dentist of the Year’ in recognition for his clinical, educational and charitable activities.

Fahd accepts referrals for complex periodontal problems such as mobile teeth, gum pocketing, gum recession and implant based replacement of teeth. Fahd also provides all forms of dental treatment under sedation for anxious patients.

Steve Butler

Steve Butler

Associate Cosmetic Dentist

GDC: 73229

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Steve Butler

Steve Butler

Associate Cosmetic Dentist

BChD MFDS RCPR (Glasg)

GDC Number: 73229

After graduating from the University of Leeds in 1997, Steve embarked on his professional journey by joining the Royal Air Force as a General Duties Dental Officer. He honed his skills during Vocational Training at RAF Wittering in Cambridgeshire before embarking on a three-year exchange program with the Army in Germany. During this time, Steve provided dental care to soldiers, their families, and also had the opportunity to serve in Kosovo.

In 2001, Steve returned to the U.K. and continued his dental practice, dividing his time between England and Northern Ireland. His dedication to his profession led him to deploy to various regions, including Kuwait, Iraq, and Afghanistan. In 2013, his expertise was recognized, and he was chosen for Loan Service with the Royal Brunei Armed Forces in Borneo. There, Steve provided dental treatment to Bruneian military personnel and their families. He later returned to the U.K. in 2016.

In 2017, Steve’s journey took him to Cyprus, where he was stationed at RAF Akrotiri. Over the course of three years, he cared for British military personnel and their families. It was during this time that he completed his Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, showcasing his commitment to professional development.

Steve’s next assignments led him to RAF Honington, near Bury St Edmunds, in 2020, and subsequently to RAF Waddington, near Lincoln, in 2021, following his return from the Falkland Islands. However, after careful consideration and with the aim of providing domestic stability for his family, Steve made the decision to leave the RAF. He is thrilled to have been chosen to work at Enhance, where he can channel his passion for general practice dentistry and focus on treating toothwear cases, a particular area of interest for him.

Janette Murphy

Dental Hygienist/Therapist

GDC: 203896

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Janette Murphy

Dental Hygienist/Therapist

GDC Number: 203896

Janette embarked on her dental career in 1998, commencing as a dental nurse. Her journey led her to achieve her qualification in dental hygiene and therapy from the esteemed Royal College of Surgeons (Eng) in 2010.

Janette’s true passion lies in empowering her patients to achieve optimal periodontal health, thereby instilling them with confidence in their dental well-being. She takes a personalised approach, working closely with each patient to tailor the best possible treatment plan that suits their unique needs and abilities.

As a skilled therapist, Janette possesses the capability to perform simple restorations, including fillings, ensuring comprehensive care for her patients.

Outside the realm of dentistry, Janette immerses herself in a fulfilling personal life. She embraces “the good life” philosophy, striving for self-sufficiency by cultivating her own vegetables on her allotment. Additionally, she finds joy in embarking on mini adventures in her campervan whenever time allows.

Helen Farnsworth RDH/TH

Dental Hygienist/Therapist

GDC: 5817

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Helen Farnsworth RDH/TH

Dental Hygienist/Therapist

Diploma in Dental Therapy London 2001, CEB Diploma in Dental Hygiene 2001

GDC Number: 5817

Helen trained at the Royal London Hospital as a Dental Hygienist and Therapist. She qualified in 2001 and since this time has worked in a variety of settings, gaining much experience in treating a wide range of patients. Helen joined the Enhance team in 2015.

Helen takes a prevention focused approach, motivating her patients to improve their oral health and making sure they leave their appointments knowing the most effective ways of caring for their teeth and gums. She tailors her treatment to each patient, ensuring their individual needs are met and teaching them that implementing small changes at home will help their mouths feel fresher and stay healthier.

Helen aims to help her patients feel as comfortable as possible throughout treatment. She uses gentle techniques to put patients at ease, and particularly enjoys supporting nervous patients, listening to their concerns and helping them gain confidence and overcome their dental anxieties.

Helen is registered with the General Dental Council and is a member of the British Society of Dental Hygiene and Therapy. She has worked alongside several periodontal specialists, treating mild to severe cases of periodontal disease. Helen regularly attends training courses to keep up to date with the latest treatment protocols and methods and has carried out further extended duties training, including tooth whitening.

Cara Mitchell RDH/TH

Dental Hygienist/Therapist

GDC: 112556

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Cara Mitchell RDH/TH

Dental Hygienist/Therapist

National Certificate NEBDN 2002, Diploma Dental Hygiene RCS Eng 2009, Diploma Dental Therapist RCS Eng 2009

GDC Number: 112556

Cara joined the team at Enhance in August 2010. She qualified in 2009 in Hygiene and Therapy from the Eastman Dental Hospital, London.

Cara is trained to carry out hygiene services, treating gum disease and maintaining her patients’ oral health.

In addition to hygiene, Cara’s therapy training enables her to perform restorative treatments, fillings and preventive treatment on both adults and children. She also has previous experience in working with special care patients, and enjoys helping these patients feel more at ease in her care.

Cara is also able to provide inhalation sedation, enabling anxious patients to access dental care and keep their teeth and gums healthy.

Felicity Collinson RDN

Clinical Manager

GDC: 163141

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Felicity Collinson RDN

Clinical Manager

Verified experience in Dental Nursing

GDC Number: 163141

Felicity began her dental nursing career in 2003 at Chequer Hall Dental Practice, working alongside Lau Berraondo. In 2007, she relocated to Australia and gained experience working in various dental practices. She excelled in her field, eventually being appointed as the Head Nurse and Practice Manager in a prestigious cosmetic dental practice in Brisbane. After returning to the UK in 2009, Felicity managed a practice in South Cambridgeshire for a year before joining the Enhance team in 2010 as a senior nurse.

Since 2013, Felicity has held the crucial role of Clinical Manager at Enhance. Her primary responsibility is to ensure the smooth and efficient management of the clinical environment, overseeing the practice staff and optimising available resources. With her wealth of experience and expertise, Felicity upholds high standards of care and actively contributes to creating a supportive and nurturing atmosphere within the practice. She also takes on the important task of mentoring less experienced team members, guiding their professional growth.

Felicity’s presence as a senior staff member is highly valued by patients, as she provides a sense of reassurance and expertise throughout their dental journey. Patients can rely on her knowledge and dedication to delivering exceptional care. As the Clinical Manager, Felicity plays a vital role in ensuring that patients have a positive and comfortable experience, while addressing any concerns or enquiries they may have.

While focusing on her role as Clinical Manager, Felicity continues to support the overall patient care by working closely with the dental team. Her active involvement ensures that patients receive personalised attention and exceptional treatment throughout their visits to Enhance Dental Centre.

Outside of her professional life, Felicity enjoys spending quality time with her loved ones and nurturing her passion for running, keeping fit and the outdoors.

Jemma Read

Business Manager

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Jemma Read

Business Manager

Jemma’s dentistry journey began in 1996, and she officially qualified as a dental nurse in 1999, obtaining the National Certificate from NEBDN. Since 2001, she has been an integral part of Lau’s team, and when Enhance opened its doors in 2008, Jemma took on the responsibility of managing the clinical environment.

In 2012, Jemma expanded her skill set by completing the Certificate in Dental Implant Nursing at King’s College Hospital in London. This accomplishment led her to establish the role of Implant Co-Ordinator within the practice, where she played a vital part in coordinating implant-related procedures and patient care.

Taking on a new role in 2013, Jemma transitioned to become the Business Manager at Enhance. Demonstrating her commitment to professional development, she achieved the ILM Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management in 2015. As the Business Manager, Jemma ensures the smooth and efficient operation of the practice, focusing on various aspects of business administration.

Jemma’s responsibilities extend to health and safety management, training coordination, compliance activities, and overseeing practice and patient accounts. She meticulously handles finance administration, ensuring that the practice remains financially stable and efficient. Her strong organisational skills and attention to detail contribute to the overall success of Enhance Dental Centre.

Over time, the role of Implant Co-Ordinator has transitioned into a historical position, reflecting the growth and evolution of the practice. Jemma’s expertise and experience in implant dentistry continue to inform her role in business administration, allowing her to contribute to the practice’s success from a managerial standpoint.

Jemma’s commitment to the smooth operation of Enhance Dental Centre ensures that the practice functions effectively, allowing the entire team to provide exceptional care to patients while maintaining a strong focus on business administration and operational excellence.

Emma Farrell RDN

Senior Dental Nurse & Implant Co-Ordinator

GDC: 218763

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Emma Farrell RDN

Senior Dental Nurse & Implant Co-Ordinator

National Certificate NEBDN 2011

GDC Number: 218763

Emma Farrell is a highly experienced professional serving as the Senior Treatment Co-Ordinator and Education Manager at Enhance Dental Centre. Her passion for dentistry ignited in 2005 when she started as a receptionist in a bustling NHS dental practice. Inspired by her work, Emma pursued a diploma in Dental Nursing, which she successfully obtained in 2011. Her unwavering dedication and strong work ethic have been pivotal in propelling her career forward.

Joining the Enhance team in 2013, Emma assumed the role of Implant Co-Ordinator in 2014, where she played a crucial part in overseeing and coordinating implant-related procedures. Her expertise in implant dentistry continued to grow, leading her to qualify for the NEBDN Implant Nursing Diploma in 2017. Emma’s deep commitment to delivering excellence in patient care and her enthusiasm for sharing knowledge drove her to further develop her teaching skills.

Recognising the importance of education and mentorship, Emma actively engages in mentoring team members at Enhance Dental Centre. Witnessing the growth and success of her colleagues is a rewarding experience for her. Emma’s passion for teaching and her desire to make a difference prompted her to expand her educational horizons. Her exceptional performance in the educational role at the practice led to her promotion as a partner in the esteemed Glenys Bridges Practice Pathways.

With her vast knowledge and expertise, Emma serves as a key resource for implant-related procedures and patient care at Enhance Dental Centre. Her role as the Senior Treatment Co-Ordinator and Education Manager encompasses not only coordinating and managing implant treatments but also guiding and educating patients throughout their dental journeys.

Beyond her professional accomplishments, Emma finds joy in spending quality time with her family and indulging in activities such as watching her children play football and tending to her gardening passion.

Emma’s commitment to ongoing education, her expertise in implant dentistry, and her dedication to providing exceptional patient care make her an invaluable asset to Enhance Dental Centre. Her role as the Senior Treatment Co-Ordinator and Education Manager allows her to contribute significantly to the practice’s success and the well-being of its patients.

Sophie Eley RDN

Senior Dental Nurse & Treatment Co-Ordinator

GDC: 195250

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Sophie Eley RDN

Senior Dental Nurse & Treatment Co-Ordinator

NVQ Level 3 in Oral Health Care: Dental Nursing 2010

GDC Number: 195250

Sophie embarked on her dental nursing journey in 2006, and in 2010 she achieved her NVQ Level 3 in Oral Health Care Dental Nursing, marking a significant milestone in her career. Joining the Enhance team in 2016, she currently holds the role of Treatment Co-Ordinator for Dr. Megan Fergusson.

With extensive experience in NHS dentistry and a dedicated focus on professional growth, Sophie spent two years specialising in orthodontics. Her commitment to advancing her skills and knowledge is evident. In 2020, she successfully completed a Stage 4 course in Higher Dental Care Co-Ordination Skills, offered by Glenys Bridges and Partners Practice Pathways. Additionally, Sophie obtained an award in Intraoral Scanning in January 2023 through Orthodontic Team Training, further expanding her expertise.

During her leisure time, Sophie indulges in activities that bring her joy and relaxation. She cherishes moments spent with friends and family, and also finds pleasure in shopping excursions and immersing herself in the pages of a captivating book.

Ellie Heslop RDN

Endodontic Co-Ordinator

GDC: 303252

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Ellie Heslop RDN

Endodontic Co-Ordinator

Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing 2022

GDC Number: 303252

Ellie joined the Enhance team in 2020, and gained her Dental Nurse qualification in 2022. In the same year, she began working as Endodontic Treatment Co-Ordinator, a role that she really enjoys. Ellie is always looking for ways to further her skills, and as such completed an Intraoral Scanning course in 2022.

Outside of work, Ellie loves reading and travelling.

Lisa Redman

Lisa Redman RDN

Periodontal Treatment Co-Orindator

GDC: 137199

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Lisa Redman

Lisa Redman RDN

Periodontal Treatment Co-Orindator

GDC Number: 137199

Lisa Redman is a highly experienced dental nurse at Enhance Dental Centre, bringing over three decades of expertise to her role. Having qualified in 1993, Lisa’s vast knowledge and dedication to patient care make her an invaluable member of the team.

Driven by a desire for continuous professional development, Lisa is currently undergoing training in Dental Sedation Nursing and intraoral scanning. She embraces new technologies and techniques in dentistry, ensuring she can provide the best possible care to patients. Lisa finds particular enjoyment in working in the periodontal clinic and facing the challenges of treating nervous patients. Her compassionate approach and ability to make patients feel at ease make her a trusted ally in their dental journey.

Beyond her professional pursuits, Lisa has a passion for an active lifestyle. She thrives on the exhilaration of long-distance running, participating in ultra-marathons that test her physical and mental endurance. Paddleboarding and road cycling are also activities that allow her to connect with nature and maintain her fitness.

When it’s time to unwind, Lisa enjoys socialising with friends, savouring a glass of red wine paired with delicious cheese. In her downtime, she finds solace in the company of her beloved cat, creating a peaceful and comforting environment.

Lisa’s wealth of experience, commitment to professional growth, and love for an active lifestyle contribute to her well-rounded approach to dental nursing. Her ability to tackle challenging cases and provide empathetic care makes her an asset to Enhance Dental Centre. With her warm personality and dedication to patient well-being, Lisa is committed to ensuring each individual receives the highest quality dental care possible.

Samantha Bennett RDN

Orthodontic Treatment Co-Ordinator

GDC: 125827

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Samantha Bennett RDN

Orthodontic Treatment Co-Ordinator

Qualified National Certificate NEBDN 1999

GDC Number: 125827

Sam qualified as a Dental Nurse in 1999 and joined Chequer Hall Dental Practice in 2006, where she worked as Esther Jones’ nurse. She moved to Enhance when the practice opened in 2008, continuing her role as Esther’s nurse and treatment co-ordinator.

Sam completed a Dental Care Co-Ordination Skills course in 2020, furthering her knowledge and experience in this area.

Outside of work, Sam enjoys relaxing by spending time with her family.

Nicola Bowers RDN

Orthodontic Treatment Co-Ordinator

GDC: 179628

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Nicola Bowers RDN

Orthodontic Treatment Co-Ordinator

National Certificate NEBDN 2009, BDA Education Certificate in Dental Radiography 2015

GDC Number: 179628

Nicola has many years of experience in dental nursing, having qualified and registered as a Dental Nurse in 2009. She joined the team at Enhance in 2016, initially working in a receptionist role. Nicola is now our Orthodontic Treatment Co-Ordinator, mainly working with Esther Jones.

In 2015, Nicola gained her BDA Dental Radiography certificate, meaning she is fully qualified to take dental x-rays. She is dedicated to furthering her skills, and completed her BDA Oral Health Qualification in 2019. Nicola is currently undergoing her Intraoral Scanning course.

In her spare time, she enjoys Bounce trampoline classes and spending time with her family and friends.

Jessica Short RDN

Treatment Co-ordinator

GDC: 301006

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Jessica Short RDN

Treatment Co-ordinator

GDC Number: 301006

Jessica gained her Level 3 diploma in Dental Nursing in 2022, and was delighted to join the Enhance team in the same year. She loves all aspects of her role and particularly enjoys getting to know the patients.

Outside of work, Jessica enjoys shopping, travelling and spending time with her family and friends.

Amanda Ingram RDN

Treatment Co- Ordinator

GDC: 196349

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Amanda Ingram RDN

Treatment Co- Ordinator

National Certificate NEBDN 2010

GDC Number: 196349

Amanda Ingram is a dedicated dental nurse at Enhance Dental Centre, where she brings her expertise and passion for patient care to the forefront. As a devoted wife and mother of two children, Amanda understands the importance of family life and cherishes the moments spent with her loved ones.

Beyond her role as a dental nurse, Amanda finds joy in socialising and connecting with others. She appreciates the value of strong relationships and enjoys creating memorable experiences with friends and family.

Amanda’s love for the outdoors is evident in her passion for gardening. She takes pride in nurturing plants and creating a beautiful outdoor space. Spending time in nature rejuvenates her, and she finds solace and tranquillity in the midst of blooming flowers and lush greenery.

Driven by a desire for continuous professional growth, Amanda is currently undertaking a dental sedation nursing course. This showcases her commitment to expanding her knowledge and skills in order to provide the highest level of care to her patients. Her dedication and enthusiasm for her profession make her an invaluable asset to the Enhance Dental Centre team.

With her caring nature, passion for family life, and drive for professional development, Amanda exemplifies the qualities of a compassionate dental nurse. Her ability to create a comforting and supportive environment for patients, combined with her love for outdoor activities and personal growth, make her a valued member of the Enhance Dental Centre team.

Angela Lovat

Head of Reception

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Angela Lovat

Head of Reception

Angela Lovat, affectionately known as Angie, is the Head of Reception at Enhance Dental Centre. With a remarkable tenure at the practice, Angie played an integral role as part of the reception team since the opening of the clinic in 2008 until 2011. After a brief hiatus, Angie’s return to the team in 2015 was met with open arms, and her dedication and expertise were recognized when she was appointed to lead the reception department in 2022.

Angie’s ability to lead and fulfil her role with grace and efficiency is a testament to her exceptional organisational skills and natural talent for managing a bustling reception area. Her calm and composed demeanour helps create a welcoming atmosphere for patients and staff alike, ensuring that each interaction at Enhance Dental Centre is positive and streamlined.

Outside of her professional responsibilities, Angie finds joy in a variety of activities. She is an avid cook, delighting in the creation of delicious meals and experimenting with new recipes. Travelling to new destinations holds a special place in her heart, as it allows her to broaden her horizons and immerse herself in different cultures.
When she’s not busy at work or pursuing her hobbies, Angie enjoys spending quality time with her beloved family and friends. Entertaining loved ones brings her immense joy, and she cherishes moments shared over good food and laughter. Above all, she treasures the precious moments she gets to spend with her children and grandchildren, as family is at the centre of her world.

With her exceptional leadership skills, passion for various interests, and dedication to her role, Angie is a valuable asset to the Enhance Dental Centre team. Her ability to balance professionalism and warmth creates an inviting environment that sets the tone for an exceptional patient experience.

Hayley Robinson RDN

Senior Dental Nurse

GDC: 141754

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Hayley Robinson RDN

Senior Dental Nurse

NVQ level 3 in Dental Nursing NEBDN 2008

GDC Number: 141754

Hayley has been dental nursing since 2004 and qualified in 2008. She joined the team at Enhance in July 2013 and is Nurse and Treatment Co-Ordinator for Patrick Abbott. Hayley also assists in the management of infection prevention procedures and equipment and is highly trained in surgical and implant nursing procedures.

Hayley is currently studying towards the NEBDN certificate in Dental Implant Nursing. She also mentors less experienced team members.

Philippa English

Philippa English RDN

Dental Nurse

GDC: 262089

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Philippa English

Philippa English RDN

Dental Nurse

Diploma in Dental Nursing level 3 QCF City & Guilds 2015

GDC Number: 262089

Philippa became a valuable member of the team in 2014 and obtained her level 3 City and Guilds qualification in dental nursing in 2015. Over time, her responsibilities expanded to encompass social media management and marketing for the practice. To further enhance her expertise, she recently accomplished a TQUK level 2 certification in digital marketing.

At Enhance Dental Centre, Philippa plays an active role in leveraging social media platforms to connect with the community, engage patients, and promote the practice’s services. Her proficiency in digital marketing allows her to employ effective strategies that resonate with the target audience and contribute to the growth and visibility of the centre.

Alongside her involvement in social media and marketing, Philippa remains actively engaged in nursing and administration tasks, ensuring smooth operations within the practice. Her versatile skill set allows her to contribute to various aspects of the clinic’s day-to-day functioning.

Outside of her professional endeavours, Philippa finds immense fulfilment in her life at home, cherishing precious moments with her young family. Additionally, she nurtures a passion for film and media, immersing herself in the captivating world of movies and staying up-to-date with the latest trends and developments in the industry.

Lucy Hales RDN

Dental Nurse

GDC: 306655

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Lucy Hales RDN

Dental Nurse

GDC Number: 306655

Lucy Hales is an enthusiastic dental nurse at Enhance Dental Centre, having recently obtained her qualification in February 2023. With a fresh perspective and a passion for her profession, Lucy brings a dedicated and compassionate approach to patient care.

Outside of her work at the dental centre, Lucy enjoys an active lifestyle. She finds fulfilment in going to the gym, which not only keeps her physically fit but also contributes to her overall well-being. Taking her dog for long walks is another favourite activity of hers, as it allows her to appreciate nature and spend quality time with her beloved pet.

Lucy’s strong connection with her family is a priority in her life. She cherishes moments spent with loved ones and recognises the importance of nurturing those relationships. Whether it’s gathering for a shared meal or engaging in fun activities, family time holds a special place in her heart.

In her leisure time, Lucy also indulges in her love for shopping. Exploring the latest fashion trends and finding unique items brings her joy and allows her to express her personal style.

Lucy has developed a keen interest in Invisalign and dental aesthetics. She understands the impact of a confident smile on an individual’s self-esteem and is eager to learn more about these aspects of dentistry. Her curiosity and dedication to staying up-to-date with the latest advancements in dental technology make her a valuable member of the Enhance Dental Centre team.

With her recent qualification, active lifestyle, and genuine enthusiasm for dental aesthetics, Lucy is poised to make a positive impact in her role as a dental nurse. Her caring demeanour, combined with her interest in enhancing smiles, allows her to contribute to the overall well-being and satisfaction of patients at Enhance Dental Centre.

Ciara Smart

Trainee Dental Nurse

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Ciara Smart

Trainee Dental Nurse

Ciara Smart is a dedicated trainee dental nurse at Enhance Dental Centre, where she finds joy in her work by helping others and creating smiles that light up the room. Her enthusiasm for the dental profession stems from a genuine desire to make a positive impact on people’s lives.

Outside of her dental career, Ciara cherishes her time spent socialising and making memories with her close-knit circle of friends and family. Whether it’s gathering for a fun-filled evening or embarking on new adventures together, Ciara values the importance of strong relationships and cherishes the moments shared with loved ones.

Ciara’s friendly and outgoing nature makes her a pleasure to be around, and her commitment to patient care shines through in her interactions. With a genuine passion for dentistry and a warm personality, Ciara is dedicated to making each patient’s experience at Enhance Dental Centre comfortable and enjoyable.

Rebecca Harrison

Receptionist

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Rebecca Harrison

Receptionist

Rebecca Harrison is an accomplished receptionist at Enhance Dental Centre, bringing a wealth of customer service experience to her role. With a background as an assistant manager at Thomas Cook and John Lewis, as well as front-of-house work at a busy jewellers, Rebecca has honed her skills in creating a warm and welcoming environment for clients.

In addition to her professional achievements, Rebecca takes great pride in being a dedicated mother of two children. She understands the importance of balancing work and family life, and her nurturing nature extends beyond the office.

Outside of her responsibilities, Rebecca finds joy in attending swimming galas and athletics meets, supporting her children’s pursuits in sports. She also has a passion for travel, particularly to the picturesque Greek islands, where she finds tranquillity and inspiration. Rebecca enjoys exploring new destinations, meeting diverse people, and immersing herself in different cultures.

When she’s not on the move, Rebecca finds solace in the simple pleasures of life. She loves embarking on long walks, exploring nature’s beauty, and using her culinary skills to experiment with new recipes in the kitchen.

Since joining the Enhance team in 2018, Rebecca has been an invaluable asset, greeting patients with a warm smile and ensuring their experience at the dental centre is pleasant and efficient. Her wealth of experience, nurturing spirit, and passion for life make her an integral part of the Enhance Dental Centre team.

Joanne Hutton

Receptionist

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Joanne Hutton

Receptionist

Joanne Hutton is a skilled receptionist at Enhance Dental Centre, bringing a wealth of experience to her role. With a longstanding career as a receptionist at Chequer Hall practice since 2001, Joanne’s expertise in managing a busy front desk and providing exceptional customer service is unparalleled.

In 2017, Joanne joined the Enhance team, bringing her invaluable skills and a warm, friendly demeanour to the practice. Her commitment to creating a welcoming environment and ensuring a seamless patient experience is evident in every interaction.

Outside of her professional responsibilities, Joanne finds joy in various activities that enrich her life. She is an avid swimmer, finding solace and relaxation in the water. Joanne also enjoys going for long walks, immersing herself in nature’s beauty and finding tranquillity in the outdoors.

Joanne’s love for the arts is evident in her appreciation for the theatre. She finds joy in attending performances, allowing herself to be captivated by the magic of live performances and the creativity of the stage.

Above all, Joanne cherishes the time spent with her friends and family. Building strong connections and nurturing relationships are important aspects of her life, and she values quality time spent with loved ones.

With her extensive receptionist experience, genuine warmth, and dedication to patient care, Joanne plays a vital role in ensuring the smooth functioning of Enhance Dental Centre. Her passion for her work and her ability to connect with people make her an invaluable member of the team.

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Tuesday08:30 – 17:00
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