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The Tewkesbury Team

Dentists

James Barber

Dentist, BDS, University of Sheffield 2003; MSc Dental Implantology, University of Bristol

Particular interest in: Restorative dentistry, dental implantology

GDC Number: 82349

After first qualifying as a dentist over twenty years ago, James was later awarded a master’s degree in Dental Implantology with distinction. He continues to regularly attend courses and lectures given by experts in a variety of dental fields. He is also a member of the Joint Dental Faculties of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and the International Team of Implantology.

James's priority is helping his patients improve their oral health and maintain it, so both natural teeth and dental work are long lasting. He has been placing and restoring dental implants for over ten years and provides this treatment alongside supportive dental care.

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Nader Botros

Dentist, BDS, October 6 University, Cairo, 2008; Statutory Exam, 2019; MSc Clinical Dentistry, University of Manchester

Particular interest in: Restorative Dentistry

GDC Number: 283481

Nader is a skilled and experienced dentist. To further his interest in restorative dentistry, he studied fixed and removable prosthodontics for his master’s degree in Clinical Dentistry, awarded by the University of Manchester.

As well as encouraging effective preventive care, Nader offers a wide range of minimally invasive restorations, such as veneers, composite reconstruction, crowns and bridges. He offers a caring and personal service to his patients, planning dental solutions that are cost-efficient, long-lasting and aesthetic. He enjoys seeing the positive changes he can help his patients achieve.

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Aryaan Khalid

Dentist, BChD University of Leeds 2016

Particular interest in: Restorative dentistry and endodontics

GDC Number: 266865

Aryaan first worked in London covering emergency services before moving to an NHS/private practice on the west coast of Scotland. He joined SpaDental in 2019.

Aryaan believes in the importance of establishing a comfortable and trusting patient-dentist relationship, encouraging his patients to discuss their treatment planning to achieve the their desired outcome. While enjoying all areas of general dentistry, Aryaan finds especially satisfying the completion of functional restorative work that is also aesthetically pleasing.

Aryaan offers a popular option for working patients - Saturday appointments!

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Hygienists and Therapists

Rajeswary Vijayan

(Raje)

Dental Therapist, Registered under s36C of the Dentists Act 1984 2023

GDC Number: 313002

After qualifying overseas as a dentist over nine years ago, Rajeswary worked as a dentist in India and the United Arab Emirates. Until she has the opportunity to sit Overseas Registration Examinations she is enjoying planning and supporting her patients' journey to optimum oral health.

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SpaDental Group Operations Manager

Caroline Beston

Operations Manager

After working as an accountant for eight years, Caroline moved into the hospitality industry where she honed a wide range of valuable skills. She enjoyed a successful career as a regional manager in hotels and restaurants, working all over the South West before joining SpaDental. Caroline guides and supports the teams working in the practices to ensure patients have an excellent experience. She devotes herself to her work with drive and positivity.

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Assistant Practice Manager

Linda Portman

Assistant Practice Manager

Linda's knowledge of the patients and the practice is second to none. She began working with the practice when she was only 16 and was a dental nurse for many years. In 2000, Linda moved to reception. She is dedicated to helping patients feel valued and cared for, and ably assists the smooth-running of the practice.

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Dental Nurses

Charlotte Harford

Dental Nurse, Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds, 2016

Particular interest in: Patient safety

GDC Number: 268578

Since qualifying as a dental nurse, Charlotte has enhanced her professional status by studying for additional professional development qualifications. Her work in the area of infection prevention and control in particular, is beneficial for monitoring safety measures.

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Beverley Promnitz

Dental Nurse, National Certificate NEBDN 2003

GDC Number: 138684

A highly experienced dental nurse, Beverley has worked in both oral health and general health care for over thirty years. Her roles have included training and supervising other health care practitioners, managing teams, and supervising decontamination procedures. Beverley's additional training includes six-handed dentistry, safeguarding and emergency first aid.

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Trainee Dental Nurses

Bashayier Ahmed

Trainee Dental Nurse

Qualified in 2020, Bashayier worked as a dentist in her home country before moving to England. While she waits for an opportunity to sit the Overseas Registration Examinations, she is studying for an MSc in Global Health Care Management. Bashayier enjoys helping patients feel comfortable and confident, and appreciates the opportunity to further her experience in the dental sector.

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Sarah Mogotsi

Trainee Dental Nurse

Sarah has enjoyed a varied career developing communication and management skills in the retail, hospitality and education sectors. Her jobs to date include teaching English as a foreign language in Italy and South Korea; and analysing international qualifications within the framework of the UK education system. She is excited to follow her passion for helping others and develop professionally within the field of dentistry.

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Jacob Rushgrove

Trainee Dental Nurse

Jacob has experience running hospitality businesses and always enjoys day-to day interactions with people. After having a good experience with his own dentist, and inspired by his partner's work in healthcare, he decided on a new career in dentistry. Jacob's aim is for his patients to enjoy the level of care he experienced.

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Idrees Stanikzai

Trainee Dental Nurse

Prior to relocating to England in 2022, Idrees was studying to be a medical doctor at the Shaikh Zayed University in Khost. He has also worked as a volunteer teacher of medical terminology. Idrees enjoys the opportunity to interact with patients as he works towards furthering his career in medicine.

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Receptionist

Tessa Bodenham

Receptionist

As a school leaver, Tessa began working in retail and worked her way up to becoming a manager. She brings 22 years of experience in customer service and excellent management skills to her role. She is enjoying learning more about the dental sector.

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Sarah Perkins

Receptionist

Sarah joined SpaDental in 2019, with 14 years experience as a dental receptionist. Her experience and knowledge helps her to make the patients' journey through the practice enjoyable. She is passionate about her work, appreciates the variety of duties and most of all enjoys meeting her patients.

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