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DR IAN PRESTON
BDS (U. Birm) 1990 GDC 65927
MFGDP (UK), DRDP (U.Lond)
MSc (UCL) in Restorative Dental Practice
Principal Dentist, Male
Ian has a long standing special interest in restorative and aesthetic dentistry and has been teaching young dentists at Birmingham University for over 25 years. Additionally Ian is also proud of the long term contribution he made to teaching advanced restorative techniques to Masters Degree students at London’s world renowned UCL Eastman Dental Institute. Ian completed the Eastman Institute’s Certificate in Surgical and Prosthetic Implant Dentistry in 2009 and along with our specialist colleague, Ken Harper, he provides a wide range of implant based solutions to the problems created by missing teeth.
DR CAROLE PRESTON (CARRIE)
BDS (U. Birm) 1990 GDC 65900
Certificate in Paediatric Dentistry (UCL)
Principal Dentist, Female
Carrie has a long standing special interest in children’s dentistry and orthodontics (tooth straightening / braces) and has been a part-time Clinical Assistant in Orthodontics at Cheltenham General Hospital for over 20 years. Carrie has many years experience of successfully treating children with the assistance of Relative Analgesia Inhalation Sedation (RA). She has completed the Eastman Dental Institute’s year long course to achieve the UCL Certificate in Paediatric Dentistry and has worked with the consultants on the Paediatric department at Birmingham Dental Hospital.
DR ALISTAIR MILLWARD
BDS (U. Birm) 1990 GDC 65921
Associate Dentist, Male
Has a special interest in restorative dentistry and endodontics and is a clinical lecturer at Birmingham Dental Hospital. Alistair completed the Eastman Dental Institute’s Certificate in Surgical and Prosthetic Implant Dentistry in 2009.
DR STEPHANIE BROOM
BDS Hons (U.Sheff) 2002 GDC 80939
MFDS (RCS), Certificate in Restorative and Aesthetic Dentistry
Associate Dentist, Female
Stephanie graduated with Honours from the University of Sheffield in 2002. She worked as a Senior House Officer in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and in 2004 was awarded the Diploma of Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons.
Stephanie then worked in General Dental Practice in Cambridgeshire before relocating to Oxfordshire in 2007 where she worked until joining the team at Shipston Dental Practice in 2018. Stephanie enjoys meeting the specific needs of each patient with a kind and caring manner. She has a keen interest in all aspects of her profession and regularly attends postgraduate courses. In 2017 she gained a Postgraduate Certificate in Contemporary Restorative and Aesthetic Dentistry.
DR KENNETH HARPER
BDS Hons (U.Edin) 1983 GDC 57718
FDS RCS MSc MGDS RCS MRD RCS FDS (Rest Dent) RCS FFGDP (UK)
Visiting Surgeon, Male
Ken is registered with the General Dental Council on four specialist lists: Specialist in Restorative Dentistry, Prosthodontics, Periodontics and Endodontics. He has been appointed as a Consultant for the Armed Forces and an Honorary Consultant at the Eastman Dental Institute where he co-ordinated and taught on the Certificate and Diploma in Restorative Dental Practice and other postgraduate programmes.
DENTAL HYGIENISTS AND THERAPISTS
MERRYN JONES, HYGIENIST
CEB Dip Dent Hygiene 1996 GDC 2368
Merryn qualified in 1982 from King’s College London and worked in various dental practices before finally settling in Shipston; she has been part of our team for many years and is a familiar face in Shipston. She has a particular empathy with our senior and our more anxious patients.
JENNY WHITTAKER, HYGIENIST AND THERAPIST
BSc Dental Hygiene and Therapy Birm 2008 GDC 153446
Jenny joined us in 2019; she is a very experienced, dedicated and sympathetic hygienist/therapist and we are very pleased to have her on our team.
All our dental nurses are qualified and are very experienced, friendly and supportive members of the team. They are all registered with the General Dental Council and undertake regular CPD. Our head nurse, Nina, is qualified to take radiographs and Danielle is a qualified Oral Health Educator. Ebony and Carrie are our First Aiders.
NINA GDC 111663
BECKY GDC 139479
JO GDC 110705
DANIELLE GDC 208910
EBONY GDC 253595
SOPHIE GDC 280521
Our receptionists are friendly, highly experienced and knowledgeable. They are willing to answer queries and help in any way they can.