Devon and Coastal Scheme Educational Supervisors 2020 - 2021

 

Aidan King
Irish and King Dental Practice
95 Pinhoe Road
Exeter, Devon
EX4 7HU
Tel: 01392 273472


Educational Supervisor:
Aidan qualified in 1991 from Dublin Dental Hospital and joined the practice as an FD soon after. He soon realized that this was a very special practice and stayed on as an associate, becoming a partner in 1999. Aidan became joint trainer in 2001 with Phillip Irish and when Phillip stepped as-side in 2013, Aidan took on the mantle of sole trainer and has been assisting FDs since then. Outside of teeth, Aidan’s passion is rowing, representing Teignmouth in the world championships and tries to keep himself fit for the summer rowing season.

Practice Information:
The practice has 4 surgeries including 1 full time Hygienist. We are a friendly well established practice and are fully computerised and run Software of Excellence on Apple Macs in the surgeries. If you develop best in a relaxed, friendly, supportive environment, then the Irish and King practice will help you achieve what you want during this year.

Location and Living:
Exeter is a very vibrant and ever expanding city, with a young population including 18,500 university students. The city is 30 minutes from the beach and the moors. The practice is located on the edge of the city centre with lots of accommodation in walking distance.


Further information:
For any FDs wishing to visit the practice please contact the reception team on 01392 273472 or Aidan directly on 07814823890

 

Mark Stewart and Anthony Ihimekpen
Dunedin Clinic
Unit A1 Silverdown Office Park
Exeter Airport,
Devon, 
EX5 2UX
Tel: 01392 363431


Educational Supervisors:
Mark Stewart qualified from Dundee in 1992 and has a Masters degree in restorative dentistry as well as a diploma in implant dentistry. He has been an ES for 6 years. He has a special interest in cosmetic & implant dentistry. Outside of dentistry Mark enjoys country sports, surfing & running.

Anthony Ihimekpen qualified from Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry in 2016. Prior to this, Anthony commenced his career as a University lecturer almost 16 years ago, then becoming a Biomedical scientist in the NHS and working for numerous NHS Trusts around the South East and West country as a specialist in cardiac thoracic pathology before pursing his dental career. He currently is a GDP with particular interest in preventative and restorative dentistry. Outside of dentistry he enjoys cooking, travelling and reading.

Practice Information:
The practice is a predominantly NHS practice caring for around 3000 patients. The practice has 4 surgeries and is staffed by an experienced team supporting 3 dentists, 4 dental nurses, 2 reception staff and a practice manager. The surgeries are well equipped and are fully computerised with digital radiography.

Location and Living:
Exeter is a city in Devon, England, on the river Exe 36 miles northeast of Plymouth and 65 miles southwest of Bristol. It is home to Exeter Chiefs Ruby Club and Exeter City football club. Exeter is a city with great transport links to the rest of the UK and abroad with excellent train links and an international airport.
Other FDs have found the city and lifestyle affordable and sociable because of the buzzing student and university feel of the city. Nearby Dartmoor and Exmoor offer quiet retreats and access to numerous nearby beaches are also a welcome getaway.

Further Information:
For further information or to arrange to visit the clinic contact the practice manager by email or visit our website.

 

Laura Akast
Salisbury Villa Dental Surgery
1 Salisbury Terrace
Teignmouth
TQ14 8JG
Tel: 01626 772751



Educational Supervisor:
Laura Akast qualified in 2002 from Bristol and moved to Devon in 2007. The practice underwent a complete refurbishment in 2009. She has a keen interested in restorative dentistry in particular endodontics and crown and bridge. Outside of dentistry she has 2 young daughters who occupy most of her time along with plenty of outdoor activities with her husband and dog.

Practice Information:
The practice was established approximately 25 years ago. It has a broad patient basis of NHS, Denplan and Private. The senior associate has an Msc in implantology from the Eastman and routinely carries out implant work on site. The support staff are committed, hardworking and have all been with us for several years. The first FD placed at the practice is still working as a full time associate.

Location and Living:
Teignmouth is a busy seaside town with a good mix of people and is within easy access to the lovely beaches and moorland of south Devon. Previous FDs have lived in Exeter, Plymouth and Torquay. There is plenty of free parking available around the practice.

Further Information:
For further information please contact the practice on the above telephone number to arrange a visit or email. Website www.salisburyvilladental.com


Kim Chan
Avenue Dental Surgery
156 Avenue Road
Torquay
Devon TQ2 5LQ
Tel: 01803 213888


Educational Supervisor:
Kim qualified from Guys Dental Hospital in 1990 and has worked in general practice for 29 years. A Foundation Dentist Educational Supervisor since 2010, Kim uses her Diploma in Medical Education to support her Foundation Dentists by providing the learning environment to support their development to working independently in general practice.

Practice Information:
The practice is a very busy NHS practice giving the FD a great opportunity to develop their clinical skills. The practice is fully equipped to support the Foundation Dentist. Each surgery is air conditioned. The surgeries are fully computerised with EXACT software with digital radiology and OPG.

Location and Living:
Torquay is a beautiful coastal town with excellent road and rail links. The practice is a 3 mintue walk to Torre Station and a 10 minute walk to Torquay station providing connections to Exeter and Plymouth.

Further Information:
Contact Sarah Court the practice manager on either 01803 213888 or info@avenuedental.co.uk



Remik Bogdanski
1A The Venture Centre,
Yeoford Way,
Marsh Barton Business Centre,
Exeter,
EX2 8LB
Tel: 01392 824 771


Educational Supervisor:
Remik Bogdanski qualified from Medical University of Warsaw in 2001. He also has a Master of Science degree in Endodontology from Chester University. He has a special interest in endodontics and restorative dentistry. Outside dentistry he enjoys running and skiing.

Practice Information:
Matford Dental Clinic is situated in Marsh Barton Business Centre in Exeter, 5 minutes’ drive from the town centre. It is a busy and friendly, predominantly NHS practice offering a comprehensive range of treatments. There are 4 surgeries, all air conditioned. A high standard of equipment includes full computerisation, fibre optic handpieces, apex locator and rotary endodontics. Dental microscope will be available in a very close future.

Location and Living:
Exeter is a city brimming with history and heritage, with many visitor attractions. There are direct trains from Exeter to many destinations throughout the UK. Frequent direct services operate from Exeter to London's Paddington and Waterloo stations, as well as to Birmingham and beyond. There are bus connections but own transport will be beneficial, free parking is available.

Further Information:
For further information or to visit the practice please contact our reception or email us matfordclinic@gmail.com


Chris Preston
Riverside Dental Practice
Butts Path
Braunton
North Devon
EX33 2EL
Tel: 01271 813721


Educational Supervisor:
Chris Preston has over ten years of experience as an ES. He has a special interest in the Restorative side of Implantology and Cosmetic Dentistry and believes in providing high quality modern preventive dentistry in a friendly and caring environment. Chris is a keen surfer, photographer, cyclist, plays guitar in a band and likes to be good at stuff. He is a firm believer in a good work – life balance.

Practice information:
Riverside has an excellent local reputation and is a mixed NHS and Private practice with Denplan Excel accreditation. Our staff are experienced and young at heart with three dentists, three hygienists and a hypnotherapist. The surgeries are large, light and modern and include tv’s to help relax patients during treatment. Set in the heart of the village we aim to be the friendly face of modern dentistry.

Location and Living:
A large village, Braunton lies on the North Devon coast, two miles from the stunning beaches of Croyde and Saunton sands and close to the beauty of Exmoor. It has live music, good food & drink, plenty of young people to meet and a vibrant local community. The nearest town is Barnstaple (4 miles) with good shopping, nightlife, a pool, Tennis, indoor climbing and evening classes. The town also has a theatre and cinema. Exeter is 40 miles away and Bristol is 90 minute’s drive.

Further Information:
Call or email c.jory.p@gmail.com or look us up on facebook. See our beaches.


Louise Barlow 
Chulmleigh Dental Practice Ltd
South Molton Street
Chulmleigh EX18 7BW
Practice Tel: 01769 580053

Educational Supervisor:

Louise Barlow qualified from Bristol in 1989. She came to Devon to do her VT year before it was compulsory. She enjoyed Devon so much that she hasn’t left. She is a GDP who enjoys all aspects of dentistry and all age groups and has been an ES since 2007. Her interests outside dentistry include walking the dog, going to gigs and spending time with her family.

Practice Information:
The practice is located in a purpose built building, a former health centre. There are 4 modern surgeries with touch screen computer systems, Exact software and internet access. The staff are friendly and highly experienced and include an associate, current FD hygienist and experienced dental nurses. The ES and FD surgeries are next door to each other allowing immediate access for help and or advice when needed. The practice is at the heart of the local community providing a large patient base which allows a whole spectrum of treatment experiences for a wide age range of people.

Location and Living:
Chulmleigh is a town located midway between Exeter and Barnstaple and only 30 minutes’ drive from junction 25 of the M5 motorway. There are a variety of leisure activities within easy access of Chulmleigh. As well as restaurants, pubs and cafes the town has a sports hall with fitness suite, an 18 hole golf course and riding stables. Previous FDs have either rented accommodation in Chulmleigh or chosent to commute from Exeter.

Further Information:
For further information or to arrange to visit please contact Lucy Barlow the practice manager on 01769 581727 or by email Chulmleigh.dental.practice@gmail.com


Robert Mew
Fairfield House Dental Surgery,
10 Salterton Road
Exmouth EX8 3DW
Telephone 01395 265737


Educational Supervisor:
Robert qualified in 2011 and joined Fairfield house as an FD. Previously he worked for 12 years in military hospitals around the country as an ODP. After his FD year at the practice Robert remained as an associate and became a partner in January 2013. His special interest is endodontics.
Robert’s interests outside of dentistry are sailing, coastal rowing and endurance sports.

Practice information:
We are a progressive developing practice with an extremely friendly and experienced team. Fairfield House has held the BDA Good Practice award for 11 years. Fairfield House has a relaxed atmosphere and as a team we enjoy numerous social events.

The practice has 6 surgeries, the dedicated FD surgery’s is fully equipped and has an ambidextrous dental chair, digital xray & Niti rotary endodontics and apex location.
We are currently in the process of having an OPG & CBCT machine installed in the practice.

Within the practice we have a hygienist an implant & restorative consultant and an orthodontic specialist.

Location and Living:
Exmouth is an attractive seaside town in East Devon, it has 2 miles of sandy beach and offers a wide range of water sports. Exeter is 8 miles away with good road and rail links or for the more energetic the picturesque Exe Estuary cycle path can be used!

 

For further information please email practicemanager@fairfieldhousedental.co.uk or find us via our website at www.fairfieldhousedental.co.uk


Tim Johnson
Apollonia House Dental Practice
Elysian Fields
Sidmouth
Devon EX10 8UH
Tel: 01395 513333



Educational Supervisor:
Tim Johnson qualified at Liverpool University in 1986. Working in his home town of Leicester as a principle GDP in both NHS and Private Practices for 20 years.
Tim enjoys all aspects of dentistry but has keen interests in endodontics and restorative dentistry, he has also been involved in the placement of implants for 15 years. Relocated with his family to Devon 10 years ago to enjoy cycling, golf, rugby and the stunning outdoors.

Practice Information:
Apollonia House is a long established dental practice in Sidmouth. As principle owner Tim is very proud of the clinical expertise within the practice and experienced team supporting five dentists and a hygienist. The surgeries are modern, well equipped, fully computerized and digital x ray facilities. The practice has been part of FD scheme for over 15 years.

Location and Living:
Sidmouth is a beautiful seasonal regency seaside town with a small selection of pubs, restaurants, leisure centre, sporting clubs, cinema and beach. There is a good selection of properties to rent in the town. It has a good bus link into Exeter about 12miles away. Exeter is often a popular choice to rent due to modern city living, night life and shopping. Parking is available on site

Further Information:
For further information or to visit the practice please contact the practice manager Alison Johnson on 01395 513333 or alisonjohnson2007@btinternet.com


Lucy Whitby
Matford Dental Clinic
1A The Venture Centre, Yeoford Way, 
Marsh Barton Business Centre,
Exeter  EX2 8LB 
Tel: 01392 824 771

Educational Supervisor:

Lucy Whitby qualified in 2001 from Guy’s Dental School (London). Lucy has a keen interest in all aspects of restorative dentistry. Lucy was recently awarded an MClinDent in prosthodontics from King’s College London. She has been involved in dental education for over 10 years. She was a Clinical Supervisor at the Peninsula Dental School for 10 years and this will be her 4th year mentoring foundation dentists. In her spare time, she enjoys travelling the world, wild swimming and being creative with paint and colour.

Practice Information:
Matford Dental Clinic is situated in Marsh Barton Business Centre in Exeter, 5 minutes’ drive from the town centre with easy access to the A30 and M5. It is a busy and friendly, predominantly NHS practice offering a comprehensive range of treatments. There are 4 surgeries, all air conditioned. A high standard of equipment includes full computerisation, fibre optic handpieces, apex locator and rotary endodontics. Dental microscope will be available in a very close future.

Location and Living:
The Matford Clinic is approximately 3 miles from Exeter city centre. It is easily accessible from the M5 and A30. Exeter is a city brimming with history and heritage, with many visitor attractions. There are direct trains from Exeter to many destinations throughout the UK. Frequent direct services operate from Exeter to London's Paddington and Waterloo stations, as well as to Birmingham and beyond. There are bus connections and cycle routes from the city centre to the clinic, but own transport may well be beneficial. There is free parking is available at the practice.

Further Information:
For further information or to arrange a virtual or an in person chat/visit to the practice please contact our reception or email us matfordclinic@gmail.com. We look forward to hearing from you.

 


Mr Stephen Bulmer and Mr Mark Shaw
Terrace Dental Care
21-23 Iddesleigh Terrace
Dawlish
Devon EX7 9HX
Tel: 01626 889268


Educational Supervisors:
Stephen Bulmer Graduated from Peninsula Dental School in 2014. He was a FT dentist on the Plymouth scheme. Stephen was a FT dentist at the practice in 2014 and has been working here since. In his spare time, he enjoys walking, playing tennis and visiting local cafes.
Mark Shaw qualified in Cardiff in 1999 and completed his VT year on the Taunton scheme. He joined the practice in 1999 as a VT and stayed as an associate ever since. He carries out a mixture of NHS and private work and also offers emergency slots for non-registered patients which can be challenging but rewarding. He is very approachable and offers a very relaxed atmosphere, always with a sense of humour. In his spare time he enjoys walking, cycling, gym and travel.

Practice Information:
The practice was established 1997 mainly funded by the NHS. Since 2003 we have moved over to approximately 70% private. We have two associate dentists, both of which were FDs at this practice. We have 3 surgeries, one on the ground floor, the first floor has both the DF1 and the ESs surgery. We have a good range of equipment including fluid abrasion (Aquacut) and Reciproc. The FD surgery has a new Belmont chair. To ensure a pleasant working temperature we also have air-conditioning. To aid with patient communication we use the CIC software from Medi-vision. Each surgery has a computer using Exact practice software as well as having Internet connection. We have central decontamination room. One of the ESs will be present in the practice 5 days a week.

Location and Living:
We are a 5-minute walk from the train station that is on the mainline to Exeter, Plymouth and London/Midlands. These make easy access to FD training days and visiting family and friends. Your hours are such that you won’t be working a Friday afternoon.

Further Information:
The easiest way to locate the practice is to do a Mulitmap (or such like) search on the post code EX7 9HX. We are just 5 minutes walk from Dawlish train station. By car the most straightforward route is to come via Starcross along the side of the river Exe estuary.
Email: info@terracedentalcare.co.uk


Robert McKenna
4 Queen Annes
High Street
Bideford
Devon EX39 2AS
Practice Tel: 01237 472159


Educational Supervisor:
Rob Mckenna graduated from Birmingham Dental School in 2009 and was an FD on the Exeter Scheme. He has worked in the practice since 2011 and has completed his MJDF. At weekends he enjoys surfing/walking and likes skiing holidays.

Practice Information:
We are a long established, town centre practice. We have 6 surgeries and 7 dentists plus 2 hygienists/therapists and an OHE. We undertake all aspects of general dentistry including implants and orthodontics. The FD’s surgery is modern and fully equipped. The practice is fully computerised with integrated digital radiography. We treat a mix of private/NHS patients.

Location and Living:
Bideford is a pretty port and market town 40 miles from Exeter. It is close to the North Devon coast with its surfing beaches and beautiful coastpath. It has a vibrant nightlife and all the usual amenities one would expect in a small town. Previous FD’s have preferred to live locally, sometimes with other FD’s from neighbouring North Devon training practices.

Further Information:
Please contact the practice manager, Elaine Hearn or 01237 424266 or visit our website queenannesdental.co.uk

Jenny Gifford
4 Queen Annes
High Street
Bideford
Devon
EX39 2AS
Practice Tel: 01237 472159


Educational Supervisor:
Jenny Gifford graduated from Cardiff Dental School in 1996 and has worked in the practice since 2015. She has extensive experience in treating both NHS & Private patients. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, gardening and going to the beach.

Practice Information:
We are a long established, town centre practice. We have 6 surgeries and 7 dentists plus 2 hygienists/therapists and an OHE. We undertake all aspects of general dentistry including implants and orthodontics. The FD’s surgery is modern and fully equipped. The practice is fully computerised with integrated digital radiography. We treat a mix of private/NHS patients.

Location and Living:
Bideford is a pretty port and market town 40 miles from Exeter. It is close to the North Devon coast with its surfing beaches and beautiful coastpath. It has a vibrant nightlife and all the usual amenities one would expect in a small town. Previous FD’s have preferred to live locally, sometimes with other FD’s from neighbouring North Devon training practices.

Further Information:
Please contact the practice manager, Elaine Hearn or 01237 424266 or visit our website queenannesdental.co.uk