Dorset and Wiltshire Scheme Educational Supervisors 2022 - 2023

 

Nigel Jones and Kelly Vickery
East Street Dental Practice,
27 East Street,
Blandford
Dorset DT11 7DU
www.blandford-dental.co.uk
Tel: 01258 452522

Educational Supervisors:
Nigel has previously been an ES to 22 FDs. His first job was a Royal Navy Dental Officer, but for many years has been a GDP. For six years he worked part time in a hospital Orthodontics unit. He was also a BDA Director for 10 years.

Kelly completed her DFT year in Salisbury before moving to East Street where she has worked for 10 years.

Practice Information:
Our 4 surgery practice is situated in a charming Grade 2 listed building, right in the heart of town. We are a BDA Good Practice. Nigel and Kelly act as joint trainers.
Do check out our website at www.blandford-dental.co.uk

Location and Living:
Blandford is a Georgian market town set in un-spoilt North Dorset. The town is a focus for many smaller villages nearby. Blandford is a market town roughly equidistant from the county town of Dorchester, the harbour of Poole or the Cathedral city of Salisbury.

Further Information:
If you want to visit us please email us (dental-practice@btconnect.com) or phone 01258 452522.”

 

Jason Wong
Dental Centre
11 The Triangle
Bournemouth
Dorset BH2 5RY
Tel: 01202 291292

Educational Supervisor:
Jason qualified from Barts & The London in 2010 and completed VT training on the Salisbury scheme and DF2 in OMFS in Poole General Hospital. He has special interests in implants and surgical dentistry but still practices general dentistry. Clinical attachments for OMFS are possible for FDs which specific interests.

Practice Information:
Located in the centre of Bournmouth, we are a friendly, modern seven-surgery, mixed NHS/Private family practice offering general dentistry, with special interest for Oral Surgery, implants, orthodontics and endodontics. 2 FD positions are available within the practice, supported by experienced staff, fully computerised with digital radiography. 1 minute walk to town and 10 minutes from the beach.

Location and Living:
Bournemouth is a popular seaside town boasting the benefits of a lively, vibrant nightlife as well as its scenic beach and coastal regions. An ideal area for those keen on water sports or those who enjoy the beach life. Public transportation runs 24hours a day with direct trains to Southampton & London. Rental prices are reasonable away from town center.

Further Information:
Please contact Jason mister_jwong@hotmail.com
Practice Website www.dentistinbournemouth.com
Bournemouth Tourism www.bournemouth.co.uk

 

Swapnil Shinde
Wareham Dental Surgery
16 West Street
Wareham
Dorset
BH20 4JX
Tel: 01929 552363

Educational Supervisor:
Swapnil Shinde qualified in 1998 from the University of Pune. He relocated to the United Kingdom in 2008. He believes in continuous learning and attends many courses to ensure he is providing high quality dentistry to his patients. He has plenty of experience in general dentistry, Endodontics, Restorative dentistry and is developing his skills in Implant dentistry.

Practice Information:
We are a four-surgery practice which has been established since the 1930’s. It is a traditional family practice with a long-standing reputation for providing the highest quality dental advice, care and treatment. All aspects of dental treatment are undertaken apart from orthodontics and sedation. The practice is very forward thinking in approach. Keeping ahead with all new developments in materials and techniques and actively encouraging continuing professional development throughout the dental team.
We have achieved the BDA Good Practice scheme award for 14 years running as part of our clinical governance.

Each surgery is modern and well-equipped offering digital x ray equipment and central decontamination facilities.
There is a good supporting team comprising of receptionists, hygienist and friendly experienced, qualified nurses.

Location and Living:
Wareham is situated at the top of the navigable part of the river Frome and was considered the main port of Poole Harbour until the Middle Ages. The oldest part of the town is situated within the famous Saxon town walls, which gave protection for the townsfolk against the invading Vikings.
Wareham is considered the gateway to the Isle of Purbeck and the world famous Jurassic Coast. Wareham is a vibrant market town and still maintains many old traditions. Every Saturday there is an open market featured on the quay where local produce can be found and the words from the town Crier can be heard.
Wareham has a main rail link to London Waterloo and main road links to the North, South and West of the town enabling people to travel to attractions either nearby or further afield

For further information or to visit the practice contact Swapnil Shinde on 01929 552363

 

Karan Ghataaura
Savernake Dental Practice
Marlborough Business Park
Salisbury Road
Marlborough
Wiltshire
SN8 4FD
Tel: 01672 512418

Educational Supervisor:
Karan graduated from Queens University Belfast in 2016 and completed his training year on the Salisbury scheme where Judith Denning was his Educational Supervisor. Together Karan and Judith have a joint interest in the management of nervous patients and Karan is in the process of becoming an accredited sedation provider. Karan enjoys all aspects of general dentistry and strives in providing ethical care. Outside of work Karan enjoys travel and culinary exploration.

Practice Information:
The practice was purpose built in 2010, with ample on-site parking. The practice has 11 surgeries with an experienced nursing team supporting 7 dentists, 4 hygienists and 3 part-time dentists with a special interest in Endodontics and Specialists in Orthodontics and Periodontology. All surgeries are well equipped and fully computerised with digital radiographs and internet access. Special interests within the practice are aesthetic dentistry, implants, preventive dentistry, orthodontics and sedation. The practice also offers Invisalign.

Location and Living:
The practice is ½ mile from the centre of the beautiful market town of Marlborough, surrounded by beautiful countryside. There is limited public transport but good road links. Previous FDs have happily commuted from Swindon, Reading and Salisbury.

Further Information:
For further information or to visit, contact the practice manager via phone 01672 512418, email: practicemanager@savernakedentistry.co.uk or visit the website www.savernakedentistry.co.uk

 

Alastair Hetherington
The Savernake Forest Dental Practice
Marlborough Business Park
Salisbury Road
Marlborough
Wiltshire,
SN8 4FD
Practice Tel: 01672 512418

Educational Supervisor:
Alastair graduated from Bristol University in 2011. He then spent two years working as an SHO in oral surgery and oral medicine at Bristol Dental Hospital and RUH in Bath. He has an MSc in Dental Implantology and is experienced in oral surgery. He enjoys being involved in DFT and helping his FDs through their first year in practice. The practice ethos is to provide great patient care with an emphasis on prevention and high quality restorative care.

Practice Information:
The practice was purpose-built in 2010 and has a modern, bright atmosphere. There is ample on-site parking. The practice has 9 surgeries and the experienced nursing team supports 10 dentists and 2 hygienists. The practice also has a private orthodontist, a periodontist and a dentist with a special interest in endodontics. All surgeries are well equipped and fully computerised with digital radiographs. FDs will have a dedicated surgery. We aim to give our FDs the same nurses each week so they can have a consistent and supportive working environment.
Location and Living:
The practice is half a mile from the centre of the beautiful market town of Marlborough. There is limited public transport but good road links. Previous FDs have happily rented in Marlborough or commuted from Reading, Salisbury or Swindon.

Further Information:
For further information visit the website and view our practice video tour. To visit the practice please contact us via email or phone.
www.Savernakedentistry.co.uk
01672512418
Info@savernakedentistry.co.uk

Katie Perkins and Andrew Morgan
BUPA Dental Care Warminster
1 Station Road, Warminster
Wiltshire, BA12 9BR
Tel: 01985 212777

Educational Supervisor:
Katie Perkins qualified from Bristol University in 2010 and was awarded the BDA medal for the Bristol division. She did her foundation year at Wylye Valley Dentistry (now Bupa Warminster). After working in private practice in Bath for a few years Katie re-joined Wylye Valley Dentistry as an Associate Dentist. Katie has gained a postgraduate MJDF qualification from the Royal College of Surgeons of England, and has a masters in Advanced General Dental Practice from Birmingham University. She has been a joint educational supervisor since 2016. Katie provides a wide range of dental treatment, including cosmetic treatment and the use of short term orthodontics.
She launched an oral health subscription box in January 2019 to help families create better habits in an attempt to reduce the incidence of childhood caries.

Andrew Morgan qualified at Manchester University in 2009. He will be joining the existing educational supervisor, Katie Davis from 2020. He has worked mainly at Bupa Warminster since qualification. However, during a career break 2016-2018 has worked in multiple NHS practices as a Locum, in between traveling abroad and with a band. He lives in Frome Somerset with his young family, dog, cat and chickens.

Practice Information:
Bupa took over Wylye Valley Dentistry in December 2016. It is a 5 surgery mainly private practice with full time hygienist. The foundation dentist will have access to all the latest equipment and materials. We have rotary endodontics, an endodontic microscope as well as thermal obturation. The practice is fully digital.

Location and Living:
The majority of Foundation Dentists choose to live in Bath, and either commutes via train or drive.

Further Information:
Any further questions can be sent to Katie via email to Katie.Davis@bupadentalcare.co.uk

Rajan Mehta & Neal Mehta
Sarum Dental Practice,
208 Castle Street,
Salisbury,
Wiltshire SP1 3TE
Practice Tel: 01722 333324

Educational Supervisors:
Raj and Neal are brothers who both qualified from Cardiff University. Raj has a particular interest in Restorative Dentistry and Orthodontics. He is a Member of the Royal College of Surgeons and the young BDA committee and has recently completed his PG certification in Dental education. Neal enjoys all aspects of general dentistry and has completed both his PG Certification in Dental Law & Ethics and Dental Education. They both enjoy keeping active and playing golf.

Practice Information:
Sarum Dental has been established as a Dental Practice for over 30 years. They carried out a full refurbishment that completed in April 2017. We are fully computerised, and have the latest equipment for digital radiographs, digital photography and rotary endodontics. We have a friendly team of four dentists, four dental nurses, a hygienist and Special Interest Implantologist.

Location and Living:
Salisbury is a medieval city famous for Salisbury Cathedral and is only about 9 miles from Stonehenge. There are plenty of flats/houses available to rent in Salisbury walking distance from the practice. If you don’t mind commuting by car or public transport, there are options of living in surrounding locations such as Southampton, Dorset and Bournemouth.

Further Information:
Further information on the practice can be found on our website www.sarumdental.com

 

Jessica Scott
Wessex House Dental Practice
Westbury
Sherborne
Dorset DT9 3EH
Practice Tel: 01935 817950

Educational Supervisor:
Jessica qualified at the University of Bristol in 2014. She has been an ES for 2 years. She is a GDP with a particular interest in orthodontics, restorative and aesthetic dentistry. Outside of dentistry she enjoys exercise, art and playing the piano.

Practice Information:
The practice opened in 1997 as a single-handed practice and is now a modern, fully computerised, mixed practice with 6 dentists, 3 hygienists and a dedicated team of support staff. The building is beautiful and spacious, with 6 surgeries, a central sterilization area and large staff room. Surgeries are well equipped with digital radiographs, access to an intraoral scanner and DSLR camera.

Location and Living:
Sherborne is a beautiful Abbey town filled with history, coffee shops, restaurants and independent businesses. Previous FDs have lived in or near the town and found having their own transport is useful. Sherborne has good transport links to larger cities, and is on the direct line to London Waterloo.

Further Information:
For further information or to visit the practice, please contact the practice manager Emma Nash, on office@wessexhousedental.com or visit www.wessex.house

William Breen
Knibbs Dental Surgery
81 & 85 Wimborne Road
Bournemouth
BH3 7HN
Tel: 01202 529552

Educational Supervisor
William graduated in 2010 from Manchester Dental School and relocated to Bournemouth in 2016. He is the principal partner at the practice, which he runs with his partner Clare. They are in the process of developing and modernising the practice. He has previously worked with FDs between 2011 and 2016 and has seen the benefits of being a training practice on the entire dental team.

Practice Information
Knibbs Dental Surgery started out as a single surgery practice in 1976. It is now a 6-surgery practice over 2 sites and is to be extensively refurbished with the addition of a new surgery all on one site this summer. There are currently 6 experienced dentists with 2 hygienists. The practice intends to use the new space to broaden the skill mix by introducing sedation services as well as being joined by a therapist and implantologist.
As the practice is a partnership it can call on the different attributes of the partners, including one partner who is has dual medical and dental qualifications and has recently retired from medicine. He has also worked as a trainer previously.

Location and Living
The practice is located 2 miles from the center of Bournemouth and serviced by public transport links. Bournemouth is a popular seaside resort and university town, with a vibrant night life. As we are located on the coast and a short drive from the New Forest, there are plenty of activities to suit all interests and lifestyles.

Further Information
For further information please contact our practice manager Michelle Carroll on 01202 529552 or email michelle.carroll6@nhs.net.

 

Saranya Sathyamurthy
Seaview Dental Practice
533 Ashley Road
Poole
BH140BD
01202746428


Educational Supervisor
Mrs. Saranya Sathyamurthy. Saranya qualified as a dentist in in India 2004 has been working in General Dental Practice in the UK since 2006. She has completed the MJDF RCS(Eng.) and holds a PG Certificate from Bristol University She enjoys providing general dentistry to families, and improving the confidence of anxious patients. She particularly enjoys restorative and cosmetic dentistry.

Practice Information
The practice is long standing, having been established in the 1920’s and serving a loyal list of patients, often of 3 generations. The practice is a 2- surgery practice currently undergoing refurbishments to expand and include 2 more surgeries. The team includes a specialist orthodontist and a hygienist. We are a supportive and progressive practice with digital radiography, a cloud-based software system, rotary endodontics and an intra oral scanner. The practice is supported well by a great team of receptionists and trainee nurses.

Location and Living
The practice is located in Poole, a lovely seaside town. There are great transport links, with a bus stop right outside the practice and the nearest train station a 10 min walk away. There is plenty of parking available in the surrounding streets. Accommodation is easy to find in Poole and the neighboring Bournemouth. Poole is known for its beautiful beaches and areas of outstanding beauty.

Further Information:
For further information or to visit the practice please contact us on 07514067152 or email seaviewdent@gmail.com