Sonia Carreira - Dentist - GDC No 203722
Sonia studied at the College of Medicine, University of Coimbra. Qualifying in July 2007, then working in private practices in Portugal until 2011.
She came to the UK in 2011, to join Dentalcare Berinsfield. Her specialist areas of orthodontics and children's dentistry are valuable to our practice. Sonia continues post graduate professional development, ensuring her skills are at the highest level.
Emily Graham - Dentist - GDC No 257948
Emily obtained her BDS from Bristol University and continues to study the latest techniques, with a particular interest in restorative dentistry.
A recognition of the importance of making patients comfortable with their treatment is an equally important part of Emily's approach. Helping to ensure they keep up with and benefit from support based on individual care.
Sa'ada Ladan - Dentist - GDC No 258486
Sa'ada graduated with a BDS from Newcastle university and believes in the importance of continued professional development, to provide high quality treatment.
Restorative and aesthetic dentistry are Sa'ada's main focus, skills welcomed by her patients, as is the friendly approach Sa'ada offers. An ideal combination to make dental visits a worthwhile pleasure.
Emily Pate - Dentist - GDC No 265131
Emily graduated from King's College London with BDS(Hons) and believes in giving high quality care to patients.
She particularly enjoys restorative dentistry and focuses on creating happy and comfortable relationships with patients, to minimise anxieties and help patients to make the right choices for their care.
Patricia Garcia Florencio - Dentist - GDC No 267300
Patricia obtained her BDS from the Royal college of surgeons in the United Kingdom. having done her 1st dental degree in the Dominican Republic in 2008, she considers to be able to treat patients in the UK a great privilege.
She enjoys all areas of dentistry equally whilst still eager to find the one to specialise in, the ultimate goal being well rounded care for her patients. She speaks English, Spanish and French.
Slava Mykhailiuk - Dental Hygienist - GDC No 268221
Graduated Ivano-Frankivsk State Medical University 2004 (BDS Dentist). Slava has worked in both NHS Dental Centres (paediatric department) and a number of private practices in Ukraine.
In the UK, Slava has continued professional development in passing LDS exam in Royal College of Surgeons of England (diploma Dentist). Currently performing hygiene sessions and preparing to take VTE post to work as dentist in near future.
Marie Keenan - Practice Manager
Marie initially served as the receptionist at Berinsfield, although her valuable experience soon led to her managing the practice.
With nine years of dedicated effort in a variety of roles and practices prior to joining us, Marie's support has been invaluable in running an efficient service for patients. The people she ensures are at the heart of the practice.
Emma Davidson - Head Dental Nurse
Emma has been with Dentalcare for over three years, took her training forward with us and became fully qualified by early 2011.
She now leads our nursing team, due to Emma's own efforts and the emphasis we place on helping good staff move forward. Dental nurses play a key part in successful treatment and ensuring a dentist can operate as they would wish.
Lucy Cooper - Dental Hygienist & Therapist
Lucy obtained a Diploma in Dental Hygiene and Therapy from The School of Dental Hygiene at The Eastman Dental Hospital, a leading training centre.
Her skills in educating and motivating patients are part of the great end of treatment responses she enjoys. Lucy's skill with nervous patients are equally helpful, seeing them change to confident visitors, with a smile to match.
Zenfira Haigh - Dental Nurse
Zenfira studied at the Izhevsk State Medical Academy from 1997-2002 and more recently completed a UK Diploma in Dental Nursing.
Her experience, combined with a wish to keep up to date with new procedures, ensure Zenfira offers great support. Made all the more valuable by a natural ability to relate to colleagues and to our patients.
Nicola Soden - Dental Receptionist
Nicola has lived in Berinsfield for a number of years and was a patient at our practice before joining us, an ideal perspective to have on behalf of others.
Ensuring patients enjoy a positive visit to our practice is Nicola's priority. Helped by her natural empathy and communication skills, ensuring colleagues are aware of patient needs is a key part of a receptionist's role.
Michaela Long - Dental Receptionist
Michaela spent three years training to be a dental nurse, before moving to reception. Her combined knowledge ensuring patients are offered the best support.
A dental receptionist is our welcoming face and often first to the phone but they contribute much more. Keeping their colleagues and patients informed, making sure the appointment system works, key parts of effective treatment.
Danielle Chewings - Dental Nurse
Danielle began working in the field of dentistry in 2013, gaining experience in a range of treatment areas before qualifying as a dental nurse.
By joining Dentalcare Berinsfield, Danielle has come home, having been born and raised in the village. This natural fit is reflected in the fantastic care and personal support she offers all our patients.
Lucy Gennery - Apprentice Dental Nurse
Lucy is starting out on her career in dentistry and proving a welcome addition to our practice. Keen to learn and to support our patients.
Together with academic study, a dental nurse begins their career by working alongside a variety of staff and dentists. The progress Lucy has made shows how much she enjoys her work and the value she will bring to our profession.