Meet the team

 

JENNIFER OWEN – 103331 – Practice Principal

Jennifer has worked at the practice since 2006, qualified from Newcastle dental school she went on to achieve her mfds from the royal college in 2008. She has a keen interest in child dental health and prosthetic dentistry.  
Jennifer has recently completed training in anterior alignment and can offer options for clear braces, removal braces and fixed braces.
She currently chairs the ldc for Gateshead and South of Tyne, she is involved with development of paediatric dental pathway guidelines and primary care research in child dental health.  Jennifer is an assessor for the British dental association ensuring practices achieve good practice and high standards of care.

 

NATASHA DESILVA - 81840

Natasha has worked at the practice since 2004, qualified from Newcastle dental school she has a keen interest in cosmetic dentistry offering whitening and complex cosmetic restorative care.  Natasha is qualified in facial aesthetics and can offer options for botox and fillers.
Natasha practices with high standards of clinical care and accuracy and is especially skilled at dealing with dentally anxious patients.

 

ALEXANDRA STEFAN - 150262

Alex has worked at the practice since 2008, qualified from newcastle dental school she went on to achieve her mfds from the royal college in 2010. Alex has a fantastic rapport with families and young children, she carries out orthodontic assessments and referrals as required. 
Alex is qualified in facial aesthetics and can offer options for Botox and fillers.
Alex has been involved in primary care research within the practice especially regarding child dental health and undiagnosed facial pain.

 

MATTHEW KETTLEY- 265283

Matthew has worked at the practice since 2018, prior to this he was working in Newcastle royal Victoria infirmary as a maxillofacial senior house officer.  Qualified from Sheffield dental school in 2016. Matt has a keen interest in dental technology and modern oral surgery techniques.
He has an interest in primary care research and would like to develop this further in park view family dental.


 

MATTHEW GILL - 69346

Matthew qualified from Newcastle university in 1993 then went on to achieve a diploma of general dental practitioners in 1996.
In 2008 he was awarded mbe by prince Charles at Buckingham palace for services to NHS dentistry.
Has been placing implants for over 10 years and has a wealth of experience in tooth replacement and cosmetic dentistry.
Matthew also places implants at Sunderland royal hospital.

 

CIARA DOCHERTY - 277716

Ciara has worked at the practice since 2018, qualified from Leeds university in 2018 and she is currently working towards her mfds qualification.

 

FRANCIS BRIDGES-SMITH - 278454

Frankie, as he likes to be known, joined the practice in 2018, qualified from Cardiff dental school in 2018. He is extremely patient with dentally anxious patients and is currently working towards hir MFDS qualification.

Our Hygienist

 

JANE MCPHEE -102891

Jane has worked at the practice since 2006, qualified from Newcastle dental school with a diploma in dental hygiene.  Jane's area of expertise is around periodontal treatment gum health and protection. She carries out protective sealants on teeth, tooth whitening, oral hygiene instruction and diet analysis. She is a member of the British society of dental hygiene and therapy.

Practice Manager

 

PAULA HUTTON - 124242

With over 30 years’ experience Paula is the practice manager for Park View Family Dental.
Paula deals with complaints, legislation, staff and patient care.

She also holds qualifications in advanced first aid, radiology, impression taking and Fluoride application

Our receptionist and dental nurses

 

SHARON LEWELL - 124243

Sharon has worked at Park View for over 25 years both as a dental nurse and receptionist.
Sharon also holds qualifications in advanced first aid.
She is also part of a team of trained Oral Health Educators within our practice.

 

TINA PALMER

Tina has been our front of house receptionist for over 25 years.
Due to this she has a good rapport with our patients over her many years in practice.

 

NICOLA JONES - 124245

Nicola has worked at our practice for over 13 years.
As one of our fully qualified dental nurses, her main role is to assist our newly qualified dentists.
She holds qualifications in radiology, fluoride application, impressions and is an advanced first aider.

 

NICOLA TATUM - 219587

Nicola has been at our practice for over 10 years.
From starting as a trainee, she is a fully qualified dental nurse holding qualifications in impressions and working towards gaining a qualification in smoking cessation.
She is part of our team of Oral Health Educators within our practice.
Nicola is our in-house lab technician making bleaching trays, retainers and splints.

 

CHLOE BINGHAM - 225935

Chloe has also been at our practice for over 10 years.
She is a fully qualified dental nurse holding qualification in radiology and working towards a qualification in Digital Marketing.
She deals with all our social media and advertising.

 

 

 

KAYLEIGH WHEATLEY - 245426

 

Kayleigh has worked at Park View for over 5 years.
She holds qualifications in impressions and working towards a qualification in radiology.

 

STACEY KELSEY – 252193

Stacey came to Park View as a fully qualified dental nurse.
She has been at our practice for 3 years. Since then, she went on to received qualifications in impressions and working towards a qualification in radiology.
She is also a member of our Oral Health Education team.

 

LAURA SMITH – 269240

Laura started at our practice as a trainee dental nurse 2 years ago.
She now holds her qualification in Dental Nursing. Laura works alongside our implantologist.

 

 

AMY FORSTER

Amy is our newest member of the team.
She is currently working towards her qualification as a Dental Nurse.
In the future Amy would be interested in gaining more qualification in additional skills.