BDS MClinDent MFGDP(Uk) MRD RCS Eng
Dental Surgeon and Specialist in Endodontics
David is dedicated to providing high quality care and is recognised as a specialist in Endodontics by the General Dental Council and provides Endodontic and Restorative care.
He was awarded the specialist diploma of membership in restorative dentistry (MRD), by examination, from the Royal College of Surgeons of England, representing the highest accolade attainable in restorative dentistry from the Royal College. He undertook specialist training in Endodontics at the prestigious UCL Eastman Dental Institue, London. He has a Master of Clinical Dentistry degree, in Endodontology, from University College London, which combined two years of specialist practice. He was the initiator of research into of novel techniques for real-time, chair side, detection of bacterial within samples taken from root canals at UCL. He has previously received a clinical research award from the British Endodontic Society.
He holds memberships with the Faculty of General Dental Practice, the British Endodontic Society, the Association of Dental Implantology and the British Society of Restorative Dentistry.
David is the Principal Dental Surgeon and owner of the practice. GDC no: 85733
BDS MBChB BSc MFDS(Edin) FFDRCS(Ire)
Ryan is dedicated to providing high quality care and accepts referrals for Oral Surgery procedures. He is dual qualified as both a dentist and medical doctor and has the benefit of many years of experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery having previously worked as a staff grade surgeon at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in the subject of Oral Surgery with Oral Medicine. He also has a first class honours degree in cellular and molecular medicine from Bristol university. In his spare time Ryan enjoys running, cycling and generally exploring the outdoors. He lives in Taunton and attends the Park Run whenever he can. He is also taking part in a 500mile bicycle ride through Italy in September 2018 to raise money for the mouth cancer foundation.
BSc BDS MFDS RCSEd
Katy qualified from the University of Essex as a Dental Hygienist. She enjoys working with nervous patients and helping to build their confidence within the dental environment to enable them to go on and have further dental treatment.
In her spare time she enjoys horse riding and going for long walks in the countryside with her springer spaniel Flo.
Kim has a background as a qualified dental nurse with 11 years’ experience in the dental industry. Prior to managing Taunton Dental Centre she managed multiple sites for a national dental group before relocating to Somerset from Northamptonshire.
Kim takes great pride in the small details of customer care that add up to put our patients at ease. As manager she ensures that these values are upheld throughout the practice team.
She enjoys travelling and spending with family and friends. Having recently got engaged is very excited to be planning a wedding and of course honeymoon.
Senior Dental Nurse
Kelly is the senior dental nurse and has worked with David for the last 8 years. Kelly has extensive experience both in Specialist and General practice in Taunton and London.
Trainee Dental Nurse
Kirsty has a detailed knowledge of dental nursing amassed from her position at Taunton Dental Centre and her previous position at an NHS practice. Previously she has been the Manager of a well known local events venue.
Trainee Dental Nurse
Amelia returned to Dentistry recently after a short maternity break having previously amassed a detailed knowledge of clinical dentistry from Taunton Dental Centre and previously at a local practice.
Amy prides herself in providing patients with an industry leading level of customer service in a caring fashion. Amy has a customer service background in both retail and service industries and lives in Taunton with her boyfriend.
Medical secretary and PA
Polly brings the efficiency of her background as a legal secretary and PA to a FTSE500 Chief Executive to the practice in the secretarial demands of the practice. Polly lives locally with her young family.