Dr .Barry Jay Sims
(Dental Implant Surgeon)
Qualified from: BDS Lond UK, 1992
GDC No: 68486
Barry Sims provides dental implants at LDSC. Dr Sims graduated from Guy’s and St Thomas Dental Hospital in 1992 and has continued to develop his expertise and skills with a specialist interest in Restorative Dentistry and Implant Therapy
Dr Sims achieved the Masters of Medical Science in Implantology from the University of Sheffield in 2008
Dr Sims is a highly experienced Implant surgeon specialising in surgical and restorative implant dentistry. With an exceptionally high standard of clinical care, Barry has placed more than 2000 dental implants using multiple implant systems as well as multiple bone graft and sinus lifting procedures. As a member of the Association of Dental Implantology UK and the European Association of Osseointegration, Barry receives continuous updates on the latest developments in dental implant technology that allow him to provide effective treatment in the most sympathetic and relaxed manner.
Qualified from: BChD Leeds 2016 UK, 2016
GDC No: 264912
Originally hailing from Yorkshire and graduated from the University of Leeds, Dr Amreen Akhtar has considerable experience in both NHS and Private practices. She has a particular interest in short term Orthodontics, currently offering Invisalign, Whitening and Bonding to change the appearance of teeth in the smile zone. Amreen finds nothing more satisfying that seeing a patient's smile transformed. Amreen loves meeting new people, and will always attempt to put you at ease, being bubbly and full of conversation, whilst focusing on the job of looking after your oral health. She considers herself a real foodie, and enjoys travelling.
Dr.Helga Martin (Trentham)
Qualified from: BDS Sheff,United Kingdom, 1995
GDC No: 70703
Dr Helga Martin qualified at Sheffield University in June 1995. She started working at Mapperley in August 1996. Since then, she has enjoyed all aspects of dentistry in general practice, finding it very fulfilling helping nervous patients to receive treatment. Helga went to Australia in 2006 for a year working in a small town in far North Queensland, providing a wide range of private dental treatments. She returned to our Mapperley practice in 2007. Over the next couple of year’s she became interested in teaching dentists, gaining a post graduate qualification with South Yorkshire’s Deanery in 2010 as an Educational Supervisor, and then continuing the role with Health Education East Midlands in 2014. She studied Clinical Education at Sheffield University in 2012, gaining a Distinction. In 2015, she took part in a six-month part time oral surgery course for General Dentists at Sheffield University. Over the years, Helga has continued to pursue a wide range of courses to develop and enhance her clinical skills and knowledge. She enjoys taking part in a peer review group. She is passionate about preventative dentistry.
Qualified from: BDS United Kingdom, 2004
GDC No: 83474
Dr Paul Fletcher first qualified in 2004 at Birmingham University. he has worked with us since qualifying, and has a special affinity to the practice. He lives locally and has two children which attend nearby schools. Dr Fletcher is proud to provide NHS dental care for his local community. He also enjoys offering private and cosmetic dental treatments such as teeth whitening solutions. Paul is keen to update his knowledge and skills, and regularly attends lectures at the Nottingham Dental Society amongst others. Dr Fletcher enjoys sports and going to the gym in his spare time
Qualified from: CEB Dip Dent Hygiene Ncle, United Kingdom, 1992
GDC No: 4328
Karen Steele is a qualified and very experienced dental hygienist, who has worked in various NHS and private practices across the country. Karen attended the Kings College of London Dental School, where she qualified and gained a Diploma in Dental Hygiene in September 1992. Karen was also awarded the Oral B Prize Award for patient motivation. Karen is known for her gentle approach and unique qualities, especially in treating nervous and anxious patients. Karen is passionate about patient care and ensuring patients understand how to keep their smiles healthy in between dental appointments. Karen is also able to provide stain removal treatments such as airflow.
Qualified from: BDS Karnatak, 2005
GDC No: 158697
Qualified from: BDS Sheff,United Kingdom, 2001
GDC No: 79498
Dr.Ana Gonzalez Shimada
Qualified from: University of Oviedo Spain, 2008
GDC No: 179352
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