Qualified from: Zahnarzt Hamburg 1990 Germany, 1990
GDC No: 85053
Ingo qualified from the prestigious Hamburg Dental University in 1990, he has been working in the United Kingdom since 2005.
He has worked as a general dentist for 28 years which means he has a wealth of knowledge and experience. He is interested in all forms of dentistry and in particular sedation dentistry providing treatment for anxious patients.
He is committed to continue to learn new techniques and approaches to provide a high level of dental care. Additionally he strives to provide this care gently and compassionately.
He likes to present a relaxing atmosphere to work in without compromising the results.
Dr.James Lee Walker Asencio
(Dental Implant Surgeon)
Qualified from: Lic Odont Murcia Spain, 2010
GDC No: 219973
James has been a member of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI) since 2008 in 2010 qualified from the University of Murcia in the southeast of Spain. Having spent two years working as a private dentist in Spain, in 2012 he moved to the UK where he has since worked in both the NHS and private dentistry.
He has been restoring implants since 2011 and started placing them in 2014. During that time, James completed a postgraduate Certificate in Dental Implantology from the Cambridge Academy of Dental Implantology and is currently taking his Masters Degree (MCIinDent) at the BPP University in Waterloo, London.
Qualified from: Stat Exam United Kingdom, 2008
GDC No: 155079
Kalpana graduated from Nagpur University India in 1999, between 1999-2000 she continued her development with an internship at the Government Dental College and Hospital in Nagpur India.
Kalpana relocated to the UK in 2003, working at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital assisting with Minor oral surgery procedures, and assisting in theatre sessions for major cases such as trauma.
In 2011 she started as an associate dentist in Norwich until present, during this time Kalpana has worked as a general dentist providing NHS and private procedures, she has a particular interest in the extraction of teeth. She has also had experience working within the sedation clinic offering treatment for anxious patients.
Her hobbies include photography, reading, visiting new countries and she is also an avid cricket fan.
Qualified from: LMD Lisbon Portugal, 2006
GDC No: 105856
Miguel graduated Dentistry in Portugal in 2006 and relocated to the UK in November of the same year where he worked in Worcester, moving to Norwich in 2011, providing both NHS and Private cosmetic dental procedures. Having a young family keeps Miguel very busy, but he has still found time to excel within his career. He completed a Post-Graduate Degree in implants in 2008 in Portugal, and finished his Master’s Degree in Orthodontics at Warwick University in 2019. Between spending time playing football and tennis with his 6 year old son, bicycle riding with his family and visiting the family in Portugal, Miguel has comfortably found his natural aptitude as a dental lecturer, teaching orthodontics and cosmetic Dentistry and motivating dentists from around the UK. Miguel provides several types of cosmetic teeth alignment and orthodontic appliances, from aligners, metal braces, clear braces and lingual braces. But most of all, Miguel enjoys not only changing smiles, but mainly changing lives.
Dr.Montserrat Gasset Arrando
Qualified from: Lic Odont Barcelona Spain, 2011
GDC No: 268475
Montserrat graduated as a dentist from the University of Barcelona where she worked as a private dentist for almost six years. During this time, she started a post graduate degree in Endodontics which she completed in 2012, she then went on to do another post graduate qualification on TMJ dysfunction which she then went on to complete in 2014.
In 2017 Montserrat relocated to the Norfolk area and joined a practice providing NHS general and private dentistry including clear aligners and she is currently doing a post graduate certificate in dental implantology at Cambridge academy.
Outside of her day to day job Montserrat’s hobbies include reading and learning new languages.
Qualified from: Lond United Kingdom, 2002
GDC No: 81162
Dr Olubajo graduated from the prestigious and well-renowned Dental institute of Guy’s, King’s & St Thomas’, London UK in 2002. Since then she has built up a wealth of experience in General & Cosmetic dentistry by working in both NHS and Private practices both within London, Cambridgeshire and the West Midlands and her Continuous Professional Development. She welcomes patients who suffer from dental anxiety and phobia as she has a special interest in providing dental care to these patients. She is part of the dental sedation team within the practice and is able to provide both General dental care and Cosmetic dental treatment with the use of sedation. Busola’s philosophy is that everyone has a right to a smile filled with confidence and free of pain even if they suffer from dental anxiety or dental phobia.
Fun Fact: In her spare time Busola thoroughly enjoys salsa dancing and travelling. She recently performed with her salsa team at the Salsa Congress in Marrakech, Morocco!
Qualified from: MB ChB South Africa, 1991
GDC No: 6046630
Dr Swanepoel studied Medicine at the University of Pretoria, South Africa working in hospitals rotating in different departments, including anaesthetics.
She spent five years working as a GP, including A&E rotations before she changed her career path and did phase three clinical trials for a pharmaceutical company.
She relocated to the UK in 2001, taking a career break to look after her children. She has always had a passion for dentistry and started doing conscious sedation for dentistry in 2007 obtaining a Certificate in Sedation and Pain management from UCL in 2009.
As a mobile Sedationist she treated a wide scope of patients, both NHS and private in more than 70 practices in London and the south east of England.
In 2011 she moved to Norwich to become a dedicated Sedationist for an NHS referral clinic in Norwich and has worked there since. She has also recently started Facial Aesthetics practice offering anti-wrinkle treatments.
She has kept up with her learning including resuscitation qualifications and has completed one revalidation cycle with the GMC. She likes running, acting, and is involved with her charity Loving by Giving, travelling to Tanzania to do some outreach work there.
Qualified from: Foundation Degree in Oral Health Science University of Essex 2019 Qual- National Certificate NEBDN 2011 UK, 2019
GDC No: 216503
Becky qualified as a Dental Hygienist after obtaining her Foundation Degree in Science in August 2019 from the University of Essex at a Distinction level. Becky is also a lecturer at the same University. In 2019 Becky won a GlaxoSmithKline award for her research proposal about Oral cancer. Becky has also completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Science (Hons) with a first in December 2020. Prior to University Becky was qualified with a national Diploma in dental Nursing and had undertaken the BDA oral health educator course as well as radiography. Becky is also a dental therapist and is currently studying for a Masters in medical and clinical education. She is very dedicated to her work and research. Outside of dentistry and University Becky enjoys computer gaming, swimming and baking.
Qualified from: Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds UK, 2013
GDC No: 246471
Sam grew up in the Norfolk area, she is a qualified hairdresser and also has eight years of retail experience.
Looking for a career change Sam started as a trainee dental nurse in 2011 and qualified with a Diploma in dental nursing in 2013.
Sam has experience in general dentistry, minor oral surgery, implants and working within a busy sedation clinic supporting very anxious patients. Sam has been treatment coordinator here at Barrack Street for the past three years, she has a passion for delivering great patient care and building a good rapport to achieve the best patient journey.
Mr.Fabio Ivo Silva De Oliveira
Qualified from: Registered under s36C of the Dentists Act 1984 2016 Portugal, 2013
GDC No: 262707
Fabio qualified as a Dental Hygienist (Bsc) in 2013 from the faculty of dentistry CESPU, Porto – Portugal.
Fabio has been working for the last 6 years providing oral hygiene instructions and appropriate treatment to each patient based on their oral hygiene, diet and social habits in order to formulate a treatment plan suitable for each patient.
He also has experience in oral health of the implant patient and also periodontal and peri-implant diseases.
He is passionate about his job and he strives to give people the best service and care.
Outside dentistry he really enjoys traveling, spending time with family and friends and also enjoying time with his dogs.
Qualified from: Registered under s36C of the Dentists Act 1984 2020 India, 2001
GDC No: 135596
Bala qualified in 2001 having spent four years working in a private practice abroad. Bala moved to the UK to further her learning by pursuing a career as a Dental Hygienist & Therapist. Prior to becoming registered in the UK Bala worked as a sedation nurse for many years which gave her valuable skills in managing anxious patients and seeing the patient from a different perspective. Bala has extensive experience of managing oral health and is able to build rapport easily. Bala will always listen to the patient’s expectations, from the care they expect to the way they would like their treatment to progress. Bala keeps her knowledge and skills up to date by regularly attending courses and carrying out clinical self-audits. In Bala’s spare time she likes to spend time with family, she enjoys cooking and travelling.
Qualified from: Ireland Ireland, 1983
GDC No: 58057
Qualified from: s16(2A) Dentists Act 1984 Romania, 1984
GDC No: 80145
Qualified from: BDS, MFDS RCS(Ed) UK, 2016
GDC No: 265875
Issar graduated from the University of Sheffield and completed his dental foundation training in the Eastman London scheme. He has a special interest in Oral Surgery and treatment under sedation having gained considerable experience in secondary care settings through postgraduate training. This includes training posts in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at the renowned King’s College Hospital in London and at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.
Issar has presented his work internationally and has published in multiple, international, peer-reviewed journals. He is currently working towards a master’s degree in dental implantology and continues to engage with further training opportunities, as he endeavours to provide high quality, advanced treatments for his patients.
He has a benevolent approach and spends time to ensure patients are at the center of each treatment plan. Outside of dentistry, he enjoys playing sports, particularly football and racquet sports. He provides private dentistry here at Barrack Street, including cosmetic braces and clear aligners.
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