Dr .Nicu Bogdan Burghelea
Qualified from: DMD Ovidius, 2003
GDC No: 111469
Bogdan is a local family man committed to the practice. On completion of his diploma in Dentistry in 2002 at University of Constanta, Romania, he has been working in the UK in general practice since 2007 and has been committed to mydentist since 2009. He believes that giving someone the confidence to face the world with a big smile can make a huge difference to their life, whatever their age. Bogdan encourages his patients to discuss their smile and what they would like to improve, if anything. By Bogdan taking the time to discuss each patient’s options, this ensures that every patient has a smile to be proud of. He takes pride in all aspects of his work, creating great smiles with aesthetic treatments like, crowns, bridges and veneers.
Bogdan enjoys fishing with his boys and relaxing with his family
Qualified from: Registered under s16(2A) Dentists Act 1984, DDS, MDentSci (Paediatric Dent), FRACDS (Paed), PhD (Dent), MHEA (Teaching) MOrth RCSed Reg under s16(2A) Dentists Act 1984, 1984
GDC No: 111234
On completion of his diploma in Dentistry in 1996, Ahmed worked as a general dental practitioner for about 6 years in both hospital and practice environment.
Thereafter, Ahmed completed 2 years of training in paediatric dentistry at Leeds Dental institute and was awarded a Master in Dental Sciences in Paediatric Dentistry degree (2004). This was followed by completion of a PhD degree in dentistry (2009).
Ahmed worked as a clinical tutor in Paediatric Dentistry at Leeds Dental Institute between 2008 and 2010 and completed a Certificate in Education, which awarded him a membership status of the Academy of Higher Education, he then joined University of Bristol as academic and completed his training in Orthodontics. He is a member of the Royal College of Surgeons and is on the Specialist Orthodontic Register.
Ahmed enjoys all aspects of orthodontics and provides a high quality of care for adults and children.
Miss.Caroline Louise Smith (FT)
Qualified from: BSc Oral and Dental Health Sciences Newcastle , 2019
GDC No: 191293
Caroline worked previously as a Dental Nurse for 8 years in her hometown South Shields. Throughout this time, she did various post qualifications (radiography, impression taking and application of Fluoride varnish). Volunteering twice to work in Tanzania, Africa with a dental charity called Bridge2Aid, Caroline enjoyed the challenge and opportunity, which also enhanced her clinical skills, providing emergency dental treatment to some of the most rural parts of Africa. Caroline learnt that an important aspect of patient care was to help to relax anxious patients whilst delivering oral hygiene messages to both children and adults.
After this life changing experience, she decided to follow her long-standing passion and ambition of pursuing a career as a Dental Hygienist/Therapist. In 2016 Caroline was delighted to be offered a place to study at Newcastle University. In 2019 she graduated and qualified with a BSc (Hons) in Oral and Dental Health Sciences. She is very passionate about delivering a high standard of care to all patients.
In her spare time Caroline enjoys Ice skating at Whitley Bay Ice Rink, going on country walks and riding her bike along the coast. She also enjoys travelling and spending time with her friends, family and two cats.
Miss.Lucy Elizabeth Turnbull
Qualified from: BDS Birmingham, 2016
GDC No: 265556
Graduating from Birmingham in 2016 with a BDS in Dentistry Lucy has since completed extensive training in facial aesthetics and is enjoying enhancing patient’s natural beauty.
Lucy returned to the North East after completing her university studies and joined the mydentist team in September 2018.
Lucy always delivers excellent standards of dental treatment, she prides herself on all aspects of her work and places importance on creating confident smiles, ensuring her patients feel comfortable and confident with her.
As a very active person Lucy thoroughly enjoys keeping fit and maintaining a healthy lifestyle, she is part of an athletics club that meets regularly. Lucy likes to keep busy in her free time by exploring what the world has to offer.
Miss.Nadia Shafina Binti Razali
Qualified from: BDS Dundee, 2017
GDC No: 270639
Nadia graduated with a BDS from University of Dundee in 2017. She spent her foundation training year in Nairn, Scotland and joined mydentist in September 2018. She has various enthusiasms for life with her work being part of it. You can trust her in giving her best as she takes pride in delivering high standard of dental care to her patients in a relaxed-manner. She has a special interest in restorative dentistry and teeth straightening and is always looking to enhance her skill set by undertaking courses and learning from experienced colleagues. If you can’t find her at work, she is most likely in the gym or running in Hartlepool.
Mr.Andrew Peter Lowrie
Qualified from: BDS Newcastle, United Kingdom, 1998
GDC No: 74404
Drew was born and raised in Hartlepool. Following graduation from Newcastle University, Drew completed four years as a Dental Officer in the British Army. He returned to his hometown and has enjoyed over 15 years within the Grange Road practice, where he was recently appointed as a workplace Clinical Mentor.
He works hard to secure and maintain the Oral Health of his patients and considers it an honour and a privilege to care for such a loyal family patient base, many of whom have been with the practice for over 40 years!
Drew lives in Durham with his wife and two young daughters.
Qualified from: BDS Banglaore , 2000
GDC No: 165165
Qualified from: MDDr Prague, 2013
GDC No: 245651
Dr.Nicu Bogdan Burghelea
Qualified from: Constanta Romania, 2002
GDC No: 111469
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