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Welcome to {my}dentist, Dean Road, South Shields Dentist and Orthodontist located in Tyne and Wear

Emergency dental care
To best protect the safety of our colleagues and patients during the current outbreak of COVID-19, we have taken the decision to suspend all but emergency dental care across our dental practices.

That means if you have a routine appointment at a {my}dentist practice in the coming weeks it will unfortunately need to be cancelled and we will contact you to arrange an alternative date.

If you are experiencing a dental emergency, such as severe dental pain, please call your local practice who will advise you what to do.

Your safety, and that of our team is our top priority, so please do not attend practices in person for any reason unless you are asked to do so.

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Please contact the practice for their current opening times

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Our services at a glance

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Opening times

08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 12:00
Sunday Closed

Contact

Telephone: 01914 554800
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Address

78 Dean Road, South Shields, Tyne and Wear, NE33 4AR.

About {my}dentist, Dean Road, South Shields

Welcome to {my}dentist, Dean Road, South Shields. From teething toddlers to denture wearers, our practice caters for all.

Along with the full range of NHS dental services, you'll find a great selection of cosmetic treatments, including tooth whitening and dentures.

You can get in touch with us using the details at the top of this page.

We look forward to seeing you soon.

Practice facilities

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Meet the team at {my}dentist, Dean Road, South Shields

Your clinicians

  • Dr.Darren Hand (Orthodontist) Qualified from: BDS Ncle, United Kingdom, 2001 GDC No: 79401
    Darren graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Newcastle in 2001. He then gained many years experience in general practice, providing advanced sedation techniques to anxious adults and children, obtaining further postgraduate qualifications with a Diploma in Conscious Sedation and Membership in the Faculty of Dental Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. He then furthered his clinical skills and knowledge by undertaking several speciality posts including Paediatric Dentistry and Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Darren undertook his specialist training in orthodontics at Manchester Dental Hospital and was awarded a Masters in Clinical Dentistry (Orthodontics) and also obtained his Membership in Orthodontics from the Royal College of Surgeons of London. This entitled him to register on the General Dental Council's specialist list to provide services as a specialist orthodontist.
  • Dr.Matthew Gill (Dental Implant Surgeon) Qualified from: BDS,DGDP Ncle, United Kingdom, 1993 GDC No: 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 an MBE by prince Charles at Buckingham palace for services to NHS dentistry. Matthew 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. He focuses a lot of his time on providing private cosmetic dentistry and offers complimentary consultations for those wanting implants, private dentures and smile makeovers. Matthew lives in Whitburn with his wife and two children and in his spare time he enjoys cooking, being active and making time for mountain biking
  • Dr.Michael Hicks Qualified from: BDS Manc, United Kingdom, 2012 GDC No: 229127
    Michael qualified with Honours from the University of Manchester in 2012. Following his foundation year, he embarked on further training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in the North of England. Michael has a special interest in oral surgery and a passion for dental implantology. He was awarded his Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Implant Dentistry with Distinction at Newcastle University. Alongside his commitments to clinical practice, Michael is an active member of the dental profession and is a UK Dental Ambassador for the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. He enjoys educating the future of the dental profession in his role as an Associate Clinical Lecturer in Oral Surgery, at Newcastle University. He is a regular speaker to Postgraduate Dentists at Health Education England and provides hands-on training to dentists in the North East. Michael’s foremost commitments are to his patients and the profession, and he was recognised for this at the UK Dental Awards and the {my}dentist Clinical Excellence Awards as a Young Dentist of the Year commended finalist. He has a relaxed and reassuring manner, and is happy to help you, whether you need a wisdom tooth removing, or your smile improving.
  • Dr.Sundeep Gill Qualified from: Ncle United Kingdom, 2010 GDC No: 193544
    Sunny graduated from the University of Newcastle in 2010 and went onto achieve MJDF qualification from the Royal College of Surgeons London in 2011. He then focussed on gaining extensive experience and skills working within general dentistry. Since graduating he has worked as an associate dentist in both NHS and fully private practices across the North-East, building up an impressive skillset. This has given him a strong base from which he has been able to pursue niches within dentistry that he is not only very passionate about but which enables him to utilise one of his stronger character traits - his high attention to detail. In particular, Sunny takes a keen interest in short term orthodontics having become a certified provider of both Invisalign-Go and Clear-Correct clear brace systems. He is also passionate about composite bonding and continues to develop his knowledge using latest techniques to be able to provide his patients with the most up-to-date treatments - as such, he is the North-Easts first provider of the highly regarded SmileFast composite bonding system. He enjoys creating smile make-overs for his patients by combining these treatments and takes great pride in the results he has achieved for his patients.
  • Miss .Lorna Arundel (Therapist) Qualified from: Bsc Oral Health 2017, 2017 GDC No: 271588
    Lorna recently joined the {my}dentist family in 2018 following completion of her BSc in Oral Health Science in 2017 at the University of Highlands and Islands. This qualifies her as a Dental Hygienist and Therapist. Lorna is passionate about helping our patients with both their tooth and oral hygiene needs and strongly believes in educating families and encouraging children from an early age to look after their teeth. Due to this belief, Lorna is an active member of our Kids Club Team. After spending a year working in Glasgow, Lorna returned to her roots and is now enjoying being back at home and her dad's cooking. Whilst not at work, Lorna enjoys going for walks, reading, socialising and spending time with her family.
  • Mr.Grenville Moore Qualified from: BDS Dip Con Sed uk, 1993 GDC No: 68958
    Grenville graduated from Sheffield University with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery in 1993 after five years of study at the Dental School. As well as general dentistry, he has an interest in sedation, which led him to complete his post graduate diploma in conscious sedation in 2003. With this he is able to provide the highest standard of sedation techniques to help nervous patients overcome their dental fears and have treatment. Grenville is also an active member of the Society for the Advancement of Anaesthesia in Dentistry (SAAD). Since leaving university, Grenville has worked in general practice as an associate dentist in both NHS and private settings around the north-east. He also spent several years working part-time in the sedation department at Newcastle Dental Hospital before he began working at Queensway in January 2014. Grenville is also passionate and highly experienced in the composite bonding area of dentistry and takes great pride in his work.
  • Ms.Toni Anderson (E) (Hygienist) Qualified from: CEB Cert in Dent Hygiene United Kingdom, 1989 GDC No: 3720
    Nicole qualified at Bristol School in 1989 as a hygienist and now lives back in Sunderland with her husband Patrick, two daughters, Scarlett and Erin and a menagerie of animals including 2 cockapoos, cats, fish and a tortoise! How does she find the time? During her long established career, Nicole has built up a large patient base and she reports that she loves working as part of such a successful team! Nicole’s favourite part of the job is motivating patients and seeing continued improvement in their Oral Health which is evidence on their regular and routine visits to see her. She also likes a good natter, which patients love!
  • Ms.Hayley Gray (Orthodontic Therapists) Qualified from: Dip Orth Therapy RCS Edin, United Kingdom, 2015 GDC No: 118616
  • Dr.Laura Allan (M) Qualified from: BChD Leeds, United Kingdom, 2008 GDC No: 153642
  • Miss.Rebecca Ford (Orthodontic Therapists) Qualified from: Dip Orth Therapy 2017, 2017 GDC No: 211604
  • Mrs.Bev English (E) (Hygienist) Qualified from: CEB Cert in Dental Hygiene Newcastle, 1980 GDC No: 2133
  • Ms.Angela Boyce (E) (Hygienist) Qualified from: CEB Cert in Dent Hygiene United Kingdom, 1981 GDC No: 2307
  • Dr.Matthew Hodgson Qualified from: BDS Ncle, United Kingdom, 2013 GDC No: 244944
  • Dr.Alison Betts (M) Qualified from: BDS Ncle, United Kingdom, 2013 GDC No: 245215
  • Miss.Christina Davis Qualified from: BDS UK, 2016 GDC No: 264657
  • Miss.Rosanne Mary McCallum Qualified from: BDS UK, 2017 GDC No: 271312
  • Mr.Raymond Coffer (Treatment co-ordinator) Qualified from: Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds UK, 2017 GDC No: 272666
    Raymond joined the {my}dentist family in 2014 as part of the Reception Team and went on to qualify as a registered Dental Nurse. Through his vast experience in and out of surgery, he then took on the role as Treatment Co-Ordinator in May 2018 where he enjoys helping people choose their treatment options and working closely with our clinicians in practice to ensure we provide our patients with a first class service. Raymond is passionate about our patient journey, from assessment and advice through to treatment completion and finds his role rewarding when witnessing the life and smile changing results provided by our talented team. Consultations with Raymond are free, where you can get friendly advice on treatment options, costs, finance and guidance on oral hygiene products. Outside of work Raymond enjoys reading, cooking and time with his family.
  • Dr.Julia Smith Qualified from: Ncle United Kingdom, 1991 GDC No: 66979
  • Dr.Christopher Stewart Baillie (Orthodontist) Qualified from: BDS,MFDS RCS Ncle, United Kingdom, 1996 GDC No: 71829
    Chris graduated as dentist in 1996 from Newcastle University before commencing additional vocational training in the North East of England. Following a year spent in general practice he then spent a year as a hospital resident in Maxilla - Facial Surgery in the West Midlands. Chris then spent a year travelling around the world before returning to the North East to complete the 2.5 years of further training in Dentistry and Orthodontics, Oral and Maxilla facial surgery, Oral Medicine and Sedation. Chris moved to Leeds Dental Hospital to complete his 3 year full time higher specialist training in orthodontics and then completed a concurrent Masters degree in Orthodontics. Chris' clinical practice is solely Orthodontics which he has been practising since 2006. Chris is married to Ann and they have 2 children.
  • Dr.Naomi Hunter Qualified from: BDS Ncle, United Kingdom, 2004 GDC No: 83323
  • Mr.Mehdi Dehgani Qualified from: Dr Med Dent Debrecen, 2018 GDC No: 279092
  • Mrs.Keeley Jane Ross (E) (Orthodontic Therapists) Qualified from: Dip Orth Therapy UK, 2011 GDC No: 6154

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SHOW US YOUR SMILE

We’ll discuss what you do and don’t like about your smile, take a picture and show you how you’ll look wearing clear braces. For your peace of mind we’ll explain the process in detail and check you are suitable for treatment.

 
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COMPLIMENTARY SCAN

You’ll have a smile assessment with a UK registered dentist. After a free 3D digital scan of your teeth they will create your unique treatment plan.

 
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YOUR CLEAR BRACES

You’ll collect your first set of clear braces and the dentist will show you how to fit them and give you all the information you need about how to care for them.

 
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STRAIGHTEN AT HOME

You will receive your custom made aligners through the post and will change them as directed by your treatment plan. We’ll also want to see you regularly to make sure everything is progressing as planned.

 
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AFTERCARE

Once your teeth are straightened we’ll give you a free set of retainers to wear at night to make sure your new smile stays perfect.

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Last updated: Tuesday, 03 March 2020