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Bupa Dental Care Darras Hall

Our team

Here at Bupa Dental Care Darras Hall our dedicated practice team is here to ensure that your care always comes first. We pride ourselves on our friendly and efficient nature and are always on hand to help.

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Dentists

Laura Garner

GDC - 81848 BDS Newcastle University 2003 Dentist

Laura has a particular interest in sedation and Invisalign. She has had postgraduate training in restorative dentistry.

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Laura GarnerDentists

GDC - 81848 BDS Newcastle University 2003 Dentist

Laura has a particular interest in sedation and Invisalign. She has had postgraduate training in restorative dentistry.

After qualifying in dentistry in 2003 from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Laura gained experience working in NHS dental practices in North Yorkshire and Northumberland. Laura has a particular interest in sedation, Invisalign and facial aesthetics. She completed a postgraduate course in restorative dentistry in 2017.

Dentists

Paul Shenfine

GDC - 63626 BChD University of Leeds 1988 Dentist

Paul has over 30 years of experience, and has particular interests in cosmetic and advanced restorative dentistry, and dental implants.

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Paul ShenfineDentists

GDC - 63626 BChD University of Leeds 1988 Dentist

Paul has over 30 years of experience, and has particular interests in cosmetic and advanced restorative dentistry, and dental implants.

Paul was born and raised in Newcastle, and has over 30 years of experience in dentistry. Paul has particular interests in cosmetic and advanced restorative dentistry and in dental implants. He is one of few UK dentists to have completed the prestigious Kois Center programme in Seattle, USA.

Dentists

Timothy 'Tim' Davies

GDC - 80583 BDS Newcastle University 2002, PGDip (restorative and cosmetic dentistry) University of Central Lancashire 2009 Dentist

Tim provides orthodontics treatments to both adults and children. He can offer a complete cosmetic solution to patients.

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Timothy 'Tim' DaviesDentists

GDC - 80583 BDS Newcastle University 2002, PGDip (restorative and cosmetic dentistry) University of Central Lancashire 2009 Dentist

Tim provides orthodontics treatments to both adults and children. He can offer a complete cosmetic solution to patients.

Tim provides comprehensive and short-term fixed orthodontics, as well as Invisalign, in both adults and children. He works in private dental practice as well as in a specialist orthodontic practice.

Tim holds a postgraduate diploma in restorative and cosmetic dentistry. He’s also trained with the Dawson Academy for complete dentistry, allowing him to offer a complete cosmetic solution for patients seeking a smile makeover.

Hygienists

Gaynor Noone

GDC - 5042 CEB Dip Dent Hygiene 1996 Dental Hygienist

Gaynor NooneHygienists

GDC - 5042 CEB Dip Dent Hygiene 1996 Dental Hygienist

Dental Nurses

Jane Ward

GDC - 267012 Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds 2016 Dental Nurse

Jane works alongside Paul as an implant nurse.

Jane WardDental Nurses

GDC - 267012 Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds 2016 Dental Nurse

Jane works alongside Paul as an implant nurse.

Dental Nurses

Lauren Pickard

GDC - 267925 Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds 2016 Dental Nurse

Lauren trained at the North East Chamber of Commerce.

Lauren PickardDental Nurses

GDC - 267925 Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds 2016 Dental Nurse

Lauren trained at the North East Chamber of Commerce.

Dental Nurses

Lucy Robson

GDC - 253202 Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds 2014 Senior Nurse

Lucy has worked at the Practice here since 2015.

Lucy RobsonDental Nurses

GDC - 253202 Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds 2014 Senior Nurse

Lucy has worked at the Practice here since 2015.

Practice

Lisa Hunt

Receptionist

Lisa HuntPractice

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Sally Ormonde

GDC - 183771 NVQ L3 Dental Nursing & VRQ L3 Dental Nursing City & Guilds 2009 Practice Manager

Sally OrmondePractice

GDC - 183771 NVQ L3 Dental Nursing & VRQ L3 Dental Nursing City & Guilds 2009 Practice Manager

No, orthodontics for adults is becoming more and more common. We can talk through your options with you.

We do understand that some people really struggle with dental treatment. But we have lots of ways to help put you at ease. Please just tell us how you feel and what worries you, and then we can work together to decide on the right approach.

Generally we recommend twice yearly check-ups every six months. However, this varies on a case by case basis. Your Bupa Dental Care dentist will talk to you about when and how often we need to see you.

Fillings repair small holes in your tooth enamel. If they aren’t filled, the decay will deepen. You’ll start to feel pain, and you could end up needing root canal treatment, which is much more significant and costs more. So although you might not feel pain right now, it’s best to repair these holes as soon as possible.

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Bupa Dental Care is a trading name of Oasis Healthcare Limited. Registered in England and Wales number: 03257078. Registered office: Bupa Dental Care Vantage Office Park, Old Gloucester Road, Hambrook, Bristol, United Kingdom BS16 1GW.

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