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Here at Bupa Dental Care Dereham 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

Miguel Polonia

GDC - 105856 LMD Lisbon 2006; PG Dip Orthodontics University of Warwick, 2018 Dentist

Miguel graduated in Portugal in 2006 and started working in the UK in the same year. He worked in practices across the UK, including in Worcester and Bristol, before moving to Norwich in 2011.

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Miguel PoloniaDentists

GDC - 105856 LMD Lisbon 2006; PG Dip Orthodontics University of Warwick, 2018 Dentist

Miguel graduated in Portugal in 2006 and started working in the UK in the same year. He worked in practices across the UK, including in Worcester and Bristol, before moving to Norwich in 2011.

Miguel has a keen interest in dental implants and orthodontics. His interest in implants led to him completing a post-graduate course in dental implants in 2008, in Portugal.

In 2014, Miguel finished a postgraduate master’s in orthodontics at Warwick University and achieved the diploma in Orthodontics in 2018.

At the practice, Miguel works as a general dentist and provides both NHS and private dental care. Miguel also provides a range of orthodontic treatments including fixed braces, clear aligners and lingual braces.

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Hasier Otaduy Pardavila

GDC - 183651 Lic Odont Barcelona 2009 Dentist

Hasier has a keen interest in restorative dentistry, especially dental implants. He particularly enjoys challenging restorative cases and enjoys getting to treat a wide variety of cases at the practice.

Hasier Otaduy PardavilaDentists

GDC - 183651 Lic Odont Barcelona 2009 Dentist

Hasier has a keen interest in restorative dentistry, especially dental implants. He particularly enjoys challenging restorative cases and enjoys getting to treat a wide variety of cases at the practice.

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Teresa Santos

GDC - 255441 LMD Instituto Superior de Ciências 2014 Dentist

Teresa qualified in dentistry in Spain, in 2014. She joined the Dereham practice in 2015. She loves working with the friendly, professional team at Dereham. She's passionate about providing quality dental care for her patients.

Teresa SantosDentists

GDC - 255441 LMD Instituto Superior de Ciências 2014 Dentist

Teresa qualified in dentistry in Spain, in 2014. She joined the Dereham practice in 2015. She loves working with the friendly, professional team at Dereham. She's passionate about providing quality dental care for her patients.

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Maria Mainprize

GDC - 6510 DDM Sofia 1997; Dip Dent Hygiene University of Sheffield 2004; Dip Dent Therapy University of Sheffield 2004 Dentist, Dental Hygienist and Dental Therapist

Besides being a dentist, Maria has also qualified as a dental hygienist and dental therapist.

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Maria MainprizeDentists

GDC - 6510 DDM Sofia 1997; Dip Dent Hygiene University of Sheffield 2004; Dip Dent Therapy University of Sheffield 2004 Dentist, Dental Hygienist and Dental Therapist

Besides being a dentist, Maria has also qualified as a dental hygienist and dental therapist.

Maria joined the Practice in 2004 and enjoys working as part of the team here at Dereham.

Hygienists

Maria Mainprize

GDC - 6510 DDM Sofia 1997; Dip Dent Hygiene University of Sheffield 2004; Dip Dent Therapy University of Sheffield 2004 Dentist, Dental Hygienist and Dental Therapist

Maria joined the Practice in 2004 and enjoys working as part of the team here at Dereham.

Maria MainprizeHygienists

GDC - 6510 DDM Sofia 1997; Dip Dent Hygiene University of Sheffield 2004; Dip Dent Therapy University of Sheffield 2004 Dentist, Dental Hygienist and Dental Therapist

Maria joined the Practice in 2004 and enjoys working as part of the team here at Dereham.

Hygienists

Kim Older

GDC - 262959 CEB Dip Dent Hygiene 1993 Dental Hygienist

Kim joined the Practice in 2016. She has many years’ experience treating nervous patients and is adept at putting them at ease.

Kim OlderHygienists

GDC - 262959 CEB Dip Dent Hygiene 1993 Dental Hygienist

Kim joined the Practice in 2016. She has many years’ experience treating nervous patients and is adept at putting them at ease.

Dental Nurses

Abby Buckle

GDC - 283277 Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds 2018 Dental Nurse

Abby joined the practice in 2017 and has a keen interest in orthodontics. She is qualified in emergency first aid and mental health awareness.

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Abby BuckleDental Nurses

GDC - 283277 Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds 2018 Dental Nurse

Abby joined the practice in 2017 and has a keen interest in orthodontics. She is qualified in emergency first aid and mental health awareness.

She is also currently completing courses in impression taking and dental photography, which she has a particular interest in.

Abby loves working with the team at Dereham, describing them as her second family. She is excited to further her career with the practice.

Dental Nurses

Cherie-Ann Setchell

GDC - 260372 Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds 2015 Dental Nurse

Cherie-Ann joined the practice in 2015. She likes to keep up to date with her dental knowledge by regularly attending training courses. She also has a certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems which helps her with her role as a dental nurse.

Cherie-Ann SetchellDental Nurses

GDC - 260372 Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds 2015 Dental Nurse

Cherie-Ann joined the practice in 2015. She likes to keep up to date with her dental knowledge by regularly attending training courses. She also has a certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems which helps her with her role as a dental nurse.

Dental Nurses

Eloise Pitcher

GDC - 245927 Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds 2013 Dental Nurse

Eloise joined the Practice in 2018.

Eloise PitcherDental Nurses

GDC - 245927 Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds 2013 Dental Nurse

Eloise joined the Practice in 2018.

Dental Nurses

Katrina Louise Brockbank

GDC - 200115 Qual- National Certificate NEBDN 2010 Lead Dental Nurse

Katrina joined the practice in 2014 and has over 10 years’ experience in dental nursing. She has completed additional training in dental implants and has been a trainee dental nurse mentor since 2011.

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Katrina Louise BrockbankDental Nurses

GDC - 200115 Qual- National Certificate NEBDN 2010 Lead Dental Nurse

Katrina joined the practice in 2014 and has over 10 years’ experience in dental nursing. She has completed additional training in dental implants and has been a trainee dental nurse mentor since 2011.

As well as being a dental nurse, she is also the practices' infection control lead and has completed a PMA practice manager course. She has various other qualifications which help with her role, including certifications in mental health awareness and emergency first aid.

Dental Nurses

Willow Brown

Trainee Dental Nurse

Willow joined the practice in 2019 as a trainee dental nurse and is currently working towards her diploma in dental nursing. She is excited to start her new career in dentistry.

Willow BrownDental Nurses

Trainee Dental Nurse

Willow joined the practice in 2019 as a trainee dental nurse and is currently working towards her diploma in dental nursing. She is excited to start her new career in dentistry.

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Dyana Westall-Jones

Receptionist

Dyana joined the practice in 2016. She has a certification in the Principles of Dementia Care.

Dyana Westall-JonesPractice

Receptionist

Dyana joined the practice in 2016. She has a certification in the Principles of Dementia Care.

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Emma Lee Hurst

Receptionist

Emma joined the Practice in 2013. She has completed an NVQ in customer service and enjoys meeting new patients.

Emma Lee HurstPractice

Receptionist

Emma joined the Practice in 2013. She has completed an NVQ in customer service and enjoys meeting new patients.

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Julie Howe

GDC - 117894 Qual- National Certificate NEBDSA 1988 Practice Manager

Julie started her career in dentistry as soon as she left school. She worked as a dental nurse for many years before becoming a practice manager. She brings many years of experience to the role.

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Julie HowePractice

GDC - 117894 Qual- National Certificate NEBDSA 1988 Practice Manager

Julie started her career in dentistry as soon as she left school. She worked as a dental nurse for many years before becoming a practice manager. She brings many years of experience to the role.

Julie loves working with the team at Dereham and enjoys interacting with all the patients at the practice. She is about to start her certification in dementia care, which will help with her day-to-day role in the practice.

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Paula Dack

Reception Manager

Paula is the reception manager at Dereham and has been at the practice since 2003. She enjoys building relationships with both new and existing patients and loves making them feel welcome. She is due to start her certification in dementia care this year.

Paula DackPractice

Reception Manager

Paula is the reception manager at Dereham and has been at the practice since 2003. She enjoys building relationships with both new and existing patients and loves making them feel welcome. She is due to start her certification in dementia care this year.

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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