We have a strong team of dedicated orthodontic specialists at Newport Pagnell Dental Practice. As we specialise in a particular field of dentistry, we hone our focus on the development and refinement of our orthodontic services. We are constantly looking for ways to make our service the best it can be so we can provide a welcoming atmosphere that makes coming to our practice a relaxing experience.

Clinicians

Pauline Desmond

BDS – NU IREL

GDC: 70124

Pauline is the Principal Dentist at Newport Pagnell Dental Clinic and graduated from Cork University in 1994. She has 17 years’ experience in general dentistry and has developed the practice with the key objective of delivering quality dentistry in a relaxed and caring environment. Pauline delivers a wide range of treatment for her patients and keeps abreast of new procedures and the latest technology to ensure we are at the front of the changing face of dentistry. She has 4 young children herself and prides herself on her ability to put younger children at ease while having their dental check-ups and treatment.

Brian Davison

BDS – (BRIST)

GDC: 62711

Brian qualified as a dental surgeon in 1987 at Bristol University, he joined Newport Pagnell Dental Clinic in 2007 and has since developed a great rapport with our patients. Brian takes great pride in his work and especially enjoys cosmetic dentistry. He has a patient and understanding approach towards nervous or anxious patients.

Niamh Desmond

DIPDENTAL HYGIENE – RDH (NCLE)

GDC: 5985

Niamh has a long association with Newport Pagnell Dental Clinic. Having previously worked as a Dental nurse she went on with further studies and qualified as a Dental Hygienist with merit at Newcastle University Dental Hospital. She utilised her full skills in treating adults and children.

Erwin Hiddema

TANDARTS – RUU

GDC: 70241

Qualifying in 1983 at the University of Utrecht, The Netherlands, Dr Hiddema went on to complete his National Service of basic military training and then worked as an army dentist. He immigrated to South Africa in 1985 where he worked at a hospital treating children and out-patients and taking responsibility for the dental care of psychiatric patients at another nearby hospital. Dr Hiddema opened his own practice in Cape Town in 1987 where he provided general dentistry and orthodontics and treatment under general anaesthesia. Moving to Milton Keynes in 1994, Dr Hiddema worked locally before joining us at Newport Pagnell Dental Clinic in 2006 where he enjoys the team spirit and patient-focused/friendly approach we have.

Catarina Goncalves

DENTAL SURGEON WITH A SPECIAL INTEREST IN AESTHETIC & RESTORATIVE DENTISTRY
LMD LISBON 2001, MSc AESTHETIC DENTISTRY (DISTINCTION), MFGDP (UK)

GDC: 208509

Catarina graduated from the University of Lisbon, Faculty of Dentistry in 2001 with a Degree in Dental Medicine. She went on to study for three years in the world-leading university King’s College London, to be awarded a Master’s degree in Aesthetic and Restorative Dentistry completed with a Distinction.

Catarina has successfully gained her Membership of the Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) from The Royal College of Surgeons of England, a postgraduate qualification that confirms her commitment to offering high standards of care to her patients. She is also a member of the British Dental Association.

With a special interest in aesthetic and advanced restorative dentistry, Catarina has been shortlisted as finalist for the UK Aesthetic Dentistry Awards 2019 in the category “Restorative full mouth rehabilitation”.

Administration Team

Our Administration Team are passionate about creating a great experience for you from the moment you enter the practice. They play a key role in patient care and communication and are always looking for ways to improve your experience.

Sheena McCormick

Practice Manager

Sue Hughes

Reception Manager

Gloria Partridge

Reception Manager

Lorraine Emerton

Treatment Co-ordinator

Emma Lancaster

Treatment Co-ordinator

Kate Hill

Treatment Co-ordinator

Mirka Duff

Receptionist

Kathryn Jones

Reception Manager

Wendy Copeland

Receptionist

Katie Letts

Treatment Co-ordinator

Debbie Charlton

Receptionist

Gemma Michell

Receptionist

Emily Watts

Receptionist

Nursing Team

Our Nursing Team are committed to continuous professional development and have achieved or are studying towards qualification as RDN (Registered Dental Nurse) and/or ODN (Orthodontic Dental Nurse). Our qualified nurses are registered with the General Dental Council and we are all BDA Good Practice Scheme members, a nationally recognised assurance of best practice standards dental/orthodontic care.

Hayley Mitchell

Lead Nurse

RDN BDA X-Ray Qualified, BDA Oral Health Education Certificate

GDC: 247202

Helen Morland

RDN, NEBDN X-Ray Qualified

GDC: 107916

Alice Turnbull

RDN

GDC: 239334

Katie Letts

TC and Reception

GDC: 194885

Wendy Pooley

RDN, NEBDN X-Ray Qualified

GDC: 181988

Zané Smith

RDN BDA X-Ray Qualified

GDC: 252242

Francis Frankland

RDN, BDA X-ray Qualified

GDC: 128388

Shannon Lloyd

RDN

GDC: 266322

Lisa Simpson

RDN

GDC: 253542

Kate Hill

RDN, ODN, NEBDN X-Ray Qualified

GDC: 158615

Emma Lancaster

RDN, Treatment Co-ordinator, BDA X-ray Qualified

GDC: 187367

Lorraine Emerton

RDN, Treatment Co-ordinator

GDC: 152318

Kate Karasek – Rzepinski

RDN

GDC: 250019

Kelly Rogers

Lead Nurse, RDN NEBDN, ODN NEBDN Qualified Orthodontic Nurse, X-Ray Qualified

GDC: 188186

Lucy Druse

Dental Nurse

GDC: 224541

Carissa Fry

Dental Nurse

GDC: 245053

Juna Toyoda

Trainee Dental Nurse