Our Implant Team

Chris Lefkaditis
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Prof. Chris Lefkaditis

 

BChD BSC Dent PgDipDent GDC 70508

 

Chris’s special interests include Cosmetic and Implant Dentistry.

His vast experience in digital dentistry includes Cadcam dentistry offering crowns/bridges in one session and computer guided implantology.

He has extensive experience in Sedation for nervous patients, and Advanced surgical procedures to help people who have lost their teeth and cannot cope with dentures or reduced function.

He is an approved mentor by the ADI (Association of Dental Implantology) as well as an approved Mentor for the ITI (International Team for Implantology).

He is a key Opinion Leader for Dentsply Sirona CEREC Cadcam dentistry.

His philosophy is to make your dental experience unique by providing outstanding clinical skills, exceptional patient service, cutting edge technology and equipment and all within an atmosphere that is warm, friendly and relaxed.

He is the Vice President of the International Digital Dental Association IDDA and lectures regularly both in the UK and internationally on all aspects of digital dentistry. 

He is a course director and co-founder of  the Digital Dental Academy DDA UK.

He is also an Assistant Professor at the College of Medicine and Dentistry.

Mr. Andries Fourie
BChD GDC 86078

 

Dries's special interests include cosmetic orthodontics and sedation for nervous patients. By using different cosmetic  ortthodontic treatments, an improved smile can be achieved much more rapidly than traditional techniques, and orthodontics forms an integral part of the implant patient preparation to achieve a balanced harmonious cosmetic solution.

Mr Carlos Duarte
BChD GDC 107380

 

Carlos is part of the clinical  team.

His special interests include Cosmetic dentistry, Endodontics (Root canal therapy), Restoring implants, digital Prosthodontics and Teeth Whitening.

He is meticulous and attentive to detail and with his excellent communication skills
He is a very approachable personality, making patients feel at ease.

He is always keen to develop his clinical skills and undertakes regular post graduate  continuing professional development courses.

He is a forward thinking dentist always keen to bring the latest technologies to his patients.

Carlos has completed a certificate in  Digital Dentistry.

Carlos has recently complted a diploma in Implant Dentistry

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Mrs Ildiko Kingston
DDS Karolinska Stockholm GDC 74073

Ildiko qualified 1998 from the same medical school which gives out the Nobel Prize and named on dental school rankings the best dental school in the world for many years.

 

Ildiko strives to achieve a high level of care by expanding her knowledge and skills by regularly attending postgraduate courses, using the latest materials, techniques and equipment to imprve patients' experiences of dentstry. 

 

Ildiko enjoys to get to know her patients well and offer them a calm and trusted environment to attend their oral health. 

Ildiko sees patients from childhood to retirement. It is joyful for her to see families grow and evolve under her care. 

 

In Ildiko’s private time she spends time with her sporty son, Noah, who plays rugby in North Walsham RC. 

Ildiko was a successful table tennis player in her youth and continues to enjoy all kinds of sports. 

Ildiko’s other interests are fine art, architecture and Interior design.

Mrs Georgette Lefkaditis
Higher Diploma Purchasing management 1992, Practice Manager

 

Georgette has joined our team from a purchasing and retail background from large corporations.  She ensures the practice runs smoothly and efficiently, and ensures quality control with regard to cleanliness and legistlation. She has been part of the practice team since 2004.  She is commited to patient care and ensures patients needs come first.

 

Her Responsibilities in the Practice include

  • Team leader for the administrative team

  • Manages day to day enquiries and queries

  • Accounting

  • Clinical governance, BDA good practice  and CQC compliance

Mrs Gill Knight RDN Dental Nurse

 

1977 Royal Air Force trained Dental Nursing 1980 DSA, Senior Nurse

 

Gill is completeley commited to patient care and listens to patients’ requirements

Gilly's Special Interests include

  • Oral Surgery, Sedation and Implant surgery

  • Complex treatments and treatment planning

Gilly's responsibilities in the Practice

  • Senior Nurse and Decontamination Lead

  • General maintenance of all equipment and materials ordering

  • Regular clinical audits

  • Oversees and regulates protocols for decontamination and cross infection control

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Mrs Emma Warner
Dip Dental Hygiene 1999 (top clinician in her class) Oral Health certificate DHE - distinction, Dental Hygienist    GDC No. 5470

Emma's enjoys her work and aims to put patients at ease with best “painfree” treatment at all times. She provides thorough, complete periodontal and gum care. She has a friendly disposition and  always smiles, and has been part of the practice team since 1999.

Her special interests include

  • Cosmetic Dentistry and Implantology

  • Teeth Whitening

  • Promotion of healthy smiles from an early age

  • Ensuring periodontal health is maintained

Miss Carla Springall
Dental Nursing NVQ level III, Dental Nurse GDC No. 195500

 

Carla is commited to patient care. She is a friendly caring individual and a diligent, efficient clinical team member. She is our newest practice team member, and is a support member for the implant clinical team.

Her Special Interests include

  • Working with children

  • Complex treatments

  • Cosmetic orthodontics
     

 Carla is responsibie for

  • Nursing and clinical roles

  • Reception and Administrative roles

  • Regular Quality Audits

Miss Jessica Morelli
2007 NEBDN - National Certificate Dental Nursing,
Dental Nurse GDC No. 139978

 

Jessica has 18 years experience as a dental nurse. She is a reliable and decicated  clinical team member with a calm nature. She is commited  to patient care and good dental health, and she helps build patients’ confidence and puts patient's at ease.  She is an integral support team member for the practice.

Jessica's Special Interests include

  • Oral Surgery

  • Complex cosmetic orthodontics

  • Routine Dental Care maintenance

Jessica is responsible for

  • Nursing and clinical roles

  • All laboratory communication

  • Reception and administrative roles

  • Regular Clinical Audits

Mrs Samantha Robinson
Norwich City College 2002 A levels, Dental Receptionist

 

Sam is courteous and helpful. She builds patients’ confidence and maintains good patient relations. She is a reliable, efficient and motivated administrative team member, and has been part of the practice team since 2000

She is a dedicated first aider and is repsonsibl liasing with referring dentists.

 

She is responsible for

  • Meeting and Greeting patients

  • Liasing with external agencies and referring dentists

  • Arranging appointments and reminders

  • Ordering of oral health maintenance sundries and stock

  • Answering telephone calls and dealing with patient enquiries

  • Prioritise daily correspondence

Rosie Wood
Miss Rosie Wood
2012 NEBDN - National Diploma Dental Nursing,
Dental Nurse GDC No. 234783

Rosie has 7 years experience as a dental nurse. She is committed  to patient care and her calm nature helps put amxious patient's at ease.  She is an integral support team member for the sedation and implant team.

Rosie's Special Interests include

  • Oral Surgery

  • Complex implant surgeries

  • IV sedation for anxious patients

Rosie  is responsible for

  • Nursing and clinical roles

  • All laboratory communication

  • Reception and administrative roles

  • Regular Clinical Audits