Bourne End Dental is one of
the largest referral centres
in the region for aesthetic and implant dentistry.

The Bourne End Dental Practice - Buckinghamshire

Graham Goodall and David Johnson founded Bourne End Dental in 1982 and since then the practice has enjoyed phenomenal success. We are one of the largest referral centres in the region, however at our core we are a family-focused dental practice.

Our established place in the heart of the Bucks community was built on the delivery of superb service, a united approach to our patients’ dental wellbeing and our continual investment in the infrastructure and team. We enjoy a strong bond with our patients and this encourages them to refer their friends, family and colleagues to us.

Through the extensive training gained by our principal and partner dentists, we now also offer our patients a local and comprehensive specialist service under one roof.

We have been accredited with an Investors in People Award and the British Dental Association’s Good Practice Award, which illustrate our commitment to providing consistently excellent dental care and to exceeding strict infection control guidelines.

Read our Infection Control Policy (pdf document - opens in a new window)

Read our Infection Control Annual Statement - 2017 (pdf document - opens in a new window)

For any dental complaints - please read our Complaints Policy (pdf document - opens in a new window) , for more information you can visit the website www.dentalcomplaints.org.uk. General information concerning dentistry regulation can be found on the General Dental Councils website here www.gdc-uk.org. (Offsite links open in a new window)

**Please note - we have recently provided disabled access to the practice but do not yet have disabled toilet facilities.

Stephen Rees – BDS Dentist MFGDP(UK) GDC reg no 71786

Stephen Rees principal dentist at Bourne End Dental

Stephen graduated from the University of Birmingham in 1996 with clinical distinction. He has since studied under the tutorage of some of the world’s most respected implantologists and prosthodontists including Dr Patrick Palacci at The Dawson Centre in the USA, along with Dr Pete Dawson and Dr John Cranham and at The Las Vegas Institute, with Dr William Dickerson.

Stephen has been placing dental implants at Bourne End Dental for more than eight years and has established a referral network with dentists from Buckinghamshire, Berkshire and Oxfordshire. He maintains strong links with Straumann UK, a well established and trusted name within the industry and is held on their surgical list.

The emphasis at Bourne End Dental is in providing the highest standards of patient care within a multi-disciplinary specialist referral centre as well as providing dental care for all the family.

Stephen is a member of the BDA, The Association of Dental Implantologists, The International Team for Implantology and the British Society for the Study of Craniomandibular Disorders, as well as being an accredited dentist for providing the Inman Aligner.

Stephen is married with a young family and is a keen sportsman having recently taken part in several triathlons in aid of local charities.

CQC Report (PDF document opens in a new window)

Andrew Chandrapal – BDS Dentist MFGDP(UK) DPDS(Bris) MClinDent(Pros) GDC reg no 79890

Andrew Chandrapal associate dentist at Bourne End Dental
inman-algner

Andrew qualified from Birmingham University and rapidly progressed to achieve further qualifications and training which form the basis of his special interests, namely dental cosmetics, bonding and management of wear. He has participated in a number of advanced continuing education courses both within USA, UK and has spent time with a number of the world’s best clinicians in the art of aesthetics and smile design.

He is one of the very first UK certified Inman Aligner practitioners that enables front teeth to be moved easily and safely in a fraction of the time of conventional braces. He is also a fully qualified Invisalign practitioner which is a procedure that straightens teeth without using “train track” braces.

Andrew has also received his Masters in Clinical Dentistry (MClinDent) in Prosthodontics with Distinction which is one of the highest levels of technical qualifications to be attained as a dentist in General Practice.

AACD

Andrew is a registered member of the General Dental Council, a long standing member of the American Association of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD), the British Association of Cosmetic Dentistry (BACD), the International Team for Implantology (ITI), the Association of Dental Implantology (ADI), the Society for Colour and Appearance in Dentistry (SCAD) and the British Society of Occlusal Studies (BSOS), which requires high levels of sustained training to be admitted.

BACD

Andrew is Vice President of the BACD, is a media representative for the British Dental Association and is on the editorial board for a national dental journal as well as a clinical advisor. His work has been published in clinical journals both nationally and internationally. Andrew is also the UK Program Director for the California Centre for Advanced Dental Studies UK division and provides education for other dentists both in the UK and North America.

CCAD
CCAD

Andrew was one of a select few dentists shortlisted for The 2013 Aesthetic Dentistry Awards for his clinical work and technical ability.

CQC Report (PDF document opens in a new window)

Andrew Powell - BDS Dentist GDC reg no 83560

Andrew Powell

Andrew qualified from Birmingham Dental Hospital in 2004, graduating with a clinical distinction. He has achieved several awards, including the BDA prize in restorative dentistry, orthodontics, paediatric dentistry and the 'Conservation' prize.

After completing a vocational training year, he worked at private practices in Warwick and Cheltenham. His focus is to continue to develop skills in restorative, aesthetic and adhesive dentistry. He especially enjoys endodontic treatment. Andrew has keenly attended courses and lectures in these fields, most recently completing a six-month hands-on Advanced Aesthetic Dentistry course with Dr Mizrahi, a well respected Harley Street specialist.

Andrew places a high emphasis on educating his patients about their dental problems and involving them as much as possible in the decision process, to help them make informed choices regarding their treatment.

Aside from work he is a keen sportsman, regularly playing football and racquet sports. He enjoys cooking, photography, Muay Thai boxing and snowboarding.

Leoni Papageorgopoulou DDS MClinDent (Endodontology) GDC No: 196589

Shashi Mishra - Bourne End Dentist

Leoni graduated from the Dental School of Athens, Greece in 2008. Since that time, Leoni has gained valuable experience in advanced dentistry, collaborating in 5 different dental practices in Greece. In 2010 she enrolled the MClinDent in Endodontology Masters programme at UCL, Eastman Dental Institute, London, which she completed in 2013.

As part of her postgraduate training she conducted a research project in microbiology and disinfection of the root canal system, in relation to its complex anatomy. She is currently completing her Specialist Training for the Membership in Endodontics (MEndo).

Leoni has always been dedicated in making root canal treatment a pleasant experience, via her gentle manner and her knowledge of safe strategies to save teeth.

Denise Chandrapal BDS DPDS (Bris) LLM (Cardiff) GDC number: 79922

Denise Chandrapal - Bourne End Dentist

Denise qualified from Birmingham University and has been providing quality dentistry to patients for over 11 years. Within this time Denise has developed her skills in general dentistry and in particular towards management of treatment of anxious patients, children and improving the dental health using advanced restorative techniques. Denise’s training has extended to the USA and UK under the tutorage of some of the most influential and talented clinical specialists in the world.

Denise has also gained a Law Degree specialising in medico-legal aspects as she holds the values and ethics of the profession in the highest regard. The needs of her patients remains to be the highest priority and a combination of extensive training above and beyond the basics alongside varied clinical experience is what makes Denise an approachable and talented dentist who never stops short of doing her very best.

Outside of dentistry Denise loves spending time with her husband Andrew and beautiful daughters Amelie and Madeleine. She also enjoys Cooking, keeping fit and travelling.

Eleni Verykaki BDS MSc FRCD ( C ) Specialist in Paediatric Dentistry

Eleni Verykaki - Bourne End Dentist

Eleni graduated from the Dental School of Athens University in 1998 and she worked in private practice limited to paediatric dentistry for a period of two years following graduation. In 2000, Eleni completed, with merit, her MSc in Paediatric Dentistry at Leeds Dental Institute and won prizes for her research project on the cariogenicity of different types of chocolates. In the same year she became a Fellow of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Canada ( Paediatric Dentistry). Since her registration with the General Dental Council as a specialist in Paediatric Dentistry she has solely devoted her time to treating paediatric patients both within the community and private settings.

She currently works as a Specialist Dentist (paediatric dentistry) for the Community Dental Service where she exclusively provides dental care to children requiring advanced and complicated treatment, including those with complex medical history and those requiring treatment under sedation. Eleni also worked as a Specialist Clinical Lecturer at the Department of Paediatric Dentistry at Kings and Guys Institute where she taught paediatric dentistry to 4th and 5th year dental students.

Eleni is an active member of the British Society of Paediatric Dentistry, the European Academy of Paediatric Dentistry and the International Association of Paediatric Dentistry. Eleni is extremely passionate about her work as a paediatric dentist, acknowledging and knowing that traumatic dental experiences during the early years of a person’s life can influence and establish negative behaviours towards dentistry in general. Eleni implements during her practice all those behaviour management techniques and methods to ensure that her little patients have treatment in a nice, relaxed and positive way. When Eleni is not practicing dentistry she enjoys spending time with her husband and their two boys and she loves reading, walking, travelling and cooking.

Peter McQuillan BDS GDC number 244527

Peter McQuillan

Peter graduated from the University of Glasgow with Commendation and was honoured to receive The Tristan Manji Memorial Scholarship during his time there. Peter enjoys general and family dentistry, meeting with new patients and providing long term care and maintenance to all of his patients.

Since qualifying he has devoted his career to tooth straightening, dental cosmetics and adjuncts with facial beautification with dermal fillers and botulinum toxin. He has spent time with some of the world's leading dentists and dermatologists, developing his minimally invasive approach to the face and smile. He is also an active member and serves as a Board Director to the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.

The BACD is a big part of Peter's working life and he applies their core ethos in his approach to dentistry. When out of the surgery Peter has an extensive list of hobbies which includes travelling the world and catching some waves surfing.

Nikos Mardas – DipDS Athens MS Aarhus PhD Aarhus GDC reg no 85040

Nikos Mardas

Dr Nikos Mardas qualified in Dentistry from Athens University in 1992; He completed his 3-year specialist training and MS degree in Periodontology in 1997 at the Royal Dental College, University of Aarhus, Denmark. He was awarded a PhD degree in 2005 from the same University.

During the period 2005-2015 he was a Senior Lecturer / Honorary Specialist and MClinDent program co-ordinator in Periodontology Unit, at UCL, Eastman Dental Institute. In July 2015, he was appointed Senior Clinical Lecturer & Honorary Consultant in the Centre for Adult Oral Health, Barts & The London School of Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London. Dr Mardas is also consultant Periodontist and implant surgeon in private practice.

Dr Mardas has published several papers in national and international peer-reviewed journals in the field of periodontal, bone regeneration and implant dentistry and he is editorial board member in Clinical oral Implant Research and regular reviewer for many international and national journals. He has participated as a reviewer in consensus meetings of EAO, EFP and EADE and has extensively lectured nationally and internationally. In 2011 Dr Mardas was awarded the Basic Research Prize, of the European Association for Osseointegration. In March 2015 was appointed Education Delegate for the UK & Ireland ITI section.

Dr. Mardas has more than 18 years of private practice and University / Hospital based clinical experience in treatment of periodontal diseases including conventional and regenerative periodontal surgery, periodontal plastic surgery, alveolar bone augmentation procedures and dental implants alone or in combination with bone grafting procedures.

Simon Buxton - BDS MJDFRCS ENG GDC number: 83724

Simon Buxton - B.D.S

Originally from Cheshire, Simon graduated as a dentist from the University of Birmingham in 2004.

After working in general practice Simon became a vocational trainer to mentor new dentists and completed the Diploma of Membership of the Joint Faculties at The Royal College of Surgeons England.

Simon has attended courses and lectures in aesthetic and implant dentistry fields and recently completed a dental implant course in Bath and a six month, hands on Advanced Dentistry course with Dr Basil Mizrahi, a well-respected Harley Street specialist.

Simon provides a full range of general dental care for his patients, but his areas of special interest include crown and bridgework and aesthetic dentistry. He enjoys making dentistry a pleasant experience, especially for the nervous patients.

Aside from work, Simon spends his time with his daughter Molly and partner, Portia. His passions are travelling and triathlon and he has recently completed his fort ironman and is hoping to one day race at Kona in Hawaii.

Grace Kelly - BDS GDC number: 191110

Grace Kelly - BDS

Grace graduated from Queens University, Belfast, Northern Ireland, since then she has gained valuable experience in all aspects of general dentistry over the last 7 years while working in both the UK and Australia.

Grace is passionate about providing a high standard of care and treatment in all aspects of dentistry. She strongly believes in making every patient’s dental experience as comfortable as possible and achieves this through her gentle care and ability to quickly put even the most anxious patients at ease.
She strongly believes in continuing education so that she can offer all her patients the best range and quality of dental care possible.

She has participated in a number of advanced dental training courses and gained further certifications in Invisalign for straightening teeth, Prosthetic course to restore implants with crown and bridgework, CAD CAM Cerec software training for milling single visit crowns and bridgework.

Grace also has a keen interest in facial aesthetics and has completed advanced courses and achieved certifications in the use of anti-wrinkle injections and dermal fillers. Having worked alongside and been mentored by a number of well-respected practitioners she has gained valuable knowledge and experience in cosmetic dentistry cases and smile design.

During her time traveling and working in Australia, Grace had the unique experience of working with people of many different cultures and backgrounds and draws on all these experiences to help her connect with and relate to people on many levels.

Outside of work Grace has a passion for travel, fashion, food, health and fitness. She enjoys yoga, playing hockey and tennis socially and loves to cook healthy cuisine.

Lisa Mitchell – EDH Hygienist GDC number: 4840

Lisa Mitchell hygienist at Bourne End Dental

Lisa qualified in 1995 as an enrolled dental hygienist from Guys Dental Hospital in London. She has been a hygienist at our practice for the last 15 years and actively pursues continual professional development.

Susan Cruickshank – RDH Hygienist GDC number: 106189

Susan Cruickshank hygienist at Bourne End Dental

Susan qualified at the Eastman Dental Institute in London. Susan lives locally with her young family and is an active member of our team.

Katrin Brunning – EDH Hygienist GDC number: 2224

Katrin qualified as a dental hygienist from RAF Halton in 1981. She has worked in all aspects of dentistry over the intervening years. She first started working with Bourne End Dental in 1987 and has recently returned to our team. Katrin has been an active member of the BSDHT, having been regional secretary until September 2009. Through these contacts she maintains a high level of continual professional development.

Hannah Otto – Dental Therapist / Hygienist GDC number: 188195

Hannah Otto – Dental Therapist / Hygienist

Hannah started her career in dentistry in 2007 and qualified with the National Certificate in Dental Nursing (NEBDN) in 2009. She has worked alongside specialist clinicians in Endodontics, Prosthodontics and Orthodontics. It was here that she realised her passion for Periodontics and decided to pursue her career as a dental hygiene/therapist qualifying with first class honours in 2015. She has a special interest in alternative therapies and looks forward to extending her knowledge and experience in these fields.

Alison Mahon – Dental nurse RDN Cert.Dent.Rad GDC number: 104622

Alison Mahon

Alison has worked as a dental nurse for the last 24 years. She qualified in 2001 before gaining her Certificate in Dental Radiography in 2004. Alison has also attained certification from the world renowned Aesthetic Advantage Group in cosmetic dental nursing.

Kerri Brooks – Dental nurse RDN Cert.Dent.Rad GDC number: 107064

Kerri Brooks

Kerri has been with the practice since 2001. She qualified in 2002 and holds further certification in both dental radiography and implant nursing. Kerri has also attained certification from the world renowned Aesthetic Advantage Group in cosmetic dental nursing.

Tina Knight – Dental nurse RDN Cert.Dent.Rad GDC number: 105912

Tina Knight Dental Nurse

Tina has been dental nursing for the last 11 years, qualifying in 1998. Tina has achieved additional certification in dental radiography, implant nursing and from the world renowned Aesthetic Advantage Group in cosmetic nursing.

Katy Gale – Dental nurse RDN GDC number: 108769

Katy Gale

Katy has worked with the practice for a number of years. She started before she had her young family and recently returned to the practice on a part time basis.

Zoeh Whitworth – Dental nurse RDN, Cert Rad GDC number: 126341

Zoeh Whitworth

Zoeh has been dental nursing for more than 16 years and qualified in 2001. Zoeh has achieved additional certification in dental radiography and is tained as an NVQ assessor enabling her to mentor trainee dental nurses studying for their qualification.

Sharon Kyle – Dental nurse RDN, GDC number: 261500

Sharon Kyle

Sharon decided quite late in life that she wanted to study dental nursing and support people who have a fear of visiting the dentist. For Sharon this was a massive achievement when she qualified in July 2015.  She has now attended post qualification courses in sedation and now is an accredited nurse and alongside this she has started her post qualification in dental radiography. Sharon has a lovely calming nature and will always make you feel at ease.  Sharon has a real passion for her job and loves every minute of it. She says her motto in life is “You are never too old to live your dreams!” 

In her spare time, if not studying, she loves to walk her Springer Spaniel, JC and spend time with her grandson.

Dawn Evans – Dental nurse RDN, GDC number: 112876

Dawn Evans

Dawn Evans has been a dental nurse for over 20 years and has been working at our practice since 2011, mainly on a Saturday with our visiting specialists, utilising her additional qualifications in radiography, sedation and oral health education.

Dawn has become a valued member of our team with her versatility and provides the communication link between our weekend team and weekday staff

Somia Kauser - Dental Nurse RDN, GDC number: 247543

Somia Kauser

Somia is a qualified Dental Nurse and has recently joined the team at Bourne End Dental, although has been dental nursing since 2011. Somia brings additional skills to our nursing team as she has the qualification in Oral Health Education and Impression taking and is looking to undertake the Application of Fluoride course. Her role at the practice is to work with other team members to provide a high quality of care for all patients based around their needs, wishes and desires.

She get pleasure from helping others and ensuring that they are made comfortable and are at ease. Prior to dental nursing she worked at a local care home where she organised and provided a varied and appropriate programme of activity for the elderly residents.

Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her family and friends and is always happy to take on new challenges to develop her skills further.

Penny Lovejoy-Platt – Practice manager RDN, Cert.DPM LCGI GDC number: 104623

Penny Lovejoy-Platt

Penny has had more than 30 years’ experience in dentistry, both as a receptionist and dental nurse, and for the last 15 years as our practice manager and therefore has extensive experience in ensuring that the practice is run efficiently, with the emphasis on patient care. She is always available to assist you with any questions you may have about the practice or to discuss any financial aspects of your dental care. Penny’s helpful and friendly disposition will ensure that your visit to the practice is comfortable and stress free.

Louise Keenan – Receptionist

Louise Keenan

Louise joined Bourne End Dental in February 2014 and has since proved herself to be an invaluable and fun member of our administrative team. Louise participates in all joint Continuous Professional Development and like all our team is trained in medical emergencies.

Tina Puddifoot – Receptionist

Tina Puddifoot

I have worked front of house reception and facilities for over 13 years. Working for Glaxo Smith Kline for 10 years managing a team of house keepers and AV staff was a challenging role but very rewarding. Most recently I was a Front of House Manager for a large building in Hurley looking after 5 companies and 500 staff that was a great job and very enjoyable. I am very excited about my new role at Bourne End Dental and looking forward to learning more about the practice and meeting all our lovely patients.

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