Meet the team

At Stradbrook Dental & Implant Clinic our highly skilled, friendly team shares the same single vision: we put you first. Together, we are dedicated to providing you with a first class experience, from the comfort of our reception to the very latest innovations in dental technology. We make sure you have the best possible care from the second you walk through the door.

Find out more about each of our practice team members below.


Strad Mark Haswell

Mark Haswell

BDS (Lond) 1987, MSc Implant Dentistry, Diploma British Society of Osseointegration
GDC No. 62930

Mark Haswell is one of our leading specialists at Stradbrook Dental & Implant Clinic. Mark Haswell qualified at Kings in 1987 and has worked at Stradbrook since 1990, becoming a partner in 1993. He is described by his nurse as an “implant anorak” and has been carrying out implant based treatment since 1991, being one of the first UK dentists to undertake an MSc in Implant Dentistry.

He now lectures regularly on all aspects of Implant based treatment. Mark enjoys golf and is a bit of a fitness fanatic, enjoying cycling and running around the Lake District for charity. Mark is married to Sarah and has two children and a border terrier.

Strad Diarmuid Buckley

Diarmuid Buckley

BDS (Lond) 1989, MSc Implant Dentistry
GDC No. 64976

Di holds a Master of Science in Implant dentistry from Warwick University, which was awarded with Distinction. Whilst at Warwick he was awarded the Implantology Prize for Best Implant Student 2011 and the prestigious Philips award for Best Overall Postgraduate Dental Masters Student. His research won a world 1st prize at the International association of Dental Research (IADR 2012 Brazil).

He is an honorary Clinical teaching fellow at Warwick University Medical School. He has contributed to articles on implants and implant training in the dental press, and has assisted implant companies in training local GDP’s. He regularly attends scientific seminars and courses in the field of Implantology. He has been trained in the use of Endoret™ PRGF (which enhances the natural healing process) at the famous BTI institute in Spain, and his major interests aside from general and family dentistry are Implantology, advances in the science of healing promotion and regeneration, and dental education.

He has three daughters and a border terrier. He loves dogs and spending time in the country side.

Strad Amanda Joyner

Amanda Joyner

BDS (Edin) 1987
GDC No. 62334

Amanda Joyner qualified at Edinburgh University in 1987 and has worked at Stradbrook since 1990, becoming a partner in 1993. Amanda loves to treat patients of all ages, and prides herself in helping nervous patients deal with their anxiety. She is highly successful at converting the most apprehensive of patients into regular attendees. Her holistic approach means that patients are treated as a whole person, not just a mouth.

As cosmetic dentistry has evolved she has also developed a special interest in facial aesthetics to compliment this, undergoing training in laser, IPL technology, line reducing injectables such as Botox, medical microdermabrasion, chemical peels and mesotherapy. Amanda enjoys going to the gym and loves fashion, food and fine wine! Amanda is married to Michael and has three children (and a mad cat), and has established a successful balance between a busy family life, treating her patients, and running a business.

Strad Simon Peter

Simon Peter


BDS(Lond)1989 LDSRCS(Eng)
DRDP (Lond) MSc RDP (Lond)
GDC No. 64168

Simon Peter qualified at Kings in 1989. He has worked at Stradbrook since 1993, becoming a partner in 1995. He has a special interests in cosmetic dentistry and facial rejuvenation. He accepts referrals for complicated endodontic treatments.

Simon completed his Msc in restorative dental practice obtaining a distinction at the Eastman dental institute. Full member of British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. Platinum member of International Academy of Advanced Facial Aesthetics. Member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. Member of British Endodontic Society. Post graduate training in Advanced Endodontics in Santa Barbara California. Awarded a diploma in restorative dental practice in 1993. Simon is a passionate Liverpool fan, and enjoys golf, rugby, and going to the gym. Simon is married to Nikki and has two children.

Strad Rene Roets

René Roets

BCh.D (Stell) 1979, MDent (Rand) 1993, Specialist in Prosthodontics
GDC No. 52995

René Roets qualified at Witwatersrand in South Africa and moved to the UK in 1997. René joined Stradbrook in 1997 as a specialist prosthodontist, from his practice in Cape Town, South Africa. He enjoys sculpting, exploring foreign countries, good food, and has a passion for wildlife. A privileged career has included training undergraduate and postgraduate students in prosthodontics. During his appointment as a senior lecturer at university, he was involved in the running of clinics for temporo-mandibular disorders, maxillo-facial prosthetics and Implantology. His philosophy is that patients should be treated holistically rather than symptomatically. Professional Memberships;, British Society of Occlusal Studies, British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Six Months Smile Orthodontics. René is married to Madelyn and has two sons and a Lakeland terrier.

Strad Zoe Dunn

Zoë Dunn

BDS (Ncle), 1981
GDC No. 55484

Zoë Dunn qualified at Newcastle University in 1981. She joined Stradbrook as an associate in 1988 and enjoys keeping up to date with current thinking in dentistry. Zoë gets much satisfaction from getting to know her patients and helping them to achieve and maintain a healthy, good looking mouth. Zoë has a kind and caring approach to dentistry, and is well known for her cheery and encouraging smile. Zoë loves art, and enjoys Pilates and walking. Zoë is married to Andrew, and has two daughters.

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Nikki Peter

LDS RCS (Eng), 1989, BDS (Lond), 1988
GDC No. 63955

Nikki is a Gold Invisalign Provider with experience in digital smile design, artistic dentistry and smile makeovers. She is a Full Member of the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and has completed a Post Graduate Award in Orthodontics at the City of London Dental School. She became an Invisalign provider in 2012, and has carried out over 200 cases so is highly experienced in the complete range of treatment options from the short and simple to the more complex, often combining whitening, enamel recontouring and cosmetic bonding when necessary. She prides herself on providing an excellent standard of care and being a General Dentist with considerable experience can look after your mouth as a whole during treatment.

Nikki started her career in 1988 at Kings College Hospital, working in both adult and children’s restorative dentistry. She then moved into general practice, developing a special interest in minimally invasive cosmetic dentistry over several years. She has a holistic, preventative philosophy and enjoys creating confident, healthy smiles in patients of all ages.

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Benjamin Palin

BDS (Sheff), 2001, MJDF RCS (Eng), MFDS RCPS (Glasg)
GDC No. 79497

Ben qualified at the University of Sheffield in 2001 and has been working at Stradbrook since 2008.

He is experienced in all aspects of general dentistry (fillings, root canal, crowns, bridges, whitening, veneers, preventative therapy, extractions). Ben is an Invisalign full provider and enjoys providing his patients with healthy teeth and happy smiles via the highest standard of care. He is currently studying a Masters in Periodontology and provides consultations and treatment for periodontology (gum disease).

Ben is a firm believer in lifelong learning and continues to develop his knowledge and skills for the benefit of his patients.

He is married with three children and enjoys cycling and swimming in any spare time he gets.


Sinitta Datta

BDS (Card) 2011, MFDS RCS (Edin)
GDC No. 210725

Originally from the South-West, Sinitta Graduated from Cardiff Dental school in 2011 and since has had an array of experiences within dentistry. She worked in the Royal London hospital Oral and Maxillofacial unit as a Senior House Officer gaining experience in Oral Surgery and working with medically compromised patients. During this time she passed her postgraduate MFDS examination and published an article within the British Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery.

Since she has been working within general practice providing general dentistry but she thoroughly enjoys Aesthetic and Cosmetic work and improving smiles. Sinitta is an Invisalign Full provider and has qualifications in providing ‘Six Month Smiles’ which both provide aesthetic alternatives to traditional orthodontic systems.

Her interest lies with oral surgery which she has taken further and completed an Advanced Implantology Course based in Bristol. She is currently in the process of completing her Master’s degree in Clinical Implantology in the University of Central Lancashire. She is a member of the International team for Implantology.

Nyan Kyaw

BDS (Lond) 1999
GDC No. 77160

Nyan qualified as a dentist at Guys & St Thomas’ Hospital, London in 1999 and has worked in London and Kent ever since.

He has undertaken many postgraduate courses including a postgraduate course in Implant Dentistry (Royal College of Surgeons, London).

Nyan joined Stradbrook Dental Practice in November 2015 and he has built up a reputation of being a caring and kind dentist. Nyan enjoys all aspects of general dentistry, particularly full mouth rehabilitation cases. He has special interests in:
- Dental implantology
- Invisible braces (Invisalign, Inman/Homeoblock aligners, lingual braces, Six month smiles)
- Advanced gum disease treatment (periodontology)
- Teeth whitening & cosmetic dentistry
- British Dental Association
- Association of Dental Implantology - Faculty of General Dental Practice (The Royal College of Surgeons of England)


Pritesh Raval

Specialist in Periodontics
MPerio – Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
MClinDent Perio – Eastman Dental Institute European Federation of Periodontology accredited programme
GDC No.155163

Pritesh Raval is our practice specialist Periodontist. Pritesh qualified from Kings College London in 2008. He has extensive experience including working in general dental practice on the South Coast and in Central London. He has worked in the Maxillofacial department at the prestigious Queen Victoria Hospital in East Grinstead undertaking and assisting in complex head and neck surgeries and difficult dental extractions. He has also worked in a specialist community setting working with vulnerable adults and children as well as undertaking teaching at dental schools. In 2016, he undertook his specialist training at the world-renowned Eastman Dental Hospital, University College London. He gained his specialist qualification in periodontics on a program which is accredited by the European Federation of Periodontology. His specialist interest lies in management of advanced gum disease using surgical and non-surgical treatments. Management of peri-implant diseases and soft tissue treatment. His friendly manner, experiences and knowledge base places him in an ideal position to treat gum and peri-implant diseases to a specialist level.

In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his young son, socialising and keeping fit. He has also taken part in several triathlons and is currently training for a half marathon.

Strad Clare Ransome

Clare Ransome

CEB Dip Dent Hygiene 1991
GDC No. 4027

Angela Featherstone Hygienist

Angela Featherstone

CEB Dip Dent Hygiene 1998
GDC No. 5348

Stradbrook Sylvia

Sylvia Chatterton

CEB Dip Dent Hygiene 1983
GDC no. 5348

Sania Khan

Sania Khan

Dentist restricting their scope of practice to dental hygiene and therapy
Statutory Exam 2017 BDS 2010
GDC No. 272943


Jelena Vesnic

Dentist restricting their scope of practice to dental hygiene and therapy

LDS RCS 2018
GDC No. 280880

Elizabeth Moss

CEB Dip Dent Hygiene 1995
GDC No. 4951

Strad Carole Holland

Carole Holland

Practice Manager

BTEC Higher Dental Management

Strad Julie Hayter

Julie Hayter

Head Dental Nurse
Qualified National Certificate 1991, Dental Radiography 2003
GDC No. 122338

Michelle Crundwell

Michelle Crundwell

Treatment Co-ordinator
National Certificate NEBDN 1993
Dental Radiography 1996
GDC no. 120522

Strad Anita West

Anita West

Treatment Co-ordinator
Qual - National Certificate NEBDN 2001, Dental Radiography
GDC no. 141287

Strad Ellen Glasscoe

Ellen Glasscoe

Dental Nurse
Qual- Certificate NEBDN 1996
GDC no. 140536

Strad Sharon Chapman

Sharon Chapman

Dental Nurse
Qual- National Certificate NEBDN 1996
GDC no. 127215

Strad Sue Barlow

Sue Barlow

Dental Nurse
National Certificate NEBDN 1990
GDC no. 131425

Angela Simpson

Angela Simpson

Dental Nurse
Qual- National Certificate NEBDN 1999
GDC no. 136262

Abigail Fermor

Dental Nurse
Qual- National Certificate NEBDN 2006
GDC no. 147354

Ria Fisher

Ria Fisher

Dental Nurse
National Diploma in Dental Nursing NEBDN 2013, Dental Radiography
GDC no. 246716

Strad Zena Fox

Zena Fox

Dental Nurse
Qual- National Certificate NEBDN 2002, Dental Radiography
GDC no. 105864

Alison Caston

Dental Nurse
NVQ L3 Dental Nursing & VRQ L3 Dental Nursing City & Guilds 2009
GDC no.193147


Kirsty Childs

Dental Nurse
Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds 2015
GDC no. 261426

Leanne Williams

Leanne Williams

Dental Nurse
Qual - National Certificate NEBDN 2007
GDC no. 136398


Prerna Subba

Dental Nurse
National Diploma in Dental Nursing NEBDN 2015
GDC No. 262032

Strad Sam Alderman

Samantha Alderman

Dental Nurse

Transferred from BADN Voluntary Register
GDC No. 120523

Grace Adams

Trainee Dental Nurse

Wendy Leach

Wendy Leach

Clinical IT Co-ordinator
National Certificate NEBDN 2002, Dental Radiography
GDC no. 123396

Strad Kate Alderson

Kate Alderson

Head Receptionist

Lisa Yeates

Lisa Yeates


Gail Seymour

Gail Seymour

Dental Secretary

Serena Springett

Dental Secretary

Sue Ingleson


Lisa Chapman

Lisa Chapman


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