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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
BDS (Sheff), 2001, MJDF RCS (Eng), MFDS RCPS (Glasg)
GDC No. 79497
Ben qualified at the University of Sheffield in 2001 and has worked at Stradbrook since 2008.
He has a special interest in periodontology having completed a Masters in Clinical Periodontology. He offers Periodontology (gum disease) consultations and therapy consisting of non-surgical or surgical treatment for the improvement of oral health and to provide restorative solutions.
Ben is an Invisalign full provider and has been treating patients with Invisalign since 2018, This is the straightening and movement of teeth using clear trays or aligners. He uses this often in combination with composite bonding to deliver “your best smile”. He is experienced in all aspects of general dentistry (fillings, root canal, crowns, bridges, whitening, veneers, preventative therapy, extractions) and enjoys providing his patients with healthy teeth and happy smiles via the highest standard of care.
Ben is a firm believer in lifelong learning and continues to develop his knowledge and skills for the benefit of his patients. Ben is married to Louise and they have three children. He enjoys cycling and swimming in any spare time he gets.
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)
BDS (Bristol 2016)
GDC No. 264862
Originally from southern Germany, Dr Hofauer moved to England in 2006 and studied dentistry at the University of Bristol. She completed her Foundation Training as part of the prestigious London VT Scheme, having been taught by nationally and internationally influential specialists and consultants. Dr Christine Hofauer was the lead associate dentist at a busy London practice before joining Stradbrook Dental and Implant centre in 2021.
Since starting out in her dental career, Dr Hofauer has worked hard to stay at the top of her ever evolving profession. Her main interests are in conservative, minimally invasive micro-procedures and cosmetic dentistry involving veneers and composite bonding procedures.
Dr Hofauer feels that patient education about their oral health and providing patients with all the tools to prevent disease is of utmost importance. Dr Hofauer feels strongly about involving patients in decision making about their treatments by providing a better understanding of disease processes, prognosis and all up-to-date treatment options currently available that leaves patients in control over their oral health.
What Dr Hofauer loves most about dentistry is the ability to change a patient's perception about dentists in the most positive way. She achieves this by providing clients with enhanced confidence and trust in the profession, whilst lowering anxiety levels and managing expectations appropriately. She takes great pride in the ability to rapidly build good relationships with patients through excellent interpersonal skills and communication to create a relaxed and welcoming environment. With this ability, Dr Hofauer managed to change patient’s perception of ‘the dentist’ into a positive one where many - even extremely anxious patients - feel happy and confident to return to.
Dr Hofauer is also trained in Facial Aesthetics, providing solutions for lines & wrinkles and dermal fillers. Outside of dentistry, Dr Hofauer enjoys keeping fit and active doing yoga, running and skiing in the winter. She’s also a keen hiker and has conquered many of Bavaria’s alpine peaks. Escaping to the countryside whenever possible, away from city life allows her to relax and rebalance in nature.
Dr Hofauer is available from Wednesday – Saturday
Specialist in Periodontics
MPerio – Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
MClinDent Perio – Eastman Dental Institute European Federation of Periodontology accredited programme
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.
Hygienist and Dental Therapist
BSc Dental Hygiene & Therapy (Birmingham) 2020
GDC No. 289297
Sarah is a GDC registered dental hygienist / dental therapist graduate from the University of Birmingham, where she had the opportunity to gain extensive experience treating a wide array of challenging specialist cases including periodontal, paediatric, orthodontic and restorative patients.
Sarah has since worked in both fully private and mixed NHS practices, allowing her to work alongside patients with a wide range of treatments. This has deepened her knowledge, especially in private treatments such as composite bonding, veneers, implants, removeable braces, advanced staining removal and whitening options. Sarah is confident in advising patients on how best to improve their smile.
Diploma Dental Hygiene Lond 2005
Diploma Dental Therapy Lond 2005
National Certificate NEBDN 2001
GDC no. 6745
GDC No. 112549
Tania commenced as Practice Manager at Stradbook Dental & Implant Clinic in October 2020.
She has in excess of 30 years’ experience in dentistry and is GDC registered.
Tania has worked in Harley Street, London W1 for more than 20 years, most recently for 16 years as Operations Director at a large multi-specialist clinic where she had full responsibility for the day to day running of the clinic and colleague management, as well as overall control of patient satisfaction processes.
Her philosophy is: “Clinics have to be patient centric, fully understanding the needs of clients – to ensure the best possible treatment journey. A clinic needs to constantly evolve, to be at the forefront of the profession, in order to meet and exceed the requirements and expectations of a diverse client base.”
Head Dental Nurse
Qualified National Certificate 1991, Dental Radiography 2003
GDC No. 122338
National Certificate NEBDN 1993
Dental Radiography 1996
GDC no. 120522
Certificate NEBDN 1996
GDC no. 140536
National Certificate NEBDN 1996
GDC no. 127215
National Certificate NEBDN 1990
GDC no. 131425
National Certificate NEBDN 1999
GDC no. 136262
Qual- National Certificate NEBDN 2006
GDC no. 147354
Qual- National Certificate NEBDN 2002, Dental Radiography
GDC no. 105864
NVQ L3 Dental Nursing & VRQ L3 Dental Nursing City & Guilds 2009
Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds 2015
GDC no. 261426
Qual - National Certificate NEBDN 2007
GDC no. 136398
Transferred from BADN Voluntary Register
GDC No. 120523
National Diploma in Dental Nursing NEBDN 2018
GDC No. 280277
National Diploma in Dental Nursing NEBDN 2012
GDC No. 280277
Trainee Dental Nurse
Business Development Manager
Clinical IT Co-ordinator
National Certificate NEBDN 2002, Dental Radiography
GDC no. 123396
BTEC Dental receptionists advanced award 2001
Portman Dental Care Awards