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At Smiles Better 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.
MSc Lond 1999
BDS Lond 1993
GDC No. 69717
Denise started her dental career studying at The Royal London Hospital in 1989. She graduated Bachelor of Dentistry with Honours in 1993 and was offered one of the coveted House Surgical Posts at The Royal London Hospital, which she accepted.She moved to Norfolk in 2006 and has worked in Private practice as a Specialist Periodontist since. As one of a handful of Periodontists in East Anglia to be on the Specialist Register she has been certainly been kept busy Denise is happy to take self referrals or referrals from GDPs.
BDS Wales 1997
GDC No. 73003
Rebecca qualified from Cardiff Dental School in 1997 and moved to the area and joined the Smiles Better Dental team in May 2008. Rebecca likes to work in a relaxed environment to make patients feel welcome and put them at ease whilst striving to provide the highest quality of dental care. Rebecca is also now a registered Inman practitioner (private orthodontics) and provides this service at Smiles Better.
BDS Lond 2010
GDC No. 194070
Nike has recently joined the practice following her move from Devon. Nike graduated with Honours from Queen Mary University, Barts and The Royal London School of Medicine and Dentistry in 2010. She was also awarded the University of London Gold Medal for dentistry, which is competed for annually by the top 4% of all London dental graduates. Nike also holds a Bachelor of Science with Honours in Biochemistry and Microbiology from Kings College London, which she received in 2006.Nike completed her Vocational Training year in London and went on to work as a General Dental Practitioner at private dental practices in Exeter and Lyme Regis.Nike has sought to continually improve her knowledge and skills and has developed a special interest in cosmetic and restorative dentistry. She was awarded a Postgraduate Certificate in Dental Implantology from the University of Bristol in 2014.
LMD Lisbon 2006
GDC No. 105722
Bruno qualified as a dentist in Portugal in 2006 and has been working in Norfolk since 2007. Bruno has a special interest in cosmetic treatments and orthodontics. He has completed a post graduation in orthodontics in 2009 and is also a certified Invisalign Provider (clear braces) since 2013 both in England and Portugal.Bruno regularly studies at post graduate course and seminars to keep up to date with all aspects of modern dentistry, helping his patients achieve a healthy, confident smile in a clam environment.
BDS Dund 1979, MGDS RCS Eng 1993,
FFGDP(UK) RCS Eng 2004
GDC No. 53020
Dentist & Implantologist
BDS, MSc (Perio), Dip Imp Dent RCS (Lond), MFDS RCPS (Glas)
GDC No. 72287
CEB Dip Dent Hygiene 1995
GDC No. 152198
Caroline started with us in Autumn 2008 and is working with us on Wednesdays and Fridays.Caroline trained and qualified as a Dental Hygienist and Dental Therapist at Sheffield University and is a member of The British Society of Dental Hygiene and Therapy (BSDHT).Caroline continues to broaden and update her knowledge and skills with post graduate courses in her field to aid her and her patients in the practice. Caroline also provides an in-surgery and home whitening service at the practice.
Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds 2014
GDC No. 255154
Annabel is one of our full time members of staff, working alongside Nike Goodluck. Annabel is enjoying expanding her knowledge and skill set here at Smiles Better and is committed to expanding her professional development. She is enrolling onto the NEBDN Certificate I Dental Implant Nursing, and will be the lead nurse assisting Nami Farkhondeh for all stages of implant surgery.
National Diploma in Dental Nursing NEBDN 2014
GDC No. 253213
Nikki has been with Smiles Better since Aug 2015. Nikki qualified as a dental nurse with a National Diploma in Dental Nursing in 2014. Since then she has been keen to grow her skills as a nurse and has undertaken courses in impression taking, whitening and suture removal and is also planning on gaining her certificate in Oral Hygiene Instruction. Nikki enjoys working alongside Luke and being a part the orthodontic treatment which he carries out. Nikki has fitted in alongside our current team quickly and is enjoying learning alongside the longer standing members of staff.
Qual- National Certificate NEBDN 2010
GDC No. 194616
Trainee Dental Nurse
GDC No. 111506
Practice Manager/Dental Nurse
National Diploma in Dental Nursing NEBDN 2012
GDC No. 237320
Hannah joined the practice in September 2014 as a qualified dental nurse, holding the National Diploma in Dental Nursing. In this time she has been promoted to Senior Dental Nurse, and more recently, Practice Manager. Hannah very much enjoys all aspects of dentistry, and has taken courses in Impression taking, Fluoride Application, Suture Removal and has also recently qualified in Dental Radiography. Hannah also occasionally assists with all implant stages as well as ‘teeth in a day’. Hannah now focusses her time on her administration duties required for the day to day management of the practice.
Portman Dental Care Awards