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Monday 8.30am - 7.00pm

Tuesday 8.30am - 6.00pm

Wednesday 8.30am - 8.00pm

Thursday 9.00am - 6.00pm

Friday 8.30am - 4.30pm

Saturday By Appointment only

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Welcome

from the ADC Team

The team at Amblecote Dental Care consists of; dentists, therapists, hygienists and nurses, all of whom are extremely dedicated professionals, who are committed to making your experience the best it can be.

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Dentists

Principal Dentist

Dr Paul Worskett

 BDS (1983), LDS RCS (1984), DGDP(UK) (1997), MSc (2011)

 Paul qualified from London in 1983 and worked in some of the London hospitals in the specialty of oral & maxillo-facial surgery. After gaining experience in general practice, he came to Amblecote in 1988 as Principal and has expanded and developed the Practice ever since. 

Paul has extensive experience of Dentistry and has a special interest in cosmetic and implant dentistry. He has completed numerous courses on advanced dentistry over the years and was awarded a Masters degree with distinction from the University of Birmingham in Advanced General Dental Practice. Paul is married with two sons.

GDC no.58646

Dr Pharooq Mirza

BDS (2005), MSc

Pharooq qualified from Liverpool in 2005, and after gaining some experience in Dudley, moved to Amblecote in January 2006.

He has an interest in restorative dentistry and orthodontics and has completed a 12 month course in aesthetic restorative dentistry. He is currently studying for a masters degree in orthodontics.

Pharooq is married with 2 young daughters and outside of dentistry he enjoys travelling and sport.

GDC no.85602 

Dr Edward Young

BDS (2004)

Edward qualified from Sheffield University in 2004 and joined the Practice upon qualifying. 

His special interests lie in conservative aesthetic restorative dentistry and orthodontics. He has completed a 12 month aesthetic restorative course and is a trained invisalign provider. He has also been mentored in the use of Inman Aligner appliances and Amblecote is one of only a few practices in the West Midlands to offer this type of treatment.

Outside dentistry, Ed enjoys spending time with family and friends and is a keen football player.

GDC no.83843

Therapist & Hygienists

 

Hygienist

Therapist

Hygienist

Liz Harris

EDH (1988)

Liz trained in Cardiff as a Hygienist and joined the practice in 1988, when she was newly qualified. She has been a loyal member of the team ever since and has helped the practice grow and develop from humble beginnings.

 

Liz has lived in the Stourbridge area all her life and has two daughters. She enjoys eating out, keeping fit at the gym, weekends away (especially walking in the Lake District) and the theatre.

 

GDC no.3511

Lilly New

 

DDHT (2012)

Lilly joined us as a dental nurse in 2006, and left us in 2008 to train as a therapist. Lilly qualified from Leeds University as a Dental Hygienist and Therapist in 2012.

 

As a therapist, Lilly's job involves taking x-rays, providing fillings, and periodontal (gum) treatment, all under the direction of the dentists on the NHS.

Lilly is also able to operate as a hygienist under private contract.

 

GDC no.185053

Lisa Dunnaker

 

EDH (1990)

After starting her career as a Dental Nurse, Lisa qualified as a Hygienist from Birmingham Dental School in 1990. Lisa has worked at Amblecote since qualifying and has been a consistent contributor to the success of the practice since then. 

Lisa is married with two daughters and enjoys keeping fit and going to the theatre.

GDC no.3948

Management Team

 

Practice Manager

Clinical Manager

Compliance Manager

Rebecca Hartley

Although she was born in the Midlands, Rebecca's family moved to South Africa when she was very young, where she has spent most of her life. We were delighted she chose to join us in the Summer of 2015, when she returned to Stourbridge with her family and she quickly became established as a superb front desk operative. 

Her years of experience involved in running her own business are demonstrated in her excellent customer service skills and her efficient organisation capability.

Julie Southall

Julie joined us in 2005 after careers in dentistry and management.

Julie also has a pivotal role as treatment co-ordinator and she has a passion for quality service and patient care. Julie is an exceptional communicator and her leadership skills are vital to help us to maintain a high standard of clinical service.

 

With a keen eye for detail, Julie is motivated to achieve and maintain the highest standards possible and always has a welcoming smile ready to greet everyone she meets! 

GDC no.109273

Kate Turner

Kate has years of experience in healthcare and joined us as decontamination nurse in 2012. Her important role means she is responsible for the smooth operation of the two sterilising rooms to ensure the equipment and  instruments we use are serviced, sterile and safe for us to use.

 

In addition, Kate is also responsible for other aspects of health and safety and to make sure we are compliant with many of the regulations and legal requirements of a dental practice. In particular, Kate has a pivotal role in maintaining our compliance with CQC.

Front Desk Team

 

Catherine Woodall

Catie became a part of the practice in 2017.  Utilising her experience in Customer Service she has joined the Front Desk as an approachable and polite member of the team.

 

Outside of work Catie is an avid photographer and film goer.

JoAnna Astley

JoAnna joined the practice in 2016  having worked in Customer Services for 12 years.  She is thorough and accurate in her work and a kind and considerate member of the Front Desk Team. 

 

Outside of work, JoAnna enjoys going to concerts and travelling abroad.

Emma Crannage

Emma Joined us at the practice in 2016.  As part of her previous experience in Customer service she completed a course in business studies.  She is a friendly, welcoming member of our Front Desk Team with a broad smile to welcome visitors.

 

Emma lives locally and outside of work she enjoys baking and visiting new places on holiday.

Nurses

 

Stacey Partridge

Qualified Senior Implant Nurse

Stacey trained and qualified at Birmingham Dental Hospital and joined us following qualification in 2003. She has since gained additional qualifications in dental radiography and sedation. Further training and experience in implantology mean that Stacey remains one of our most experienced and valued nurses.

 

Her dedication and professionalism is evident in all she does and she can always be relied upon to keep a cool head and she always remains in control.  

 

GDC no.127286

Sarah Mazzi

Qualified Senior Implant Nurse

Sarah began her nursing career in Halesowen where she qualified as a dental nurse and joined us in 2005. Since then she has obtained a further qualification in dental radiography and is also experienced as a sedation nurse. Her additional training in dental implantology means that she is a very valued and experienced all-round member of the team. Sarah's open and friendly nature mean she has an ability to put patients at ease, which makes her a popular nurse with many patients. 

 

 

GDC no.143288

Rachel Prosser

Qualified Dental Nurse and Oral Health Educator

Rachel was already qualified when she joined us in 2008 and is a versatile member of the team. Not only does she provide excellent nursing duties in surgery, but she is also an effective front desk operator and performs a variety of administrative tasks in the Practice with effective precision.

 

She is also a trained Oral Health Educator, and is able to advise on oral healthcare. 

 

GDC no.126095

Lynsay Leonard

Qualified Dental Nurse and Oral Health Educator

Lynsay joined us in 2005 and completed her nurse training with us. She has been a consistent nurse in surgery who is also able to turn her hand to many roles in the Practice and regularly works on reception as well.

 

Her talents also extend to giving oral hygiene advice and she is a trained Oral Health Educator. 

 

GDC no.139120

Nicola Horton

Qualified Dental Nurse and Oral Health Educator

Nicola joined us from a local Practice in 2010, having already qualified as a dental nurse. She is a reliable performer in surgery and has a steady approach which instills confidence and reassurance for patients.

 

Nicola is also a trained Oral Health Educator, who is able to advise and inform patents about oral health issues. She also finds the time to manage the stock control for all of the surgeries.

 

GDC no.141372

Lucy Banner

Qualified Dental Nurse

Lucy joined us in 2013 as an apprentice and completed her training in the Summer of 2015, registering with the GDC as a fully qualified Dental nurse. 

 

She has justified her position by gaining experience in surgery and is also a helpful addition to the front desk on occasions, where her welcoming smile is ready to greet all visitors.

 

GDC no.261661

Abbie Oakes

Qualified Dental Nurse

Abbie was recruited from another local Practice in 2013 and was already qualified when she joined us. With her cheerful approach and friendly demeanour, Abbie is always a positive person to have around. Abbie works tirelessly to make everything right and this is evident in her surgery. She is also experienced in advanced techniques and regularly assists with implant treatments and cosmetic work.  

 

GDC no.247972

Terri Davis

Dental Nurse

Terri joined the Practice in 2015 as an apprentice dental nurse. She has integrated in to the team well and is a fast learner. She qualified in 2017 and  is already making her mark as a competent nurse in surgery. 

 

She looks set for a promising future as her talent develops in the months and years to come.

Lauren Wright

Dental Nurse

Lauren joined us as an apprentice in 2016 and completed her training in 2017. She is now qualified and has become a reliable member of the team, with a friendly personality to match.