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Our Team at NDC:

Samy Solaiman (BDS 2003, PGC Implants 2014)

Samy is the principal dentist at NDC. He qualified from Newcastle in 2003 and gained the post graduate certificate in implant dentistry in 2014 from Warwick university. Samy has a particular interest in cosmetic and restorative dentistry attending high profile courses by some of the leading cosmetic dentists in the world, and is an associate member of the British academy of cosmetic dentistry. He has also recently gained an interest in orthodontics becoming a certified Oralign dentist. Samy has recently gained his certificate of education from the university of cental lancashire, and is currently involved in teaching and mentoring.

Todor Hristov (DDM 1998, MSc Pros 2008)

Todor is our most experienced dentist qualifying from Bulgaria in 1998. After practicing for a number of years he completed his MSc in prosthodontics before moving to the UK. Todor has a special interest in complex restorative dentistry with a particular passion for dental implants.

Jonathan Lai (BDS 2013)

Jonathan recently joined our team at NDC as a dentist. He qualified from London in 2013.

Sobia Khan (BDS 2004, MFDS 2013)

Sobia qualified with BDS (honours) in 2004 and attained her MFDS qualification in 2013. She joined our team in 2015. Sobia is a strong believer in the preventative approach to dental health. She also has an interest in orthodontics.

Donna Dorritt (CEB Dip Dent Hygiene):

Donna qualified as a dental hygienist in 2000. She has been working at NDC since 2007. Donna has a particular interest in oral health promotion.

Laura Hall (RDN)

Laura qualified as a dental nurse in 2012 after which she undertook courses in treatment coordinating and dental photography. Laura is currently our treatment coordinator, a challenging role which entails explaining the various treatment options to our patients and clarifying the merits and disadvantages of each option on a case by case basis. This enables patients to make a more informed decision before going ahead with particularly complex treatment plans.

Sarah Craigen (RDN)

Sarah joined Newcastle Dental Care July 2007 and qualified as a dental nurse in 2010. During her time at Newcastle Dental Care Sarah has completed a Business and Admin NVQ and an Apprenticeship in customer service. Sarah is also involved in managing and maintaining the compliance aspects of the practice

Rio Acolatse

Rio is our student dental nurse.  She joined the NDC team in 2015 and has shown tremendous improvement and enthusiasm throughout her training.  Rio is looking to sit her dental nursing exam later this year.  Outside the workplace, she enjoys socialising with friends and reading.