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Newcastle Dental Care 11 Ridley Place Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8JQ View Location

Our Team at NDC:

Samy Solaiman (BDS 2003, PGC Implants 2014)

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 Lai (BDS 2013)

Jonathan qualified as a dentist from London in 2013, and joined our team at NDC in 2015. Jonathan has developed a recent interest in orthodontics becoming a certified Oralign dentist. Outside the workplace he has a particular interest in chess.

Rachel Roberts (Dip DHT 2014)

Rachel qualified as a Dental Hygiene Therapist from Newcastle university in 2014 and has recently joined our team. She has an excellent manner with patients and takes pride in ensuring that patients receive the highest level of service at all times. Outside the workplace she enjoys socializing, keeping fit, and travel.

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 (RDN)

Rio joined the NDC team in 2015 as a trainee and is now a fully qualified dental nurse. Rio is currently undertaking a number of additional courses to expand her clinical skills. She has a tremendous passion for providing excellent patient service. Outside the workplace, she enjoys socialising with friends and reading.

Bethany Gallagher (RDN)

Bethany joined the NDC team in 2016 as a trainee and is now a fully qualified dental nurse. Bethany is currently undertaking a number of additional courses to expand her clinical skills, and has a long term ambition to becoming a dental Hygiene Therapist. Bethany has excellent patient communication skills. Outside the workplace, she enjoys playing music and sports.

Emily Ward

Emily joined out team recently as a trainee dental nurse. She is very motivated and driven, and has so far shown excellent commitment to the role.