Dentists

John Rhodes

Specialist in Endodontics

GDC: 66222

 

John Rhodes

Specialist in Endodontics

BDS, FDS RCS, MSc, MFGDP(UK), MRD RCS(Ed), FCGDent

GDC Number: 66222

John qualified from King’s College, London, in 1990, where he was awarded the Claudius Ash prize in Conservation and the Jose Souyave Endodontic prize. He continued his postgraduate education at Guy’s Hospital, London, where he achieved a Distinction in the Endodontic MSc.

John completed his specialist training at The Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh with MRD in Endodontics and was awarded Fellowship in Dental Surgery from the Royal College of Edinburgh in 2013. John is registered on the GDC specialist list in Endodontics and now runs The Endodontic Practice, a busy Endodontic referral practice in Poole, Dorset.

John lectures throughout the UK and contributes widely to postgraduate Endodontic teaching. He has published research papers in several refereed journals and numerous articles for dental press. He is co-author of the Endodontic textbook Endodontics: Problem Solving in Clinical Practice, author of Advanced Endodontics: Re-treatment and Surgery and contributing author in Harty’s Endodontics in Clinical Practice.

John is a referee for the International Endodontic Journal and ENDO (Endodontic Practice Today). He provides Endodontic content for dentists worldwide via his YouTube channel and runs the Dorset Endo Study Group from the practice.

Luis Ferrandez

Practice Limited to Endodontics

GDC: 180236

 

Luis Ferrandez

Practice Limited to Endodontics

BDS MSc (Endodontics)

GDC Number: 180236

Luis graduated from Madrid in 2009 and completed the MSc in Endodontics at the UCL Eastman Dental Institute in London in 2013. He has worked at The Endodontic Practice in Poole (UK) since 2014, with his practice limited to Endodontics. Luis has been invited to lecture at several international endodontic congresses and will speak at the upcoming World Endodontic Congress in 2024. He has published peer-reviewed clinical endodontic research and is involved in further non-surgical and surgical clinical research. Luis has contributed to the 2nd edition of Pitt Ford’s problem-based learning in Endodontology and serves as a reviewer for the European Endodontic Journal.

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John Edward

Practice Limited to Endodontics

GDC: 82101

 

John Edward

Practice Limited to Endodontics

BDS, MFDS RCS(Eng), MSc(Endo)

GDC Number: 82101

John graduated from the University of Bristol in 2003 and, as a VT, won the Cordent / Dentsply Prize for preventative dentistry. He passed MFDS at the Royal College of Surgeons, England in 2006.

John worked at Southampton Hospital Oral and Maxillofacial department at SHO level and has also worked in General Dental Practice for several years. He achieved a distinction in the Endodontic MSc in 2021, studying at the world renowned King’s College, London. John joined us with practice limited to Endodontics.

Dental Nurses

Claire Darch

Dental Nurse

GDC: 157734

 

Claire Darch

Dental Nurse

GDC Number: 157734

Claire achieved her NEBDN, her DHE and her dental radiography qualification from 1995 to 2002. The best part of her job is helping any nervous patients and putting them at ease. She particularly enjoys working as a team and providing consistently high-quality endodontic treatment. She has worked at the practice for over 10 years and the time has flown by!

Outside of work, Claire loves spending time with her dog, Alfie, and going on new adventures in her campervan.

Haley Cook

Dental Nurse

GDC: 105039

 

Haley Cook

Dental Nurse

GDC Number: 105039

Haley has an NVQ 3 in anatomy and physiology. She really enjoys working with different people and the fact that she meets lots of lovely people in her role.

She also appreciates the variations in her role and that no two days are ever the same. She has worked at the practice since 2022.

Outside of work, she loves to meet up with her family and friends. She can often be found walking her dogs and being a taxi for her boys!

Selina Turner

Dental Nurse

GDC: 287836

 

Selina Turner

Dental Nurse

GDC Number: 287836

Selina achieved her National Certificate in Dental Nursing from King’s College London in 1997. She has worked at The Endodontic Practice since early 2023. Selina loves being part of the team and particularly enjoys meeting lots of new and different people every day.

In her spare time, she loves travelling, walking and cycling and getting creative with her painting and dress making.

Jenny Li

Dental Nurse

GDC: 173279

 

Jenny Li

Dental Nurse

GDC Number: 173279

Jenny completed her certificate in Dental Nursing in 2008 at Bournemouth & Poole College. She also achieved her Level 2 Diploma in Customer Service in 2018 and an Oral Health Education and Promotion Diploma the following year.

Jenny’s favourite part of the job is working in the practice directly with the patients. No two days are the same, and she particularly enjoys helping nervous patients. She likes being able to help them remain calm and ensuring everything go smoothly. She has worked at The Endodontic Practice since 2019 and loves every minute of it.

Outside of work, Jenny enjoys walking, cooking and crafts such as knitting and crochet.

Gemma Dawson

Dental Nurse

GDC: 250670

 

Gemma Dawson

Dental Nurse

GDC Number: 250670

Gemma has a NEBDN Diploma in Dental Nursing and an NEBDN certificate in Radiography from King’s College, London.She started working at The Endodontic Practice in September 2023. She is thoroughly enjoying her role and loves working as a part of a great team. Gemma has worked in dental nursing for the past 12 years and particularly loves that no two days are the same. She has a passion for learning and still learns new things every day from her varied role.

In her spare time, Gemma loves spending time with her family at home, hosting, and cooking. She also enjoys caring for her abundance of animals and fostering for a local rescue centre.

Reception Team

Vicki Doyle

Practice Manager

 

Vicki Doyle

Practice Manager

Vicki is a confident business manager skilled at understanding and meeting the needs of patients, colleagues and internal and external partners.

She has worked full-time in a healthcare business management role since 2001. She spent 18 years as a business manager within private medicine, two years within the NHS managing waiting lists, and latterly as the practice manager for a large specialist dental practice before joining The Endodontic Practice in the summer of 2023.

Along with the exceptional team, she plans to continue with team building, and streamlining internal systems. She aims to increase patient numbers and enhance the experience of referring dental colleagues. Vicki loves to use positive communication to build meaningful, trusting relationships that exceed patient and colleague expectations.

Outside of work, Vicki enjoys seeing family and friends, renovating her home, walking her dogs, yoga, and travelling.

Toyah Hart

Receptionist/Dental Nurse

GDC: 250102

 

Toyah Hart

Receptionist/Dental Nurse

GDC Number: 250102

Toyah qualified as a dental nurse in May 2014. She particularly enjoys helping patients. She has worked at the practice since 2016 and loves being part of the team.

In her spare time, she enjoys family days out, walking on the beach and particularly enjoys seeing sunrise and sunset.

Natalia Merritt-Jones

Dental Receptionist

 

Natalia Merritt-Jones

Dental Receptionist

Natalia has her NEBDN National Certificate in both dental nursing and dental radiography. Natalia loves endodontics, as she likes the idea that you can prolong the life of a tooth and feels like nothing is better than your own teeth. She particularly enjoys being part of a specialist practice that continually strives for perfection. Offering the best in research-based treatments is highly satisfying.

She joined the practice in February 2023, after waiting years for a great opportunity like this to come up!

In her spare time, Natalia enjoys spending time with her family, cooking, yoga, hiking, kayaking and beach days. She also loves watching rugby, especially the Leicester Tigers! Other passions are travelling and getting out and about on motorbike trips.

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The Endodontic Practice
15 Penn Hill Avenue, Parkstone,
Poole,
Dorset, BH14 9LU
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