Our friendly and personable team are here to help you.

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dr minna miettinen, principal dentist, bds, mClindent (prosthodontics), gdc no 82668

Minna qualified from the University of Helsinki, Finland in 2001. She later  completed a four year Master's degree in Prosthodontics with distinction at King's College, London in 2011. Thus allowing her to treat more complex cases including the management of tooth wear and extensive crown and bridgework as well as advanced cosmetic dentistry.

She is passionate about providing the best care for her patients and with her gentle and caring manner, Minna ensures all her patients are treated as she would wish to be treated. Minna is also a part-time teacher at King's College, London supervising research projects.

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Dr Nick baker, bds, mjdf rcs (eng), dip he/dhdt, gdc no 6491                                               

Nick first qualified as a Dental Hygienist/Therapist from the Royal London Hospital in 2004 working in a variety of settings before continuing his training at Peninsula Dental School (Plymouth), graduating with a BDS in 2012. Nick is a member of the Royal College of Surgeons, London (MJDF RCS Eng) and has an interest in minor oral surgery and implant dentistry.

He also has vast experience in conscious sedation and uses these techniques in general practice, helping his patients to receive their dental treatment in a relaxed and comfortable environment. 

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dr bhavin pitamber bds, msc (clin perio), gdc no 78285

Bhavin qualified at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa in 2000, with merit awards in General Medicine, General Surgery and Operative Denistry. In 2006, he embarked on formal postgraduate studies, which culminated in an MSc in Clinical Periodontology (2010).

His areas of interest includes surgical periodontology, with regenerative and reparative procedures, in particular soft tissue grafting procedures, treatment of gingival recessions and mucogingival surgery. 

In addition, Bhavin has been involved in restorative implant dentistry since 2002, and has extensive experience in complex implant cases and several different implant systems.

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Lisa Davies Edh.edt dip dent therapy, Gdc no 181815

Lisa qualified as a dental hygienist and dental therapist at St. Bartholomew's and the Royal London Hospital in 2009. 

Lisa's therapist qualification means that she can also provide preventative treatment such as fissure sealants to our younger patients.

Her expertise combined with her friendly and effective manner makes her a value asset to our team.

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joanna white-smith - Practice manager

Jo is our very friendly and approachable Practice Manager, who co-ordinates the administrative support for the team and plays an essential role in directing practice staff and resources. She ensures that all services are provided to a very high standard.

Jo welcomes the opportunity to discuss any suggestions, problems or complaints that you may have.

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Dental Nurses:

Mrs Tracy Temple, GDC No 153240

Mrs Stephanie Ward, GDC No 223608

Mrs Coleen Foggerty-Manners, GDC No 256988


Mrs Heather Baynton

Mrs Lisa Housden

Over the last thirty years I have always found the staff of the Elstead Dental Surgery to be both professional and friendly. They are very competent and courteous and visiting the Surgery is a reassuring pleasure.