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  • Dentists

    There are currently seven dentists at the Blockley Partnership and they are ably supported by a team of three hygienists and our hygienist/dental therapist. Our team also includes seven dental nurses, four receptionists and a dental technician, all of whom are overseen by our practice management team.

  • Ian Cooter

    BDS (Lond) GDC reg no: 61845

    Ian Cooter trained at Guy’s Hospital and qualified in 1986. He joined the practice in 1987. His special interest is prosthetic dentistry (dentures) and after qualification he worked in the prosthetic department at Guy’s learning more advanced techniques. He continues to undertake numerous postgraduate courses and can offer the latest in other aspects of restorative and cosmetic dentistry. Ian was responsible for the practice attaining the Investors in People Award.

  • Robert Kirwan

    BDS (Lond), LDSRCS (Eng), MSc (Lond) GDC reg no: 64000

    Robert Kirwan trained at University College Hospital London and qualified in 1988.

    He undertook further training to gain an MSc in Conservative Dentistry at Guy’s Hospital where he subsequently held a post teaching undergraduate students. He joined the practice in 1996. His special areas of interest are cosmetic dentistry, crown and bridgework and dental implants.

  • Rakesh Saksena

    BDS (Lond), LDSRCS (Eng), MSc (Lond) GDC reg no: 68481

    Rakesh Saksena trained at Kings College London and qualified in 1992. He undertook further training to gain an MSc in Conservative Dentistry at Guy’s Hospital where he is now a part time clinical teacher for undergraduate students. His areas of interest are cosmetic dentistry and root canal treatment (endodontics) and he provides a busy referral service for local dentists to send their complex endodontic cases. He joined the practice in 2000.

  • Mayur Patel

    BSc(Hons) BDS (Lond) MJDF RCS (Eng) GDC reg no: 104012

    Mayur Patel trained at Kings College London and qualified in 2006. He subsequently passed the examinations for membership of the Royal College of Surgeons England. Mayur has a special interest in minimally invasive cosmetic dentistry.

  • Karen Blake

    BDS (Lond), MJDF RCS (Eng) MClinDent (FRP) GDC reg no: 103911

    Karen Blake trained at Kings College London and qualified in 2006. She subsequently passed the examinations for membership of the Joint Dental Faculties of the Royal College of Surgeons. She is actively engaged in post graduate education and is now enrolled on an MClinDent Prosthetic (crowns, bridges, dentures and implants) programme. Her areas of interest are the management of dental anxiety and minor oral surgery. She joined the practice in 2009.

  • Sally Bowler

    BDS (Lond), LDS, RCS (Eng) GDC reg no: 58668

    Sally Bowler trained at The London Hospital Medical College and qualified in 1983. She is very experienced in most aspects of dentistry and previously owned her own practice in Wadhurst for many years. She also offers Facial Aesthetic treatments (Anti-ageing injections, Dermal Fillers, Chemical Skin Peels and Dermaroller).  She joined the practice in 2018.

  • Hygienists

    There are currently four hygienists at the Blockley Partnership, one of whom is also a dental therapist which allows her to provide other aspects of restorative dental treatment. This ensures that there is at least one hygienist here every day.

  • Lisa Taylor

    Dental Therapist/ Hygienist

    Lisa Taylor trained at St Bartholomews and Royal London Queen Mary University and qualified as a Dental Therapist and Hygienist in 2004. She works in general practice as well as Community Dental Service as a special care Dental Therapist.

  • Chloe Beasley

    Dental Hygienist

    Chloe Beasley trained at the Eastman Dental Hospital in London and qualified as a hygienist in June 2015. She has worked within the dental profession since 2007 and is passionate about her role as a dental hygienist. Her caring and friendly approach puts even nervous patients at ease. Chloe attends regular courses to keep up to date with the latest products and treatments available.

  • Amber Storrar

    Dental Hygienist

    Amber graduated from the University of Essex with a degree in Oral Health Science. She has a broad knowledge and interest in oral and maxillofacial pathology, oral manifestations and patients whose oral cavity may be compromised by systemic diseases and their long-term management. She prides herself in treating even the most nervous of patient by adjusting a treatment plan tailored to their personal requirements and limitations. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, toddler and baby!

  • Jodie Kendall

    Dental Hygienist

    Jodie trained at the University of Essex and graduated with a degree in Oral Health Science. Jodie takes a preventive approach, preferring to address potential issues before they become problematic. She has experience treating patients with extreme dental phobia which has led her to adopt a tell show do method in all aspects of her treatments.  Jodie’s view of treatment is that of a holistic one, recognising in order to achieve the best results each plan must be uniquely tailored to each individual patient.  In her spare time Jodie devotes her time to rescuing dogs from the streets in Montenegro.

  • Management & Office

    The practice has a Practice Manager who is well supported by several office staff ensuring the efficient day-to-day running of the business. We also have a very experienced team of receptionists.

  • Sarah Decelis

    Practice Manager

    Sarah Decelis joined the practice in 2005 after previously working in advertising for a large retail company. Sarah is responsible for patient liaison, managing the practice staff, and together with Becky Guy covers the financial and administration and secretarial work within the practice.