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Meet The Team

Nazim - Practice Owner

BA (Honours)
BDS
MJDF- Part 1

Nazim graduated from Queen Mary’s University and is passionate about delivering high quality dentistry. He spends time getting to know his patients and has a very caring and friendly manner. In his spare time, Nazim enjoys reading fiction novels and playing cricket.

Priyen - Dentist

MEng Dental Materials (Honours)
BDS 
Priven graduated from Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry and spent some time working in the Scottish Highlands. He loves transforming people’s smiles and takes great pride in looking after people that perhaps haven’t been to a dentist in a long time and giving them the smiles they always wanted. Priyen is great with our nervous patients, winning them over with his warm and kind nature. In his spare time, Priyen enjoys hill walking and fishkeeping.

Mubbassir

BDS
Mubbassir qualified from the University of Manchester in 1985 and was awarded the Farar Prize in Prosthodontics. He started working at St Mary’s Place in 1986 and has been here ever since. He also works at County Hospital in Stafford and has done so for over 20 years.

He is a Dentist with a special interest in Orthodontics and currently has restricted his practice exclusively to Orthodontics both for the NHS and Privately. He is very passionate about dentistry and believes in maintaining and developing his skills. He uses the most appropriate treatments to achieve the best possible results.

He has an excellent reputation for offering a fantastic orthodontic service. Mubbassir is described by all as being very warm and gentle. 

Carol Holford - Hygienist

Carol qualified as a Dental Hygienist from Birmingham Dental Hospital in 1982. She has worked as a Dental Hygienist in various practices up and down the country which has given her a wealth of experience in all aspects of oral hygiene, teeth scaling, periodontics and air-polishing. She enjoys meeting people and building a rapport with her patients and she aims to provide a friendly and relaxed environment in which to carry out treatment. Carol enjoys keeping up to date with current trends and developments in dentistry.

When not in work she enjoys spending time with her family and grandchildren and also catching up with friends, eating out and keeping fit and active – which includes going to the gym.

Andrea Turner - Practice Manager

Andrea has gained extensive experience in the dental industry over the last 20 years including leadership, training, recruitment, administration and clinical skills. Her career in the dental industry has spanned multiple roles including Receptionist, Dental Nurse and Practice Manager.

Andrea began her dental career as a receptionist and soon became interested in the clinical aspects of her workplace. To enhance her knowledge and broaden her skill set she embarked on a Dental Nursing course at Stafford College where she successfully gained a National Diploma in Dental Nursing.

Her career progressed to become a supporting role to the management team, which opened up an opportunity to become a Practice Manager. Wishing to expand her training, further courses successfully completed include an NVQ Level 3 in Business Administration and NVQ Level 3 Business management.

In her current role as Practice Manager, Andrea uses the skills gained to engage in all aspects of patient care, employment and compliance which help the business to progress and provide a high quality service to patients and also support to the team.

Originally from a tailoring background, Andrea Studied at the Oval Art College where she gained a B-tec diploma in fashion design – skills that she still enjoys in her spare time with interior design and soft furnishings. She also has a love of nature and gardening which she enjoys as a relaxing hobby.

Katherine Key - Receptionist

Katherine is our happy and friendly receptionist! She particularly enjoys meeting the patients and caring for them throughout their dental journey. Whilst being at the practice she has extended our communication services by implementing social media outlets like Facebook and Instagram and helped design our new website. In her spare time, she enjoys working out at the gym and spending time with her parents and grandparents working with the animals on their farms.

Jessica - Qualified Dental Nurse

Jess is one of our dental nurses and has been with us since 2017. In her spare time she paints watercolours, volunteers at the local Girlguiding Unit as a Rainbow Leader and loves spending time with family.

Sneha - Trainee Nurse

Sneha has been working as a trainee dental nurse with us since November 2019. She completed her National Diploma in Dental Nursing from Harriet Ellis and is looking forward to being registered with GDC as a Registered Dental Nurse. Sneha thoroughly enjoys nursing alongside the team here at St. Mary’s and is very enthusiastic about gaining more knowledge and experience as she progresses.

In her spare time, she enjoys cooking and painting and she also loves indoor plants.

Alysha Turney Tullett - Apprentice Nurse

Alysha is our friendly Apprentice Dental Nurse and has been with us since March 2019. Within her role she helps assist the Dentist and Orthodontist. When not working, she enjoys keeping up with her fitness at the gym and spending time with her friends and family.