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Mr. John G. Plummer

Mr. John G. Plummer

GDC Number: GDC40451, BDS(Durh)1966,LDS,RCS(Eng)1965
Special Field: Facial Aesthetics

He took over his uncle's single handed dental practice in Great Yarmouth in 1971 and expanded into the large family dental practice that now exists. His wife Carole is the Financial Executive, his daughter Sue, one of the partners and his son-in-law Andrew Cross, the Business Manager. Together with his long term partners Brian Robertson and Denver Fester the practice has grown to encompass the very latest in dental technology whilst retaining it dedicated NHS foundation.
John remains as enthusiastic about his work as when he started. He is a London standing member of the Norfolk Dental Committee and now a member of the Local Area Dental Ntework overseeing the Eastern Region.

Mr. Brian P. Robertson

Mr. Brian P. Robertson

GDC Number: GDC55342, BDS (Edin.)1981
Special Field: Facial Aesthetics, Business Management

Brian joined our team in 1981 and has been a partner in the practice for 25 years. For over 20 years he held a post in the Department of Orthodontics with the James Paget Hospital.
he is Chairman of the Norfolk Local Dental Committee and sits on various committees both locally and nationally.

Brian enjoys golf, ornithology, music as well as avaition - he is a private pilot's licence holder.

Dr. Denver R. Fester

Dr. Denver R. Fester

GDC Number: GDC72793, BChD (UWC)1995, NHDDT(PT)1988, MJDF,RCS(Eng.)2009, PGCME(BED)2010, MSC Perio(UCLAN)2013, FICOI 2016
Special Field: Periodontics, Dental Implants

"As a clinician, I am very interested in getting a great outcome for my patient. I enjoy a challenge and work closely with colleagues to achieve the best treatment for patients"
Denver started his dental career as a dental technician, he studied further and qualified as a dentist (1995) in his home country, South Africa, after which he worked as a community dentist, owned a private practice and was a junior lecturer in the Restorative Department at the University of the Western Cape. He joined our team in 1997 and has since become a partner in the practice, a Foundation Dentist Trainer, past Chairman of the local British Dental Association and a member of the Norfolk Local Dental Committee.
He teaches and provides regular dental talks and seminars for local dentists and nurses in the county.
"Although my practice is now focused on Periodontics and Implant Dentistry I highly value the time spent working as a dental technologist, which has given me an all round perspective, helping me to manage challenging multi-disciplinary treatments, and provide effective support for referring practitioners." Denver enjoys rugby, golf, jazz and photography.

Dr. Simon Bunting

Dr. Simon Bunting

GDC Number: GDC66280, BDS (Lond)1990,MJDF,RCS 2010, ICOI 2000
Special Field: Implant Dentistry

He is the proud father of 3 lovely children anf husband to Karen, a fellow dentist. When he is not busy with the family Simon is usually training for either a triathlon or a marathon. As of 2017 he has completed 29 marathons!

Dr. Ildiko Kingston

Dr. Ildiko Kingston

GDC Number: GDC74073, TANDL.(Kirol)1998
Special Field: Cosmetic Dentistry

Ildiko strives to achieve a high level of care by expanding her knowledge and skills through regular attendance of postgraduate courses and researching the latest materials and equipment.

She enjoys spending her weekends during the Rugby season on the sidelines supporting her son Noah who plays for North Walsham Rugby club. Ildiko's other interests are fine art, architecture and interior design.

Dr. Celestin Jacobs

Dr. Celestin Jacobs

GDC Number: GDC79076, BChD (UWC)1996, Dip PCOrth,RCS(Eng.)2013,Master Lingual Ortho(Val)2019
Special Field: Orthodontics

Before moving to the UK in 2001, Celestin qualified and practised general dentistry in his home country of South Africa.

He has always had a keen interest in Orthodontics which has influenced his dental career and is continuously broadening his knowledge and skills by attending courses, joining the study group, subscribing to journals and through his involvement with professional organisations.

Celestin enjoys the time he gets to spend with his family and is a keen golfer. He also enoys general photography and rugby.

Dr. Pilar Cruzado

Dr. Pilar Cruzado

GDC Number: GDC83550, LMS Spain 2003, MSc(Mad)2008
Special Field: Specialist Orthodontists

She enjoys her job and finds the most rewarding part is when finishing a course of treatment and the patient realises that it was all worth it! Outside of work pilar loves to spend time with her other half and their 3 boys.

When Pilar does get some time for herself she enjoys a nice coffee with a good book.

Dr. Teresa Sanchez

Dr. Teresa Sanchez

GDC Number: GDC187519, LMS (Spain)2004, Msc Orthod (Barc)2009
Special Field: Specialist Orthodontist

In 2007 she moved to the UK and has continued to provide private and NHS treatment.

She joined Faces & Smiles 5 years ago and continues to provide high standards of treatment alongside her team

Teresa enjoys spending her time with her family, travelling and participating in sports.

Dr. Lyndon Isaacs

Dr. Lyndon Isaacs

GDC Number:  GDC73455, BCHD (Stell)1996, PgDip(Dent Imp)2021
Special Field: Implant dentistry

Lyndon qualified in South Africa before moving to the UK 20 years ago, 16 of which has been in Lowestoft. He is married with 2 children and Milo the retriever is also part of the family.

He is an avid sports fan especially motorsports and rugby (actually most sports!)
Lyndon and his family likes to travel and explore new places.

Dr. Meenal Karania

Dr. Meenal Karania

GDC Number: GDC76368, BDS (Hons),MFDS RCS (Eng),MClinDent(Lond) & MSurgDent RCS)

Meenal graduated as a dentist in 1999, Proxime Accessit to the University of London Gold Medal, after which she spent 8 years as a hospital trainee in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. In 2007, she completed a 3-year higher surgical training programme in Oral Surgery, at Guys and Kings College Hospitals in London. During this time, she became expert in all aspects of dento-alveolar surgery and gained a Master in Clinical Dentistry (Surgical Dentistry) as well as Intercollegiate Membership in Oral Surgery.
As a specialist clinical teacher in oral surgery, Meenal has been actively involved in teaching both undergraduate and post-graduate dental trainees and she has been an examiner.
She has a very gentle and caring approach and has many years of experience in providing intravenous sedation for oral surgery procedures as well as the placement of dental implants. She has provided oral surgery services in Norfolk since 2010 and she continually strives to improve the service provided.
Meenal is registered with the General Dental Council as a specialist in Oral Surgery and remains committed to continuous professional development by attending national and international conferences. She is a member of the British Dental Association, British Association of Oral Surgeons, The Society for Advancement of Anaesthesia in Dentistry and Association of Dental Implantology, UK.

Dr. Hoda Sepehrara

Dr. Hoda Sepehrara

GDC Number: GDC177778 , BDS (Lond)2009, MJDF,RCS(2012)
Special Field: Periodontics

Hoda qualified from Kings College University in 2009. She has worked as a general dentist for 12 years, in which time she obtained a certificate in restorative dentistry, passed her exams to become a member of the joint faculties of dentistry, and obtained a Masters with distinction in Periodontology. She has a keen interest in helping patients to restore their gum health, and is currently working as a dentist with special interest in Periodontology.

Hoda enjoys travelling, cooking, watching movies and spending time with family.

Sue Hommels

Sue Hommels

GDC Number:  GDC1657, CEB Dip Dent Hygiene 1995
Special Field: Oral Hygienist

Sue enjoys treating a wide range of patients of all ages and works closely alongside the periodontal, implant and orthodontic teams to help achieve and maintain good oral health.

When not working she enjoys travelling and socialising with friends.

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