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Mr. John G. Plummer

Mr. John G. Plummer

GDC Number: GDC40451
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
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
Special Field: Periodontist, Dental Implants

"As a clinician, I am very interested in bone, soft tissue regeneration and bio-engineering. I enjoy a challenge and work closely with colleagues to achieve the best outcome for patients"
In 1988 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, lectures 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, general dentist and orthodontist 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 watching movies, rugby, golf, jazz and macro photography. He enjoys spending time with his family travelling to different cities.

Dr. Simon Bunting

Dr. Simon Bunting

GDC Number: GDC66280
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!

Training!

Dr. Peter Brook

Dr. Peter Brook

GDC Number:  GDC55846
Special Field: Specialist Orthodontists

Dr. Ildiko Kingston

Dr. Ildiko Kingston

GDC Number: GDC74073
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
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. Lorenzo Arpaia

Dr. Lorenzo Arpaia

GDC Number: GDC100710
Special Field: Specialist Orthodontist

He is professionally highly motivated, ethical and a philanthropist. . Lorenzo likes to keep up to date with the latest information and has been attending several professional courses in orthodontics and other field of dentistry in 3 different languages!

When not working and expanding his professional knowledge our resident Italian enjoys learning languages, history, geography, and politics. He enjoys cooking, travelling, reading, swimming, running and in braoder terms anything that pleasantly stimulates his curiosity.

Dr. Pilar Cruzado

Dr. Pilar Cruzado

GDC Number: GDC83550
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
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 Sophie J. Holmes

Dr Sophie J. Holmes

GDC Number: GDC211789
Special Field: Cilinical Hypnosis

She likes being able to help people both psychologically and with dental matters. Sophie's goal is to always try and do what she can to make a patient feel as relaxed as possible when having treatment.

Her hobbies include exercise, cycling, poetry, music, song writing, projects and cooking!

Dr. Lyndon Isaacs

Dr. Lyndon Isaacs

GDC Number:  GDC73455
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: 76368

Dr. Peter Yule

Dr. Peter Yule

GDC Number: GDC54122
Special Field: Cosmetic Dentistry

He has a passion for providing high qulaity dentistry and believes teeth are there for 2 reasons. Function and aesthetics. Peter's aim is fulfil both those aspects as well as maintaining the health of the teeth, this is uppermost in his mind when planning treatment. Through the years he has gained much experience in the field of crowns, bridges and veneers and has a keen interest in tooth coloured fillings. He aims to provide a long term solution and to give the patient a smile that gives them confidence in their work and social life. Peter finds it very satisfying and rewarding to see the patient with a new smile and a confident outlook following treatment.

Peter plays golf when it is possible and enjoys motorcycling, looking forward to regular tours of Europe. He is a keen cook and has attended numerous cookery courses. He also loves opera and reading to relax.

Sue Hommels

Sue Hommels

GDC Number:  GDC1657
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.