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BRIGHTON

BRIGHTON DENTAL TEAM

At Albion Dental Brighton, our team are a mix of award winning dentists and selected specialists that are continuously striving to stay up to date with the very latest dental techniques.

Associate Dentists
Dr. Sohrab Ghadimi

Dr. Sohrab Ghadimi

DDS Tandläkare Gothenburg 1992

GDC NO. 70791

Sohrab graduated from the university of Gothenburg in 1992. He is dedicated to provide high quality dental treatments in a relaxed and modern environment. He is well-versed in most areas of dental treatments but his special interests are cosmetic treatment, Implant treatment.

Sohrab takes pride in his work and improving patients self confidence gives him great job satisfaction.

Sohrab has a varied, multi-national background in dentistry, having worked in Sweden, Norway and the UK. This has helped him to become competent with many areas of the field, as well as skilled at dealing with people from all kinds of backgrounds.He joined Albion Dental Practice in 2006 and that has helped him to build up a great relationship with his patients. Most of all he loves working with people, and manage well with patients who suffer from dental phobia.

He enjoys his work tremendously, and always look forward to learning from new challenges. Throughout his career, He has continued his academic development through various conferences and training events.

Outside work Sohrab loves spending time with family and friends and travelling.

He enjoys taking part in local Parkrun on Saturdays and cycling to work and playing tennis and swimming whenever he can.

Dr. Grainne Gillan

Dr. Grainne Gillan

Dentist - BDS Newcastle University 2009

GDC NO. 177358

Grainne is originally from Belfast and studied Dentistry at Newcastle University. She qualified in 2009 and after graduating returned to work in Belfast for one year before settling in Brighton in 2010.

Grainne enjoys all aspects of Dentistry but has a particular interest in treating nervous patients and children. She believes in preventative dentistry, in a calm and comfortable environment, and the importance of offering a range of treatment options.

Grainne is also interested in non-surgical aesthetics and recently completed a Botulinum Toxin and fillers course meaning she can offer treatment of functional issues such as hyperhidrosis and facial contouring.

Away from work, Grainne is married and has a son, Reggie. She enjoys travelling, eating out and socialising with friends and family.

Dr. Rosario Graziano

Dr. Rosario Graziano

Associate Dentist Dip Dent Bologna 2005

GDC NO. 163457

Coming Soon.

Dental Hygienists
Jannie Ipsen

Jannie Ipsen

Hygienist - Registered under s36C of the Dentists Act 1984 2017

GDC NO. 212619

Jannie is from Denmark where she qualified as a Dental Hygienist at Copenhagen University in 2016. She started her career as a Dental Nurse in 2008. She has gained great experience working in various practices in England, Denmark and Australia.

Jannie is dedicated to helping her patients improve their oral health with a big emphasis on prevention. She is particularly interested in treating nervous patients, providing the best standard of care in a relaxed manner, to make treatment as comfortable as possible.

Outside work Jannie loves spending time with family and friends as well as running and travelling.
She enjoys taking part in local Parkrun on Saturdays and training classes with Uber Mummies.

Jash Lakhani

Jash Lakhani

DENTAL HYGIENIST Registered under s36C of the Dentists Act 1984 2019

GDC NO. 283725

Jash qualified as a Dentist in India in 2013. He wanted to further his career, so he pursued a Master Degrees in Conservative Dentistry, Esthetics and Endodontics and completed his degree in 2018.

Jash has a passion for preventive maintenance and decided to focus his work as a Dental Therapist and Hygienist and is passionate about helping his patients in improving their oral health. He believes in educating patients regarding oral hygiene and it gives him immense satisfaction to put a smile on his patients' faces.

In his spare time, Jash likes travelling and enjoys watching football and cricket.

Chrissie Toye

Chrissie Toye

Dental Hygienists - Registered under CEB Cert in Dental Hygiene 1988

GDC NO. 3473

BUSINESS & OPERATIONS MANAGER
Craig Herriott

Craig Herriott

GROUP OPERATIONS MANAGER & BRANCH CQC REGISTERED MANAGER

Craig is the Operations Manager for Quality Dental Group, he predominantly deals with the operational aspect of all the practices within Quality Dental Group, and although he could be at any one of these locations he always maintains a close and accessible relationship with everyone branch across the group. He ensures that all practices conform to a minimum set of standards with the aim to provide high quality dental services to everyone.

Craig has been working directly within the healthcare industry since 2013, prior to this he worked within the IT industry where in 2006 he was part of a select team heading the launch of a nationwide venture to roll out IT Consumer service for the general public within the UK, following the major success with 12 months of launch he was appointed as Regional Technical Trainer responsible for the training of new IT Engineers to compact the growing demand of the service and provide existing IT Field Engineers additional Technical knowledge and improve customer service skills.
In 2009 due to the massive success of the IT Consumer Service since launching, the need for improved structure became apparent, and Craig then became Regional Implementation Trainer, where between him and an implementation and development team developed and deployed a range of new and improved services and operational improvements ensuring customer nationally received the latest in IT support in an ever changing consumer market.

Once completed he felt it was the right time to seek a new and changeling role that would give him the opportunity to make a difference. Having already had some experience within health care (Mainly ICT) he knew healthcare would provide the challenges and wealth of knowledge he was seeking, which brings him to where he is today.

In his spare time he enjoy spending time with family and friends, playing golf and Rugby. Craig is a passionate follower of Formula 1 and various other motor sports and enjoys track days, racing events and karting just for a bit of fun.

Practice Manager
Tracy McAuliffe

Tracy McAuliffe

Practice Manager - National Certificate NEBDN 1995

GDC NO. 154235

Tracy found her love for the dental industry and qualified as a dental nurse back in 1992 at Morley street clinic. In her role, she worked in a hospital setting also teaching children in the classroom about dental health. Since gaining this qualification Tracy has worked for a few of Practices in varying roles.

Having worked for Albion Dental practice since 2006, She joined as a senior dental nurse and worked her way up to practice manager.
Tracy is still often assisting with hands-on dental work and complex treatments such as implants, always keeping her up to date with the latest treatments and in the front line of customer care and service in which she absolutely prides herself.

Tracy feels this practice has a fantastic team that supports each other well and is proud to be a strong part of that.

Dental Nurses
Wai Yan Cheung

Wai Yan Cheung

Dental Nurse

GDC NO. 105456

Wai have been working at the practice since 2001 as a dental nurse. Wai is very passionate about dentistry and is always willing to help out colleagues.

During her spare time, Wai like relaxing with friends and family, eating out, going to the gym and travelling.

Saffron Tugwell

Saffron Tugwell

Trainee Dental Nurse

Saffron has been here at the practice for just under two years.

She is planning on getting her Dental nursing qualification by the end of 2020. Her aim is to become a Dental Hygienist within the future.

During Saffron's spare time, she enjoys going ice skating and going on walks with her Doggo Luna. In addition, she has a love for motorbikes and drifting!

Sofia Duplain

Sofia Duplain

Trainee Dental Nurse and Receptionist

Coming Soon.

Lina Stammers

Lina Stammers

Dental Nurse - Nation Diploma in Dental Nursing NEBDN 2018

GDC NO. 276009

Lina started at the practice in 2016 as a trainee dental nurse and completing her dental training. In 2018 she completed her training and become a fully qualified dental nurse. Since then she has spent this time building valuable experience and developing her nursing skills with various CPD courses.

Previous to being dental nurse, Lina ran her own beauty business, so understands well the needs of running a successful business and making sure patients come first.

Out of work she is married and has two beautiful sons.

 Simone Van den Hoek

Simone Van den Hoek

Trainee Dental Nurse

Simone has been a trainee dental nurse for over a year and joined the Albion Dental team in August 2019.

Simone is originally from Cape Town South Africa and has been in the UK since 2013. Before deciding to go into dental nursing she had gained a degree in Health and Safety.

In her spare time she enjoys being healthy and active, spending time with her son, and watching rugby. In her future career within dentistry she hopes to progress in Dental hygiene and become a hygienist.

Receptionist
Sandra Street

Sandra Street

Receptionist

Sandra has been a dental receptionist since 2001 and has built a wealth of knowledge within the dental industry. She enjoys being able to develop a strong rapport with the patients and build a strong relationship with them to ensure they feel at ease and comfortable.

She prides herself in good customer care skills developed over many years within the dental sector. She likes to greet the patients with a smile and also when they leave.

Outside of work, Sandra enjoys spending time with her family and friends, especially with her two year old granddaughter.