Our Team

At Nottingham Road Dental Care
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Sara Taylor

Sara Taylor

Practice Owner

Sara founded Expressions Dental Care Ltd together with Dr John Gregory in 2011. Sara has been involved in dental business for over 27 years having previously worked 20 years for Denplan Care Ltd who are now part of Simply Health.

Sara is also a fully qualified dental nurse and can sometimes been seen covering for staff absences in the surgery, nursing or on the reception welcoming patients to the practice.

At home Sara is also busy with her twin sons who are in their first year of university and looking after her horse, dog and cats!!

Anne-Marie Walters

Anne-Marie Walters

Group Practice Manager

Anne-Marie has been working with us at Expressions Dental Care Ltd from the beginning of Expressions Dental Care having previously been the practice manager of Nottinghma Road Dental Care since January 2003. Anne-Marie is responsible for the smooth day to day running of Nottingham Road Dental Care and Osmaston Road Dental Care.

You may meet her on the reception desk here in Ripley or in our other practice, as she likes to meet our patients whenever she can.

Dr Christos Koumlelis BDS

Dr Christos Koumlelis BDS

Dentist

After qualifying in Greece in 2006 at Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki Dental Faculty, Chris went on to obtain his Masters in oral surgery and now porvides theis service to our patients togther with surgical implantology.

Prior to joining the practice Chris worked as an Associate dentist in Glasgow.

Chris is very popular with his patients who appreciate his gentle caring personality.

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Dr Priyanka Gorrepati BDS

Dr Priyanka Gorrepati BDS

Dentist

Priyanka studied from NTR University of Health and Sciences in India and qualified in October 2008.

As a post graduate Priyanka worked for 2 years in a multi-specialty practice in Hyderabad.
Priyanka has been a valued member of our practice team since 2017. She enjoys treating our young patients as she has children herself. Priyanka also provides facial aesthetic treatment within the practice for patients as well as general and cosmetic dentistry.

Outside of work Priyanka likes to spend time with her young family, play badminton, travelling, yoga and dance.

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Laura Burke

Laura Burke

Dental Hygienist

Laura qualified as a hygienist in 1998 at Cardiff.

She has been with Nottingham Road Dental Practice since 2000. Laura provides patients with preventative care. She is especially interested in periodontal treatment togther with routine gum health. She is a very popular and valued member of the dental team.

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Annette Matthews

Annette Matthews

Dental Therapist

Annette is a dedicated and patient focused Dental Hygienist and Therapist.

Qualifying from Sheffield with a Diploma of Higher Education in Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy and strives to remain up to date with the continual developments within Dentistry both in the UK and worldwide.

Annette is able to provide exclusive hygiene appointments, periodontal advice and Oral Health guidance to all our patients to include cosmetic stain removal and Implant maintenance alongside regular Hygiene maintenance options including air flow polishing and stain removal.

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Rebecca Carney

Rebecca Carney

Dental Hygienist

 

After qualifying as a dental hygienist from Newcastle University in 2001 Rebecca continued on with her dental education qualifying from Warwick University as an Orthodontic Therapist and also attaining her teaching certificate.

Out of work Rebecca enjoys spending time with friends and family and has a passion for scuba diving both in the UK and Aboard.

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Sarah Thomas

Sarah Thomas

Head Dental Nurse

Sarah joined the practice in August 2012.

She previously worked in Care for five years. She completed her National in Dental Nursing from the Royal Derby in 2014. Sarah has continued with her dental education and is regularly attending courses to ensure that the practice is up to date with all the latest requirements. Sarah oversees the smooth running of the dental surgeries and the training and developement of the trainee dental nurses.

Out of work Sarah enjoys going to her horse and spending time with her young family.

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Gemma Beswick

Gemma Beswick

Patient Care Coordinator

Gemma is a qualified dental nurse and joined the team in 2005.

She has completed numerous additional courses to ensure her work is of the highest standard. Gemma’s role as a patient Care coordinator is to support patients with there questions and understanding of any treatment they may require. Gemma is friendly and approachable and patients often comment on how comfortable they are speaking with Gemma about thier dental needs.

Out of work Gemma enjoys spending time with her family.

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Hannah Rose

Hannah Rose

Patient Care Coordinator / Receptionist

Hannah has recently joined the team. She has previously worked in a dental environment and qualified as a dental nurse with Derby College.

You will mainly see Hannah on reception but occasionally you may see her in the surgeries.

Out of work Hannah enjoys walking her dogs and working out at the gym.

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Lilly Bettison

Lilly Bettison

Trainee Dental Nurse

Lilly joined the practice in October 2016.

Lilly is currently studying her NVQ in dental nursing with Derby College. You will see Lilly mostly in surgery and sometimes on reception. Lilly always has a smile and is happy to help.

Out of work Lilly likes to socialise with friends and family.

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Chloe Taylor-Warriner

Chloe Taylor-Warriner

Trainee Dental Nurse

Chloe joined the practice in October 2018.

Chloe is currently studying her NVQ in dental nursing with Derby College. You will see Chloe mostly in surgery and sometimes on reception. Chloe always has a smile and is happy to help.

Out of work Chloe likes to socialise with friends and family