Dental Team

Reception Team

Mrs Isobel Bonnefin, Head Receptionist

Miss Rebekah Newcombe

Miss Becky Bate

Mrs Debbie Hughes

 

Miss Clare McAllister

Miss Leah Chetwynd

Miss Jodie Harris

Miss Christina Hunter

Click on portraits below to see biographies

 

Partners

Associate Dental Surgeons

Mr Michael Teft BDS Liverpool, 2010

GDC 191748

 

Mr Sean Walmsley BDS Kings College London, 2012

GDC 228559

 

Miss Amelia Coulby BDS Sheffield Eng,

2017 GDC 265477

 

Oral Surgery and Oral Medicine

Specialist in Orthodontics

Miss Cheryl Tracey BDS Birm 1977, D Orth RCS Eng 1982, Msc Lond 1982, FDSRCS Eng 1983, M Orth RCS Eng 1989 Specialist in Orthodontics. GDC 51461

Hygienists

Dental Nurses

Our qualified nursing team are all GDC registered and hold additional areas of interest/certification.

This enables several of our nurses to take radiographs, impressions and apply fluoride, all within their scope of Practice

Miss Hayley Drury, Clinical Lead/

Senior Nurse, GDC113001

 

Miss Alexandra Bowyer, GDC134378

 

Miss Hayley Henson, GDC112104

 

Miss Hannah Coverley, GDC265979

 

Lauren Chappell, Trainee Dental Nurse

 

Mrs Julie Mckie, GDC183950

 

Mrs Susie Verow, GDC136486

 

Mrs Claire Price, GDC127361

 

Miss Hannah Gwynne, GDC

 

Miss Lianne Kilgallon, Trainee Dental Nurse

 

Miss Sarah Kightley, GDC197401

 

Miss LadyJo Reyes, Trainee Dental Nurse

 Mrs Claire Brock, GDC169889

 

 Miss Amy Gwynne, GDC258166

 

Mrs Amanda Sutton, GDC139730

 

Miss Leesha Caddy, GDC243569

 

 

Practice Manager

Mrs Louise Butler

Biographies

Partners

Dr Caroline Wallbutton BDS Sheff Eng, 1985, GDC60711

 

Caroline qualified from Sheffield in 1985.  She returned to Lincolnshire, joining the Maltings Dental Practice in 1988 having previously worked at Sheffield Dental Hospital and the Oral and Maxillofacial Department of Portsmouth Queen Alexandra Hospital.

She enjoys providing general dentistry.

Dr Kathryn Eastwood BDS Manc Eng, 1989, GDC64849

 

Kath graduated from Manchester in 1989 and has worked with the practice since 1992 becoming a partner in 1998.

Clinically she provides all aspects of general practice and has a special interest in Aesthetic dentistry. She has a certificate in Clinical Education.

Aside from her clinical role, she has been involved in dental foundation training since 2005 and now carries out the role of Associate Postgraduate Dean within dental foundation training for Health Education England working across the East Midlands. This role involves teaching, mentoring, assessing and appointing both Foundation dentists and their Educational Supervisors external to the practice. Within the practice we aim to provide teaching and professional development to all members of our team encouraging collegues to embrace lifelong learning. Carrying out other practice inspections ensures we maintain and continually improve our own practices high standards.

In her spare time Kath plays the Violin and enjoys swimming, running, yoga and cycling.

 

Dr Jason Wong BDS Birm Eng, 1995, DPDS Bristol Eng, 2011, GDC70920

 

Jason Wong qualified from University of Birmingham in 1995. He joined the practice soon after and became a partner at the practice in 1998.

Jason was awarded a Diploma in Postgraduate Dental Studies by Bristol University in 2011 and a Certificate in Clinical Education with merit in 2012.

Jason carries out treatment in all areas of General Dentistry and has 2 main areas of clinical special interests; Dental Implantology and the treatment of nervous patients.

He has been involved with Implant Dentistry since 2000 initially restoring them, then carrying out the surgery. He is a member of the association of Dental implantology (UK) and also the International team for Implantology (ITI) and runs an ITI study club for Dentists on Implantology.

Jason is a member of the society for the Advancement of anaesthesia in Dentistry and also the British Society of Medical and Dental hypnosis and is experienced in devising treatment options for anxious and phobic patients.

Jason is involved in Postgraduate Dental Education and lectures nationally on Oral surgery, minimal invasive Dentistry, Implant Dentistry and treatment of anxious patients. Jason is also a Director of Perspective Dental Education limited.

Jason is also active in other areas of Dentistry and spends part of his week as the Dental Local professional network chair for NHS England covering Leicestershire and Lincolnshire since 2013 and Hertfordshire and South Midlands since 2016. Jason spends some of his time as the honorary Secretary of the Lincolnshire Local Dental Committee and is also pass chair of the Kesteven and Holland section of the British Dental Association and the Lincolnshire Oral Health Advisory Group. Jason is also currently the Vice chair of the Healthy Teeth Happy Smiles Oral health promotion partnership board.

Jason has 2 children and in his spare time enjoys spending time with his family.

 

Dr Fawad Ashraf BDS Manc Eng, 2005, GDC85289

 

Fawad graduated from the University of Manchester in 2005 and came to work at the Maltings soon after.

Along with the provision of high quality routine dentistry, Fawad has developed a keen interest and passion in cosmetic dentistry. He has achieved certification and introduced a number of the latest teeth straightening systems (orthodontics) including, Invisalign, Six Months Smiles and the Inman Aligner in to the practice. Having straighter teeth allows patients the opportunity to significantly improve their smiles without the need for significant tooth preparation enabling us to improve smiles in a conservative manner.

Outside of dentistry Fawad enjoys travelling, cycling, and spending time with his family. Fawad is happily married and is blessed with 3 lovely children.

 

 

Dr Peter Butcher BChD Leeds, Eng 2001, PGDip (Endo) Chester 2016, MFGDP(UK), GDC79283

 

Peter was born and raised in the Grantham area.  He qualified at the University of Leeds in 2001 and joined the Maltings Dental Practice in 2006, becoming a Partner in 2011.

Peter enjoys providing all aspects of general dentistry for his patients.  He has a special interest in root canal treatment (endodontics) and has completed a postgraduate diploma in this subject.  This enables him to complete complex cases referred to him from colleagues within the Maltings Dental Practice and practices in the surrounding towns and cities.

Peter has additionally received training enabling him to treat patients whose dentists are unable to diagnose the source of their pain and also to treat patients who require restoration of their dental implants.  In addition to traditional dental procedures, Peter also undertakes Facial Aesthetics including the application of anti-wrinkle injections and dermal fillers.

Peter is a member of the British Dental Association, the British Endodontic Society, the American Association of Endodontists and the Facility of General Dental Practitioners.

Peter has been approved by the Health Education East Midlands to be an Educational Supervisor for Foundation Dental Training.  Peter is also the secretary of the Kesteven and Holland BDA section.  Both of these roles allow him to facilitate the education and development of local dental practitioners. He is currently undertaking a Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education.

He spends the majority of his free time taking his children to football training and gymnastics.

 

Associate Dental Surgeons

Dr Amanda Bassford BDS Birm Eng, 1995, GDC70879

 

Mandy was born in Grantham and returned to the area after qualifying from Birmingham Dental School in 1995 with clinical distinction. After working for several years in the area Mandy joined The Maltings Dental Practice in 2001.  Mandy spent several years as a part time clinical assistant in Oral Surgery at Grantham Hospital. Currently Mandy enjoys providing high quality dental care. Mandy is married and has two children and enjoys spending time with her family.

 

Dr Helen Sloss BDS Birm Eng, 1985. MFDS.RCS.Eng 2004, GDC60606

 

Helen qualified from Birmingham University in December 1985.  She moved to St Catherines Dental Practice in 1992 and became a partner in 2001.  In 2010 she completed the Diploma in Primary Care Orthodontics from the Royal College of Surgeons and is now recognised as a Dentist with a Special Interest in Orthodontics.  Helen provides general dental treatment and orthodontics on Tuesdays & Wednesdays at St Catherines Dental Practice.  She also works one day a week at the local Specialist Orthodontic department at Grantham Hospital, and one day a week providing orthodontic treatment at The Maltings Dental Practice.

Dr Claire Simpson BChd Leeds Eng, 2010, GDC192532

 

Claire is originally from Grantham, she moved to Leeds to study Dentistry, graduating in 2010 with a distinction.  She worked in the Bradford area after graduating and has since moved back the Grantham at which time she joined us at the Maltings.

Claire is interested in restorative dentistry and keen to promote good oral health in all her patients.

In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and caring for her dog.

Mr Michael Teft BDS Liverpool 2010, GDC 191748

 

Michael graduated from Liverpool University in 2010.  He grew up in Lincolnshire and has been involved in dentistry since working as a dental nurse in 2001.  After qualifying as a dentist he worked in York and Southwell before moving back to the area to work as an associate , joining The Maltings in 2015.

Michael is interested in all aspects of dentistry with a particular interest in periodontics.  He has undertaken a range of post graduate training including adult orthodontic and restorative treatment, but his passion lies in the treatment of gum disease and is currently studying for a Masters in Clinical Periodontology at the University of Central Lancashire.  He believes in providing excellent dental care in an informative and relaxed environment.

Away from dentistry Michael enjoys trying to keep fit, spending time outdoors and cooking.

Mr Sean Walmsley BDS Kings College London 2012, GDC 228559

 

Sean studied at Kings College London and worked in Guys, St Thomas' and Denmark Hill Hospital. He completed his dental foundation year at the Maltings Dental Practice in 2013 with Dr Wong as his trainer.

Sean has a passion for high end dentistry and providing high quality friendly care for his patients. He has a special interest in aesthetic dentistry involving; white fillings, tooth whitening and orthodontics (having completed the cfast orthodontics course).

Outside of Dentistry Sean enjoys going for long walks with his two dogs.

Miss Amelia Coulby BDS Sheffield Eng, 2017 GDC 265477

 

Amelia graduated from Sheffield in 2016; Amelia was the British Dental Association representative for Sheffield Dental School. She has completed her foundation dental training at The Maltings with Dr Peter Butcher as her trainer; Amelia was also the Dental Foundation representative for her scheme.  She is now working as an associate; splitting her time between Grantham and Lincoln.

 Amelia enjoys all aspects of clinical dentistry in particular restorative dentistry. Amelia is dedicated to delivering a high standard of treatment and care to all of her patients and is passionate about promoting good oral health. Amelia has been elected onto the Local Dental Committee for Lincolnshire and attends regular meetings.

Amelia has moved back to Newark and lives with her partner and two kittens; Victor and Ralph. Aside from looking after her kittens Amelia enjoys keeping fit spending time in the gym and walking.

 

 

Oral Surgery and Oral Medicine

Mrs Marta Bugowska-Clarke, Specialist in Oral Surgery, Lek Stom, Warsaw 2001, GDC101044

 

Marta qualified from Medical University of Warsaw in Poland in 2001. Following qualification she worked in Oral Surgery Department at a very busy multi-disciplinary Specialist Referral Centre in Warsaw. She became interested in Oral Surgery and undertook a number of postgraduate courses including: Implantology, Management of temporo-mandibular joint disorders and oro-facial trauma.

Marta has successfully completed a five-year specialist training programme and has been awarded a title of the Specialist in Oral Surgery( Poland, 2008). In 2010 she became a General Dental Council Registered Specialist in Oral Surgery.

Since July 2009, she has been working as a Specialty Doctor in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham providing surgical treatment under local and general anaesthesia. She joined The Maltings Dental Practice team in July 2010 providing Minor Oral Surgery sessions- surgical procedures under local anaesthetic.

Dedicated to quality of patients’ care, she spends many hours ensuring that she is up to date with the latest evidence base available.

Outside of work she enjoys a variety of sports and spending time with her young family.

 

Mr Anas Nashawi, DDS MSC ( Manc) Eng, MFDSRECEd, GDC104033

 

Anas qualified as a dentist from the University of Aleppo in Syria in 1999, he was successfully awarded a Masters degree in Oral Surgery in 2002 from the University of Manchester. Following that, he continued his training in Oral &Maxillofacial Surgery through working in various NHS hospitals across the UK, receiving a wide range of experience from working with several Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Consultants. In 2005 he successfully passed the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh exams and was elected as a member of the College in 2006 and was appointed as Specialty Dentist at North Lincolnshire NHS Trust. Anas joined Oasis Dental Care in 2007 as a part time General Dental Practitioner and following the creation of Lincolnshire Intermediate Minor Oral Surgery Service in 2008 he became involved in delivering this service from three locations in Lincolnshire; Central Lincoln, Skegness and Boston.

Anas Joined the team at the Maltings Dental Practice in 2009 to deliver a Minor Oral Surgery service from Grantham.

 

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Mr Abdurahman El-Awa BDS (Hons), MFDS RCS Edinburgh, MSurgDent RCS England. CCST Oral Surg (Sheffield), FDS OS RCS Edinburgh.  Consultant in Oral Surgery.  GDC 170060

 

Abs is a Consultant in Oral surgery; he has extensive experience in all aspects of Oral Surgery, Dental Implants, and Bone Grafting procedures. He qualified in 2003 from Cairo in Egypt and moved to the UK in 2006 aspiring higher training. Since then he trained at Glasgow Dental School and Southern General Hospital, Sheffield Dental School and Royal Derby hospitals gaining experience and training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

Abs has completed a specialist-training programme in Oral Surgery at Sheffield; one of Europe’s most reputable Oral Surgery centres. He is also a member of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons of Edinburgh and England. Abs also worked as a Consultant in Oral Surgery at Manchester University Hospitals and is currently a Consultant in Oral Surgery at Sheffield School of Clinical Dentistry.

 

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Specialist in Orthodontics

Miss Cheryl Tracey BDS Birm 1977, D Orth RCS Eng 1982, Msc Lond 1982, FDSRCS Eng 1983, M Orth RCS Eng 1989 Specialist in Orthodontics. GDC 51461

 

Cheryl is an honours graduate from the University of Birmingham and began her post-graduate training in oral surgery at the Stoke-on-Trent and North Staffordshire Hospitals before moving back to the Birmingham Dental Hospital as a lecturer in oral surgery to the dental undergraduates. She began her orthodontic training at the Royal Dental Hospital, Leicester Square and Kingston Hospital, Surrey where she was awarded the Walther Prize in Orthodontics, She continued her advanced specialist orthodontic training at The Royal London Hospital and later Guy's and St.Thomas' Hospital where she accredited as a consultant. Cheryl holds a Master of Science degree in orthodontics as well as gaining both her Membership in Orthodontics and Fellowship in Dental Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons, London.

The following sixteen years she was a partner in a German orthodontic practice and passed the German state examination in orthodontics from the University of Münster. In 2004 she returned to Rutland along with her family.

Cheryl is presently a Consultant in Orthodontics at the Glenfield Hospital, Leicester.  Cheryl also carries out sessions at the Maltings providing private orthodontics.

 

Hygienists

Mrs Kelly Chambers CEB Dip Dip H Birm Eng, 2002,GDC6097

 

Kelly first joined the team at the Maltings Dental Practice in 1998. She worked for two years as a dental nurse and gained her National dental nursing qualification in 2000.

Kelly then went on to study at Birmingham Dental Hospital and graduated in 2002 with a Diploma in Dental Hygiene. During her time at Birmingham Kelly was fortunate enough to be selected for a student exchange to Finland and spent 3 months there. Whilst in Finland Kelly worked in various dental hospitals and health centres. She found the work very hands on and patient based and this really helped Kelly develop her clinical skills as a student. When Kelly graduated from Birmingham she was awarded a prize for clinical excellence and voted best in practice by her tutors.

Kelly rejoined the Maltings team soon after her graduation in July 2002 and has been very happy working as a hygienist for many years now.

 

Mrs Koleh Rees, Dip in Dental Hygiene and Therapy Leeds Eng 2007, GDC126701

 

Koleh graduated from Leeds Dental Institute in 2007 as a Dental Hygienist/Therapist. Outside of her fulfilling professional life Koleh enjoys the beautiful countryside of South Lincolnshire, cycling and walking with her family. Other interests include; listening to Christian music, singing, playing her guitar, cooking and entertaining.

 

Miss Beth Doig Dip in Dental Hygiene and Therapy Leeds 2016 GDC 268251

 

Beth qualified from Leeds Dental Institute as a Dental Hygienist and Therapist in 2016. Beth is a country girl at heart and so returned back to Lincolnshire where she enjoys horse riding and walking her dogs.

Senior Nurse

Miss Hayley Drury, Clinical Lead/Senior Nurse, GDC113001

 

Hayley joined the Practice in June 2001 as a trainee dental nurse.  In May 2003 Hayley gained her National certificate in Dental Nursing.  Since qualifying Hayley has completed the Promotion of Oral Health certificate, Dental Radiography certificate, Dental Sedation with distinction and impression taking.  Hayley was promoted to Clinical Lead in January 2011 which involves organisation of staff, decontamination and clinical governance within the Practice.  Recently Hayley has gained her NVQ in Dental Management and has also been successful in passing her fluoride application.

 

Practice Manager

Mrs Louise Butler

 

Louise joined the Practice in 2000 as a young member of the reception team.  She received promotion to Senior Receptionist in 2004 where she quickly became established at her role gaining lots of experience in patient care.

Following the birth of her son in 2011, Louise was promoted to Practice Manager and is embracing the challenges this brings.

Outside of work Louise enjoys spending time with her family and friends and also the occasional shopping trip!

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