Everyone in the Belvedere Dental Practice undergoes regular training to make sure our skills and services stay up to date with the latest treatments and best practice. Rest assured that your dental care will be in the best hands possible.
Mr Anthony Davies
Practice Owner & Principal Dentist BDS (GDC 229215 )
Mr Davies qualified from Cardiff in 2012 and has been here with us since 2014. He hails from Bristol and also worked in North Wales, Greater Manchester and Leeds clocking up a fair few miles over the years.
In 2014 Ant obtained his Membership to the Faculty of Dental Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh and now examines for the Royal College of Surgeons, England for their membership examinations
Alongside his day to day general dentistry Mr Davies provides cosmetic tooth alignment, facial aesthetics treatments including wrinkle relaxing Injections and Dermal Fillers, for which he has been a finalist at the Aesthetic Dentistry awards 2019. He also provides a variety of more complex treatments for the benefit of his patients, from dentures to complex wear cases with a passion for continually improving his skill set and further learning.
In November 2018 Ant was awarded Best Young Dentist, North West at the FMC Dentistry Awards in recognition of his achievements to date, but he maintains this was merely a stepping stone to greater things and he showed his intent when he took over ownership of the practices in May 2019.
In his spare time, you’ll find Ant out and about in the lakes and fells, walking, running, riding or swimming. He has recently settled in Dean with his wife Laura and their dog Kibo which has so far proved an ideal base for making most of the outdoors.
Lisa started working at Belvedere Dental practice in 2008 as a trainee dental nurse gaining her Level 3 in Dental nursing with Training 2000. Before a change of career to dental nurse Lisa was a qualified teaching assistant and childcare assistant. Lisa has since progressed to practice manager after gaining many years of nursing experience and has since attained her ILM in Leadership and Practice Management. Lisa was selected as the winner for the category Best Team Member North in the FMC Dentistry Awards for 2 years running now. In her spare time Lisa enjoys spending time with her friends and family, dancing and walking her two chocolate Labradors.
Mr Andrew Lister
Dentist BDS ( GDC 68910 )
Andrew Lister qualified from Newcastle in 1993. We are lucky to have had Andrew in the practice for 26 years and he is our most experienced Associate. In his spare time Andrew likes motorcycling.
Mr Rafal Ruszkowski
Dentist (GDC 105897 )
Rafal Ruszkowski qualified from Lek Dent Poznan in Poland in 2001. Since qualifying Raf has worked in Scotland and Cumbria for 9 years. In his spare time, Raf enjoys playing tennis and travelling back home to Poland to spend time with his family.
Mr Gautham Pai
Dentist BDS MSc Oral Surgery (GDC 169660)
Gautham Pai attained his Masters Degree in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Manchester during 2005-06, gaining distinctions in his clinical and statistics components. Over this time he was able to gain further experience of minor oral surgery, including implant placement. He attended all the clinics of the consultants in both Manchester Royal Infirmary and the Dental Hospital. Gautham then worked as an SHO in different hospitals throughout England gaining experience in various Oral surgical procedures. In 2016, he did a certificate course in basic and advanced dental implants, which gave him experience using current techniques and materials in dental implantology. He joined our team in April 2017. In his spare time Gautham enjoys spending time in the Lakes with his family, playing tennis or travelling back home to India.
Mrs Anna Hamilton
Dentist (GDC 103416)
Anna qualified from Sheffield in 2006 and completed her Vocational Training in West Cumbria. Anna moved back to Sheffield to do a year’s SHO hospital job and then worked with the Community Dental Team providing dental care to those with physical, emotional and medical needs. In 2010 Anna moved back to Cumbria and is now married with a toddler, who keeps her busy when she’s not at work. Anna really enjoys working alongside the Nook Street Team since she joined us last year, providing the best treatment she can in our relaxed and friendly practice.
Mr Dimitrios Tsagkaris
Dentist (GDC 256556)
Dimi qualified in Greece in 2014. He is currently doing his MClinDent in cosmetic and restorative dentistry. When Dimi is not working as a Dentist, he is a book worm, and enjoys reading about theoretical and astro physics, in particular.
Mr Martyn Dyson
Dentist (GDC 264552)
Since graduating from Peninsula in 2016, Martyn completed his Vocational Training in Devon before working as an Associate in Manchester before working with us in Cumbria. His professional interests are primarily in Education and treating anxious patients with conscious sedation, which is carried out at Nook Street Dental Practice. Outside work, Martyn loves to fish and has just begun exploring the lovely Lake District, fell walking with his wife Alison.
Ms Elzbieta Kiprowska
Dentist (GDC 103765)
Elzbieta, or Elizabeth as we call her, qualified in Poland in 1979. She has worked at Nook Street Dental Practice for 14 years.
Miss Hannah Storey
Dental Therapist (GDC 255687)
Hannah graduated with a First Class Honours Degree in Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy in 2018 from Teesside University. She thoroughly enjoys working within the team and likes to ensure patients leave the surgery having a pleasant experience. Furthermore, she enjoys increasing her knowledge in dentistry and has also qualified with SkinViva to practice dermal fillers and anti wrinkle injections. In Hannah’s spare time she enjoyed spending time with family and keeping fit at the gym.
Mr Lewis Tyson
Dental Therapist (GDC 256678)
Lewis graduated with a First Class Honours Degree in Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy in 2018 from Teeside University. Lewis Won the award for Clinical Excellence during his training and is now the North West representative for the British Association of Dental Therapists. Lewis also does tooth whitening and implant maintenance.
Staff at Belvedere Dental Practice & Nook Street Dental Practice
Lisa McKenzie – Practice Manager/Dental Nurse GDC 217652
Alison Gilgun – Business Manager
Catherine Todhunter – Lead Dental Nurse at Belvedere GDC 119962
Julie McCarthy – Dental Nurse GDC 122315
Aimee Rance – Treatment Co- Ordinator & Dental Nurse GDC 267952
Emma Dixon – Dental Nurse GDC 281703
Samantha Nutter – Dental Nurse GDC 259407
Abigail Bowman – Dental Nurse GDC 232860
Sharone Ellwood Lead Dental Nurse at Nook GDC 118668
Theresa Dawson – Dental Nurse GDC 222239
Emma Green – Dental Nurse GDC 127697
Kayleigh Benson – Dental Nurse GDC 186190
Mykola Joyce – Dental Nurse GDC 165199
Kym Moore – Dental Nurse GDC 214434
Amy Holden – Dental Nurse GDC 209293
Donna Woodhall – Trainee Dental Nurse
Sophie McWalter – Trainee Dental Nurse
Rosanna Dixon – Trainee Dental Nurse
Daisy Launder – Trainee Dental Nurse
Victoria Vaughan – Lead Receptionist at Belvedere
Dawn McKeating – Lead Receptionist at Nook
Katherine Williams – Receptionist
Chris Williams – Receptionist
Stacy Routledge – Receptionist
Updated September 2019