Who Are We ?


DR CHRIS STEAD - Dentist Chris qualified at Leeds University in 1984 and joined the practice 31 years ago in 1987.  He carries out most aspects of general dentistry and particularly enjoys implant work.  Chris is keen on sport and when not at work he likes to be playing golf or cooking.

DR THUSHANTHI  RAJAH- Dentist Thushanthi joined the practice over 10 years ago.  She is an experienced dentist with an MSc in Periodontolgy.  Thushanthi has hospital experience in Oral surgery and is trained in the provision of Facial Aesthetics.  In her free time she enjoys walking her dog, skiing, ice-skating, tennis, going to the gym and has a passion for cooking.

JACQUIE SANSOM - Hygienist Jacquie works at the practice part time and is very popular with the patients. She is a very skilled Hygienist with over 30 years experience.  Jacquie  is keen on sport and enjoys choral singing.

JULIA WRIGHT- Hygienist Julia started her career as a dental nurse working in a private practice and within the Community Dental Service.  She then decided to train as hygienist and qualified in 1999 from Cardiff.  Julia has worked in various practices across the Nottingham area and has been with us since July 2008.  Out of work Julia likes to bake, garden and take her dog for walks.

CHARLOTTE LANGE – Hygienist Charlotte joined the practice in 2017 and works alternate Thursdays. She qualified as a dental nurse in 2008 and went onto qualify as a Dental Hygienist and Therapist in 2011.

EMILY KEELING - Head Dental Nurse Emily joined the practice in 2010 and is a very experienced, fully qualified and registered Dental Nurse.  Away from work Emily goes to the gym, likes walking and spending time with her family and friends.

LEAH KITCHING- Dental Nurse Leah joined the practice in November 2017 and is a fully trained, qualified and registered Dental Nurse qualifying in 2008. Whilst away from the practice Leah enjoys spending time with her young son.

ZACKIE MKUKUPA – Dental Nurse Zackie joined us in February and is an experienced, qualified Dental Nurse and mainly works with the hygienists. In her spare time Zackie likes to sing in a local Gospel Choir.


NANCY STEAD-  Practice Manager Nancy joined the practice on a part time basis in 2006, after working as an optician’s receptionist.  Originally trained as an Occupational Therapist, she also has qualifications in Beauty Therapy. Nancy is married to Chris Stead, they have four grown up children and a two year old grand-daughter, who she looks after 2 days a week.   In her spare time Nancy enjoys going to the gym, helping to run the worship group at her local church and shopping!

JESSICA BONNAR- Receptionist Jessica is our newly appointed Receptionist having joined the practice in January 2018. She is a fully qualified, registered Dental Nurse with 10 years experience in Dental Nursing & Dental Reception. Whilst not at work she loves spending time with her two dogs.

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