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Meet the Team

Jason-Buglass

GDC No. 61834

Mark-Lester

GDC No. 77686

Gillian-Cottam

GDC No. 52486

alison

GDC No. 69526

Jonathan-Willis

GDC No. 82593

Lisa-Robinson

GDC No. 114732

GDC No. 150463

Victoria Tooth

GDC No. 141195

simon

GDC No. 178015

Katie-Evans

GDC No. 289149

Charis-Kitson

GDC No. 275212

Karen-Sherriff

GDC No. 6239

Marwa-Giebaly

GDC No. 160174

Kuwer

GDC No. 150453

Jamshaid-Mansoor

GDC No. 228450

GDC No. 178929

Team Bios

Jason-Buglass

Jason Buglass

GDC Number61834
Qualifications BDS, Implants
ClinicsShrewsbury & Stafford

Jason is a director of Oracle Dental and as the most senior member of the team provides the clinical lead. He started providing implant treatment in 1993 and has restricted his practice to implants since 1999 and so is one of the most experienced implant dentists in the UK. He started teaching in 2000, has been instrumental in setting up implant organisations, lectured in the UK and internationally and has been published in journals as well as being on the editorial board of an international implant journal.

Jason deploys his experience in the most complex cases, using leading-edge techniques to maintain and regenerate tissue and achieve the best results, often in trying situations. He has been taking referrals from colleagues for over 20 years.

Mark-Lester

Mark Lester

GDC Number77686
Qualifications BDS (Bris), MFD RCS (Ed), MSc (Manc, MPros(Ed), Specialist in Prosthodontics
Restorative Dentistry
ClinicsOracle Shrewsbury

Mark is originally from Manchester, he graduated from Bristol University in 2000. He spent 2 years working at Plymouth Hospital as a Senior House Officer in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and a period at Cardiff Dental Hospital as a Senior House Officer in the Restorative Department. Following this, he undertook an MSc in Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics at Manchester University, followed by specialist training in Prosthodontics leading to an MRD. Mark has been actively involved in research both in resin bonded bridges and the effects of Carisolv gel on deciduous dentine. His study on the latter was published in 2000.

Gillian-Cottam

Gillian Cottam

GDC Number52486
Qualifications BDS FDSRCS D.Orth RCS, Invisalign®®
ClinicsOracle, Shrewsbury

Gillian is an orthodontist and a platinum status Invisalign® practitioner, having been an advocate of Invisalign® since its first introduction into the UK in 2004. She is an active member of the American Association of Orthodontics and membership secretary of the Orthodontic Specialist group, as well as a member of the Development and Standards Committee, of the British Orthodontic Society.

alison

Alison Warneken

GDC Number69526
Qualifications BDS, PGCert (endo), PGDip (endo)
ClinicsStafford

Alison graduated from Birmingham University in 1993. On graduating Alison Joined the Royal Navy and spent ten years in a variety of locations in the UK and abroad. Whilst working Alison gained proficient knowledge from many consultants but it was endodontics that inspired her and following several successful years taking internal referrals and developing her skills.

Alison continued to pursue her interest in endodontics working in referral endodontic jobs in a cosmetic practice in Stoke and a high-end implant, orthodontic and restorative practice in Nottingham. Alison is highly committed to a preventive approach to dentistry.

She spent 2011 and 2012 completing a Certificate and then a Diploma in Endodontics in Chester University with SimplyEndo and was delighted to be awarded a distinction. Alison completed her Masters in Endodontics with a merit in 2016 from Chester University. She has recently been extending her experience in endodontic treatment by attending an apical microsurgery course in London and is keenly pursuing this interest. Alison is a full member of the British Endodontic Society, and the British Dental Association, and actively participates in meetings and seminars.

Jonathan-Willis

Jonathan Willis

GDC Number82593
Qualifications BDS PGCME
ClinicOracle/Dentale Shrewsbury, Oracle Stafford

Jonathan graduated from Guy’s, King’s and St. Thomas’ and has over 14 years experience in general dentistry. Completing the Dentale Advanced Implant training course in 2012. Jonathan has been placing and restoring implants at his own practice for over 5 years. He also completed a Post Grad Certificate in Medical Education in 2015 and is studying for an MSc in Implantology from UCLan.

Lisa-Robinson

Lisa Robinson

GDC Number114732
Qualifications NEBDN and Radiography
ClinicOracle Shrewsbury

Lisa has over 20 years’ experience as a Dental Nurse and has worked for Oracle for the last ten years. She obtained her postgraduate certificate in Radiography in 2009. Lisa has a genuine passion for dentistry, specialising in nervous and apprehensive patients. She always takes time to listen to patients concerns and requirements and does her upmost to make their visits to the clinic as memorable and comfortable as possible. Her continual smile and encouraging words are always reassuring. Lisa is also our Referral Coordinator, making regular visits to Dental Practices and maintaining a close relationship with our referring dentists.

Felicity Beddoes

GDC Number150463
Qualifications NEBDN, PTLLS
Clinic

Fliss first joined the company as a trainee Dental Nurse in 1999. She qualified and gained the National Certificate in Dental Nursing in 2001 then gained her post-graduate radiography qualification in 2002. During her time as a Dental Nurse she has mainly worked as an Implant Nurse and assisted in training many dentists and nurses on the training courses which started in 2000.

After a 4-year career break Fliss re-joined the company in 2017.
Fliss enjoys her chosen career and constantly furthering her knowledge in the field of dentistry. Fliss has a City & Guilds Customer Service qualification, Impression qualified and holds a Level 3 PTLLS qualification which enables her to help deliver training within her field of knowledge, plus has gained a venepuncture qualification which enables her to assist with PRF procedures. She also has experience with orthodontics and sedation.

Outside of work Fliss enjoys spending time with her sons Mateen & Niaz, her partner Steve and their animals. In her spare time she enjoys keeping fit.

Victoria Tooth

Victoria Capper

GDC Number231134
Qualifications Practice Manager and Referral Coordinator/Dental Nurse
ClinicOracle Stafford

Vickie has been a Dental Nurse for 9 years. Upon qualifying she has gone on to gain a position as a Head Dental Nurse and her Dental Radiography Qualification. She has worked in both NHS and Private Practices. After practicing as a Dental Nurse for over 9 years she became very keen to become a Practice Manager.

In her spare time, she enjoys baking cakes and taking long walks with her partner James and their dalmatian Coco.

simon

Simon Barnwell

GDC Number178015
Qualifications BDS, MSc Endodontology
ClinicOracle Shrewsbury

Simon graduated from Newcastle University and has worked in practices in Cheshire, Northern Ireland and Altrincham, and has been taking referrals for endodontic (root canal) treatment since 2011.

His clinical practice is focused solely on referrals for endodontic treatment and therefore he is happy to accept referrals for complex endodontic cases including re-treatments and cases involving fractured instruments or posts.

In 2015 he gained an MSc distinction grade in Endodontology programme with the University of Chester and simplyendo. In addition to performing root canal treatment, Simon provides post-graduate endodontic education to dentists through his role as a post-graduate tutor and research supervisor on the University of Chester MSc in Endodontology programme.

Simon is committed to patient care and helping each patient make an informed decision about treatment. He is dedicated to taking a preventative approach in dentistry and takes his time with each patient to help retain teeth and maintain excellent dental health.

Tara McDonald

GDC Number
Qualifications
ClinicOracle Stafford

Tara has three years dental experience and joined Oracle Stafford in October 2019.

Tara is very enthusiastic to gain more knowledge as she progresses with us at Oracle Stafford.

In her spare time, Tara enjoys spending time with her daughter Dilara.

Katie-Evans

Katie Evans

GDC Number289149
Qualifications Qualified Dental Nurse
Clinic

Katie has been qualified in 2020 and joined our team back in September 2020. Katie has both NHS and private experience. She has a post qualification in implant nursing and is wishing to complete more post qualifications in radiography, impression taking and treatment coordinating. In her free time Katie enjoys taking her dog Arthur on walks and spending time with family and friends in social settings

Charis-Kitson

Charis Kitson

GDC Number275212
Qualifications Qualified Dental Nurse
Clinic

Charis has been qualified since 2017 and has joined oracle Stafford as clinical lead. She has a keen interest in progressing in her career and gaining more skills and knowledge and since qualifying, has gained post qualifications in Oral health education, radiography and impression taking and is looking to further expand her knowledge and skill set. In her spare time Charis likes to go to the gym and keep fit as well as spending time with family and friends in social settings.

Gabriel Simon

GDC Number
Qualifications
ClinicOracle Shrewsbury

Gabriel graduated in 2009. He is an enthusiastic and dedicated surgeon, during his Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree he was awarded with a scholarship for his research work. He undertook an MSc in Restorative Dentistry at Leeds University, where he also worked many years as a Clinical Teaching Fellow in Restorative Dentistry helping to train the next generation of dentists. He has experience delivering lectures internationally and has published in journals. He worked in West Yorkshire hospitals as a Senior House Officer in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and has achieved the Diploma in Dental Implantology (Cambridge). He loves implant dentistry, but also gardening, photography and travelling.

Karen-Sherriff

Karen Sherriff

GDC Number6239
Qualifications Dip HE Dental Hygiene
Dundee University 2003
ClinicOracle Stafford

After qualifying from Dundee, Karen served as a Dental Hygienist within the Royal Air Force. Karen is very passionate about helping and motivating patients to achieve and maintain the best Oral Health as possible.

Marwa-Giebaly

Dr Marwa Giebaly

GDC Number160174
Qualifications
ClinicOracle Stafford

As a clinical dentist with over 12 years of experience, Marwa has focused her interests on restoring the integrity of patient’s smiles and improving the health of their teeth and gums. She has gained valuable experience of working in hospital, national health and private practice settings, and has had the opportunity to contribute to the assessment, monitoring, evaluation and treatments of the communities she has worked in.

She has a special interest in Implant dentistry driven by the fact that this is a growing field of study. Her career objective is to acquire the theoretical and practical skills that will be invaluable for working in an ever rapidly changing world. She is committed and passionate about ensuring that you and your family receive the highest possible standard of dental care.

Kuwer

Dr Kuwerjit Chani BDS

GDC Number150453
Qualifications Bham) 2008, MJDF (RCS) Eng 2010, PG Cert Implant Dentistry 2013, PG Diploma Clin Imp Dent (Ncl) 2017
Dental Surgeon, Qualified: Birmingham UK, 2008
ClinicOracle Stafford

My name is Kuwer and my ethos in dentistry and caring for my patients is:

“Let no one ever come to you with out leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of kindness. Kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile.”

Having grown up in Nottingham I was lucky enough to attend Birmingham University, graduating in 2008. I have been awarded a Diploma by the Royal College of Surgeons of England and have spent recent years with an interest in Implant dentistry, going on to achieve a certificate in implantology. I am now also honoured to be teaching implantlogy.

In my down time I enjoy partaking in the sport of clay shooting, beard grooming (my own that is) and volunteering for the ‘Guru Nanak Mission Nottm’ where we prepare and distribute food to the less fortunate within Nottingham City Centre. Volunteers are always welcome so check out the Facebook page. For me personally it has been an exceptionally humbling and compassionate experience

Jamshaid-Mansoor

Dr Jamshaid Mansoor

GDC Number228450
Qualifications BDS, MFDS RCS (Ed), MJDF RCS (Eng), PG Cert (Implant Dentistry)
ClinicOracle Stafford

Jam qualified from Manchester Dental School in 2012, graduating with the highly reputable John Lowry Oral Surgery Award and having completed a dental elective in California, USA. Jam has undertaken further qualifications with both English and Scottish Royal College of Surgeons, as well as completed postgraduate certification in Implant Dentistry. Accompanied with further training across multiple hospitals in the North West and having attended many advanced and courses and further training, Jam has developed additional skills in oral surgery, endodontics, short-term orthodontics, composite-resin bonding, restorative dentistry and crown lengthening.

Jam is currently furthering his education and skills by currently studying to complete his MSc in Advanced Aesthetic and Restorative Dentistry (AARD) and postgraduate certificate (PG Cert) in Higher Education

Jam has published several internationally recognised articles- including his clinical guide series in the British Dental Journal (BDJ)- and also teaches and lectures at Manchester Dental School. Jam has also presented as a speaker at both the Association of Dental Implantology (ADI) and British Dental Association (BDA) conferences, and works closely with both organisations, helping other dental professionals. This academic background demonstrates the emphasis Jam likes to place on evidence-based care and always looking to be at the forefront of developing advanced care for patients in dentistry.

With this additional knowledge, skill and ability, Jam has made it a priority to phonograph his clinical dentistry, with the support of his patients. Accompanied with meticulous planning and a friendly, reassuring, care-focused approach, Jam puts his patients at ease and encourages involvement in their care, whilst using these methods to continuously develop and improve his own very high standards.

Outside dentistry, Jam enjoys sporting activities; which include football, cricket, Formula 1 and fitness and recreation. Jam also has a passion for cars, food, animals and movies.

Dr Odessa Santos

GDC Number178929
Qualifications
Clinic

Dr Odessa Santos completed her 6-year Dentistry programme at the University of Lisbon, followed by a master’s at same University with the thesis:  Oral Care for Pneumonia Prevention in Ventilated Patients. In 2013 she obtained a PG certificate in Medical Education at Keele University and on that same year she started mentoring dentists after being approved as an Educational Supervisor with Health Education England. Odessa is attending the prestigious Eastman Dental Institute – UCL in London studying to achieve a MSc in Periodontology. She is focused on promoting high standards of Dental Care and developing further her skills in Periodontology. She is a member of the British Society of Periodontology.

Odessa is known for putting patients at ease and motivating them to improve their oral health. She believes in integrated treatment planning to achieve the best results possible with a primary focus on periodontal treatment.

She enjoys spending time with family, cooking, travelling, walking her dog and attending Pilates lessons.