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Meet the Team

GDC No. 61834

GDC No. 70499

GDC No. 248639

GDC No. 169749

GDC No. 268263

GDC No. 77686

GDC No. 178015

GDC No. 52486

GDC No. 69526

GDC No. 73044

GDC No. 5649

GDC No. 4507

GDC No. 51578

Team Bios

Jason Buglass

GDC Number61834
Qualifications BDS, Implants
ClinicsOracle, Shrewsbury

Jason has been providing implant dentistry since 1993 and has placed over 3,000 implants. In addition to working at Oracle’s practice in Shrewsbury, Jason regularly lectures to dental practitioners throughout the UK and abroad and as clinical director of Dentale, an innovative training organisation, has run dedicated implant dentistry courses for the past ten years.

Dr Evandro Mattos

GDC Number248639
Qualifications DDS (Brazil 1999), LMD MSc (Portugal 2013)
ClinicOracle Shrewsbury

Dr Evandro Mattos is a highly-skilled and an experienced dentist, with over 10 years of clinical experience in all aspects of orthodontics, minor oral surgery, and implant dentistry. Dr Mattos is a graduate of Pontificia Universidade Catolica de Minas Gerais (Brazil), where he attained qualification as a Dental Surgeon with a residency in implant dentistry. He also holds a Master of Science degree in Dental Medicine from Instituto Superior de Ciencias da Saude – Norte (Portugal).

He spent five years in Boston, Massachusetts, where he worked in the orthodontic field as well as in surgical posts in the fields of oral surgery and restorative dentistry at Burbank Hospital. In that time, he performed over 8,000 surgical procedures. Dr Mattos attained his fellowship and mastership from the American Dental Implant Association in 2010, further cementing his solid credentials and background.

Dr Mattos focuses on offering the most professional dental care he can provide. He also emphasizes the human side of dentistry, as he is very conscientious of patients and their unique dental needs. Dr Mattos has taken continuing education courses and updated his expertise with best dental care practices throughout his career. He is committed to offering patients caring, precise dental treatments and making them feel comfortable throughout their treatment duration.

Dr Arshad Mahmood

GDC Number169749
Qualifications Implant Dentist
ClinicOracle Stafford

Arshad qualified in 2002. After his qualification, he has gained huge experience by training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in various hospitals in the West Midlands and South East. He completed his MFDS from Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2006.

He has gained MSc from the prestigious Kings College London, and has also completed Advanced training in Dental Implantology.

Arshad has a specialist interest in Dental Implantology, complete Smile makeovers and Oral Surgery. He is fully competent in all aspects of Implant surgery from simple cases to more complex cases and bone grafting. He has placed and restored hundreds of implant cases and achieved a success rate of 99% to date. Arshad takes pride in his approach to providing surgical dentistry to nervous patients. Outside of dentistry, he enjoys football, reading and spending time with his family.

Marta Morera Cuenca

GDC Number268263
Qualifications DDS, MSc in Periodontology & Implants Dentistry
ClinicOracle Shrewsbury

Marta graduated as a dentist in 2011 at University CEU Cardenal Herrera in Spain. Within her first two years practising dentistry, Marta found her passion in periodontics. Between 2012 and 2013, Marta completed her Masters of Dental Science at University of Valencia.

Marta’s main focus is on achieving the best clinical results for patients and using the latest technology and modern approach towards the management of gum disease. Marta enjoyed being involved in presenting clinical and science posters as well as communications. Between 2013 and 2016, she completed a Postgraduate Programme in Periodontics and Dental Implants.

Marta stays up to date and continues to improve her clinical knowledge to develop her skills further through various advanced periodontal training courses. She is an active member of the Spanish Periodontics Society (SEPA), and a Member of The Study Club of Valencia (VLC).

In her spare time, Marta loves going to the gym and takes part in outdoor sports

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.

Simon Barnwell

GDC Number178015
Qualifications BDS, MSc Endodontology

Simon has been taking referrals for endodontic (root canal) treatment since 2011 and is happy to accept referrals for complex endodontic cases, including re-treatments and cases involving fractured instruments.

In 2015 he gained a distinction grade on the MSc in Endodontology programme with the University of Chester. In addition to performing root canal treatment, Simon provides post-graduate endodontic education to dentists through his role as a tutor 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 to dentistry and takes his time with each patient to help retain teeth and maintain excellent dental health.

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 Warneken

GDC Number69526
Qualifications BDS, PGCert (endo), PGDip (endo)
ClinicsOracle, Stafford

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 left the Navy and moved to Burton upon Trent in 2005.

Alison worked as a part-time general dentist for JCB in Rocester but 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.  To further increase Alison’s endodontic treatment, she moved away from JCB in 2013 to a private practice in Lichfield to set up a referral service and maintaining a small Denplan list of patients. She also continues to take internal and external referrals in Nottingham.

Alison is highly committed to a preventive approach to dentistry, working in conjunction with the teams in all her places of work to help her patients retain their teeth and attain excellent dental health.

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 is now working towards her Masters of Endodontics, which is due to be completed at the end of 2016.

Alison is a full member of the British Endodontic Society and the British Dental Association, actively participating in meetings and seminars.

Estelle Edgington

GDC Number73044
Qualifications BDS (Hons. Clinical Dist.) (Birmingham) 1997
Work daysMon – Wed

Estelle qualified from the University of Birmingham School of Dentistry in 1997 with honours and clinical distinction, gaining several prizes for both her academic and clinical studies. Estelle joined Argo in 1998, based at our Telford Practice. Estelle is committed personally to her own continuing professional development to ensure she can offer her patients the latest in treatment options. She has undergone advanced implant courses and earlier this year attended the Schottlander “Personalised Dentures – The True Cosmetic Option” course. She will continue to take this postgraduate development further to pursue her passion for Restorative Dentistry. Estelle uses the latest technology with nervous patients and is experienced at helping patients feel at ease. She will soon be offering Six Month Smile Orthodontic treatment.

Outside of Dentistry, Estelle is married with 2 children and enjoys running and cycling.

Karen Tamplin

GDC Number5649
Qualifications CEB Dip Dent Hygiene 2000, Qual- National Certificate NEBDN 2010.
Work DaysWednesday

Karen is a registered dental hygienist and nurse with over 15 years’ experience. She has been working at Argo Shrewsbury for 3 years. Karen is focused on the patient experience and has a special interest in implant care.

In her spare time Karen enjoys long walks with her dogs and competing in dog agility.

Julie Wakefield

GDC Number4507
Qualifications CEB dip Dental Hygiene Liverpool 1993

Julie qualified as a dental hygienist in 1993 with a CEB diploma in Dental Hygiene from Liverpool and a was runner-up in hygienist of the year in 1993. She has experience in many aspects of dentistry and is enthusiastic and conscientious in her work. She has kept up to date by attending post-grad courses, adding to her CV.

She is married & has a dog. In her spare time she likes to travel, walk the dog, visit the theatre, read & socialise.

Phil Forman

GDC Number51578
Qualifications BDS, DPDS, MSc (Clinical Periodontology)
ClinicOracle Stafford

Phil qualified at the Royal Dental Hospital in London and went on to be the House Officer to Bernie Keiser one of the most well-known periodontists during the 1980’s and 90’s. After 12 months Phil moved back to his roots in South Manchester and began to develop his own practice whilst working part-time for periodontal consultant Peter Hull at the Manchester Dental Hospital.

In 2000 Phil completed a diploma in post-graduate dental studies based at Bristol Dental School with postgraduate certificates in crown and bridge, periodontology and practice management. And has recently completed the Master of Science in clinical periodontology at the University of Central Lancashire medical and dental school.