Meet The Team

 

Dr Jonathan Swinscoe

Dentist: BDS (Birmingham 2002)

GDC No: 80860

Jonathan graduated from Birmingham dental school in 2002 and was delighted to open-up his own NHS dental practice in 2009.Since then he has enjoyed helping patients achieve greater smiles by delivering full mouth reconstruction and cosmetic dentistry, in providing high quality crowns, veneers and dental implants. He is also fully qualified and trained in IV conscious Sedation and enjoys putting his patients at ease during their treatments. As the practice Principle, Jonathan works closely with his dedicated team helping to deliver quality dental care in an evolving practice. In his spare time, his wife and daughter keep him on his toes!

 

Dr Amy Chandler

Dentist: BDS (Birmingham 2001)

GDC No: 79967

Amy qualified from Birmingham dental school in 2009. She prides herself on her commitment to her patients, many of whom are nervous or anxious. Amy really enjoys helping nervous patients achieve full oral health and dedicates her time and efforts in getting to know her patients well. She finds understanding their concerns or dental problems in a personable and friendly way the key to success in maintaining their oral health requirements. Outside of work, Amy has a keen interest in the natural world and loves gardening and keeping her daughter occupied with arts and crafts.

 

Miss Claire Bloomer

Practice Manager

GDC no: 158327

Claire first qualified as a dental nurse in 1992 and gained a wealth of experience in both the clinical and administerial world of NHS and Private Dentistry. On becoming Oak Tree’s Practice Manager in 2009, Claire’s aim is to maintain transparency for the service we provide whilst delivering clear messages to patients in a safe environment. Her passion focuses on ensuring all patients feel all members of the dental team have understood and delivered the best possible service, in a caring and professional manner, in a well maintained and comfortable setting. In her spare time, Claire enjoys long walks in the countryside with her dog and holidaying with her family. 

 

Dr Sarah Lynch

Dentist: BDS (Newcastle Upon Tyne 2008)

GDC No: 150203

Sarah qualified from Newcastle dental school in 2008. Years of experience have led her to become confident and passionate in General dentistry, achieving high quality results with her attention to detail.Sarah joined the practice in 2012 and quickly gained the trust and appreciation of her patient base.  She is passionate in taking a holistic approach to achieving and maintaining good oral health and providing high quality dentistry for the whole community. Outside of work, her two lively children keep her plenty busy and fit!

 

Dr Tanya Bains

Dentist: BDS (Liverpool 2014)

GDC No: 250745

Tanya qualified from Liverpool University in 2014 and in the years that have followed, she has gained great experience in general dentistry. As she has a fondness for travelling, she has practiced far and wide but decided to settle in the West Midlands and join our team in 2016 (Lucky for us!) She enjoys all aspects of dentistry but loves to see patients progress on their journey to better oral health. She believes in empowering her patients towards reaching their oral health goals and she strives to do this by working alongside them closely to educate and motivate. She has a passion for learning new skills and acquiring knowledge and as such is always enrolled on postgraduate courses to keep her learning needs occupied. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, reading and long country walks with her dog.

 

Dr Sabreen Kauser

Dentist: BDS (Birmingham 2012 )

GDC No: 228327

Sabreen qualified in 2012 and went onto to complete her training year in Telford. She has worked in the General dental practice setting ever since developing her practical skills. Sabreen joined our team in 2017 and is a kind and caring practitioner with a friendly and gentle approach. Sabreen prides herself on delivering high standards of care but in a relaxed manner and has a keen interest in treating nervous and phobic patients. She also has a passion for treating patients who suffer with periodontal disease and works closely with our Hygiene Therapist to tailor treatment plans for them. She has recently become an ‘Invisalign’ Orthodontic GO Provider and hopes to continue to use these skills to help transform her patient’s smile’s- after all a smile is at the heart of a face. Sabreen is a mum of three and thoroughly enjoys her time at home as a family. She also enjoys healthy cooking, and spending time with her friends.

 

Mrs Emma Laise

Dental Hygiene Therapist BSc (Birmingham 2009)

GDC no: 177197

Emma qualified from Birmingham in 2009 and in the years that have passed has become an experienced and talented Hygiene Therapist. She strongly believes in prevention and tailoring oral health advice to the individual, and has a passion for learning and updating her skill-set regularly by attending educational courses. She is a long-standing and highly dedicated member of our team and her time and effort spent with her patients receive truly wonderful results. Outside of work her two children and husband keep her busy, and they enjoy having family trips and holidays where they can.

 

Faye Pike
Lead Dental Nurse- RDN (Sedation, Dental Implants, Radiography) & Receptionist
GDC No: 118464

Faye has been a member of our team since Oak Tree opened in 2009 but has been nursing for 16 years. She is our lead nurse and has a wealth of knowledge, training and qualifications in all aspects of general dentistry and more specialised fields such a Dental Implants, Sedation and Radiography. Faye enjoys a lead role at the practice because she is so knowledgeable and focused on any task you give her and is a shining example to the team of nurses who support each other. She is also has an active lead role in maintaining our safe quality water supply and has been vital in introducing ‘Alpron’ to our dental water lines. She is passionate about supporting patients through sedation treatments and works closely with the principle dentist Jon in this role and when assisting with dental implant surgery. Faye is extremely busy outside of work also, with three kids and a husband to look after! When she gets some time to herself, she really enjoys meeting up with friends and going to the cinema, baking amazing cakes for the family, and sitting in the sunshine with a nice glass of fizz!

 

Hannah Tunnicliffe

Head Receptionist 

Hannah is a longstanding and dedicated team member and has been at Oak Tree since it opened in 2009. She really enjoys her role in getting to know patients and welcoming them into the practice. Hannah understands that coming to the dentist is not an easy thing for everyone and believes a smiling face at Reception goes a long way! She is incredibly warm and friendly and has years of experience and a wealth of knowledge to go with it! In her spare time, Hannah enjoys cooking with her husband, yoga, going on long walks and her two adorable cats.

 

Joanne Jordan

Qualified Dental Nurse & Receptionist (Dental Implant nurse) (RDN)

GDC No: 247718

Joanne began her career as a trainee nurse in 2011 spending her time training on Reception for a year before gaining her Nursing qualification in 2013. She has been a dedicated member of the team for nine years and has developed her skill-set and knowledge in general dentistry and completed extended duties training in Implant Dentistry.  She is extremely passionate about her role in implant dentistry and loves to develop her communications skills within a treatment coordinator role.  She also has a key role with maintaining our quality water system and the making of Bite Guards, Bleaching trays and Orthodontic retainers. She enjoys these extra responsibilities within the practice. Joanne is keen to undertake further extended duty qualifications and is a friendly, caring nurse who loves providing the best possible care for her patients. Outside of work, Joanne enjoys arts and crafts, playing with her two adorable cats and gardening.

 

Hannah Hallam

Qualified Dental Nurse & Receptionist (Sedation, Implants & Facial Aesthetics) (RDN)

GDC No: 239869

Hannah has been a dental nurse for ten years and has a wealth of experience and knowledge, spending six of her years as part of our team at Oak Tree. She has been eager to learn new skills and has gained a number of additional qualifications, in particular in Dental Implants, Conscious Sedation and Radiography. She especially enjoys working closely with patients who are undergoing Dental Implant cases at the practice and spends a fair amount of her time working alongside Jonathan, our Principle dentist. She regularly updates her professional development and is always looking at the next educational course that she can complete. Outside of work, Hannah enjoys being outdoors with her husband, children and dogs, reading, and catching up on her  soaps with her favourite tipple.

 

Amy Speke

Qualified Dental Nurse & Receptionist (RDN)

GDC No: 256055

Amy qualified in 2015 and joined our team in 2016. She quickly became one of our dedicated, hard-working nurses that both the team and patients alike can rely on. She enjoys assisting in all aspects of general dentistry and likes to up-skill wherever possible through continued professional development. She is a friendly and caring nurse and likes to welcome patients into the practice with a smile, and goes the extra mile to ensure nervous patients are comfortable and at ease in surgery. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her friends and family and travelling.

 

Charlotte Wiggan

Qualified Dental Nurse & Receptionist (RDN)

GDC No: 254597

Charlotte gained her nursing qualification in 2014 and has experience in working in NHS and Private practice. Charlotte has been a member of our team for 4 years now and has training and experience in working in Orthodontics and Implant Dentistry, and has also gained extra qualifications in Impression taking. She enjoys working in all aspects of dentistry and helping patients wherever she can. Her friendly and caring nature has allowed her to build good rapports with our patients, and Charlotte is known to go the extra mile to make someone feel comfortable and at ease. Outside of work, she enjoys going to the gym and long countryside walks with her friends.

 

Alix Jones

Qualified Dental Nurse & Receptionist (RDN)

GDC No: 273385

Alix gained her dental nurses qualification in 2017 and then decided to undertake a foundation year at Teesside University in Health science gaining a vital insight into the human anatomy and much more. She has been a member of our team for a year now and though she is still relatively new to the practice, she has become a dedicated and hard working member and communicates well with patients, drawing on her knowledge of dentistry and health alike. She very much enjoys the practical aspects of dental nursing and is passionate about providing the best care for her patients. In her spare time, she enjoys healthy home cooking and watching movies.

 

Emma Lee

Qualified Dental Nurse & Receptionist (RDN)

GDC No: 164350

Emma joined our team in Jan 2020 but has been a dental nurse for 14 years and has a wealth of experience and training behind her. She has qualifications in Impressions & Shade taking, and has trained in Dental Implant Assisting, Facial Aesthetics, Leadership & Management and has enjoyed a treatment coordinator role in previous practices. Although she is still relatively new to the practice, she has proved herself to be a hardworking, reliable and friendly addition and both her patients and colleagues alike love her. Emma enjoys working in both the surgery and Reception setting and see’s both roles as a way to help and encourage our patients. Outside of work, she enjoys long walks with her dog, and holidays in her favourite spot Cornwall with her family and partner.

 

Charlotte Collins

Qualified Dental Nurse & Receptionist (RDN)

GDC No: 285164

Charlotte joined our team in 2020 having completed her dental nursing qualification in July 2019. She has also gained further qualifications in 'ILM Leadership & Management', Advanced impression taking, and the 'Straumann' Implant Nursing for dental Nurses course. Although she has only been with us a short time, Charlotte has quickly become a very reliable and dedicated nurse and one in which the patients love. Charlotte is extremely eager to continue to develop her knowledge and practical skills in her nursing role. She enjoys assisting in all aspects of general dentistry and has a friendly and calming nature which allows patients to feel at ease. She is always willing to go the extra mile for her patients and colleagues alike and is a great fit to an already established team of nurses. In her spare time, Charlotte enjoys travelling to new places and spending time with her friends and family.