MEET THE TEAM
Dr Andrew Smales BDS - Practice Principal
Since qualification in 2000 from King's College London, Dr Smales spent 4 years as a dental officer in the British Army.
After leaving the army Dr Smales went on to work in general practice eventually taking over the Kea Dental Health Centre in 2007 which then became Innovate Dental Studio in 2011.
Dr Smales has a special interest in Implant dentistry as well as cosmetic treatments including facial aesthetics.
Outside of dentistry, Dr Smales is a very keen cyclist and enjoys running, he also has a young family.
Wide variety of treatments
- Ceramic crown & bridge work
- Teeth whitening
- Sunflex dentures (flexible)
- Quick straight teeth
- Facial aesthetics using dental fillers & Botox®
Diane Robinson - Practice Manager
Victoria Brade - Dental Nurse
Diane Robinson has worked at the practice now for 21 years, she has been a dental nurse for 31 years. She is a Senior dental nurse, and is fully qualified in dental radiography. 5 years ago she was promoted to practice manager.
Diane holds the national certificate in dental nursing & has a special interest in the placement of implants.
Victoria qualified as a dental nurse in 2015, she previously worked in a private dental practice and has a love of assisting with implant dentistry and cosmetic treatments.
She has a passion for traveling and has recently returned from working in Tasmania for the Royal flying doctor's service where she was working in remote communities assisting with much needed dental treatment and providing oral health advice.
Kate Pospiech - Trainee Dental Nurse
Pavan Baker - Dental Therapist & Hygienist
Kate is a trainee dental nurse. She currently trains at the Harriet Ellis College. She is a caring person with a great passion for other people's well being. In addition, she has a special interest in healthy nutrition.
Pavan qualified at the University of Portsmouth in 2013. Since then she has gained experience with NHS and private dentistry in a range of different surgeries. She primarily works with patients to help manage gum related diseases and improve their oral health. Alongside this she carries out simple fillings and children's dentistry.
Alexa Whiting - Reception
Alexa joins us with a wealth of experience and is from a customer faced background. She is our front of house and looks forward to greeting you with a warm welcome.