MEET THE TEAM

Dr Andrew Smales BDS – Practice Principal

GDC number 78192
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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

  • Implants
  • Ceramic crown & bridge work
  • Teeth whitening
  • Sunflex dentures (flexible)
  • Quick straight teeth
  • Facial aesthetics using dental fillers & Botox®
Diane Robinson - Practice Manager

Diane Robinson - Practice Manager

GDC number 144152

Diane Robinson has worked at the practice now for 22 years, she has been a dental nurse for 32 years. She is a Senior dental nurse, and is fully qualified in dental radiography. 6 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.

Dr Lisa Pearce BDS - Associate Dentist

Dr Lisa Pearce BDS - Associate Dentist

GDC number 74317

Lisa graduated from the University of Bristol dental school in 1998 and since then has worked in general practice. She has a wide range of interests including periodontology, preventative dentistry, restorative dentistry – crown and bridgework, and enjoys treating children and nervous patients.

Dr Jamie Durrant - Fellows BDS - Associate Dentist

Dr Jamie Durrant - Fellows BDS - Associate Dentist

GDC number 212442

After a career in the Royal Navy and the Queen Alexandras Royal Naval Nursing Service, Jamie qualified as a Dentist as part of the inaugural cohort of the Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry in 2011. Since leaving dental school and completing a rotation in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Jamie moved to General Practice.

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Jamie is a family dentist and enjoys working with patients of all ages to achieve a healthy mouth.

Jamie’s main interest within dentistry is minimal invasive cosmetic dentistry where he has undertaken many postgraduate courses and has been taught by some of the UK’s leading cosmetic dentists and specialist orthodontists.

Jamie is also experienced in a multitude of non-surgical facial treatments which he also teaches to other Dental and Medical professionals for one of the UK’s leading training providers.

Outside of dentistry Jamie enjoys spending time with his two daughters and his motorbike!

Some of the services that Jamie offers at Innovate are:

  • General health-centered dentistry
  • Teeth straightening to all ages with fixed braces, lingual braces, and aligner treatments
  • Cosmetic dentistry ranging from whitening to full smile makeovers
  • A wide range of facial aesthetic treatments from general wrinkle relaxing and filling, treatment of cosmetic skin conditions and, more advanced treatments areas such as nose reshaping and under-eye treatments
Beryl Price RDH - Dental Hygienist

Beryl Price RDH - Dental Hygienist

GDC number 2814

Beryl qualified as a dental hygienist whilst serving in the WRNS. During her service she was employed in various roles including  Practical Manager, Dental Hygienist/Dental Nurse tutor at the Defence Dental School, and NVQ Assessor.
Since leaving the armed forces , Beryl has worked in private practice locally.
Beryl has a particular interest in treating nervous patients  and maintaining the health of implants.
Beryl joined Innovate 2019.

Cheryl Rose - Dental Nurse

Cheryl Rose - Dental Nurse

GDC number 119308

Cheryl has been a dental nurse for 27 years and enjoys every aspect of it. In her spare time, she loves listening to live music, going to festivals, and riding her bike.

Amy Hughes - Trainee Dental Nurse

Amy Hughes - Trainee Dental Nurse

Amy is a trainee dental nurse at Innovate Dental Studio and has always been interested in dentistry.  In her spare time, she enjoys walking and cycling.  She also enjoys looking after her pet-working dogs.

Molly Claridge - Trainee Dental Nurse

Molly Claridge - Trainee Dental Nurse

Molly is a trainee dental nurse at Innovate Dental Studio, she has always been interested in dental nursing, facial aesthetics & dental hygiene. Molly likes spending time with family & friends.

Joanna Hope - Reception

Joanna Hope - Reception

Jo comes from a 20 year-long orthopedic clinical background, working in hospital settings, and holds a Diploma in Clinical Healthcare, but she is now keen to work in dentistry.  She also has an interest in Psychology, mental health and learning disabilities.

In her spare time, she looks after her stepchildren, she likes going for cycle rides and woodland walks.  She also loves playing board games together and generally spending time as a family.

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