Your Team - who's who at Hospital Lane

At Hospital Lane Dental Clinic you will find a team of expert professionals dedicated to making your experience with us a pleasure.

Dentistry is carried out in a relaxed manner with a friendly caring approach. The multi-disciplined team ensures that you receive excellent dental care in every field of dentistry.

Our Staff

Tony Auger BDS(Eng) - Clinic Director GDC Reg. 62668Louise Auger BDS(Birm) GDC Reg. 63828Craig Kennett BDS PhD FDS RCPS (Glas) GDC Reg. 66178Zelda Williamson BChD(S. Africa) PDD (Eng) GDC Reg. 76067Shirley Cox BDS(Hons) FDSRCS(Eng) MSc MOrthRCS(Eng) FDSOrthRCS(Eng) GDC Reg. 68425Younes Khosroshahy DDS(Iran), MFDS RCS (Eng), Dip Imp Dent RCSEd GDC Reg. 83099Ines Forte LMD(Lisbon) MClinDent(Lond) PerioCert(EFP) MRD RCS(Eng) GDC Reg. 105393Manuel Gonzalez–O’Sullivan DDS(Seville) Masters Degree in Periodontics and Implant Dentistry (Seville) GDC Reg. 101936Mojtaba Dehghanpour BDS Hons(Uni of Lond) MSc Rest Dent(UCL) Dip Imp Dent RCSEd MFDS RCPS(Glasg) MJDF RCS(Eng) PGCert Dent Ed FHEA Dip Clin Hypnosis  GDC No. 114917Alan Knight BDS MFDS RCS(Ed) GDC Reg. 85542Paul Lasota Dip Clin Dent Tech RCS England 2013 GDC Reg. 135204Jo Branscombe EDH EDT (Eng) GDC Reg. 5091Rebecca Owen EDH (Eng) GDC Reg. 6522Jodie Whitehead EDH EDT (Eng) GDC Reg. 109861Jo Downs EDH EDT (Eng) GDC Reg. 141447Carley Phillips RDN (Eng) GDC Reg. 239186Kara RDN (Eng) GDC Reg. 118051Lauren RDN (Eng) GDC Reg. 243301Joanne RDN (Eng) GDC Reg. 151855Debbie RDN (Eng) GDC Reg. 148332Cassandra RDN (Eng) GDC Reg. 149739Alison RDN (Eng) GDC Reg. 175335Tracey RDN (Eng) GDC Reg. 149297Danielle RDN (Eng) GDC Reg. 120359Sarah RDN (Eng) GDC Reg. 138115Carrie RDN (Eng) GDC Reg. 123579Jacqueline RDN (Eng) GDC Reg. 107627Emily RDN (Eng) GDC Reg. 234939Aimee RDN (Eng) GDC Reg. 245814Katrina RDN (Eng) GDC Reg. 226127Kelly RDN (Eng) GDC Reg. 187998Emily RDN (Eng) GDC Reg. 265810Jo RDN (Eng) GDC Reg. 243388Katy RDN (Eng) GDC Reg. 243688Jenna RDN (Eng) GDC Reg. 220031Hannah  Martin Murrells MDTA (Eng) GDC Reg. 156244

Hospital Lane Dentists

Tony Auger BDS(Eng) - Clinic Director GDC Reg. 62668

Tony Auger - BDS(Eng) - Clinic Director GDC Reg. 62668

Tony has built a reputation for creating aesthetic dentistry. Qualifying from Birmingham University in 1987 with a Distinction in Clinical Dentistry, Tony has pursued an extensive post-graduate education. Specialist interests include aesthetic dentistry, dental implants and complex restorative cases. Tony has a “Teeth for Life” philosophy and a commitment to providing patients with the highest levels of care.

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Louise Auger BDS(Birm) GDC Reg. 63828

Louise Auger - BDS(Birm) GDC Reg. 63828

Louise graduated from the University of Birmingham in 1988. After working in general dental practice for two years, she set up the Domiciliary Dental service based at Hospital Lane. For the last five years, Louise has taken on the role of Radiation Protection Supervisor and undertakes the cross-sectional images used for implant planning.

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Craig Kennett BDS PhD FDS RCPS (Glas) GDC Reg. 66178

Craig Kennett - BDS PhD FDS RCPS (Glas) GDC Reg. 66178

Craig qualified in dentistry at Kings College, London in 1990. He worked in the hospital environment and in general dental practice whilst gaining his PhD, which he received at Kings in 1995. Craig worked as a lecturer in the Department of Periodontics at the Royal London Hospital, where he also supervised the Masters courses in Periodontics. He gained his fellowship exams at the Royal College of Surgeons in 1999 and in that year gained his Specialist status in Periodontics. Craig has been with Hospital Lane Dental and Implant Clinic since early in 2000 and undertakes many dental implant cases.

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Zelda Williamson BChD(S. Africa) PDD (Eng) GDC Reg. 76067

Zelda Williamson - BChD(S. Africa) PDD (Eng) GDC Reg. 76067

Zelda graduated in 1999 from the University of Pretoria, South Africa. Zelda’s postgraduate education includes a Diploma in Clinical Dentistry, a one-year course in restorative dentistry and a Certificate in Practical Restorative and Aesthetic dentistry. She has been at Hospital Lane since 2004 and is currently studying for the FGDP (UK) Diploma in Restorative Dentistry.

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Shirley Cox BDS(Hons) FDSRCS(Eng) MSc MOrthRCS(Eng) FDSOrthRCS(Eng) GDC Reg. 68425

Shirley Cox - BDS(Hons) FDSRCS(Eng) MSc MOrthRCS(Eng) FDSOrthRCS(Eng) GDC Reg. 68425

Shirley qualified in dentistry with honours in 1992, subsequently completing her specialist training in Orthodontics in 2000. She is currently a Consultant in Orthodontics at the Royal London Hospital.

Shirley has been providing more and more Invisalign treatments in recent years and has become an accredited Platinum Specialist Orthodontic provider for both Adults and Teens. Her patients particularly like the ClinCheck virtual 3D treatment plan which shows the series of movements teeth are projected to go through over the course of treatment. This enables patients to see what their new smile is expected to look like when the treatment is completed.

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Younes Khosroshahy DDS(Iran), MFDS RCS (Eng), Dip Imp Dent RCSEd GDC Reg. 83099

Younes Khosroshahy - DDS(Iran), MFDS RCS (Eng), Dip Imp Dent RCSEd GDC Reg. 83099

Younes qualified from Tehran Medical University in 1996. Having worked for three years in general dental practice, he moved to the UK in 2000 for postgraduate training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He achieved the Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2003 after working in various London hospitals for three years. He then worked as a Staff Grade Oral Surgeon in the Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead and also in a dental practice in London for four years. During this time, he developed a keen interest in dental implants. He passed the rigorous examination of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and obtained the Diploma in Implant Dentistry in 2010.

He is a member of the Association of Dental Implantology UK. Younes has a patient-centred approach and believes in "the right treatment for the right patient at the right time". He joined Hospital Lane in 2007.

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Ines Forte LMD(Lisbon) MClinDent(Lond) PerioCert(EFP) MRD RCS(Eng) GDC Reg. 105393

Ines Forte - LMD(Lisbon) MClinDent(Lond) PerioCert(EFP) MRD RCS(Eng) GDC Reg. 105393

Ines graduated from Egas Moniz Health Services in Lisbon in 2006. Following three years experience in general practice, Ines pursued specialist training in Periodontology at the Eastman Dental Institute. Having completed her MClinDent in Periodontology in 2013, Ines is now a registered Specialist in Periodontics with the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

Ines is a skilled communicator, passionate about achieving excellent clinical outcomes for her patients, with a gentle approach. Ines joined Hospital Lane Dental Clinic in 2014.

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Manuel Gonzalez–O’Sullivan DDS(Seville) Masters Degree in Periodontics and Implant Dentistry (Seville) GDC Reg. 101936

Manuel Gonzalez–O’Sullivan - DDS(Seville) Masters Degree in Periodontics and Implant Dentistry (Seville) GDC Reg. 101936

Manuel qualified from the University of Seville in 2005. Following three years of general practice in Nottingham, he returned to Spain, completing a Diploma in Aesthetic Dentistry from Complutense University, Madrid. In 2013, he completed his MClinDent in Periodontology and Implant Dentistry at the University of Seville, Spain.

Manuel is a Clinical Teaching Fellow in the Master's Programme of Periodontology and Implant Dentistry at the University of Seville. He's currently working on his PhD degree in Implant Dentistry. Manuel joined Hospital Lane in 2014.

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Mojtaba Dehghanpour BDS Hons(Uni of Lond) MSc Rest Dent(UCL) Dip Imp Dent RCSEd MFDS RCPS(Glasg) MJDF RCS(Eng) PGCert Dent Ed FHEA Dip Clin Hypnosis  GDC No. 114917

Mojtaba Dehghanpour - BDS Hons(Uni of Lond) MSc Rest Dent(UCL) Dip Imp Dent RCSEd MFDS RCPS(Glasg) MJDF RCS(Eng) PGCert Dent Ed FHEA Dip Clin Hypnosis GDC No. 114917

Moj as he is known by his patients, carried out his dental training at The Royal London Hospital. After graduating, he undertook a 1 year Vocational Training post in Norfolk and subsequently worked there for 7 years before relocating back to London. Prior to joining Hospital Lane, he also worked abroad in Qatar for some time treating members of the Royal family and expatriates.

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Alan Knight BDS MFDS RCS(Ed) GDC Reg. 85542

Alan Knight - BDS MFDS RCS(Ed) GDC Reg. 85542

Alan Knight qualified from Birmingham University in 2005. He has vast experience in all aspects of oral surgery as well as the treatment of anxious patients with intravenous sedation. Alan particularly enjoys helping patients get out of pain and his experiences in both oral surgery and Root Canal Treatment places him in an ideal position to diagnose and help solve patient’s problems. His experience of managing anxious patients combined with his kind and caring manner helps alleviate any anxieties the patient may have towards dental treatment.

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Clinical Dental Technician

Paul Lasota Dip Clin Dent Tech RCS England 2013 GDC Reg. 135204

Paul Lasota - Dip Clin Dent Tech RCS England 2013 GDC Reg. 135204

Paul initially qualified as a clinical dental technician in Europe and is now one of the few recognised clinical dental technicians qualifed in England . Paul received a distinction from the Royal College of Surgeons in 2013.

The clinic recognises in some situations the clinical dental technician is uniquely placed to carry out the clinical stages and technical work when providing denture treatment the patient.

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Dental Hygienists

Jo Branscombe EDH EDT (Eng) GDC Reg. 5091

Jo Branscombe - EDH EDT (Eng) GDC Reg. 5091

Jo qualified in Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy at the Royal London Hospital in 1996. She has worked in the Community Dental Service with children and special needs patients. Jo joined Hospital Lane in 1996.

Rebecca Owen EDH (Eng) GDC Reg. 6522

Rebecca Owen - EDH (Eng) GDC Reg. 6522

Rebecca gained her qualification in Dental Hygiene at Guy's, King's and St Thomas Dental Hospital in London in 2004. She has been with Hospital Lane since then.

Jodie Whitehead EDH EDT (Eng) GDC Reg. 109861

Jodie Whitehead - EDH EDT (Eng) GDC Reg. 109861

Jodie studied Dental Hygiene and Therapy at King's College, London and gained her qualification in 2007. She is passionate about a preventative approach for patients and has experience treating both children and adults. Jodie joined Hospital Lane in 2014.

Jo Downs EDH EDT (Eng) GDC Reg. 141447

Jo Downs - EDH EDT (Eng) GDC Reg. 141447

Jo qualified as a Dental Hygienist and Therapist at King’s College, London in 2008. She joined Hospital Lane in 2018.


Orthodontic Therapist

Carley Phillips RDN (Eng) GDC Reg. 239186

Carley Phillips - RDN (Eng) GDC Reg. 239186

Carley trained at Orpington College, achieving a Diploma in Dental Nursing. She joined Hospital Lane Dental Clinic in 2012 as the Clinic’s dedicated Orthodontic Nurse, going on to achieve her qualification in Dental Radiography. After five years of orthodontic nursing, Carley gained her NEBDN Orthodontic Nursing diploma. Carley qualified as an Orthodontic Therapist at King’s College, London in June 2018 and continues to work closely with our Orthodontic Specialist Dr Shirley Cox at Hospital Lane.


Clinic Manager

Kara RDN (Eng) GDC Reg. 118051

Kara - RDN (Eng) GDC Reg. 118051

Kara has been working at Hospital Lane since April 2002, as both dental nurse and receptionist and now Clinic Manager. She trained in Hampshire and qualified as a Dental Surgery Assistant in 1996 and has held her Radiography qualification since 2004.


Reception Manager

Lauren RDN (Eng) GDC Reg. 243301

Lauren - RDN (Eng) GDC Reg. 243301

Lauren has been a Dental Nurse since 2010 and has experience working in a range of dental specialisms, in mixed practices. Subsequent to qualifying as a Dental Nurse, she also worked as a Practice Manager for two dental practices. Lauren joined Hospital Lane in 2016 and took on the role of Reception Manager in 2018.


Receptionists

Joanne RDN (Eng) GDC Reg. 151855

Joanne - RDN (Eng) GDC Reg. 151855

Joanne qualified as a Dental Surgery Assistant in 1981. Apart from a short career break for raising children, she has worked at Hospital Lane since 1991.

Debbie RDN (Eng) GDC Reg. 148332

Debbie - RDN (Eng) GDC Reg. 148332

Debbie started working at Hospital Lane Dental Clinic in 1991 as a qualified Dental Surgery Assistant. Since a career break while her children were young, Debbie has now returned to the Clinic as a part-time receptionist.

Cassandra RDN (Eng) GDC Reg. 149739

Cassandra - RDN (Eng) GDC Reg. 149739

Cassandra trained at Tonbridge College and has been dental nursing since 1996. She has achieved the National Qualification for Dental Nurses and has experience in various dental practices, working both chair-side and on reception. Cassandra joined Hospital Lane Dental Clinic in 2007.

Alison RDN (Eng) GDC Reg. 175335

Alison - RDN (Eng) GDC Reg. 175335

Alison has been working in dentistry for twelve years as a dental nurse and a practice manager. She holds her dental nursing qualification and dental radiography qualification. Alison joined Hospital Lane Dental Clinic in April 2011. Alison has a joint role as both Dental Nurse and Receptionist.


Lead Dental Nurse

Tracey RDN (Eng) GDC Reg. 149297

Tracey - RDN (Eng) GDC Reg. 149297

Tracey has been dental nursing since 1988 and qualified in 1992. She worked in various NHS and Private practices, before joining Hospital Lane in 2006. Tracey has qualified in Dental Radiography. Tracey became the Lead Dental Nurse in 2016.


Dental Implant Nurse

Danielle RDN (Eng) GDC Reg. 120359

Danielle - RDN (Eng) GDC Reg. 120359

Danielle began dental nursing in 2005. She qualified with her National Certificate in 2007 and with her Oral Health Education qualification in 2008. Keen to progress further she took her Certificate in Dental Radiography in 2010. After taking a year out to travel, Danielle joined Hospital Lane in 2012 keen to progress her experience with dental implants. Danielle is Hospital Lane's dedicated Dental Implant nurse.


Dental Nurses

Sarah RDN (Eng) GDC Reg. 138115

Sarah - RDN (Eng) GDC Reg. 138115

Sarah qualified as a Dental Surgery Assistant from the Eastman Dental Institute in 1994. Her dental career has involved working in private practice and community dentistry and for ten years she worked as an endodontic microscope nurse in Harley Street, London. Sarah has worked at Hospital Lane Dental Clinic since April 2006 and has had various roles within the Clinic, now back chairside nursing full time.

Carrie RDN (Eng) GDC Reg. 123579

Carrie - RDN (Eng) GDC Reg. 123579

Carrie trained at Guy's, King's and St Thomas Dental Hospital in London and qualified as a Dental Surgery Assistant in 2003. Whilst she was there she worked in many dental departments and gained knowledge of all aspects of dentistry. Carrie has been with Hospital Lane Dental Clinic since February 2004 and now also holds a Radiography qualification.

Jacqueline RDN (Eng) GDC Reg. 107627

Jacqueline - RDN (Eng) GDC Reg. 107627

Jacqueline began dental nursing in 1994 and qualified shortly afterwards. She has had experience in various dental practices, during which she gained the Radiography for Dental Nurses qualification. Jacqueline joined Hospital Lane in 2007.

Emily RDN (Eng) GDC Reg. 234939

Emily - RDN (Eng) GDC Reg. 234939

Emily has been a dental nurse since 2010 and gained her National Diploma shortly afterwards. She also holds her qualification in Dental Radiography. Emily joined Hospital Lane in 2013.

Aimee RDN (Eng) GDC Reg. 245814

Aimee - RDN (Eng) GDC Reg. 245814

Aimee started dental nursing since 2010 and qualified shortly afterwards. She has worked in a mix of practices and joined Hospital Lane in 2014. Aimee enjoys a mixed role at Hospital Lane, working as both a Dental Nurse and on Reception.

Katrina RDN (Eng) GDC Reg. 226127

Katrina - RDN (Eng) GDC Reg. 226127

Katrina qualified in Dental Nursing in 2012 and has a range of experience both nursing and on Reception. She has also studied for and gained a BTEC in Dental Practice Management. Katrina joined Hospital Lane in 2015. Katrina gained her qualification in Dental Radiography in 2016.

Kelly RDN (Eng) GDC Reg. 187998

Kelly - RDN (Eng) GDC Reg. 187998

Kelly started working as a trainee dental assistant in 2008 and qualified in Bristol with 2 years chair side experience in 2010. In this trainee role she worked her way up to become lead dental nurse. Her previous job entailed working in a specialist private practice in Wimpole Street, London, where she gained her Radiography qualification. Kelly joined the team at Hospital Lane in 2016.

Emily RDN (Eng) GDC Reg. 265810

Emily - RDN (Eng) GDC Reg. 265810

Emily began dental nursing in 2009 and has worked in mixed practices, both in a nursing and reception capacity. She gained her formal Dental Nurse qualification in 2016 and joined Hospital Lane that year.

Jo RDN (Eng) GDC Reg. 243388

Jo - RDN (Eng) GDC Reg. 243388

Jo started dental nursing in 2008 as a trainee and qualified in 2012. She has worked in mixed dentistry, in varied roles. Jo enjoys all aspects of dentistry, particularly surgical dentistry and Orthodontics. Jo joined the Hospital Lane team in 2017.

Katy RDN (Eng) GDC Reg. 243688

Katy - RDN (Eng) GDC Reg. 243688

Katy has been dental nursing since 2011 and qualified in 2013. Her enthusiasm for dentistry has led her to gain qualifications in conscious sedation, oral hygiene advice and fluoride applications. Katy joined Hospital Lane in 2017.

Jenna RDN (Eng) GDC Reg. 220031

Jenna - RDN (Eng) GDC Reg. 220031

Jenna began dental nursing in 2009 and gained her qualification in 2011. She enjoys being part of a dental practice team and a mixture of dentistry. Jenna joined the Hospital Lane team in 2017


Dental Nurse Apprentice

Hannah

Hannah -

Hannah is currently studying on the Apprenticeship programme, combining college learning with practical work at the Clinic. Hannah joined Hospital Lane in 2015.


Dental Ceramics Technician

Martin Murrells MDTA (Eng) GDC Reg. 156244

Martin Murrells - MDTA (Eng) GDC Reg. 156244

Martin has been a Dental Technician since 1981 and has a wealth of experience working with dental ceramics. He has worked alongside Hospital Lane Dental Clinic since 1989 and now operates from his laboratory with the clinic.