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.
Hospital Lane Dentists
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.
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.
Richard Ebanks - BDS(Eng) Founding - Partner GDC Reg. 62677
Richard qualified from Birmingham Dental School in 1987 and after a brief spell working in Hampstead and St Albans, joined Hospital Lane in 1988. Richard enjoys most aspects of dentistry and has special interests in sedation for nervous patients and saving teeth using endodontics. For those teeth he can't save, he has been part of the Rochester Implant Group since 1990, providing replacement teeth using dental implants.
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 Clinic since early in 2000 and undertakes many dental implant cases.
Zelda graduated from the University of Pretoria in 1999. She has also completed a two year diploma course in Clinical Dentistry and a year-long hands-on course in Restorative Dentistry. Zelda aims to provide high quality, aesthetic dental care using the latest state of-the-art technology Hospital Lane Dental Clinic has to offer. She has worked as an Associate Dental Surgeon in Bedfordshire and Kent and has been with Hospital Lane since January 2004.
Shirley qualified in dentistry with honours in 1992. She completed her specialist training in orthodontics in 2000. She is currently a Consultant in Orthodontics at the Royal London Hospital.
Shirley is passionate about dental education and has presented her research both nationally and internationally. She has been awarded the prestigious Houston Travel Scholarship from the European Orthodontic Society and the Gunter Russell prize from the British Orthodontic Society. Shirley is committed to the provision of high quality orthodontic care. She joined Hospital Lane in April 2006.
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.
Ines Forte - LMD(Lisbon) MClinDent(Lond) 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.
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.
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.
Qualifying from Leeds University in 1981 with distinction in restorative dentistry, oral surgery and prosthetics, Tim worked at the Leeds General Infirmary dealing primarily with maxillo facial injuries prior to the seat belt regulations coming into force, and gained a lot of experience in dealing with major trauma. Tim worked in general practice in West Yorkshire prior to relocating to Kent where he ran his own practice in Maidstone prior to joining the Hospital Lane Team in 2016. Tim has special interests in the treatment of root canal systems (endodontics) and teaches this area to both newly qualified and experienced general dental practitioners
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 getting 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.
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.
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 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.
Andrea Powell - EDH EDT (Eng) GDC Reg. 141448
Andrea qualified as a hygienist/Therapist from King's College, London in 2008. She enjoys treating children and works well with nervous patients, restoring their confidence in the hygiene environment. Andrea joined Hospital Lane in 2012.
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.
Alison Franc - EDH EDT (Eng) GDC Reg. 138116
Alison began working in dentistry in 2004 as a dental nurse. After gaining her nursing qualification, she decided to progress in her career and attended the Eastman Dental Institute to study Dental Hygiene and Therapy, qualifying in 2014 with an award in patient management. Alison has a special interest in helping nervous patients to overcome anxieties and gain confidence in the dental surgery. She is also passionate about preventative dentistry and enjoys helping both adults and children. In her spare time, Alison enjoys theatre trips, singing and spending time with friends and family. Alison is delighted to have rejoined Hospital Lane after a short absence.
Student Orthodontic Therapist
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. Continuing to work closely with our Orthodontic Specialist Dr Shirley Cox, Carley is now studying Orthodontic Therapy at King’s College, London.
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.
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 has worked as an endodontic microscope nurse in Harley Street, London. Sarah joined Hospital Lane Dental Clinic in April 2006 and now has the role of managing appointments for patients referred to the clinic and patient follow ups.
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. Joanne took on the role of Reception Manager in 2015.
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 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 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.
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.
Sue has had extensive experience looking after the public through roles in hotels, schools and restaurants. She holds a qualification in Catering and Hospitality. Sue joined Hospital Lane in 2007.
Lead Dental Nurse
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 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.
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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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.
Dental Nurse Apprentice
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 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.