"Our team is committed to listening & delivering the highest level of treatment & care"

The Kensington Court Team

Meet the team at Kensington Court Clinic, our loyal and highly trained staff have worked at Kensington for many years, with many original members from our formation in 1993.

Partners

Education

BDS (U.London) 1978, MSc Implant Dentistry (U.Warwick) 2006

Experience

NHS General Dental Practice 1978 – 1997
Private General Practice 1997 – to date
Partner Kensington Court Clinic 1993 – to date
Dental Implants from 1994
Treating patients under general anaesthetic and sedation 1993 – to date

Special Interests/Specialisms

Dental implants, surgical placement, bone grafting
Member of Association of Dental Implantology (UK)
Member of European Association of Osseointegration
Member of International Teeth for Implantology
Astra Tech Clinical Coaching Programme
General Anaesthetic and Sedation in dentistry

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DR M G Robotham

BDS (Lond), MSc (Implant Dentistry)

Education

MB ChB 1986, LRCP Edin LRCS Edin LRCPS Glasg 1986

Experience

Administering General Anaesthesia and Sedation since 1981
Partner in Kensington Court Clinic 1993 – to date
Partner in Parkway Clinic 1995 – to date

Special Interests/Specialisms

Clinical Governance requirements in the Service
Meeting the Requirements of Special Needs Children
Developing a Business Model for Oral Surgery and Dental Specialism

Majoe

DR P Majoe

MB ChB 1986; LRCP Edin LRCS Edin LRCPS Glasg 1986

Education

BDS, FDSRCPS, MBBCh FRCS (Gen) FRCS (OMF)

Experience

NHS and Private Consultant
Partner Kensington Court Clinic
Fellow of Dental Surgery, General Surgery and Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Glasgow and the Royal College of Surgeons London
Fellow in Craniofacial Surgery, Chelsea & Westminster Hospital, London
Fellow in Aesthetic Surgery, Wellington Hospital, London

Special Interests/Specialisms

Surgical dermatology
Rhinoplasty
Oculo-plastics
Hard and soft tissue aesthetic surgery
Non-surgical rejuventative procedures including botox and dermal fillers
Member of British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

Steve Key

Mr S J Key

BDS, FDS RCPS, MBBch FRCS FRCS (OMFS)

Education

BDS (Wales) 1992 FRSPH

Experience

NHS and Private General Dental Practitioner 1992 – to date
Partner Kensington Court Clinic 1993 – to date
Treating patients under general anaesthetic and sedation 1993 – to date

Special Interests/Specialisms

Member of British Dental Association
Member of Association of Dental Implantology
Chairman of the Gwent Local Dental Committee
Chairman of Aneurin Bevan University Health Board, Oral Health Advisory Group
General Anaesthetic and Sedation Dentistry
Management of Anxious Patients

Jimmy

Dr J J Carter

BDS (Wales) FRSH

Dr David Merrett qualified from Guy’s Hospital, London in 1972 and was appointed as Paediatric House Officer. He was a co-founder of Kensington Court Clinic, Newport in 1993 along with Mr Mark Robotham. He is a qualified Advanced Life Support and Paediatric Advanced Life Support Provider.

Dave Merret

Dr D J Merrett

BDS (Lond). LDS RCS (Eng)

Manager

Education

NEBS Certificate in Management NVQ Level 3
STEC Professional Diploma IND Dental Practice Management NVQ Level 4

Experience

Kensington Court Clinic 1998 to date
Kensington Court Clinic Manager 2000 to date
Registered Clinic Manager with Health Inspectorate Wales (HIW)

Special Interests/Specialisms

Operational management & co-ordination of all departments within the clinic
Meeting & maintaining the required standards of all external governing bodies
Staff training & development
Customer Care standards

Heather Larcombe

Mrs Heather Larcombe-Watkins

Clinic Manager – Cert. DPM

Associate Dental / Oral Surgeons

Education

BDS, MDS (OMFS), FDSRCS, MBBCh, MRCS, FRCS (OMFS)

Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

ABMU University Health Board

Swansea

Experience

Madhav Kittur is dually qualified in Dentistry and Medicine. He completed his primary dental qualification and Masters degree in Oral and maxillofacial surgery in India. His basic medical qualification is from Cardiff University. He underwent basic surgical training in various hospital in South Wales and also completed his specialist training in Oral and maxillofacial surgery in South Wales. He has also completed an Interface fellowship in “Therapeutic use of Lasers”. Towards the end of his training he spent time in Shanghai to gain experience in advanced head and neck surgery and microvascular reconstruction. Immediately after completion of his training he was appointed as a consultant in Oral and maxillofacial surgery by ABMU Health Board based at Morriston Hospital. Mr. Kittur is on the specialist lists for both Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (held by the General Medical Council) and Oral surgery (held by the General Dental Council). He practices the entire range of Oral and maxillofacial Surgery but has a special interest in Oral cancer and microvascular reconstruction. Mr Kittur is the author and co-author of numerous publications in specialist journals, and has presented papers at national and international meetings. Mr Kittur is a committed to teaching and has regularly lectured to dental and medical practitioners.

Madhay Kittur

Mr M Kittur

BDS, MDS (OMFS), FDSRCS, MBBCh, MRCS, FRCS (OMFS)

Mr J Catania

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Mr J Catania

Education

James qualified as a dentist from Cardiff University in 2008, and has recently obtained a masters degree in dental implantology after 3 years of study at the University of Bristol. He prides himself on providing the highest quality of care possible using the best materials and equipment, combined with advanced training and experience, and working with a team that shares high standards.

Since qualifying James has worked in many settings to broaden his knowledge and experience. These have included working in NHS and private clinical dentistry, emergency and community dentistry, and also spending 2 years as a senior house officer in the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery department at the Royal Gwent Hospital (Newport).
He is therefore experienced in providing a full comprehensive range of dental treatments that includes implants, cosmetic smile design treatments, veneers, crowns, bridges, root canal therapy, tooth whitening, surgical procedures, as well as an extensive list of regular general dental services.

In addition, he is in a position to provide treatment with sedation or general anaesthetic as necessary for nervous patients.

Significant additional training since qualifying includes:

-MSc in Dental Implantology (University of Bristol)
-Diploma of the Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery (Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (Glasgow))
-Society for Advancement of Anaesthesia in Dentistry (SAAD) sedation course (London)
-Completed IAS Academy training and certified to provide the Inman Aligner tooth straightening orthodontic solution.
-Advanced Life Support (UK resuscitation council)

james colcombe

Mr J Colcombe

Education

BDS (London) Kings College, University of London 1998
MFDS (RCS)Eng 2002
MPaedDent RCSPG/(RCS)Eng 2012
BSc(Hons) BDS MFDS(RCS)Eng  MPaedDent(RCS)Eng

Experience

Dr Tracy Butler is registered with the General Dental Council as a Specialist in Paediatric Dentistry. She qualified in Dentistry in 1998 at King’s College London and underwent Specialist Paediatric Dentistry training at Cardiff Dental Hospital. She is a past Branch chair and current active member of the British Society of Paediatric Dentistry. Dr Butler is adept at dealing with complex paediatric dental problems, especially those in anxious children and those with special needs under local anaesthesia, sedation and general anaesthesia.

1998-1999 General Dentist
1999-2001 Senior House Officer, Oral Surgery & Medicine, Paediatric Dentistry, Cardiff Dental Hospital
2001-2006 Dentist (Paediatrics & Special Care), Cardiff Community Dental Service
2006-2012 Specialist Registrar Paediatric Dentistry, Cardiff Dental Hospital
2012-2013 Specialist Paediatric Dentist, Worcester (P/T)
2012 – (current); Specialist Paediatric Dentist , Aneurin Bevan University Health Board (P/T)

Special Interests/Specialisms

Member, past chair & secretary of the South Wales branch of British Society of Paediatric Dentistry (BSPD)
Dealing with anxious children, complex dental problems and those with special needs
Dental procedures under inhalational sedation and general anaesthesia
Postgraduate lecturer in Paediatric dentistry

GDC No.: 74790

Mrs T Butler

Mrs T Butler

Specialist in Paediatric Dentistry from Nov 2012

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Mrs S Bhatia

Specialist in Paediatric Dentistry

Anaesthetists

Education

MBCHB (University of Auckland) 1985
Fanezca 1991

Experience

Dr Tracy Butler is registered with the General Dental Council as a Specialist in Paediatric Dentistry. She qualified in Dentistry in 1998 at King’s College London and underwent Specialist Paediatric Dentistry training at Cardiff Dental Hospital. She is a past Branch chair and current active member of the British Society of Paediatric Dentistry. Dr Butler is adept at dealing with complex paediatric dental problems, especially those in anxious children and those with special needs under local anaesthesia, sedation and general anaesthesia.
Consultant Anaesthetist Royal Gwent Hospital 1994 – to date
Consultant in Intensive Care Royal Gwent Hospital 1994 – 2013

Special Interests/Specialisms

Oral Surgery
Specialist in paediatric dentistry
Vascular Surgery
Member of Association of Anaesthetic Great Britain and Ireland
Member of Vascular Anaesthetic Society

Ian Greenway

Dr I Greenway

MBCHB 1985, Auckland FANZCA 1993

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Dr M Kumar

Consultant Paediatric Anaesthetist

Dental Hygienist

Education

Gemma qualified as a Dental Therapist from Cardiff in 2009. Now working in and around Newport, Gemma thrives working with anxious patients and has a keen interest in Implant Maintenance and Care.
Gemma is dedicated to patient centred dental care with a friendly and professional manner and is able to offer Hygiene appointments and support as well as Adult and Children’s fillings, Child extractions and tooth whitening,

Gemma is the founder of the Dental Hygiene and Therapists Network where she helps to mentor fellow professionals, she feels very privileged to have the opportunity to be involved in such an important and trusted role. With so many changes in her profession she feels it is a very exciting time and is excited to be part of helping to develop changes within South Wales.

gemma davies

Mrs Gemma Davies

Administration

Angela Kehoe joined the clinic in November 1999 as a Receptionist and works within the team ensuring the smooth running of busy reception desk.

Angie Kehoe

Mrs A Kehoe

Sheila Davies joined the clinic in November 1999 as a Receptionist and works within the team ensuring the smooth running of busy reception desk.

Sheila Davies

Sheila Davies

Kelly Dowsell joined the clinic in November 2009 as a Receptionist and works within the team ensuring the smooth running of busy reception desk.

Kelly Dowsell

Kelly Dowsell

General Nurses

Education

Nurse Training Frenchay Hospital Qualified 1984

Experience

St Lawrence Hospital, Chepstow 1984-1994
Maxillofacial Surgery. Trauma, Re-constructive Surgery
Plastic Surgery
Recovery, High Dependency, Intensive Care
Mount Pleasant Hospital Chepstow 1994-1998
Minor Emergencies, GP Unit Out-Patients
Recovery Nurse at Kensington Court Clinic 1997-Present
Recovery Nurse at Victoria Park Clinic 2000-2009

Special Interests/Specialisms

Child Protection
ALS Provider
Provider

Shirley Kerslake

Mrs Shirley Kerslake

RGN

Education

General Nurse Training (Royal Gwent Hospital-Newport 1986)
Post Basic Burns, Plastic Surgery, Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery
Nurse training 1988 (St Lawrence Hospital, Chepstow)

Experience

NHS- General Theatre Nursing 1986-1988
Plastic Surgery, Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery theatre nursing 1988-1989
Geriatric Nursing for elderly 1990-2001
Recovery Nursing Victoria Park Dental Anaesthetic Clinic, Cardiff 2001-2006
Recovery Nursing Kensington Court Dental Anaesthetic Clinic, Newport 2004-date.

Special Interests/Specialisms

ALS provider,
EPLS provider
ILS provider

Heather Picton

Mrs H Picton

RGN

Ms Jones is a full time senior recovery practitioner at University Hospital of Wales main theatres and has worked in this field for 20 years and joined Victoria Park Clinic in 1998 as a Recovery Nurse. Since its closure she has worked as a bank nurse in Kensington Court Clinic. Ms Jones has recently obtained a Diploma of Nursing Practice and is a qualified Advanced Life Support Provider.

Sharon Jones

Ms Sharon Jones

RGN

Paediatric Nurses

Education

Registered General Nurse (RGN) 1989, Gwynedd Hospital
Registered Sick Children’s Nurse (RSCN) 1991, Birmingham Children’s Hospital

Experience

Adult Staff Nurse (Surgical Unit-all specialties Gwynedd Hospital 1989-1990
Paediatric Staff Nurse (Medical/Orthopaedic) Arrowe Park Hospital 1991-1993
Paediatric Staff Nurse (Emergency/Routine) East Glamorgan Hospital 1993-1998
Paediatric Agency Nurse (Community & Hospital based) Thornbury Nursing Services 1998-1999 District Nurse (Adult & Paediatric) 2000-2004
Paediatric Nurse Kensington Court Clinic 2004- to date

Special Interests/Specialisms

Welsh Speaker
To improve the parent and child’s experience of hospitalisation
Special needs

Wendy Rowlands

Mrs W Rowlands

RGN / RSCN

Dental Nurses

Education

UHW Dental Hospital (Wales) 1989-1991 National Certificate
DSA Portsmouth University – General Anaesthetics for Dental Assistants National Certificate Radiographs for Dental Assistants UHW Cardiff
National Certificate for Dental Nurses Bristol Hospital

Experience

Dental nursing at UHW Cardiff 1989-1991
General Practice 1991 -1995
General Anaesthetic and Implant Nursing 1999 to date

Special Interests/Specialisms

BDA Registered
Implant nursing
General Anaesthetic Nursing

Sharon Williams

Mrs S Williams

RDN, DAN

Education

Qualified Dental Nurse since 1994

Experience

General Dental Nurse at Kensington Court Clinic from 1992
General Anaesthetic & Sedation Nurse at Kensington Court Clinic since 2002

Special Interests/Specialisms

Special Needs Nursing/Dentistry
Dental Implants
Oral Surgery
Sedation/Anaesthetic provision
First Aid, Adult Emergency Life Support & Paediatric Emergency Life Support

Vicki Vine

Mrs V Vine

RDN

Education

Qualified Dental Nurse 1988

Experience

General Dental Nurse since 1985
Part-time General Anaesthetic and Sedation Nurse since 2005 becoming a full time team member at Kensington Court Clinic in 2014.

Special Interests/Specialisms

BDA Registered

Fiona

Mrs F Cunliffe

RDN

Chiropodist

About Me: I qualified form Cardiff Metropolitan University in 1991 with a diploma in podiatric medicine. Over the past 20 years I have built up considerable experience in providing private footcare in South Wales.I practice from four clinics in Newport, Penarth, Blackwood and Merthyr.

I offer chiropody/ podiatry treatment for people who have foot problems, and for those who want to prevent foot problems developing. Patients can be reassured that all treatments are provided safely and to the highest professional standards.

www.adrianlong.com

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Adrian Long

Osteopaths

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Miss Jane Geddes

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Mr Raymond Hallam