Meet the dental team at Illume

BDS (Birmingham) GDC Reg. no 59427

Tim combines roles: he’s a dentist as well as the practice owner, so he focuses not just on providing clients with high quality cosmetic and restorative dentistry, but also on developing the vision to see the practice constantly evolve and improve.

This is work for more than just one, though, and he’s proud to work with a great team of people. In his spare time, Tim plays sax in a big band and is building an eccentric 3-wheel kit car for fun.

Clare's been with us since 2008. She is a qualified nurse and her clinical skills together with excellent managerial and administrative skills give her a great understanding of the whole practice and business. She is the person who keeps Illume running efficiently on a daily basis. She really enjoys her challenging and varied role at Illume. When not at work, Clare spends her time travelling and has a busy social life involving eating and drinking with her family and friends.

National Certificate NEBDN (Gloucestershire)
GDC Reg. no 124530

Carley’s has been nursing since 2000 and has been at Illume since 2006 and is a qualified patient care co-ordinator, which means she can give Oral Hygiene instruction as well as discuss in-depth treatment plans with clients. She loves the interaction with such a wide variety of clients and relishes the fun she has at work. Carley also enjoys Pilates, keeping fit and shopping.

BDS (Newcastle), DRD RCS (Edinburgh), FDS RCPS (Glasgow)
GDC Reg. no 55390

Cliff has considerable experience in the field of implant dentistry. After graduating he worked in various university dental departments and lectured in Periodontology for six years at the University of Dundee. He ran his own private practice in Germany whilst at the same time providing implant services to a number of private practices in the area, something he now provides to practices in the South West of England.

Cliff is also a mentor for the Association of Dental Implantology and the International Team for Implantology. His areas of special interest include bone and soft tissue regeneration, sinus augmentation and treatment of aesthetic implant cases.

BDS, London, BMedSc (Hons), Birmingham
GDC reg no: 265014

Phil joins Illume with a reputation for being professional, organised, well-motivated, passionate about dentistry and with great references. In his own words, he believes that hard work helps you achieve your goals. He won many prizes during his student days at King’s College, London.

When he’s not practising dentistry, he’s a keen sportsman, enjoying golf, football, tennis and squash. He also plays saxophone and piano.

BDS Birmingham
GDC Reg. no 52510

Ewa is delighted to be part of the Illume team, having had her own award-winning practice in Stroud for over 35 years. She loves to make people smile and is passionate about preventing dental disease in all age groups, especially children. Her gentle approach has won her many loyal clients.

When Ewa is not helping our clients achieve healthy, beautiful smiles she professionally coaches and mentors other dentists and is also a Denplan Excel Advisor and a judge for the ‘Dental Awards’.

BDS Cardiff
GDC Reg. no 153110

Ala joins us at Illume in September 2019. She loves being a dentist and thinks it’s the best job in the world. She enjoys meeting people and building great relationships with them.

Ala particularly likes treating nervous clients, is sedation trained which means she can help anxious clients to relax during treatment.

When not at work Ala enjoys mountain biking, surfing, indeed anything to do with the great outdoors and camping with her husband and young son in their customised van.

EDH (Enrolled Dental Hygienist); CEB Cert in Dental Hygiene (Cardiff)
GDC Reg. no 3388

Agnes is a member of the BDHA and qualified in 1987. She relishes the sheer variety of clients we see, all of whom benefit from her gentle approach. Despite her wealth of clinical experience, Agnes approaches every client as an individual with feelings, not just a mouth to treat. She loves cooking and gardening.

EDH (Enrolled Dental Hygienist); Dip Dent Hygiene (Cardiff),
National Certificate NEBDN
GDC Reg. no 124533

Leanne joined us several years ago as a trainee dental nurse and after becoming a qualified dental nurse left to study for a diploma in Hygiene in Cardiff. We are delighted that she has now rejoined our team of hygienists. Leanne's gentle approach has won over many clients. In her spare time she likes zumba, walking the dog and travelling.

National Certificate NEBDN (Gloucestershire)
GDC Reg. no 127840

Jean has been nursing since 2002. She has a caring professional manner and loves the rapport she has with Illume’s clients. She assists both our hygienists and dentists. Jean loves all kinds of music and dancing and going shopping with her friends.

Diploma in Dental Nursing (Gloucestershire)
GDC Reg. no 248121

Alice joined Illume in 2012 towards the end of completing her nursing diploma and has subsequently gone on to gain further qualifications in dental radiography.

You’ll sometimes see Alice on our front desk or hear her answering calls but most of her time is spent in surgery with our clinicians and looking after the clinical running of the practice.

Away from Illume Alice enjoys spending time with her partner, looking after a very demanding cat, feeding her outlandish shopping habit and playing Roller Derby.

Georgia joined us in July 2019 as a trainee dental nurse. She had previously worked as a manager in a prestigious hair salon winning awards for being both team player and receptionist of the year. When not at Illume or on her dental nurse training course she enjoys going to the cinema and meeting up with friends. And on the QT she makes a pretty good cake!

Diploma in Dental Nursing (Worcestershire)
GDC Reg. no 243263

Lucy first joined Illume in 2014 as part of our nursing team.

Having taken a few years away to start her family she returns to us as part of our front desk team and it feels as though she never left!

Lucy is one of the first smiling faces to greet you upon arrival. Her clinical knowledge, experience and her ability to make clients feel welcome and at ease makes her a fantastic Client Coordinator.

When not at Illume Lucy is kept on her toes by her young daughter and enjoys spending time with her family, walking her dog, as well as all things gastronomical - which makes her fit right in with the Illume team!

The Illume dental team works in accordance with the GDC's Standards for Dental Professionals.

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