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Here at The St. Peter's Dental Practice we aim to give you the help you need at an affordable price ...
Dr Shane Gordon graduated from the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa in 1987 with a B.Ch.D winning the Julius Staz Medal for Oral Pathology and The South African Prosthodontic Society Gold Medal for Crown and Bridgework.
He spent two years in the South African Defence Force as a Dental Officer. On leaving the Defence Force he joined a Private Restorative Dental Practice in Cape Town, South Africa and remained with the Practice till 1991. He moved to the UK in April 1991 and runs his own private practice, The St Peters Dental Practice, in Broadstairs, Kent where he practices aesthetic, restorative and implant dentistry.
Dr Gordon is a Founder member and Past President of the British Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry. He now serves on the Past President's Advisory Board. He has been an affiliate member of the prestigious European Academy of Esthetic Dentistry (EAED) since 2006. He is a Fellow of the International College of Dentists (European Division). He was a marking Tutor for University College London - Distance Learning MSc in Aesthetic Dentistry - 2010 to 2013.
Adri qualified with a DOH as an expanded therapy dental hygienist at the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa and moved to Broadstairs in 1992.
She took the National Examination in Dental Hygiene after spending time at the Eastman Dental Institute in 1994 and achieved the CEB Diploma Dental Hygiene Qualification in the same year.
After working for 3 years at the Mill Lane Dental Practice she joined The St. Peters Dental Practice in 1997 and has been a devoted and loyal team member to date.
She truly puts her patients and their interests first and goes out of her way to serve her patients and the Practice.
Dr Padiachey qualified from the University of the Western Cape in South Africa in 1987 and joined The St. Peters Dental Practice in Broadstairs in February 2000.
He has been a devoted team member since joining the Practice and has a special interest in Orthodontics with an emphasis on non-extraction treatment and facial development.
He is a caring and very gentle practitioner.
Gina started working at The St. Peters Dental Practice in 2001 as a dental nurse after a long break bringing up her children.
She works at the Practice as a receptionist on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays and has completed her Level 3 NVQ in Customer Services since joining the Practice. She is also a trained and registered dental nurse who regularly stands in and keeps up to date in this role. She thoroughly enjoys being part of the team.
She is the lead for implant infection control and surgical set up.
She is very calm and empathetic and is adored by our patients.
Jo obtained her NEBDN certificate in dental nursing in 1995 and have been a team member at The St. Peters Dental Practice since 2008.
She has a wealth of experience as a dental nurse and takes great pride in her work.
She loves helping our patients through all the phases of their treatment, providing a comforting hand and a general overall caring feeling.
She is adored by her patients who value her empathy and support and know they are in safe hands.
Debbie has been a dental nurse since 1981. She obtained her NEBDN certification in 1991 and the Dental Radiography certificate in 1994.
She joined the St. Peters Dental Practice in 2011 and is a great team member and provides a wealth of experience to the Practice.
She has joined the Practice as our receptionist having experience as a dental nurse in the past.
She works part time and can be relied on to run the reception on Mondays and Wednesdays.
She goes out of her way to support patients and ensure their journey at the Practice runs with a minimum of disruption and effort.
Caroline joined the Practice as a Trainee Dental nurse under the Apprenticeship scheme. She has added youthful energy and enthusiasm to the Practice as well as practical input learned in her previous role as a carer.
At The St. Peters Dental Practice your health and safety along with the high standard of care we offer are top of our list of priorities. We understand that patients may be concerned about the spread of infections and illnesses.
We abide by the guidelines as set out by the Health & Social Care Act 2008 (H&SCA 2008) and the HTM01-05 document. We work hard to maintain a clean and healthy environment. All our members of staff are fully trained in hygiene and infection control procedures.
We have 2 Type B Vacuum Autoclaves for sterilizing instruments appropriately. Clinical waste and hazardous substances are handled in accordance with the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 and safely removed and disposed of by a nationally registered waste provider.
For additional information on the range of services we provide please contact us or call us on 01843 860 625.