All our dentists adhere to the rules governing the profession under strict guidance from the General Dental Council (GDC) "Standards for Dental Professionals".
Shirley has been with the practice for 14 years. Having began her career in the dental profession at this practice many years ago, starting as a trainee dental nurse /receptionist and working her way up to practice manager. Shirley strives to run an efficient and well balanced practice, aims for perfection giving excellent patient care and a happy working environment.
Jo has been the Practice Co-ordinator at Family Dental Eastwood for the last 6 years and has worked for the company for 16 years. Jo qualified as a dental nurse in 1992, and also gained her certificate in Endodontics for dental nurses at Eastmans Dental Hospital in 2002.
GDC No. 85001
Grace qualified in Poland in 1992 and continued her training in Poland and in the UK.
Grace enjoys all aspects of general dentistry including cosmetic dentistry and prosthetic work.
She loves working with children and managing anxious patients.
Grace is active in continuing professional development and regularly attends post graduate courses.
Languages spoken are English, Polish and an understanding of Russian and Czech.
GDC No. 253321
Dr. Osama Al-Okati was born in Dubai and raised in Brentwood, Essex. He gained his degree Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D.) at the University of Debrecen. He lived in Hungary for 5 years; he then practiced in Devon for a further two and half years before settling back in his hometown in Essex.
Dr. Al-Okati has a key interest in cosmetic dentistry and facial aesthetics. He had completed Level 2 Botox and Dermal filler with Medics Direct at Harley Street. He has completed further training in facial aesthetics with Professor Bob Khanna completing module 2. These include Heart lips, cheeks, nasolabial lines (nose to mouth lines) and tear troughs.
Dr. Al-Okati has also completed postgraduate courses at the Eastman Dental Institute and Bristol Dental Hospital.He has also key interests in anterior alignment with 6 months smiles.
In his spare time, Dr. Al-Okati is an active gym member and enjoys fitness and weight lifting.
GDC registration number 175412
Qual- National Certificate NEBDN 2008
GDC No. 168361