Meet the team

At Tisbury Dental & Implant Clinic our highly skilled, friendly team shares the same single vision: we put you first. Together, we are dedicated to providing you with a first class experience, from the comfort of our reception to the very latest innovations in dental technology. We make sure you have the best possible care from the second you walk through the door.

Find out more about each of our practice team members below.

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Paul Begley

Dental Practitioner
BDS Liverpool, 1980. FDS RCPS Glasgow, 1984. MSC London, 1986
GDC No. 54787

Paul Begley qualified as a dental surgeon in 1980 from Liverpool University. He worked at Liverpool and Bristol Dental Hospitals, and then at Arrowe Park and Plymouth General Hospitals, and gained his Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in 1984.

He then studied at the Institute for Dental Surgery and The Eastman Dental Hospital from 1984 to 1986 gaining the degree of MSc. in Conservative Dentistry, and completed Higher Specialist Training in Restorative Dentistry in 1991 while a Lecturer at the University of Leeds.

Paul is on the General Dental Council’s Specialist Register in Restorative Dentistry, and has operated specialist practices in Endodontics and Restorative dentistry since 1993. He offers a referral service in Endodontics and Restorative Dentistry and Implant Dentistry.

Paul has lectured to dental practitioners groups on the mainland and overseas. The surgery in Tisbury is fully equipped for Endodontic, Restorative and Implant procedures and is manned for the whole working week. The surgical microscope, essential for many of the finely detailed procedures, is in everyday use, as are ultrasonics and other aids to successful operative treatment.

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Claudia Horsman

Dental Practitioner
BDS Dresden, 1991 Dr. Med Dresden, 1993
GDC No. 68747

Claudia joined us at Tisbury Dental & Implant Clinic in 2005.

Claudia qualified as a dentist from the University of Dresden in 1991. She spent her first 5 working years as a general dentist in Germany. During this time she gained her Dr Med by writing a scientific dissertation in Microbiology.

Claudia provides first class general dentistry for adults and children, dental tooth implants, cosmetic dentistry, invisible braces, snoring appliances and also offers more complex denture work, including precision attachments and telescopic crowns, a widely used treatment option in Germany. She also offers facial aesthetic treatments.

In addition, Claudia uses an innovative local anaesthetics system from the United States that feels much more comfortable than standard injections. It’s called the WAND, and yes, it’s magic!

Claudia is very passionate about keeping up to date and attends courses and lectures on a regular basis.

Claudia moved to Britain in 1996, where she lived and worked in Edinburgh, Scotland. She also lived in Nairobi, Kenya, for almost a decade, but came back to Scotland on a regular basis, before moving to England in 2005.

Claudia is married to an Englishman (that's how she came here) and has 2 children, 3 dogs, a cat, a pony called Tommy, some chickens and ferrets. She loves the outdoors and countryside pursuits.

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Luke Lucas

Dental Practitioner
BDS London 1993 DGDP UK, 1996
GDC No. 69902

Luke Lucas is a general dentist with over twenty years of clinical experience. By using the most up to date techniques to diagnose, prevent and treat dental disease, Luke aims to help patients achieve a healthy, comfortable mouth for life.

Luke qualified at Guys Hospital London in 1993 and obtained the general dental practitioners diploma in 1996 at the royal college of surgeons. He completed his dental implant training in Boston, USA, in 2002 and is experienced in the use of a variety of implant systems.

Proficient in dental acupuncture, lasers and invisible braces Luke is able to treat a wide range of dental needs. Luke splits his clinical time between Tisbury Dental & Implant Clinic and Haynes Dental & Implant Clinic (another Portman practice) in London.

Having moved to East Devon from London with his wife and two children in 2013 Luke and his family are now very settled in the south west. He is a keen tennis, squash, table tennis and badminton player and has competed in UK Racketlon competitions in the past.

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Vladimir Fazekas

Dental Practitioner
MUDr. (Slovakia) MSc. Aesthetic Restorative Dentistry (Manchester), DPDS (Bristol)
GDC No. 100899

Special interests: Cosmetic dentistry, Prosthodontics and Restorative Dentistry

Vlado is an enthusiastic and warm dentist, who has worked in UK Private Dentistry for over 10 years. Before focusing on his clinical work in Private Practice, Vlado worked as a University Clinical Teaching Fellow and until recently taught at the prestigious King’s College London teaching Prosthetic Dentistry, the field of dentistry which concerned with how we restore and repair teeth.

Vlado has been awarded his Masters in Restorative and Aesthetic Dentistry from The University of Manchester and is a cosmetically minded dentist who prides himself on light touch dentistry, commonly referred to as Align, Whiten, Bond. This approach saves patients (and teeth) necessary treatment whilst improving the overall harmony and attractiveness of the smile.

Alongside his colleagues, Vlado will be encouraging patients to consider treatment options which preserve as much of their natural teeth as possible, and to work with nature to produce the most healthy and aesthetic version of themselves.

Vlado’s academic interests have led him to further study and he has completed a Diploma course at Bristol University, focusing on periodontology (disease and conditions of the gums and bone that support teeth) and endodontics (root canal treatment).

Vlado will be offering all types of routine dentistry as well as cosmetic dentistry and simple adult orthodontics.

Outside Dentistry, Vlado is a keen traveller and keeps himself fit.

Jennifer Pearce

Hygienist
Dip Dent Hygiene Cardiff, 2005
GDC No. 6743

Abigail Morris

Hygienist
Dip Dent Hygiene Cardiff, 2006
GDC No. 104193

Sarah Armstrong

Hygiene Therapist
BSc Portsmouth, 2011
GDC No. 138480

Kate Russell

Hygiene Therapist
BSc Manchester, 2009
GDC No. 177015

Kate Lawes

Head Dental Nurse
NEBDN, 1999
GDC No. 113909

Kelly Wells

Dental Nurse
BADN Register
GDC No. 116098

Helen Broad

Dental Nurse
NVQ L3 Oral Health Care:Dental Nursing& Indp Asses City & Guilds, 2008
GDC No. 161363

Kim Helly

Dental Nurse
NEBDN, 2010
GDC No. 199127

Imogen Smith

Dental Nurse
Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds, 2017
GDC No. 270176

Yasmin Thorne

Head Receptionist & Dental Nurse
NEBDN, 2013
GDC No. 247087

Katie Hacker

Receptionist & Dental Nurse
NEBDN, 2003
GDC No. 117011

Jane Gibbs

Receptionist & Dental Nurse
NEBDN, 2005
GDC No. 116886

Claire Hudson

Dental Nurse
NEBDN, 2014
GDC No. 250524

Rebecca Orr

Receptionist & Dental Nurse
NEBDN, 2013
GDC No. 243499

Jude Temple-Edwards

Practice Manager

Jude became a dental nurse at 16 and has a wealth of clinical experience, she progressed to Practice Management in 2008 and became a mature student to achieve a Management and Leadership degree. Jude has 3 grown up children and several grandchildren and enjoys an out door life when relaxing from leading the team at Tisbury.

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