Meet the Team
Dr Taylor Pope BDS (Liverpool 2002) BSc (Hons) (Leeds 1996). GDC number: 80895
Taylor qualified from The University of Leeds in 1996 with a Degree in Human Anatomy and from The University of Liverpool with his dental degree in 2002, he has since gained a wealth of experience in the dental field - both in the NHS and Private sector nationwide.
As well as being the Director of Newton Dental Practice, Taylor also has an NHS/Private practice on the Wirral, Crewe and Chester. He is an Educational Supervisor for Health Education North West - entailing training and mentoring newly qualified dental professionals. Taylor also has certification in Clinical Research from the National Institute for Health Research, is a clinical lead for NHS England for Peer Reviews and is currently working towards a Diploma in Postgraduate Clinical Education.
He is a registered practitioner for Zoom! whitening and Oralign clear braces.
He has a special interest in non-surgical facial aesthetics and has been trained to an advanced level. As Medical Director of Advanced Facial Aesthetics Ltd, Taylor has trained with the famous Dr Bob Khanna (Ten Years Younger). His wealth of experience in the cosmetic industry includes treating Premier League footballers, actresses and models, as well as being Clinical Lead at several large cosmetic establishments.
His treatments include anti-wrinkle injections, treatment for excessive sweating, migraine treatments, treatments for teeth grinding, dermal fillers, lip enhancement, chemical peels and Dermaroller.
Taylor has been interviewed on both television and radio with regard to his Facial Aesthetics expertise, as well as contributing to several large Press releases in this ever expanding cosmetic industry.
He lives on the Wirral with his wife and seven young children and enjoys spending time with his family.
Dr Kranthi K.Nasani (Associate Dental Surgeon)
BDS. (India, 2002), MSc Aesthetic and Restorative Dentistry (Manchester), Cert.Implantology (Salford) GDC No. 145446
Dr. Kranthi Kumar Nasani,(KK.) graduated from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, India in 2002. After completing his Rotatory Internship in the College of Dental Sciences and Hospital he gained a wide range of experience in General Dental Practice with a special interest in Surgical Dentistry and Endodontics.
He registered with the GDC in 2008 inspired by the modern yet conservative and preventive way of practicing dentistry in the UK. KK joined Newton Dental in September 2008 and continued his training gaining an MSc in Aesthetic and Restorative Dentistry from Manchester University and a Certificate in Implantology from Salford University.
KK is particularly focused in the specialised area of Dental Implantology and is establishing this as his main area of practice in our fully equipped, purpose build implant studio. He takes real pride and personal satisfaction in delivering the highest standards of treatment to his patients and always strives to provide excellent care and a fantastic dental experience.
KK likes to socialise, travelling within the UK and abroad and keeping fit
Dr Venkatesh Ankam BDS, PG Dip Endodontics GDC: 176418
Venkatesh joined the practice in July 2012 having previously worked at a dental practice in Warrington.
He completed his Dental Internship from Rajiv Gandhi University, India in the year 2004-05 and achieved his UK GDC registration in the year 2009.
He has worked as a General Dental Practitioner in the NHS for the past 3 years. He has a special interest in Endodontics and is pursuing a Masters Degree in this discipline and he has currently finished his P.G certificate programme in this subject. He has also completed Part 1 of the Membership of the Joint Dental Faculties.
Venkat believes that to be a good dentist, understanding the patient`s needs and providing them with quality and ethical treatment is essential.
He enjoys most outdoor sports and activities. He likes adventure sports as well.
Dr Ammar Salman BDS (Baghdad 2002) GDC: 239068
Ammar graduated from Baghdad university of dentistry,Iraq in 2002. There he gained extensive experience in maxillo-facial surgery as he worked at one of the renowned hospital specialising in maxillo-facial cases in the capital city of Baghdad. He was registered with the GDC in 2012, and since this time he has completed his vocational training year to enable him to work in NHS Dentistry. Ammar is currently studying to complete the fellowship in dental surgery which is also called MJDF from the Royal College of Surgeons.
He is very interested in cosmetic dentistry ,and he is therefore pursuing further education in this field commencing in March 2015.
Ammar is an ex semi-professional footballer and a big fan of Liverpool Football Club. His interests also include to travel and very much enjoys to visit and explore new cities.
Rebecca Parkes BDS (Manchester) GDC: 252801
Rebecca graduated from The University of Manchester and completed her FD year with Dr Taylor Pope at our busy dental practice on the Wirral. Rebecca is fantastic with nervous patient and children and with her friendly and gentle manner puts all patients at ease.
She is a registered practitioner for Zoom! whitening and is starting training in Oralign clear braces this year.
Dr Giju George MBBS, MD FCARCSI. Consultant Anaesthetist. GMC number: 6038076
Giju is our consultant medical anaesthetist with a special interested in dental anaesthesia. He works in the dental hospitals in Liverpool providing intravenous sedation and general anaesthesia for a range of dental procedures. We are very fortunate to have his expertise in providing our intravenous sedation in a controlled, safe environment. Giju is also a council member of the Association of Dental Anaesthetist. He lives with his young family on the Wirral.
Ceri Cameron GDC: 185345
Ceri has over 17 years experience in the dental field having qualified at the University of Liverpool in 2009 as a Dental Hygienist and Dental Therapist. She has worked over this time in the NHS, Private and Hospital sector gaining a wealth of experience. Ceri regularly attends courses to enhance her continual professional development and ensure her knowledge and treatments are always at the forefront of dentistry.
As well as being able to provide restorative treatment Ceri is committed to providing patient specific preventative and educational services, ensuring patients know the best way to improve and maintain good oral health.
Ceri keeps fit with horse riding and walking. She has a keen interest in photography and loves spending time with her 2 children.
Rebecca Bebbington GDC: 6443
Rebecca studied Dental Hygiene at Liverpool University Dental Hospital and qualified in 2004. Since then she has worked in both NHS, private and hospital settings and joined our team at Newton Dental Practice in 2010.
Rebecca enjoys working together with her patients to help improve and maintain good oral health. She finds it rewarding seeing patients respond to treatment and advice they have been given. Rebecca is especially good at treating anxious patients, gradually building up patients confidence and trust. She regularly attends courses to ensure she can offer the latest techniques and treatments to her patients and has a keen interest in promoting implant oral health.
Rebecca is also available for appointments on Saturday mornings.
Janine started her dental career in 1985 and qualifying as a dental nurse in 2002. She took over the role as Practice Manager in 2011. Janine is in charge of the day to day running of the practice, clinical governance, Care Plan and staffing. Her main priority is focusing on customer care and ensuring the happiness of patients and staff.
Having completed her NVQ in IT and Business Management Janine is now starting her advanced certification in Business Management.
Janine has recently be nominated as a finalist for Practice Manager of the Year at the prestigious, national competition- The Dental Awards 2016.
She loves spending time with her family and likes to keep fit by walking her two Husky dogs.
Linzi is our lead receptionist. She is involved in the running of the front desk, booking appointments and answering your email and telephone enquires.Linzi is just a phone call away to give you any further information on our products and services.She is working towards further qualifications in customer services.
Linzi enjoys keeping fit at the gym and socialising.
Rachel Collins, GDC: 140204
Rachel is our senior dental nurse having over 13 years experience. She joined Newton Dental Practice in 2007 and gained further qualifications in Oral Health Care in 2009. Rachel is also involved in clinical governance and auditing of the practice, working closely with Janine to ensure the highest quality of care is provided by the team at all times.She is particularly interested in the filed of cosmetic dentistry and implantology.
Rachel enjoys socialising with friends and relaxing with family and her three children.
Claire Atherton, GDC: 175222
Claire has over 14 years experience in both the NHS and Private sector. She joined the team in 2013 having obtained her Level 3 NVQ in Oral Health care in 2005. Claire is taking further course in implantology and aesthetics. She has great interpersonal skills and great at putting nervous patients at ease.
Claire enjoys going to the theatre, socialising and spending time with her family.
Erin Broad, GDC: 256382
Erin qualified in 2014 with a Level 3 NVQ in Dental Nursing. She is currently working towards advanced qualifications in customer services and will be taking further courses in prosthetics and radiographs. She is a dedicated team member and always on hand to help patients.
Erin enjoys walking in the Lake District and spending quality time with her husband and young son.
Rebecca Owen, GDC: 268345
Rebecca completed her qualifications in Dental Nursing last year. She has proved to be an enthusiastic team member and is hoping to progress her dental career with further courses. Outside of work Rebecca likes socialising with friends and is a keen gym enthusiast.