Everyone at the practice is committed to providing you with the very best of dental healthcare. Our team brings a wealth of experience to the practice, each team member having achieved a high standard of professional qualification.
Tim was born and brought up in South Wales and studied dentistry at the University of Bristol, qualifying as a dentist in 1992. Tim was awarded the Bristol Dental Hospital Certificate of Merit in Oral Medicine in February 1992 and was recognised for his study of complex oral surgery and maxillofacial techniques with Dr Lewis Williamson DDS in Honolulu, Hawaii in 1991. He then worked for 14 years as an Associate in general practice in Bristol before becoming the Principal Dentist at wotton dental and implant-referral clinic in April 2006.
In 2014, Tim graduated at the University of Bristol after completing an MSc in Dental Implantology for which he was awarded a distinction.
The title of Tim's dissertation was "An Audit of Patient Understanding and Recall Of Risks and Complications of Dental Implant Treatment Following Written and Verbal Informed Consent".
In December 2015, Tim published his MSc dissertion reasearch as a paper in The Royal College of Surgeons of England Faculty Dental Journal (FDJ).
In his private life, Tim is a keen skier, having trained in ski-mountaineering with the International School of Mountaineering at Leysin in Switzerland.
Tim is a keen cyclist and indoor rower and also enjoys canoeing.
Fiona was born and brought up in Abergavenny and studied dentistry at the University of Bristol, qualifying as a dentist in December 1991. Her elective study in her final year of study at Bristol involved treating children in the community in Trinidad. Her varied career has involved working in general practice in Shepton Mallet, Clevedon and Stoke Bishop in Bristol as well being a mobile dentist for a year, covering the whole of the Southwest. She has also worked as a prison dentist. Fiona is active in amateur dramatics and is involved in local village life.
Jo Hayes graduated from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne in 1985. Her first 2 years were spent gaining valuable experience in Oral Surgery and general dentistry at hospitals in London, Southend and Bristol. She then spent 18 years working in a family practice in Bristol.
In 2006 Jo began a multi system implant course which was completed in 2007. Her other professional interests include Orthodontics, Implantology and she also offers a full range of cosmetic dentistry.
She is committed to post graduate education and has gained a Diploma in post-graduate Dental Surgery in 2000 from Bristol University.
She also spends half a day working as a Clinical Assistant in Orthodontics at Bristol Southmead Hospital.
Outside of work Jo is a keen tennis player and likes travelling to far off places.
Jade Hedges has been with us since 2006, and is responsible for clinical, clinic and staff management. Jade also has clinical and operational responsibilities for implant treatments.
Hayley Cook has been with us since 2010 and completed her dental nurse training through our clinic. Hayley has clinical and operational responsibilities for Tim,
Jo Hirst has been with us since 2008 and has a wealth of experience having worked as a dental nurse for over 20 years in general practice. Jo has clinical and operational responsibilities for Fiona.
Melanie Walker is our receptionist and has been with us since 2007. She more than happy to deal with your enquiries and give you a warm welcome to Wotton Dental & Implant Clinic.
All our nurses are experienced and ensure the practice runs as smoothly as possible. They are very approachable and knowledgeable regarding all aspects of your dental care, please feel free to contact them on 01453 844428 or email your queries to firstname.lastname@example.org.