Our Dentists

All our dentists adhere to the rules governing the profession under strict guidance from the General Dental Council (GDC) "Standards for Dental Professionals".


Our Team

Diane Bowers

Practice Manager

I first commenced my role at Makwana & Patel Dentiques Ltd as a Receptionist in January 2005. I have always worked in Customer focus and Administration roles which I really enjoy!

I was promoted to Practice Manager in 2007 and the role is ever changing with great development for me and the team. I have an active role in the financial part of the business. I have completed PTLLS qualification (Preparing to teach in long-life learning sector) and various other communication and customer service courses fulfilled.

Away from the Practice, I have been married to Dave for 30 years and have two children, Jack 24 and Alice 19. I enjoy walking, reading and visiting Portugal every year where I spent time with my parents. Also travelling is of great interest.

I love the challenge that this company offers and the various initiatives which are in place and always work to high professional standards. The team is great and we are all growing and developing at every opportunity which is offered. The future is bright.

Tonia Norris

Practice Manager
GDC No. 184577

I have been Dental nursing since I was 16 years old through hard work I have managed to progress into a manager, I occasionally still have the opportunity to go into the surgery so my skills are kept up to date with the latest changes.

I have worked for The Pepper Clinics for the past 11 years and have enjoyed seeing the progression and growth of the business into one that we are all proud of.

I work within all of the practices and enjoy the variety of no two days are the same. My main base is The Yaxley Dental Clinic.

I have lived in the village of Yaxley for the past 14 years with my two children Lauren who is 18 and George who is 14.

Becky Gann

Head Nurse - Peterborough

Hi my name is Beckki and I have been the Head Nurse for the Pepper Clinics for the past year. I have been a Dental Nurse for 5 years and I love the fact that no two days are the same.

I enjoy all aspects of Dental Nursing and working with all the different dentist.I enjoy the business side also as I think all staff should be encouraged to play an active part in the business because we are a team and to give excellent service to patients and be able to offer them the latest techniques.

I have recently taken my radiography exam as I am always being encouraged to further my career.

In my spare time I enjoy reading and swimming.

Michelle Lamper

Senior - Lincoln

I first started dental nursing 8 years ago after spending 11 years in the royal navy. I have recently joined the pepper clinic family and have taken on the role of senior.

I enjoy working in the dental environment, using my experience and support from my team to ensure patients have a positive experience at the clinics.

I have been married to my husband mark for 8 years and we enjoy spending time together when he is not away with the royal air force.

Working with Makwana & Patel dentiques has been a breath of fresh air. It is very rewarding to work for a company who puts patients needs first.

Jacqui O'Rourke

GDC No. 3805

I am a dedicated member of The Pepper Clinics since 2009. I have 40 years experience within dentistry. I am a dual qualified dental hygienist and therapist with emphasis on prevention of gum disease. I am passionate about my career and teaching patients how to look after there gums and teeth. I enjoy going to the Gym and weight training.

Kerri Money

Podiatrist
The Silver Pepper Clinic
KERRI MONEY SRCh DPODM MChA

Kerri Money qualified as a podiatrist in January 2002 and is a registered member of the 'Health & Care Professions Council' (registration no. ch23003). She is also a registered member of 'The Society of Chiropodists & Podiatrists'

Kerri is enthusiastic and enjoys caring for people. She has very warm approach and ensures the general comfort and wellbeing of her patients and their feet.

www.northants-chiropody.co.uk

Lincoln

Vicy Barrass

Dentist
BDS Birm 1988
GDC No. 63799

I am a Lincolnshire yellow belly through and through having been born and lived in Lincolnshire for the majority of my life.

I qualified from Birmingham University with a degree in dentistry in 1988 having wanted to become a dentist from the age of thirteen.

I worked in two practices, one in Lincoln and one in Grimsby before starting my own practice in 1999 in Lincoln. I ran and worked in this practice, CVDP for thirteen years before selling it to the present owners in 2012. I have continued to work in the same practice since then.

I really enjoy my work and take considerable satisfaction in providing high quality family dental care. I take much pleasure in treating several generations of the same family and having practiced locally for many years I now treat the children of patients I first saw as young children themselves. Having practiced in the same place for some considerable time I have established great familiarity with my patients and my patients with me and this is advantageous to all.

In addition to working in general dental practice I have also worked as a clinical assistant at Lincoln hospital in the orthodontic department for 12 years and really enjoy providing orthodontic treatment (straightening teeth) for patients at the practice as well as providing cosmetic treatment including white fillings, crowns, bridges and tooth whitening.

On a personal note I am married and have four children-all boys! which occupy much of my time outside of dentistry so never a dull moment at work or home. I wouldn't have it any other way!

Barbara Kirkwood

Dental Hygienist - Cathedral View Dental Practice
GDC No. 3990

I qualified as a Dental Hygienist in 1990 at Bristol University Dental Hospital; I have worked for several years in dental practices in Bristol and Bath, and was also appointed as a tutor, training Hygienists at the Bristol Dental Hospital. I then relocated to London to take up a full time post at a prestigious Harley Street practice, working alongside a Periodontal Consultant.

I left London for the bright lights of Lincoln - and to be closer to my family – I have a caring and sensitive manner that puts even the most nervous of patients at ease, but always strives to achieve the best possible dental outcome for each patient.

Katarina Stead

BDS Lond
GDC No. 245080

Since graduating in dentistry from 'Barts and the London' University in 2013, I have moved from London to Lincoln and in 2015 achieved my RCSEd. As a healthcare professional I aim to prevent, diagnose and treat oral diseases and problems that affect the mouth and teeth. In addition to helping promote oral health, as part of a team I really enjoy caring for a wide range of patients, providing a patient-centred, friendly and relaxing therapy.

Since moving to Lincoln I have started horse-riding weekly embracing the new and exciting opportunity to develop and enjoy different experiences. I thoroughly enjoy swimming and go regularly to the pool and have in recent years competed and won numerous medals and certificates. I take pleasure in my work and have a keen interest in cosmetic treatments including: white fillings, veneers, crowns, bridges and teeth whitening. I have also completed the first stage of Toxins (Botox) and Dermal Fillers training. I like to use my life gained knowledge, skills, attitudes and understanding of scientific and clinical principles toward the prevention, alleviation and management of oral diseases, to help improve the oral healthcare of the future!

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