Our Team

Mr Chris Newton BDS BSc (Hons) GDC Reg No. 79853

Chris graduated from the University of Bristol in 2001 and became a partner at Westdale Dental in 2008. More recently in 2018 Chris became the principal dentist, taking sole ownership of the practice.  Chris enjoys all aspects of dentistry. His experience and continuing education combined with his gentle style enables him to provide his patients with a comfortable and relaxed experience throughout their visit. In addition to clinical practice Chris is also qualified in clinical education and enjoys mentoring colleagues.

Outside of the practice Chris is married to Polly and they have two lively young boys to keep them busy. Chris enjoys most sports, in particular football and cricket, travelling when he can as well as finding time to do his charity work.

Miss Gillian Hannah BDS GDC Reg No.75818

Gillian qualified as a dentist from the University of Glasgow in 1999 and soon after graduating she moved to Nottingham. She joined Westdale Dental in 2008 bringing with her a wealth of experience in general dentistry.

Gillian prides herself on providing high quality dental treatment with a gentle, friendly approach. Many of her patients regularly make comments on how gentle she is at giving injections!

Outside of work, Gillian enjoys travelling and goes to a weekly yoga class. She also enjoys regular trips back home to Scotland to see her family.

Mr Sandeep Chita BDS MFDS RCPS GDC Reg No.81104

Sandeep graduated from London's Kings College in 2002 and stayed at Kings College for two years working in the oral surgery department, including one year as staff surgeon. Sandeep also attended the Eastman Dental Hospital, UCL, for an extended implant course and gained experience with several implant systems. With a wealth of experience and expertise and a gentle, caring approach, Sandeep is able to help put the minds of even our most nervous patients at ease. Well respected in his field, Sandeep has worked with many of the country’s leading oral surgeons and continually attends courses to keep abreast of the latest advances in modern implant dentistry.

Away from practice Sandeep enjoys spending as much time as he can with his young family.

Lynne Jones BDS Dip PCOrth RCS (Eng) GDC Reg No. 66946

Lynne graduated from Newcastle in 1991 and joined our team in October 2009. Lynne provides both NHS and private orthodontic treatments and her attention to detail ensures that both adults and children receive the highest standard of orthodontic care here at Westdale. Lynne attends a range of courses to keep up to date with current thinking and with modern advances in cosmetic braces, Lynne can offer Invisalign® invisible braces as well as all ceramic bracket systems.

Outside of work Lynne is kept busy with her family and enjoys spending time with her friends.

Caroline Lynk BDS GDS Reg No. 228904

Caroline graduated from Sheffield University in 2012 and spent her first foundation year with us here at Westdale Dental. During that time Caroline developed strong relationships with the team and our patients, so we were delighted to be able to keep her here at the practice full time. Caroline enjoys all aspects of general dentistry, she has a caring and reassuring approach and her aim is to work in partnership with her patients to promote good oral health.

Outside of work Caroline enjoys spending time her family, going for walks and taking her daughter to the park.

Karolina Werbel BDS GDS Reg No. 169569

Karolina graduated from the University of Szczecin in Poland in 2005. She joined us here at Westdale Dental in December 2014 after spending seven years working at a family dental practice in Hucknall. Karolina enjoys all aspects of general dentistry and is especially interested in providing dental treatments using minimal invasive dental techniques. Karolina’s aim is to provide quality dental care in a relaxed, trusting environment, she finds it most rewarding to work with our younger patients promoting good oral health and good eating and brushing habits from an early age.

Outside of work Karolina’s two small children keep her busy and in her free time she enjoys baking, gardening and above all exploring the British Isles on her small boat.

Sherif Kamel, BDS MFDS RCS (Ed) MSc Implants   Reg No. 233860

Sherif qualified as a dentist in 2005 from Cairo, Egypt. In 2007, he completed his examinations and became a Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.

Sherif was awarded an international research scholar position at the University of Texas, Houston, USA and co-authored a textbook about the usage of Cone Beam CT in the head and neck. Sherif also has several publications in peer reviewed journals. Furthermore, he has gained extensive experience in oral surgery working in different hospitals and currently holds a part-time position as a specialty doctor in oral surgery at a university hospital where he mentors and teaches junior dentists.

Sherif has an interest in aesthetic dentistry and dental implants. He gained a clinical Masters degree in dental implants from the University of Manchester. In addition he completed a post-graduate certificate in restorative and aesthetic dentistry and he is also an active member of the ITI (international team of implantology) and the British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Sherif enjoys treating patients and enhancing their smiles. He is very good at comforting anxious patients and providing them with a pleasant dental experience.

Outside of work, Sherif enjoys spending time with his family, swimming and photography. He also enjoys travelling and exploring new places and learning about other cultures.

Gurdit Singh BDS GDC Reg No. 257723

Gurdit qualified as a Dental Surgeon from The University of Liverpool in 2015 with distinction in Oral Health. He then gained The Diploma of Membership of the Joint Dental Faculties at The Royal College of Surgeons of England (MJDF RCS Eng) in 2018 after passing postgraduate examinations. Gurdit enjoys all aspects of dentistry and in particular aesthetic and restorative dentistry. Gurdit is currently undertaking a one-year course in Advanced Operative Aesthetic and Restorative dentistry to further enhance his skills in these areas.

Outside of work Gurdit enjoys all sports but especially football and golf.

Caroline Holden Dip DH RDH GDC Reg No. 5147

Caroline qualified as a dental hygienist at Charles Clifford Dental School in 1996 and has been part of the team since 2003. Caroline works at Westdale Dental 2 days a week and spends the rest of her time between dental practices in South Yorkshire and Derbyshire. Caroline enjoys all aspects of her work and in particularly the strong relationships that she has built with her patients. Her aim is to provide outstanding care in a friendly and comfortable environment.

When not working Caroline enjoys the countryside and walks with her dogs.

Emma McCormack BSc DipHE GDC Reg 244517

After Emma completed her degree in Biomedical Science in 2010, she decided that she wanted to utilise her knowledge of the human body within a clinical setting and be at the front of patient care. Emma completed the Diploma in Higher Education in Dental Hygiene & Therapy at the University of Sheffield in June 2013.Emma is passionate about improving patients’ self-confidence and general well-being. She believes excellent communication and building a good rapport with each patient is the key to achieving a high standard of care and the best clinical results. Emma has a special interest in preventative oral health care and promotion of good oral health.

In her spare time Emma's hobbies include cooking and keeping active - going to the gym, running and walking in the Peak District.

Christina Eaton Dip DHT GDC Reg no 135386

Christina studied Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy at  the University of Leeds and graduated in 2012. She then went on to complete the West Midlands Foundation training scheme for dental therapists which  allowed her to further development her clinical skills. Christina continues her professional development and regularly attends practical hands on courses so she can keep up to date with the latest treatments and dental products. Christina has experience working with both adults and children, identifying the individual needs of her patients and provide a personalised course of treatment. Christina is passionate about her work, whether its treating periodontal disease , teaching patients how to improve and maintain their oral health, carrying out fillings or teeth whitening.

In her spare time Christina likes to keep active with running, yoga and paddle boarding . She also love spending time with her family.

Jemma Falzon BDS GDC Reg No. 210103

Jemma graduated from Newcastle University in 2011 and has a wide range of experience in all aspects of dentistry having spent time working in hospital and general practice both in the UK and Australia. Jemma  made a commitment to expand and develop her skills and in 2015 was awarded Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery with the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh. Jemma also undertook Invisalign Certification and has attended courses in minimally invasive aesthetic dentistry. She is am a member of two local study clubs who meet monthly to better their knowledge together.

Jemma has a patient-centred approach to dentistry, this enables her to provide individual, tailored treatment to each and every one of her patients. She loves building a rapport with her patients to ensure that they are involved in their treatment every step of the way, in addition to equipping them with the skills they need to achieve their treatment goals and maintain a healthy mouth.

Outside of the surgery Jemma loves travelling and spends lots of time spoiling and riding her horse Alfie.

Charlotte Heneghan Dip DHT GDC Reg No 257849

Charlotte graduated from the University of Birmingham with BSc Hons Dental Hygiene and Therapy and worked for two years post-qualification in her home town in North Wales. In 2017 Charlotte moved to Nottingham  and just us at Westdale Dental the following year. Charlottes main passion is treating gum disease and promoting excellent oral health.

Outside of work Charlotte enjoys socialising, attending the gym and baking.