Meet our dental team
Dr Samit Chitre BDS MJDF RCS Eng. DPDS
He has completed BDS in 2003 in India and has re qualified in U.K by
passing statutory International Qualifying Examination in 2005.
He is Member of joint faculty of General Dental Practitioner Royal College
of Surgeons England.(MJDF RCS Eng) . He has as Diploma in postgraduate
Dental Studies from Bristol University.(DPDS)
He has interest in Implant Dentistry and has done a certificate course with
CADE .The other areas which interest him are cosmetic dentistry smile design
and General Dentistry .
Apart from Dentistry he has managed to study modules of Public and Criminal
law at University of West England.
He is a family man and has a 5 yr old boy and wife who Is a Physiotherapist.
David Greenaway. BDS LDS Dentist
David Qualified from Guys Hospital in 1981, and has been in general practice ever since. He has been looking after the teeth of the residents of Denmead and surrounding areas since 1987. He is committed to preventative care and central to this philosophy are regular check-ups to monitor for any abnormalities and hygienist therapy to provide advanced cleaning for patients. David takes a special interest in cosmetic treatments including smile design and tooth whitening.
GDC number: 55138
Conor Mulcahy. BA.B Dent Sci, MSc
Conor Qualified from Trinity College Dublin in 1986. He has lived and worked in the Portsmouth area since 1990.In 1997 he gained a Masters degree in Prosthetic Dentistry from Guys Hospital London. Conor’s dental philosophy is Conservative with a big “C” in that he believes in providing the minimum amount of dentistry that is required to help you keep your teeth for life. As such he supports the Practice’s commitment to regular examinations, maintenance and dental hygiene.
In addition to general dentistry he has a particular interest in caring for people who have lost most or all of their teeth and those who may be faced with significant tooth loss in the future. He has a considerable experience in providing high quality dentures and restoring dental implants.
GDC number: 61625
Heather Beckett. BSc, BDS, FDS, MSc
Heather qualified at Guys Hospital, London in 1981 and was appointed Consultant in Restorative Dentistry at Portsmouth Hospitals in 1995. Her work includes the full range of UK Restorative Dentistry subspecialties, including collaborative work with orthodontists and maxillofacial surgeons. She has undertaken advanced training courses in dental implantology in Sweden and Marseilles. To visit Heather's website, please click here.
GDC number: 56061
Lesley Walkling. Hygienist.
Lesley qualified in 1988 from R.A.D.C Aldershot and has worked as a dental hygienist ever since.
GDC number: 4082
Davina Gray. Hygienist.
Davina Qualified in 1977 from Edinburgh Dental Hospital, and joined us in 2006.
Lesley and Davina are both members of the British Society of Dental Hygiene and Therapy. They attend frequent courses and lectures to maintain registration and update their skills.
GDC number: 1519
Sian Stephenson. Receptionist.
Sian trained as a dental nurse when she left school and has worked in dental practices since. She joined Denmead Dental in 1996 and warmed to its caring, family style. She enjoys welcoming patients and has built up a good rapport with them.
Yvonne Crockford. Receptionist.
Yvonne joined the practice in 2004 and really enjoys working on the front desk, meeting and greeting patients and ensuring that everything runs smoothly. She enjoys her role in the friendly, caring and professional team at Denmead.
Sarah Thompson. Dental Nurse and Receptionist
Sarah Qualified from Highbury College in 1997. She takes a great deal of pride in the smooth running of the surgeries and the high standards of cross infection control at Denmead Dental.
GDC number: 117669
Natasha Gallaway. Dental Nurse.
Natasha joined the practice in July 2011 and has recently achieved her Diploma in Dental Nursing at Eastleigh College.
GDC number: 267207
Hollie Waters. Dental Nurse.
Hollie joined the practice in September 2016 and qualified in Dental Nursing in 2010.
GDC number: 206903