Meet the team who’ll be taking care of all your dental needs

Mark Whetstone

Mark Whetstone

Mark is our practice owner, and likes the fact that he can deliver dental services, based on patient needs rather than practitioner preferences.

Mark splits his time between our Whelby practices so you may well see him on your next visit!

GDC no: 62466
First registered on: 01/08/1987

Karen Jones

Karen Jones

You will see Karen both in and out of the clinical area. A qualified RGN, she also manages the practice in addition to her clinical work. She enjoys number crunching, as well as interacting with patients every day.

Outside of work, she’s often cooking, walking, reading or socialising with friends.

UKCC no: 78Y0147S
First registered on: 22/09/1981

Marta Morera Cuenca

Marta Morera Cuenca

Marta is our expert in Periodontics with the following qualifications: MSc in Periodontology and Oral Implantology, MRes in Dental Science, Postgraduate Programme in Periodontics and Oral Implants at the University of Valencia.

Prashant Naik

Prashant Naik

Implant Specialist

Prashant is our Implant Specialist, he has the following qualifications. BDS (Lond), BSc, Dip.Imp.Dent.RCS (Eng), BDS/Dentsply Student Clinician of the year 2005 and he has prestigious diploma in Implant dentistry at the RCS (Eng)

Fernando Mourão Vieira

Fernando Mourão Vieira

Endodontics specialist

Fernando is our dentist with special interest in Endodontics. His passion for root canal treatments, helped by a surgical microscope and some other top spec instruments, makes him going deep into his treatments with the only and lonely goal of tooth preservation.

During the weekend, Fernando likes to spend time with his wife, son and friends. And when the weather allows him to take his motorbike for a spin, there’s a high likelihood of seeing him having fun in some countryside forests or seacoast roads.

Mr JK Thiruchelvam

Mr JK Thiruchelvam

Consultant oral and implantology surgeon

Mr Thiruchelvam has had extensive training in all aspects of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. Oral & Maxillofacial work is a unique speciality which combines skills from both medicine and dentistry and is best placed to manage complex treatments such as implants, bone grafting and difficult extractions.

Mr Thiruchelvam’s particular interests include implants, facial plastic surgery, surgical dentistry and temperomandibular (TMJ Disorders).

Sinead Saich

Sinead Saich

Sinead has 22 years of experience as a dentist after qualifying at St. Barts and the Royal London Dental Hospital in 1997 with several clinical and academic awards, then worked as a restorative house officer in the hospital, treating advanced cases. Committed to maintaining high standards of patient care she also gained Joint Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons in London and completed Advanced Cosmetic Restorative Training at the Eastman Dental Hospital, and several other advanced restorative dental and orthodontic courses.

Sinead was one of the first in the UK to gain qualification in the only government approved Level 7 /Masters Level, with the Harley Academy, in Injectable Facial Aesthetics which includes Dermal filler, Botulinum Toxin. She has also trained extensively with many of the most respected in the industry, including in Harley Street. She prioritises safety, uses up-to -date well researched techniques and products, and is passionate about making people feel more confident in themselves by reducing the appearance of ageing and helping balance facial proportions in a natural-looking

Tina Shaw

Tina Shaw

Tina may be one of the first people you see or speak to in practice but her role isn’t just customer facing: she’s usually up to lots of behind-the-scenes work too.

She often goes away for weekends in her caravan, to walk the dogs and spend time with her family.

Karen Corless

Karen Corless

Karen is one of our qualified dental nurses and can usually be found in one of our surgeries. Karen’s favourite thing is seeing the change that dentistry can make to people’s lives and their appearance, improving their overall happiness.

When she’s not in work, you’ll probably find her cooking, reading or travelling.

GDC no: 117792
First registered on: 24/09/2007

Leo Reeves

Leo Reeves

Front Desk Management
Lesley Garwe

Lesley Garwe

Dental Nurse
Louise Dhal

Louise Dhal

Front Desk
Anna Peterson

Anna Peterson

Therapist