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Dr Gita Azizi, SO (Norway)

GDC reg: 76619

Gita graduated from Bergen University in Norway in 1999 and has been working in family practices in England ever since. During that time she has fulfilled several postgraduate courses in fields such as Smile Design, Sleeping Disorder, Acupuncture, Hypnosis, oral and IV Sedation, Periodontology and much more to ensure providing the best care for her patients.

Gita has an Implantology certificate from the Cavendish House in Cambridge. Also while working full time at East End Lodge, she completed her Masters Degree in Aesthetic and Restorative Dentistry (with distinction) at the University of Manchester.

She strives to provide high quality implant and cosmetic dental treatments as well as general dental care to improve her patients’ smile and wellbeing. She speaks English, Norwegian/Swedish and Farsi.

Gita has been registered with the British General Dental Council since 1999. She is also a member of the British Dental Association and International Team of Implantology (ITI).

Outside the practice, she enjoys cycling, scuba diving, dancing and travelling.


Mr Michael Cole, BDS (Ncle)

GDC reg: 63309

Michael graduated from Newcastle University in 1988 and furthered his experience in Oral Surgery and Orthodontics in hospital departments before moving into General Family Practice at East End Lodge in 1992.

He enjoys the wider challenge of providing all types of high quality dental treatments to all ages of patients in a relaxed environment. He has a particular interest in Sedation for anxious patients, Cosmetic Dentistry and Orthodontics.

Michael loves the sea and whenever he gets a chance you will find him out on the waves enjoying some sailing.


Dr Silvia Hamer, BDS (Arg)

GDC reg: 76985

Silvia has many years of experience providing dental care for adults and children. After graduating from the University of Buenos Aires in Argentina in 1989, Silvia has undertaken extensive postgraduate education in Restorative Dentistry, Prosthodontics and Implantology.

She has lectured at the Dental School in Buenos Aires, in postgraduate courses and conferences in Argentina. She is passionate about her work and also has a special interest in Periodontics.

Silvia relocated to the UK and revalidated her degree in 1999. Since then she has worked in private practices and has owned a practice in Stratford Upon Avon. She regularly attends lectures and training courses to ensure she is at the forefront of Cosmetic, Restorative and Implant Dentistry. She also gained a Diploma in Implantology at the University of Santiago de Compostela in Spain.

Silvia is now looking forward to providing long term, high quality care for her patients here at East End Lodge whilst finding time to enjoy trips to the theatre, gym, skiing and travelling outside of her work.


Dr. Negin Kamalwand, UKE Hamburg (DEU)

GDC reg: 164112

After her graduation in Germany, Negin has poured her heart into research and was awarded a doctorate in dentistry by the Universitätsklinikum Hamburg-Eppendorf Zentrum für Zahn-, Mund- und Kieferheilkunde, in November 2007.

Negin moved to the South of England in 2008, and continued her interests and career working in general dental practice. She also continued to further develop her skills in the interests of caring for children and nervous patients.

Negin has developed a special interest in Dento Facial Orthopaedics (DFO) which involves the guidance of facial growth and facial development, which occurs mainly during childhood.
Negin says her motivation comes from always wanting to improve the lives of people and to fall asleep at the end of the day feeling that she has done her best for her patients and has made a difference to their lives.

Negin continues to study updates to dentistry and other related courses to continually offer her patients the care that they need. She lives locally with her family, enjoys keeping fit and socialising with her friends in her spare time.

Peter Torkos

Dr. Peter Torkos, BDS (Rom)

GDC reg: 275954

Peter is originally from Hungary and moved to the UK over 20 years ago. He qualified as a dentist in Transilvana, University of Targu Mures. He has worked around the local area as an associate in general dentistry for the last four years. Recently Peter qualified in Implant dentistry with VSS Academy and also has an interest in clear aligners.

With his work he enjoys the creativity and success of complete oral restorations to be able to participate in a smile on his patient’s face.

In Peter’s free time, he enjoys water sports, windsurfing and wind foiling in particular. Often you can find him at Hayling Island sea front.


Mrs Cherry Owens, CEB Dip Dental Hygiene UK

GDC reg: 4812

Qualified in 1991 from Dental Hygiene School, The Royal Army Dental Corps, Aldershot. She joined our practice in 1992. Cherry has a long list of dedicated patients who have come here for years to see her


Miss Emily Early, BSc Dental Hygiene and Therapy UK

GDC reg: 218097

Qualified from Portsmouth University in 2017 and returned to our team in 2018.


Miss Tracy Blosse, BSC Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy UK

GDC reg: 112480

Qualified from Dent al Hygiene/Therapy School, Portsmouth University in 2007 and joined us soon after. She is bubbly, full of energy and very enthusiastic. She is a great joy to work with.


Mr Adam Wood, BSc Dental Hygiene and Therapy UK

GDC reg: 278478

Qualified from Portsmouth University in 2018 and joined us soon after.



Mrs Lucy Miles

GDC reg: 199398

Lucy is a fully qualified registered dental nurse and joined our little ground in 2010. She is a joy to work with and makes our patients journey comfortable with her lovely smile.

In her spare time, Lucy likes to go swimming and enjoy going out for dinner with family and friends.

Charlotte Hobson

Miss Charlotte Hobson

GDC reg: 274668

Charlotte joined us in March 2016.


Miss Sophie Clarke

Sophie joined us as a Trainee in June 2018


Miss Cheyenne Smith

GDC reg: 285360

Cheyenne joined us in January 2021.

Yvonne Pay

Mrs Yvonne Pay

GDC reg: 160495

Yvonne joined us in May 2017,


Joanne Taylor

Mrs Joanne Taylor

Jo is a helpful and friendly face at the front desk, she helps us as a receptionist and joined East End Lodge in 2004. A great personality, she goes out of her way to look after our patients.
In her spare time, Jo likes to spend time in her garden.


Miss Rebecca Wells

Rebecca is a helpful and friendly face at the front desk, she helps us as a Receptionist and joined the practice in 2010. She is always smiling and loves to wear flowers in her hair. She has a vast experience in customer service which shows in her every day care of our patients.
Outside of the practice, Rebecca works as a nail technician, and enjoys relaxing in her spare time.

Practice Managers


Miss Melanie-Lauren Smith

Practice Manager and Dental Nurse
GDC reg: 267783

Having decided to have a complete career change. Melanie joined us in July 2014.

Mrs Chris Allberry

Chris started as our practice manager in 1990. She is a fully qualified dental nurse and has great experience in team management. She is the backbone of our little group and we would not be as successful as we are without her amazing dedication.

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