Wel­come to Measham Dental

We take great pride in the qual­i­ty of care we pro­vide and always seek to allow ample time to offer a relaxed, enjoy­able and unhur­ried ser­vice, with the focus on you — our patient.

We are an expe­ri­enced and car­ing den­tal team. San­dra, the prin­ci­pal den­tist, opened the pur­pose built prac­tice in 2014, with a vision to offer afford­able pri­vate treat­ment in a friend­ly, approach­able and pro­fes­sion­al way.

Since then we have grown mainly by personal recommendation. We pride ourselves on being a source of comfort, reassurance and confidence to our patients through the dentistry we practice. This is reflected in our values statement.

We personally introduce, explain and complete each therapy for each patient and encourage our patients to be active in making decisions regarding their treatment. Sandra and her team invite you to come and visit our practice where you can witness first hand our commitment to our patients.

Our Values

  • We value you, our patient, as an individual.
  • We listen to you and endeavour to address your needs.
  • We are committed to providing first-class customer care at affordable prices.
  • We aim to provide high quality dental care for the whole family in a friendly yet professional manner that will give you a positive experience.
  • We are committed to continuous education for the whole team, so we will improve our skills and offer you the best treatment.

Meet the team

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Sandra Ferreira

Principal Dentist (GDC 106155)

Sandra qualified in Brazil and the UK passing the General Dental Council qualifications in 2006. She practiced in Ashby-de-la-Zouch for five years gaining respect from patients for her caring approach. She has postgraduate qualifications in restorative dentistry and is trained in the use of botulinum and dermal fillers for facial cosmetics. Her hobbies are photography, walking and supporting charitable work.

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Abigail Higginbottom

Associate Dentist (GDC 277755)

Abi joined the practice in 2022. Since joining the practice, Abi has established herself as a very well-liked and respected clinician amongst her patients and her team.Abi studied dentistry at the University of Manchester and completed her foundation training at a busy NHS practice, during which time she developed a loyal patient list. Abi is known for her compassionate and caring approach and her ability to put patients at ease. Abi provides all aspects of general dentistry and her interests include Invisalign and cosmetic dentistry. She has recently developed a professional Instagram to showcase her work which is rapidly developing a following. Abi has been shortlisted twice for Best Young Dentist 2020 and 2021 at the Dentistry Awards.

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Angeliki Dalakoura

Associate Dentist (GDC 282148)

Angeliki qualified as a dentist in Greece and worked 5 years in private practice in Thessaloniki. She relocated to the UK in 2019 to broaden her knowledge and specialize in Endodontics. While working in the UK, Angeliki is currently on her last year of MSc in Endodontic Practice from the Queen Mary University in London. In her spare time she enjoys travelling and spending time with her family and friends.

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Robert Bolt

Implant Specialist (GDC 79463)

Rob is both medically and dentally qualified and has been placing implants and tissue grafts for over 10 years. He is one of a handful of Oral Surgeons nationally who have been trained in maxillofacial trauma, orthognathic surgery, advanced implantology and lingual nerve repair. Rob is the Director of the University of Sheffield "One-to-One" Implant Course, which teaches fully qualified dentists how to place dental implants. Despite holding an impressive alphabet of prestigious qualifications, Rob is very approachable and down to earth!

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Samah Awan

Associate Dentist - Braces (GDC 283276)

Samah studied dentistry at Liverpool University qualifying with honours and distinctions in restorative dentistry, paediatrics and orthodontics. She has a caring and empathetic approach towards her patients and likes to ensure that patients feel at ease and relaxed during their treatments. Since qualifying Samah has been committed to post-graduate education enjoying all aspects of restorative dentistry, however she has developed a keen interest in orthodontics and is currently working towards gaining a Diploma in orthodontics being able to treat a wide range of children and adults with different orthodontic solutions.

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Bethany McLean

Hygienist (GDC 281277)

Hi! I’m Bethany and I have recently graduated from the University of Birmingham with a BSc in Dental Hygiene and Therapy with Clinical Distinction. Whilst gaining experience in providing periodontal care and direct restorations, I have a special interest in cosmetic dentistry including anterior composites and tooth whitening. Outside of dentistry I enjoy powerlifting, running, and reading. I am a 3x European champion in Irish dancing and I gained these titles in both Austria and Hungary. I intend to bring my bubbly self into the practice, and I am very much looking forward to the journey ahead.

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Jenny Miller

Practice Manager (GDC 121722)

Jenny has an extensive background in the dental industry and a proven track record in practice management, being selected as national finalist for Best Practice Manager of the year 2019. Jenny has a profound commitment to infection control and a deep understanding of the clinical side of dentistry. She is proficiency in sign language enabling the successful treatment of deaf patients. Whilst not at work, she enjoys camping with her children, trampolining and baking.

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Sioned Rees

Hygienist (GDC 263259)

I have been in the dental field since 2014, starting as a dental nurse. I aspired to further my career and have always been passionate about healthcare. I qualified as a dental hygienist at Cardiff University in 2021. I enjoy helping patients with their oral health journey and take great pride seeing the improvements at each subsequent visit. Recently I have moved to the Midlands from South Wales to be near family and friends. I love to spend my spare time with my family and outdoors hiking, or pottering in the garden.

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Teresa Moore

Receptionist

Before joining Sandra and the team at Measham Dental, I had previously enjoyed over 26 years as lead receptionist/dispenser in a local, much respected GP practice where I learned the skills to build a strong and trusted rapport with patients and their families. I have two daughters, both established teachers within the Measham district catchment area. I'm a very keen gardener, growing vegetables and flowers from seed. I enjoy walking and cycling the National Forest trails together with my family. I'm also a very keen cook and cake baker.

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Erica Walker

Dental Nurse (GDC 159026)

Erica joined us at the end of 2016 and has over 30 years' experience as a qualified dental nurse. In her spare time Erica is a member of a local vintage motorcycling club and has made many visits to the Isle of Man TT races.

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Reece Payne

Apprentice Dental Nurse

Reece joined us at the start of 2023 and is currently training as an apprentice to become a Dental Nurse. Reece is a charismatic individual who has a passion for hiking. Reece enjoys camping holidays and walking along the coastlines of England. Reece’s greatest achievement was climbing up to the top of Mount Snowdon.

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Jessica Pardoe

Apprentice Dental Nurse

Hi my names Jess and I’m the new trainee dental nurse apprentice at Measham Dental. I’ve just finished my A levels and decided that dental nursing was what I wanted to do next. Outside of work I enjoy going on walks with my dog Luna, spending time with my sister and listening to music. My favourite artists are Harry styles and the 1975.

Using the latest technology

We have an iTero scanner which replaces traditional dental impressions and provides our patients with a highly accurate 3-D visualisation of their teeth.

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What to expect on your first visit?

Your initial consultation will last around 40 minutes, which allow us enough time to get to know you and includes a thorough examination of your teeth, mouth and gums as well as the tissues outside the mouth such as lymph nodes and the TMJ. If necessary, we will take x-rays and pictures.

On arrival we will ask you to fill out a confidential Medical History form. It will be useful to bring a list of your medication/s if any and the name and address of your GP. We will discuss your medical history and smile aspirations, and give you the opportunity to ask us questions about your dental health. At the end of the examination we will provide you with a full explanation and detailed treatment plan, including a breakdown of costs.

Children

We welcome children to the practice and encourage regular visits from an early age. This gives us and your child the opportunity to get to know one another so they can feel at ease at all times. This also allows us to monitor your child’s dental development, encourage good home care and a positive attitude for life. We encourage parents to bring their children over so they can be together as a family. We have dental plans for all ages and a great value children’s care plan.

For lifelong good oral health it is important to brush the teeth well and keep a healthy diet. Encourage children to brush twice a day for 2 minutes each time and avoid sugary snacks and acidic drinks. We can help with these messages.

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Emergencies

If you have a dental emergency it is important that you phone the practice as early in the day as possible. We will do our very best to see all emergencies on the same day.

Should your emergency occur out of surgery hours, please call the practice number and follow the instructions. There is a £215 call-out charge for out of hours emergency appointments.

Urgent Dental Treatments

Closed during working hours

If the practice is closed during normal working hours and you require urgent treatment, please contact: {My}Dentist*, 25-27 New Broadway, Coalville, LE67 3XF

Out of hours

If you are calling out of hours and require urgent treatment, please call NHS 111:

*For patients that pay into the plan, there will be a charge at {My}Dentist, however there will be a reimbursement in line with your Patient Plan Direct policy.

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