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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Neha Jheinga

Associate Dentist (GDC 244529)

Neha qualified as a Dentist from the University of Leeds. She has achieved a Postgraduate Diploma in Endodontics from the renowned UCL Eastman Dental Institute. Neha has also achieved a Postgraduate Diploma in Primary Dental Care with Distinction. In her spare time she is an avid cook and baker with a growing collection of recipes.

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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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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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Laira Mouratorio

Visiting Dentist - Braces (GDC 234678)

Laira is our visiting dentist with a special interest in complex orthodontics. She has a Masters degree, has lectured in the subject and has over 25 years experience including in Brazil, New York and London. Laira lives in Buckinghamshire.

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Patricia Hughes

Hygienist (GDC 1943)

Pat has over 30 years experience as a dental hygienist, qualifying from the Birmingham School of Dental Hygiene. She also has a Diploma in Dental Health Education, and takes a special interest in all aspects of preventative and periodontal dentistry, particularly how our oral hygiene impacts on general health and well being.When Pat is not running errands for her grown up family, she somehow squeezes in time to walk, read (with a local book club) and organise, with many others, the Newton Burgoland and Swepstone Produce show.

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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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Amy Brassey

Dental Nurse (GDC 289662)

Amy is our lead infection control nurse. Amy also holds the FA Football Coaching Level 2 Certificate. She has a love for music and singing, and enjoys long road trips around the country. Cornwall is her favourite destination.

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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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Catherine Stone

Dental Nurse (GDC 266856)

Catherine started her career in dentistry in 2014 and registered as a dental nurse shortly after. She is also a qualified oral health instructor. Her favourite aspect of the job is patient care and the variety it provides - every day is different! Catherine is a keen equestrian and an all round animal lover. In her spare time she enjoys nothing more than spending time with her young family and their pug dog Buddy.

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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.

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.

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