Excellent care requires excellent people
Every person in our Practice is essential to your care so we endeavour to recruit, train and retain the best people. Everyone who joins us understands our expectations and receives regular training and personal development to ensure we all share the same ethos of putting our patients at the heart of everything we do.
By providing a caring environment for everyone, we engender loyalty. As the saying goes – we don’t expect loyalty, we earn it. Our practice is part of Rodericks Dental, a company with over 65 practices across the country. We are different because our company is run by dentists – for patients.
Accepting referrals in Implants and Minor oral Surgery
Born in Portugal, Dr Gutierres qualified at Egas Moniz Higher Institute of Health Sciences, Lisbon. After coming into the UK to work as a General Dental Practitioner, he undertook a three-year Master’s degree in Implant Dentistry at Warwick University.
Dr. Gutierres is actively involved in Implant education. He is the clinical Co-ordinator of a well renowned International Dental Implant Program and regularly goes abroad to lecture Implant Dentistry and demonstrate complex surgeries.
Experiences include single/multiple Implant placement, where different types of Bone grafting procedures may be required and in other advanced surgical procedures, (such as wisdom teeth extractions) he brings further expertise, enthusiasm and passion to our team.
Accepting referrals for Endodontics…
Dipti is our resident Endodontist. She currently divides her time between the Eastman Dental Hospital and private referral practice. Her qualifications and clinical experience allow her to deal with teeth that have complex Endodontic problems. She has extensive experience in dealing with traumatic injuries to the teeth, provision of non-surgical primary root canal treatment, root canal retreatment and surgical endodontics.
Following completion of her undergraduate dental studies at King’s College London, she began her career working alongside dental specialists within the North West London Community Dental Service and went on to complete the Royal College of Surgeons (England) Membership examinations in 2006.
After a successful career as a general dental practitioner, during which time she trained junior dentists; Dipti decided to pursue her passion for endodontics (root canal treatment). She successfully completed her specialist training in Endodontology at the prestigious UCL Eastman Dental Institute, at distinction level. Her research interests include the clinical outcome of endodontic surgery, for which she was awarded a national prize from the British Endodontic Society.
Dipti’s enthusiasm for her specialty is reflected in her approach to patient care. Her compassionate nature ensure an excellent patient experience. By providing root canal treatment, her clinical skills allow her to save teeth, which may otherwise need to be extracted.
Accepting referrals for Periodontal and Prosthodontic Care…
Following graduation in 1987 and a brief period of vocational training Rachel studied in Liverpool for a PhD as well as working in various departments at Liverpool Dental Hospital. After this, a year was spent as an SHO in Oral Surgery at Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge.
Rachel was a Lecturer in Periodontology at the Eastman Dental Institute from 1994 until 1999 when she became a Specialist Registrar in Restorative Dentistry at the Eastman Dental Hospital. She entered the Specialist List in 2000 for Periodontology. With a broad base not only in Periodontology but also in Restorative Dentistry, Rachel is happy to accept referrals for patients with periodontal problems as well as those requiring more complex treatment planning and care within Restorative Dentistry. Rachel has been placing and restoring dental implants for over 15 years and welcomes referrals for implants.
Rachel caries out all types of periodontal treatment, including periodontal surgery, crown lengthening and soft tissue grafting and regenerative procedures.
Since 2006 Rachel has worked at Marford Road Dental Practice. She is also employed two days a week in London as a Specialist at The Eastman Dental Hospital (UCLH) both treating patients with periodontal disease and teaching trainee Specialists practical periodontology and implant dentistry.
Rachel is a member of the British Society of Periodontology and the Association of Dental Implantology.
I have worked in Dentistry at practice level for many years and for Rodericks since 2014. I have recently been appointed to the role of Education Supervisor for The Elms Dental Practice. Outside of work I am a Sub-Aqua Instructor, I make beer and I enjoy gardening.
I qualified from Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry in 2006 and have worked at a number of Rodericks practices in Northamptonshire, Warwickshire and Buckinghamshire over the past 9 years. I have been at The Elms since 2007 and am now based here Tuesdays to Saturdays. In my spare time I enjoy socialising with friends and family.