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At Pittville Lawn Dental & Implant Clinic our highly skilled, friendly team shares the same single vision: we put you first. Together, we are dedicated to providing you with a first class experience, from the comfort of our reception to the very latest innovations in dental technology. We make sure you have the best possible care from the second you walk through the door.
Find out more about each of our practice team members below.
BDS (Wales) 2000
GDC No. 77511
Dr James Critchley is an enormously experienced restorative dentist with over 18 years in practice in and around Cheltenham providing family, implant and cosmetic dentistry. James’ passion for dentistry started at an early age following his father who was one of the UK’s leading implant dentists. Such was James’ interest in dental implants that he started his post graduate training before he had even completed his dental degree, spending time at the home of dental implants in Gothenberg Sweden. This was followed by time in America being mentored by some of the worlds top cosmetic dentists.
His post graduate training is still focused on spending time directly with the worlds leading dentists in the fields of implant dentistry and cosmetic dentistry. This has meant James has built a particular reputation for his skill in restorative and cosmetic dentistry, including the all on four technique, straightening teeth using invisible orthodontic aligners, and dental implants.
When James is not at the practice he spends most of his time with his family. His interests are anything outdoors from Rugby to skiing.
Dentist with a special interest in Orthodontics
BDS (Brist) 2013, BDS(Bris) MJDF RCS (Eng), PG Cert Aesthet Rest Dent, MSc (Distinction) Dental Implants
GDC No. 179123
Chloe graduated from the University of Bristol in 2013, where she received a distinction in restorative dentistry and was awarded the British Society for Restorative Dentistry Prize.
During her undergraduate training Chloe was author to a periodontal case presentation, published in a respected journal. Chloe was ranked as the 8th dental student in the United Kingdom whilst in her final year at University, during the foundation training interview process.
Prior to working in Cheltenham, Chloe worked in Bristol where she had an honorary clinical attachment with the oral surgery department at Bristol Dental Hospital.
In 2014 Chloe was awarded membership to the Joint Dental Faculties of Royal College Surgeons.
Chloe's commitment to postgraduate education has been extensive. Chloe's most recent qualifications include a postgraduate certificate in Restorative and Aesthetic Dentistry, as well as a Master's Degree in Implant Dentistry from her Alma mater, the University of Bristol.
Chloe is a fully certified Invisalign provider.
Specialist in Periodontics
BDS (Card) 2015, MClinDent(Perio), MFDS RCS(Ed), MPerio RCSEd.
GDC No. 194463
Pittville Lawn Dental and Implant Clinic are very pleased to welcome Dominic Sinson to our experienced team. Dominic qualified with honours from Cardiff University in 2010 and has spent the last eight years gaining experience and an excellent reputation.
Dominic has a keen interest in Periodontics as in 2014 he began training as a specialist in Periodontics. Dominic is a member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh for Periodontics and is also a member of the British Society of Periodontology.
Dominic also has in interest in Dental Implants and Oral Surgery.
Dentist with a Specialist interest in Endodontics
LMD (Lisbon) 2005
GDC no. 117443
Frederico Ferreira LMD is a Dentist with a Special Interest in Endododontics.
He comes from Porto, Portugal. Before coming to England, Frederico held a post at the University as a clinical assistant, worked in private practice and at a private Hospital. He has worked as a Clinical Support Manager for one of the largest Dental Corporates within the UK, where he has helped many clinicians.
Currently Frederico works at Pitville Lawn Dental and Implant Clinic, and at the award winning Queen Square Dental Clinic as a Dentist with a Special Interest in Endodontics, restoration of endodontically treated teeth and Microscope Dentistry.
Frederico is completing his MSc in Endodontics at the prestigious King’s College London.
He is also a Key Opinion Leader, for the award winning German microscope brand CJOPTIK (for the UK). Frederico is a member of the British Endodontic Society (BES), the European Society of Endodontology (ESE), the British Academy of Microscope Dentistry (BAMD) and the Academy of Microscope Enhanced Dentistry (AMED).
Dentist - Specialist in Prosthodontics
BDS (Birm) 1972
GDC no. 46474
Pittville Lawn is proud to introduce Malcolm Berry, our new specialist in Prosthodontics. Malcolm will taking be over from Dr Mike Heilbron.
Malcolm qualified in Birmingham in 1972. He spent two years in the RAF as a General Practitioner.
From there Malcolm entered a part time practice in Evesham and became a part time lecturer in Prosthetics at Birmingham Dental School.
Malcolm then took on a new challenge. He set up his own private practice in Bourton on the Water and worked there for nearly forty years. Whilst working in his own practice he also took up a part time position of sole Specialist in Prosthetics/ Restorative Dentistry in Oxford University Hospital.
After reducing his time at Bourton on the Water Malcolm took on a part time post of Consultant in Restorative Dentistry for Oxfordshire Primary Care Trust. During this post he received referrals for all aspects of restorative dentistry. Malcolm was in this post for three years.
Malcolm happily accepts the following cases for referral;
BDS (Bristol 2017) MJDF PGDip
GDC no. 271150
Dr Oonagh McSwiney graduated from the University of Bristol in 2017 and undertook her elective period treating refugees on the Myanmar border.
Whilst completing her vocational training in London, Oonagh obtained her MJDF qualification from the Royal College of Surgeons and won the prize for ‘Best Case Presentation’ – a complex restorative case involving several disciplines of dentistry. In 2018 she was shortlisted as a finalist at the ‘Future of Dentistry Awards’.
Oonagh is dedicated to post graduate training. She is a fully certified Inman Aligner and Invisalign provider, allowing the execution of orthodontic treatment. Oonagh is currently entering the final months of her Master’s degree, having achieved Distinction in all units. She has been invited to present her research at an International Conference in the Spring of 2020.
After qualifying Oonagh immersed herself in the field of Facial Aesthetics, completing training at the Royal College of General Practitioners. She has a keen sensibility for facial harmonisation and is passionate about providing undetected injectables, with your needs in mind.
Having grown up in Cheltenham, in her free time Oonagh enjoys exploring all that the local area has to offer.
Qual-National Certificate NEBDN 2001, Dip Dent Hygiene RCS (Eng) 2014
GDC No. 159623
Qual- National Certificate NEBDN 2002
GDC No. 153962
Qual- National Certifcate NEBDN 1995
GDC No. 137652
Qual- National Certificate NEBDSA 1994
GDC No. 155751
Qual- National Certificate NEBDN 1998, Transfered from BADN Voluntary Register
GDC No. 123793
Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds 2016
GDC No. 267748
National diploma in dental nursing NEBDN 2002
GDC No. 281145
Qual National Certificate NEBDN 1995
GDC No. 129373
Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds 2017
GDC No: 269000
Portman Dental Care Awards