About Us2017-12-05T22:09:14+00:00

Our Focus? It’s You!

Here at Keith Dental Practice, our main focus is on our patients’ needs. We also realise we have a responsibility to continually innovate and educate in order to provide the highest possible of professional dental care.

We work hard together as a team with our monthly staff/dentist meetings. We work hard individually on our postgraduate education to make sure our skills are the very best. We work to the highest clinical governance standard for general practice.

Our Dental Team is regulated by the General Dental Council. A link to their website can be found here.

PRINCIPAL DENTIST

Theodor Walter Hansen
BChD (Pretoria, South Africa)
GDC Number: 82928

Theodor Hansen is the Principal Dentist at The Keith Dental Practice. He qualified as a Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BChD) in 1978 in Pretoria, South Africa and has since completed additional postgraduate qualifications and training in several disciplines including Veneers, Cerec CADCAM, Endodontics & Restorative dentistry. Theo is passionate about endodontics and completes many cases under microscopy.
Dr Hansen is available for appointments on a Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Fridays from 7:30am

ASSOCIATE DENTIST

Javier Bobes Bascaran
Lic Odont Oviedo 2007
GDC Number: 254944

Javier Bobes Bascaran joined our team in 2017. He  obtained his dental degree at the University of Oviedo (Spain) and has since completed additional postgraduate qualifications and training in various disciplines such as: Occlusion and TMD, snoring, sleep apnoea, Implantology and Orthodontics. Javier has scientific interests, the principal one being his PhD thesis (University of Oviedo) related to biomechanics in Implant Supported Prosthesis. He has spoken in several meetings of the Spanish Society of Prosthesis and Esthetics (SEPES), Spanish Society of Temporomandibular disorders and orofacial Pain (SEDCYDO) and of the Illustrious Dental College of Asturias.

Dr Bobes Bascaran is available for appointments on a Wednesday from 09:00am.

HYGIENIST

Vanessa Naylor RDH.
RDH 2001
GDC Number: 5804

Vanessa joined the team at The Keith Dental Practice in 2003 as a Dental Hygienist.

Vanessa began as a Dental Nurse then obtained a diploma in Dental Hygiene in 2001. Vanessa enthusiastically promotes good oral hygiene techniques which will in turn help to prevent gum disease and tooth decay. Vanessa is available for appointments on Wednesday afternoons, Thursday and Friday.

PRACTICE MANAGER

Mrs Erin Jellis
RDN
GDC Number: 175689
Erin joined the team at The Keith Dental Practice in October 2013 and has completed her NEBDN qualification (2009). Erin has completed post-registration qualifications such as Oral Health Educator (2012), Fluoride application (2012) and is a qualified Childsmile Nurse (2014). Erin has recently completed a Level 4 Certificate in Leadership and Management.

SENIOR DENTAL NURSE

Miss Faye Law
RDN
GDC Number: 254008
Faye is our Senior Dental Nurse and joined the practice in January 2012. Faye completed her dental nurse studies at the Aberdeen Dental Education Centre, resulting in her gaining the NEBDN qualification in May 2014. Faye has also recently obtained her qualification in Dental Radiography. Faye’s light hearted sense of humour helps our patients to relax in the dental surgery.

DENTAL NURSE

Mrs Fiona Jackson
RDN
GDC Number: 145366

Fiona joined the team in October 2017 and has completed her NEBDN qualification (1996). Fiona holds a wealth of Dental Nursing experience and has completed post-registration qualifications such as; Dental Radiography, Orthodontic Nurse Training, Dental Nurse Foundation Implants and Impression taking for Dental Nurses (to name but a few). Fiona’s bubbly personality makes for a welcome addition to our friendly team.”

RECEPTION

Linda Duncan is our experienced and friendly receptionist who has worked at our practice for over 20 years. Linda is fully versed in all of our membership plans, special offers and available treatment; if Linda doesn’t know, no-one will.

AUXILIARY MEMBER

Kay Mackie is a very effective key member of our team and has contributed to the smooth running of the practice for more than 20 years. Kay is our champion of clean, and queen of neatness.