Lowedges Dental Care, Tooth whitening, Sheffield, clear aligners

Lowedges Dental Care

Tel: 0114 2378847

Ioan Jones BDS (hons) 2004

Ioan Jones, Lowedges dental care, Sheffield tooth whitening
After qualifying with an honours degree in 2004, Ioan has enjoyed working in general practice, providing high quality care in a relaxed and friendly manner. 
He is always happy to discuss any of your dental aspirations, and to help you achieve your goals.
When not at work he can regularly be seen being dragged around by his two children or dog.

Emma Overton BDS 2015

Emma has previously worked within the hospital setting and is now enjoying the work of a general practice.

She currently goes out on our care home visits and works one day in srugery.

She is also qualified to provide acupuncture.

​Anna Wilkinson 

Anna is our Dental Therapist. 

She is very competent, and enthusiastic about providing high quality treatment for all.

If you are interested in learning about the scope of practice  of a dental therapist, please see the section at the bottom of this page.
Anna Wilkinson, dental therapist hygienist, Lowedges dental care, sheffield, tooth whitening
Sarah Jones​​

Sarah is our Practice manager and occasional receptionist.

She previously worked as a manager within a hospital setting, but after having children she has stepped into the dental sector.
Lowedges Dental Care, Tooth whitening, Sheffield, clear aligners

Sue Brennan

Lowedges dental care, Sheffield, tooth whitening
Sue is the receptionist, and the first smiley face you`ll meet at the practice. She is also a registered dental nurse.

Leah Brown

Lowedges dental care, Sheffield, tooth whitening
Leah is one of our dental nurses.

She spends one day visitng care homes and another nursing at the practice. 
Eve Riley​​

Eve is the newsest memebr of our team.

She is a fully qualified dental nurse and also undertakes reception duties.

Kelsea Deighton

Lowedges dental care, Sheffield, tooth whitening
Kelsea is a fully qualified dental nurse.

She enjoys all aspects of her work as a nurse and also helps out on reception.
Dental Therapists

Dental therapists are registered dental professionals who carry out certain items of dental treatment direct to patients or under prescription from a dentist.

A dental therapist can undertake the following if they are trained, competent and indemnified:
• obtain a detailed dental history from patients and evaluate their medical history
• carry out a clinical examination within their competence
• complete periodontal examination and charting and use indices to screen and monitor periodontal disease
• diagnose and treatment plan within their competence
• prescribe radiographs
• take, process and interpret various film views used in general dental practice
• plan the delivery of care for patients
• give appropriate patient advice
• provide preventive oral care to patients and liaise with dentists over the treatment of caries, periodontal disease and tooth wear
• undertake supragingival and subgingival scaling and root surface debridement using manual and powered instruments
• use appropriate anti-microbial therapy to manage plaque related diseases
• adjust restored surfaces in relation to periodontal treatment
• apply topical treatments and fissure sealants
• give patients advice on how to stop smoking
• take intra and extra-oral photographs
• give infiltration and inferior dental block analgesia
• place temporary dressings and re-cement crowns with temporary cement
• place rubber dam
• take impressions
• care of implants and treatment of peri-implant tissues
• carry out direct restorations on primary and secondary teeth
• carry out pulpotomies on primary teeth
• extract primary teeth
• place pre-formed crowns on primary teeth
• identify anatomical features, recognise abnormalities and interpret common pathology
• carry out oral cancer screening
• if necessary, refer patients to other healthcare professionals
• keep full, accurate and contemporaneous patient records
• if working on prescription, vary the detail but not the direction of the prescriptionaccording to patient needs. For example the number of surfaces to be restored or the material to be used.

Anna has also undertaken additional traininng to be able to provide tooth whitening.