About Burgate Dental

Dentist: Dana A Vosooghi DDS MSc (Endodontic)
General Dental Council Registration 72522

Qualifying from the University of Gothenburg (Odontologen) in 1995, Dana's Career started in general practice in Gothenburg, Sweden.

In 1997 due to family commitment, Dana moved to England and started working initially as an associate dental practitioner (from 2001-2003 at Boots Dental Care in Tunbridge Wells), subsequently, as a practice owner in Ashford, Kent.

Moving to Canterbury in 2007, while running her busy dental practice, she successfully completed two certificates in Endodontology and Advanced Aesthetic Dentistry from UCL Eastman Dental Institute.

Dana has an active interest in upcoming new technology and materials, her passion for cosmetic dentistry has led her to undertake continuous professional courses in Orthodontics, Periodontology and Laser dentistry in the UK and abroad.

In January 2012, she attended a course in the exiting Inman Aligner & Clear Aligner, which facilitates minimal invasive cosmetic correction for crowded front teeth. She is a certified dentist to provide this treatment at Burgate Dental Practice.

Her most recent achievement is her awarded Masters degree in Endodontics in January 2014 from Warwick University. This will enable her to take on referral from other dentists and the patients to carry out complicated root canal treatments.

Hygienist: Debbie Griffiths EDH
GDC No: 4148

Debbie qualified as a dental nurse in 1987 from Kings College Hospital. She then pursued a qualification in dental hygiene, which she obtained in 1991 also from Kings College Hospital. Debbie joined the practice in 2007 and has been providing hygiene treatment for many of our patients since then.

Hygienist: Hannah Baxter Diploma in Dental Hygiene RCS (Eng)
GDC No: 160590

Hannah started working as dental nurse in 2005, she obtained her National Certificate in Dental Nursing in 2008. Subsequently, she studies at the Eastman Dental Hospital to become a qualified Dental Hygienist in 2011. Hannah joined Burgate Dental Practice in 2012 to work as a dental hygienist.

Dental Nurse: Diane Sansom
GDC No: 125634

Diane joined Burgate Dental Practice in 2011, bringing19 years of dental nursing experience with her. She has worked in the dental profession since 1995. She did all her training at Eastbourne Hospital and worked there until moving to Kent 5 years ago. Diane provides clinical assistance to the dentist as well as hygienists.

On Tuesdays she runs the front of the house and managing the reception duties and administrative aspects of the practice.

Dental Receptionist: Caroline Middleton

Caroline joined us in 2012 as a dental receptionist. Caroline has worked in the dental profession for over 20 years, as a dental nurse, receptionist, practice administrator. Caroline is often your first point of contact when calling the practice. She helps with most patient enquiries and appointment arrangements. She has a big part in the smooth running of the practice.

Dental Nurse: Bishnu Limbu
General Dental Council Registration 225295

Bishnu is our newest member of staff, who joined us in July 2015. She is a qualified and experienced dental nurse and has many years knowledge in the dental field. Bishnu has shown to be very reliable and competent. She is trained to provide dental assistance to dentist and dental hygienist.

Appointment Scheduling

We understand that you have a busy schedule and recognise the need to provide an efficient and flexible service. We will make every effort to see you at your scheduled appointment time.

Our dental receptionist is available by phone or in person throughout the day to arrange appointments and help with any administration or queries.

If you are unable to keep an appointment please give wherever possible at least 24 hours notice. This allows us to make alternative arrangements and run efficiently.

Disabled Access

The practice is able to offer disabled access.