Meet

Our Team

All our team adhere to the rules governing the profession under strict guidance from the General Dental Council (GDC) "Standards for Dental Professionals" and the Care Quality Commission (CQC) who regulate and inspect dental practices.
Dr Amanda Biddle
Dr Amanda Biddle
BDS (Lond 1987), MSc(Perio, Lond 1997), MRD RCS (UK 1999), FDS RCS (Edinburgh 1991), PgDip(MLE)
Specialist in Periodontics and Oral Surgery / Clinical Director
GDC No. 62896

Amanda leads a team of four experienced Dental Hygienists. All work to the very high standards set by the Specialist Periodontists in the sister practice. These hygienists are now also able to see patients independently and use their additional skills to make you feel confident about your dental health and smile. Amanda is responsible for ensuring that the best quality patient care is always provided.

Hayley Rogers
Hayley Rogers
Practice Manager
GDC No. 234748
Hayley originally joined the practice in 2020 as the Practice Manager’s assistant, and was responsible for a multitude of administrative duties to help with the smooth running of the practice. 
Hayley is a Registered Dental Nurse who trained in the British Army. During her time in the military she worked as a Dental Nurse - providing chair side assistance, a Dental Receptionist - taking on the administrative and office duties and finally as a Practice Manager, at various locations including the UK and Germany.
Her qualifications and experience include the NEBDN Dental Nursing Diploma, IOSH Managing Safely and a number of other health and safety and dental management specific courses.
She left the forces in 2018 and briefly lived in Cornwall before returning to Portsmouth and joining Emsworth Specialist Practice.
Hayley took over as Practice Manager in March 2021 and is keen to drive the continued success of the ever-growing business.

Our Hygienists

Justine Barton
Justine Barton
BSc. (Essex 2017) CEB Dip Dent Hygiene (1999)
Registered Dental Hygienist & Therapist
GDC No. 5540

Justine completed her Diploma in Dental Hygiene at DDATE Aldershot in 1999 and won the Best Overall Student Award. She also holds a Certificate in Oral Health Promotion (University of Nottingham).

Justine attends regular Continuing Education courses and passed the Certificate of Competence in Dental Radiography (1999), Certificate in Extended Duties for Dental Hygienists (2004) and Extended Duties training in Tooth Whitening (2008).

Justine is highly professional and enthusiastic about working in a challenging specialist environment and independently via direct access. She is a long-standing member of the hygiene team and is very popular with our patients for her gentle approach and clinical abilities.
Sonia Thomas
Sonia Thomas
Dip Dent Hygiene RCS (Edin. 2006)
Registered Dental Hygienist
GDC No. 102899

Sonia qualified as at Dental Hygienist from the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh in 2006, obtaining the prestigious Tutor's Prize. She served for 15 years in the Royal Navy and travelled extensively whilst serving on board many of the larger ships. She returned to "Dry-Land" over four years ago and now enjoys working in civilian practice. 

Sonia is originally from Plymouth and has worked in the dental sector since the age of 16 when she began her career in dental nursing.

She is qualified as a dental radiographer, has gained a certificate in Oral Health Promotion and a diploma in Health and Nutrition. Sonia is passionate about the prevention of dental disease and has become a very popular hygienist.
Geri Todd
Geri Todd
CEB Dip Dent Hygiene
Registered Dental Hygienist 
GDC No. 4775

Geri initially qualified as a dental nurse and subsequently completed the Diploma in Dental Hygiene from Bristol Dental School in 1994.

She enjoys teaching and has a City & Guilds Stage One Teaching Certificate in Oral Hygiene.

Geri has general and specialist practice experience and completed the Certificate in Extended Duties for Dental Hygienists in 2004. She attends regular Continuing Professional Education courses.

Geri is always keen to develop new skills and enjoys putting nervous patients at ease.
Lyndsay White
Lyndsay White
CEB Dip Dent Hygiene (1999)
Registered Dental Hygienist
GDC No. 5552

Lyndsay qualified as a Dental Hygienist in 1999 from The Defence Establishment in Aldershot. She remained in The Royal Navy for 22 years and trained, mentored and clinically audited dental hygienists during this time.

She left the RN in 2013 and has since worked in civilian General Dental Practice using her vast experience in a different sector. Lyndsay is delighted to be working with the team here and enjoys motivating patients to achieve excellent oral health.