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Matthew Walker Bio
Matthew Walker | Associate Dentist
GDC Number: 203985
Studied at: BDS University of Sheffield 2010. England
” Matthew qualified from Sheffield Dental School in 2010, before moving to Shrewsbury to complete his vocational training. He was offered to stay on at this practice after his training had finished, where he went on to stay for a further 3 years before deciding to move up to Manchester with his wife.
Matthew has worked for a variety of different practices in Manchester, most recently as the sole dentist in a private practice in Middleton. Matthew has a keen interest in removable prosthetics and teeth whitening. He has recently moved back down to the West Midlands with his wife and young son to be closer to his family.
Outside of dentistry Matthew is a keen rugby union player, playing for several clubs over his career, most recently former National 3 north side Burnage Rugby Club. He is a keen runner and has completed the Great North Run four times for the charity Marie Curie.
He also collects and paints miniature warhammer figures. Matthew is a dedicated, easy going and honest dentist with great attention to detail. He is looking forward to meeting all his new patients at Stourcote and Worcester street dental practices.“
Qualifications: Membership at the Royal College of Surgeons, Glasgow.
Cosmetic and Aesthetic Denistry – Christopher Orr.
Certification for Simple Orthodontics – Inman Aligner Appliance.
Completed Botox and Filler Course.
“I studied Dentistry at Sheffield University and graduated in 2012. I continued to expand my knowledge and carried out an extra qualification achieving my membership at the Royal College of Surgeons Glasgow. During my foundation training, I was awarded best case presentation for the West Midlands Deanery which developed my particular interest in the restorative side of dentistry. I completed further training on cosmetic and aesthetic dentistry on the Christopher Orr course as well as gaining a certificate on simple orthodontics with the Inman Aligner appliance. I have also undertaken Botox and Filler courses so thoroughly enjoy providing that for my patients. I am always looking for the next venture to add to my skill set. I am interested in oral surgery and hope to continue my development to add to my post-graduate education.“
I am passionate about my dentistry and love to work with my patients to achieve their end goals and maintain a healthy mouth. I am highly committed to being approachable and enthusiastic about my work and love building rapport with my patients.“
Recently, I came off maternity leave after having a little girl. Me and my husband, whom I met at Sheffield, love our family time and love to travel. We spent a few months backpacking in South America in 2019 and continue to see as much of the world as we can every year.“
Studied at: BSc Oral Health Science University of Manchester 2006
“ Hi I’m Kaye, I am a Hygienist here at Stourcote. As well as being a Hygienist here, I am also a Facial Aesthetics therapist, I provide a discreet and non surgical approach to aesthetics to help you to look and feel the best version of you! In my spare time I like to spend time with my family and walking my two dogs.“
” Emma has over thirty years experience working in dentistry. She qualified in 1993 as a Dental Hygienist and has worked in both NHS and private general practices. Emma has a gentle and comfortable approach to putting patients at ease. She is able to empathise with patients by understanding their concerns. Outside of work, Emma is a civilian instructor in the sea cadet and enjoys being outdoors walking and salsa dancing.“
Qualifications: Aesthetic and Restorative Dentistry,
Cosmetic Tooth Straightening with Invisalign and C-Fast.
Currently studying: MSc in Restorative Dentistry at the University of Birmingham.
“Meenakshi graduated as a dentist in 1996 from India. Since qualifying, she has been working as a general dentist in a variety of practices providing high quality comprehensive dental care to children, adults and older adults. She has worked in private general dental practices both in India and in the UK.
Meenakshi provides a wide variety of high-quality dental treatments while maintaining a gentle and caring approach by providing a relaxed and friendly environment. She aims to help her patients’ in understanding their treatment and how to prevent dental issues. She works with them to provide the best results possible. She has special interests in aesthetic and restorative dentistry, and cosmetic tooth straightening with Invisalign and c-fast.
Meenakshi’s passion for dentistry is visible in her drive to improve her practice by keeping up to date with the research and development in Dentistry. This drive has led her to pursue MSc in Restorative Dentistry at the University of Birmingham.
Outside of work, Meenakshi loves to travel, has a passion for music, love for cooking and spending time with her husband and beloved daughter.“
Dr Alison Grove | Dentist with a special interest in Orthodontics.
GDC Number: 63249
Studied at: BDS Wales 1988
Qualifications: BDS Dip PC Orth RCS (Eng)
” Graduating from Cardiff University School of Dentistry , Alison has gained over 30 year’s dental experience , having worked in oral surgery, anaesthetics and sedation before moving into dental practice. Alison has been awarded Dip PC Orth RCS (Eng) and works solely as a dentist with special interest in Orthodontics both in practice and hospital.
Alison has a calm approach making patients feel at ease whilst providing an orthodontic service to give them an attractive smile. Outside of dentistry Alison enjoys gardening, spending time with her family, running, swimming and playing tennis.“
Sanjeev graduated from Manchester University in 1995 and has 25 years experience in providing thorough ethical whole patient care.
He successfully completed and graduated from Warwick University with a MSc in Implant Dentistry in 2012.
Sanjeev’s clinical practice over the past few years has predominantly involved advanced implant, restorative and aesthetic dentistry, with a special interest in periodontology and complex case rehabilitation.
He prides himself on listening to his patients wants and needs and offering all the choices to enable them to make fully informed decisions.
Dr Viswanathan Pather | Dentist with a Special Interest in Orthodontics | Invisalign Provider
GDC Number: 77156
Studied at: BChD University of the Western Cape 1997
Qualifications: Fixed wire Orthodontics Certificate – 2007.
Level 2 certificate in Advanced Restorative and Aesthetic Dentistry.
Certificate in Invisalign.
About Dr Viswanathan:
” Vis qualified as a dentist from the University of Western Cape in 1997. In 2007 he gained a certificate in fixed wire orthodontics. Moving on he completed a level 2 certificate in Advanced restorative and Aesthetic Dentistry. This combined with orthodontics, gave far more tools to provide the beautiful smiles that enrich people’s lives.
Vis then completed a certificate in invisalign, a virtually invisible orthodontic system, this along with clear brackets such as Radiance, can give his patients more variety as far as options are concerned.
Dentistry, especially smile design continues to be his pride and passion.“
“I have worked at Stourcote for 27 years. After 14 years of nursing, I made the decision to continue my dentistry career as a Receptionist. I have built an excellent rapport with our patients and enjoy working front of house meeting and greeting them. Outside of work I enjoy a very busy social life attending my sons training sessions and football matches. I also like walking and going for meals out with family and friends.“
“Anne has been with the practice for over 30 years, she is the first point of contact if you have any questions about your treatment. With her knowledge and friendly personality, she will endeavour to make your visit at Stourcote as pleasant as possible. Outside of work Anne enjoys keeping active by walking, going to the gym and cooking. She also enjoys reading and spending time with her family and friends.“
Brilliant service! I wasn’t a patient at this practice when I phoned for my initial appointment, but I had a dental emergency and was not getting the right care at my previous practice. Stourcote Dental fitted me in for an appointment fast, identified what needed to be done, and sorted me out. They were friendly and caring from start to finish. Everyone I dealt with was lovely, I’ve never had such great dental care. I’m terrified of going to the dentist so extra special thanks for taking care of me. I’ll be a lot less nervous when I come back!
Jess, Working Feedback
Excellent service and COVID safety all in place. On time appointment and friendly team as always.
Sue, Working Feedback
I recently joined Stourcote after a traumatic experience with another dentist. From the outset they were really welcoming & listened to my concerns & demonstrated that they wanted to help.
I’ve now seen Manisha a few times & even though I’m a ridiculously nervous patient (I started crying as soon as I sat in the chair today), she was so lovely and understanding. I felt safe, in control & comfortable.
I will never enjoy visiting the dentist but Stourcote have made it manageable for me, so I can’t recommend highly enough.
Jenny, Facebook Review
I’ve been a patient and my children have too and i must say that the reception staff especially Ann are wonderful. So helpful, friendly and polite all the time. Their customer service is second to none.
Viz the dentist I’ve been seeing is amazing so kind and caring and a perfectionist. Boys treatment under NHS has been very slow. There was an admin error at the beginning which delayed their treatment but not sure who’s fault that was but Ann has been a great help moving this forward. Obviously due to Covid its not a priority by any means. Thank you for your hard work and adapting so swiftly all the time.
Alison, Working Feedback
Mani and Abby looked after me today and did a marvellous job. Very attentive and cheerful looking forward to seeing their faces in six months at my check up. Keep up the good work.
David, Google Review
Lovely clean and friendly service. very covid secure. Anne always helpful and follows up on any queries efficently she is a credit to the practice. Viz has worked wonders on my teeth too. Charlotte was friendly and professional today too. Thanks all.
Alison, Google Reviews
I have suffered some awful mouth sores over the past week and I was pleased with the very prompt appointment today (Monday) that I was provided with, having raised an online request only on Saturday.
On Saturday evening, one of the doctors (Dr Jandu?) phoned me and helped me with a recommended course of action and he followed through by making me the appointment with Matthew Walker today. I was greeted in a friendly, upbeat manner by the dental nurse and I felt very reassured after today’s visit. Mr Walker will phone me in a week, to see how things are progressing.
Overall an excellent level of care and all “very joined up”.