Dentist, Orthodontist, Cosmetic Dentistry, Knutsford Dental health is an integral part of everyoneÛªs general wellbeing and your smile is one of the first and most lasting impressions others have of you. In the 21st century most people should be able to expect to keep a natural smile for life. At Gaskell Avenue Dental Practice we aim to preserve or improve the health of your teeth in order to give you the best smile possible. Alastair Kennedy(GDC Reg: 53612) Graduated from Manchester University in 1979. He joined the practice in 1988 and became a partner in 1990. He has been a Member of the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners since 2004. Alastair has a special interest in cosmetic and restorative dentistry and implants and completed the North West implant training course in 2002-3. Simon Warburton(GDC Reg: 60138) Graduated from Newcastle University in 1985. He undertook post-graduate study in Periodontology and Conservation and joined the practice in 1991 becoming a partner in 1992. He has a special interest in preventative dentistry. Sally-Ann Fitzgerald(GDC Reg: 62824) Graduated from Manchester University in 1987. She undertook Postgraduate study in Orthodontics and joined the practice in 1999 and became partner in 2001. Sally-Ann has a particular interest in Orthodontics and Invisalign orthodontics. Jonathan Eaton(GDC Reg: 60647) We are very pleased to welcome Jonathan who has joined the practice as an associate. Since qualifying from Leeds University in 1985, Jonathan has practiced in Germany, New Zealand and the UK. He has wealth of general experience in general dentistry as well as restorative dentistry and implants. As well as his primary degree he has several post graduate diplomas from the prestigious Royal College of Surgeons of England and Ireland. He is especially proud of holding the acclaimed Diploma in General Dental Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons (MGDSRCS) of which approximately 500 dentists in the world have passed since the 1970Ûªs. Holding this diploma led to an invitation to become a member of the distinguished British Society of General Dental Surgery (www.bsgds.com). Jonathan also holds the Fellowship in General Dental Practice (FFGDP) which is the highest award in general practice issued by the Royal College of Surgeons and is an Examiner and Mentor for the Royal College of Surgeons of England. Jonathan is totally committed to achieving excellence in all forms of clinical care. In addition to his other further training, he has completed a certificate in implantology at Sheffield University. Jonathan has acted as expert witness for dental-legal issues. Jonathan has also run the Oral Surgery referral service for Stockport accepting over 2000 referrals from local dentists. He has had praise for reducing waiting list times and improving efficiency by Stockport Primary Care Trust. Post graduate qualifications: Royal College of Surgeons of England Diploma of Membership of the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners MFGDP (UK) Diploma of Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery MFDS RCS (Eng) Fellowship in General Dental Practice FFGDP (UK) Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland Diploma of Membership of General Dental Surgery MGDS RCSI (Irel) Dr Henry Ahovi(GDC Reg: 60138) BDS(Gh/Manc),LDS RCS(Edin) FDS RCS(Lond),åÊSpecialist Oral Surgeon - GDC. Univ. Hospital of North Midlands. Graduated from Edinburgh in 1995. He is a specialist in Surgical Dentistry since 1998 and retains a position with the North Staffordshire Hospital service. Henry is available at this practice for complex tooth removal, wisdom tooth removal, minor surgery and administers intravenous sedation for anxious patients. Hygienists In addition to a routine scale and polish our hygienist Karen Mc Barrons provides periodontal treatments to treat gum disease, and will advise you on products and techniques to maximise your oral health.