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Our Team

Hakeem Koleoso
Principal Dentist

BDS 1996.MFGDP RCSEng,MFDS RCPSGlasgow,MClinDent Prosthodontics (King's),FCGDent(U.K)

GDC Number 84515

Hakeem Koleoso took over as Principal Dentist in early 2016.He has over 25 years experience in General Dental Practice with the last 18 years spent practising on the NHS in England and Scotland. He's very keen on Postgraduate Dental Education and Training with a special interest in Endodontics (root canal treatment),Invisible braces and restoring dental implants.His interest in training recently got him appointed as a Dental Tutor for final year students of the University of Glasgow at the Student  Outreach Clinic in  Dumfries.He cares for patients with cases of dental anxiety and phobia with the use of conscious sedation.He's also been certified as an Enhanced Domicilliary Care Dentist by the local health board.In June 2023 ,he was awarded a Fellowship by the College of Dentistry in recognition of his services to the profession.His other pursuits are the Martial Arts of Taekwondo and Karate.He also loves decorating and cooking .

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Halima Koleoso

BDS Newcastle GDC Number 290700

Halima graduated from University of Newcastle in 2020. She did her foundation training in Dalbeattie and decided to stay on in the area.She has a keen interest in aesthetic dentistry and tooth whitening.In her spare time she loves listening to podcasts,music,reading and sketching

Dara Graham
Practice Manager/Senior Dental Nurse

GDC Number 110228

Dara has been with the practice since 1998 .She enjoys crocheting outside of work.

Johrene Jowett

BChD Leeds GDC Number 299492

Johrene graduated from University of Leeds in 2021.She started her career in the medical services of the British Army specialising in Accident and Emergency nursing. She is dedicated to continuing her development in dentistry to provide good dental care. She enjoys fitness and outdoor activities, has a swimming teacher qualification and loves a Sunday roast! 

Sarah Mattinson
Admin Officer

GDC Number 201990

Sarah joined the practice in 2010 and enjoys music, sewing and a good old scary film!

Cynthia Kow

BDS Glasgow GDC Number 308733

Cynthia graduated from University if Glasgow in 2023. She has a keen interest in oral surgery. I’m her spare time, she enjoys keeping active by going to the gym and playing sports like basketball and ultimate frisbee

Cheryl Knox
Dental Nurse 
GDC Number  248505

Cheryl joined the practice in July 2010 and qualified in 2012.Cheryl loves sports and music. She also enjoys painting,creative arts and horticulture .

Jordyn Gallagher
Dental Nurse 
GDC Number  299803

Jordyn joined the practice in January 2020.She's very keen on pursuing a career in dental nursing and likes playing football in her spare time.

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