Meet the team

At Jones Dental & Implant Clinic our highly skilled, friendly team shares the same single vision: we put you first. Together, we are dedicated to providing you with a first class experience, from the comfort of our reception to the very latest innovations in dental technology. We make sure you have the best possible care from the second you walk through the door.

Find out more about each of our practice team members below.


Vikki Wynee

Vikki Wynne

BDS Sheffield 2002
MSC in Advanced General Dentistry
GDC No. 80953

Vikki Wynne graduated from the University of Sheffield in 2002 and joined the team at Jones Dental Care in 2012 after 10 years at a practice in Northamptonshire. Vikki has extensive experience of general dental practice and enjoys all aspects of dentistry, particularly minimal intervention and adhesive techniques and likes to keep abreast of new techniques and technologies which she strives to bring into her daily working practice. Vikki has an MSc in Advanced General Dental Practice and is undertaking a postgraduate certificate in digital dentistry. She is a provider of clear aligners and Smilefast.

Away from dentistry, when she is not looking after her two young children, Vikki enjoys crochet, which she is quite good at, gardening, which she is less good at, and has recently taken up sewing, which she is very bad at.

Lana Gilchrist

Lana Gilchrist

GDC No. 71523

Dr Lana Gilchrist is a much respected dental practitioner, with over 25 years of experience in providing her patients with all aspects of dental care, including orthodontics ( teeth straightening) , cosmetic dentistry and highly complex dentistry. Lana has a master’s degree in advanced dental practice from the University of Birmingham and is therefore well equipped to provide her patients with a variety of solutions to meet their specific needs. Lana’s calm and reassuring manner means that she can put anxious patients at ease. Dr Lana Gilchrist qualified in Sydney and spent the early years of her career working in outback Australia and then in private practice outside of Sydney. She moved to the UK in 2000 and was the principal dentist in her own private practice in Oxfordshire before joining Portman Healthcare in 2011. Lana is committed to her patients in providing the best possible quality dental care.

Lana’s special interest is providing Orthodontic treatment for adults and children. She has many years’ experience in fixed braces treatment and a variety of aligner systems. Lana is an Invisalign® provider and one of the few accredited Master Providers of Fastbraces® in the UK. Lana is currently working on having her orthodontic experience recognised as a formal qualification, CGDent's Diploma in Primary Care Orthodontics (DipPCOrth) from the Royal College of Dentistry.

In her spare time, Lana is a busy mum and taxi driver and an appallingly bad netball player.

William Yu

William Yu

Implantologist and Sedation dentist
BDS Manc ‘09 Dip Imp Dent RCSEd PgCert DSam with Distinction
GDC No. 177429

William is our implant dentist whose practice is limited to implants, oral surgery and sedation. He graduated from the University of Manchester in 2009 and has been placing Dental Implants for 11 years. He has completed the ‘gold standard’ of Implant post-graduate training at the Royal College of Surgeons, London and subsequently received his diploma in implant dentistry from the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh in 2018.

William has an interest in “immediate-implant” placements which significantly reduces the completion time-scale for his patients. He has worked with many different implant systems over the years, and often uses the newer techniques of bone and gum grafting which improves patient comfort.

William is fully trained in sedation and has completed a post-graduate certificate in dental sedation and anxiety management, from the University of Edinburgh in 2021.

Although he describes dental implants as his main hobby, he also enjoys keeping fit and movie-marathon nights with his wife, Hannah and newborn daughter, Iris May.

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Dr Baldish Singh Nandra

GDC No. 155319

Bal qualified from Guys, Kings and St. Thomas’ Dental School at the University of London in 2008. Following this he went on to gain further experience working in hospital dentistry for a number of years in consultant led departments. Specifically,

at King’s College Dental Institute, London, in Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Special Care and Sedation, Paediatrics and Restorative Dentistry and at Bristol in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. This gives him a broad range of knowledge and experience to deal with all aspects of oral health offering a full range of general dental treatments as well as more advanced restorative procedures, cosmetic procedures, simple orthodontics and takes on referral cases for endodontics (root canal treatments).

Bal successfully passed his MJDFRCS(Eng) and MFDSRCS(Ed) examinations to gain Membership of the Joint Dental Faculties of the Royal College of Surgeons, London in 2010 and Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh in 2011. Bal has completed an MSc in Endodontics (Master’s degree in Root Fillings) and he treats referral cases for this in a number of practices across the Midlands. Bal is extremely passionate about providing comfortable, high-quality treatment and care to his patients. As well as being a member of the British Endodontic Society, he is also a member of the Society for the Advancement of Anaesthesia in Dentistry (SAAD) and has considerable experience in treating anxious and nervous patients priding himself on patients saying he has a gentle touch and calm demeanor.


Waddah Salman

BDS, MFDS RCS Eng, MFD PGDip Restorative & Aesthetics, PG Dip Implantology
GDC No. 268936

Dr. Waddah Salman is a dedicated and enthusiastic dentist, graduating from KCM-Khartoum in 2011. His commitment to excellence led him to further his education, earning a Postgraduate Diploma in Restorative & Aesthetics Dentistry from the University of Manchester in 2019. Dr. Salman has also achieved a PG Diploma in Implantology and proudly serves as an active member of the British Academy of Implant and Restorative Dentistry.

As an Invisalign Go Plus provider, Dr. Salman harnesses cutting-edge technologies to deliver the smiles his patient’s desire. His passion for providing the highest-quality dental care is evident in his unwavering commitment to continuous education.

Dr. Salman's professional journey has taken him to diverse countries, with his latest experience contributing to the dynamic dental landscape in the UAE before returning to the UK.

Beyond dentistry, Dr. Salman finds joy in socialising with friends and cherishing moments with his wife and kids. A former swimmer for Inverclyde, he continues to enjoy swimming as a hobby.

With Dr. Waddah Salman, you have a compassionate and skilled dental care partner who is devoted to your oral health and overall well-being.

Stewart Lenton

Dr Stewart Lenton

GDC No. 81240

Dr Stewart Lenton graduated from the University of Liverpool in 2002 with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree and an Honours degree in Biochemistry. He went on to receive the trainee of the year award for the Mersey Deanery and in 2004 moved exclusively into private practice in Rugby.

Following many years of private dentistry in Rugby and Coventry, Dr Lenton studied at the Royal College of Surgeons of England and was awarded an advanced diploma in restorative dentistry.

He single handily built and maintained a private practice near Coventry for many years before moving to Modus Advanced Dental Clinic, and then relocating back here to Jones Dental Care.

Stewart has specialist interests and is excepting referrals in Cosmetic dentistry, Implant dentistry, Rehabilitation of worn and damaged dentitions, Occlusion (bite) problems and Dentures. Dr Lenton is also Botulinum practitioner, providing treatments for wrinkle reduction around the forehead and eyes.

Dr Lenton always provides his dentistry gently and carefully, giving his patients time and great care, creating a relaxed atmosphere in which to deliver excellent high standard modern dentistry.

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Dr Hamaad Khan

BDS 2004 MFDS 2015 Pg Cert in Restorative Dentistry
GDC No. 210022

Dr Hamaad Khan graduated from Pakistan in 2004 , Hamaad has since worked in Maxillofacial Surgery and also as a community dentist until working as a general dental practitioner for the last 11 years, providing routine dental care to his patients of all ages. Hamaad believes in providing Minimal Intervention and adhesive treatments for his patients as he feels it allows the patient to maintain more of their natural dentition. It is for that reason that he is currently enrolled

in the first year of the masters in restorative dentistry with the university of Birmingham. He is also interested in gaining a certification in Invisalign so that he can provide both orthodontic and restorative options to his patients.

He will always endeavour to deliver his treatment in a relaxed and calm environment and always tries to re-introduce nervous patients to dentistry in a manner which is more comfortable for them. Outside of dentistry he enjoys indoor climbing and is a novice rower and enjoys cooking especially trying out new desserts.

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Dr Amit Patel

BDS PgCert Aesthetic and Restorative Dentistry
BDS University of Birmingham 2020
GDC No. 290658

Amit is one of our general dentists and is excellent with anxious patients. His calm and gentle approach is something our patients highly admire. Amit will always ensure that you feel heard, comfortable and looked after. Amit qualified from the University of Birmingham and has a passion for personal development, he has undertaken numerous courses to continue to develop his clinical skills. Currently, he is working towards a Diploma in Advanced Aesthetic Restorative

Dentistry and Endodontics. Amit has a passion for digital dentistry and is always looking to utilise the latest technology for his patients. Outside of dentistry Amit enjoys reading, sports and travel.

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Dr Jabbar Hussain

Post Graduate Certificate in Implantology/Restorative Dentistry/Orthodontics
GDC No. 84544

As a dentist with more than 15 years experience, Jabbar has worked for a number of highly regarded establishments including looking after 30 practices as a clinical manager for a large corporate. A graduate from GKT in 2004, Jabbar started his dental career working in a busy mixed practice alongside many experienced clinicians. He currently looks after a growing private list of patients. In 2014,he completed a Postgraduate Certificate in Restorative and Aesthetic Dentistry

followed by the completion of the Advanced course a couple of years later and is a certified Bioclear practitioner. He has read for short courses in Endodontics, Periodontics and Communication Skills as well as successfully finishing a years Orthodontics course and is undergoing a clinical attachment with an Orthodontic specialist. Jabbar has recently completed a course in IV Sedation and Implantology. He has a particular interest in Cosmetic Dentistry although he is a strong believer that all disciplines of dentistry compliment each other and developing one helps the understanding of the rest.

When he isn't looking after his patients or completing courses, you can find him spending time with his two young children. His other hobbies include kickboxing, Jiu Jitsu, running, reading and personal development.

Donna Grout

Donna Grout

Dental Hygienist
Dip Dent Hygiene RCS Eng 2002
GDC No. 6039

Donna is a qualified Dental Hygienist who began her career as a Dental Nurse in Rugby from 1996-2000.

In 2000, Donna attended The Eastman Dental Hospital in London where she gained her Dental Hygienist qualification in 2002. Since then she has worked as a Hygienist in Rugby, London, Birmingham, Daventry and Banbury.

Donna has been at Jones Dental & Implant Clinic since 2004 which is now her sole place of work where she works full time caring for her patients oral health.

Donna is extremely motivated with her work, she works very closely with the clinicians at Jones Dental & Implant Clinic and prides herself on her periodontal treatment and maintenance care. Donna has a special interest carrying out root surface debridement treatments for patient's, whether it be a quadrant/sextant or full arch under local anaesthetic. She has a caring nature and a great relationship with her patients old and new.

Donna has lived in Rugby all of her life and is married with 2 children who keep her busy outside of work with football training and football matches with her son, and ballet, cheer, stage/musical theatre and dance shows/festivals with her daughter.

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Nyaradzai Machipisa

Dental Therapist and Hygienist
Bsc Oral Health Sciences 2017 Dental Nursing Diploma
GDC No. 154999

Nyaradzai is a registered Dental Therapist and Hygienist who graduated from UHI Scotland with a Bsc in Oral Health Sciences in 2017. Prior to that she was a dental nurse from 2005-2013. Nyaradzai's top priority is to help her patients achieve optimal oral health, making them feel comfortable during their visits and designing home care strategies to help maintain their dental health between professional cleanings. Nyaradzai also enjoys building relationships with her patients and educating them on the importance of their oral health. She attends many continuing education courses to further her

ability and to provide the best care possible for her patients.

Lindsay Glenn

Lindsay Glenn

Practice Manager

Julia Owen

Julia Owen


Helen Koku

Treatment Coordinator

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