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Meet Our Caring Team at Coniston Dental

Allow us to introduce the dedicated team at Coniston Dental Practice, where patient care is our top priority. Led by experienced and compassionate professionals, our team is committed to providing exceptional dental services tailored to meet the unique needs of each individual. From our skilled dentists and hygienists to our friendly support staff, every member of our team is dedicated to ensuring your comfort and satisfaction throughout your dental journey. We strive to create a welcoming and supportive environment where you can feel confident in the care you receive. Whether you’re visiting for a routine check-up or undergoing a more complex procedure, you can trust that you’re in capable hands with our team at Coniston Dental Practice.

Dr Jan Nel

Dentist

Dr Jan Nel qualified from University of Pretoria (RSA) in 1992 and moved to Coniston in 2003 after owning his own practice in London for many years. Dr. Nel comes from a family tradition of doctors and dentists. He has special interest in aesthetic, cosmetic and restorative dentistry   View Profile

Dr Martin Wannenburg

Dentist

Martin graduated from the University of Pretoria (South Africa) in 2000, with Honours. In 2001 he moved to England and worked as an Associate at the Parade Dental Practice (Ewell) providing both NHS and Private Dental treatment.
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Dr Alicia Wimpory

Dentist

Alicia graduated from the University of Bristol in 2005 and soon after, passed her MJDF qualifications to become a member of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. Alicia is currently studying a Diploma in Aesthetic and Restorative Dentistry…
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Hayley Harding

Dental Nurse

Hayley originally started working for Coniston Dental Practice in October 1995 to cover maternity leave for one of the nurses, thankfully a permanent job became available to work at Coniston.   View Profile

Emma Tomkins

Dental Nurse

Emma has been working at Coniston for many years now. She is a dental nurse, assisting Dr Nel in his surgery. Emma likes meeting and helping the patients at the practice and does her best to help put them at ease.
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Sara Webster

Dental Nurse

I started my dental nursing career in 1986 and qualified in 1994. I have also been a dental nurse tutor and Brooklands College in the past. In July 2016 I was delighted to join the friendly and helpful team at Coniston Dental Practice.
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Dr. André von Backstrom

Sedationist

Dr von Backstrom is a medical doctor who qualified in South Africa in 1988. He has a 2-year diploma in sedation and pain control and was a clinical assistant anaesthetist at The Royal Berkshire Hospital until 2001.   View Profile

Berni Whipp

Hygienist

Bernadette Whipp worked as a qualified dental nurse for 5 years before qualifying as a hygienist at Birmingham University. Bernadette joined the practice in the summer of 2004, she currently works at Coniston on a couple of days each week.   View Profile

Sadaf Shereen Anwar

Hygienist

Sadaf qualified from the University of Health Sciences, Pakistan in 2012 and moved to the UK the same year. She worked as a dental nurse for a couple of years to learn about the rules and regulations of working in the dentistry field within the UK.
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Sonya Gulliver

Practice Manager

Sonya joined Coniston Dental Practice in September 2021 from another local practice which she had managed since 2018. She has a background in property management and accounting and first entered the dentistry field in 2012.
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Bea Fryer

Administration

Bernadette has worked as a dental receptionist since 2006 and joined Coniston Dental Practice in the summer of 2010. Bernadette particularly enjoys dealing with patients and prides herself on providing excellent service on reception.
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Sharon Eaton

Administration/ Nurse

Sharon joined our practice in 2008 as a dental nurse, having worked for over thirty years as a nurse in other dental practices. She is currently working at the reception desk but you may still see her from time to time in one of the surgeries.
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