Meet The Team
Colin Hawkes bds msc
Colin qualified from Guys Hospital in 1986 where he subsequently worked as a dental house officer. He went on to complete a master of science degree in Conservative Dental Surgery at Kings College London. He joined Cat Hill Dental in 1994 but remained working in hospital where he taught dental students at Guys. Colin has since become full time at the practice and is comitted to the care and wellbeing of his patients in a gentle, friendly and caring manner. He continually attends courses to update his skills and knowledge.
Jas Kalsi bds
Jas qualified from Guys, Kings and St Thomas' school of dentistry in 2005. He worked in several practices around Essex and Hertfordshire before joining Cat Hill Dental in 2010. He has developed his skills further through various postgraduate courses, mainly in the field of cosmetic and implant dentistry. He is certified to provide Invisalign and Inman Aligner treatments. Jas provides implant teatments for patients and is a member of the Association of Dental Implantology (ADI). He takes great pride in treating his patients and is dedicated to caring for them with empathy and the utmost professionalism.
Mary worked in a variety of general dental practices before joining Cat Hill Dental in 2015. She qualified from Leeds Dental School in 2005. She keeps up to date with the latest developments so that she can be confident to maintain the highest standard of care for her patients. Outside of work Mary loves to travel, and go to the theatre.
Karen qualified from the Eastman Dental Hospital in 1986 and joined Cat Hill Dental shortly after. She has worked at the practice ever since, initially full time but then part-time when she started a family. She is friendly, compassionate and has a very light touch. Karen works closely with the dentists to help achieve optimum oral hygiene and gum health for every patient.
Tina has vast experience with a background in dental nursing in community dental care as well as specialist practice. She is now our practice manager and will endeavour to deal with patient and oral health queries as efficiently and as friendly as possible.
Jackie started her career as a dental nurse, working all over the country. As our receptionist, she is always happy to help, and to make patients comfortable and at ease.
Tamsin, Jaqui and Deborah
The nursing team at Cat Hill Dental are all dedicated professionals. They are fully registered with the GDC. They are always updating and refreshing their knowledge and skills through professional development to ensure patients are in a safe and healthy environment.