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Stapenhill Dental Care, 6 St Peters Street, Burton On Trent, Staffordshire, DE15 9AW

Meet the team

Alistair James BDS MSc MFGDP.RCS

GDC Number: 68106

Alistair graduated from Birmingham University In 1992 and has then worked in a couple of hospital jobs in Dentistry before settling on a career in General Practice.
He has worked in Tipton, Wolverhampton, Tamworth and Burton on Trent.

Currently Alistair splits his time between practice and work at the Birmingham Dental Hospital and School.

At the University of Birmingham Dental school Alistair is a clinical lecturer in both Dentistry and also teaches sedation techniques to the undergraduates.

He has a keen interest in research both based in the hospital environment and General practice, and has published papers of his research.

He is also a member of the PREP panel (Product Research and Evaluation by Practitioners) in which the latest materials are tested and evaluated.

Alistair also holds the post of speciality Dentist Restorative dentistry at Birmingham Dental hospital which involves the restoration of complex Dental needs using a variety of clinical techniques. such as implants, crowns and bridges and root canal therapy. Alistair’s special interests are dental implantology, surgical endodontics and bone preservation techniques as well as conventional endodontics.

A further interest is occlusion and the treatment of TMJ dysfunction syndrome and myofacial pain induced by occlusion. For the treatment of this, a variety of methods are used such as bite adjustment, mouth splints, dental reconstruction and acupuncture. Alistair is also a member of The British Society of Occlusal Studies.

Outside dentistry Alistair has two children and is currently joint head coach at Sutton Coldfield Junior Hockey club and to relax enjoys a wide range of outdoor pursuits.

Services offered.
Implant ology with Adjunctive particulate localised bone grafting.

Samantha Duncan

GDC Number: 70886

Sam graduated from Birmingham University in 1995.

Samantha then worked in general practice in Rugby and Tamworth before joining Stapenhill Dental Care in 2007.

Sam treats a wide variety of patients but particularly enjoys treating those who are nervous and anxious about dental treatment. Sam’s calm and caring nature helps patients overcome their fear of visiting the dentist.

Outside of dentistry Sam enjoys keeping fit, baking and is a keen reader who can always recommend a good book.

Sam regularly participates in mud run challenges in order to raise funds for her favourite charities.

Jessica Mason


GDC Number: 260826

I completed my Diploma in Dental Hygiene and Therapy at The University of Sheffield and joined the team in summer 2018. Before going to university to study, I was a qualified Dental Nurse and completed my training at Leicester College.

As a Dental Hygienist and Therapist, I am able to undertake gum treatment as well as other responsibilities such as fillings on adults and children, whitening and more.

In my free time I enjoy spending time with my friends and family, completing Escape Rooms, travelling and indulging in a spot of retail therapy!

Michelle Molloy

Practice Manager

GDC Number: 126810

Michelle or ‘Shelly’ as we all know her as, is likely to be the smiling face who greets you when you visit the practice or when you speak to us on the phone.

Shelly is often the person looking after you in reception and making sure that your experience with us is a positive one. As our practice manager she oversees the smooth running of the practice which ensures everyone else is able to concentrate on what they do best. If you have any queries, concerns or suggestions Shelly would be delighted to hear from you.

Shelly has work in dentistry for the past 25 years and was initially Alistair’s nurse, she is therefore well equipped to answer any questions you have. She has worked in the fields of general dentistry, implant placement and implant restoration, facial aesthetics and cosmetic dentistry.

You will find that Shelly enjoys chatting to our patients and will give you a very warm welcome.

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