Meet the team at Cottage Dental Practice Ormskirk
Our team are highly experienced in all aspects of dental care.
At the Cottage Dental Practice our patients are our number one priority. We have established a team of highly experienced, well trained dental experts which allows us to provide you with the highest quality of care possible.
We like to think our practice has a warm, welcoming, and friendly atmosphere. Many of our reception team have been at the practice for over 10 years and know our patients by name. The modern, comfortable surroundings mean that your trip to the dentist can be more relaxing and enjoyable.
We are constantly improving our practice so that we can provide the latest in modern dentistry for our patients and help them to maintain healthy mouths for life. We have recently installed a new cross-infection suite in order to comply with gold standard regulations. Although we constantly monitor our service to our patients, we always welcome your suggestions.
Meet the team
|Dr Sunny Lathar – BDS MFGDP(UK)
Principal – GDC no: 62804
Dr Lathar qualified from Liverpool University in 1987 and joined the practice in 1989, becoming a partner in 1997. Dr Lathar was awarded Membership into the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners in 2006. He has a keen interest in Endodontics and Dental Implants; attending regular postgraduate courses worldwide. Dr Lathar has recently completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Facial Aesthetics, enabling him to treat patient’s cosmetic concerns. Outside of dentistry, Sunny’s hobbies include football, cinema and digital photography.
|Dr Helen Barlow – BDS MFGDP(UK)
Principal – GDC no: 62784
Helen qualified from Liverpool University in 1987 and joined the practice later in 1990, later becoming a partner in 2001. Dr Barlow was awarded Membership into the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners in 2008 and achieved a Post Graduate Diploma in Endodontics from UCLan in 2011, Helen has a special interest in Endodontics and hopes that the increased skills from the Diploma will be of great benefit to the patients of our practice. Helen’s hobbies include interior design, gardening, and skiing as much as possible and fell walking with her two dogs.
|Dr Richard McIndoe – BDS
Associate – GDC no: 155333
Richard qualified from University of Liverpool in 2008 and recently joined the practice as an associate after working in South Liverpool. Following graduation Richard has shown a dedication to continuously developing his skills and knowledge through postgraduate courses and recently passed a number of exams at the Royal College of Surgeons. Richard has an active interest in all areas of Dentistry and is currently working towards an MSc in Restorative Dentistry. Outside of work Richard is a keen footballer, and when he is not on the pitch himself, he is watching Liverpool.
|Dr Stephen Smith BDS, M Dent Sci, FDS RCSEd, FDS, FDS (Rest. Dent) RCS (Eng.) MRD RCS is one of the most highly qualified dentists in the country — a specialist in restorative dentistry, endodontics, periodontology and prosthodontics.
Associate – GDC 62812
Stephen is our visiting implant surgeon Stephen is one of the most highly qualified dentists in the country and is a specialist in restorative dentistry, endodontics, periodontology and prosthodontics Stephen is presently a member of the senior teaching staff and consultant in restorative dentistry in the Department of Prosthodontics at the Eastman Dental Institute, London. He has a masters degree in Periodontics and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in Oral Medicine and Periodontics and the Royal College of Surgeons of England in Oral Surgery and Oral medicine. He has a membership with the Royal College of Surgeons of England and Glasgow in Prosthodontics and the Intercollegiate Fellowship in Restorative Dentistry. He enjoys an active life outside of dentistry, trying to offset his carbon footprint by either running or cycling where possible around London. He is an expert scuba diver, skydiver and skier, and is always up for trying anything that makes him feel alive.
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