Our aim is to provide a comprehensive choice of high quality family dental care, with an emphasis on prevention in a professional, relaxed, friendly, caring and safe environment. We aim to do this by developing and utilising the skills of every member of the team.
Dr Anita Norgren-Alarcon
- Dental Surgeon, DDS
- Principal Dentist, Practice Owner
GDC no 78593 Member of British Society for Restorative Dentistry, BSRD and Association of Dental Implantology, ADI
Anita qualified 1983 at the University of Umea, Sweden and has more than 30 years of experience in different aspects of dentistry, both in Sweden and other countries. From year 2000 she worked in a few dental practices in Devon until she started up her own practice in Plymouth 2006. Special interests are aesthetic dentistry including implants, crown and bridge work together with partial dentures of all designs and materials, orthodontics with clear aligners and fixed "Fast Braces" as well as oral surgery. Somnowell antisnoring appliance is also a treatment option that she found is very useful and beneficial in the treatment of snoring, sleep aphnoea and other sleeping disorders.
Dr Mariska Vorster
- Dental Surgeon, BChD
GDC no: 100350
Mariska qualified at the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa in 2003. She came to the United Kingdom straight after qualifying and did her British equivalence examinations with the General Dental Council in London while working in the Cornwall Primary Care Trust. After completing her exams she continued to work in Cornwall doing general dentistry and sedations on phobic patients and children. For the past 13 years she has been working in Dental practices in Cornwall and Devon as an associate and locum dentist but has decided to join our team at Central park Dental Pracite as a permanent member of staff. She enjoys all aspects of dentistry and especially likes the challenge of treating children and patients who are a bit nervous and apprehensive when having dental treatment.
Dr Suzanne Coward
- Dental Surgeon
BDS (Hons) MJDF DipFMS
GDC no: 176459 Member of Royal College of Surgeons (England)
Suzanne grew up in the North West of England before moving to Cardiff to complete her dentistry degree, qualifying in 2009. Having passed selection for the Royal Navy in 2006 and been sponsored through dental school, she passed out of the Britannia Royal Naval College in December 2009, continuing on to complete Dental Foundation Training in 2010. From 2009 to 2016 she worked in many Royal Navy clinics including deployments on warships in 2011, 2014 and 2015. Leaving the military in 2016 at the end of a short commission, she embarked on a short career break travelling around the world before returning to Devon to settle down as a civilian. She enjoys all aspects of dentistry, and hopes to pursue further training in sedation in the near future. She also works for the Care Quality Commission as a specialist advisor during inspections of dental practices.
Rachel began her career in dentistry as a dental nurse and gained experience in both a hospital and practice setting. She then graduated from Cardiff University in 2014 as a dental hygienist. Rachel is trained in a broad array of the most up to date techniques and can treat direct access patients. She is passionate about working with her patients to improve their oral health. Her warm and caring nature puts her patients at ease whilst delivering the highest standard of care.
Charlotte qualified as a Dental Hygienist whilst serving in the Royal Navy in 2000. Since then, Charlotte has worked at corporate, private and NHS practices with her focus being prevention based treatment. She has extensive experience in treating gum disease and will always give patients full treatment options. Charlotte believes that individual approach to patient care ensures the best possible treatment outcome for each patient. Since 2015 she has been practising facial aesthetics in particular lip fillers. Now she brings these skills to Central Park Dental Practice. Charlotte has recently relocated to the South West from Essex and in her spare time she explores the wonderful local coastline.
Kerry Palmer - Dental Nurse
Laura Feeney - Dental nurse
Jasmine Jenkinson- Dental Nurse
Charlotte Wilkins - Dental Nurse
Jessica Bray - Dental Nurse
Cait O'Keefe - Trainee Dental Nurse
Hannah Glover - Head Receptionist/Ass. Practice manager