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Ruth Debney BDS, MA, BA (Hons)

Principal Dentist

Ruth qualified from The Royal London Dental School in 1990 and joined The White House Dental Practice. In 2003 she took over the practice and became the principal dentist.

She enjoys providing a wide range of dental procedures and specialises in cosmetic dentistry and oral surgery, including the removal of impacted wisdom teeth.

Ruth has completed a postgraduate modular implant course with Straumann.

Ruth has been selected as a member of the interview panel for the graduate and undergraduate programme for dental students applying to Barts and The Royal London School of Dentistry.

GDC no: 66264


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Ben Griffith BDS Msc 

Dental Associate and specially trained Implantologist

Ben qualified from the University of London in 2002, and moved to the New Malden Area in 2010.  

Since qualifying, Ben has worked in Brighton, Surrey and London, developing his skills in general, cosmetic and surgical dentistry.

Ben has been placing and restoring dental implants for over 6 years and recently completed his Masters degree in dental Implantology at the University of Bristol.  

Ben is continually developing his knowledge and skills to provide his patients with the best evidence based treatment options.  In his spare time, Ben enjoys sport, music and spending time with his family.

GDC no: 81072


Dr Sameer Manro BDS

Dental Associate

Sameer qualified from the Royal London Hospital of Medicine and Dentistry in 2005. He has been committed to maintaining a high level of clinical skills throughout his career and has undertaken several post graduate qualifications.

Sameer has a special interest in Endodontics having spent 2 years further studying to gain his qualifications.  He is happy to accept referrals for Endodontics.
He also has an interest in Orthodontics and is able to offer varied clear aligner (braces) systems. Sameer is also involved in the training of young dental graduates.

GDC no: 103575


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Helene Olesen Dip Dental Therapy and Hygiene

Helene qualified as a Dental Hygienist & Dental Therapist at Barts & The London dental hospital in 2009.

Originally she worked and trained as a dental nurse at our practice in 2004.

Having qualified as a hygienist and dental therapist she has worked in numerous practices, both private and NHS, treating a variety of patients. She particularly enjoys the challenges of advanced chronic periodontal disease and immunocompromised patients.

Helene regularly attends courses to maintain and advance her knowledge regarding cross infection, law & ethics, child protection, periodontal regeneration, enlighten smiles.

GDC no: 185823


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Melissa Harman

Melissa Harman National Certificate in Dental Nursing

NEBDN in Dental Radiography

Melissa started working at the White House dental practice in 2005. She then went on to complete her nursing qualification in 2007.

Melissa has been trained by the International team of implantologists and the Straumann Company. She assists with the dentist during implant placement and restoration.

She actively participates in continuing professional development having attended numerous courses in cross-infection control, four handed dentistry and emergency drugs.

In 2012  Melissa achieved the post graduate BDA course in dental radiography, allowing her to independently take all forms of dental radiographs.

GDC no:124956


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Rose Connolly

Rose joined the team in 2015 and is thoroughly enjoying working as a Receptionist. She is friendly, reliable and very efficient, and enjoys working with the general public providing excellent customer care and patient satisfaction. Please do not hesitate to contact Rose with any queries or suggestions regarding the practice or your treatment.

Rose has attended courses on Health and Safety and Customer Complaints and is currently studying for a qualification with the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB).


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