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Meet our team here at The Campbell Clinic

The Campbell Clinic is built on a dental team of exceptional quality. Many of the dentists within our practice are General Dental Council registered specialists and one is also a hospital consultant. This gives everyone who visits our practice the confidence that comes with being treated by a highly skilled and experienced dental professional of the highest standing.

Colin Campbell

Qualifications: BDS FDS RCS Scotland
GDC No: 70058

Colin qualified in dentistry from the University of Glasgow in 1994.

In 1997, he became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (by examination). He also entered dental practice in 1997 and began to build a referral service in Oral Surgery and Implant Dentistry.

In 1999, Colin became a General Dental Council Registered Specialist in Oral Surgery.

In 2005, he was elected to Fellowship of the International Team for Implantology, a network of 15,000 professionals worldwide who promote implant dentistry by research, education and development. He was formerly a Member of the ITI education working group and sat on the Leadership Team of the ITI UK & Ireland Section.

He is responsible for developing education for healthcare professionals in implant dentistry and has personally developed many courses in this field.

In 2009 Colin became a director in Campbell and Peace Specialist Practice and in 2013 formed The Campbell Clinic.

Colin has placed over 4,000 implants and restored many of these, he has also carried out over 10,000 surgical procedures.

He is responsible for mentoring dozens of dentists and introducing them to implant dentistry for the benefit of their patients and has also lectured nationally for over 10 years on Implant Dentistry and Oral Surgery.

Colin has been providing expert witnessing services for ten years in dozens of cases and has appeared in county and criminal trials and in regulatory hearings as an expert.

Please visit www.colin-campbell.co.uk to find out more.


Neil J Poyser

Qualifications: BDS MFDS RCSEd FDS (Rest Dent) RCSEd England
GDC No: 75148

Neil is a specialist in Restorative Dentistry. His specialist training was completed at Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas’s Dental Institute, and St George’s and Mayday Hospitals, London. Prior to this, he worked in the dental teaching hospitals of Sheffield and Leeds, having been in general practice in Norwich. Neil is also a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and a General Dental Council specialist in Endodontics, Prosthodontics, Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry.

Neil is interested in the areas of adhesive fixed prosthodontics, endodontics and the implant rehabilitation of patients with defects related to dental cancer or trauma. He is particularly interested in the area of tooth wear and has lectured, published articles and carried out clinical research in this field. Neil has contributed to the dental literature and published articles in dental journals, including the European Journal of Prosthodontics and Restorative Dentistry, British Dental Journal, Journal of Oral Rehabilitation and Dental Update.

He is keen to develop the skills of local practitioners and is actively involved in postgraduate education having provided lectures and hands-on courses at local and national level. The developments in dentistry are fast paced. Neil is committed to continuous professional development to keep abreast of the current literature and clinical techniques and has attended national and international conferences. He is a member of the British Society for Restorative Dentistry, Association of Consultants and Specialists in Restorative Dentistry, British Society for Periodontology and the British Endodontic Society.


Beatriz Sanchez

Qualifications: MSc Implant Dentistry
GDC No: 190407

Beatriz joined the team at The Campbell Clinic in 2015.

She comes to the Campbell Clinic for 2 days a week, which she combines with another job in a Primary Care Practice.

Beatriz qualified as a dentist in Barcelona, Spain in 2008. She really enjoys her position as a general dentist, but has also done special training in Oral Surgery and Prosthodontics. She has also completed an MSc in Dental Implants which mixes both of her interests at a British University (UCLAN). This helps her to support the Specialists in the practice to carry out their duties and taking care of patients oral health in the best way possible.

Beatriz enjoys her profession and likes the contact with patients, trying to make a difference in their lives and mouths.

Apart from dentistry, she likes very much travelling and cooking, and she is always ready to talk about it!


Karen Walker

Qualifications: CEB Dip Dental Hygiene Scotland
GDC No: 4748

After qualifying as a hygienist in Edinburgh in 1994, Karen moved to Nottingham where she worked in a variety of dental practices before taking a five-year career break after the birth of her son.

Since returning to dentistry, Karen had attended various courses to enhance her in-surgery skills. She is a dedicated hygienist keen to equip her patients with the knowledge she has gained, to enhance their smiles and, ultimately, their general health and wellbeing.

Karen has a special interest in implant surgery and maintenance. As maintenance is pivotal to the success of dental implants, Karen has developed and implemented a maintenance programme within the practice to ensure all our implant patients are continually cared for to our high standards.

Karen has lectured at the Congress for the International Team for Implantology to promote and emphasise the need for continuing maintenance of dental implants among her peers. She is also qualified in all aspects of tooth whitening.

Karen is a supporter of the worldwide dental charity Dentaid. In 2008, Karen travelled to Uganda with Christian Relief Uganda in conjunction with Dentaid where she worked in remote villages providing emergency dental care with a team of dental professionals. Part of the programme was to promote Dental Health Education linked to basic Health Education in rural schools. She and the team also helped to formulate a now published book on Infant Oral Mutilation (IOM), a subject at the heart of Dentaid's Educational Development Programme in many African communities.

Karen is a member of the professional bodies, The British Society of Dental Hygiene & Therapy and The British Society of Periodontology.


Andrew Legg

Qualifications: BDS MFDS RCS Ed England
GDC No: 79203

Dr Andrew Legg graduated from the University of Manchester in 2001. Extensive experience in general practice has given Andrew grounding in all aspects of dental care allowing a fully comprehensive approach to patient care.

Andrew has undertaken countless hours of training, including an 18-month Clinical Certificate in Implantology at the University of Sheffield and Advanced Surgical Training at the Royal College of Surgeons.

More recently, Andrew passed his Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh.

Andrew also works as a Clinical Teaching Fellow in Oral Surgery at the University of Manchester.

Andrew is passionate about the use of dental implants in helping restore patients to a more natural form and function and believes they play a pivotal role in improving the quality of life and general health in patients.

Andrew is proud to be an endorsing dentist for the major UK charity Action for Sick Children and has been involved in the launch of the Dental Playbox Scheme which aims to dispel the myths of visiting the dentist, educating under-privileged children countrywide. He is also a Bridge 2 Aid Unity Partner having raised money to help train dental officers in Tanzania.

Andrew is married with four young children. He enjoys following most sport, particularly rugby.


B David Cohen

Qualifications: PhD MSc BDS MFGDP LDSRCS CUEW England
GDC No: 45658

David qualified in 1971 with a B.D.S. from the Royal Dental Hospital of London and, in 1972, LDSRCS from the Royal College of Surgeons of England. Following qualification he worked in general practice in Manchester. At a lecture by an endodontist in 1976, he became interested in Endodontics and in order to advance his knowledge in this field, he undertook a number of postgraduate courses in the United States at Boston University School of Graduate Dentistry, under the leadership of Dr Herbert Schilder.

In 1981, he commenced part-time postgraduate research in Endodontics, which led to an MSc being awarded in 1984. In 1986, he was invited to undertake further research work, culminating in a PhD being awarded by the University of Manchester in 1991, and worldwide patents for new materials.

In 2005, he was awarded a Certificate of Expert Witness Accreditation by Cardiff University.

In 1981, David opened a practice 'Limited to Endodontics' part-time, but since 1993 he has been in full-time specialist endodontic practice. For a number of years, David taught postgraduate endodontics and undergraduate studies as a Lecturer at Manchester Dental Hospital and currently holds the position of Honorary Research Associate at Manchester University. He was admitted to the General Dental Council Endodontic Specialist register as soon as the register was inaugurated in 1998. He has written widely on endodontic subjects and, in 1994, was a Visiting Fellow to the Singapore Ministry of Health. He has also lectured extensively in the UK and USA.

David has served as the President of the British Endodontic Society, and Chairman and/or executive member of a number of local dental and endodontic associations. Since 1979, he has also been a member and regular attender at meetings of the American Association of Endodontists.

Outside dentistry, he loves spending time with his family, especially his six young grandchildren. He enjoys learning Spanish and violin, photography, skiing, collecting whisky and vodka miniatures, and flying his aeroplane. He has been very active in his local Jewish community, including a stint of three years as the President of his local synagogue, and was recently an LEA Governor at a local high school.


Mark Melbourne

Qualifications: CDT RDT (RCS) England
GDC No: 122123

Since qualifying as a Dental Technician in 1993, Mark has been driven to provide patients with the highest standard of dentures possible.

In Mark’s opinion, the impact that a comfortable, individually crafted set of dentures can have on someone's life is immeasurable; it was for that reason in 2011 he qualified as one of the first group of UK trained Clinical Dental Technicians at the Royal College of Surgeons, allowing him to work directly with patients who require dentures. Mark has extensive experience working with oral surgeons and dentists with denture stabilisation and is Straumann registered.

As a General Dental Council registered Clinical Dental Technician, Mark is able to offer patients consultations to discuss their denture requirements taking into account their needs and wants, which he then turns into a reality by utilising his many years of working with dentures. At The Campbell Clinic, we specialise in creating beautiful, natural dentures that are tailored to the patients’ individual needs.

Mark is married with two daughters and lives in Nottingham.


Rajan Nansi

Qualifications: BDS(Hons) MFDS RCSEng MJDF RCSEng MClinDent (Periodontology) MPerio RCSEd
GDC No: 83741

Rajan is a registered Specialist in Periodontics. He has extensive experience in private practice and working within multi-disciplinary specialist teams. Having graduated from Guy's, King's and St. Thomas' Dental Institute, King's College London, with a distinction in 'The Practice of Clinical Dentistry', he went on to pursue wide-ranging in experience General Dental Practice, the Community Dental Services and Hospital Services. During these years Rajan attained his Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery and one of the first group of dentists in the UK to achieve Membership of the Joint Dental Faculties at the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

Rajan completed his specialist training and four-year Master's degree in Periodontology at King's Dental Institute, Guy's Hospital London and was subsequently awarded his Membership in Periodontics at The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. He was also later awarded an Honorary Lectureship by the Faculty of Dental Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons of England for his significant contributions to the Faculty's education programme. In the past, Rajan has been involved in clinical teaching of undergraduates at both King College London and Birmingham University Dental Hospitals. His commitment to postgraduate education is demonstrated through frequent lectures and presentations, which he delivers at national and international levels.

Rajan can provide a comprehensive range of advanced periodontal care and implant dentistry. His areas of particular interest are non-surgical and surgical management of periodontitis and peri-implant disease. His scope to offer surgical treatment includes periodontal surgery, periodontal regeneration, crown lengthening (functional and aesthetic) and periodontal plastic surgery.

Aside from his clinical work, Rajan has been a Council member for the British Society of Periodontology and has served as the inaugural Chairman of the society's young Specialists group. In 2014 Rajan was selected as an Officer on the 'Scientific Affairs Committee' for the 'European Federation of Periodontology', one of Europe's largest dental organisations.


Emma McCormack

Qualifications: BSc DipHE Dental Hygiene & Therapy Sheffield
GDC No: 244517

After Emma completed her degree in Biomedical Science in 2010, she decided that she wanted to utilise her knowledge of the human body within a clinical setting and be at the front of patient care. Emma completed the Diploma in Higher Education in Dental Hygiene & Therapy at the University of Sheffield in June 2013.

Emma is passionate about improving patients’ self-confidence and general well-being. She believes excellent communication and building a good rapport with each patient is the key to achieving a high standard of care and the best clinical results. Emma has a special interest in preventative oral health care and promotion of good oral health practices, particularly with regards to implant maintenance.

Outside of work, Emma enjoys reading, attending the gym, and spending time with her family and friends.


Andrew Flett

Qualifications: BDS MJDF RCS Eng MClinDent (Orth) MOrth RCS Eng FDS (Orth) RCS Eng
GDC No: 103732

Andrew qualified from the University of Liverpool in 2006,winning the Malcolm Foster Silver medal for the best undergraduate research project in his year.

After a year in general dental practice, he returned to Liverpool Dental Hospital to complete a year of general professional training, which involved oral surgery, special care dentistry and paediatric rotations.

From 2008, he then spent the next 2 years as a maxillofacial senior house officer moving around the Merseyside region, caring for patients with head and neck cancer and skeletal abnormalities.

In 2010, he began his Specialist Registrar training in Orthodontics at the Charles Clifford Dental Hospital in Sheffield and the Royal Chesterfield Hospital. Andrew was awarded a Masters with Merit in 2012 from the University of Sheffield and completed his specialist training in 2013, achieving his MOrth from RCS Eng.

In 2015, he completed his training as a Consultant Orthodontist at Sheffield and Chesterfield and in 2016 was appointed as Consultant at Queen’s Medical Centre.


Specialist Practice Information

The Campbell Clinic is a Specialist Dental Practice which has multiple Specialists listed on multiple Specialist lists from the General Dental Council. These lists include Oral Surgery, Periodontology (Gum Disease), Endodontics (Root Fillings), Orthodontics (Teeth Straightening) and Restorative Dentistry including crowns, bridges, dentures and fillings.

At the current time we have clinicians in the practice who are registered on eight different General Dental Council Specialist lists which is what denotes us as a Specialist Practice.

To compliment the clinical work and the workload of the Specialists within the practice we also have clinicians who are not on the Specialist list. These include General Dental Practitioners, some of whom have further degree qualifications including Masters Degrees in Implant Dentistry and Restorative Dentistry.

All of our clinicians undergo extensive further Post-Graduate education and are entirely suited to the tasks they perform within the practice. We also have two Hygienists, a Dental Therapist and a Clinical Dental Technician within the practice. Our Dental Nurses are also extensively trained to provide aspects of dental care including x-rays, photographs and dental impressions both digital and analogue.

All this means is that you may see a Specialist in the practice or someone designated by a Specialist to assist in carrying out your care. This facilitates more speedy treatment and a smoother treatment pathway; if the treatment was entirely left to Specialist provision there would be longer waiting lists and less accessibility to treatment as Specialists are much less in numbers.

If you are in any doubt about the clinician who is treating you in the practice then please ask any member of the team to explain entirely who the individual is and what their qualifications are. No one in the practice will ever treat a patient for which they are not qualified. We feel it is important to point this out at the very outset of treatment to ensure that patients do not ever feel that they have been under the impression that they have been entirely treated by a Specialist at all times.

If you have a preference for a clinician to treat you for a particular aspect of your treatment then please ask and we will do our upmost to facilitate any request.


Maria Fernandez - Canedo Pintor

Qualifications: Lic Odont Seville 2006, Special Interest in Orthodontics
GDC No: 105772

My name is Maria and I am originally from Seville, a beautiful city in the south of Spain.

I graduated as a Dentist in my hometown. After my graduation I wanted to achieve one of my lifelong ambitions, which was to travel and experience the life and culture in a different country. Since my arrival in 2007 I have been working in Primary Care dentistry, allowing me to utilise my dental skills to deliver high standards of dental treatment to a variety of different patients.

During the past few years I haven’t stopped learning and improving my knowledge in the field of dentistry and one of my main interests is Orthodontics as well as Oral Surgery. This has led me to achieve a Postgraduate Certificate in Orthodontics and to work voluntarily with Mercy Ships (a non- profit organization which does charitable work) in Sierra Leone. This experience I found very challenging but yet rewarding at the same time.

As you can guess from my introduction, I like to travel along with meeting different people and sharing their culture. I love learning new languages and I am proud to say that I can talk perfect Spanish, English (with an accent!) as well as intermediate French. In my spare time I enjoy physical activities such as Yoga, Trekking in the countryside, along with cycling. I also have a passion for cooking.

I would consider myself to be very patient, considerate, empathetic and a good communicator, qualities, which I believe are vital for patient care.


Nishant Yadev

Qualifications: MSc, PhD, BDS, MFDS RCS Ed
GDC No: 258689

Nishant Yadev graduated in Dentistry from the University of Sheffield in 2015. After spending a year in general practice, Nish joined The Campbell Clinic in September 2016.

Before Nish trained to become a dentist, he had undertaken an undergraduate MSc in Molecular Medicine and then a research-based PhD in Oral Disease. During this time, Nish had presented his work at National and International conferences and he won the European Association of Oral Medicine Young Scientist Award in 2008.

In November 2016, Nish successfully completed his examinations for Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh.

At the Practice, Nish provides the majority of general dentistry to adults and children. He also has an interest in Digital Dentistry, helping to deliver cutting-edge Computer Aided Designed and Manufactured (CAD-CAM) restorations. Nish is also involved in undertaking clinical research within the practice to ensure the delivery of the highest quality evidence-based treatment to all our patients.

Outside of work, Nish is a serving Officer in the Army Dental Corps Reserve. He is also a keen cyclist and an offshore sailor.


Paul Lyons

Qualifications: BChD Leeds
GDC No: 61634

Paul has developed an extensive 32 years of experience in General Practice in the Nottingham area. After qualifying from Leeds University in 1986 Paul has since completed many postgraduate training courses to allow him to continue to update and develop his skills as a dentist.

He has completed a Diploma in Endodontology and so possesses a wealth of experience. Paul prefers to limit his practice to solving complex endodontic cases due to his special interest in root canal treatments and therefore thrives in a referral based practice like The Campbell Clinic.

He has completed research in effective pain management during endodontic treatment and uses the outcomes of this throughout his treatments; because of this he enjoys working with anxious patients and putting them at ease, a skill essential for all patients and treatments.

Paul is committed to providing care for all patients to the maximum benefit and optimum dental health, he’s settled in well with The Campbell Clinic team and reflects the ethical and honest approach we desire towards our patients.

He is a member of the British Endodontic society and outside of work enjoys cycling, football and skiing.


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