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Owner and Principal Dentist

Justin Marney

GDC Number: 66692

Justin qualified from Manchester University in 1991. Following 8 years practicing dentistry as a Royal Naval Officer, he worked for a short period in New Zealand. Justin then settled in Devon and started his own dental practice. During this time, he undertook a post graduate dental degree from Bristol University and became a post graduate trainer for newly qualified dentists in addition he developed a small chain of dental practices. He has always had a passion to develop himself and his career and he has now found the challenges of working in the mobile dental service a perfect fit to his skill set and his love for meeting people and having a varied and interesting working day. He especially enjoys taking a holistic approach to his dentistry and has a highly caring nature. He has taken part over the years in a range of extreme endurance sports, including running, cycling, swimming and rowing. He splits his time between homes in the South East and Devon. Not ready to slow down he is looking forward to cycling across America next year to add to his list of achievements.

Dentist

Azud Irshad

GDC Number: 229712

Azud Irshad qualified from Plymouth University Dental School in 2012. Previously to this, he did a BioChemistry Degree from London University. Azud enjoys all aspects of dentistry and in addition to providing mobile dentistry, he also spends several days a week working in practice. He has a broad range of skills and when working in practice, he has an interest in cosmetic dentistry. Whilst at University, he also worked in hospitals as an auxiliary nurse, which was well suited to his caring nature and his desire to help people. This experience also developed his interest in treating the elderly and more vulnerable in society. In his spare time, Azud has a range of strange hobbies from his new passion for welding to his recent achievement of crossing the Atlantic in a rowing boat!!

Dentist

Mark Draper

GDC Number: 57507

Mark qualified from Bristol University having been born and brought up in Liverpool. He then began his career working in a busy NHS practice in central London in the late ‘80s. After a decade of working in practice he moved into the world of domiciliary dentistry over 20 years ago. He has worked both in the community services and also in the private sector. He has a deep knowledge of how mobile dentistry is delivered and enjoys all aspects of dentistry but especially the provision of dentures. Over the past year he has spread his wings and he now travels extensively to all our bases providing treatment in people’s homes. A city boy at heart, he enjoys all live music, reading and watching the world go by from a local coffee shop in his spare time.

Dental Therapist

Hannah Mason-Mellish

GDC Number: 156563

Hannah qualified from Liverpool University in 2013 as a Dental Therapist. Before qualifying, she had worked in dentistry as an assistant for 5 years. Quality service and her bubbly personality are her trademarks and she has a caring approach to everything she does. She enjoys all aspects of dentistry but especially restoring teeth and improving oral hygiene and health in all her patients. She always has time for her patients and enjoys working in the community taking dentistry into your home. When not working for At Home Dental she is busy bringing up and caring for her young family.

Dental Therapist

Verity Shuker

GDC Number: 259752

Verity is one of our Dental Therapists.  She qualified from University of Portsmouth in 2019 with a BSc (Hons) Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy.  Verity lives in Emsworth with her partner and her two dogs Henry and Derek.  She really enjoys going for long country and coastal walks, hot yoga, music events and holidays.  “I want to work for At Home Dental because Justin and the team are passionate and believe in the high standard of service which they provide.  I have seen how Justin treats his patients – with the utmost respect.  Who wouldn’t want to be a part of that!”

Dental Therapist

Meryl Colley

GDC Number: 263809

Meryl originates from Surrey and has been involved in dentistry for nearly seven years. She was a qualified dental nurse before taking the leap to become a more hands on clinician graduating from Kings College as a Dental Therapist -this gives her a good range of skills and knowledge.

She enjoys working in the community and At Home Dental gives her the opportunity to get out of the surgery and perform her skills in a home setting. She is adaptable and has a calming manner which allows her to make people at ease. Empathetic and caring, Meryl has the ability to put patients at ease whilst performing a full range of dental services such as fillings and cleaning.

In her spare time away from work she combines being around her friends cooking for them and going to the gym.

Dentist

Natalie Handley

GDC Number: 151251

Natalie Handley is one of At Home Dentals’ dentists and works mainly in Hampshire in one of our mobile vans. She was brought up in Sandhurst until she moved north qualifying in dentistry from the University of Manchester in 2008. After qualifying she worked in several practices in the UK before moving to Australia to work in Sydney for 3 years. She loved life in Australia but realised she wanted to start a family closer to her relatives in Hampshire. She now juggles a busy life of raising 2 small boys whilst enjoying her professional career part time.

Natalie enjoys her dentistry and especially enjoys being on the road delivering the very best care to patients who struggle to get to a traditional dental practice. She really enjoys meeting new people and has the ability to put even the most nervous patients at ease.

Dental Therapist

Julie Petersen

GDC Number: 195591

Julie qualified as a Dental therapist and Dental hygienist from the University of Portsmouth in 2010 having had an extensive career in Dentistry, with roles including Dental Health education to schools and a Dental nurse NVQ assessor.  Julie has a corporate background working for Blue Chip Company Glaxo Smith Kline (GSK) as a Dental and Pharmaceutical Business Development Manager gaining a recognised qualification for the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI).  Within this role Julie sat on a panel of experts to design educational resources for schools.

Julie currently works parts time in a specialist referral practice undertaking the more complex treatment plans which enables her to work to very high standards. Julie was shortlisted in 2012 for Dental Therapist and Hygienist of the year.

Julie is excited to be joining the “At Home” team and will be working across Hampshire and the Hampshire/Surrey border taking her skills and caring nature to a wider community.

Outside of work Julie is a mother to her son (an extremely talented musician); a beautiful daughter (who also works in healthcare) and a very bright step daughter.  In her spare time Julie enjoys astrology, spinning and chairing her local tennis club.

Dentist

Ben Hastings

GDC Number: 258598

Ben is one of our Devon based dentists , although, he originates from Perthshire, Scotland. He qualified from Dundee in 2015 and on graduation joined a foundation post graduate course in the South West and never left the area. Enjoying all that the area has to offer from the moor to the sea.

Ben is keen on all aspects of dentistry and whilst he is very interested in performing highly technical dentistry such as dental implants , he is also passionate about making peoples  oral health better – doing the basic things well. At Home Dental affords him the ability to work in the community making a difference to people’s health in their own home whilst spending the rest of his time in a dental practice carrying out all aspects of dentistry. Ben is happy to offer a full range of dental treatment in the comfort of your home that you would expect to receive in a traditional surgery, he has a calm and reassuring manner, quickly putting all people at ease.

Ben has a young family which keeps him busy but when he does get a chance you’ll find him walking his dog on the coast path or generally just keeping fit cycling and at the gym.

Dentist

Aimee Deplage

GDC Number: 85689

Aimee is one of our Devon based dentists. Originally from Sowood in Yorkshire, Aimee qualified from Newcastle University in 2005. Having spent an enjoyable 10 years working in the North East she decided to relocate to Devon to set up home with her partner in the South Hams. Like a duck to water she immediately enjoyed the Devon way of life – paddle boarding on the rivers, going to the beach and walking on the Moor.

In addition to looking after her young family she is somewhat of an artisan – making and designing jewellery and shoes as well as being a keen cook always followed by a locally sourced cheese board.

At Home Dental allows Aimee to pursue her holistic approach to dentistry, putting people first and helping people who can sometimes find it hard to access dental care. She combines a high level of skill with a caring approach that immediately puts patients at ease, ensuring the best level of oral health care.

Dentist

Bob Cervantes

GDC Number: 106606

Bob Cervantes is one of At Home’s dentists who bring a wealth of experience to his role as one of our clinicians based in the South East. Bob obtained his dental degree in the beautiful city of Seville (Spain) in 2006 and was actually brought up in the town of Dos Hermanas, which is 10 miles south. Shortly after qualifying he decided to come to the UK to pursue his dental career. He became a British citizen in 2017 and whilst he enjoys beach life and warm weather, he still considers the UK his home and enjoys living a metropolitan life in London.

Bob is passionate about dentistry and is very experienced in all aspects of clinical practice. However, what really energises him is the satisfaction from helping people and improving their oral health. He is a natural communicator and quickly puts patients at ease with his friendly and compassionate manner. He has worked in many different areas of the UK which has allowed him to explore his adopted country, whilst developing his skills.

In his spare time he loves to spend time with his partner Miki and cat Shirley, playing music and going to gigs. He is currently planning on converting a van into a mobile home so at weekends he can get down to the beach… we’ve told him to put in heating!

Dental Technician

Alethea Synan

GDC Number: 156847

Alethea is our clinical dental technician, who not only visits our clients to perform the clinical impressions and fitting of dentures but also physically makes them herself in her dental laboratory. This combination of skills ensures she produces excellent dentures which feel good and look very natural.

She was brought up in Surrey and has remained in the area ever since. She enjoys family life and has 2 children who keep her busy. In her spare time she is a DJ who has performed all over the Uk and occasionally Europe.

Alethea enjoys her role with At Home Dental and particularly likes providing the very best  care and attention to her patients.

Our Equipment

We have embraced

the very latest in

mobile dental equipment

Whitening

Whitening is among the most popular dental procedures because it can greatly improve how your teeth look.

Veneers

Veneers make teeth look natural, healthy and improve the colour, shape and position of teeth.

Dentures

Made from lifelike resin bonded to a plastic base, dentures are worn to replace your natural teeth.

Qualified

All of our dentists are highly qualified with many years of experience in the dental industry.

Let us look after your dental health. Call us on 0808 169 4546 or make an appointment

Contact

reception@homedental.org
0808 169 4546

Opening Hours

Mon-Fri: 8:30am-5:30pm