Meet the Team

Magdalena Julia Laskowska

Principal Dentist
GDC: 85287

Magdalena graduated in 1992 from the Faculty of Dentistry at the Medical University of Warsaw. She was also the owner of Harwood Dental Practice for 11 years, and since 2017, a partner.

Magdalena is a general dentist with a special interest in Bioclear method of restorations (in which white composite material is wrapped around a tooth using special, technologically advanced mylar matrices. Composite is heated to properly form a fully functional, beautiful tooth). She completed all levels of Bioclear training, including the advanced level at The Bioclear Learning Center in Seattle, USA. Magdalena also has a special interest and 10 years of experience in extensive Fibredontics – glassfibre reinforced direct restorations: splints, bridges. Particularly helpful for patients suffering from periodontal disease. Minimally invasive, this technique, in many cases, allows to use patient’s own teeth as part of the bridge, allowing for the most natural looking result.

In her own time, Magdalena enjoys walks on the moors, physical activity and regular training. Since 2015, she has been actively involved in the SmileStar charity, which provides free dental care to ex Royal Marines in the UK and local communities abroad.  With SmileStar, she has volunteered for 5 trips abroad – 3 to Kenya and 2 to India.

Aleks Srokosz

Dentist
GDC: 258317

Aleks qualified with a Bachelors Degree in Dental Surgery with honours from the Peninsula College of Medicine & Dentistry. He is also a Master of Community Pharmacy from Jagiellonian University. Dr Aleks also works at Peninsula Dental School where he supervises final year students.

Aleks enjoys providing the highest quality of evidence based dental care in a friendly and relaxed environment. His philosophy of dentistry is based on prevention and conservation of tooth tissue and he always works with magnification loops to ensure maximum preservation of healthy tooth structure. His special interest is minimally invasive, aesthetic dentistry and this has earned him numerous awards in his career as a Dentist so far. He spends much of his free time studying to ensure that his treatments are always in line with evidence-based​ best practice. He has been trained in occlusion, tooth wear and other subjects at prestigious Spear Education training centre Arizona, USA. He has completed numbers of courses in Italy, Norway, Poland and the UK. Aleks is certified in Digital Smile Design, Invisalign and also the Bioclear (Tacoma, USA) composite method. He is currently studying towards a Postgraduate Diploma in Clear Aligner Therapy (orthodontics) at City of London Dental School. Dr Aleks is a member of Dentinal Tubules study club and Spear Education. He is also developing his interest in digital dentistry. Aleks is very quiet in nature, but sympathetic and conscientious in his work. Dentistry is his passion.

Outside of work, Aleks loves spending time with his family. He is married and has two girls and a baby boy. He loves sailing and has sailed extensively in the Baltic Sea. Also enjoying windsurfing, mountaineering and traveling.

Chad Furhuraire​

Dentist
GDC: 283676

Chad graduated from Peninsula Dental School, achieving a Bachelor’s Degree in Dental Surgery. Since then, he has worked in both NHS and private practices. Chad primarily focuses on providing general dentistry with special interests in providing cosmetic and minimally invasive dentistry such as composite bonding. Chad ensures to provide excellent aesthetic results and enjoys providing orthodontic treatment such as Invisalign®

Chad has a empathetic and relaxed approach when providing dental treatment and is very good at treating nervous and anxious patients. He takes pride in making patients feel very comfortable and relaxed when receiving dental care. He is also currently training in providing IV Sedation to treat nervous patients.   

Outside of work, Chad enjoys travelling, basketball and skiing and is always keen to explore exciting new hobbies.

Hailey Gill

Dental Hygiene Therapist
GDC: 216824

My name is Hailey, I’m a dental hygiene therapist based in Devon. I studied for my BSc at Peninsula Dental school, graduating in 2019 with distinction.

Before becoming a hygiene therapist I also trained as a dental nurse at Peninsula, a job which I loved for 10 years. 

My main interest within dentistry is prevention and treatment of periodontal disease, particularly with anxious patients.

Lucy Steward​

Dental Hygiene Therapist​
GDC: 252621​

Lucy grew up along the Cornish coast in Seaton. She completed her dental nursing diploma is 2014 and it was working alongside both Hygienists and Therapists that spurred Lucy on to further her dental career. 

Lucy gained a place to study Combined Hygiene and Therapy at Cardiff University and graduated in 2020 with First Class Honours during a global pandemic! She prides herself on educating her patients and preventing gum disease as – prevention is better than cure – as well as aiding in the management and stabilisation of advanced periodontal diseases. Lucy has a very calming demeanour and is great with nervous patient and children. 

Recently, Lucy has undergone her Certificate in Advanced Medical and Facial Aesthetics and plans to gain further experience in this. She is also very keen to volunteer overseas in the near future. 

Lucy spends most of her spare time at the skatepark or roller skating in the sunshine. She enjoys beach days, reading and caring for her 20 houseplants. She also practices yoga and meditation.

Sophie Burrows

Practice Manager

Phoebe Pearce

Trainee Dental Nurse

Nicole Remmington

Trainee Dental Nurse

Melissa Simmons

Receptionist

IMPORTANT COVID-19 INFORMATION

Please be assured that we are still seeing patients for face-to-face appointments.

As a healthcare provider, we have always adhered to high infection control standards. Based on government guidance, our practice continues to adapt and intensify our protocols so our staff can care for our patients safely while the coronavirus remains a threat to everyone’s health.

To help explain these new measures, we have produced a short video:

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