Meet The Team

The practice is owned by Abayomi Ojetunde. Our dental team have been carefully selected to compliment the surgery’s exemplary care for patients and passion for dental surgery and orthodontics. The team includes dental nurses, a practice manager and receptionists. All are very experienced, fully qualified and able to discuss any queries you may have.

Trusha Carr BDS GDC Reg. No 80608

Dentist

Trusha trained at the Newcastle Dental Hospital, qualifying in 2002. She practiced as an associate in Newcastle bef
ore taking a post in Sydney Dental Hospital treating patients and teaching undergraduates.
She is committed to the ongoing development of her professional skills and to delivering excellent standards of clinical dentistry.

Trusha currently also works in the dental community sector treating nervous children and patients with special needs.

In her spare time Trusha enjoys being a mother to her 3 boys.

Vasilis Abdela Dip DS GDC Reg. No 80265

Dentist

Staff Pics August 2012 053Vasilis trained in Athens qualifying in 1991. Since graduation he has enrolled as a postgraduate student in Oral Pathology and worked as honorary clinical assistant in a Maxillofacial department in hospital, treating patients and teaching students in oral oncology.

In his many years in dentistry, he has been committed to continued professional development, being a regular participant of professional meetings and hands on post-graduate courses to stay up to date with the latest techniques and dental materials. His experience has allowed him to deal with anxious patients and has great empathy with them. That’s why he has built a great rapport with his patients.

His main areas of interests are in the field of surgical, restorative and cosmetic dentistry. The many cosmetic cases he has dealt with have been logged by before and after photos.

He is married and a father of two.

Outside dentistry, he is a member of the British Tennis Association and The National Trust.

Almarie Coetzee  (WSI Orthodontics) GDC Reg. No 69036

Dentist

Almarie trained in South Africa and qualified as a Dentist in 1993 at the University of Pretoria. Since graduation she completed a postgraduate diploma in clinical dentistry and emigrated to the United Kingdom in 2000.

Almarie developed an interest in Orthodontics and completed a Diploma for Dentists with a Special interest in Orthodontics with the Royal College of Surgeons (England) and has her scope of practice to Orthodontics since 2002.

As part of her continued professional education Almarie attends regular professional meetings with particular interest in Damon Braces and Invisalign and is also a member of the British Orthodontic Society and British Dental Association.

Outside of Dentistry she has a keen interest in gardening and is a proud mother of two.

Dr Olakunle Odeyemi BDS, FDSRCS(Eng.), LLM (Cardiff)

Registered Specialist in Oral Surgery

dentist2After qualifying in Nigeria in 1984, Kunle worked in the Nigerian Army as a General Dentist and attained the rank of Major before coming to the UK to further his training in Oral Surgery. Having worked in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Plastic Surgery Unit in Salisbury, he has gained extensive experience in hospital patient management and treatment.

Kunle then went back into General Dentistry and Oral Surgery on the High Street in 1997 in London. During these years of Hospital training, Kunle gained Fellowships in Dental Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons of England, the LLM (Legal Aspects of Medical Practice) from Cardiff University in 2008. He was admitted by the General Dental Council to the Specialist in Surgical Dentistry and later to the Specialist List in Oral Surgery.

Kunle currently works in Oral Surgery in various Dental Practices in and around London. Kunle holds the Fellowship of the Faculty of Dental Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons of England. Kunle is also a member of the British Association of Dental Implantology. He is happily married with children.

Kelsey Choules GDC Reg No. 219029

Dental Hygienist

kelseycropKelsey joined the Red Lodge Dental Surgery team in 2016 after obtaining her degree and qualifying as a Dental Hygienist at the University of Essex.

Prior to studying Oral Health Sciences, she worked for six years as a qualified dental nurse in both NHS and private practices across Suffolk. This has given her a wide range of experience with dentistry.

Kelsey enjoys working with all types of patients but especially enjoys working with nervous or anxious patients, helping them overcome and succeed with treatment and improving their oral hygiene. Kelsey is keen to treat all patients with a holistic approach and treat periodontal disease confidently.

In the future, she will be studying cosmetic techniques such as facial aesthetics.

Dental Nurses

 

Receptionists

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