Meet The Team

Most people today are keen to keep their teeth for life. Our dental team play a vital role in this respect, helping you maintain your oral health.

The majority of our team are fully qualified in dental nursing and have a broad understanding of the services we offer.

They are available to advise you about treatment options and to answer any questions you may have. Their involvement is much more than the immediate personal contact you see. Behind the scenes, they ensure that everything runs smoothly, from cross infection control to accurate record keeping.

We also benefit from specialist qualified dentists who visit the practice regularly to carry out advanced procedures such as sedation, orthodontics and implants.

Practice Principles

Practice Principal – BDS GDC 154703

Dr Samantha Le Sueur

Samantha is a local girl educated at Jersey College for Girls. She qualified at Guy’s, Kings and St Thomas’ Dental School in 2008. She has worked in both private practice and at the general hospital in the community clinic. She has a keen interest in Advance Facial Aesthetics i.e B:TOX, Fillers, CEREC (CAD-CAM single visit crowns), Invisalign (invisible braces), Domiciliary (nursing home visits). Samantha is very good at treating nervous patients.

Practice Principal – BDS GDC 56056

Dr Grahame Atkins

Dr Grahame Atkins BDS graduated from University College Dental School, London in 1982 and now has more than 30 years experience in general dental practice. Dr Atkins main interest is CERECS (crowns veneers made in a day) modern CAD / CAM technology including Cosmetic Make overs. Mini dental implants which are state-of-the-art and very affordable dental implants for permanently replacing missing teeth and stabilising loosed fitting dentures.

Managers

Practice Manager

Nadine Pichon

Nadine started in the dental profession in 1995 then qualified as a dental nurse in 1999 and has gained experience in all areas of private dentistry and hospital dentistry over the years.

As a practice manageress since 2002, she has always taken a keen interest in professional standards and the important regulations of dental practice including cross infection control.

Nadine ensures that the practice runs smoothly and patients interests are put first, many of whom she knows personally from her 11 years experience with Confidence Dental Care.

Accounts Manager

Mandy Tharme

Dental Practitioners

Dental Practitioner

Dr Craig Elias

Craig grew up in South Wales and qualified from Cardiff Dental School in 1998 and has since worked in general practice . He has recently moved to Jersey with his wife and two young boys after several family holidays here. Craig has interests in adhesive dentistry as well as crown and bridge work including CERECS.

Dental Practitioner – BDS London MFDS RCS (Ed) GDC 153726

Dr Ivo Raitchev

Dr Ivo comes from a family with great tradition in dentistry, which was apparent when he qualified from King’s College London in 2008, winning the A.H.R Rowe Prize for excellence in restorative dentistry. Since then, Dr Ivo has completed extensive postgraduate exams to become a member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2010.

Although Dr Ivo undertakes all aspects of general dentistry, his chosen area of expertise is in the field of Oral surgery, the placement of implants and smile makeovers. Using the latest techniques in digital dentistry, he is committed to helping his patients achieve a natural, functional and beautiful smile.

He is a genuinely caring, perfectionist by nature with a great understanding of the technical aspects of his work. Dr Ivo thoroughly enjoys his work and spending time with his patients in achieving the best outcome for them. He will take time to explain treatment options and create a relaxed, pain free dental experience. His naturally trustworthy and easy going personality helps patients feel more at ease with any anxieties they may have. He has experience treating nervous patients both in hospital and primary care settings, and is able to offer conscious sedation, having gained his sedation training with SAAD in 2014.

Dental Practitioner – BDS GDC 252293

Dr Michael Daniells

Michael was educated in Jersey and first came to Confidence when he was 15 years old on his work experience from school. Michael then continued his interest in dentistry and graduated from the University Of Sheffield in 2014 and completed his vocational training at a… practice close to Chesterfield, where he remained as an associate dentist following his training year.

Michael strives to provide high quality dental care and enjoys calming anxious patients, making treatment as pleasant and comfortable as possible. He has a keen interest in aesthetic dentistry and root canal treatments, and centres his approach on patient education and motivation. Outside of work Michael enjoys cycling, playing Guitar, listening to vinyl records whilst drinking coffee!

Orthodontist – BDS, MSc (Rest Dent), FDS RCPS, MOrth RCS(Ed), MSc GDC 67728

Dr Joe McGill

Joe graduated in 1992 from the University of Glasgow and remained in the city for vocational training in general dentistry. A year of study and clinical training at Newcastle Dental School led to a Masters Degree in Restorative Dentistry in 1994. During a further two years on hospital rotation he was awarded a Fellowship in Dental Surgery fro…m the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, gaining the certificate for best performance.

In 1996 Joseph was appointed specialist registrar in Orthodontics at Bristol Dental Hospital and Royal United Hospital, Bath and completed his Membership in Orthodontics from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 1999 and an MSc by Research from the University of Bristol in 2000. Joseph offers a full range of treatment options including fixed and removable braces. He may also suggest wires fixed to braces behind the teeth which are less visible such as with the Inman Aligner system.

Dental Hygienists

Dental Hygienist - RDH GDC 253786

Chloe Taylor

Chloe qualified from the University of Essex with a Distinction in Oral Health Science. Over the past two years Chloe has had the opportunity to work within a variety of different placements, within the private sector, NHS practices, dental hospitals and community dental clinics. Chloe is passionate about her role and firmly believes that prevention is better than cure. She prides herself on tailoring her treatment and advice specifically to the individuals needs.

Dental Hygienist - RDH GDC 6216

Kirsten Brown

Kirsten began her dental career as a dental nurse in Edinburgh in 1997. The natural progression was then to go on and take the Dental Hygiene course in Edinburgh dental institute which she then qualified in 2003.
Kirsten moved to Jersey shortly after qualifying and has enjoyed living and working in various dental practices for the past 10 years. Kirsten finds the most satisfying part of the job is treating nervous patients and making them feel at ease.

Nurses & Wellbeing Practitioners

Senior Dental Nurse

Ania Zaroffe

Dental Nurse

Rebecca Faulkner

Dental Nurse

Cheryl Hall

Dental Nurse

Anna Kawa

Dental Nurse

Kristine Bajuka

Dental Nurse

Gosia Funk

Hearing Specialist – FDsc MSHAA qualified

Helen Atkins

Helen has more than 12 years experience in audiology as well as many more years in General Nursing. Since 2012 Helen has worked as a Hearing Aid Dispenser for a major Hearing aid Company. Helen’s philosophy is to provide people with the best hearing aid technology on the market at a price they can afford.

As part of the Confidence team, she can offer this at a fraction of the cost of her competitors with FREE hearing test.

Beauty Therapist

Samantha Gicquel

Samantha qualified in Dublin in 1990 with a degree in Design and Marketing. She added Level 3 Beauty Therapy, Professional Make-up and Nouveau Contour Semi Permanent Make-up to her portfolio. She has managed and owned Beauty salons here in Jersey for the past 17 Years. Beauty has advanced so much over the years and Samantha is passionate about educating her clients so they get the best results possible from their skincare regime and treatments.

Reception

Receptionist

Susan Marolia

Receptionist

Aline Durand

Contact Us

If you require further information or would like to book in any of our services, please get in touch using the information below.

Millais House, Castle Quay, St Helier, Jersey, JE2 3EG

Opening Hours

Mondays 9.00 – 18.00

Tuesdays 9.00 – 17.00

Wednesdays 9.00 – 17.00

Thursdays 10.00 – 18.45