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Ross graduated from Guy’s Hospital, London in 2000. He is a dentist with Special Interests in Implant Dentistry and Advanced Restorative Procedures. He has placed over 2,000 implants in the last 10 years.
He is a Fellow of the International Team for Implantology (ITI) – and is the Study Club Co-Ordinator for the UK and Ireland which is an extremely prestigious appointment. Ross is also a clinical mentor and registered speaker for this Worldwide Organisation.
Ross has attended extensive Higher Education across the UK, Europe and North America from the world leaders in Implant Dentistry. Ross has also been awarded the highly-regarded Diploma in Implant Dentistry from the Royal College of Surgeons, London – one of few to have gained this qualification.
He works closely with Straumann implant system – however, he has extensive experience with many other implant systems – ensuring that he provides care scientifically proven to be long lasting for his patient’s best interests.
He regularly holds implant courses and lectures nationwide and globally on a variety of topics at different levels, however, he has a particular interest in Aesthetic Implant Dentistry, Digital Dentistry and Complex Bone Grafting procedures.
Ross accepts referrals from colleagues for all levels of complicated treatments at both his Cirencester and Stow-on-the-Wold practices. As well as being a Fellow of the ITI, he is also a member of the Association of Dental Implantology (ADI) and the Royal College of Surgeons (RCS). His commitment to Cosmetic Dentistry maintains his Full Membership of the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (BACD).
To ensure his standards are of the highest possible, he regularly submits his work to scrutiny by his peers – often at national awards.
Ross is the Practice’s CQC Registered Manager and his CQC Manager ID No. is 1-153017339
Gavin is a General Dentist with an interest in restorative, cosmetic and implant dentistry. He has a very calm and approachable character. Gavin has previously worked in Hertfordshire and spent several years in private practice in London.
After graduating from Newcastle University with a Clinical Distinction and winning the Coltene prize for the use of composites (white fillings) in 2006, Gavin continued his professional development attending numerous post graduate lectures and courses.
In 2008, Gavin began his implant training with an 18 month mini-residency in London’s Harley Street; further to this, in 2012, he gained a place on the Diploma for Implant Dentistry at the Royal College of Surgeons, completing the course in 2013.
Having graduated from Kings College London, Mark worked in practice in Kent before relocating to Gloucestershire in 2015 to join our team at both Cirencester and Stow-on-the-Wold Dental Practices.
Mark has a keen interest in restorative and aesthetic dentistry and is a firm believer in taking a holistic, preventative and patient-centred approach to dental care. He is highly motivated to use the most modern techniques in order to help patients to achieve and maintain healthy mouths as well as to help those that never thought they could have a beautiful smile.
Since graduating, Mark has completed a postgraduate diploma in Primary Dental Care with a primary focus in Periodontology (gum disease) and Endodontics (Root Canal Treatment).
Mark has completed the MSc Implantology Programme at University of Bristol and is now a member of the International Team for Implantology and has gained significant experience in single and multiple implant cases with a variety of grafting needs. He has extensive experience of using Digital Workflow for implant-based and tooth-borne restorations and fixed and removable orthodontic systems.
He has a special interest in Orthodontics and is trained and experienced with a range of fixed and removeable clear orthodontic systems – recently Mark has been asked to contribute as a key opinion leader for the Clear Correct Aligner system. He enjoys combining these with tooth whitening techniques to give patients the straighter, whiter smile that they seek.
Having trained in facial aesthetics, Mark enjoys helping patients enhance their complexion by reducing wrinkles and unsightly lines, or gaining volume which has been lost as part of the natural process of aging. He continues to attend courses from highly regarded clinicians on all aspects of dentistry in order to expand his knowledge.
Away from the practice, Mark is a keen cricketer who plays for local club side Poulton CC.
Alex qualified as a dentist from King’s College London in 2015, soon after he went on to undertake vocational training with the Oxford Dental Deanery. Following this, he worked at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital in order to hone his surgical skills whilst working as a member of the Maxillofacial Department.
Alex has worked across NHS and Private practices within Gloucestershire. His caring nature means he enjoys helping nervous patients feel comfortable and motivating people to make positive changes. He enjoys all aspects of general dentistry – restorative dentistry, aesthetic dentistry including tooth whitening, veneers, crowns, bridgework and restoring dental implants.
Being an active member of Gloucester Independent Dentists, Alex regularly attends study days to keep up to date with the latest advances within dentistry.
Hatem Algraffee is recognized as a specialist in Periodontics by the General Dental Council and attends Cirencester Dental Practice on 2 x Fridays per month and Stow-on-the-Wold Dental Practice on 2 x Thursdays per month.
He is very knowledgeable and experienced in the treatment of the “soft tissues” in the mouth. Your patient’s first consultation with Hatem will include a very thorough assessment of their gum health. Hatem will give invaluable advice regarding oral health care techniques and will explain clearly the causes as well as the solutions to any periodontal problems.
His treatments have a very high success rate and he frequently achieves positive results for patients who have had gum treatment with limited success elsewhere.
Like all his colleagues he is very careful to ensure that all his treatment is carried out painlessly, using very effective local anesthesia. He has a kind, gentle and encouraging manner, and his patients find his explanations and instructions easy to follow.
Hatem qualified from the Royal Dental Hospital in 1996, followed later by a four-year specialist training programme in periodontology and implantology at Guy’s Hospital and two master’s degrees from the University of London.
He also runs Periodontal Seminars for dentists and hygienists.
Natalie is a Dental Therapist; within this role she is qualified to perform all Hygiene treatment in addition to carrying out fillings and any treatments on children’s baby teeth.
She graduated from University of Portsmouth Dental Academy in 2015 with Honours, and was awarded the Dame Margaret Seward Award for ‘Dental Hygiene and Therapy Student of the Year’.
Following her graduation, she has carried out further training including Maintenance of Dental Implants and further education in the management of Gum Disease and Tooth Whitening.
Natalie is a keen baker and volunteers as a Dementia friend. She is also currently learning British Sign Language on-line.
Emma joined Cirencester Dental Practice in January 2014 as a Trainee Dental Nurse and qualified as a Dental Nurse in 2016 following completion of her course with Cotswold Dental Training.
She has a keen interest in implants and surgical procedures, and has assisted at several Straumann Courses and ITI Study Club evenings. As Head Nurse to Dr Ross Cutts at Cirencester and Stow-on-the-Wold Dental Practices, she has over 7 years’ experience in complex surgical and implant procedures including sinus procedures and bone grafting.
Emma is now an ITI Dental Nurse Ambassador. She gained her Radiography Badge in 2019 and continues to further her dental knowledge with continued professional development.
Having started work at Stow-on-the-Wold Dental Practice in August 2015, Teresa passed her Dental Nurse Training programme with Cotswold Dental Training in February 2017.
Teresa spent her early working life in a pharmaceutical and dental environment, but put her career on hold to raise her children.
Since returning to the work place, Teresa enjoys spending her time between both Cirencester and Stow-on-the-Wold Dental Practices and looks forward to continuing her professional development.
Jean brings a wealth of experience and worked for us as a cover nurse for several years before joining us. She started work as a Dental Nurse straight from school and obtained her NEBDSA dental nursing qualification in 1984.
Jean has lived in the Stow-on-the-Wold area for the majority of her life, apart from 12 years in Germany working for No1 Dental Group HM Forces. She is a member of BADN and enjoys learning new skills and furthering her dental knowledge with continual professional development.
Outside of work, Jean loves spending time with her two grown-up sons, various pets and has wide ranging interests from Forensics to live Gigs and Theatre.
Ranjana qualified as a Dental Nurse in 2016 and has worked for corporate dental practices in Andover and Cirencester for 5 years prior to joining our team.
She loves working with people and providing care during treatment and is committed to furthering her career through continued professional development.
Outside of work Ranjana enjoys painting, baking and arts and crafts.
Prior to her dental career, Sharmila worked in the hospitality and care sectors from 2011. Having completed her training with Forward Academic Team, she qualified as a Dental Nurse in August 2021.
She moved to Cirencester from Salisbury in April 2017 and speaks fluent English, Nepalese and Hindi.
Ellie is local to the Cirencester area. Having finished her A-levels she spent some work experience days with us before deciding that she would like to pursue a career in Dental Nursing.
Having enrolled on a Dental Nurse Training programme with Cotswold Dental Training in 2018, she achieved her National Diploma in Dental Nursing in March 2020. Ellie now continues to further her dental knowledge with continual professional development.
Angela is local to the area and has over 20 years experience of working in dentistry; first as a dental nurse having trained in Gloucester, and more recently as a Receptionist for the past 10 years.
She is looking forward to continuing her professional development with the practice and brings a warm welcome to our Reception Desk.
Gaynor started her training in 1969 as a Dental Nurse and is still GDC registered.
Prior to relocating to Gloucestershire in 2010, she worked at a private practice in Kent for 18 years; first as a Senior Receptionist; and then as Practice Manager.
Gaynor is Practice Manager of both Cirencester and Stow-on-the-Wold Dental Practices and continues to further her dental knowledge with continual professional development.
Zoe has been with the practice since it’s opening in January 2010 and is local to the area. Prior to joining us she has had 17 years of experience in a variety of PA, administrative, event and marketing management rolls, including 7 years as a Director of a local polo club and 5 years in the Marketing Department at Dyson.
Away from work Zoe enjoys a busy home life with her son Jack and trying to squeeze in the occasional bike ride or gym class.