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Beechcroft Dental Practice
Norwich, Norfolk
BDS Lagos, Nigeria, PG Cert. Dental Education
Year Qualified: 
Year Qualified: 1997
GDC Number: 
GDC Reg: 84829
Email Address: 
LMD, Portugal
Year Qualified: 
Year Qualified: 2010
GDC Number: 
GDC Reg: 208362
Beechcroft Dental Practice
New Costessey
Phone Number: 
Tel: 01603 747651

The Educational Supervisors: Ifaniy Oshiga rom the University of Lagos in Nigeria December 1997. He has been at Beechcroft Dental Practice since March 2008 and got involved in Dental Training in 2011, both UK graduates and overseas qualified dentist. Outside dentistry his kids keep him busy when he's not watching football or playing chess. He also enjoys a summer evening ride on his motorcycle.

Carla Martins qualified from University Fernando Pessoa in Portugal in 2010. She has been in this practice since 2012 where she completed her Vocational Training Equivalence. She has since supervised both Foundation Dentists and Overseas Qualified Dentists. Outside dentistry, Carla is single and enjoys traveling, the beach and nice food. Her main passion in life are her pets.

The Practice: Beechcroft Dental Practice is located in Beechcroft, New Costessey, Norwich. It is a four chair practice located next door to a GP practice and a pharmacy within a residential area.  We pride ourselves as a welcoming friendly practice with a courteous, helpful and caring team. All our staff members are committed dental professionals either qualified or currently in training.

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The practice is fully computerised, offering digital radiographs and disabled access throughout. There is a study room/office which is the designated space in the practice for tutorials, case based discussions and other study sessions. We are a mixed practice providing predominantly NHS treatment with a large patient base and we offer a daily emergency clinic. The practice also provides in-house hygienist services. We have been accredited with the  BDA Good Practice Scheme since 2008.

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The Area: New Costessey is a growing community on the outskirts of Norwich. The community is supported by good schools, a library and sports centre. Costessey is very close to an out of town shopping area with places to eat and further sports facilities nearby. There are good transport links into Norwich which has a rail connection to London and Cambridge, and an airport which serves many UK, European and other destinations. New Costessey is in easy reach of the A47, Norfolk Broads and beautiful Norfolk Coast.

Other Points of Interest: We are not far from the Norwich Showground which holds many large events, including the Sundown Festival. Norwich is a vibrant city both day and night. It is full of history and has many fantastic places to visit.