Meet the Bradley’s family
Some of our senior dentists and older members of staff have spent almost the full length of their professional careers at Bradley’s!
We have 8 dentists, 3 dental hygienists, and 3 dental technicians working from our on-site laboratory.
Bradley & Partners is unique in that it is the only dental clinic in the country to offer a ‘John Lewis Style’ partnership to all of its 16 support staff including dental nurses, reception staff and a practice manager. Our support Partners are at the nucleus of the clinic, taking part in decision making and profit-share. Needless to say, our personnel are not only loyal, but also fully invested in providing outstanding care to our patients.
Bob Dubbins BDS (Lond)
I’m Bob, and qualified from Guys Dental school in 1981. I joined Bradleys and Partners in 1991 and became a partner in 1994 before handing over to Dr Nadim Safdar in 2014. Over the years I developed a special interest in Endodontics (Root canal treatment), and with the help of my 'long suffering' nurse, Emma.
When I'm not at work I enjoy swimming, surfing and snorkelling. When on dry land I enjoy riding my motorbike and water colour painting.
GDC Number: 56096
George Mathioudakis DipDs (Athens)
George qualified from the Dental School of the University of Athens, Greece in 2003. After 6 months in practice with an Implantologist and 12 months service in the Greek army, he moved to the UK in 2005. He has been working in and around Canterbury since.
George joined Bradley & Partners as a full-time associate in 2005. He has a special interest in Restorative Dentistry, Endodontics, and in particular, the restoration of implant cases.
He enjoys good music, especially Jazz and is learning to play the trumpet, although his current favourite pastime is reading stories to and drawing with his baby daughter.
GDC Number: 84928
Georgina Chilcott BDS (B'ham)
Georgina qualified (with Honours) from the University of Birmingham in 2010. Following a year of Vocational Training and an Associate-ship in general practice in Ashford, she joined Bradley’s in 2014.
Georgina is particularly interested in Preventative and Cosmetic Dentistry. She has undergone Botox training with Wigmore Medical in London and is looking to further this knowledge with Filler and Aesthetic courses in the near future.
Georgina is passionate about her job and strives to provide the highest standards of dentistry. She is always empathetic and aims to make each patient’s journey as thoroughly comfortable and relaxing as possible.
Outside of work, she likes to keep fit, socialise with friends and family and tries (work permitting!) to make time for travel.
GDC Number: 192172
Lucille Illingworth BDS (Belf) MSc.
Lucy graduated from Queen’s University, Belfast in 2012. She first moved to Hastings, before taking up a Senior House Officer post in the Maxillofacial Department at the William Harvey Hospital. Lucy then spent some time working in the Community Dental sector where she gained much experience in the treatment of phobic patients, sedation and those with special needs. After working in general practice in Ramsgate, Lucy joined the Bradley’s family in 2015. She has since completed a Masters Degree in Primary Dental Care. Lucy has a keen interest in treating nervous patients .
In her spare time, Lucy is an enthusiastic classical and folk singer, singing in various venues all around the UK, including the Royal Albert Hall, The Proms in the Park, and on Radio2. Currently, she is a member of the Canterbury Choral Society and the Really Promising Company.
Fun fact: Lucy almost became a nun and spent a year at medical school before becoming a dentist!
GDC Number: 227789
Panagiotis Georgiadis DDM Plovdiv 2004
Panos qualified from the dental university of Plovdiv in 2004. Panos used to work with his fathers family dental practice, he also served in the Greek army as a dentist and owned his own practice with his wife.
In 2014 Panos relocated to the UK and joined us at Bradleys and Partners in February 2017.
Panos has studied cosmetic dentistry at New York University and has a special interest in restorative dentistry and Invisalign .
Panos has also trained in the use of Botox and dermal filler techniques
Outside of work Panos enjoys spending time with his family and friends.
GDC Number: 119585
Andrea Wraith MB BChir, MA, MMedSci, BDS
Andrea graduated first as a dentist in 1990 from King’s College, London. She followed that with a Masters degree in dental anaesthesia in 1994 and, in 2002, a medical degree from Cambridge.
Although Andrea has experience of many branches of medicine, she has a special interest and expertise in safe and effective sedation for dental procedures and is a leader in this field.
Andrea represented Britain in fencing and possesses a Commonwealth Fencing Championship medal as well as a full blue from Cambridge for fencing. She also won her blades whilst rowing for her collage at Cambridge. Andrea is a committed endurance athlete and has a passion for the rescue and care of animals.
Nadim Safdar BDS. BMedSci (Hons). MA.
Nadim has been our Principal dentist since 2014. At Newcastle University he was awarded a BMedSci (First Class with Honours) in 1993 and later, a BDS in 1997. After a brief spell at Medical School in Cambridge he went into General Dental Practice and spent 5 years in Harley Street where his client list included celebrities and foreign heads of state.
Nadim has considerable post-graduate training and experience in Implant Dentistry and his practice is devoted exclusively to that field. He receives referrals from colleagues in Kent and London.
Nadim is also a writer and in 2013 he was awarded an MA (with Distinction) in Creative Writing from Birkbeck College, (University of London). His debut novel ‘Akram’s War’ was published to critical acclaim in May 2016.
GDC Number: 71868
James Kleiber MFDS RCS Eng 2004 BDS Lond 2002
James qualified as a dentist from Guys & St Thomas’ in 2002. Two years later, he was awarded an MFDS, at the Royal College of Surgeons, London. He initially spent a valuable year as a Senior House Officer in OMFS before undertaking VT training in Windsor.
Since 2007, James has been both placing and restoring over 500 implant cases per year. He has contributed as part of a multi-disciplinary team, working on challenging cases in the fields of Implant and Aesthetic dentistry. James has a special interest in same-day solutions negating the need for extensive grafting procedures and is often able to treat patients who were previously told they were unsuitable for dental implants.
James has been accredited as a clinical coach for both Astratech and Nobel Implants and even ran his own courses, providing clinical training to delegates not only from the UK but also the US and Australia. For 5 years, James was appointed as a clinical teacher at Guys Hospital, training both clinical dental students and postgraduate candidates in all aspects of restorative dentistry, including implantology.
Clinically, James is an all-on-four provider for Nobel Biocare and uitilises PRP/PRGF techniques on a regular basis. He is skilled at sinus grafting, block grafting and tissue regeneration techniques, as well as placing pterygo-mandibular implants in immediate loading cases. James enjoys sharing his knowledge and experience and is a frequent contributor to dental publications.
James is married with two young children. He enjoys golf and fences sabre!
GDC Number: 81143
Maria Danou - DipDS Athens 2002
I'm Maria, or but better known as Maro. I graduated from Dental School of University of Athens in 2002, and after 6 months of practice with a specialist Endodontist, came to Canterbury and have been working locally since. I joined the Bradleys team in 2022.
My main interest in dentistry is the restoration of aesthetically impaired teeth and I am content when I can make a dental visit a relaxing and pleasant experience for both adults and children.
When I'm not working, I enjoy being creative, learning pottery, and finding calmness at the seaside. I also enjoy cooking and gardening, and love spending time with family and good friends.
GDC Number: 82703
The Dental Hygienists
I’m Will. You’ll find me working away in Bradley’s onsite dental Lab. I’m the person responsible for making all your crown, bridge and implant prosthetic work. l specialises in the substructure of implant borne-prosthesis using the latest CAD-CAM technology.
I joined Bradley and Partners in 2014 and gained my formal qualifications from Lambeth College. I worked in Harley Street for 6 years and crafted a lustrous new smile for a well-known music mogul who, for privacy reasons, will remain nameless!
Outside of work, apart from helping Hannah look after our 5 children, I enjoy golf and watching Manchester United on the tele.
GDC Number: 154939
I'm Phil, and I've been a dental lab technician since 1998. I joined the Bradleys team in 2022 and I'm responsible for all your denture prosthesis.
NVQ L3 Oral Health Care: Dental Nursing & Indp Asses City & Guilds 2005
I’m Claire. I have been a dental nurse for over 35 years and have worked at Bradley and Partners since 2015 alongside Dr George Mathioudakis.
I am the proud mother of two children and in my spare time I enjoy going on long woodland walks with my dog Chester, Yoga and sewing.
National Certificate NEBDN 1996
I’m Fiona, I’m a dental nurse and love to have a laugh!!
In my spare time I enjoy cooking, working out, knitting and sewing.
Verified competency in Dental Nursing
I’m Emma and I can always be heard in the practice (as I'm known as the loud nurse!!!). I joined Bradley and Partners in early 1990, and currently stand as the longest standing member of staff.
I work alongside Dr Bob Dubbins for the majority of this time, and think it's fair to say we get on very well, in fact constantly told we are like an old married couple!
During my time at Bradleys I have travelled around the world.
Outside of work I am a keen long distance runner and can be found running in the woods or around the countryside. I have participated in numerous marathons in my time and completing the London marathon is one of my biggest achievements.
National Certificate NEBDSA
I’m Jane, and I joined Bradley and Partners back in the early 90's when I worked alongside Dr Alan Bradley.
Nowadays I work part time, spending my free time with my pony.
Dental Nurse and PA to Dr Nadim Safdar
National Certificate NEDBN
You all know me as Hannah. I assist and work alongside Dr Nadim Safdar with implant related treatment. And when I am not on my nursing duties, you will find me in the office taking care of Bradley’s accounts and admin. I have been in the dental business since the age of 16 and have gained my NEBDN certificate in Dental nursing and NEBDN certificate in Dental Radiography. And in 2019, was promoted to CQC manager for the practice.
I was originally a South London girl but relocated to Kent in 2015. I have a young family, two boys of my own, and have gained three step children from my partner. Some of you will already know him to be Will from Bradley’s onsite Dental lab.
As you can imagine with 5 children, weekends and home life can get pretty busy!! As a family we enjoy fun family days out, bike rides, bowling, and playing monopoly. It can all get quite competitive! In my spare time I enjoy cooking and getting out in the garden. I also like going to local country pubs for a cheeky wine... or three.
National Certificate NEBDN 2009
I’m Amy, and I started dental nursing in South East London when I was 16. Without giving my age away this was a very long time ago! My first practice specialised in conscious sedation, oral surgery and Dental Implants. In the 8 years I was there I became very well trained and experienced in these fields and it was there that I gained my NEBDN Certificate in Dental nursing and also my NEBDN in Dental Radiography.
I made the big move from London to Herne Bay back in 2014 with my then 3 year old daughter. I have never looked back!
I joined the Bradleys team in November 2015 full time, however since the birth of my twins in 2017 I have worked part time. You will find me working alongside Georgina Chilcott. I aim to work full time when my little ones are less dependent on mum, and one day further my career by managing or teaching Dental nursing. I am currently Bradleys safeguarding lead.
Outside of work, my partner and our children enjoy days at the beach. I love to dine out, socialise with friends and watch any TV programmes that involve cooking.
Qualified Dental Nurse
I’m Harriet. I have been a trainee dental nurse since 2020 and hope to qualify soon. Before joining Bradley and Partners I worked as a Rapid Response Carer.
If I'm not in surgery you will find me enjoying the outside with Bradley’s unofficial resident cat Ferdinand. Outside of work I love to travel and have been lucky enough to already see a lot of the world. My favourite place I have visited so far is Australia.
Trainee Dental Nurse
I’m Elizabeth but everyone knows me as Libby. I joined Bradley and Partners as a trainee dental nurse in 2022. Before becoming a dental nurse, I worked in the hospitality industry, so I know how to pull a good pint!!
In my free time I am currently in the middle of renovating my new house. I love spending time with my family and (being a keen Hammers fan) watching football!
I'm Michelle. I've been part of the Bradleys team since 2011. As head receptionist you will find me at the front desk helping you with your enquiries.
I'm an Essex girl at heart and love to chat. When I'm not at work I love socialising with friends or visiting family back in Essex.
I'm Kelsey and I joined Bradley and Partners in 2022. Before joining the team, I studied at Canterbury Christchurch University where I graduated with a BSc (Hons) in Criminology.
In my spare time I love creating memories with my new little family. And when I'm free from mum duties I also enjoy concerts and brunching with friends.
I'm Lucy and I joined the Reception Team in 2022. I believe I bring a calm and empathic nature, striving to welcome and assist all our patients efficiently. I enjoy a balanced lifestyle and like going to the gym as well as socialising with family and friends.