About us

About Our Bristol Based Dental Practice

Please meet the Promenade Dental team…

Associate DentistRegina Bormann BDS DPDS

Principal Dentist

Regina opened the Promenade Dental practice in February 2003 with the aim of building a family orientated treatment environment welcoming to all. With this as the guiding principle the practice has grown significantly to now include four treatment rooms with a committed and enthusiastic team of dental professionals. Regina has been awarded trainer status by the postgraduate department of Bristol University in recognition of her professional experience. Qualified in 1996 in Germany, Regina has over 20 years of experience in practice. Her areas of interest include cosmetic treatment and gentle sedation for nervous patients.  GDC No. 72808

 

Dentist Gloucester RoadJames Rocha BDS (Wales), Diploma in Endodontic Practice (University College, London)

Associate Dentist

James joined us in 2013. He grew up in Bristol and after qualifying from Cardiff University in 2002 spent time working in Oxfordshire before spending a year travelling. He then made it back to Bristol where he has been working for a number of years in NHS and Private practice.

James enjoys all types of Dentistry in particular saving teeth with Root Canal Treatment which would otherwise be extracted. He has completed a two year Diploma in Endodontics (Root Fillings) at the Eastman Dental Hospital in London. James takes referrals from colleagues for complex root canal treatment. GDC no. 80799

 

Promenade Finals JR-1

Michael Lavelle BDS (Bristol)

Associate Dentist

Michael graduated from the University of Bristol in 2007 and has spent the large majority of his time since in general practice building a wide reputation as a kind, thorough & empathetic practitioner. Over the past 3 years Michael has been proudly undertaking the role of FD trainer in his practice where he has been responsible for mentoring and guiding three new dentists through their first year of practice and into the world of dentistry. Clinically, Michael takes pride in being able to help patients make measured improvements to the form and functionality of their smiles, whilst always respecting the integrity of the teeth using minimally invasive techniques and cosmetic tooth aligners such as Invisalign GO where appropriate. In his spare time Michael is a keen cyclist and plays football and golf more socially, as well as enjoying many family pursuits.

 

Dental HygienistSuzanne Benjamin EDH

Dental Hygienist

Suzanne qualified from the Newcastle-Upon-Tyne school of dental hygiene in 2003 and has worked within both private and NHS practices since. 2007 was a busy year for Suzanne as she become a member of our team and joined the Bridge2Aid team on their Dental Volunteer Programme in Tanzania. In her spare time, Suzanne enjoys travelling. GDC no. 6378

 

Practice ManagerPat Clarke

Practice Manager

With Promenade Dental since it opened, Pat has been a key support as the practice has developed. Pat manages the reception area and takes pride in dealing with all the demands of this role in a calm and professional manner.

 

Sol Jin BDS (Kings College London) – Associate Dentist

Having graduated from King’s College London in 2015, Sol enjoys lots of different aspects of dentistry with a particular focus on working with children and special care dentistry. Sol is very empathetic and gentle and loves getting to know her patients. 

In her spare time I like to go for walks, to the cinema and to gigs. Being fairly new to Bristol Sol is enjoying exploring and getting to know the City. She also loves travelling with her husband and getting to know different cultures.  GDC No. 259009

 

Theo Stennett BDS (Bristol)

An enthusiastic member of the dental team, Theo joined the practice as a foundation dentist in September 2017. GDC No. 271194

Our Nursing Team

Marie Lip – GDC No. 116603

Karolina Dural – GDC No. 208281

Danielle Chaloner – GDC No. 218590

Kate Riley – GDC No. 190360

Hannah Donovan – GDC No. 252956

All nurses are fully qualified.

All our dentists adhere to the General Dental Council standards for dental professionals www.gdc-uk.org

General Dental Council 37 Wimpole Street, London W1G 8DQ