About Our Team

Building a new Bridge Dental Practice

Dedicated professionals

We are an experienced and friendly team providing quality dental care tailored to your individual needs. We offer a wide range of treatments in a safe, calming and reassuring environment where you the patient are supported and looked after every step of the way.

Beata Goldin

Beata Goldin

Principal Dentist

Beata graduated from King’s College, London. After working for the NHS she moved to Kent where she practiced general dentistry. She acquired Bridge Dental Practice in October 2015. Beata’s special interests include aesthetic restorative work, facial aesthetics and working with nervous patients.

B.D.S. (Lond)
GDC No: 154754

Karen Leadbetter

Karen Leadbetter

Dentist

Karen trained in dentistry at the University College Hospital Dental School in London, qualifying in 1986. She has worked at Bridge for more than 20 years and has also spent 2 years working in Tasmania.

B.D.S. (Lond)
GDC No: 61807

Martin Southon

Martin Southon

Dentist

Martin is a lifelong resident of Canterbury. He went to Simon Langton Boys Grammar school before starting dentistry at Kings College Hospital in London. He qualified in 1987 with DBS and then LDS in 1988.

B.D.S. (Lond)
GDC No: 62995

Melanie Engelbrecht

Melanie Engelbrecht

Dental Hygienist

Mel graduated from Guys Hospital in 1997. She worked for 2 years in general practice before joining a periodontist in a specialist referral practice. From 2003 she worked with her husband in his practice, before joining Bridge Dental Practice in April 2016.

GDC No: 5186

Dr Gustav Engelbrecht

Dr Gustav Engelbrecht

Dentist

Gustav graduated from the university of Pretoria in 1996. He came to the UK and worked in general practice for 8 years before starting his own practice in 2003, where he was partner and principal dentist for 12 years before joining the team at Bridge Dental Practice in April 2016. Gustav has a keen interest in rugby and coaches the under 13’s at Canterbury rugby club.

GDC No: 71827

Amy Jordan

Amy Jordan

Trainee Dental Nurse

Amy recently joined the practice as a trainee dental nurse in November 2015. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her friends and family.

Ann Fairchild

Ann Fairchild

Dental Nurse

Ann has worked at Bridge Dental Practice as a qualified dental nurse for over 20 years. In her spare time she enjoys art and teaches an art class regularly in Chinese painting.

GDC No: 119603

Ruth Isaacs

Ruth Isaacs

Practice Manager & Dental Nurse

Ruth is our newest member to the team at Bridge Dental Practice. She has over 20 years experience as a dental nurse.

GDC No: 127880

Luke Terry

Luke Terry

Receptionist & Practice Manager

Luke has worked at Bridge Dental Practice for nearly 4 years. Starting as an apprentice, he was employed full time at Bridge after completion of his qualifications.

George Hamill

BDS (Lond)

GDC No: 51593

Expertise

Our highly qualified and experienced team are dedicated to providing total patient care. We take great pride in the quality of our dentistry and the well-being of our patients.

Care

The equipment and procedures used by our team follow the Quality Care Initiative ensuring that you receive the highest level of treatment.

Communication

Need to talk to someone first? No problem. You can book a telephone consultation or a face-to-face chat with your dentist prior to treatment. Call us on 01227 831 110.

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