All our clinical team adheres to the rules governing the profession under strict guidance from the General Dental Council (GDC).

Mark Hanson

Managing Partner

Mark Hanson

Mark Hanson and Shirley Hannar graduated with Bachelor Degrees in Dental Surgery, from Leeds University, in 1985 and 1986 respectively.
Both gained their experience working in a variety of dental practices and hospitals throughout Yorkshire.

Their managing partnership of Enhance Dental began in 1996 , although Mark enjoyed 10 years previous as a dentist in Garforth.

They have been trainers and mentors for post graduate dentists, therapists and trainee nurses and are committed to continuous education, training and development of themselves and their staff.

They have personally built a reputation for excellent standards in dental care and customer service which is core to the ethos of their team.

Mark and Shirley’s roles are now shared between the management of the growing practice and their clinical responsibilities.

BChD (Leeds):

GDC No. 60529:

Shirley Hannar

Managing Partner

Shirley Hannar

Mark Hanson and Shirley Hannar graduated with Bachelor Degrees in Dental Surgery, from Leeds University, in 1985 and 1986 respectively.
Both gained their experience working in a variety of dental practices and hospitals throughout Yorkshire.

Their managing partnership of Enhance Dental began in 1996 , although Mark enjoyed 10 years previous as a dentist in Garforth.

They have been trainers and mentors for post graduate dentists, therapists and trainee nurses and are committed to continuous education, training and development of themselves and their staff.

They have personally built a reputation for excellent standards in dental care and customer service which is core to the ethos of their team.

Mark and Shirley’s roles are now shared between the management of the growing practice and their clinical responsibilities.

BChD (Leeds):

GDC No. 61239:

Kirsty Rhodes

Practice Manager

Kirsty Rhodes

Kirsty qualified in 2010 with a level 3 NVQ in dental nursing. Since then she has gone on to achieve a certificate in Oral Health Education with the NEBDN, a Certificate in Dental Radiography with the BDA and holds a qualification in Intravenous Conscious Sedation Nursing. 
Kirsty is very passionate about patient care and as our practice manager, she will oversee that every patient has an excellent experience at Enhance.

Kirsty joined our team in 2011 and left to gain experience in specialised areas of dentistry. We are so pleased to welcome Kirsty back to Team Enhance.

GDC Number:193741

Laura Mikutyte

Implant Dentist and Facial Aesthetics Clinician

Laura Mikutyte

Laura graduated in dentistry from the University of Kaunas, Lithuania, in 2003. She gained experience in general practice, moved to the UK, and was awarded her Masters degree in Dental Implantology from Manchester University in 2011.

Qualifications in Facial Aesthetics using both fillers and botulinum toxin have followed, giving Laura a great set of skills in dento-facial aesthetics.

Laura has a high reputation within the dental industry and she accepts referral of patients from dentists at other practices. These patients tell us that they like her calm and reassuring manner, and also her life enhancing results.

Consultations can also be booked with Laura directly.

D Dent , MSc ( Dental Implantology ):

GDC No. 107585:

Olivia Schorah

Cosmetic Dentist

Olivia Schorah

Originally from Wakefield, Olivia graduated from the University of Birmingham with honours. During her undergraduate studies, she was awarded multiple prizes, including those in Aesthetic Dentistry.

With her enthusiastic and warming approach, she is passionate about providing a personalised service individually to meet each patients needs. Olivia has completed Part 1 of the Membership of the Joint Dental Faculties (MJDF) examination and is a member of the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (BACD). She regularly attends courses to keep up to date with new materials and techniques and is currently undergoing further education in cosmetic treatments such as composite veneers, whitening and clear aligners.

Olivia has a relaxed and calming nature and enjoys treating anxious patients and building their confidence.

GDC Number:279157

Fadi Kreishan

Endodontic and Restorative Dentist

Fadi Kreishan

Fadi graduated from the University of Jordan in 2012. Following graduation he worked in general practice , developing his interest in restorative dentistry.

He moved to the UK and completed his full-time Masters in Endodontics at Manchester University in 2017.

Fadi has years of experience treating broken down teeth which, along with his Masters qualification in Endodontics enables him to save teeth which may have otherwise been extracted.

Fadi joined the Enhance team as their endodontic provider in 2017.

He has the benefit of the use of a Zeiss full operating microscope and accepts referrals for endodontic treatment whether they be routine, complicated or re-treatments.

DDS,MFDS,MSc (Endodontics) :

GDC Number 262634:

Alex Asquith

Implant and Restorative Dentist

Alex Asquith

Dr Alex Asquith-Phillips obtained his dental degree in 2012 from the University of Leeds, he has since returned to the University of Leeds in 2014 in a teaching capacity as a Clinical Teaching Fellow.

Alex began work within the NHS for a number of years but has since focused on private practice and developing his restorative and cosmetic skills this includes smile makeovers, Invisalign and composite bonding.

Alex enjoys all aspects of dentistry with a passion for cosmetic and restorative dentistry. He also has an interest in endodontics (Root Canal) with use of a microscope. He is now progressing to a fully digital workflow with all restorative implant, crown and bridgework being completed through digital workflows.

Alex is certified as a sedation dentist and regularly treats anxious patients under Intravenous sedation.

Alex receives regular referrals for sedation dentistry, root canal treatment, also for full mouth reconstructions and complex treatment plans.

Outside of dentistry Alex enjoys all aspects of sport and regularly plays football.

GDC Number:229352

Itziar Miragaya

Orthodontist

Itziar Miragaya

Itziar achieved her dental qualifications in 2008 in Bilbao (Northern Spain). She then moved to the UK where she practiced general dentistry for 6 years, gaining experience in its different fields. She completed her certificate in restorative dentistry in 2012 by the Tipton Dental Training Academy.

Her interest in minimally invasive cosmetic dentistry led her to pursue a career in the field of Orthodontics. She obtained her postgraduate degree in Orthodontics in 2018 after 4 years of part time training.

She joined the Enhance practice in 2017, where she has mainly focused in providing orthodontic treatments for both teenagers and adults. She is passionate about improving patients’ smiles with minimally invasive procedures, offering orthodontic treatments alone or combined with other procedures such as tooth whitening, composite bonding and veneers. She believes in a multi-disciplinary approach to achieve the best possible outcome for every patient, working alongside the highly qualified team of dentists at Enhance.

She has recently completed the certification in the lingual brackets system Incognito® and also the clear aligners system Invisalign® to offer an alternative to conventional orthodontic treatment for adults for whom aesthetics is a priority.

Special Interest Orthodontics / Invisalign Provider:

BDS, MSc (Orthodontics):

GDC number 169173:

Annie Kelly

Specialist Orthodontist

Annie Kelly

Annie completed her dental training at the University of Leeds in 2012, for which she was awarded a distinction. She spent the next three years working in general dentistry, children’s dentistry, oral and maxillofacial surgery and oral medicine, before securing a place on the orthodontic training programme at Leeds University.

She was awarded a distinction in her masters by research degree in 2017 and went on to qualify as a Specialist Orthodontist in 2018. Following some time out travelling, Annie began working in orthodontic practice in 2019 and thoroughly enjoys helping patients on their way to achieving beautiful smiles.

She uses a range of orthodontic appliances including Invisalign aligners and fixed ceramic braces, and ensures her work is always informed by the latest scientific research. In her spare time Annie enjoys playing various sports and rambling in the beautiful Yorkshire countryside.

BChD(Hons) MSc MFDS RCPS MOrth RCS(Ed):

GDC number::230409

Rachel Hanson

Cosmetic Hygienist and Therapist. Advanced Aesthetics Clinician

Rachel Hanson

Rachel graduated from Teesside University in 2016 and spent her post qualification year at a dental practice in the Lake District. She then returned to her Yorkshire home and has since worked in several practices developing her experience.

She joined the Enhance team in 2017 as a Dental Therapist / Dental Hygienist.

She has completed training in Portugal with the Swiss company Curaprox and their experienced oral health teams, and aims to put this training into practice when she sees her patients. Rachel believes that education in oral hygiene is important and works individually with her patients to get the desired results.

Rachel is also one of our Facial Aesthetics Practitioners having completed training in advanced dermal fillers and botulinum injections.
She is currently completing her level 7 Postgraduate Certificate in the Principles and Practice of Clinical Injectable Therapies at Harley Street with the Medical & Aesthetic Training Academy.

BSc Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy :

GDC Number 265454:

Katie McLaughlin

Lead Receptionist

Katie McLaughlin

Carol Bentley

Orthodontic Therapist

Carol Bentley

Carol was one of the first Orthodontic Therapists to qualify in the UK,having joined the very first cohort of Orthodontic Therapists to train in 2007.
Since then she has been both a tutor and an examiner in the subject as well as being the Orthodontic Therapist representative on the Dental Care Committee 2010-2014.

Carol joined the Enhance team in 2017, and works alongside Sophy to deliver orthodontic treatment.

Dip Orth Therapy RCS Eng 2008 :

GDC Number 114225:

Jennifer Smith

Dental Nurse / Receptionist

Jennifer Smith

Jen qualified as a dental nurse in 2003 with a level 3 NVQ in Dental Nursing. Jen can be found on reception, assisting with the smooth running of the reception team. Jen also has responsibilities for compliance and organising our staff training.

 

GDC No. 110008:

Rebecca Conlon

Treatment Co-Ordinator and Dental Nurse

Rebecca Conlon

Becca qualified as a dental nurse in 2016 with a level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing.

Having trained as a dental implant nurse, she is now the treatment coordinator for our resident Implant provider. She is also undergoing training in Dental Photography .

GDC 265910 :

Lauren Fowler

Dental Nurse

Lauren Fowler

Lauren qualified as a dental nurse in 2015 with a level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing. Lauren coordinates our Orthodontic department and she also holds a Specialist Diploma in Social Media Marketing.

GDC 260324:

Kelly Stoner

Implant Dental Nurse

Kelly Stoner

Kelly qualified as a dental nurse in 2010 with a National Certificate in Dental Nursing.

She has also achieved the BDA Qualification in Dental Radiography and is the treatment coordinator for Fadi’s endodontic treatment referrals.

GDC 204112:

Amy Haresign

Dental Nurse

Amy Haresign

Amy qualified as a dental nurse in 2012 with a level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing.

Along with nursing and reception duties, Amy is the trainer and mentor for our trainee staff.

GDC 231317:

Adriana Pascu

Lead Nurse

Adriana Pascu

Adriana qualified in August 2018 with a level 3 diploma in Dental Nursing. She is developing a keen interest in endodontic treatment and works alongside Dr Kreishan.

Jessica Harrison

Apprentice Dental Nurse

Jessica Harrison

Sorina Parv

Dental Nurse

Sorina Parv