Meet the team

At Courtrai House Dental & Implant Clinic our highly skilled, friendly team shares the same single vision: we put you first. Together, we are dedicated to providing you with a first class experience, from the comfort of our reception to the very latest innovations in dental technology. We make sure you have the best possible care from the second you walk through the door.

Find out more about each of our practice team members below.

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Rebecca Sadler Dentist

Dr Rebecca Sadler

Dentist
BDS Hons Newcastle 1996
GDC No. 71849

Dr Rebecca Sadler (nee Ingledew) is a highly experienced general dentist with a special interest in restorative and implant dentistry. She qualified with top of her year with Honours in 1996 from Newcastle and was awarded the BDA prize. Since graduation she has continued to pursue further training and increase her knowledge and skills. Her commitment to the profession is shown by the numerous national and international courses she has attended Cosmetic, Restorative and Implant dentistry throughout the UK, Europe and USA. She is interested in Digital dentistry and the progress made with materials and cutting edge techniques.

Living in Henley with her husband and 2 young children she has worked in the Home counties since 1997. In 2006 she set up the dental practice in Maidenhead which was the first practice acquired by the Portman group. She joined Courtrai House in Henley on Thames in 2009. She has a very loyal following of patients and several of her patients have moved away and still travel to her for their dental care – her furthest patient lives in Sydney Australia! A mother of two she balances home life and a career. She offers flexible hours to accommodate appointments outside work and hours. A keen competitive rower she can often be found on the river and more recently swimming in it, or running alongside it.

Paul Cattell Dentist

Dr Paul Cattell

Dentist
BDS Manc 1998
GDC No. 74547

Paul Cattell is doubly qualified as both a Dentist and a Dental Technician, and has practiced General Dentistry since 1998. With award-winning talent (he has won prizes in Conservative Dentistry and Dental Technology), Paul enjoys delivering good quality work which makes patients happy. He has a special interest in Restorative Dentistry (crown and bridge work) and always keeps up to date in his field by regular reading and course attendance.

In his spare time, Paul enjoys shooting (clay pigeons, not people).

Karen Darby Dentist

Dr Karen Darby

Dentist
BDS MJDF Birmingham 2009. Dental Surgeon.
GDC No. 177555

Since qualifying at Birmingham in 2009 Karen has worked in private practices in York and Buckinghamshire. Karen has a keen interest in all aspects of dentistry, including restoring implants.In her spare time she like to keep active.

Karen enjoy yoga and Pilates and completed her first half marathon in Windsor last year.

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Dr Claire Rilett 

Dentist 
BDS (NCle) 1999
GDC No. 76428

Claire graduated from Newcastle Dental School with Distinction in 1999 and has since mainly worked in private general practice.

She has a calm, friendly persona and a reputation for putting even the most nervous patient at ease. Claire enjoys all aspects of restorative dentistry and keeps up to date with the latest techniques and materials.

Claire’s two young sons keep her busy, but she tries to find time for a run by the river in Henley and enjoys swimming ( occasionally competitively). She also loves reading and is herself a prizewinning fiction writer.

Dr James Fitton

Dr James Fitton

Dentist 
BChD (Leeds) 2016, BSc MFDS RCS Ed
GDC no. 264900

James qualified from The University of Leeds in 2016 with a Masters in Dental Surgery and Oral science. James is also qualified in conscious sedation and in providing acupuncture in management of patients with severe reflexes and temporomandibular joint disorders. In his spare time James is keen skier and golfer but has also qualified as an open water diver as well as RYA Level 3 sailor.

Dr Khalil Yasin

Dr Khalil Yasin 

Dentist 
BDS (Riyadh) College of Dent & Phar 2011 
GDC No. 264816

Khalil first studied accountancy in Scotland, before he found the calling of healthcare and qualified in Dentistry from Riyadh College of Dentistry and Pharmacy in 2011. He returned to the UK for a Post Graduate Diploma in Dental Clinical Sciences at Queen Mary’s, London. Working exclusively in private practice ever since, he thoroughly enjoys all aspects of dentistry and has a special interest in restorative and cosmetic dentistry.

He is a friendly, calm, cheerful dentist whose aim is to provide an unrivaled patient experience. His ethos is to provide patient centered dentistry, provide the time deserved and an exceptional service.

In his spare time Khalil enjoys swimming, playing football and squash and is a keen tennis player.

Stuart Jacobs

Dr Stuart Jacobs

Dentist - Specialist in Prosthodontics 

MSD Indiana 1983, BDS Birm 1976
GDC No. 50429

Dr Jacobs obtained his Bachelor of Dental Surgery from Birmingham University and after spending five years in general practice he went to Indiana University School of Dentistry in the US. He gained a Master of Science in Dentistry in Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics and returned to the UK to take a post as Senior Clinical Lecturer in Conservative Dentistry at UCL Eastman Dental Institute, an academic centre for dentistry.

Dr Jacobs also practices within Harley Street Dental and Implant Clinic and started this role in 1985 after studying in the US and teaching in the UK. He is a prosthodontist – specialising in the restoration and replacement of teeth – and in 1985 was among the Harley Street Dental and Implant Clinic team that received the first formal training for dental implants in the UK, which became his area of special interest. Dr Jacob is also currently works in different Portman Practices this includes Courtrai House Dental and Implant practice.

Dr Jacobs co-authored the textbook Dental Implant Restoration: Principles and Procedures which was published in 2011 and contributed to another textbook on the restoration of natural teeth. He has also been published in medical journals. His prosthodontic work at Harley Street Dental and Implant Clinic includes fixed, partial and removable dentures, implants and general aesthetic dentistry such as crowns, bridges, full mouth reconstructions and aesthetic restorations.

He is a member of the American Academy of Osseointegration and the American Dental Society of London, and registered on the American Embassy Dental List.

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Dr Sabina Hameed 

Special Interest in Periodontology 
BDS (Lond) 2000, MFDS RCS (Eng) 2006, Cert. Implants (UCLA) 2008, MS (Cali) 2017, Cert. in Periodontology (Cali), 2017 
GDC No. 78274

Dr Hameed qualified from Guy’s Hospital in London in 2000 and completed her vocational training in Bedfordshire.  She then worked in general practice and community dentistry. She completed Senior House Officer posts in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMFS), Restorative and Paediatric Dentistry at Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas’s Hospitals and passed the MFDS examination for the Royal College of Surgeons of England.  She has taught Radiology and Emergency Dental care at Kings College London, and has been an Examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons of England (Faculty of Dental Surgery) for 9 years.

In 2007, Dr Hameed undertook a 1 year OMFS Surgical Implant Fellowship at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), training in dental implants, sinus and bone augmentation.  Thereafter she provided outpatient Oral Surgery as a Specialty Dr in OMFS at the Royal Berkshire and West Berkshire Hospitals NHS Trust.

In 2014, Dr Hameed returned to Los Angeles to pursuit a 3-year full time Advanced Periodontology and Implant Dentistry training program and Masters of Science in Craniofacial Biology.  In 2017, she was awarded a certificate of specialist training in Advanced Periodontology as well as a Master of Science (MS) from the University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles.

Dr Hameed is highly experienced in all aspects of surgical dentistry, and her practice is focused to Periodontology, Oral surgery and Implant Dentistry.

Dr Itamar Martin Hirsch

Dr Itamar Martin Hirsh 

Special Orthodontist 
Msc Ortho (Lond) 2004, M.Orth RCSEd, MSc Dr. Odont, Inconito Ceritified, 
GDC No. 84098

Dr Hirsch graduated with Master of Science degree in dentistry in 2003 and is a Specialist Orthodontist on the specialist register. Dr Hirsch was awarded the second best dental student in his graduation year (out of 78 dental students) and the best dental student in his class.

In 2003 for one year, Dr Hirsch had his internship in dentistry and was awarded by the board of experts the top mark, excellent (10).Since November 2004, Dr Hirsch treats patients exclusively in Orthodontics.

Dr Hirsch undertook the three-year post-graduate training in Orthodontics at Guy’s Hospital London, which is part of King’s College London University and received the Master of Science degree in Orthodontics and the Membership in Orthodontics (M.Orth) of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.

Dr Hirsch is an active member of the British Orthodontic Society, World Federation of Orthodontists and the British Dental Association. Dr Hirsch has published two articles in medical and dental journals. He is a certified Orthodontist for using Incognito 3M (Lingual Orthodontics).

Dr Hirsch enjoys all aspects of orthodontics and believes all children and adults should have the best treatment whether it be private or NHS care. Dr Hirsch is certified in Invisalign treatment and has treated many adults and children using Invisalign. Dr Hirsch is now an Invisalign Platinum provider.

Jackie Bridge Hygienist

Jackie Bridge

Dental Hygienist
RDH 1997. Dental Hygienist.
GDC No. 5244

Jackie Bridge qualified from Eastmann in 1997 and has been in private practice since qualifying. Jackie has been with Portman Healthcare at both Maidenhead and Henley since 2007 and particularly enjoys working with nervous patients.

She is married with two daughters and in her spare time enjoys baking and cake decorating.

Louisa Hoy

Louisa Hoy 

Dental Hygienist
Dip Dent Hygiene (Birm) 2008
GDC No. 141473

Sophie Manners

Sophie Manners

Dental Hygienist
NVQ L3 Dental Nursing & VRQ L3 Dental Nursing City & Guilds 2011, Diploma in Therapy (Lpool) 2016, Dip Dent Hygiene (Lpool) 2016, Dip Dent Hygeine (Lpool) 2016
GDC No. 206332

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Justnya Niewinska

Head Dental Nurse 
National Diploma in Dental Nursing NEBDN 2015
GDC no. 259501

Justyna moved to UK in 2006 from Poland. She has been a dental nurse from 2012 and qualified in 2015. She enjoys working in the office as a Head Nurse  and she is  interested in  Periodontology, Oral surgery and Implant Dentistry.

Negar Head Nurse

Negar Mortazavi

Dental Nurse
National Certificate Dental Nursing NEBDN 2003
GDC no. 159495

Negar loves working with people, when she is not in her favourite dental practice; she enjoys cooking, reading historic novels and visiting art galleries.

Cathereine Lundberg

Catherine Lundberg

Dental Nurse 
National Diploma in Dental Nursing NEBDN 2014
GDC no. 251355

Rebecca Sargeant

Rebecca Sargeant 

Dental Nurse 
National Diploma in Dental Nursing NEBDN 
GDC no. 136935

Rebecca is a dental nurse and qualified in 2008. She have a son called Joe. She likes socialise with her friends and she enjoy going for walks. She has been working a long side our dentist Claire Rilett for eleven years.

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Tamara Markova 

Trainee Dental Nurse

Tamara is a Trainee Dental Nurse. She is originally from Bulgaria .She has been living in UK for the last 3 years. She has special interest in Orthodontic.

Farah Treatment Co Ordinator

Farah Hussain

Treatment Co-ordinator 
NVQ L3 Oral Health Care:Dental Nursing & Indp Asses City & Guilds 2009
GDC No. 176371

Farah has been part of Portman Dental Care  for 11 years. She joined Courtrai House in 2017 as a Treatment Co-ordinator. In her spare time she loves spending her time with family and traveling .

Lucy

Lucy Pritchard 

Practice Manager

Lucy started working as a dental nurse in 2008 and qualified in 2010 working in both general dentistry and orthodontics. She then went on to qualify in dental sedation and dental radiography. While taking a short break from dentistry she went and worked in a GP surgery as a phlebotomist and Medical secretary but continued nursing part time. She has since been working as practice manager since 2018.

Jade Nurse

Jade Francis

Receptionist Manager
Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds 2013 London
GDC no. 254649

Jade started working dentistry as a nurse in 2011. Jade has moved roles between Reception manager and dental nursing here at Courtrai House.

In her spare time Jade enjoys riding her motorbike and loves evening barbeque parties when the when the weather is hot!

Janey Maple

Janey Maple 

Receptionist 

Janey is originally from Surrey but has lived in Oxfordshire for the last 28 years and moved to Henley 6 years ago Most of her life has been spent in Customer Service - predominantly 23 years with British Airways and more recently Virgin Atlantic She is wonderful at putting our patients at ease and always greets everyone with a cheerful smile When not working Janey can be found walking her cockapoo Molly, at Phyllis Court where she has recently taken up rowing, or indulging in her passion for theatre and cinema .

Aimee Callow

Aimee Callow

Receptionist 

Aimee enjoys baking cakes in her spare time. Also cooking meals for her family. Aimee has an interest in football and Ice Hockey which she travels to Basingstoke for.

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