MEET THE TEAM

Orchard Dental Practice comprises a talented team who are caring, friendly, honest and professional.

Alan Dixon

Alan Dixon

BDS BSc FDS RCS (Eng) 1991 (GDC No. 67520)

Alan is one of the areas leading oral surgeons and works as an Associate Specialist Maxillofacial Surgeon at Eastbourne District General Hospital as well as in private practice. Alan has been doing implants since 1994 and is one of the few UK dentists using the Nobel Guide System which can allow 'teeth-in-an-hour'. He is a mentor for Nobel Biocare advising other dentists on their cases and problems. Alan is also trained in the use of dermal fillers and all current anti-wrinkle treatments.

Victoria Dixon

Victoria Dixon

BDS FDS MSc M Orth RCS (Eng) 1992 (GDC No. 68476)

Victoria Dixon graduated as a dentist in 1992 from Guys Hospital UMDS. She did her vocational training year in Brighton and continued in general practice for a further year. In 1994 she was appointed as a Senior House Officer at Eastbourne District General Hospital gaining valuable experience in oral surgery and oral medicine. After this she worked in the Community Dental Service treating school children. Between 1997 and 2000 Victoria did her postgraduate qualification MSc in Orthodontics at Manchester University. Since then Victoria has worked in the orthodontic department at Eastbourne District General Hospital and at the practice where she is a partner.

Claire McCoy

Claire McCoy

BDS (NUI) Msc(Lond) (GDC No. 66613)

Claire qualified in 1991 from University College Cork, Ireland after which she worked in General Dental Practice and took an Msc in Gerodontics at the Royal London Hospital. Claire has a special interest in Prosthetics and Cosmetic Dentistry. She is dedicated to Continuing Professional Development courses in relation to General Dental Practice.

Jan Smerke

Jan Smerke

(GDC No. 53854)

Jan qualified from Guy’s Hospital in 1979 and furthered his knowledge by gaining an MSc. in Prosthodontics from the University of Michigan, one of the Worlds foremost centers of excellence in occlusion,  in 1982. Initially practicing in London’s West End, he moved to Sussex where he has been in practice since 1988. He now carries out a mixture of family dentistry and combines this with more complex restorative cases.

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