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Banchory Dental Practice - Aberdeenshire

Antony M. Visocchi BDS (Glas.1996), MFDS RCS Ed, MJDF RCS Eng

GDC Number: 71654

Principal Dental Surgeon

Antony graduated from the University of Glasgow in 1996. After qualification, he worked as a House Officer in Glasgow Dental Hospital and School within the Oral Surgery and Conservation departments where he gained vast experience in all aspects of oral surgery, wisdom tooth extraction and also supervised student training.

He worked closely with the consultants in the endodontic department (root canal treatment) where he acquired and developed a keen interest in this area of dentistry.

Antony has since worked in two dental practices in Aberdeen gaining wide experience in all aspects of dentistry. He attained his Certificate in Vocational Training in 1998.

After converting a house into the current premises, Antony established Banchory Dental Practice in 2003. The practice quickly gained a reputation of high quality care and clinical standards.

The practice was awarded BDA Good Practice Scheme Membership in December 2004. In December 2014, practice was awarded Gold Membership after 10 years on the scheme.

In 2011, Antony gained the postgraduate diplomas of Membership of the Joint Dental Faculties of The Royal College of Surgeons of England (MJDF RCS Eng) and Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (MFDS RCS Ed).

In July 2014, Antony was appointed as a clinical expert to the General Dental Council. A clinical expert provides clinical advice to aid the GDC’s Fitness to Practice process.

As he expands this work, Antony has now worked with dental defense organisations and medical negligence solicitors as an independent dental expert witness.

In May 2016, Antony was awarded Cardiff University Law School Bond Solon Civil Expert Witness Certificate.

Outside dentistry Antony enjoys hillwalking, football, music, reading, cooking, crook-making and family life.

Mashmin Sofizadeh-Balanji

GDC Number: 262436

Associate Dentits

Nashmin graduated from the University of Oslo with a Master in Dentistry. Nashmin then started as a dentist in a small town outside of Oslo in 2014 where she worked with children, adults and elderly people in institutions.She has experience within NHS and private dentistry in the UK, dentistry experience in Norway and experience in the treatment of patients with dental malocclusion.

Nashmin moved to Aberdeen in 2015 and has been working as an associate dentist ever since.

Nashmin is very enthusiasticabout high quality dentistry, especially when it comes to cosmetic dentistry.

She loves the fact that working in dentistry gives her the opportunityto meet new people. She loves new challenges and giving patients new smiles. Nashmin enjoys educating patients to help them improve their oral hygiene and happy patients make her day.

In her spare time, Nashmin is very active and likes to play badminton and football as well as hiking, climbing and reading,

Aisling Hanly

Facial Aesthetic Dentist

Aisling graduated from the Dundee Dental school in 1997 and began her facial aesthetic career in 2010. Aisling completed her clinical training in facial aesthetics at RE-NU training academy in Dundee which was voted the 2017 winner of 'best training academy' at the Glasgow Herald Look Awards.

Aisling was one of the first practitioners in Scotland to be awarded the quality assurance mark from the regulatory body IHAS for facial aesthetics.

Aisling is an expert when it comes to facial aesthetics and is committed to continual education in the field; attending regular master classes given by the industry leaders. Aisling is currently involved in the creation of a facial aesthetic support group in Tayside as well as the development of a new training academy in the East of Scotland.

Her passion and enthusiasm for her work has also seen her featured in Scottish Dental Magazines who's who in Scottish Dentistry 2017 as well as the Scottish Dentist Executive Guide 2017.

Susan Fisher E.D.H. (Edin. 1993)

GDC Number: 4477

Dental Hygienist

Favourite Film/TV: Can’t sit still long enough to watch TV or a film

Music: I like most types of music, depending on my mood

Interests: Hockey, snowboarding and going to the gym

Favourite food: Italian

Dream Holiday: Would love to go to Antarctica to see the Penguins or to the North Pole to see the Polar Bears

Quote: “Only floss the teeth you want to keep”

Angela Stewart RDN

GDC Number: 107832

Head Registered Dental Nurse

Favourite Film/TV: Twilight Saga

Music: Everything except, Rap, Jazz and weird stuff

Interests: Hill walking, British Military Fitness, Golf, cinema and travelling

Favourite food: Marcliffe fudge, best in the world!!

Dream Holiday: Thailand or anywhere where the sun shines

Quote: 'I’m cold, put on the heating'
'One kind word can warm three winter months'

Louise Foreman RDN

GDC Number: 232327

Registered Dental Nurse

Favourite Film/TV: The Hangover and The Inbetweeners.

Music: Everything!

Interests: Socialising, music and reading

Favourite food: Italian and Subway

Dream Holiday: Travelling around Italy

Quote: 'You can’t live your life for other people. You’ve got to do what’s right for you, even if it hurts some people you love.'

Chelsea Johnston RDN

GDC Number: 231233

Registered Dental Nurse

Favourite Film/TV: Babe the Pig, Friends, Come Dine with Me, Hollyoaks, Gary the Tank Commander

Music: David Guetta, Swedish House Mafia, Example, Glasvegas, James Morrison, Plan B

Interests: Socialising, shopping, art, fashion and spending time with my friends

Favourite food: Macaroni cheese

Dream Holiday: Anywhere sunny and hot, with my friends.

Quote: 'Love the life you live. Live the life you love' – Bob Marley

Hayley Campbell

Dental Nurse

Zoe Marr

Trainee Dental Nurse

Banchory Dental Practice - Aberdeenshire

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T: 01330 823400

Monday - 8.30am - 5.30pm
Tuesday - 8.30am - 5.30pm
Wednesday - 8.30am - 5.30pm
Thursday - 8.30am - 7.30pm
Friday - 8.30am - 5.30pm

9 Station Road
AB31 5XX