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.
Dr Elizabeth Foad BDS MSc MFGDP(UK)
GDC Number: 83972
Elizabeth is a fully qualified dental surgeon with a keen interest in cosmetics. Elizabeth qualified from University College Cork, Ireland in June 2004 and since 2006 she has worked in private dental practice. She has also undertaken further training at the prestigious Kings College, London to pursue a Masters degree in Aesthetic Dentistry. She believe’s that as well as wanting your smile to look its absolute best, its also important for the rest of your face to maintain a youthful, younger looking glow and so since 2007 following training has been providing facial cosmetic injections to help you achieve just that. As an experienced dentist Elizabeth has an extensive knowledge of head and neck anatomy and physiology .This means she has highly sought after skills in cosmetic injections.
Elizabeth is one of the few practitioners in the area with an accreditation from Save Face, a national register of practitioners who provide non surgical cosmetic treatments. Save Face have developed a set of best practice standards for cosmetic injectable treatments covering the essential requirements of medicines safety, infection control, education and training.
Elizabeth said, “Our presence on the Save Face register will reassure our patients that we are able to offer the very best in professionalism and care. The scheme is very important to the profession and to patients and I am very proud to be awarded this Quality Assurance Mark”
Susan Fisher E.D.H. (Edin. 1993)
GDC Number: 4477
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.
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
Trainee Dental Nurse
Trainee Dental Nurse
Banchory Dental Practice - Aberdeenshire
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Friday (alternate weeks) 8.30am to 5.30pm or 8.30am to 1.00pm
Closed 1.00pm - 2.00pm
9 Station Road