The Team

Meet our excellent team of dedicated staff

 
  • Member of The British Dental Association.

Matthew qualified in Bristol and has worked there and in the surrounding counties. He held an honorary position at Bristol Dental Hospital in the Oral Surgery department. 

He joined the practice in 2009, and became a co-owner in 2017.

As well as being passionate about dentistry, Matthew loves spending time with his young family and keeps himself active with running, motor-biking and skiiing. 

BDS (Bristol) 2005

GDC number: 101465

MATTHEW SICA

Dentist & Practice Partner

  • Special Interest in Oral Surgery, Sedation and Facial Aesthetics.

  • Member of British Association of Oral Surgeons (BAOMS).

  • Member of Dental Sedation Teachers Group.

Hannah joined the practice in 2014 and became a co-owner in 2017.

 

She qualified in dentistry from Bristol in 1999 having won the undergraduate commendation prizes in oral medicine and oral surgery.

 

She worked as a dentist in Newcastle Dental Hospital and also in Melbourne, Australia, and passed the MFDS examination from the Royal College of Surgeons.

Hannah doubly qualified in medicine in 2007. She worked as a hospital doctor in head and neck surgery, and passed the MRCS examination as a Member of the Royal College of Surgeons.

She worked with the Smile Train in Bangalore, India, treating children with the 'cleft lip and palate' condition.

 

In her spare time Hannah likes to spend time with her family, enjoying the countryside, baking and making jam. 

BDS (Bris) 1999, MFDS RCS(Edin) 2001, MBChB(hons) (Bris) 2007, MRCS RCS(Eng) 2011

GDC number: 76037

HANNAH PEPPER

Dentist & Practice Partner

Neil qualified in 2002 from the University of Wales, College of Medicine and Dentistry in Cardiff.

He started his career in general practice in a small village on the outskirts of Winchester, close to his family home in Southampton. It was here he found his passion and skill in treating nervous patients. Neil gained further experience and expertise in a large multi discipline NHS practices in North Somerset and a private practice near Surrey. Neil has a keen interest in ongoing dental education which resulted in him becoming a Foundation Trainer in 2011, a role which involved the mentoring of newly qualified dental practitioners.

Neil has now made the South West his home and joined Rock House at the beginning of 2016. His particular fields of interest include the treatment of very nervous patients, minimal intervention cosmetic dentistry and provision of denture prostheses.

Neil lives locally with his wife and two young children. Outside of work he enjoys exploring the local walks with his family and their beloved dog, and has a keen interest in motorsport and performance cars.

BDS (Wales) 2002

GDC number: 81079

NEIL DIBDEN

Dentist

  • Special Interest in Endodontics.

  • Member of the British Dental Association.

Joanne qualified from the University Of Wales College of Medicine in 1997 and completed her Vocational Training in South Wales.

 

Jo qualified in 1997 from the University of Wales College of Medicine Dental School. Following her Vocational Dental training year in South Wales she joined the Royal Army Dental Corps and served 16 years as an Army Dental Officer. During her time in the Forces, Jo attained Membership of the Faculty Of Dental Practitioners and a Masters  Degree in Conservative Dentistry and was a Foundation Dentist Trainer for 3 years. As well as serving in the UK, she worked overseas in Germany, Kenya, Falkland Islands and carried out operational deployments in Kosovo, Iraq and Afghanistan. On leaving the Army in 2014 Jo joined Rock House as an Associate Dentist with a special interest in Endodontics.

BDS (Wales) 1997, MFGDP(UK) 2002, MSc (Cons) 2005

GDC number: 73196

JOANNE PARRY

Dentist

  • Special Interest in Periodontal and Implant Dentistry

 

Scott treats those patients referred to him with moderate to advanced periodontal disease, aesthetic concerns and implants.

He graduated from Bristol Dental Hospital in 1999; his past hospital positions have included Senior House Officer posts in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Restorative Dentistry and Oral Medicine.

He has previously been a full time clinical lecturer and examiner in Restorative Dentistry at Bristol University and the School of Professionals complementary to Dentistry.

Scott completed a Masters (MSc) in Restorative dentistry in 2006, from this his main area of special interest in periodontal (gum) disease developed and he now undertakes all forms of periodontal treatment including surgical, regenerative and non-surgical methods. 


He has been undertaking referrals for periodontal treatment in the South West for over ten years.

To further expand and complete his periodontal service, he completed a three year Diploma in Implant Dentistry, attaining a distinction, from the world renowned Eastman Dental Institute associated with University College London, enabling him to accept referrals for this treatment option.

 

Scott is married and has two children.

BDS  MFDS RCS(Edin), MFDS RCS(Eng), MSc Dip Imp Dent (UCL)

GDC number: 77107

SCOTT WETTON

Dentist

Born and bred in the southwest Ella graduated in Dentistry from Cardiff University in 2011. After qualifying she returned to work in the southwest. She has worked for 3 years in hospital in oral and maxillofacial surgery and has spent 5 years working in general dental practice. As part of her post graduate continuing education she completed her membership of the joint dental faculties of the royal College of Surgeons (England) and has trained in sedation dentistry.

As well as oral surgery and sedation she enjoys providing minimally invasive, preventative dentistry and helping nervous patients to undergo treatment. 

Ella is married to a farmer in Somerset. She enjoys spending her spare time with her young family, growing vegetables and being outdoors.

BDS (Cardiff) 2011, MJDF RCS (Eng) 2013, PG Cert (Bristol) 2016

GDC number: 210734

ELLA HODGSON

Dentist

  • Member of The British Dental Association

Lisa qualified from Birmingham University in 2001, she then moved to Bristol and has worked in General Practice in Bristol and the Chew Valley since qualifying. Lisa did postgraduate training at Bristol University between 2004-2008.

Lisa enjoys spending time with her husband and two children and her interests are pilates and helping out with the school PTA.

BDS (Birmingham) 2001. DPDS (Bristol) 2008

GDC number: 79919

LISA SOMERFIELD

Dentist

Rebecca is a Dental and Maxillofacial Radiologist who has worked as a Consultant at the University Hospitals Bristol since 2008. Rebecca obtained a dental degree from Leeds University in 1996. She spent several years in General Dental Practice and then commenced staff grade positions in Oral and Maxillofacial surgery in Bath and later Oral Medicine at Bristol Dental Hospital. Prior to commencing four years of specialist training, Rebecca obtained an MSc (Distinction) in Oral and Maxillofacial radiology.


Within the specialty, her main interests lie in Head and Neck ultrasound and Cone Beam CT. 


Rebecca is involved in University teaching and examining at both undergraduate and postgraduate level and lectures regularly in the South West to provide core CPD for the dental team.

BChD (Hons) MFDS (Eng) MSc DDR

GDC number: 72019

REBECCA DAVIES

Radiologist

Les is a qualified Dental Technician and a Clinical Technician, first qualifying in 1967.
 

In 1972 he moved from the West Midlands to Somerset and established his own Dental Laboratory, Dental Design Ltd in Langport where along with a team of technicians, he manufactured dental appliances for many Dental Surgeons in and around Somerset.

 

Realising his passion was the production of dentures, and wanting to work more closely with patients, he qualified as a Denturist with the George Brown College in Toronto. He later gained a Diploma with the Royal College of Surgeons (Eng).


Les has trained in all aspects of dental technology including orthodontics, crown and bridge, chrome cobalt (metal dentures) and a small amount of maxillo-facial work.

LBIDST. MCDP DD. Dip CDT Rcs (Eng)

GDC number: 108677

LESLIE WHEATLEY

Clinical Dental Tech.

 
 
 

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