Introducing Our Practice Team 

Everyone at our practice is committed to providing you with the very best in dental healthcare. Our team bring a wealth of experience to the practice and have individually obtained high standards of professional qualification.

Dental Nurses


Dr Katie Davies

Katie Davies
Dental Surgeon
GDC No. 73097

Katie qualified from Bristol University in 1997 with a Bachelor in Dental Surgery. She worked as an associate for 5 years before she set up Oldland Dental Practice in 2003 as the principal dentist. In 2001 she gained her Diploma in Postgraduate Dental Studies having studied in Prosthetics, Paedodontics and Endodontics.

Katie has always worked in general practice, and enjoys the variation and challenges working in practice brings but has an interest in Childrens Dentistry.

Katie contributes greatly to Dental Education. Since 2006 she has been a Foundation Dentist Trainer and helps train newly qualified dentists working in general practice.

Katie also works as an honorary clinical teacher In Bristol Dental School where she teaches 3rd, 4th and 5th year dental students Child Dental Health. In 2012 Katie gained a Postgraduate Certificate in Dental Education.

Originally from South West Wales Katie is fluent in welsh and enjoys cooking, gardening and spending time with her daughter Megan.

Hesham El-Wakeel

Hesham El-Wakeel
Dental Surgeon
GDC No. 154433

Hesham joined the practice in November 2013 as a full time associate. He graduated from Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry 2008, and went on to become a Member of the Joint Dental Faculty in 2012. He has an interest in aesthetic dentistry having travelled to Leuven in Belgium, Lake Como in Italy and the Eastman Dental Institute in London to build up his experience and knowledge in this subject.

He is also heavily involved with postgraduate training of recently qualified dentists, having recently been appointment a Foundation Dental Trainer. Living in Bath, Hesham was involved in the Bath half marathon and enjoys running, as well as skiing, squash and photography.

Louise Long

Louise Long
BDS Bristol 2008
Dental Surgeon
GDC No. 153116

Louise qualified from Bristol University in 2008 and joined the practice in September 2015. Previous to working at Oldland, Louise worked for several years as an associate dentist in Somerset. Louise enjoys all aspects of general practice but has a particular interest in aesthetic dentistry and treating anxious patients and children.

Outside work, Louise likes to be active - she regularly takes part in half marathons and the occasional full marathon. She also has a keen interest in triathlons and has competed in many regional events.

Louise lives in Bristol with her husband and two young sons.

Don Jayawardena

Don Jayawardena
Dental Surgeon
GDC No. 271822

Don graduated from Cardiff University in 2017 and has recently begun working at Oldland Dental Practice as a Foundation Dentist. He enjoys the range and variety of treatments available in general practice, with a particular interest in oral surgery.

Outside of dentistry, Don enjoys playing cricket and has a keen interest in a variety of sports such as football, cycling and formula 1. Don has recently moved to Bristol and is currently exploring the area and getting to know his new city.

Sarah Lau

Sarah Lau
Dip DH
Dental Hygienist
GDC No. 265358

Sarah has worked as the practice's dental hygienist since 2016.

She qualified from Cardiff University in 2016 with a Higher Diploma in Dental Hygiene. She thoroughly enjoys her profession and provides friendly, bespoke treatment and advice that people can use in their daily lives. Sarah prides herself in being able to comfort those that are anxious and endeavours to make a positive difference to all her patients’ oral hygiene.

Outside of work, Sarah enjoys being active - she was part of her University basketball team; likes travelling and experiencing varying cultures. She is bilingual and speaks fluent Cantonese.

Dental Nurses

Tracy J Worlock - GDC Registration No 208186
Helen Reed - GDC Registration No 117366
Tracy A Worlock - GDC Registration No 256879
Jennifer Squibb - GDC Registration No 257147
Charlotte Yeatman - Nurse in training


Kay Hall - Receptionist
Jillian Tanner - Receptionist
Carol Palmer - Receptionist 
Jo Mingo - Receptionist

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