Meet the Evolve Dental Team
Find out more about the dedicated dental team at Evolve Dentistry in Portishead who provide a comprehensive service our patients from general and cosmetic dentistry to facial aesthetics and skin rejuvenation.
Carol Somerville Roberts
MFDS RCS Edin 2001 | BDS Brist 1996 | Qualified: 1996
GDC number: 72024
- Amalgam removal
- Smile makeovers
- Facial aesthetics
- Cosmetically focused braces
Carol is passionate about Evolve and what she does. In all aspects of dentistry she aims to achieve excellence as well as making the experience as pleasant as possible for every patient. She is continually attending courses and conferences to ensure that she is up to date with the best that dentistry can offer. She believes that patient choice should be at the centre of all treatment and fully involves her patients in making the best decision for them.
Dr Jonathan Sproson
Cosmetic and General Dentist
GDC number: 50452
- Smile enhancement
- Adult cosmetically focussed orthodontics
- Crowns & Veneers
- Root canal Therapy
- TMJ - relieving facial and neck pain
- Preventative dental care
- Happy patient experience
Jonathan is a gentle and compassionate dentist, whose non- judgmental approach makes him very popular with patients. He has many years of experience and is committed to continuous professional development. Jonathan puts his loyal following, down to his preventative approach to patient care and listening to his patients needs. He can then use his extensive skills and experience in providing them with a life changing and healthy smile. Many patients have enjoyed and benefited from his use of hypno-relaxaion techniques to ease their anxiety associated with treatment. Jonathan is also a qualified practice assessor, which means he can advise other practices on standards in practice.
Dr Lisa Hichens
DDS Bris 2005 | MOrth RCS Edin 2005 |MFDS RCS Eng 2002 | BDS Sheff 1998 | Qualified: 1998
GDC number: 74744
- Discrete braces
- Children’s braces
- Removable braces
Lisa is especially skilled in finding the right brace to fit your lifestyle and budget to get you a result you will love. With experience in many different types of brace from Incognito to Invisalign and the more traditional ceramic brace, Lisa can find the right system for you.
Dr Mike Gregory
GDC number: 68009
Mike graduated from Bristol University in 1992 having previously trained as a Dental Technician from The Royal London Hospital before spending 8 years teaching Dental undergraduates at University College Hospital, London. Mike has a special interest in dentures, crafting them himself to ensure that he achieves the exact requirements of the patient, Mike provides a personal service with an exceptional level of care.
CEB Cert in Dental Hygiene 1991 | Qualified: 1991
GDC number: 4144
Joanne is a very experienced hygienist with a passion for her work. She is known for her gentle yet thorough treatment. She is hugely knowledgeable in her field and likes to keep up to date with the latest innovations in hygiene therapy to best support the needs of her patients. Joanne offers Direct Access appointments meaning you don’t need to see a dentist to book a hygiene therapy appointment with her.
NEBDN 2002, FdSc Oral Health Science (Hygiene) 2016
GDC number: 107385
Hannah is fully committed to helping patients maintain the foundations of their dental health. She enjoys educating patients about how their dental health is part of their overall wellbeing. Hannah also provides the appropriate tailored hygiene treatment to help patients achieve their dental health aims
NEBDN 1993 | Dip Dental Hygiene Bristol 2016
GDC number: 137642
As a dental hygienist Emma is focused on preventing disease and helping patients with their oral condition, she is well known for helping patients who find dentistry difficult.
Qualifying in 1993 as a dental nurse, Emma spent her first 10 years in general practice before moving on to special care dentistry or community dentistry as it was known then, at Weston Hospital. Wanting to be more patient focused, Emma applied for the hygiene diploma at the Bristol Dental Hospital which she completed in 2017.
Julie Van Meir
Treatment Co ordinator
Qual- National Certificate NEBDSA 1990 | Qualified: 1990
GDC number: 141325
As well as having many years experience as a dental nurse, Julie is a qualified counsellor and hypnotherapist. She is able to use these skills to support those patients that may feel anxious in their visit to Evolve. Julie is your point of contact for any queries or concerns regarding treatment, she can also guide you through the financial options we offer.
Treatment Co Ordinator / Front of House
Rachael is one of our Treatment Co-ordinators. Her job is to hold your hand through the whole process from start to finish. She will spend time with you discussing your options as well as talking you through your treatment plan and helping you decide what payment options are best for you.
National Certificate NEBDN 2010 | Qualified: 2010
GDC number: 206403
Steph is qualified in oral health education and is a sedation trained nurse. She loves to support children in looking after their teeth and oral health.
GDC number: 192831
Gabi is a sedation trained nurse and is very passionate about her job. Her warm personality allows her to be a great support for anxious patients.
GDC number: 148144
Ki has been a Dental Nurse for 30 years and still loves nursing. She is trained in all aspects of nursing including Implants, Orthodontics, Radiography and Teaching.
GDC number: 248519
Jess has been dental nursing for 6 years. She uses her friendly and compassionate nature to help patients of all ages feel welcome and comfortable.
Front of House Team
Clare is committed to ensuring your experience at Evolve is as pleasant as possible, from booking the appointment that is right for you to helping you feel relaxed and comfortable during your time in the practice. Her attention to detail ensures that all our patients are cared for to a very high standard.
Katrina del Pozo
Katrina oversees the general running of Evolve and strives to ensure that we meet your expectations at every point of your journey with Evolve.