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At Edgar Buildings Dental and Implant Clinic our highly skilled, friendly team shares the same single vision: we put you first. Together, we are dedicated to providing you with a first class experience, from the comfort of our reception to the very latest innovations in dental technology. We make sure you have the best possible care from the second you walk through the door.
Find out more about each of our practice team members below.
Implantologist and Smile Makeovers
BDS (Sheffield) 1976, DPDS Diploma in Implant Dentistry (Bristol), 2000
GDC No. 50160
André Philip Pettemerides graduated from The University of Sheffield in 1976. He has since gained enormous experience in the fields of restorative, aesthetic and implant dentistry. In particular he is recognised for his work on immediate loading of implants, aesthetic cases, the use of computer guided placement, Nobel Guide and the All on 4 Concept.
He has achieved the Certificate, the Advanced Certificate and the Diploma in Implant dentistry with distinction from The Eastman Dental Institute at the University of London. He has continued his postgraduate education in France, Malta, Portugal, Austria, Switzerland and the USA.
Philip is an Executive Committee member of The British Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry, an affiliate member of The European Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry, a member of the Association of Dental Implantologists and in addition to his clinical work Philip has taken a keen academic interest and has had several articles published in scientific journals including the British and European Journals of Orthodontics.
Philip currently runs implant courses at Edgar Buildings Dental Care and is a senior lecturer at the Portman Academy. He has lectured on dental implants at home and in Sweden and has lectured for Nobel Biocare including the World Conference 2007 in Las Vegas and as the lead presenter for The Nobel Biocare Procera Roadshow.
Philip has an holistic approach to dentistry, always with the patient's best interest at heart. He attends regular postgraduate conferences to keep abreast of the latest innovations in all aspects of dentistry and when possible to introduce them to Edgar Buildings Dental Care.
Philip has also taken on an additional new role as Regional Lead Clinician for Portman Dental Care in Wales and the South West of England.
BDS (London) 1990
GDC No. 66307
Sally Davies qualified from Guys Hospital (University of London) in 1990.
Since qualification and prior to joining Edgar Buildings, Sally joined the Royal Army Dental Corps, where she served as a Captain for a three year short service commission, she then returned to general practice in Surrey for several years, before moving to Bath and joining Edgar Buildings Dental Care in 2000.
Sally has a particular interest in cosmetic dentistry and new advancements. She attends courses frequently to keep up to date with the latest techniques in this rapidly expanding field. She enjoys the challenge of building trust with phobic patients.
Sally’s other interest is children’s dentistry, where the focus is in prevention, advice and careful treatment, using up to date techniques. She also enjoys providing crown/bridgework, dentures , root canal treatment and places the restorative stage for implants.
BDS (Birm), MFDS (RCS Eng) 2005, MPhil (Birm) 2003, MOrth (RCS Edin) 2011
GDC No. 82421
Jay qualified from Birmingham University in 2005 and worked as a general dentist before embarking on further training.
In 2005 Jay gained her Membership in the Faculty of Dental Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons of England. She then went on to start her Orthodontic Specialist training in 2006 and was awarded her Masters in Philosophy and Membership in Orthodontics from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and gaining Specialist recognition in 2011.
Since then, Jay has spent time teaching Orthodontics at Bristol Dental Hospital and has worked in both dental practice & hospital environments.
Jay has continued to further her knowledge by attending courses in advanced Orthodontic procedures to provide treatments that are both patient care focused and at the forefront of modern orthodontics.
In particular, Jay’s interests lie in invisible Orthodontics including lingual systems (Incognito) and aligners (Invisalign) and also working with a combination of restorative and aesthetic adult orthodontic cases.
Jay is available for appointments at Edgar Buildings Dental Care.
BDS (Liverpool) 1998
GDC No. 74925
James attended the University of Liverpool and achieved his Bachelor of Dental Surgery in 1998. In the twenty years since qualifying he has gained extensive experience in restorative and aesthetic dentistry working throughout this time in the general practice setting. James has a particular interest in root canal treatment and is currently undertaking a Masters in Endodontics at the University of Chester. He also has a keen interest in the restoration of implants and has been restoring those placed by Dr Philip Pettemerides for the past eight years.
Having also embarked on a course of study in implants in the last six months he also plans to add the placement of implants as a service to his patients in the coming years. With a strong appreciation of the evidence base, he uses contemporary materials and techniques to produce lifelike and functional restorations for his patients.
James is very much an outdoors person and in his spare time enjoys nothing more than being in the great outdoors with his partner and two children.
DMD (Buch) 2003
GDC No. 186379
Sebastian graduated in Bucharest as a dental medical doctor in 2003 and started his career in general dentistry coming from a family with long a tradition in dentistry. After a year of postgraduate study at the Military Hospital in Bucharest, he received a Certificate in Implantology and decided to continue his studies in the UK in 2010. He moved to North Devon and worked as a general dentist for two years before moving to Bath.
Having multiple opportunities to complement his studies, he undertook specialisation courses in Periodontology, Endodontics, Prosthodontics and developed a passion for Facial Aesthetics.
Sebastian is currently undertaking further level 7 training specialisation courses in London, aiming for an MSc Postgraduate Degree in Facial Aesthetics.
Sebastian is an active person who loves playing sports and spending time with his family.
Practice Limited to Endodontics
LMD (Lisbon) 2005, MSc Endodontics (London)
GDC no. 117443
Frederico originates from Portugal. After graduating from Porto, he has held a post at the University as a clinical assistant, worked in private practice and at a private Hospital.
Frederico has completed his MSc in Endodontics, with Distinction, at the prestigious King’s College London.
Frederico exclusively practices endodontics and collaborates as a clinical tutor at the Delta Dental Academy in Bristol.
He is also the UK Key Opinion Leader, for the award-winning German microscope brand CJOPTIK and Eighteeth Medical. Frederico is a member of the British Endodontic Society (BES), the European Society of Endodontology (ESE), the British Academy of Microscope Dentistry (BAMD) and the Academy of Microscope Enhanced Dentistry (AMED).
Specialist Oral Surgeon
BDS University of Witwatersrand 1985
MDENT Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery 1991
FFD Fellow of the College of Medicine of South Africa- MFOS 1991
GDC No. 70039
Liliana graduated with BDS Cum Laude, at the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa in 1985, with distinctions in all final year subjects. This was achieved only once before in the history of the University of the Witwatersrand and has not been achieved since. She received numerous awards including the Gold Medal of the Dental Association of South Africa for the most outstanding graduate.
Liliana went on to specialize in Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery in the Department of Surgery at the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa and trained at the world renowned Baragwanath Hospital in Johannesburg.
She attained a Masters Degree in Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery in 1991, also gaining her Fellowship in Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery through the College of Medicine of South Africa in the same year, with a thesis which has been widely quoted since, on Temporomandibular Joint Reconstruction. She subsequently fulfilled the requirements set out by the General Dental Council, to be registered as a Specialist in Oral Surgery.
Liliana is exceptionally qualified for her role as an Oral Surgeon and Implant Surgeon.
Her extensive background in Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery provided her with the perfect starting point for learning the finer points of implant surgery when she placed her first implant back in 1990.
Liliana's area of excellence in her specialization in orthognathic surgery, implantology and conservative and surgical management of Temporo-mandibular Joint disorders as well as minor oral surgery. She has placed in excess of 6000 dental implants.
Liliana and her family relocated to the UK in August 2019.
Liliana has recently completed an intensive course with Prof. Bob Khanna on facial threads and wrinkle treatments. Facial Aesthetics is an area which Liliana is keen to expand in and use her vast knowledge of facial anatomy to create stunning results for her patients.
Liliana constantly strives to follow the highest professional and ethical standards to ensure her patients have a functional, healthy, and aesthetic smile throughout their lifetime.
She offers comprehensive oral surgical care utilizing the latest advancements in oral surgery, implantology and bone augmentation procedures including complex intra-oral grafting. She is actively involved in oral surgery and implant education.
CEB Cert in Dental Hygiene 1987
GDC No. 3462
Kathryn Wingfield is our dedicated dental hygienist. Gentle, caring and welcomes nervous patients. She works together with our dentists, to treat gum health and oral hygiene. They provide periodontal treatment such as root debridement to retain teeth which may have a doubtful prognosis.
Many patients have routine hygienist appointments to maintain their brightsmile giving them ‘a smile of confidence’.
CEB Cert in Dental Hygiene 1991
GDC no 4085
Jacquie, is a bubbly, professional and compassionate hygienist. She continues to offer the best dental care to our patients with over 26 years.
Head Dental Nurse
Qual- National Certificate NEBDN 2011
GDC No. 216802
Our Head Nurse Vivi joined the practice in 2012 and since then she has enjoyed working as Ray's primary assistant. Vivi has a keen interest in all aspects of dentistry and qualified in giving oral health advice to our patients.
Qual- National Certificate NEBDN 2010
GDC No. 211772
Jo has been nursing for 11 years and I started working here at Edgar in 2015. She enjoys working with Philip and doing implants and restoring smiles to our patient
National Diploma in Dental Nursing NEBDN 2012
GDC No. 233827
Ashton has been nursing for 7 years. She started at Edgar in 2016 and thoroughly enjoys nursing with Jay Wilson our Orthodontist.
Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds 2016
GDC No. 268854
Darby has been nursing for 4 years now and is our newest team member. Darby loves working at Edgar Buildings and is keen to learn new things and assist with surgical implants alongside Philip.
Carol has been at Edgar Buildings for 20 years and an irreplaceable member of the team. She is brilliant with patients new and existing to give them a very friendly welcome.
Jo has been at the practice for 9 years, she is a valued member to the team at Edgar Buildings and has a wonderful approach to all patients.
Lesley has been at Edgar Buildings for nearly 40 years, she keeps the practice running smoothly and is the lexicon to everything at Edgar.
Kelly has been at the practice since 2016. She started her role as Head Receptionist and went on to be Assistant Practice Manager in 2017 and has now happily taken on the position of Practice Manager since April 2018. She enjoys helping to keep Edgar Buildings running smoothly alongside Lesley and the rest of the team.