Dental Surgery Alumni

Find out what our undergraduate alumni thought of their time studying and living in Birmingham:

Dr Barry Cockcroft CBE, BDS, 1973 | Non-executive Director at MyDentist

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Barry Cockcroft graduated from Birmingham Dental School in 1973 having started his training in 1969. In his final year he won the Charles Green Prize for minor oral surgery and anaesthesia.

James Murphy, BDS Dental Surgery, 2012 | Dentist

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James is currently working as a Dentist in Glasgow. James says that the teaching he experienced during his time at Birmingham shaped him into the professional he is today.

Dr Janet Clarke MBE, BDS 1981 | Deputy Chief Dental Officer

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Janet arrived as a dentistry undergraduate in Birmingham after studying the first year of the course at Bristol.

Julia Hallam-Seagrave, BDS, 2000 | Specialist in Special Care Dentistry and Dental Clinical Lead for Cambridgeshire Community Dental Service

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In 2006 Julia was appointed as a Senior Dental Officer for Peterborough Community Dental Service. In 2008 she became Cambridgeshire Clinical Lead with responsibility for 17 dentists and in 2011 she was included on the GDC Specialist List for Special Care Dentistry. Julia has also been a vocational dental practitioner trainer since 2009.

Katrine Kojouri, BDS 2014 | Associate Dentist

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Katrine currently works as a dental associate at a practice in Bromsgrove and has also completed Dental Core training at Birminghams Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

Devan Raindi, Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) 2014 | Dentist

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Divan currently works in two general practices is Birmingham, carrying out a mix of NHS and private dentistry.

Robert Mew, BDS, 2011 | Associate Dentist

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Robert is working in a large NHS / private dental practice in Exmouth, East Devon overlooking a beautiful beach. He has remained working at the practice as an Associate Dentist since completing his foundation training.

Roopinder Deu, BDS 2014 | General Dental Practitioner

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Roopinder provides all aspects of General Dentistry to her patients. This ranges from a basic examination to routine fillings, crown and bridge work to extractions and fighting gum disease.

Zehra Yonel, BDS, 2001 | Restorative Senior House Officer

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Zehra is currently working within the Restorative dentistry department of the Eastman Dental Hospital as a restorative SHO. Her role includes general restorative duties, participation in consultant new patient clinics, working within the Oncology multi-disciplinary team and working within the Hypodontia multi-disciplinary team.