Meet The Team

Our Award Winning Interactive Team of
Highly skilled Dentists, Technicians, Therapists  & Patient Goal Managers

Our clinicians, technicians, managers and nursing staff adhere to the strict working guidelines of The General Dental Council.

Below is insight into their qualifications and motivations, which are key factors in patient care and why they are the team to trust and feel great about investing in.

Mr Tim May

Head Clinician and Dental Surgeon
GDC Number: 50569

Special Interest Periodontics
Special Interest Endodontics
Special interest in Implants and Restorative work including dentures

Mr May qualified at Guys Hospital London where he excelled, and since he has had varied experience in all forms of General Dentistry and consistent rigorous training.

Periodontics and Endodontics, which is gum and root work have been the major successes in Mr May’s career, which leads well into his acclaimed expertise in implants and complex cosmetic cases. He accepts referrals from dentists, and adds valuable insight.

Known locally as the ‘Hero Dentist’ for many cases of turning nervous patients into happy patients.

For a calm, thorough and kind approach call Mr May.

‘”After many years of working with Cerec an onsite laboratory is the only way for my patients” – Mr Tim May

Dr Vasile Pana

Restorative and Cosmetic Dentist with special interest in Occlusion Design
GDC Number: 175687

Occlusal Design (Only 5% of Dental Practices acknowledge and work with techniques for solutions for headaches, TMJ dysfunction, Bruxism, teeth grinding both day and night, jaw clenching)
Advanced Restorative Dentistry
Advanced Implant Dentistry
Advanced Aesthetic Dentistry
Surgical Endodontic (Root Canal Treatment)

Dr Pana qualified from DMD Tirgu, Mures in 1996 and since has successfully completed many cosmetic restorations and more than 500 full mouth rehabilitations. He has developed a special interest in occlusion issues which for a patient manifest with headaches, jaw clenching, grinding which also result in failing dentition.

Dr Pana understands the enhanced and long term benefits to smile design of occlusal design and structure and this has tremendous results for the patient outcomes. He accepts referrals from Dentists and adds valuable insights with one on one dentist training

“The Beauty of Music – It’s easy to play any musical instrument: all you have to do is touch the right key at the right time and the instrument will play itself” – Johann Sebastian Bach

“The Beauty of Dentistry – By analogy, I believe that perfected tooth contact in a way masticatory muscles would like to function, makes someone smile to be proud of” – V. Pana

Dr Bita Craig

Dental Surgeon
GDC Number: 72997

Master Implantologist
Advanced Restorative Dentistry
Advanced Aesthetic Dentistry
Lead Cosmetic Dentist
Trainer for Newly Qualified Dentists

Dr Craig graduated at Goteburg University, Sweden in 1997. She has provided many implants, across the globe in particular Dubai and the UK and has many successful restorative cases where patients have required advanced treatments.

Improved appearance and creating a perfect smile is something Dr Craig is passionate about and she understands
patient care and fulfilling their dental requirements whilst being fully medically aware is exactly how a quality Dentist should be.

Bianca O’Loughlin ‘Bee’

Hygiene Therapist
GDC Number: 207075

Bee graduated and was awarded the Dental Therapist of her year. Bee has completed an exceptionally high number of training courses, which means she is forever learning and teaching oral health.

Bee joined on 1st August 2017 and already has a string of excellent reviews, her thorough and gentle approach to patients and their treatment, means she is excellent at creating a feeling of ease and always has new tips on oral hygiene. As a hygiene therapist she is qualified to scale and polish, stain and decay removal, cure mouth related breath issues, fit perfectly matching fillings and enhance your smile.

“I love the team approach at this practice” – Bee O’Loughlin

Dr Carelyn Gore

Dental Surgeon
GDC Number: 211274

Smile Make Over Dentistry & Facial Cosmetics
Special Interest Sedation

Dr Carelyn Gore, Bsc BDS(Kings)MSc (Lond). Has a history in successful smile makeovers  especially in veneer work on teeth. Further adding to miraculous outcomes.  Dr Gore is qualified in facial enhancements using Botox and filler treatments. She comes highly recommended and is very enthusiastic and willing to help with all your dental queries for short term orthodontic solutions.

Carelyn takes care of all our sedation requirements when Patients like to be completely rested or unaware of treatment

“Carelyn’s dedicated care towards the patients is utterly outstanding'” – TJ Nicolas

Joanne Reynolds

CQC Registered Practice Manager
Registered Dental Nurse
GDC Number: 143746

Jo has an integrated approach to managing, enjoys an immaculate working environment, is super organised and putspatients needs first. Dental Nurse of 24 years, Jo has grasped the challenges of her role as Registered Practice Manager extremely well, and is a real asset to the Implant & Ceramic Dental Studios, she is constantly striving to reach above and beyond the core objectives of patient journey enhancement, working to best practice and creating a seamless flow between the dental practice and the technician’s in the laboratory in line with Dental regulations.

Jo works with absolute integrity, adheres to every aspect of the strict guidelines of GDC and enjoys building great
relationships with our patients

Izabela Handzilk

Apprentice Dental Nurse and Laboratory Liaison

Izabela joined in September 2017 and is training at The Practice in conjunction with Birmingham Metropolitan College. She enjoys all aspects of her training and is happy to help where necessary


Tearlach James Nicolas

NHD Dent Tech RSA
Master Technician, Owner
GDC Number: 108210

TJ has over 30 years of valuable experience in creating new teeth and training dentists, he is an artist of the finite details and is also fully embracing and seriously investing in the digital and scientific technology.

TJ Invests in quality and creates quality in prosthetics, ceramics, metal, plaster and using high tech, using traditional and digital solutions.

As the only Vita Master Technician in the UK, TJ receives the most innovative products, training and resources coming in from Europe. With Panadent and his own skills he has trained over 300 people.

UK dentists often refer Patients from across the UK because of our expertise, attention to detail and our colour matching capabilities. TJ is fluent in English, African and semi fluent in Dutch.

“My aim is to give patients a true choice and explanation of all options with the minimal treatment and best outcomes” – TJ Nicolas

Daria Wrobel

Head Ceramicist and CAD Designer and Dental Technician, Laboratory Manager
GDC Number: 201495

Daria is a dynamic team member, since beginning her training by TJ, our Master Technician, in 2007, she is exceptionally creative and works with absolute precision. She is also a diligent manager, she ensures the laboratory is ran to time deadlines for our dentists and we are continually researching new and available products of high quality for the best value to ensure as technology moves on our dentists are completely up to date.

During her training here, she has risen to become Head Ceramicist and CAD Designer and is a valued member of the training team. Daria is fluent in English & Polish

Silke Eden

Chief CAD Designer and Acting Laboratory Manager
GDC Number: 256491

Silke has been an integral part of the team since 2010. Now following much training she is an expert in creating teeth for well-known organisations. Silke takes so much pride in her work. She loves CAD Design and is particularly organised. The new teeth she creates are literally works of art, Silke is a hobby artist, she loves to create.

Silke is fluent in English and German.


Gill Kirkham

Business Managing Consultant

Gill has a passion for the implementation of positive change and consistently finding new ways to do so. The goal is always about enhancing the patient journey, she does this whilst thoroughly supporting the team and developing The Implant & Ceramic Dental Studios as a business


Patient Liaison Manager

Lynda has a magic touch with our patients and can ensure that treatment coordination and planning runs seamlessly. Lynda’s empathy and kindness shines through with any patients that maybe feeling slightly anxious.  Lynda is always ready to help with discussing options and concerns an absolute asset to The Implant and Ceramic Dental Studios.