Bespoke Dental Solutions
Dovetail is a private practice offering an advanced combination of clinical, surgical and cosmetic skills to give you the smile of your dreams. We know just how important your smile is and we will work with you to develop a bespoke solution that is specifically tailored to what you want to achieve. We understand that many people are nervous or uncertain about dental treatments so we offer the highest standards of customer care before, during and after your treatment. You will have a dedicated team caring for you and reassuring you every step of the way.
Dr Rob Wain, Clinical Director BDS MSc (Aesthetic and Restorative Dentistry) GDC 63325
Dr Rob Wain graduated from Newcastle University School of Dentistry in 1988 and went immediately into General Practice in Whitley Bay. In 1992 he moved to 137 The Dental Practice in Gosforth becoming Practice Principal and providing implant and advanced restorative care for patients from Yorkshire to the Borders and across to Cumbria.
A drive for advanced training led to Rob attending some of the world’s most prestigious training events in the UK, Europe and the USA.
David Vivian BDS, Dental Surgeon GDC 63294
Rob and David first met as undergraduates at the Newcastle University Dental School in 1982, from where David Vivian qualified as a dental surgeon in 1988.
On qualification David returned to his native East Yorkshire to join a forward looking practice in Hull. Accepting a partnership in 1990, David helped make Newell, Pinder and Vivian one of Yorkshire’s most prestigious practices. The practice has now joined the James Hull Group. David continues to work part-time at the practice where he provides implant services as he does at practices in Cottingham, and Scarborough.
Kelly Taylor, Dovetail Care Co-ordinator GDC 131434
Kelly is from Dunston and began her dental career in 1992. She started working with Rob Wain in 1999 and they have worked together as a team ever since. Over the last decade, Kelly has gained huge experience in advanced, close support restorative and implant dentistry.
Her role at Dovetail is not only to provide chair side assistance, oversee nursing and laboratory control standards but also as Dovetail Care Co-ordinator to liaise with clients, offering support and guidance throughout their treatments.
Rachel Dodds, Dovetail Care Co-ordinator GDC 142731
Rachel is a people person who excels at putting people at their ease. She brings 16 years of dental experience to Dovetail, the last 12 in implant dentistry.
Rachel combines her role as a Dovetail Care Co-ordinator with cross infection control management, ensuring the absolute cleanliness of all our equipment. Rachel also manages our education and training programmes.
Leigh Cummings, Dovetail Care Co-ordinator GDC 133430
Leigh’s career in dentistry spans over 18 years. She was awarded the National Certificate in Dental Nursing in 2007 and went on to obtain her post qualification in Dental Radiography in 2010. Over the last 18 years Leigh has gained a wide range of experience in many aspects of dentistry including Orthodontics, Implant dentistry and Surgical Nursing.
At Dovetail Leigh specialises in the patient’s journey and experience. Ensuring Dovetail is a warm and inviting place for our patients to be, as well as her Dovetail care co-ordinator role.
Dovetail was established in 2009 with £500,000 state of the art facilities designed to provide you the patient with a relaxing, ‘non-dental’ environment.
The clinic features an art gallery in the waiting room to help you relax, each consultation room has a different décor ranging from the panoramic digital wallpaper ‘North Pennines’ room to the golden proportion themed ‘Floating Shapes’ room.
We have gold standard cross infection facilities, superb laboratory services as well as the facility to provide sedation to patients on-site. Patients who choose to be sedated for treatment can recover comfortably in our sedation recovery room.