The Team

Rowcroft Dental Centre Stroud

Jolyon House

General Dental Practitioner

GDC – 68448
BDS Lond 1992

Jolyon qualified from Guy’s Dental Hospital in 1992, initially working at a practice in Swindon he moved to Stroud in 1996, working at Adelaide House Dental Surgery for Robert Oldham. In 1999 he and Robert founded Rowcroft Dental Centre, a private general dental practice offering a full range of high quality dental care.

In 2016 he became the sole owner and principal dentist of the practice. Jolyon enjoys all aspects of dentistry but has particular interests in Dental Implants and Restorative Dentistry, utilising Cad-Cam technology in the production of highly aesthetic and functional restorations.

Jolyon has been restoring and placing Implants for 20 years.
He has attended many courses and undertaken training both in the UK and across Europe in the fields of Implantology and Bone Augmentation techniques.

This ensures that he is kept up to date, in both knowledge and experience in this rapidly developing field of dentistry. He is a member of the International Team for Implantology (ITI), and has recently become involved in teaching in the subject of Bone Augmentation products and procedures.

Rowcroft Dental Centre Stroud

Robert Oldham

General Dental Practitioner

GDC – 48881
BDS Wales 1975

Robert studied at Cardiff Dental School, qualifying in 1975. He developed an interest in oral surgery whilst working full time in the Hospital Dental Service. Robert continued to work part-time in the Hospital Dental Service alongside working in a general dental practice in Cheltenham.

Robert became a Specialist in Oral Surgery in 2005. He has served as Chairman of the Local Dental Committee and Chairman of the Oral Health Advisory Group. Robert owned Adelaide Dental Surgery in Stroud before joining with Joylon House to found Rowcroft Dental Centre. He has a particular interest in the dental treatment of older people.

Dimitrios Ntanos

General Dental Practitioner

GDC – 221636
DipDS Athens 2010

Dimitrios is a General Dentist with a particular interest in Aesthetic Dentistry and Endodontics. He graduated from the Dental School of Athens in 2010, and started his career as a Military Dentist in Greece, before joining a private clinic.

In 2012 Dimitrios moved to the UK working in a Private Clinic in Newbury for a year, here he worked closely with a Maxilofacial surgeon gaining a lot of experience in this field.

For the last 5 years he has worked in a private practice in Cheltenham before joining Rowcroft in April 2019.
Dimitrios has attended many specialist courses and lectures in the UK and Europe, most recently completing a Aesthetic Dentistry Masterclass a UCL.

In 2018 Dimitrios qualified in the use of facial fillers and Botox.

When not working, Dimitrios enjoys time with his family, cooking and playing Basketball.

Lucy Li

General Dental Practitioner

GDC – 290862

BDS (Sheff) 2020

Lucy is a general dentist who graduated from the University of Sheffield in 2020 with honours and undertook her elective period treating primary school children in Danang, Vietnam.

While completing her vocational training in Cheltenham, she obtained her MFDS part 1 qualification and is currently studying to take the final exam for her MFDS with the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh. During this time, she established a community outreach programme called ‘Advice form the Tooth Fairy’ which aims to educate younger children in oral hygiene and caries in the Gloucestershire area.

Lucy enjoys all aspects of dentistry and is currently an active member of the Local Dental Committee. She is also a passionate fundraiser for Mouth Cancer Awareness Month (in conjunction with the Oral Health Foundation).

Out of work, Lucy is a keen golfer and enjoys baking at the weekends.

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Lisa Rodway

Dental Hygienist

GDC – 6481
Dip Dent Hygiene Birmingham 2004

Lisa is a Dental Hygienist graduating from Birmingham Dental Hospital in 2004. She has worked privately at a number of practices within Gloucestershire. Lisa started her career in dentistry in 1996 and joined Rowcroft in 2004. She is confident carrying out all duties within her scope of practice and is also qualified to perform tooth whitening procedures.

Lisa is a highly motivated team member having treated many patients at Rowcroft for more than 10 years. She likes nothing more than a challenge and achieves outstanding results on some of the most difficult cases of periodontal (gum) disease. Lisa is an active member of Gloucestershire Independent Hygienist group and regularly attends post graduate training courses to ensure her knowledge and skills are kept up to date.

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Rebecca Lonergan

Dental Therapist

GDC – 177190

BSc Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy Birmingham 2009

Becky graduated from Birmingham University school of dental Hygiene and Therapy in 2009, after achieving a BSc (Hons) in Anatomical Science at Cardiff University in 2005. It was here, at Rowcroft Dental Centre, that Becky began her dental career.

Becky is passionate about dental care and preventative dentistry and provides periodontal care as well as routine restorative work for patients here at Rowcroft. Her professional interests lie especially in the treatment of children and nervous patients and she strives to give patients a good dental experience with her calm, relaxing manner. Her primary aim is to help patients keep their teeth healthier for longer. The majority of Becky’s work focuses on dental hygiene treatments including tailored oral hygiene instructions to improve or maintain oral health.

At Rowcroft, we have a high number of dental implant patients who visit her regularly for maintenance of their prosthesis. Becky’s therapy work enables her to carrying out simple fillings on children and adults and where necessary, the extraction of deciduous teeth or pulp therapies. She is also qualified to carry out tooth whitening procedures, both in-chair (ZOOM!) and with home trays.

As part of her job role, Becky is focused on expanding her knowledge by maintaining her continued professional development. In her spare time, Becky likes to keep fit and has completed various fun runs as well as enjoying experimenting with her culinary skills in the kitchen.

Rowcroft Dental Centre Stroud

Natalie Francis

Dental Therapist

GDC – 258407
BSc Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy Portsmouth 2015
Qual – Cert of Higher Education in Dental Nursing Portsmouth 2010

Natalie is a Dental Therapist; within this role she is qualified to perform all Hygiene treatment in addition to carrying out fillings and any treatments on children’s baby teeth. She graduated from University of Portsmouth Dental Academy in 2015 with Honours, and was awarded the Dame Margaret Seward Award for ‘Dental Hygiene and Therapy Student of the Year’.

Following her graduation, she has carried out further training including Maintenance of Dental Implants and further education in the management of Gum Disease and Tooth Whitening. Natalie is a keen baker and volunteers as a Dementia friend. She is also currently learning British Sign Language on-line.

Elizabeth Boakes

Dental Hygienist

GDC – 6131
Diploma in Dental Hygiene
Cardiff 2002

Liz began her Dental career as a Dental Nurse, gaining experience in the NHS, private, community and hospital sectors.  Since qualifying as a Dental Hygienist in 2002 Liz has focused on working in General Practice, which allows her to provide a greater continuity of care, and the ability to build a good rapport with many of a practice’s long-standing patients.

Liz aims to provide her care in an enthusiastic, friendly, and positive manner.  With her help patients can improve not only their Oral Health but General Health too, something that brings great job satisfaction to Liz, and the team.

To keep up to date with her continued professional development Liz is a keen member of the Gloucestershire Independent Hygienist study group.

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Kirsty Marriott

Practice Manager

Kirsty is our Practice Manager, having joined the Rowcroft Dental team over 10 years ago. She qualified as a Dental nurse in 2009 and since then, has undertaken various post graduation courses including, Radiography, Oral health education and more recently Practice Management. She has also had involvement with helping the NEBDN Dental Nurse examinations and has trained as a NEBDN Dental Nurse Examiner.

Kirsty has always been very passionate about dentistry and enjoys managing her friendly team. She maintains her dental registration with the GDC and continues to further her dental knowledge with continual professional development.