Team

Tom FraserBDS L.POOL , GDC 77918Dentist

Tom is a skilled and experienced dentist who has worked within the NHS and Private Practice. After graduating in the year 2000 from the University of Liverpool, he spent time working in a large NHS practice in Kings Heath before joining his father in the family practice.

Tom also spent 6 years working at Evesham Dental Health before dedicating all of his time to the practice in Edgbaston on the retirement of his father.

Tom is a caring practitioner who enthusiastically participates in postgraduate professional development to further his knowledge for the benefit of his patients.

Since taking over Fraser Dental, Tom has followed in the footsteps of his father to continue to provide high quality, gentle, relaxed and professional dental care. Tom is always happy to help patients overcome dental fears and enjoy pain free dentistry.

As well as day to day dentistry Tom specialises in cosmetic smile makeovers, root canal procedures, Invisalign clear braces and Dental Implants.

Tom is an Invisalign certified Dentist and has completed the renowned implant training pathway in Sheffield at Charles Clifford Dental Hospital. This implant training enables him to provide dental implant treatments knowing he has received the best possible training which is recognised by the General Dental Council.

Mr George MitchellB.D.S. GDC 50440Dentist

George qualified in 1976 from Birmingham University Dental School. He has worked in several dental practices and took over his father’s practice in Edgbaston in 1984.

George also worked at West Heath Hospital for eighteen years treating geriatric patients.

In 2014 George merged his practice with Fraser Dental. He enjoys being part of Tom Fraser’s team.

George is married with two grown up sons and is a keen golfer.

Rhoda FraserBA (Hons)
Practice Manager

After working for over 10 years in recruitment Rhoda joined Fraser Dental to support the whole team as the Practice Manager.

Rhoda has a degree in Business Studies and so uses her knowledge from that to ensure the Practice runs as efficiently and smoothly as possible.

Rhoda and Tom have been married since 2007 and have 2 children; Elsie and Harry and 2 dogs Bollie and Buriser.

Hygienists

Kelly SkinnerRDH (UK) GDC 5395

Kelly qualified as a Dental Hygienist from Birmingham Dental School in 1998 where she gained a number of awards including the Oral B prize for the highest marks achieved in the final exams. Some years later she studied Dental Therapy, qualifying from Liverpool with distinction in 2006.

During the course of Kelly’s career she has gained valuable experience working in general practice, specialist periodontal and implant clinics and at the periodontal department of the Birmingham Dental Hospital. Kelly enjoys the teamwork with patients whereby she’s strives for mutual aims – to improve and maintain oral health. As an active member of the dental team she aims to educate, motivate and support her patients on their journey towards a healthier, happier smile.

On a personal level Kelly is a busy mum to her 3 year old son and enjoys training for and participating in half marathons which she run’s for charity.

Chelsea Layton

Chelsea qualified as a Dental Hygiene and Therapist from Birmingham University in 2013. She likes to focus on the preventative side of dentistry working as a hygienist to educate patients in the best way to avoid dental decay and gum disease through diet and good oral health.

Chelsea enjoys working with patients giving practical and personalised advice to overcome any issues with their cleaning in order to achieve healthier and happier mouths.

In the future she aims to work towards treating nervous patients by studying hypnosis, acupuncture behaviour and sedation techniques.

Chelsea has a very busy personal life, planning her wedding, showing her Pomeranian dog Titan across the UK and breeding and showing Maine Coon cats with her mum across Europe. She also enjoys reading, spending time with friends and family, walking, cooking and travelling.

Nurses & support staff

Michele SamuelsRDN (UK) GDC 159800

Michele is Fraser Dental’s Patient Coordinator. Based mainly on reception she is the first point of contact for all appointments, treatment plans and general queries.

Michele has been a member of the team since 2006, she qualified as a Dental Nurse in 2000 and is registered with the GDC. Michelle has over 15 years’ experience in all fields of dentistry, her favourite areas being cosmetic dentistry including Invisalign and Implantology.

Michelle is married with a daughter and enjoys experimental cooking to create healthy recipes, reading apocalyptic and fantasy novels, music and is a keen walker.

Jenny HarrisRDN (UK) GDC: 117387

Since studying dental nursing at Birmingham Dental Hospital and gaining the National Certificate in 1985 Jenny has continued her career in both NHS and Private Dentistry.

She has gained further qualifications in Dental Radiography, Oral Health Education and Business Management.

Jenny has been a valued member of the Fraser Dental Team since 1983 and supports the team in a variety of roles.

Jenny is married with three grown-up children and a grandson. She enjoys animals, traveling, socialising with friends and fine dining.

Gemma ShannonRDN (UK) GDC 216548

Gemma started dental nursing in August 2009, completing her two years training at Birmingham Dental Hospital. Gemma has been working in general dental practice since August 2011. She has successfully achieved Level 3 NVQ in oral health care. Level 4 professional development and an award in dental radiography.

Gemma enjoys socialising with friends and family, eating out and travelling abroad.

Gemma is also a keen fundraiser for Cancer Research UK and has participated in many Race for Life events.

Mrs Sue PoursainRDN (UK) GDC 131982

Sue started dental nursing in 1980 and qualified at Birmingham Dental Hospital with the national certificate (N.E.B.D.N.)

Sue has worked with Mr George Mitchell for twenty years. She also took time out for two years to take a management role at a G.P. practice, but found she was missing dentistry!

Sue is married with two grown up children. She enjoys spending time with her grandchildren, socialising, shopping and walking the dog.