Meet the Team

Dr Chris Lupin

Dr. Christine Lupin BDS LDSRCS

GDC Registration 47324

Practice Owner & Principal

Christine took ownership of the practice in 1986 and has established a core of loyal patients which she regards as an extended family.

Christine is a passionate gardener, keen theatre goer, enthusiastic worldwide traveller and loves spending as much time as possible with her family.

Dr. Richard Linton

Dr. Richard Linton LDSRCS

GDC Registration 67599


Richard joined the Practice in 2001. He is currently pursuing his interest in implantology having already gained certificates in Surgical & Prosphetic Principles of Implants, Guided Bone Regeneration Techniques, Sinus Lift Techniques  and Ridge Split Techniques,

Richard is a keen golfer, accomplished drummer and loves spending time with his family and grandchildren.

Dr. Shrikant Kulkarni, BDS MSc

GDC Registration 203677


Shrikant enjoys all aspects of dentistry; he loves getting to know his patients and seeing them grow in confidence with having dental treatment. He believes in prevention, and strives to educate and empower his patients about their oral health. He provides a range of treatments, including aesthetic restorations, straightening teeth with Invisalign, teeth whitening and the sleep clenching inhibitor for grinding (which can help with headaches and migraines).

Shrikant has special interests in dental implants and has attended many courses in the UK and internationally. He is also a member of the ITI (International Team of oral Implantology – Switzerland).

Outside of work, Shrikant loves to spend time with his family and describes himself as a keen football fan!


Glenys Hawkins

Practice Manager, Receptionist

On leaving school Glenys joined the Practice working as a dental nurse. After a break to raise her family, she returned in 1981 as the practice receptionist.

When not at work, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, and tending her garden.


Vanessa Anderson

GDC Registration 121944

Dental Nurse

Vanessa started working at the Practice in 1985 as a dental nurse on a YTS scheme. After a short career break, she resumed working in 2008.

Outside of work Vanessa enjoys gardening and spending time with family and friends.


Lisa Derry

GDC Registration 168695

Dental Nurse

Lisa joined the Practice in 1986 where, apart from a short move from the area and having her children, she has worked for 33 years.

Lisa loves what time she has with her children, socializing with friends and a new found interest in gardening.


Jane Hammond

GDC Registration 121271

Dental Nurse

Jane started at the Practice in 1984 as a dental nurse on a YTS scheme. She had a break from 1989 to 2000 to raise her family before her return.

Jane helps at the Faversham Gym Club and likes spending time with family and grandchildren.


Helen Hooper

GDC Registration 121262

Dental Nurse

Helen became a dental nurse on leaving school. She had a short career  in the R.A.F. before returning to dental nursing. She joined the Practice in 2004.

Helen enjoys dressmaking and spending time with family and friends.


Hayley Talbot

GDC Registration 156929

Dental Nurse

Hayley started at the Practice 20 years ago. She left the team in 2005 to start a family before rejoining in 2008.

Hayley enjoys cooking, listening to music, reading and time spent with her family.

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