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Meet Our Experienced Team

When you visit the Dentist you want to know that the people caring for you are qualified, highly experienced and have your best interests at heart. At Hopvine House Dental Practice we have been caring for the oral health of our patients for many years and invest heavily in our modern practice whilst upholding the highest level of care for you.

Our highly qualified practitioners and staff work closely together as a team, to treat you competently, thoroughly and with the traditional values of consideration and care.

Before you even sit in the dental chair you will be given the opportunity to discuss your dental problems.   In this way we can understand any concerns that you may have. Every patient is individual and will be treated with respect and dignity.

Careful and individual treatment plans are designed and estimated fees provided so that you are confident that we have addressed all your issues.




Eduardo Antunes  DFN – GDC 102286 

Eduardo graduated in Brazil in 1995 where he worked for seven years at the restorative dentistry department in an Army Hospital Dental Clinic. He also had a partnership in a private practice and contributed as lecturer at the Federal University of Pernambuco for 2 years.

Leaving Brazil in 2003 Eduardo moved to Portugal and worked as dentist in private dental practices in central Lisbon for 3 years.

Moving to England in 2006 he initially worked in Warrington for 2 years before moving to Cambridge where he has been settled and working as a general dental practitioner for the last 12 years.

Working all these years in dentistry gave Eduardo the confidence needed to deliver contemporary dentistry. He considers himself a committed dentist and patients normally comment how gentle and friendly he is.

Away from work Eduardo enjoys gardening, bike ridings, baking, travelling and spending time with his family and friends.


Douglas Williamson – GDC  229986 

BDS University of Manchester 2012

Douglas qualified from University of Manchester in 2012 and then attended the University of Kent until 2013.  Douglas has a great interest within minor periodontal surgery including crown lengthening and pocket reduction surgery.

Douglas is also a certified Invisalign provider.


Andrew McCarthy – GDC 77880 

BDS Newcastle University 2000

Andrew graduated from Newcastle Dental School in 2000.  Andrew has been offering private dental services in London for over 15 years and joined Hopvine House practice in 2019.

As an Invisalign provider, Andrew is very experienced with this system having held platinum elite status with Invisalign, he also has experience of other orthodontic products including Six Month Smiles and Inman Aligners.

Andrew also has an interest in obstructive sleep apnoea.


Aiswarya Ajith (Ash) – GDC 265325

We are delighted to welcome back Ash (Dr Ajith) who joined us in January 2020 prior to the pandemic.

Ash qualified from the University of Birmingham in 2016 having won awards for her restorative and oral surgery skills. She further refined her surgical skills as a DCT in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

After qualifying she immediately completed her postgraduate examination with the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and obtained her MFDS in 2018.

She enjoys all aspects of dentistry with a particular interest in biomimetic dentistry and oral surgery. Being a member of the Chicago Dental Association and attending conferences in the UK and US, she brings an international approach to dentistry.

Ash is excited to be back at Hopvine House and looks forward to enhancing your natural smile.



Practice Manager & Dental Nurse – Esther McIntyre – GDC  252821   

Esther’s main responsibilities are ensuring the practice runs smoothly which includes ensuring full compliance, overseeing the procedures and systems within the practice.  Esther is also a fully qualified experienced nurse who will assist chair side when required.




Clare Archer
(GDC 124728)
Lucy Greatwood
(GDC 271589
Lauren Dockerill
(GDC 222200)
 Katie Broadbent
(GDC 241223)
  Leanne Goad
(GDC 185064)
Christina King
(GDC 208715)
Chloe Clasby
(Trainee Nurse)



All our nurses are qualified, and several of them have undertaken training in expanded duties. These additional courses enable nurses to carry out additional procedures such as taking impressions, removing sutures, advising and supervising dental whitening techniques, taking x rays etc.



Jacqui Cattle

Jacqui is our front of house Receptionist.  If Jacqui is not available you will be greeted by one of our nurses.

All of the team will  answer the phone to you, ‘with a smile in their voice’! They also remind you by phone, text and e-mail of your appointments and have an active recall/maintenance system in place. They also manage interactions between the practice and our various laboratories.

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