James Dodd selected for Team GBCongratulations and good luck to dentist James who has been selected for the Team GB triathlon team and will be racing for our country in June 2017. He’s competing at the Half iron-distance in the European championships in Denmark.
Dr Mark Ide publishes new medical research papers
Our respected specialist periodontist and prosthodontist, Mark, continues to undertake medical research. He has recently been part of a research team which found a link between gum disease and Alzheimer’s.
Mark has also conducted research into musculoskeletal neck and back pain in dental undergraduates. The conclusions were that musculoskeletal pain is a problem for dental students.
James and Meg get married
Congratulations to dentist James Dodd who got married to Meg this summer.
Investors in People awards evening
We were delighted to be shortlisted for the IIP leadership and management award 2016. The awards evening was held on 29th June at venue Old Billingsgate Market. Here is the team about to go into the event.
In the photo from the left are dentists Chris and Sarah; then Alison, Emma and Yvonne; nurse Ann; manager Natalie and owner Heather Williams.
It was a fabulous evening and the champagne flowed!
wear a hat to work day - in aid of Brain Tumour Research
In March we had a ‘wear a hat to work day’ in aid of Brain Cancer Trust which is a charity that we are supporting this year. Our aim is to raise £1000 and we are pleased to say that we are well on our way to reaching this total - even if we do look a bit crazy at times!
congratulations to our beautiful bride and groom
Everyone at H Williams and Associates sends our best wishes for two patients of ours who were married recently in Bristol. They both look so happy and we were pleased to be able to ensure that their teeth looked gleaming white in the photos too!
The second photo shows a picture of the bride and her cousin, who is also a patient of ours as well. Don’t their teeth look wonderful!
If you would like to have teeth whitening then our Aesthetic Practitioner offers a special wedding day package.
Investors in People Gold award
We are delighted to announce that we have been awarded the prestigious Investors In People Gold award. The fact that we have achieved this outstanding award shows that we are 100% committed to people. This prestigious accreditation is recognised across the world as a mark of excellence. In order to achieve Investors in People Gold Standard we had to go through a rigorous and objective assessment to determine performance. We believe that people are at the heart of our vision and they'll use their talents to achieve it.
Maneh has her baby
We are delighted to be able to tell you that our orthodontist, Maneh Bains, had a baby boy, named Dylan, on 18th January weighing 7lb.
James Dodd celebrates the birth of his first baby
We are pleased to announce the safe delivery of the first child of our dentist James Dodd - seen here with baby Pippa. Mother and baby are also both doing well.
Dr Ahmed El-Angbawi joins the orthodontic team
We have expanded our orthodontic team with Dr Ahmed El-Angbawi joining H Williams and Associates. He is highly skilled in orthodontic techniques and has published many research papers into different aspects of straightening crooked teeth and creating that perfect smile. For more information of Ahmed see our dental team page.
orthodontic appointments now available on Saturdays
With the expansion of our orthodontic team the practice is now able to offer Saturday mornings for orthodontic appointments. That means that your child does not need to miss any school by having an appointment during the week day and if you work full time you don't need to take any time off.
Dr Sarah and Dr Mark Ide - finalists at Aesthetic Dentistry awards
Sarah and Mark have created many beautiful smiles since they joined the practice in Petts Wood, Orpington and this was recognised at the Aesthetic Dentistry Awards 2015. This is the UK's most prestigious award ceremony where dentists are acknowledged for the aesthetic, orthodontic and restorative excellence behind those sparkling smiles.
Sarah and Mark were finalists in the Interdisciplinary Team Case – Restorative Award which required them to demonstrate excellence across a number of different disciplines including implants. For this award Sarah and Mark delivered a complex treatment plan to correct a multitude of problems. Each stage of the treatment was filmed and incorporated into an overall presentation.
Sarah is a member of the British Society of Restorative Dentistry and has recently achieved her masters degree with merit in aesthetic dentistry on the highly regarded programme at King's College London.
Mark is a specialist in periodontics, prosthodontics and restorative dentistry. As well as working at the practice he is a consultant in restorative dentistry at Guy's Hospital and has published over 30 research papers.
Practice owner, Heather Williams, says, ‘ I am absolutely thrilled that Sarah and Mark have been recognised for their dental excellence. This is the first time that the practice has entered for these awards. It is a national award and very competitive’.
The award ceremony was held on the 20 March 2015 at the InterContinental London Park Lane hotel.
Patient wins Kindle Touch
One of our lucky patients won a Kindle Touch in our prize draw having recommended our practice to a relative, neighbour or friend. Thanks go out to all our patients who made recommendations.
Skin care with Christelle
Many of you have seen Christelle for your hygiene visit and some of you may now wish to see her as a skin care advisor too. As well as offering patients treatments that increase the health of gums, oral mucosa and general health, Christelle is also qualified to help you achieve a healthy, firmer and younger looking face. Christelle is very happy to see patients for a free consultation to discuss their skin types and the procedures she can offer in-cluding Botox. Call the practice or email us to book an appointment.
James Dodd completes Ironman UK
Well done to James Dodd on completing the 'IRONMAN UK' [a full distance triathlon covering a 2.4 mile lake swim, 112 mile bike with 6000 feet of climbs and finishing off with a full marathon]. He has been building up to this for 3 years and on the 4th August all his hard work paid off. He finished in a very respectable time of 12hrs 1 min 30 seconds, with a strong sub 4 hour marathon finish in the top quarter of a 1400 strong field.