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Dr Manju Kumar BDS MFGDP(UK)

Manju Kumar


GDC Registration Number: 68037

Principal Dentist/Owner

Manju joined Stratford Dental as a partner in 2010 and now is the Practice Principal and owner. Since graduating from Newcastle University in 1992, Manju has enjoyed a very successful career in general dental practice. She has also gained great surgical skills through a part time position she held in the Oral Surgery Department at Birmingham Dental Hospital. In 2003 Manju was awarded her MFGDP by the Royal College of Surgeons in London and was then accredited as a Vocational Trainer in General Practice. She has undergone postgraduate training in advanced restorative dentistry and enjoys all aspects of dental care. Manju lives locally with her husband and two sons.

Dr Simon O'Neill BDS

Simon O'Neill


GDC Registration Number: 61409

Associate Dentist

Simon has been with the practice since he moved to the area in 1999. He has worked alongside Mike Stacey, the Appletons and now Manju and Marie providing mercury free private treatment. He has 20 years experience with fillings for both front and back teeth and more than 10 years experience of Cerec restorations. (1 visit ceramic crowns and inlays) All restorations are colour matched. He has a keen interest in cosmetic treatment from tooth whitening, to veneers, crowns and bridges, to improve his patient's smiles. He is also enjoying replacing lost teeth with implant retained crowns and bridges in conjunction with our implant consultant. Over the years Simon has built up a core of loyal patients and has enjoyed a good working relationship with the RSC, treating many of the actors when they are in town, but is always happy to take on new patients. Outside of work Simon coaches a local under 11's football team, and follows Manchester City whenever he can. He is also a keen golfer (summer months only) and spends any remaining free time dog walking with his family.

Dr Marie Sullivan

Marie Sullivan

BChd Leeds 2001

GDC Registration Number: 79445

Associate Dentist

Marie graduated from Leeds University in 2001. She enjoys all aspects of dentistry and chose to follow a career in general dental practice. Marie has recently joined the Stratford Dental team and brings with her over 10 years experience in private dental practice. Marie is passionate about giving her patients the best dental care helping to put them at ease with her relaxed, friendly manner. Further training includes certificate in General Practice from Eastmans University College London, Bioclear (a new method for placing white fillings) and Facial Aesthetics. Outside of work Marie enjoys long walks with her dogs and spending time with family and friends.

Mrs Judith Stocker

Judith Stocker


Consultant Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon

Mrs Judith Stocker studied dentistry at the University of Bristol (BDS 1991), and commenced her training in oral and maxillofacial surgery in 1992, undertaking her medical degree at the University of Leeds (MBChB 1998). She gained FRCS in 2001, and went on to complete her specialist training in the north east of England, gaining her CCT in oral and maxillofacial surgery in 2006. She was appointed consultant in oral and maxillofacial surgery at University Hospital Coventry in 2006, and also provides maxillofacial services to Warwick Hospital. Mrs Stocker is a member of the British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (BAOMS), the European Association of Craniomaxillofacial Surgery (EACMFS), and the Association of Facial Plastic Surgeons (AFPS). She sees patients for a broad range of head and neck conditions, including:

Oral medicine
Minor oral surgery and dentoalveolar surgery including removal of wisdom teeth
Implantology including pre prosthetic surgery, sinus lifts and bone grafting
Facial pain
The management of TMJ disorders
Salivary gland disorders

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Miss Jennifer Jalili

Jennifer Jalili


GDC Registration Number: 154768

Specialist Restorative Dentist

Jennifer was awarded an Honours degree in Biology in 2003 and subsequently qualified as a Dental Surgeon from the University of London in 2008. Part of her undergraduate degree was spent at the world renowned Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden.

Her postgraduate training experience comprised of formal vocational training and a further year in practice as an associate in East Sussex. This was followed by Senior House Officer posts in Restorative Dentistry at Bristol Dental Hospital and Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge, before entering into specialist training as a Specialty Registrar in Restorative dentistry at Glenfield Hospital in Leicester and at Charles Clifford Dental Hospital in Sheffield.

Jennifer passed her Intercollegiate Specialty Fellowship Exam in Restorative Dentistry of the Royal College of Surgeons in 2017 and is currently undertaking a part-time PhD on a periodontology topic of gingival overgrowth at the University of Sheffield. She is trained in the fields of periodontics, endodontics, prosthodontics and implant rehabilitation.

Dr Simon Clarke

Simon Clarke

BDS (Birmingham 2001) MFGDP RCS (UK 2004)

GDC Registration Number: 79891

Orthodontic Dentist

As a student Simon developed an interest in orthodontics and was selected by one of his lecturers to work in his specialist orthodontic practice on qualification. Simon has combined working in general dental and specialist orthodontic practices for the last 13 years. He has completed over 2000 cases using fixed braces, removable braces, Inman aligners and clear positioners. Simon joined the practice in 2014 allowing us to provide adult orthodontic treatment in house, he has proven to be very popular and we look forward to continue working with him .

Mr Matthew Perkins, Specialist Periodontist and Implant Surgeon

Matthew Perkins

MFD RCS Irel 2005 BDS Lond 2002

GDC Registration Number: 81247

Implant Surgeon and Specialist Periodontist

Matt qualified from Guys, Kings and St Thomas' dental institute in 2002 where he won the prestigious Emslie prize in periodontology, he then went on to work in general dentistry as a vocational practitioner on the NHS whilst continuing his interest in periodontology. He then furthered his surgical skills and experience with the Royal Flying Doctor Service in Australia. He brings his wealth of experience with him to the team at Stratford for implant surgery. In his spare time he likes to go to Bootcamp and when he isn't doing that he is visiting his partner in Newcastle and spending time with his daughter.

Matt places implants here at Stratford Dental and for referrals for specialist periodontal treatment, he sees patients at his practice Modus Dental in Tile Hill


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