Meet the team at Hob Hey Dental & Implant Clinic

Everyone at our practice is committed to providing you with the very best in dental healthcare. Our dental team bring a wealth of experience to the practice and have individually obtained high standards of professional qualification.

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      Dr John Fleming

      Principle Dentist
      BDS 1997 MJDF RCS Eng 2008
      GDC No. 73585

      John graduated from Manchester University in 1997 and joined Hob Hey Dental Centre in 1998.

      Having been at the practice for such a long time he has got to know patients very well. John feels it is vital that patients are educated correctly how to care for their teeth and provides up to date evidence based preventative advice. He enjoys diagnosing and treating dental pain and cosmetic dentistry and is confident in providing crowns, bridges, veneers and tooth whitening. John can also straighten teeth using the INVISALIGN clear aligner orthodontic system.

      John is a keen learner and frequently attends courses for continuing professional development. He works Monday to Friday and provides a late evening session on a Wednesday evening.

      John is married to Vicky and has three boys, Jake, Leo and Albie, and has a dog called Benji. If he has any spare time, he enjoys travelling in his camper van, walking the dog and skiing; he has also recently completed the Jersey Marathon in under 4 hours. In his spare time he plays bass guitar, acoustic guitar, drums and piano, and he also used to sing in a band. Recently, John has started to study Astronomy.

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      Dr Juraj Kocis

      Dental practitioner
      GDC No. 84276

      Dr Kocis graduated from University of PJ Safarik in Slovakia in 1998 and remained as both dentist and lecturer of stomatology at the Dental Clinic in their Department of Prosthodontics, where he stayed until 2005, before moving to the UK to continue practising. As Juraj gained more expertise, he developed a special interest in implantology.

      In 2007, he expanded his knowledge by attending national and international implantology courses such as Q-Implant and Soft Tissue Management courses. Between then and now, Juraj has placed hundreds of implants and is currently undergoing the Advanced 2-year Implant course at Campbell Academy to push his abilities even further, with a focus on complex cases and digital-guided surgery.

      On a personal level, Juraj is married with 3 children and enjoys spending time with his family outdoors, cycling, skiing and a bit of cooking.


      • Digital smile design
      • Cosmetic dentistry
      • Bone graft
      • Sinus graft
      • Sinus lift and block graft
      • Soft-tissue surgery
      • I.V sedation services
      • Simple, advanced and complex implant treatment

      Reasons for referral:

      • Patient interested in dental implants
      • Surgical extraction
      • Periodontics
      • Complex prosthodontics
      • Facial Aesthetics
      • 2nd opinion
      • Patient interested in cosmetic improvement
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      Dr Ryan Major

      GDC No. 277916

      Dr Ryan Major qualified from Newcastle University in 2018 and was recognised with an array of University and National awards for exceptional performance in clinical and academic dentistry. Early in his career, Ryan gained extensive training in minor oral surgery, facial trauma and dealing with nervous patients.

      Ryan aims to provide a very high standard of patient care and dental treatment with a gentle, caring and forward-thinking approach.

      Ryan is currently in the process of attaining post-graduate certificates in advanced restorative and cosmetic dentistry, in addition further courses in composite bonding, digital smile design and Invisalign.

      Ryan was born in Warrington and has recently moved back to his hometown. Growing up Ryan represented Warrington Wolves Rugby League Service area for many years. He enjoys keeping fit through boxing and is learning to play the guitar, but most of all values spending time with his family and friends.

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      Harry Marshall

      BDS (Newcastle)

      GDC 277826

      Julie Keery

      Julie Keery

      Dental hygienist
      GDC No. 2492

      Julie has worked in both NHS and private practices, and has also worked at Newchurch Hospital treating patients with learning difficulties. This was both challenging and rewarding for her.

      Julie has been at Hob Hey since 1989 and thoroughly enjoys her job. She has got to know over a number of great patients over the years. She enjoys continuing her professional development and finds herself on more and more courses.

      Julie lives locally with her husband Jim and two grown up children. Julie still enjoys doing things as a family, especially walking her much loved cocker spaniel Jasmine. She also loves reading and has recently attended a French course at night school.

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      Rosie Cruickshank

      Dental hygienist
      GDC No. 3935

      Rosie qualified from Edinburgh School of Dental Hygiene in 1990. Her first job was in Guernsey before she returned to her native Northern Ireland. There she became secretary and council representative for BSDHT whilst working in a private practice.

      In 2000 she married Michael and moved to England. working in Hampshire and Buckinghamshire before moving to the North West.

      Rosie has two daughters, Katie and Daniella.

      She is also a Tropic Skincare Ambassador in her spare time.

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      Uzma Iqbal

      Dental hygienist
      GDC No. 151319


      Mary Preston

      Dental nurse

      GDC No. 130356


      Lisa Murphy

      Dental nurse

      GDC No. 130307


      Beverley O'Brien

      Dental nurse

      GDC No. 139964

      Lisa Nolan

      Lisa Nolan

      Dental Nurse

      GDC No. 131834


      Angela Pryce

      Dental nurse

      GDC No. 267119

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      Marnie Bickett

      Dental nurse

      GDC No. 256771


      Chery Morgan

      Dental nurse

      GDC No. 121670


      Julie Westwell

      Practice Manager

      GDC No. 150987


      Christine Lowe


      GDC No. 137483

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