Meet the team at St Annes Dental

We are team of 15 people including 4 dentists and 2 hygienists. Find out some more information about our staff below.


Hakan - Dentist

Hakan qualified at Umea University in Northern Sweden in 1997. Initially, he worked as a general dental consultant in Stockholm for two years. In 1999 Hakan moved to the United Kingdom and worked in a mixed NHS/private practice in Totnes, Devon where he stayed for three years, before moving to another mixed NHS/private practice in Brighton.

Hakan took over St Annes Dental Practice in 2008. He enjoys working on all aspects of dentistry and sees himself as a family dentist.

GDC number - 76288



James Fokinther- Dentist

Dr James Fokinther graduated from the university of Glasgow in Scotland. He has experience in treating a wide range of dental procedures from working in Scotland, Australia and now at St Anne’s. James has focused his professional development on aesthetic dentistry and is completing post graduate education in oral surgery and dental implants. He works on providing pain free dentistry, creating a pleasant patient experience for everyone and taking time to explain all treatment options available.

Away from work, James loves travelling, gym training and all sports.

GDC number - 210099



Dominic  - Dentist

Dominic qualified from the University of Manchester in 1999 and has gained a broad experience working in clinics in Brighton, London, Australia and Barcelona, where he learned to speak Spanish. He returned to settle in Sussex in 2011.

He enjoys all aspects of general dentistry and likes to work together with his patients to create personalised treatment plans tailored to their individual dental health needs and goals.

GDC number - 76098



Susan - Dentist

Susan qualified in 1994 from The University of Stellenbosch, South Africa. After qualifying, she moved to the UK for 6 years before returning to South Africa and running a private practice for 16 years. During this time, she co-founded the tooth fairy project at Red Cross Children's Hospital. The project worked with children, parents and staff educating them to become oral health experts. She returned to the UK in 2017.

She particularly enjoys orthodontics, restoring implants and care for the elderly but does all aspects of dentistry.  Balance in life is also something she values - loving nature, walking and travelling.

GDC number - 70205




Chrissie EDH (Cardiff) GDC: 3473


Honoria Montague - Hygienist Dip Dent Hygiene RCS Eng 2014 Dip Dent Therapy Eng 2014 GDC: 190362


Why Choose Us?

  • Family friendly dentistry
  • Latest cosmetic dentistry
  • Invisible braces
  • Dental implants
  • Dental hygienist services
  • Affordable payment plans


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Company Number - 6437049

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