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Rob Oretti

Rob Oretti

BDS, MGDS, MFDS GDC No.63034

Rob qualified in 1987 & after working in an orthodontic practice for 4 years came to Newbury in 1992. Rob is co-clinical director of Pentangle Dental Transformations and has built a reputation for aesthetic treatment of complex cases involving cosmetic, implant & orthodontic treatments. In 2002 Rob became an implant tutor for a dental corporate and has taught many dentists on all aspects of implant therapy. Rob has published several articles on implant therapy, is a mentor and faculty educator for the ADI (Association of Dental Implantology), an international speaker for the ITI (International team of Implantologists), and is a Royal College of Surgeons examiner for the implant diploma (RCS Edin).

Steve Jones

Steve Jones

Specialist in Restorative Dentistry

BDS, MSc, MGDS, MRD GDC No.58554
Stephen qualified in 1983 & has worked in Newbury since 1988. He subsequently gained further qualifications in practice whilst teaching both undergraduate & postgraduate dental students. He has also been an examiner for The Royal College of Surgeons. His main interests are in the field of aesthetic implant dentistry & he has placed over 2000 dental implants since his initial training in 1989. He became a Specialist in Restorative Dentistry in 1999 & lectures widely.

Jane Exelby

Jane Exelby

Specialist in Prosthodontics

BDS FDS MClinDent MRD GDC No. 52844
Jane qualified in 1979 and after carrying out further training worked as a dentist for British Airways for 20 years. She is a Specialist in Prosthodontics and, in addition to working with crowns, bridges and dental implants treats patients who are referred with difficulties wearing dentures. Jane has been a teacher of Dental Radiography at Guys and St Thomas' Dental School and carries out most of the CT scans in the practice. At present she also teaches Restorative Dentistry to final year dental students.

John Hunt

John Hunt

Endodontist

BDS DRDP PGCertMed Ed. GDC No.57732
John qualified from the University of Dundee in 1983, and worked in general practice for 20 years before returning to University at the Eastman Dental Institute to undertake post-graduate qualifications between 2003-2006. Now his practice is limited to endodontics (root canal therapy). He also teaches and mentors newly qualified dentists in the Berkshire / Hampshire area.

Jane Exelby

Nicola Smith EDH

Hygienist GDC No. 4837

Nicola is the Pentangle's Dental Hygienist. She qualified at Guys Dental Hospital in 1995.

She has a special interest in patients with a history of periodontal (gum) disease and is particularly skilled at dealing with the maintenance of gum health around dental implants and is an invaluable asset to the Pentangle team.

Dental nurses

Nursing Team

Meet our Nursing Team


At Pentangle Dental we put a special effort into providing the highest standard of nursing care, our team are very experienced and well equipped to meet the challenges of our patient care. Our nursing staff go beyond just identifying the basic dental needs of patients. They provide support and compassion on many levels, efficiently addressing the needs of the individual. Ensuring our patients are comfortable and relaxed during their treatment with us.