The Team

/The Team
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Dr Davina Mahoney BDS Lond   LDS RCS Eng

Davina qualified as a dental surgeon at The London Hospital in 1981 and since her training has worked exclusively at Felpham Dental.

I really enjoy working in Felpham village and many of my patients now regard me as a friend or part of the family. We cater for all ages in our new surgeries and we are able to offer late appointments and Saturday morning surgeries in addition to emergency dental care.We also run a dedicated Dental Implant Clinic with Dr Sharad Patel and offer the very highest standards of dental care .

We provide first class general, family and cosmetic dentistry in a caring, modern and calm environment.

Davina is married with three children and lives in Hampshire .Her hobbies include gardening, stamp collecting and crosswords.

General Dental Council registration number 56160

If you would like to meet Davina or have a look around the surgery, please call 01243 864663.

Dr John Harker BDS MSc Lond MGDS LDS RCS Eng

John qualified at Guy’s Hospital in 1976 and joined the Royal Navy rising to the rank of Commander and being appointed Advisor in Restorative Dentistry to the Navy. He was fortunate to find time between playing rugby for the Navy and the combined Services to obtain a Membership in General Dental Surgery in 1986 and a Master’s Degree in Restorative Dentistry from the Eastman Dental Hospital in 1987.

John has now mainly limited his practice to endodontics. He has accepted referrals for root fillings since 1990 and has extensive experience in the management of endodontic problems, root canal treatments, removal of fractured posts, instruments etc.

Felpham Dental is fully equipped with the latest equipment to optimise the success of your endodontic treatment including an in-house CT scanner .

John lives with his wife in West Sussex; he likes playing golf and watching cricket and is enjoying his new role as a grandfather.

General Dental Council registration number 49804

If you would like to meet the John or have a look around the surgery, please call 01243 864663.

Andrew Vance BDS Lond MGDS RCS Eng

Andrew is our newest member of the team and he is very pleased to be working back in the Bognor area from November 2015. He qualified from the Royal Dental Hospital in 1977. Andrew has developed his expertise in cosmetic surgery, occlusion and restorative skills, by attending numerous courses in both the UK and USA. Andrew most recently attended a 12 month course in cosmetic dentistry run by Chris Orr in London.

Andrew is also a UK recognised provider of 6 Month Smiles, a very convenient system to straighten teeth in 4-9 months.

His interests are theatre, film and Lindy Hop dancing. He is a member of the Bognor Regis Camera Club. You can catch up with what Andrew’s been up to on his website

General Dental Council registration number 51679

If you would like to book an appointment with Andrew or book a free consultation about your new 6 month smile , please ring 01243 864663

Helen Carter Dip DH RDH – Hygienist

Helen qualified as a dental hygienist from the University of Leeds and has been working in the West Sussex area since .Helen has worked at Felpham Dental for  2 years   and really enjoys being part of village life.

I really enjoy working in the team and many of my patients have now  become my friends.

Many of our patients like the idea that they can book an appointment to see me directly, without always having to see one of the dentists first.

General Dental Council registration number 5527

Diane has been a receptionist and practice manager at Felpham Dental for 5 years and really enjoys working in the dental team. Diane has responsibility for booking your appointments at a convenient time for you and making sure everything runs smoothly in the practice.

There are always emergency appointments available each day, so please ring Diane if you need to see the dentist urgently.

Diane is married with three children and her hobbies are travelling in her caravan and dining out at restaurants.

Kelly Blezard Dip Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy

Kelly qualified as a dental hygienist and therapist  from Manchester University  and has worked at Felpham Dental for 12 months.

I like caring for our patients. I know it can sometimes be a worrying time, so I always try to make the experience as stress- free as possible.

Kelly enjoys spending a lot of time with her family and travelling.

General Dental Council registration number 145324


Emma has been working as a dental nurse since 1989 having previously worked with Thomson air crew and gained her National Diploma in nurse training in 2013. Emma really enjoys working at Felpham Dental .

I really like the professional approach at Felpham and the dedication to patient needs. The team is very friendly and approachable. I have a very busy home life with my 4 yr. old daughter and I enjoy reading, running, DIY, and sewing.

General Dental Council registration number 251185