The practice staff

Stephen Sherrard - Dentist at Mere Dental practiceDr Waheed Syed - GDC No. 171927

Waheed qualified in 2001 and has 15 years of experience in general dentistry. Waheed offers patient care of the highest standard & endeavours to give you a healthy and confident smile.  He builds long lasting dental relationships and is both passionate & dedicated to helping you achieve your goal.

Waheed also had been placing dental implants and Currently studying towards an MSc in Implantology. In his leisure time he loves doing photography and travelling.

Stephen Sherrard - Dentist at Mere Dental practiceDr Jyothsna Mekala BDS, DPDS - GDC No. 146008

Jo enjoyed practising general dentistry in India in 2002, relocating to England in 2006. She has taken the statutory ORE exam and has been in dentistry ever since. Her range of skills, in addition to general dentistry are tooth whitening and cosmetic crown and bridge restorations.  Jo is keen in achieving a great smile for her patients in the primary care setting.

Jo also continued her education and gained her diploma post-graduation studies (D.P.D.S) in 2014 from Bristol University

Christopher Davies - Dentist at Mere Dental practiceDr Christopher Davies B.D.S (Wales) MSc F. OdontDist (Wales) - GDC No. 153638

Originally born in Newcastle, UK, Chris qualified as a Dental Surgeon in 2008 from Cardiff University, Wales. He worked as a Senior House Officer, in the Oral Surgery and Maxillofacial Department, Heath Hospital, Cardiff, gaining a good understanding of common oral surgery procedures. Chris also became a Community Dental Officer, working with 'Special Needs' children and adults and 'Dental Phobic' patients in the South Glamorgan area.

In 2012 Chris qualified as a Forensic Odontologist and on occasion acts as a forensic specialist/expert witness for the Crown Prosecution Service, Coroner or Immigration Services. More recently Chris relocated to Wiltshire to be nearer his family. He joined the team in Mere in 2012, and since then has increased his commitment and time at the clinic, working every Tuesday to Friday, seeing both Private and NHS patients.

Chris's interests clinically embrace all aspects of modern cosmetic dentistry and surgery along with a firm commitment to preventive and conservative dentistry. Chris feels it is important to keep abreast of the changing face of dental developments worldwide by attending regular courses and updates.

In his spare time, Chris loves sailing, fishing and Bee keeping.

Stephen Sherrard - Dentist at Mere Dental practice

Jenny Minors - Qualified Dental Hygienist

Jenny is our dental hygienist and joined Mere Practice in July. Jenny qualified from Bristol Dental Hospital, being awarded the prize in Oral Health Promotion. Jenny takes a particular interest in working with patients to gain the best possible oral hygiene, focusing on prevention, to get her patients as enthusiastic about oral hygiene as she is! She enjoys the country lifestyle in Dorset and looking after her dogs and chickens. She is looking forward to getting married in 2018 in Hampshire.

Stephen Sherrard - Dentist at Mere Dental practice

Laura Moss - Hygienist

Laura is our dental hygienist. Laura started dentistry in 1978 and over the years has done various certifications and diplomas including Certification of Proficiency in Dental Hygiene in 1987, FAETC 1999, Diploma in Health and Social care in 2016.

Laura has vast amount of experience in dentistry, Laura had worked in hospital settings and in various dental practices over the years. Laura is a member of BSDHT and Solent Periodontol Study Group.

Laura is committed and caring dental hygienist and likes the holistic approach to dentistry. Laura has worked overseas with Dent-Aid providing third world countries with dental care on three missions.

Tracy Adams - Dental Surgery AssistantsQualified Lead dental Nurse - Tracy Adams - GDC No. 141573

Tracy is our lead nurse and had been working as a dental nurse since 1991. Tracy passed her National Dental Nursing exam in November 2007 and passed her Dental Surgery Nurses in Dental Radiography with outstanding results in April 2009. Tracy is a registered Dental Care Professional with the General Dental Council.

Tracy does Race for Life every year for the last 5 years to raise money for cancer research. Tracy has interests in tennis, motor-cross and the paranormal!

Stephen Sherrard - Dentist at Mere Dental practice

Elizabeth Hilditch - Qualified Dental Nurse

Elizabeth returned to Mere after working in Oxfordshire in a dental practice for the past 6 years, where she qualified as dental nurse in 2013. Elizabeth loves spending time with her grandson and enjoys days out with him. Elizabeth enjoys swimming and walking in her spare time. She also likes to travel and explore new places when she gets an opportunity.

Stephen Sherrard - Dentist at Mere Dental practice

Helen Drewitt- Qualified Dental Nurse

Helen qualified as dental nurse in 2000 and is a registered Dental Care Professional with the General Dental Council. Helen had worked for various dental practices and locum nursed for the last 19 years. Helen also qualified in Dental Sedation, Oral health, and Dental Radiography. Helen joined Mere Dental Practice in April 2017.

In her spare time Helen enjoys dancing, films and walking her Labrador dog.

Stephen Sherrard - Dentist at Mere Dental practice

Jagoda Dziedzic (Berry) - Trainee Nurse

Berry joined Mere Practice in July 2016 and is training to be a dental nurse. Barry is very efficient, a very quick learner and an excellent dental nurse. Berry aspires to be a dentist in future.

Berry loves travelling, swimming, drawing and to keep fit.

Wendy Bailey - Receptionist at Mere Dental PracticeReception Staff - Wendy Bailey

Wendy had joined practice in 2008 as receptionist and now works part time.

Given the opportunity Wendy loves travelling around the world.

In her spare time she loves to walk her dog.