Who we are

James Baker BChD, MSc ConDent, MFDS RCS (Eng) (UK)

Owner, Principal Dentist & Specialist Prosthodontist

GDC registration number 72217

James is registered as a Specialist in Prosthodontics, the branch of dentistry concerned with restoring or replacing damaged or missing teeth. He graduated with Honours from The University of Leeds where he was awarded the Wattsman Prize for Clinical Excellence and the Charles Rippon Medal, awarded to the final year’s most distinguished student. He has a postgraduate Certificate in Restorative Dental Practice and a Masters Degree in Conservative Dentistry from UCL (awarded with Distinction and the winner of the 3M prize for clinical and academic excellence), Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, and the British Society of Restorative Dentistry Postgraduate Research Prize.

As well as practicing at Wimpole Street, James is an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer in Restorative Dentistry at UCL and the University of Plymouth. He has been elected President of The Dental Society of London and The British Society for Restorative Dentistry.

Claire Deacon EDH (UK) – Hygienist

GDC registration number 4869

Claire graduated in Dental Hygiene in 1995 and joined us in 2002. Claire is extremely committed to continuing professional development and regularly attends courses and conferences in the UK and abroad.

Julia Sparrow EDH (UK) – Hygienist

GDC registration number 4062

Julia graduated in Dental Hygiene and Therapy from the Royal London Hospital in 1991, where she was awarded the Best Clinical Therapist prize. She joined us in 2002 and currently splits her week between here and Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital.  Julia regularly attends continuing education courses.

Tina Frost – Practice Manager

GDC registration number 121593

Tina has worked at the practice for over 20 years. She is responsible for the day-to-day running of the practice and is your first point of contact for all enquiries relating to your dental care.

Hayley Bishop – Dental Nurse

GDC registration number 153318

Hayley qualified in 2008 and joined the practice in 2015. She has considerable experience in assisting with complex treatments.