Adam Blake BDS, GDC
Adam grew up in Truro and attended Cardiff University qualifying in 1999. He spent a few years working in the city before moving back home to Cornwall and joining the practice as an associate. After a couple of years, along with Fergus, Adam bought the practice and set up Truro Dental Health. Outside of dentistry Adam enjoys rugby, gardening and spending time with his wife, 3 children and dog.
Fergus Gill BDS, GDC 73428
After leaving Liverpool in 1998 I worked as an associate in general practice in Tunbridge. Then after meeting my future wife on holiday, we moved to New Zealand where we lived and worked on both north and south islands for two years.
On returning to England in 2004 Fergus took an associate job at Glover and Harrison practice and in time, along with Adam, worked a partnership and bought the practice forming Truro Dental Health, and as they say, the rest is history.
Fergus enjoys mountain biking and snowboarding. He spends time with his two young children and building his house
William Bateman BDS, GDC
Jessica Kent BSc (Hons) BDS (Hons) MCGDent. GDC 284102
Jessica qualified in dental surgery from King’s College London with honours after studying Biomedical Sciences at Southampton University achieving first class honours.
Since coming back home to Cornwall she has been working in general practice and as a house officer in maxillofacial and oral surgery at the Royal Cornwall Hospital. She also supervises undergraduate students at Peninsula Dental School.
On top of providing general treatments in practice, Jess has completed her certificate in implant dentistry and will be placing implants alongside Will. She is also currently undertaking an MSc in Restorative Dentistry at Peninsula Dental School and excited to offer more complex restorative treatments.
Outside of the surgery Jessica likes to run with her lab, Lola, and rows for Devoran Pilot Gig Club so is usually training on the Carrick Roads.
Miles Middleton BDS (Hons) GDC 265229
Miles graduated from Cardiff in 2016 and came back home to Cornwall to work with us full time. He always ensures patients are central to their care and endeavours to help patients maintain good oral health so teeth are kept for longer!
He enjoys minor oral surgery and is looking to provide crowns and bridgework for implants in the near future.
When not at work Miles can be found tinkering with one of his old cars or motorbikes and walking the coast path with his wife Lucy, and Golden Retriever, Duggie.
David Furze BDS MFDS RCS(Eng) MClinDent (Pros). GDC
David qualified from Cardiff University in 2000 and joined the Royal Army Dental Corp. He attained the rank of Major with postings including Germany, Bosnia, Brunei and the UK. After completing his initial surgical training in the Royal Surrey County Hospital he then joined private practice. He has since completed further postgraduate training at Kings College London in Prosthodontics. David’s implant training has also included a fellowship at the University of Berne, Switzerland.
David lectures both nationally and internationally on both the surgical and restorative aspects of dental implants and has published extensively in these areas. He has recently lectured in France, Switzerland, Latvia, Dubai and Oman as well as lecturing in the UK. David is a founder member of The Byrnes Implant Study Group, the BDA and SAAD (Society for the Advancement of Anaesthesia in Dentistry). David’s practice is now restricted to Advanced Prosthodontics and Dental Implants. Away from dentistry, David is a keen rugby player and snowboarder
Amanda James, Hygienist GDC
Amanda is married with three daughters. Originally trained as a nurse with the practice after moving to Cornwall from the Channel Islands. She then went into training as a hygienist in Leeds Dental Hospital where she worked at a clinical trials unit straight after qualifying in 1990. Amanda likes dogs and spending time with her family and dislikes having her photograph taken!
Jackie Berry, Head Nurse
Jackie has been dental nursing for over 26 years, 12 years at Truro Dental Health. She is radiography qualified and is our Lead/ Head Nurse. Married with two children and 5 grandchildren, she loves spending time with the whole family.
In her spare time she is a musician, playing trumpet for a few successful local bands, playing locally and sometimes abroad. She also plays euphonium in a brass band. She enjoys the Cornish sunshine and cycling when she can.
Reception and nursing team
Our friendly reception team, Janice and Tracey along with our practice manager Louise, have a wealth of knowledge and experience and are always happy to help patients with bookings or queries.
Truro Dental Health’s nursing team are qualified, or currently in the process of becoming qualified, and experienced to assist in surgery and help put patients at ease.