Colin Pocock and Hannah Clark have been dentists in Birmingham since 2000 and now working together as principal dentists with over 35 years experience between them, they have built a reputation for their friendly, caring approach and delivery of the highest quality dentistry to their patients.
Our team of Dentists, Hygienists, Specialists, Therapists and Nurses and patient care team will make you feel welcome and cared for. We are proud of the care we offer and of our wonderful patient feedback and continue to offer appointments to fit around your busy schedule including early morning, evening and Saturday appointments.
We are friendly, caring and passionate about your smile.
GDC No :69337
BDS (Ncle) 1993
Hannah has worked in General Dental Practice full time since qualifying twenty years ago. Working together with Colin since meeting at Boots Dentalcare in 2000, The Dentist at Liberty Place has become firmly established In Birmingham as a provider of caring, quality modern dental care.
Through regular continuing professional development, Hannah provides holistic dental care working with each individual patient to achieve a healthy confident smile. Hannah offers a full range of dental procedures from simple fillings through to state of the art smile makeovers. Having completed the International Team for Implantology Foundation in Implant Dentistry during 2010, Hannah places and restores implants to replace single or multiple missing teeth.
Hannah is also a certified practitioner in wrinkle softening techniques including the use of wrinkle softening and dermal fillers to complement patients’ smiles.
In her spare time Hannah enjoys Ceroc dancing, Zumba and helicopter- parenting her 5 year old son.
Hannah Clark is a member of the British Dental Association, is Inman Aligner certified, a member of the International Team for Implantology and is registered with the General Dental Council – 69337.
GDC No :74737
BDS (Sheff) 1998
Colin has been providing caring dental care since qualification in 1998 and exclusively private care since 2000. Since 2000 Hannah and Colin have worked together closely on all aspects of dental care, this is because their ethos matches perfectly. They both strive to help each patient achieve the highest levels of oral health and tailor the treatment to suit each individual smile all provided with the maxim of gentle care. That winning combination of health and prevention together with aesthetics has helped The Dentist at Liberty Place go from strength to strength since its inception in 2006.
Colin always has his eye on the next big thing, whilst cautiously awaiting long term research. New services include Emdogain (the ability to regrow gum tissues lost due to wear and tear or disease) and the Inman Aligner (the removable and fast way to straighten the teeth without a fixed brace) These new services sit comfortably with the care already being offered; gum health treatments and diagnosis, healthy teeth, tooth straightening and Implants to replace what is missing.
Colin’s passions in life include his family, the beaches and the green lush countryside of Cornwall and mountain biking.
Colin is a member of the British Dental Association, ITI member (International Team for Implantology), certified in Inman Aligner care and sectional fixed braces certified practitioner, Emdogain certified and GDC Registered 74737
GDC No: 71768
Specialist Implantologist and Periodontist
Carl Horton joined our team in 2017 as our in-house specialist implantologist and periodontist. Carl is passionate about dentistry and has travelled the world sharing his knowledge and lecturing extensively on treatment models and his pioneering research.
After graduating from Birmingham Dental Hospital in 1996 Carl worked predominately in private practices but went on to complete an MSc in Periodontology and Implantology. He now divides his time between multiple practices but joins our team regularly to work alongside our dentists offering dental implants and gum surgery.
When not busy replacing missing teeth, Carl is busy at home with his family and enjoys long bike rides.
GDC No: 69270
BDS MPhil FDS MOrth RCS
Mark graduated in dentistry from Bristol University in 1993. After working in general dental practice and in the hospital service where he studied for his Fellowship in Dental Surgery Mark undertook a Master’s degree in Orthodontics at Birmingham University. Now a registered specialist in orthodontics, Mark has a Membership in Orthodontics from the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh. Mark has been a practice principal for 5 years in Solihull and Bromsgrove. Mark has a special interest is lingual orthodontics and has one of the largest lingual brace practices in the UK. Over the past few years Mark has treated dentists and many of their children.
Mark is a past editor of the British Orthodontic Society Business Supplement and secretary of the Midland Orthodontic Society. Mark is a member of the British Lingual Orthodontic Society, the British Orthodontic Society and British Dental Association.
GDC No: 63819
Consultant Maxillofacial Oral Surgeon
Tim joined The Dentist at Liberty Place to care for our patients who need maxillofacial care. This includes the removal of troublesome wisdom teeth in the comfort of our practice. Tim Qualified in Dentistry in 1988 and Medicine in 1996 and has worked as consultant oral and maxillofacial surgeon in hospital since 2004. Tim has a specialist interest in head and neck cancer. Tim provides sessions alongside our dentists regularly and accepts referrals from dentists to his expertise.
Tim loves spending time with his family too including three little ones! Where does he find the time?
GDC No: 70663
Dentist with a special interest in Endodontics
After qualifying in 1995, Liam spent several years working in general practice in the United Kingdom and West of Ireland. Liam’s interest in root treatments led him to undertake a Masters at the Eastman Institute London, which he completed in 2002. Since then Liam has provided general dental and advanced root treatments in a general practice environment.
Liam is very much enjoying his time in Birmingham and especially at the practice here. Liam is a very busy dad of 4 girls…no smelly rugby kits to deal with! In his spare time Liam likes to spend as much time as possible in the beautiful West of Ireland.
Dentist with enhanced skills in Endodontics.
GDC No: 80644
Insigam joined our growing team in September 2017 so that we can offer more orthodontic services to our patients. Insigam is a consultant orthodontist and has been on the specialist register for five years. She is experienced in complex cases and really loves changing peoples smiles to give them back the functional, confident and beautiful smile they are looking for.
Insigam can straighten teeth using traditional braces, more cosmetic tooth-coloured braces, removable braces, and Invisaglin invisible braces.
When she’s not changing smiles, Insigam has a busy home life with her husband, two boys and new baby girl.
GDC No: 153560
After qualifying from Kings College London in 2008 Sara found a genuine passion in helping patients to achieve the smile they’ve always wanted. After gaining a distinction in her Orthodontics Masters degree in Manchester, she can now provide specialist orthodontic care using a range of both fixed and removable appliances.
Sara has been awarded a speciality Membership in Orthodontics from the Royal College of Surgeons of England and is an active member of the Orthodontic Community having been invited to speak at the annual British Orthodontic Conference and has been involved with the teaching of orthodontic therapists and nurses. In addition she is an examiner for the MFDS exams for the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. Away from work Sara is a country girl at heart and loves being outdoors with her family. She is also a lover of all things to do with food!
GDC No: 130918
Dentist with an interest in Cosmetics
LMD Lisbon 2006
Maria has joined our team to bring her extra skills in cosmetic dentistry to Birmingham city centre. Maria moved to Birmingham in 2008 from Lisbon in Portugal where she gained her degree in dentistry and began her passion for transforming smiles using the most advanced technology in cosmetic dentistry. Maria bases her beautiful cosmetic work on the style italiano standards of aesthetic dentistry and offers Invisalign tooth straightening to compliment her smile transformations.
Maria is passionate about giving the very best care to each and every one of her patients and this is easy to see in her compassionate, gentle nature with an exceptional attention to detail. When she’s not studying techniques in beautifying smiles, Maria loves to visit her family in Portugal. Maria is also involved in Project Gambia – volunteering as a dentist for the children of Gambia every year.
GDC No: XXXX
Amy joined the team initially in 2009 and has progressed into our practice manager. She knows the team, the practice and our patients so well and makes sure that all are welcome and comfortable. Amy ensures that the practice continues to grow while following all regulations in place to ensure our team and patients are in the safest hands and environment.
GDC No: 201080
Clinical Team Lead
Waz joined our team in 2009 which means that her experience of the practice and our patients is second to none. Waz really enjoys balancing work with her new little baby. Waz is efficient and organised and so her role includes leading the clinical aspects of the practice including training new team members in how we do things here at The Dentist at Liberty Place. Waz is able to take dental impressions and clinical photographs and is a great asset to those patients embarking on a teeth straightening treatment.
GDC No: 6479
Cat has been our hygienist since the very beginning! Joining our team in 2006 when we opened our doors, Cat has a reputation for her gentle care and calming nature and so is perfect if you are feeling nervous about your gum health treatment. Cat works with us around her busy family life with two little ones and lots of weekend-getaways!
GDC No: 204931
Steve works with us on Saturdays to provide families with hygiene and therapy treatments. Steve is popular with our little patients who find his gentle technique and friendly smile (and the added skill of animal balloons) to be a good enough reason to fix those precious baby teeth. Steve recently married his wife Laura and we even let him have a Saturday off!
GDC No: 6595
Dental Therapist/ Hygienist / Orthodontic Therapist
Abbi joined our team in 2012 as our hygienist/therapist meaning that she provides routine gum health treatments and lots of restorative work in children and adults. In 2017 Abbi qualified as an orthodontic therapist from Warwick University and now assists our specialist orthodontist with teeth straightening treatments such as fixing and adjusting braces. Abbi loves this new line of work and we don’t know how she manages to balance it all with her two little boys waiting at home!
GDC No: 211984
Nikki has been a part of our hygiene and therapy team since 2012 and is very popular among her patients. Nikki approaches her treatment with a very calming technique which means her patients feel at ease throughout longer courses of gum health treatment. Nikki, like our other therapists provides restorative treatment for decayed or broken down teeth.
GDC No: 248767
Sally re-joined our team after studying for her diploma in Dental Hygiene
and Therapy. This is the job of Sallys dreams and we are so pleased to have
a passionate and dedicated yet kind and gentle team member. Sally passed her
course at the university of Sheffield with distinction and was awarded the
South Yorkshire paediatric dental care award for her outstanding work with
Outside work Sally is committed to her very close family and loves a good
GDC No: 265242
Hygienist and Dental Therapist
Jyoti has joined our lovely hygienist and dental therapist team this year and works with us every Monday. Jyoti is passionate about oral health and has a gentle approach to helping you make the change to regular care for your teeth and gums. Jyoti enjoys restoring teeth using tooth coloured fillings to achieve an aesthetic result and is great with little ones too!
GDC No: XXXX
Patient Care Co-ordinator
Tara has been our patient care co-ordinator for six years and is famous with our patients for her kind nature and helpful voice. Nothing is too much trouble for Tara and she is ready and waiting for your call. When not in her cosy seat behind our desk, Tara is busy on the school run for her little boy.
GDC No: XXXX
Patient Care Co-ordinator
Claire joined our patient care team in 2015 and forms a great relationship with all the patients she meets. Claire is an advocate for our patient membership and looks after our members ensuring no appointments are missed. Claire will always remember your name and is always happy to help.
GDC No: 259868
Patient Care Team Lead/Treatment
Jess joined our team in a new role to take care of our patients along their
journey. Jess has been in dentistry for a number of years and has gained the
knowledge and experience that can make our patients feel comfortable,
relaxed and always informed. Jess is your point of contact for any worries
or concerns about your dental treatment and is always available for a chat.
When she’s not working or learning more skills, Jess loves spending time
with her close family especially her role as “Auntie Jess!”.
GDC No: 200719
Specialist Dental Nurse
Sam joined our team as a dental nurse in 2007 and has helped no-end for our practice to grow. Sams experience have meant she is now our specialist nurse who looks after and assists our team of specialists providing more complex treatments to transform your smile. Sam is a qualified oral health provider and can advise children and adults alike on how to transform their gum health. Sam is kind and gentle and is always a hand to hold during your treatment.
GDC No: 260916
Kamille joined our team in 2015 and is a calming influence on all those who cross her path. Kamille is always ready to help, be that our dentists, our hygienists or our patients, she is kind and efficient. When we let her have some time off Kamille hops on a flight to see her family in Jamaica – wow!
Ireshika Prabath Kumara
GDC No: 274234
Iresh joined our team in 2016 as a trainee nurse and surpassed all of our expectations. Iresh loves her role as a now qualified nurse and is always smiling ready to help. Our patients often comment on how efficient and friendly Iresh is to have in the treatment rooms.
GDC No: 254750
Rhian joined us as a trainee dental nurse 4 years ago and has been qualified and growing her skill set for the past three years. Rhian always does things to the very best of the ability and pays attention to details so she is in charge of maintaining our equipment and testing it regularly to ensure it is in the best condition for our treatments.
GDC No: 243691
Hannah has been with us for four years and loves her role as a dental nurse. Hannah has a great team spirit and can always be found laughing and smiling with team and patients alike. Hannah is able to take dental impressions and photographs and is caring and always well liked by her patients. Hannah has recently had a baby boy and is loving her other role as a mummy!
GDC No: 118938
Jayne joined our Saturday team in 2017 and has brought along man skills from her role as a specialist nurse. Jayne is bubbly, kind and always ready to help, welcome to our team Jayne!
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