David Simpkins, BDS FDS MRD RCSEd
David qualified from The Royal London Hospital Medical College in 1986, and achieved the prestigious Fellowship in Dental Surgery (FDS) and Membership in Restorative Dentistry (MRD) from the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh. He is a registered specialist in Prosthodontics. David can see referrals for specialist consultations at our city centre location. For the last 17 years David has practised in Brighton undertaking general dentistry but focusing on more complex dental treatments including dental implants. GDC No: 61900
Aideen Simpkins, BDS
Aideen qualified from the University of Manchester Dental School in 1992. Working in an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery unit and later the Community Dental Service broadened her experience in Surgical and children's dentistry.
Since 1996 Aideen has worked in General Dental practice. Aideen believes in a sound preventative basis to dentistry and the importance of suggesting a range of treatment options. Her treatments can therefore be tailored to individual needs, requirements and aspirations.
David and Aideen have been married for 21 years and they have lived and practised in Brighton and Hove for the last 17 years. They have 3 children all of whom all play Rugby, so weekends are usually a family effort in either watching or playing Rugby. Both David and Aideen are keen tennis players and enjoy family time, healthy lifestyle and skiing holidays. GDC No: 68264
Matt York, Associate Dentist
Matt studied at the University of Birmingham and graduated in 1997. After a couple of years of training in Maxillofacial surgery he returned to general dentistry. Since then he has worked almost exclusively in private practice in Sussex and brings a wealth of experience with him. Matt loves the whole range of general dentistry and has a reputation for being very gentle. Away from work he enjoys running and taking part in triathlons, but his real passion is paragliding. He also enjoys languages and is currently studying level 2 British Sign Language. GDC No: 73048
Nicole Pickard, Hygienist
Qualified in 2009 from Kings College London and has been working at Duke Street ever since. Lives in Brighton. Likes spending time with friends & family, keeping fit & eating healthily. Also enjoys long walks in the sunshine. GDC No: 174710
Selma Feki Larsson, Hygienist
Selma is originally from Sweden she lives with her partner in Lancing. Selma is a keen cook she loves nutritious food and lives a healthy lifestyle. She enjoys going to the gym, outdoors pursuits and the beach. GDC No: 26051
Marie Hobden, Practice Manager
Marie joins Duke Street Dental Practice having been in dental practice management for over ten years. Marie has two children; Rebecca and Daniel and a Cavapoo named Lottie! Marie holds a black belt in martial arts and in her spare time she enjoys gardening, running and drinking fine wine!
Sandy Aldridge, Clinical Lead Head Dental Nurse
Clinical Lead Head Nurse and works in the surgery and on reception. Qualified as a dental nurse 7 years ago and joined Duke Street in April 2012. Lives in Shoreham with her daughter, Emily, and her dog, Ruby. Enjoys long walks and meeting up with family & friends. GDC No: 183046
Hannah Bainbridge, Dental Nurse
Hannah has been a dental nurse for over 5 years and lives in Hove with her daughter. She enjoys socialising with friends and family, stand up comedy, going for walks, visiting London and live music. GDC No: 241698
Lenka Kovacova, Dental Nurse
GDC Number: 117216
Kate Hedgecock, Dental Nurse
Kate has been a fully qualified dental nurse for the last 10 and a half years. She has gone on to do further training and is now a qualified sedation nurse. In her spare time she enjoys going to the gym and renovating her new home. GDC No: 131940
Zoe Dubery-Douglas, Receptionist
Zoe joins Duke Street Dental Centre as a part time receptionist having previously been a dental nurse for 15 years. Zoe enjoys running, socialising, reading and travelling.
Eoin lives in Hove, enjoys playing and officiating rugby and cricket. Currently studying Maths and Economics, while working as a part time receptionist and practice book keeper.
Conor Simpkins, Receptionist
Conor lives in Hove. He enjoys playing the guitar and making music. Next year Conor hopes to study music technology, media and photography whilst working as a part time receptionist.