Meet The Team

Geraint. R. Evans – BDS (Bham) 1985, MSc GDP, Cert Clin Ed, Cert Implant Dentistry (practice principle) GDC 60594

Geraint Evans established Rowtree Dental Care in 1996 when he moved from his original practice in West Hunsbury which he set up in 1988.

The practice was purpose built but has been extended several times since as the practice grew.

Geraint has a Masters degree in Advanced General Practice and Post graduate Certificates in Implant Dentistry and Medical Education. He mixes treatment of complex cases with the care of his regular patients many of whom have been patients for over 20 years.

Geraint is very involved with dental education and was previously employed as the Dental Foundation Programme Director for the Northamptonshire young dentist postgraduate training.

Geraint won the title of Vocational Trainer of the year for the UK in 2005.

Helping to develop the careers of young dentists has been an important and rewarding part of his career and their continued success gives him great satisfaction.

Geriant is a member of the British Dental Association and Association of Implant Dentistry. He is also a long serving member of the Northamptonshire Local Dental committee.

Geraint appreciates the importance of his practice team, dental technicians and his loyal patients in the building of a happy and successful practice.

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Ronak Patel – BDS (Hons) MJDF (RCS) (Associate) GDC 228811

Ronak qualified from Kings College London with Honours and went on to successfully complete his exams to become a member of the Royal College of Surgeons. Focusing on prevention and treating anxious patients, Ronak is committed to providing the highest possible quality of general dental care to all patients

Folake Brown – BDS (Associate) GDC 83315

After graduating from Newcastle University in 2004, Folake returned to her home town of Northampton in 2009 as a general dental practitioner. She takes pride in her careful treatment of children and anxious patients. In addition, Folake has a keen interest in dental education spending several years as a trainer of young dentists with Health Education East Midlands. She is dedicated to the practice of high quality, gentle dentistry.

Isabel Evans

Isabel is from Northamptonshire. Since graduating in 2017, has undertaken postgraduate education and worked in a variety of areas including hospital and children’s dentistry. Most recently Isabel was a tutor for dental students at Cardiff Dental Hospital and we are fortunate that she has chosen to continue her career with us in general practice.

Shanuka Sivakumar GDC 302084

Rose Brant – Dental Therapist GDC 215859

Janice Banks – (practice manager)

Jan joined the practice in June 2014 having spent most of her career in the private sector. She brings with her a wealth of experience covering such areas as customer service, office & staff management and Health & Safety. Her workplace passion is making sure patients’ experiences are continually improved and as such she is perfectly suited to deliver our visions and values.

Donna Hurst – Head Nurse GDC 204924

My name is Donna,
I started dental nursing in 2008 and became qualified in 2010.
I have been working at Rowtree Dental Care since 2010. I completed a radiography qualification in 2014.
I became head nurse in 2017.
I volunteered with Bridge2aid in Tanzania in 2019, I assisted in providing emergency dental care.
In my spare time I enjoy keeping fit. I like to go to the gym and have been doing home workouts since the pandemic started.
I also love movies and regularly go to the cinema.

Elizabeth Smith – Dental Nurse GDC 217536

Carmen Stephanescu – Dental Nurse GDC 289116

Loredana Pohoata – Dental Nurse GDC 292714

Caitlin White – Dental Nurse GDC 303963

Apprentice Dental Nurses

Ella Newbold started 23rd February 2021

Sian Ridgway started 15th August 2022


Wendy Hudson – Head Receptionist

Jane Jessup – Receptionist

Charlotte Barden – Receptionist

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