Dr Alison Lockyer – Dentist and Practice Owner

Qualification BDS Edinburgh 1980 (UK) – GDC No. 54140

Alison is the Practice Owner and has worked in general dentistry for over 35 years. She started Number One Dental Practice in 1995 when she moved to Leicester.
Alison’s working days at the practice are Monday, Thursday and Friday, when she can offer joint appointments, with our Dental Therapist – Kate.

Claire Rushin – Receptionist

Receptionist and Personnel Manager

Claire has been at Number One Dental Practice for over 20 years- since it opened. She loves working with people and has been in dentistry for all of her working life; first as a Dental Nurse, she is now personnel manager and part time receptionist.

Our Dental Nurses…

Sheena Kotecha
Dr Sheena Kotecha – Consultant Orthodontist

Qualification FDS (Orth) MPhil MOrth RSC (Edin) PG Cert Med Ed BDS Hons (London)- GDC No. 83698

Sheena qualified with honours from Guy’s, Kings and St Thomas School of Medicine and Dentistry. She completed specialist training in Orthodontics at Birmingham Dental Hospital in 2011 and did a further two years of training to reach consultant level. She was awarded a clinical prize from the British Orthodontic Society in 2012.

She is currently a Consultant at Birmingham Dental Hospital and Department Head, where she has a significant role in training future orthodontists. Her special interests include the management of missing teeth and adult orthodontics. She focuses on providing patients with high quality care in a friendly and caring manner.

Mr Daniel Saund

Associate Dentist
Consultant in Oral Surgery


GDC No. 80868

Daniel qualified from Bristol University in 2002. He has trained at the Royal Shrewsbury, Princess Royal Telford, Queen Elizabeth and Birmingham Dental Hospitals.

He has passed his MFGDP, MFDSRCS, MJDFRCS post graduate examinations and has successfully completed his consultant training in Oral Surgery. Daniel has over 10 years experience in Oral Surgery and works as a consultant at Birmingham Dental Hospital and is clinical lead for Oral Surgery at Sandwell General Hospital.

He teaches oral surgery to undergraduate and postgraduate students, and has widely presented and published on his specialist field both nationally and internationally. He places a great emphasis on ensuring his patients remain at ease and are
comfortable whilst undergoing surgical treatment.

Daniel is fully trained to provide treatment under sedation and has extensive experience in the management of nervous patients. He has a special interest in the management of jaw joint problems and dental implants.