John Joyce – BDS U.LOND 1983 LDS RCS

Principal Dentist and Practice Owner

GDC Number: 58556

John qualified from the Royal London Hospital in 1983 and practised in General Practice before joining HDS in 1992.

John derives great satisfaction from treating his patients regularly over many years and getting to know several generations of the same family. He attends regular clinical courses and meetings. John has a special interest in restorative and cosmetic treatments. He has completed a year-long course in Advanced Aesthetic dentistry. He uses high-level magnification and illumination to deliver precision dentistry. He undertakes complex restorative cases, implant supported prosthetics and implant surgery.

John loves being a lead member of an exceptional clinical and administrative team. He has close and long-standing affiliations with the most respected specialist clinicians. John takes great care in treatment planning, explanation, communication and patients’ informed choice. He is experienced in sedation techniques and facial aesthetic procedures.

Outside of work, John enjoys an active outdoor lifestyle with many recreational pursuits.

Dr Maya Dam BDS, MSc Restorative

GDC Number: 177584

Mohuya qualified from the University of Birmingham 2009. She is experienced in all aspects of restorative dentistry, with a keen interest in cosmetic dentistry including veneers and composite bonding. She is also experienced in Invisalign and Inman Aligner.

In 2020, Mohuya completed a Masters in Restorative Dental Practice at the prestigious Eastman Dental Institute. This is in addition to completing an advanced restorative dental course taught by the highly regarded Dr Paul Tipton.

Mohuya takes pride in her ability to create bespoke smiles to the highest of standards whilst making people feel relaxed and at ease.

Outside of work Mohuya enjoys travelling and experiencing different cultures. She is a mother of a very energetic little toddler and finds her daily practice of yoga and meditation certainly helps.

Dr Samuel Anthony BDS (Lond) MJDF RCS Eng

GDC Number: 259391

After working in Australia at the Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne for 2 years, Sam returned to his home county of Essex in 2020, joining our team here at Hockley Dental Surgery.

Sam graduated from Barts and The London in 2015 and has developed a keen interest in oral surgery following work at the York Hospital’s Maxillofacial department for 2 years where he achieved his MJDF qualification. Sam is furthering his
oral surgery study by currently completing a MSc in Dental Implantology at the University of Bristol. He is also taking on patients for Invisalign treatment.

Sam’s relaxed and friendly demeanour enables him to complete the full range of general and complex dental procedures while putting his patients at ease.

Outside of work Sam is a keen sportsman, currently focusing on rock climbing, golf and football.

Dr. Stephanie Weir BDS (Newc2007) MFDS (RCSEd) PGCert Advanced Aesthetics (Eastman 2016-Distinction)

GDC Number: 113604


Stephanie graduated from Newcastle University in 2007. She completed hospital posts in Paediatric Dentistry and Oral Surgery whilst completing her exams for membership to the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh. She then moved to Australia and worked in Private Practice in Sydney. On her return to the UK, she worked in Edinburgh for 13 years before moving to the South East.

She is driven to improve her professional standards on all aspects of aesthetic and restorative dentistry. She achieved a Distinction in her Advanced Aesthetic Dentistry Diploma at the Eastman in London which focused on improving patients’ smiles using composite bonding, veneers and crowns. Stephanie is also experienced in Invisalign & facial aesthetic treatments.

Stephanie is warm and friendly and always aims to deliver dental care in a relaxing, pain-free way to make even the most anxious of patients feel at ease.

Outside of work, Stephanie’s time is taken up with her young family as well as kitesurfing & paddleboarding.


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