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Our team


Dr Graham A.Magee
Dental Surgeon BDS. M.Med.Sci. (Dental Implantology)

GDC number: 52551

Special interests:

  • Dental Implants
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Advanced Restorative Dentistry

Graham Magee qualified at Liverpool University in 1978. He worked in general practice on the Wirral until 1983 when he moved to work in Trinidad (West Indies). There he ran and managed a seven surgery private practice, which was the dental wing of a private medical centre.

In 1986 Graham returned to the U.K. to work in general practice in the Cotswolds. Finally in 1988 he moved back to work in general practice in his hometown of Chester.

In 1993 Graham created the Chester Dental Implant Centre within the general practice where he was a partner. Finally in 1998 needing more space for the Implant Centre he relocated the Clinic to the present building.

During the years in General Practice Graham has undergone extensive postgraduate training to develop his skills in Dental Implant Surgery and Cosmetic Dentistry. His implant training was at Sheffield University plus several years assisting one of the most experienced implant surgeons in the country, gaining first hand experience in all of the varied techniques used in the placement of dental implants.

In 2004 Graham gained a Masters Degree in Dental Implantology from Sheffield University. He continues with his postgraduate education regularly attending courses in Britain, Sweden, France and America. He has lectured in the UK. Belgium and Ireland on CT. Scanning and 3D Planning in Advanced Dental Implant Therapy. He is a member of the Association of Dental Implantology.

Graham accepts referrals from other Dental Practitioners for the placement and restoration of dental implants with permanent crowns and bridges or over-dentures.

Graham’s special interests are Dental Implants, Advanced Restorative and Cosmetic Dentistry.


Mrs Christine Bannister
Dental Surgeon BDS.

GDC number: 66565

Christine qualified as a Bachelor of Dental Surgery from Newcastle University in 1991. After working in Cumbria for a few years Christine moved to Chester in 1994 and since then has worked in general practice in and around the Chester area.


Valerie Magee
Practice Manager/Dental Implant Co-ordinator

GDC number: 215465

Val Magee who has qualifications in Business Administration, has been involved with dentistry for twenty five years. She joined the practice team as the Practice Manager in 1998 when the Clinic relocated. Having been the recipient of adult orthodontic, cosmetic dental treatment and dental implant treatment in the past, Val can give sympathetic advice about dental implants from first hand experience. She also gained her National Dental Nursing Certificate in 2011.


Clare Taylor
Dental Hygienist RDN DDH (Manchester)

GDC number: 5349

Clare gained her National Dental Nursing Certificate in 1991. She continued to work in general practice until 1996 when she joined the Manchester Dental Hospital to train as a Dental Hygienist gaining her Dental Hygienist qualification in 1998. She joined the practice in November 1998.


Julie Dorricott
Lead Dental Nurse

GDC number: 110108

Julie joined the practice in 1992 she gained her National Dental Nursing Certificate in 1990 and her certificate in Dental Radiography in 2010. Julie is the senior nurse working alongside Dr Magee and is also a fully trained Implant Surgical Nurse.

Gemma Cartwright
Dental Nurse

GDC number: 219427

Gemma joined our team in November 2018. She is a fully qualified dental nurse and gained her National Certificate in Dental Nursing in 2011.


Lynsey Beck
Dental Nurse/Receptionist

GDC number: 110136

Lynsey joined us in October 2002 . She is also a fully qualified dental nurse. She has been nursing since 1994 and gained her National Dental Nursing Certificate in 1997. Lynsey’s primary role is dental receptionist, she also covers some nursing duties.

Lisa Northall-Hughes


Dental Nurse/Receptionist

GDC number: 118976

LISA joined us in October 2015 . She is also a fully qualified dental nurse. She has been nursing since 1991, gained her National Dental Nursing Certificate in 2000 and her Dental Radiography qualification in 2008. LISA’S primary role is dental receptionist, she also covers some nursing duties.