Meet The Team

Meet the team at Hockley Dental Lab & Surgery

Here at Hockley Dental Lab & Surgery we are proud of the strong reputation we have built up for our second-to-none dental services we provide from our surgery in Hockley.

To make an appointment for any kind of dentistry including dentures, general check-ups, and tooth whitening, contact our team using the details below.

Practice Owner Jon Fribbins M.D.T.A/ (Btec)
GDC Number 152379
Clinical Dental technician
Dip Clin Dent Tec RCS Eng 2011
Qual – National Diploma in science (DT) BTEC 1994

Jon Fribbins was brought into Dentistry by his father who was a Dental technician for 40 years. They worked together for nearly ten years until his father retired. Jon bought the business and carried on his work with Damian Harington for a further ten years. In 2007 Jon decided to expand the business and move to a larger premises to be able to offer all aspects of dentistry to his patients.
In 2009 Jon returned to studies to become a Clinical Dental technician and graduated from the Royal College of surgeons in 2011.
Jon is registered with the General Dental Council and is listed as both a Dental Technician and a Clinical Dental Technician.

Dental Technician Damian Harington.

Damian has been with this family run business since 1999.
He is studying to become a (CTD) Clinical Dental Technician.
He is largely involved in the Construction of your dentures and dealing with patients who have denture repairs.

Dentist David Sinclair BDS (U.London)

David Sinclair qualified in 1985, also practicing in Harley Street.
David offers many years of knowledge and experience with particular interest in jaw problems (TMJ), orthodontics and cosmetic treatments such as implants, crowns and bridges. He offers holistic treatments.

Dentist Katja Schlee
Zahnarzt Giessen 1995, MSc in oral Implantology Frankfurt 2015

Dr Katja Schlee has extensive experience in Implant treatment as well as a wide range of cosmetic treatments.
She has completed an MSC in oral Implantology.
Katja qualified as a dentist in 1995 in Germany and has been working in the London area since 1997.
She has been placing and restoring dental implants since 2005.

Receptionist Sara Hackett

Sara qualified as a Dental nurse from The London Hospital in 1992.
She started working with us as a receptionist in 2014.
She is the first person you meet on entering the surgery and is friendly and professional.
She has a wealth of experience and is dedicated to providing you with excellent customer service.

The Dental Nurses

Claire Timpson

Qualified in 1999 with the National examination board for dental nurses. She has also completed a course on assisting implant placement in 2012.
Claire assists both dentists in the surgery giving patients a warm and friendly welcome. Helping you feel at ease, especially nervous patients who need support.

Hayley Thorpe

Hayley has had many years of experience in patient care and Dental nursing before she came to us last year. She qualified in 2015 with the nvq dental nurses qualification. She has great enthusiasm for the CQC side of dentistry.
She has a bubbly caring nature and is a great asset to the surgery.


Our hygienist works alongside our Dentists to provide you with high quality care tailored to your needs.
The Hygienist is available on a Monday and provides a late evening for your convenience.

Situated behind Hockley Library
Southend Road public carpark
 SS5 4PZ
For disabled parking please call the surgery before your visit 
Opening hours:

Monday - Friday
7am – 5pm

Late night

By appointment

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