Nurses & Reception Staff

Irina Cruceanu
GDC no: 169780,
Head Nurse

Irina is a Clinical lead at our surgery having worked with Anmol at another practice before he acquired this practice as our principal. Irina has been a qualified dental nurse since 2008, she trained as a dental implant nurse in 2009, qualified as a dental radiographer in 2010 and sedation in 2011.

Irina then passed additional courses to enable her to take both impressions and photographs for our patients.

Irina overseas the smooth running of the practice, ensures we are compliant and strives to ensure our patients have the best possible care and is always on hand to answer any questions you may have about your treatment and offer you support where required.

Vander Broom
Senior Receptionist

Vander has a wealth of experience predominately within an administration and reception capacity within the healthcare sector.

She is a very conscientious individual, has a great sense of humour and a caring nature, helping to creating a welcoming environment in the practice.

She was previously the Head Receptionist at The Lister Hospital in Chelsea where she managed and trained the front of house staff. She has a great passion for customer service and aims to deliver a first class experience to all our patients.


Heidi joined the practice in September 2017 as a part-time receptionist and treatment coordinator.

She approaches her role with a strong customer service background and prides herself on always putting the patient first. Heidi believes regular feedback from patients is the best way to ensure the practice’s exceptional standards are delivered at each appointment.

Outside of work, Heidi enjoys spending time with her family and friends and is passionate about the arts.

Alexander Blackfield

Alex joined the practice in April 2019 to cover maternity leave after finishing his studies at the University of Essex. He has experience working in multiple industries.

Alexander is committed to learn and work in a very busy environment. Alexander has a flexible approach and ability remain composed under pressure.

In his spare time, he is a UK national-level fencer, eager for competitions and always ready to face new challenges.

Jess Snelling
Receptionist and Orthodontic Treatment Coordinator

Jess joined the practice in August 2014 after spending 3 years working at an award winning orthodontic practice in Surrey. Her previous experience covers reception, treatment coordination and orthodontic nursing.

Jess has over 5 years of experience working in a dental environment and enjoys the interaction with many different patients every day. Jess will always greet you on reception with a big smile. Her extensive knowledge of orthodontic treatments and Invisalign has earned her the role of patient treatment coordinator.

Outside of work Jess enjoys spending time with her friends and family and her tortoise. Jess is passionate about baking cakes and has previously raised over £500 for local charities by selling them.

Geanina Salavastru
GDC: 273468
Dental Nurse

Currently on maternity leave. Geanina joined The Staines Centre Of Dental Excellenece in 2016 having qualified as a dental nurse in 2017. Geanina has gained her diploma in Dental Radiology in 2019 and has completed her Sedation nursing course at SAAD in March 2020. Geanina is planning to improve her knowledge, experience and portfolio with further qualifications such as dental implant nursing and particularly enjoys assisting during surgical and implant procedures.