Staff

Dr Paul Bester B Ch D (STELL)

Dentist

GMC Number
71281
Special Interests
Paul has two children and most of his family live in the Canadian Prairies. His interests outside of dentistry include playing bass guitar in a local blues band, cycling, running, high altitude mountaineering and anything challenging.

You can also contact Paul directly via his email address
paulbester@live.co.uk

Additional Notes
Paul qualified as a dentist in 1989 at the University of Stellenbosch, just outside Cape Town.  He moved to the UK in 1996, working initially in Bedfordshire and then relocated to beautiful Dorset in 2003 where he set up the Kent House Dental Practice which merged with the medical practice in 2013 to form Lyme Bay Medical & Dental Practice

Surgery Hours

Monday
08:30 – 12:30, 01:30 – 05:00
Tuesday
08:30 – 12:30, 01:30 – 06:30
Wednesday
08:30 – 12:30, 01:30 – 05:00
Thursday
08:30 – 12:30, 01:30 – 05:00
Friday
08:30 – 12:30, 01:30 – 05:00
Saturday
Sunday

Dr Victor Spencer BDS (Lond), AKC

Dentist

GMC Number
56879
Special Interests
Victor is a keen road and off road cyclist.  He also enjoys spending his spare time hiking and reading.
Additional Notes
Victor graduated from Kings College Hospital Dental School in 1982. He has worked in general practice within the NHS in South Croydon, Bridport and Charmouth in 2006.He joined Lyme Bay in 2013 which has helped ensure the continuing care of many of his patients and also future delivery of NHS dentistry to the area.

Surgery Hours

Monday
08:30 – 12:30, 01:30 – 06:30
Tuesday
08:30 – 12:30, 01:30 – 05:00
Wednesday
08:30 – 12:30, 01:30 – 05:00
Thursday
08:30 – 12:30, 01:30 – 05:00
Friday
08:30 – 12:30, 01:30 – 05:00
Saturday
Sunday

Dr Renata Smailyte

Dentist

Special Interests
In her spare time, mother-of-two Renata enjoys travelling, golfing, skiing and reading professional articles and magazines.
Additional Notes
Renata, originally from Lithuania, started working at Lyme Bay Medical & Dental practice in December 2016, she has taken over from Katherina Blome-Becht and will be taking on all of Katherina’s patients as well as any new patients registering.

Dr Smailyte received a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 1988 from Kaunas University, in Lithuania. She then went on to receive a masters degree in business administration from Kaunas Vytautas Magnus University and now has 28 years experience in the dental industry, including the past seven living and working as a general dentist in the UK.

She is a member of European Association of Osseointegration, as well as other international and national dental organisation, and has received professional training around the world, including in Toronto, Munich and Pesaro in Italy.

Surgery Hours

Monday
08:30 – 12:30, 01:30 – 06:30
Tuesday
08:30 – 12:30, 01:30 – 05:00
Wednesday
08:30 – 12:30, 01:30 – 05:00
Thursday
08:30 – 12:30, 01:30 – 05:00
Friday
08:30 – 12:30, 01:30 – 05:00
Saturday
Sunday

Ms Audrey Chambers ~ Dip in Dental Hygiene

Hygenist

Special Interests
Audrey has lived and worked in Dorset for the last 20 years, has 2 children and enjoys any outdoor activities or going for walks with her cocker spaniel.
Additional Notes
Audrey qualified at the Royal Navy Dental School, Portsmouth in 1984

Audrey started working at Lyme Bay in 2013 and works on Thursdays and Fridays.

Surgery Hours

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
09:30 – 12:30, 01:30 – 04:30
Friday
09:30 – 12:30, 01:30 – 04:30
Saturday
Sunday

Miss Claire Skinner ~ Dip in dental nursing

Head Dental Nurse

GMC Number
255000

Miss Kelly Polanek ~ Dip in Dental Nurse

Dental Nurse

GMC Number
263666

Louise Herring ~ Dip in Dental Nurse


Miss Yasmin Chowdhury

Trainee Dental Nurse


Miss Linda McCarthy

Trainee Dental Nurse