Jesmond Surgery Phone: 0191 2814444

Gosforth Surgery Phone: 0191 2132001

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Foundation Trainers / Staff


James Robinson - trainer Jesmond

James qualified from Newcastle Dental School in 2001.
He has been in general practice since then at Acorn Dental Surgery.
He has worked at the dental hospital and been involved in foundation training for several years.
James is an experienced general dental practitioner with interests in orthodontics, he is Invisalign, Inman Aligner & Clearstop accredited, cosmetic dentistry and sedation.


Gavin Venchard
- trainer Gosforth

Gavin qualified from Newcastle Dental School in 1984.
He is the Principal at Acorn Dentist.


Hospital & University Appointments:
1984 - 2005

General Practice Appointments:
1987 - Present


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Lectures and Courses Presented


Research experience, publications and presentation

Research Experience


Improving anxiety and pain control during local anaesthetic oral surgery; a study utilizing a combined Nitrous Oxide and Midazalam sedation technique.




1985 – British Society for dental research Warwick.
Title: The effect of different local anaesthetic solutions and techniques on the incidence of painful socket.

2003 – International Federation of Dental Anesthesiology Societies
Title: A study untilising a combination of Nitrous oxide and intravenous Midazalam for sedation during oral surgery.



Local anesthesia and dry socket
A clinical investigation of single extractions in male patients.
International Journal of oral and maxillo-facial surgery - 1987: 16:279-284
J. G. Meechan, G. R. Venchard, S. N. Rogers, R. S. Hobson, U. Prior, C. Tavares and S. Melnicenko

A guide to clinical Audit
Part 1 Dental Practitioner April 1996
Part 11 Dental Practitioner May 1996

A study untilising a combination of Nitrous oxide and intravenous Midazalam for sedation during oral surgery. Abstract S16.2. Ifdas 2003 book of abstracts.

Improve sedation for oral surgery by combining nitrous oxide and intravenous Midazolam: a randomized, controlled trial
International Journal of Oral Maxillofacial surgery 2006
G. R. Venchard, P.J. Thomson, R. Boys

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Gavin Venchard, James Robinson, Dominic Ward, Oliver Hutchinson, Nick Maybin, Tanvi Sapre, Kenny Choo Fun Young, Michael Armstrong & Elizabeth Berry

Karen Scott

Gayle Daws

Jenna Armstrong, Leigh Ramsden, Hannah O'Neil, Laura Mason, Ashleigh Robinson, Lisa Carnaby, Stephanie Gray, Amy Moran, Rebecca Linkleter, Beth Bianchi, Demi Fairs, Lynne Harrison & Laura Ash