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Meet the team

Our experienced team at St Francis are here to provide you with the highest quality service. Meet the team that will be treating you…

Alison_TarmeyDr Alison Tarmey BDS (Glasgow)

Principal Dentist

GDC No. 75836

Alison is the principal dentist at St Francis and takes pride in putting her patients at ease and creating happy smiles. She is dedicated to providing high quality, modern dentistry and has gained the Certificate in Restorative Dentistry from the prestigious Eastman Dental Institute in London. As a mother of two young children, Alison understands the importance of dental health for the whole family and enjoys helping children care for their teeth.

Alison graduated from the University of Glasgow in 1999 and has worked in private dental practice in Hampshire since 2001. Outside dentistry, Alison enjoys running, cycling and playing the clarinet.

Fred_SjoblomDr Fredrik Sjöblom DDS (Sweden)


GDC No. 77552

Fred is passionate about providing the highest quality care for his patients in a relaxed and friendly way. Fred graduated from the University of Malmo, Sweden in 2000, before starting his dental career in England the same year.

Fred has worked in private dental practice in Hampshire and West Sussex since then and has gained a wealth of experience in modern restorative techniques. Outside dentistry, Fred enjoys golf, walking and foreign languages.

Dr Doel Mitra BDS (London)


GDC No. 69107

Dr Mitra joined our team in November 2019, bringing with her 25 years of experience in quality, family dentistry in the South of England.

Doel believes the best dentistry is provided in a friendly and reassuring way, and enjoys working with anxious patients to help them feel comfortable in her care.

She is also committed to continuously developing her skills and expertise in the state-of-the art dental care, and is currently studying for a Masters in Restorative Dental Practice at the Eastman Dental Institute in London.

Doel lives locally in Chandlers Ford and, in her free time, she enjoys reading, dancing and yoga.

Mr Mohammed Al-Gholmy BDS, FDSRCS(Eng), BM, MRCSEd, FRCS(OMFS)

Consultant in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

GDC Specialist Registration 83112
GMC Specialist Registration 6113686

Mohammed joined our team as a  Consultant in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery in July 2016.  After qualifying in 1994, he became a Fellow of the Faculty of Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1998 and went on to obtain his Medical Degree from Southampton University followed by his Board Intercollegiate Certification in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh granting him Consultancy in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery.

Mohammed has an extensive Hospital Consultant practice, he has had numerous publications in peer-reviewed journals, and he is extensively involved in undergraduate medical and dental training.

At St Francis, Mohammed’s role includes the surgical removal of difficult teeth, including wisdom teeth along with placing dental implants and apical surgery (apicectomies).  He is also pleased to see patients with jaw joint problems, other oral lesions, or concerns over facial lesions such as moles.

Outside work, Mohammed is married with a son and enjoys spending time with his family. His hobbies include reading, especially around the field of aviation. Obtaining a PPL is high on his list of priorities.

Sarah Hayward

Dental Hygienist

GDC No. 177145

Sarah joined our team in October 2015, having qualified as a Dental Therapist and Hygienist at Portsmouth University in 2009.  Since qualifying, Sarah has worked in private specialist and NHS practices developing a wide range of skills and expertise.

Sarah believes that prevention is better than cure and that the quality of her work reflects her love of her job.  Home life is full of fun and laughter with her little boy and baby girl, and in her free time, Sarah loves to keep fit and travel.

Nikki Flint

Dental Hygienist

GDC No. 4327

Originally from Northumberland, Nikki has lived in the South for over 27 years. She trained and worked as a dental nurse before gaining her Diploma in Dental Hygiene in 1992 from Guys Hospital in London.

Nikki enjoys passing on her knowledge to patients and guiding them to achieve the best oral health possible.  Outside dentistry, Nikki enjoys travel, walking and keeping chickens.

Kirsty Underwood

Dental Hygienist

GDC No. 178954

Kirsty joined our team in September 2015, having qualified as a Dental Hygienist and Therapist at the University of Portsmouth.  She has also recently completed a postgraduate placement with a specific focus on preventative care for adults and children.

Kirsty particularly enjoys helping her patients achieve their own oral hygiene goals – and seeing the results in healthy teeth and gums.  Outside dentistry, she spends most of her time looking after her horse and enjoys getting outside and socialising with friends.

Jenny_AdamsJenny Adams

Lead Dental Nurse

GDC No. 111771

Jenny joined our practice in 1986 and over the years has got to know many of our patients and their families very well. She believes that listening and building great relationships with our patients is a big part of what makes St Francis special. Outside work, Jenny enjoys travel, reading and spending time with her family.

Rachel Davies Hansen

Rachel Davies Hansen

Dental Nurse
GDC No. 291618

Rachel joined our team in September 2018 and is proud to have recently completed her dental nursing diploma at Eastleigh college. She is passionate about providing patients with the best possible care, ensuring they are reassured, calm and happy during their visit to the practice.

In her spare time, Rachel enjoys travelling to new and exciting places, cooking, and reading.

Emily Daish

Dental Nurse

GDC No. 273237

Emily joined our team as a trainee dental nurse in September 2015, eventually earning her full dental nursing accreditation. Emily enjoys learning about all aspects of dentistry while helping her patients feel as relaxed and comfortable as possible. In her free time, Emily enjoys swimming and spending time with her family.

Emily is currently on maternity leave.

Lucy Bowles

Lucy Bowles

Trainee Dental Nurse

Lucy is currently training with our team, working towards her full Dental Nurse qualification in March 2021. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking and spending time with her friends and family. Despite being a very gentle person, she gained her black belt in karate at age 14!

Rosie Pullin

Rosie Pullin

Trainee Dental Nurse

Rosie joined our team as a Trainee Dental Nurse in 2020, as she works towards her Dental Nursing Diploma at Eastleigh College. Rosie is excited about learning more about dental nursing while caring for patients in a way that makes them feel happy and relaxed. In her spare time, Rosie enjoys walking her Cockapoo, Marlie, painting and spending time with friends and family.


Linda Citrone


Linda has been part of our reception team at St Francis since 2001. She believes in the importance of making patients feel comfortable during their visit and describes her greatest joy as “bringing a smile to their faces, knowing they feel valued and respected and looking forward to their next visit”.

Sarah Foy

Practice Administrator

Sarah joined our team as our practice administrator in 2015. She enjoys meeting people, getting to know our patients, and helping to make St Francis a great place to visit. Outside work, she has trained as a yoga instructor and enjoys climbing and spending time with her family outdoors.